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Nelson Buskers Festival

Thursday 31st January-Sunday 3rd February 2019

Three locations - three types of event:
* Buskers on Trafalgar (free family fun)
* Buskers on the Church steps (free family fun)
* Buskers at the Boathouse (ticketed, and adult only)

This year we have the following performers coming:

Hero-san - Japan - acrobat, breakdancer and gymnast. Herosan's otherworldly balancing, outrageous humour and chopstick skills will have audiences spellbound

The Atari Show by El Goma - an Argentinian from Germany - comedian and juggler.
HIgh-class contemporary juggling, physical comedy unsynchronised dance moves and upbeat improvisation El Goma has amused and mesmerised audiences in more than 25 countries.

Sara Twister - Contortionist and acrobatic archer. One of the only professional contortionists in the world who, whilst balancing on her arms, can fire a bow … with her feet! A unique combination of the unforgettable art of acrobatic archery together with spoken comedy and audience interaction. Ready. Aim. Fire!

The Silver Starlets – Canada – an all-female aerial acrobatic show. Full of glam, glitz and glitter, the Starlets use a 6m-high free-standing trapeze rig for their stage. They twist, tumble, bend, climb and fall, captivating their audience with charm, beautiful grace, and amazing strength. The

Family Friendly Featured Free


January 31
February 1–3


Nelson & suburbs

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Tickets from Ticket Direct


Additional Info

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