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Skylight Circus

Inspiring people with circus

 

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Circus Classes | Aerial Silks | Aerial Hoop | Trapeze | Acrobatics | Unicycle | Juggling | Ropes

Skylight Circus Arts run regular training classes throughout the year.  From youth circus to aerial skills, we have something for everyone.

Circus classes and training are:

  • For all ages and abilities
  • Sensitive and supportively staffed
  • Non competitive and inclusive
  • In our lovely friendly circus school, Rochdale NW

Train in new skills from juggling to trapeze!

For all class enquiries please email info@skylightcircusarts.com or call 01706 650676

Youth Circus

Skylight Circus Manchester NW Aerial Theatre Performance

“I love silks, I feel like I’m flying!”

Participant

COMING SOON Mini Aerial Class

“I love silks, I feel like I’m flying!”

Participant

COMING SOON Teen Aerial Class

“I can’t believe how much my confidence has grown.  The trainers are amazing!”

Participant

COMING SOON Adult Aerial Classes

“Aerial class is great for keeping fit and creative”

Participant

Adults Circus Night

“I’m really enjoying adults circus night!  It’s a great way to have fun and keep fit at the same time!”

Participant

Silver Circus (over 65's)

“My grandchildren are really proud that Nanna is performing again!”

Participant

Additional Needs and Disabilities

“The children ‘light up’ when they come to Skylight, they enjoy the circus sessions so much.  I’ve also made lots of new friends with other parents!”

Parent

Kirkholt Circus Wow!

We're bringing circus skills to Kirkholt during the summer holidays.  Skylight are offering FREE workshops designed for young people to try their hands - and feet! - at a wide range of circus skills.  From plate spinning to juggling,  unicylce to pedal-go. Amaze...

The Rochdale Scorpion Walk

We are delighted to say that we are fully booked for our Scorpion and circus walk on the 12th June!  Our walks were planned to happen last year but everything has been on hold due to covid restrictions.   In early 2020 the young people from our Spotlight Troupe worked...

Free Circus Event

Join Skylight Circus Arts for a free circus workshop and guided walk to the site of the famous 'Rochdale Scorpion' fossil find. Have a go at juggling and plate-spinning at our HQ near the centre of Rochdale before heading out through Broadfield Park to see where local...

The Joy of Circus!

We recently ran Side by Side circus sessions for young people and their families.  Sessions helped young people who might be experiencing stress and anxiety or who have individual needs.  We frequently talk about how circus can improve confidence, self esteem and...

BGT Star with Silver Circus!

A star guest tutor dropped in on zoom this week! Steve Royle shot to fame coming 3rd in Britain's Got Talent 2020.  He's also known as 'that juggler in Phoenix Nights Live at Manchester Arena!'  The talented Comedian, Radio Presenter, Actor, Panto performer and Dad...

Skylight’s New CEO!

We are delighted to welcome David Allen as our new Chief Executive Officer!  David will be managing operations, freeing up the creative team, led by Skylight’s Creative Director Martine Bradford, to focus on bringing more shows and workshops to people throughout...

Covid Class Update

Happy New Year and welcome to 2021.   As you are probably all aware, Rochdale is now under Tier 4 restrictions. This means that our building is once again closed to the public and therefore all classes, workshops and other sessions are unable to take place. We...

We are hiring!

Skylight Circus Arts are seeking an inspirational leader with extensive experience of working in the cultural sector. Chief Executive Officer £30,400  .8  4 dpw. (£38000 pro rata)  12 months, then subject to funding.  Application by email, referring to all items in...

Positive news!

We are thrilled to tell you that we have secured Henry Smith Community Match Challenge Funding!  We will be working with people in Rochdale who are disadvantaged by Covid19.  We've put a short video together of some of our work during the pandemic.  Maybe you might...

Pre Lockdown Classes 3rd and 4th November

Unfortunately, this is Skylights' final week for youth circus before lockdown.  Please note that Friday night Youth Circus has now been moved to Wednesday. Midi Youth Circus 3 November 6.00 - 7.00pm Youth Circus & Spotlight group Wednesday 4 November 5 - 6.15pm...