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Limerick to unveil circus Memorabilia collection at John McCarthy’s Circus Bar Exhibition


Tony McCarthy, Circus enthusiast, historian and and heir of the McCarthy Circus archive presents to the public for the first time ever, one of Ireland’s finest collections of Circus Memorabilia, dating from 1895 – 1966.  
Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) will be present at this significant launch and step towards bringing this fascinating collection to the attention of the public.

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New Circus residency exchange between Ireland and the Balearic Islands, Mallorca


The Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) are very pleased to announce the creation of a new partnership between Ireland and the Balearic Islands in the form of an international residency exchange with the Irish Aerial Creation Centre (IACC) and The Performing Arts Research Centre – Centre d’Investigacio Escenica (C.In.E) Sineu.

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Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle to take part in ARTICULTURE National Outdoor Arts Gathering for Wales

Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) CEO Lucy Medlycott will be facilitating a talk at Articulture the National Outdoors Arts Gathering for Wales (9 - 10 March 2018) in Aberystwyth.
The event will welcome outdoor art practitioners, funders, festivals, land managers and venues to network, share ideas and forge new projects and partnerships. The Gathering is presented by Articulture in partnership with a team of people and organisations passionate about live art outdoors, including the Arts Council of Wales, Independent Street Arts Network (ISAN), National Theatre Wales, Migrations, Natural Resources Wales, NoFit State Circus, Citrus Arts, Cadw, Arad Goch, Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS), and Visit Wales.
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Last chance to register for FRESH CIRCUS#4 seminar in Brussels on 11th-15th March 2018!


It's your last chance to register for Fresh Circus #4 - the fourth edition of Circostrada Network's International Seminar for the Development of Circus Arts! Co-organised by Espace Catastrophe and Wallonie-Bruxelles Théâtre/Danse, the 2018’s edition will take up residence from March 13th to 15th in Brussels, at Théâtre National, at the very centre of the capital of Europe. FRESH CIRCUS#4 is a not-to-be-missed international professional event and a key time for collective reflection, exchange and celebration of circus values!

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Save the date for Explore18 Seminar on Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle & ISACS AGM


Save the date! ISACS annual seminar and AGM is on Thursday 19th of April from 10:30 am until 4 pm at the Ark in Dublin.

Join la creme de la creme of the ISACS Network and embark on a full day's journey exploration into the art forms of Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle with open discussions and presentations from artists and professionals fascinated with this sector.

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Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network

Irish Theatre Institute, 17 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
00 353 (0)87 0541812