Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival
10 January - 3 February 2019 - Backstage Social Club, Market Square and North Quad
This summer Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival invites you to step into the heart of the city, the Arts Centre te Matatiki Toi Ora and beyond, for a whole month of extravaganza – world-class busking, award-winning shows and plenty of free spectacle for all.
Celebrating a rich 25-year history, Bread & Circus 2019 is taking the World Buskers Festival into the future, with reimagined twists and turns from 10 January to 3 February 2019.
Festival events at the Backstage Social Club include:
- The Miss Behave Gameshow (variety, comedy – United Kingdom/United States)
- Kaput (family, physical theatre – Australia)
- Melanie Bracewell – Melodrama (stand-up comedy – New Zealand)
- The Revolver Club (cabaret, variety – New Zealand and international)
- Guy Montgomery – I was Part of the Problem Before We were Talking About It (stand-up comedy – New Zealand)
- Breaking Bread (conversation – everywhere)
Free and hatted (there’s no cost to watch the shows, but donations are welcome at the end) events at the Arts Centre include Daredevil Chicken Club, Satya Bella, Mulletman, Dream Garden, The Atari Show, Pedro Tochas, The Miss Behave Street Show, Mickey J, Sara Twister, Biggest Little Circus and much, much more!
Dates: Thursday 10 January to Sunday 3 February 2019
Venues: Backstage Social Club, Market Square and the North Quad