Despite the threat of rain, organisers of Mullumbimby’s biennial Circus Festival were not required to perform a backflip to keep the popular event on track. More than a thousand onlookers thronged to feats of strength,balance and daring do in big tops little tops and giant figs at the Mullum Showground over the weekend. Hundreds of performers from around the country and around the world thrilled the crowds. One performer who from flew in from Seattle did bring his dog inspite of the recent Jonny Depp debacle. A highlight however was the return of ‘big cats’ to the big top.
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