Tumble Circus Big Top Arrives In Writers' Square, Belfast!

Tumble Circus Big Top Arrives In Writers' Square, Belfast!

December 15th 2023 – January 02nd 2024

 Following their hugely successful 2022/2023 performances, Belfast's forward thinking award-winning Circus Company, Tumble Circus are delighted to return with Winter Circus. Now in its seventh year, the hugely popular family show will be hosted in the fantastic, central location of Writers’ Square, Belfast. The Tumble Circus troop will treat you and your family and friends to a Winter extravaganza unlike anything else on offer in Belfast, with a host of death-defying acts to keep the audience on the edge of their seats! The Winter Circus shows will run between December 15th 2023 & January 02nd 2024 and will take place at Writers’ Square in Belfast; look out for the fully heated Tumble Circus big top tent!


Winter Circus will be an all human, all skill and all thrill event and this year, with the very special added edition of The Family Von Wood, a 2000 year old dysfunctional family tradition of folk dance, circus, comedy and Blavalavafurters with axes. Expect modern, high skilled acts, including acrobats, aerialists and jugglers in this one hour of hammer smashing, axe throwing Belfast inspired circus. Winter Circus Shows will be spectacular with an inspiring modern soundtrack, international circus artists and comedy characters that both young and old can enjoy, expect big laughs and mighty craic to be had.


Ken Fanning, Tumble Circus commented, “Last year was our biggest yet and we can’t wait to come back to Writers’ Square this December with our unique Winter Circus show, we will also have a very special guest performance by The Von Wood Family which is sure to get the heart racing! Come join us!”


Patricia Lavery, Head of Community Arts and Education, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, commented, “Thanks to National Lottery funding, the Arts Council is delighted to support Tumble Circus and their now annual Winter Circus. This Christmas show with a difference will delight audiences of all ages, pushing the boundaries of contemporary circus, showcasing incredible performers inside the big top, right in the heart of Belfast city centre.”


Winter Circus is supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Belfast City Council.



15th December 2023 to 02nd January 2024

Tickets from £10*

*excluding booking fee


Friday 15th Dec                 6pm 

Saturday 16th Dec            2pm & 5pm

Sunday 17th Dec               2pm & 5pm

Tuesday 19th Dec             5pm (Relaxed Show)

Wednesday 20th Dec        6pm

Thursday 21st Dec             3pm & 6pm

Friday 22nd Dec                 3pm & 6pm

Saturday 23rd Dec             2pm & 5pm 

Sunday 24th Dec               2pm

Tuesday 26th Dec               3pm

Wednesday 27th Dec        2pm & 5pm

Thursday 28th Dec             2pm & 5pm

Friday 29th Dec                  2pm & 5pm

Saturday 30th Dec             2pm & 5pm

Sunday 31st Dec                2pm & 5pm

Monday 01st Jan               2pm 

Tuesday 02nd Jan              2pm




Full Price £16*

Children (12 and under): £10*

Family of four: £45*

Relaxed show** Tues 19th Dec 5pm: £9*


*excluding booking fee

Children 2 and under go free


For discount group bookings and complimentary tickets for carers available, please contact: bookings@tumblecircus.com



Tickets available here: https://www.wegottickets.com/JossersBigTop


Family tickets are available on the ticket site, and group bookings (10 and more) can be booked via bookings@tumblecircus.com


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