VOLT Scratch Night on the 23rd

Once again we are back with the ever popular scratch night for early works in contemporary circus.  If you are on twitter do follow @ausform and check hashtag #circVOLT for most up to date info on the event.  We will be at Circomedia in Portland Square (as per usual) and tickets are £4 (no booking … Continue reading


Call Out for new circus work!

VOLT is one of the only Scratch Nights in the UK completely dedicated to circus. Launched in 2013 at Circomedia in Bristol held bi-annually for a growing loyal audience of circus lovers, makers and students. Each VOLT night we present 4-5 pieces of early and low-tech circus work. The focus of this scratch night is … Continue reading

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Looking back at and into the future!

As we go into the spring with this seriously welcome sunshine (!!) we start to look at what the autumn will have in stall. A date for all of yours diary is the 23rd of September which looks to be the next VOLT Circus Scratch Night. More info about that when that will be available, but … Continue reading


VOLT #6 Circus Scratch Night 3rd of March

The ever popular scratch night for new ideas, catching up with your circus friends, seeing some work and feeding back returns… VOLT Scratch Night is back! Witness an evening of early ideas and beginnings, be inspired chat about it. A chance for circus artists to share early ideas on stage with you, the audience, in … Continue reading


CALL OUT – VOLT #6 – 3rd of March at Circomedia

Happy New Year everyone! Have you got a circus project/show/act in the making? Here is your opportunity this spring to show it in development to an audience and receive feedback. We’d love to hear from you and know what you are working on. If you are not sure if you can apply or not email … Continue reading



AUSFORM MICRO-FEST 2015! ‘make up’ to build, to create 2. to invent, to fabricate 3. to apply cosmetics AUSFORM MICRO-FEST 2015 – a 4 day burst of progressive performance, live music, parties and workshops. A palette of colour, noise and mess, of sideways thinkers and ultra egos each with their own approach to transformation. Make … Continue reading



AUSFORM PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP November 2015 Open Call Do you have a passion for performance or event management and looking for experience? Are you looking to be part of a team that produces live/unusual performance in Bristol? Then this might be something for you…. Ausform is looking for a brilliant new member to join our small … Continue reading

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****FIRST MICRO-FEST ARTISTS AND EVENTS ANNOUNCED**** Ausform is proud and extremely excited to announce the official first line up of artists and events Ausform will be showcasing between 25TH – 28TH NOVEMBER 2015!!! THIS YEAR IS GOING TO BE EXPLOSIVE:   On Thurs 26th November We join forces as.. THORNY AND AUSFORM PRESENT: MANY MONIKA AND … Continue reading



VOLUNTEER FOR AUSFORM Welcome to this year’s AUSFORM MICRO-FEST 2015 A four-day burst of progressive performance, live music, parties and discussions Ausform began as a voluntary venture, over the years we have grown and grown but still love meeting new people and providing enthusiastic people with the opportunities to learn new skills and gain valuable … Continue reading

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Thank you!!

Thank you so much to everyone who came to VOLT: Women in Circus this week. Both the R&D’s presented were absolutely beautiful and more than 50 people shared their thoughts on paper for Maddie McGowan and Grania Pickard to help them develop their shows at the next stage. The amazing Paul Blakemore was there to document … Continue reading