Pictured: Carnival of Colours celebrates 10th birthday in Derry
The Carnival of Colours returned to Londonderry this weekend, celebrating its 10th year of showcasing local and international street theatre.
The two day event was organised by In Your Space at St Columbs Park in the city and featured acts from France, Spain, New Zealand and across the island of Ireland, with a mix of circus, musical and cabaret.
Highlights included performances from Gentleman Juggler Martin Bigpig, the incredible Strong Lady Betty Brawn, and The Barren Carrousel, with their stunning aerial escapades.
Young circus stars from In Your Space Circus School and Belfast Circus School also took to the stage.
Festival Manager, Cath McBride, said: “Carnival of Colours has become a key event in the city’s calendar and something our team are very proud and passionate to produce.
"The Festival provides a superb platform for showcasing local talent alongside international artists. We hope we have produced an event that creates an atmosphere of happiness, fun and total enjoyment and provides something for everyone, from the littlest to the biggest circus, arts and music fan!”
Gavin O’Connor from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland added: “Congratulations to In Your Space for creating a truly memorable event to mark the tenth year of Carnival of Colours.
"This creative and ambitious festival has fun at its very heart, drawing in crowds from across the city and beyond for a fantastic weekend of entertainment.”
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