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Expect the unexpected, savour the strange and revel in the ridiculous.

Saturday 29 Sept

Amusement for the whole family to enjoy - come along and see the streets come to life from noon with entertainment for everyone including live music, circus performances, dance and acrobatics. Take a closer look at what's happening on Saturday daytime.

Compagnie Quidams – FierS à Cheval

Beautiful parade of elegant larger than life glowing white horses

Street Circus Entertainment

Circus entertainment on the streets!

Circa Tsuica – SOLD OUT

Circus spectacle under a star studded big top.

Circus and Carnival Parade

Join this colourful and joyful parade

Company Chameleon – Amaranthine

Contemporary dance set on the streets of Derby.

Max Calaf Sevé – Anyday

Breathtaking trampoline skills.

VR Playground

Don a VR headset, and start swinging.

Compagnie Yann Lheureux – Flagrant Délire

Urban free-runner will make you gasp!

Angie Mack – Hoops, hoops and more hoops!

Everything you ever wanted and never needed to know about hula hooping


Twenty oversized blocks - dance and circus!

Showmanship and Performance: 250 Years of Circus

Photography Exhibition Reception

Bustler Street Food Market

Delicious street food market.

The (not so) Quiet Revolution of Kindness

Revolutionary circus spectacle.

Skate Park Competition

Displays and serious competitions!

Festé Crafts and Big Scribble

Let your creativity run free in our Big Scribble.

Sur Mesure – Fillage

Three circus artists a trampoline and juggling!!

Simple Cypher – Roll Up Roll Up

Hip-hop, circus, cyr wheel and juggling.

10 Years of QUAD – A Visual Celebration

Animations projected onto the iconic QUAD

Jon Marshall – 1950’s Sideshow

Sideshow Illusions. Once seen never forgotten!

Get Involved – Testbeds

Dance and street-theatre in development!

Wild N Beets – Bingo Lingo

Eyes down for a bingo game like no other...