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The Insect Circus

26 August, 2017

Roof Garden

Book Tickets


The magical world of The Insect Circus invites the audience to forget reality and become immersed in the strange and beautiful world of insects. Beetles and grasshoppers, wasps and dragonflies, demonstrate their dexterity with great skill and humour. Presented using marionettes, the show breathes new life into the traditional techniques used in Victorian trick marionettes.

The Insect Circus is brought to the roof garden as part of the Shuffle Festival, an annual event in Mile End. The festival exhibits creativity through film, science, performance, architectural installations, walks, food, and music. The theme of this year’s festival is Public / Private and the shows at the Roof Garden aim to highlight the public nature of the spaces at Canary Wharf.

For more information on the festival please visit shuffle-festival.squarespace.com

Crossrail Place Roof Garden events

All tickets for events at the Crossrail Place Roof Garden are free. A limited number of tickets are available to book in advance with the remainder available on the door.

Ticket bookers must arrive 15 minutes before the event is due to start or their seats may be released. You can find directions to the Crossrail Place Roof Garden here.

The Crossrail Place Roof Garden performance space is an outdoor (covered) amphitheatre. Seating is unreserved.


Running Time: 30 mins


Date: 26 August, 2017

Book Tickets


Shuffle Festival


Roof Garden

Crossrail Place, North Dock, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AR United Kingdom
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