Festival of Fools

Festival of Fools

Charity information

Festival of Fools

Festival of Fools was established to create shared experience and promote use of public space as inclusive shared cultural space in post conflict Northern Ireland

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    To transform lives and communities through the power of circus and street theatre. We aim to create opportunities to bring people from different communities together to celebrate our common humanity and to understand that diversity of background and culture is not a cause for division. We present artists from around the world to hold up a mirror to the folly of us all.

  • Aims

    Festival of Fools aims to:

    • To promote a positive global image of Belfast and Northern Ireland
    • Promote shared cultural space
    • Promote shared experience between people from different backgrounds and beliefs
    • To promote excellence in street arts
  • Overview

    Established: February 2006

    Board members: 6

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 83

    Phone number: 02890333003

    Address: 23 Gordon Street, Belfast BT1 2LG