A Year in the Life of Silver Circus!

Well, 2018 been a massive year for our Silver Circus project! Our Monday morning drop in class now stands at 20 members and goes from strength to strength, whilst our staff have worked with residents and day care attendees at three different dementia care settings....

Mr Kite

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...

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...
Team Building

Team Building

Team Building Workshops Do something different! Skylight Circus provides a unique team building experience… Juggling, tightwire, diabolo. plate-spinning, stilts, devil-sticks, hula hoops, trapeze, unicycle and walking globes! Inspire your team with a visit to...
Skylight Circus Arts presents – Generations

Skylight Circus Arts presents – Generations

Generations is Skylight Circus Arts latest collaborative performance project, where our Silver Circus Group and Older Youth Circus combine, to creatively explore ideas of ‘generation’ and create a public performance.   Working with Grania Pickard as...
The Brain Behind The Circus

The Brain Behind The Circus

Skylight Circus Arts has been working in partnership with Nurture Psychology for the past few months. They have provided a number of training days for our staff, who are developing their understanding of ‘The Brain Behind The Circus’. How we can use circus...
He Aint Heavy – Oddly Moving

He Aint Heavy – Oddly Moving

“ODDLY MOVING IS A NEW CIRCUS THEATRE COMPANY SET UP BY GRANIA PICKARD   Using physical theatre, aerial circus, audience interaction, storytelling and puppetry to reveal to the audience how Sean walks, talks and interacts with the world as well as how his...
Circus Stretch

Circus Stretch

Circus Stretch and Movement is a collaborative project between Can’t Dance Can and Skylight Circus Arts funded by the Clinical Commissioning Group. It is a creative participatory circus and dance project for young people of all abilities, including those who may...