Carnival of Colours

In Your Space Circus celebrates the event's 10th birthday with a performance-packed party over two days in St Columb's Park, Derry

Festival Details


Saturday, 09 September 2017 to Sunday, 10 September 2017

Put down your fidget spinners, put on your reading glasses, sit back, relax and prepare to be super excited – Carnival of Colours is back just in time for its 10th birthday and is having a massive party to celebrate on September 9 and 10 in St Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry.

To mark the occasion Derry's In Your Space Circus presents a host of international street theatre acts including Martin Bigpig, Umami, Jack Wise, The Barren Carrousel, Strong Lady, Jitterbug Jackson, Travelling Obo, Borris Feargrinn, Pauline Phitness and Bucky Buckshire, to name just a few.

Not only that, there will also be youth circus shows, walkabout performances, circus and dance workshops, a mini carnival, local live music on the Eclectic Picnic stage, a Fairy Garden, bushcraft with our Forest Friends, the Crafty Barn full of arts and crafts, yarn spinnin’ at the Woolly Wagon, delicious bites at the food stalls and a cheeky drink at the Giddy Box.

With the dust barely settled on Ballymully Cottage Farm after last month, Stendhal Festival will this year present live music on the Saturday night from Booka Brass Band, Ports and Roe, plus the Rumble Club featuring Gavin Povey.

Stendhal Carnival of Colours

Meanwhile the Sunday night takes the shape of a Family Cabaret featuring international circus performers, children from the youth circus, dance, theatre and comedy stars. A superb night for all ages guaranteed.

To view the full programme of treats in store across the weekend go to