A Handful of Dreams

An Celtic fusion of music, dance, and aerial awaits with an electric ensemble of aerial dancers and live musicians.

A Handful of Dreams by aerial experts Fidget Feet is an awe-inspiring and heart-warming outdoor show that combines aerial and circus arts with live Irish traditional music and dance. Infusing a specially designed outdoor rig with an ancient magic, this beautiful celebration will connect to the hearts of each audience member while restoring the joy of being alive.

The show is inspired by the poem The Stolen Child by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939). The innovative musical score is grounded in traditional Irish music and folklore but embraces a world of contemporary composition and sound design.

For Mela, we are especially excited to introduce a collaboration with our South Asian Dance Academy fusing traditional Kathak dance from India into the performance. At the end audiences will also have the chance to take part in a Ceili and hear live song from local community choirs.

No tickets required for this event.

Date and time

Saturday 20th August 1pm


City Hall

Ticket Price(s)


Contact us if you have access requirements.






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