Circus Mania hits Castlemaine as festival opens!

Circus Mania has struck Castlemaine with the inaugural circus festival kicking off with a massive opening night extravaganza last night and continuing through until this Sunday November 20.With ‘Big Tops and Tiny Tots’ for the youngsters, ‘Suitcase Circus’ for families and international offering ‘Rouge’ for the adults. 
Circus Mania co-organiser and Suitcase Circus member Caz Walsh, Rouge performers Paul Westbrook and Jessie McKibbin and Suitcase Circus performer Maddy Burleigh urge the community to get along to enjoy the festivities which will feature local, national and international talent. For tickets visit

Lisa Dennis
Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.