‘Mr Kite’

Presenting Mr Kite, a phantasmagorical circus extravaganza! Ever wondered who the Beatles are singing about in the song Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite? Earlier this year, Skylight Circus Arts was awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to research the history...

Our new staff member

This is the second week of us having our brand new apprentice working alongside our team, Olivia Maxim who has been with us for around 8 years growing up through our youth circus. We are super excited to have Olivia with us and work closely with our youth circus and...

Off The Streets – Summer School

With Special Thanks to W O Streets and Link 4 Life for making this project possible Off The Streets Report August 2018 By Charma Force Off the Streets’ gave 34 disadvantaged young people in Rochdale the opportunity to take part in a      creative circus arts project...

Circus 250

So this year is the 250th year anniversary of circus, and we couldn’t let that go by without some celebration, so at the end of the year Skylight will be putting on a performance inspired by a famous circus show poster from Rochdale, that John Lennon took the...