NoFit State Circus are pleased to announce the Clifton Street Party!
where: Clifton Street in Adamsdown
When: Sunday 28 August, 2022
A day of circus, dance, music and art held on Clifton Street in Adamsdown on Sunday 28th August, 2022.
Local creative partners, Rubicon, Inkspot and Fluidity will be supporting the day and there will be a mixture of live music, performance and workshops. For one day the street will come alive with participative performances and local shopkeepers will showcase the diverse range of foods and shopping opportunities to be found on the street.
We are thrilled to have our friends at Ingoma Nshya, a Rwandan women’s drumming group joining us for a live performance of their incredible African drumming; they are an incredible musical experience and we can’t wait to hear them live!
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This is a celebration of our community, in our community, inspired and made with our community. We welcome your involvement and enthusiasm. Come along and have your say.
Drop us a line to find out more, contact Jo T: [email protected], 02920 221330.
meet your community champions
Sharon is the creator and editor-in-chief of Alienated Magazine, a platform inspired by the isolation of the lockdowns which aims to give voices to young creatives in Wales. Connecting people through art and creativity is important to Sharon and she’s excited to explore the world of circus. Sharon is passionate about meeting the demand for diversity and responding to people’s cares and concerns to create work that they can truly relate to.
In his own words, Adamsdown dweller Dave is quirky and determined, he is a beat boxing enthusiast and professional plasterer who never stops moving. He has a smorgasbord of skills and talents and a real passion for helping people to express themselves. As a Community Champion Dave hopes to bring people who might be unsure how to express themselves into the world of circus and encourage them to develop a creative outlet.
Kelly is vice chairman of a homeless charity, providing essential items to vulnerable people in Cardiff. She worked for a while at the Clifton pub to develop the local connections she’d been missing since her move from mid-Wales. Living in a rural area before moving to Adamsdown means that Kelly appreciates how isolating it can be to live in a city and she wants to empower people to form new connections and to engage with each other in a sustainable way.
Pearl describes herself as bubbly, helpful and informative. She has quite the origin story, moving around between America, Jamaica, the UK, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and, most recently, spending 5 years studying an economics degree in China. Nowadays she can often be found working in Haven’s African Foods on Clifton Street. Moving around so much means Pearl is great at creating links with new people and she’s excited about creating the Clifton Street event with her local community.
Kendra is originally from Northern Ireland and is now living locally in Adamsdown. She moved to Cardiff to study a law degree, but after deciding a career in law wasn’t for her, pursued an interest in youth work after working at Young Offenders Institute. She is now a talented youth worker with Fearless, the National Crimestoppers Youth Service. Kendra joins the Community Champion team bringing a wealth of experience working with young people and will support is developing our community work in this area.