General FAQ

  • IS BREAD & CIRCUS TAKING PLACE IN 2021?

  • Yes – Bread & Circus will take place in January 2021.  For further details keep an eye on our website, follow us on Facebook and Instagram or sign up to our mailing list.

  • WHEN IS THE FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE?

  • The festival will take place in January 2021, festival dates will be announced soon. The full festival program will be launched in in November 2020.

  • Where is the festival located?

  • Bread & Circus will take place throughout the Christchurch CBD at various locations to be announced as part of the full program in November 2020.

  • What impact has COVID-19 had on Bread & Circus?

  • There is no doubt that Bread & Circus 2021 will look and feel different due to the impact of COVID-19.  The festival will be compact and concentrated on New Zealand artists. We’ve cheekily (and temporarily) updated the festival’s name to ‘Backyard Buskers Festival’ because this year we’ll be delivering an event that is made for and by the local community.

  • When the program will be released?

  • The full program of events will be announced in November 2020.

  • Who do I contact for media enquiries?

  • For media Enquiries contact info@breadandcircus.co.nz and we’ll be in touch with you directly.

  • How do I find out the latest information?

  • Sign up to our e-newsletter and receive the latest updates about our upcoming festival emailed straight to your inbox.

  • How will the festival ensure patron safety?

  • The safety of performers, audience members and Bread & Circus festival staff is and always will be of utmost importance to the festival.  The festival will continue to keep in close communication with all relevant Government departments to remain informed about the COVID-19 pandemic and any associated health guidelines or recommendations.

  • Can I perform at Bread & Circus?

  • Bread & Circus is taking artistic and creative submissions to be part of the festival in the summer of 2021. We’re looking for fresh ideas, event concepts, artistic proposals, and performances from any individuals or companies. No idea is too big or too small, we want to hear it! Apply here

  • Can I volunteer for Bread & Circus?

  • Please register your interest in volunteering here and we’ll be in touch at a later date. Register here

  • Can I be an intern?

  • Please email us to request an internship and we’ll be in touch with you: info@breadandcircus.co.nz.

  • Can I work at Bread & Circus?

  • Please register your in working at Bread & Circus here and we’ll be in touch at a later date. Register here

  • Can I be involved as a Food or Beverage Vendor?

  • Please register your in being part of Bread & Circus here and we’ll be in touch at a later date. Register here

  • I’d like to become a partner of the Festival. Who should I contact?

  • Bread & Circus offers innovative partnership opportunities that support brand experiences and help our business partners achieve a greater connection with our audience.

    Become one of our beloved festival partners by emailing: info@breadandcircus.co.nz