Catch! Festival 2018

There will be shows every day at CATCH! of all different shapes, sizes and styles. Take a look below to see what kind of shows there will be.

 

Please note: this page will be regularly updated with news on shows and performers, we will announce them first on the facebook page of the event so be sure to check there!

 

Monday

Opening Show and Welcoming to CATCH!
First show of the convention on the Monday evening is set to get us all in the mood for a great week ahead and inspire us to learn new things and train hard! More details announced soon.

Super-Awesome-Brainy-Expolsion-Quiz!
Teams of up to 5 can compete in this ultra-mega juggling knowledge quiz! Questions testing you on everything from juggling videos to prop brands, start swotting up nerds its gonna be hard-core! Prizes!

Renegade
With a bit of an attitude and a wild feel Renegades are places for anyone and everyone to get up and show their skills. ant to show just one trick you've learnt? Or a whole act? Maybe a group of friends has invented a new game, or has a story to tell? Music, dance, stand up and circus, anything goes here on the Renegade stage! Or just sit back and watch the madness unfold....

 

Tuesday

Family Circus Fun
We will soon reveal details of this, it takes place in the afternoon and is an activity appropriate for all age groups. A clue: it may have a lot of strings involved!

David Cain's Juggling History Show
 Join us on Tuesday early evening for a once ina life time chance to see this informative and entertaining show! All the way from the USA David Cain will be giving us an up close and personal insight to his World Famous Juggling Collection. With knowledge and details on a topic like no other he makes the perfect guide to a rich and colourful history of juggling, and those who have practised it. Afterwards there will be a "have a try" session with Mr Cain so you can be the star!

Look at all the amazing juggling props and tricks of days gone by we'll be getting to see!

cain show

 

Renegade
With a bit of an attitude and wild feel Renegades are places for anyone and everyone to get up and show their skills. Want to show just one trick you learnt? Or a whole act? Maybe a group of friends has invented a new game, or has a story to tell? Music, dance, stand up and circus, anything goes here on the Renegade stage! Or just sit back and watch the madness unfold....

 

Wednesday

Family Circus Fun
We will soon reveal details of this show! it will be appropriate for all ages and a lot of fun! One clue we can reveal is this show will have a lot of 'squeeky' performers!

Wes Peden - ZEBRA
Wednesday evening will see us revelling in the UK PREMIERE of Wes Pedens new solo show ZEBRA. Described as a "futuristic chandelier with a sense of humour" make of that what you will. All we know is the last time he came to our Cumbrian Juggling Convention with his solo show Volcanoe vs. palm Tree it was awesome! SO we're having him back! 

Taking inspiration from Sumo wrestling and fast food packaging and 1950s playgrounds Wes designs shows for space-stations and parking lots. He has performed in over 25 countries including Japan, Israel, Austrailia and Iceland. His energetic, complex and playful style has won him awards from the International Jugglers Association and Cirque de Demain. Wes graduated from Dans och Cirkushogskolan with a degree in Juggling.

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Renegade
With a bit of an attitude and a wild feel Renegades are places for anyone and everyone to get up and show their skills. Want to show just one trick you learnt? Or a whole act? Maybe a group of friends has invented a new game, or has a story to tell? Music, dance, stand up and circus, anything goes here on the Renegade stage! Or just sit back and watch the madness unfold....

 

Thursday

Gala Show
The highlight of the week as international performers come together to create a stunning one of showcase spectacular! Expect lots of juggling, lots of laughs and lots of fun! See the "Gala Show" page for more details on this amazing show!

Renegade
The final show of the whole event, so make sure you come celebrate with us one last time! With a bit of an attitude and a wild feel Renegades are places for anyone and everyone to get up and show their skills. Want to show just one trick you learnt? Or a whole act? Maybe a group of friends have invented a fun game or have a story to tell? Music, dance, stand up and circus anything goes here on the Renegade stage! Or just sit back and watch the madness unfold....

Friday

Pool party
If you fancy popping down to Appleby's Swimming Pool, we'll be there hanging out, and having fun! A great way to party at the end of a fun week!

"The Greatest Showman"
A treat from Appleby Remote Cinema Scheme, tickets are extra but cheap! Set to be one of the hottest tickets in town! See "Circus Cinema" page for more details.