Circus artist Poppy Plowman to perform Turk(ish) about identity and Western beauty standards

Poppy Plowman is a British circus artist with Turkish Cypriot roots. In April, for one night only, she will be performing an autobiographical piece called Turk(ish) at Jacksons Lane theatre in Highgate.

Combining live music, contemporary circus and storytelling, Poppy uses her diverse talents to discuss personal struggles of identity and Western beauty standards.

About Poppy Plowman

Poppy specialises in tight wire. She studied at  several different circus schools across Europe before graduating from Le Centre National de Châlons en Champagne (CNAC) in 2018.

She has since taken to hair hanging and has performed both disciplines to a high standard in several different circus shows / companies across Europe including:

Friction – Antoine Rigot

Brise – Cirque des Petites Natures

The Big  Bagaga Show – Company Ish

Wing Scuffle Spectacular – The Revel Puck Circus

Unity – Gorilla Circus.

Performance Details

Title: Turk(ish)

Date: Saturday 06 April 2024

Time:  7.30pm

Venue:  Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269A Archway Road, Highgate, London N6 5AA

Admission: tickets are priced between £11 and £15, which can be bought direct from the venue. There is a maximum 10 tickets per order for this event.

If you are a wheelchair user or have other access requirements, please see additional guidance on how to book via on the venue website – click here.

Alternatively, please if you need any support with making your booking, you can call the Jacksons Lane team on 020 8340 5226.

Tickets: click here to see Jacksons Lane seating plan and to buy tickets online from the venue


Main image, top, of Poppy Plowman in Turk(ish). Photo ©  Ellis Grover