Spaghetti Circus have risen to great heights and are now taking a staring role at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
Hundreds gathered in Mullumbimby for the Circus Festival which was held over the weekend at the town's showgrounds. The three day festival showcased a broad spectrum of Australian circus artists. SEE PHOTOS
Mullumbimby’s own Spaghetti Circus will be enjoying energy from the sun when their new solar panels are installed thanks to COREM.
Turns out Spaghetti Circus creative director Simone O’Brien and I go back a long way. She came to my place in Brisbane back in the 80s when she was touring with her feminist theatre group. She witnessed my performance in... Read More →
I first met Rhiannon Walker when she was just 14, a bubbly enthusiastic young girl with a peculiar talent for standing on one hand. In other communities she would have been relegated to cartwheels in the backyard with her parents watching... Read More →
While many circuses in Australia are moving away from using wild animals in their shows, the crew at Spaghetti Circus are happy to embrace their inner beast.
Mullumbimby is gearing up to host its first circus festival this weekend. Sharon Shostak went along to investigate.
Deborah Lily, Mullumbimby. If Mullum becomes a wifi hotspot I will do my shopping elsewhere.
Just over two decades ago Leonie Mills put in for a modest grant for disadvantaged schools for Upper Main Arm. With that she planted the first seed for what was to grow into Spaghetti Circus.
Both the Mullumbimby Community Gardens and Spaghetti Circus have festivals planned to showcase diverse aspects of ‘Australia’s biggest little town’ – as its residents like to call it. And Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce has come to the party, literally, stumping... Read More →
From humble beginnings 20 years ago, Mullumbimby’s own youth circus now has graduates performing around the globe. Last weekend they premiered their latest show at Mullum Showgrounds. Video Sharon Shostak