Celebrating 250 years since Philip and Patty Astley pioneered circus in London in 1768, Circus Sampler is the biggest free outdoor circus event in central London this summer.
Taking place across two weekends in the iconic setting of Somerset House, it offers an entertaining and varied line-up of exciting, outdoor shows. Plus Circus Originals, an exhibition uncovering a selection of the pioneers and new thinkers who have transformed the circus world today.
Crying Out Loud are pioneering creative producers bringing memorable experiences to audiences of all ages and abilities from circus and physical theatre makers at site specific events, venues, and festivals across the UK. As network leaders, we nurture artists and advocate for contemporary visual theatre by making connections, initiating collaborations, and creating opportunities across Europe.