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Gratte Ciel


Experience the joy and thrill of Gratte Ciel’s show TAWA. TAWA is an evergreen monumental tree with long willow like branches.
As live music fills the air, aerialists and acrobats spin in a spectacular explosion of colour, with incredible acts of human strength and resilience.

SIRF is committed to creating an environmentally friendly festival. The paper explosions that are used as part of this event are 100% biodegradable and some will be repurposed by SIRF Carnival artists in 2023. Gratte Ciel will also be planting tree saplings in Stockton-on-Tees which will offset the weight of the paper used in the show.