Festival Info

Bread & Circus – World Backyard Buskers Festival is Christchurch’s favourite summer street celebration. The event spans 17 jam-packed days in the Summer school holidays in the heart of the central Christchurch.

In 2021, Bread & Circus World Backyard Buskers Festival showcases the very best, hand-picked circus, comedy, music and acrobatic talent in Aotearoa. Escape the ordinary with edge-of-your-seat performances in iconic indoor and outdoor venues that will radiate across the city celebrating the rich, dynamic and diverse creative culture that thrives in our own backyard. 


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