"A blessing to Rochdale and its communities. The last few years have been the most difficult and Skylight's work is valued & needed more than ever within the Borough"
- Mohammed 'Shiri' Sheraz, Army of Kindness
"The youth groups loved taking part and learning new skills"
- Rochdale Connections (RCT)
Inspiring the next generation
"She walked out filled with all the confidence she lost over lockdown. Skylight are amazing and I'm so grateful for everything they do"
Skylight Circus Arts
Established in 1990, Skylight Circus works with all ages and abilities. From outreach to performance, we believe in circus with a purpose!
“I love coming to Skylight, it’s like my 2nd home, my circus family! participant
Skylight Circus Sessions Are:
- Sensitive and supportively staffed
- Non competitive and inclusive
- In our lovely, friendly, warm circus school or outreach across the North West
For all enquiries please contact 01706 650676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Projects and partnerships
Circus projects in the local community.
Youth Circus and Classes
We offer inclusive circus classes for all ages.
Inclusive Circus Sessions
We specialise in work for people with disabilities.
We deliver circus outreach sessions.
We create indoor and outdoor performance.
Keep up to date with our blog.
Local Participants 2021/22
Live Audience 2021/22
What we do
Projects and Partnerships
We apply for funding to deliver creative circus projects. We have successfully gained support from key partners eg Arts Council, Henry Smith, CCG and Children in Need.
We offer a wide range of inclusive circus classes. Classes range from mini youth circus to award winning Silver Circus for 65’s. Classes are social and fun!
Disabilities and special needs
We specialise in providing sessions for people with disabilities and special needs. We work with clinical pyschologists ‘Beyond Psychology’ to inform and target delivery.
We deliver circus outreach sessions for groups, events and festivals across the North West.
Support Skylight Circus
Support our work by joining friends of Skylight! We’ll be holding lots of activities for fundraising fun. Skylight Skydive? Sponsored stilt walks?
Make a Donation
We greatly appreciate any donations to support our work in the local community.
We have various opportunities for you to be involved.
Circus Rainbow Sessions
6 Weekly Sessions for LGBTQIA+ Teens Starting Thursday 20 October 2022 6.30 – 8.00pm
Contact Skylight Circus
Phone 01706 650676 or mobile 07421 008192. Alternatively, email email@example.com
How to Find us
By Train: An 8 minute walk from Rochdale train station with direct trains coming from Manchester Victoria or Leeds..
By Car: From Drake Street turn off down Church Stile. We have a private car park for all Skylight guests to the rear of the building. Please do not park on the street as you may get a ticket/fine.
By Tram/Bus: From Rochdale bus station we are about a 7 minute walk up Church Lane and onto Church Stile.
We are directly opposite St Chads Church in Rochdale Town Centre.