Circus in the UK

The following organisations are not necessarily affiliated with the National Centre for Circus Arts but offer various circus arts activities and training opportunities.

The facilities available may vary and some only offer seasonal options rather than a year round programme of activity.

Belfast - Belfast Community Circus School

will@belfastcircus.org

www.belfastcircus.org

02890236007

23 & 25 Gordon Street

Belfast

BT1 2LG

Belfast – Streetwise Circus

http://sccw.co.uk/

streetwisecircus@gmail.com

028 9068 7828

8-10 Lorne Street
Morton Community Centre
Belfast

Birmingham - CircusMASH

info@circusmash.co.uk

http://circusmash.co.uk/

0121 439 2530

The Old Church Hall

2 Vicarage Road

Kings Heath

Birmingham B14 7AG

Brighton - BandBazi

www.bandbazi.co.uk

hannah@bandbazi.co.uk

01273 245584 / 07805 451530

Office: YPC, 69 Ship St, Brighton, BN1 1AE

Workshop Venue: Brighton Youth Centre, 64 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JR

Brighton - Trickswap

Bristol - Circomedia

info@circomedia.com

www.circomedia.com

0117 924 7615

St Paul's Church

Portland Square

Bristol, BS2 8SJ 

Bristol - Cirque Bijou

billy@cirquebijou.co.uk

www.cirquebijou.co.uk

0117 902 9730

Epstein Building
Mivart Street
Bristol
BS5 6JF

Cambridge - Cambridge Community Circus

contact@camcircus.org

www.chaos.org.uk/ccc/ 

07729420644

St George's Church Hall

Chesterfield Road

Cambridge, CB4 1LN

Cambridge - Cambridge University Juggling Association

Cardiff - NoFit State Circus

receptioncover@nofitstate.com

www.nofitstate.org 

02920 221 330
 
NoFit State

John Street

Cardiff, CF10 5PE 

Cinderford - Artspace

sally@cinderfordartspace.org

www.artspacecinderford.org/

New Mercury

3 Woodside Street

Cinderford

Glos

GL14 2NL

Cornwall - Circo Kernow

info@circokernow.co.uk  

www.circokernow.co.uk

01326 377008

10 Lower Market street 

Penryn, TR10 8BG

Cornwall - Cirque du Ciel

snj@nanq.fsnet.co.uk

www.cirqueduciel.org.uk

01736788463

Nanquidno Farmhouse
St Just
Penzance
TR19 7NU

Cornwall - Swamp Circus

Croydon - The Flea Circus

http://www.thefleacircus.org.uk/classes/

info@thefleacircus.org.uk

020 8664 645

Kidspace,

Purley Way

CR0 4RQ

 

Durham - Bell and Bullock Circus Theatre

bandb@supanet.com

www.bellandbullock.co.uk

01207 571 791

25 Pikesyde,

Dipton,

Co Durham,

DH9 9EQ

Eastbourne - Circus Monkeys

kate@communityarts.uk.com

01323 514322

Ratton School
Park Avenue
Eastbourne
BN21 2XR

Glasgow - Aerial Edge

info@aerialedge.co.uk  

www.aerialedge.co.uk  

0141 416 0202

Websters Theatre

Great Western Road

Glasgow

Gloucester - Engage

http://www.artspacecinderford.org/index.php/youtharts/

sally@artspacecinderford.org

01594 825111

The New Mercury
3 Woodside Street
Cinderford
Glos
GL14 2NL

Gloucestershire - School of Larks

schooloflarks@gmail.com

schooloflarks.com

07552 688 546 or 01453 835363

Nailsworth Subscription Rooms and Centre for Science and Art,

Lansdown

Stroud

GL6, and Gl5 1BB

Gloucestershire - Circus Maniacs

admin@circusmaniacs.com

For more information, click here. 

01684 – 854 412

TewkesburyUnit 62,
Basepoint Business Centre,
Oakfield Close,
Tewkesbury Business Park

 

Kent - Kinetic Circus Workshops

Kent - Jugglez Club

pat@jugglez.org

jugglez.org

01634 579561

Rainham School For Girls
Derwent Way
Rainham, Gillingham
Kent ME8 0BX

Lancashire - Blackpool Circus School

info@blackpoolcircusschool.co.uk

www.blackpoolcircusschool.co.uk/

01253 735725

34 Rutland Road

Lytham St Annes

Lancashire, FY8 4DX 

Leeds - Leeds University Union Circus Skills

activities@leeds.ac.uk

www.leedsuniversityunion.org.uk/groups/circusskills/

0113 3801 413

Leeds University Union,

Lifton Place,

Leeds LS2 9JZ

Liverpool - UK Acrobatic school

info@acrobaticschool.com

acrobaticschool.com

(+44) 0845 – 860044

Grange Road West Sports Centre

Grange Rd West

Prenton

Merseyside CH43 4XE

London: Battersea/ Clerkenwell - Flying Fantastic

www.flyingfantastic.co.uk/

07801 075488

The Wilditch Centre

48 Culvert Road, Battersea

London, SW11 5BB

Gym box

20 Farringdon Road

London, EC1M 3AP 

London: Camden - Skylab Studio

astra@skylabstudio.co.uk

www.skylabstudio.co.uk

07876440404

5A Ferdinand Street,

Camden,

London,

NW1 8EU, UK

London: Dalston - Mimbre

info@mimbre.co.uk

http://www.mimbre.co.uk/

02079238354

Studio 9, 139B Church Walk

London

N16 8QW

London: Finchley (East) - Airborne Circus

airborne@airbornecircus.com

www.airbornecircus.com

020 8123 6261

9 Dollis Park

London, N3 1HJ

London: Hammersmith - Albert & Friends Instant Circus

info@albertandfriendsinstantcircus.co.uk

www.albertandfriendsinstantcircus.co.uk

020 8237 1170 / 020 8237 1030

Albert & Friends Instant Circus
65 Aspenlea Road
London
W6 8LH

London: Harringay - Aerial Arena Circus

arenaaerial@gmail.com

www.arenaaerial.com

Unit K5 Arena Design Centre

71 Ashfield Road

London N4 1FF

London: Highgate - Aerial days

info@aerialdays.com

www.aerialdays.com

07974 980756     

Highgate Newtown Community Centre

25 Bertram St.

N19 5DQ

London: Highgate - Jacksons Lane

admin@jacksonslane.org.uk

www.jacksonslane.org.uk/

020 8340 5226

269a Archway Road

London,

N6 5AA

London: Holloway - Highgate Newtown Community Centre

London: Leyton - Gravity Circus Centre

info@gravitycircuscentre.com

www.gravitycircuscentre.com

07885 462 436

Unit 61, Cromwell Industrial estate,

Staffa Road, Leyton,

E10 7QZ

London: Primrose Hill - Circus Glory

circusglory@gmail.com

www.circusglory.co.uk

079 7345 1603

Primrose Hill Community Centre,

29 Hopkinson’s Place,

NW1 8TN

London: Shoreditch - National Centre for Circus Arts

info@nationalcircus.org.uk

02076134141

Coronet street

London, N1 6HD

London: Shoreditch - Upswing

http://upswing.org.uk/

info@upswing.org.uk

+44 (0)20 7613 4843

Unit 1,The Energy Centre,

Bowling,

Green Walk,

London, N1 6AL

London: Soho - Splats Entertainment

www.splatsentertainment.com

 

mike@splatsentertainment.com

 

07944 283659 or 0800 028 8101

 

5 Denmark Street

London

WC2H8LP

London: Sydenham - My Aerial Home

aerialhome@live.co.uk
http://www.myaerialhome.co.uk

07770 431448 / 0203 817 4870

Unit A2

Bell Green Retail Park

Lower Sydenham

London SE26 4PR

London: Regent’s Park - Gorilla Circus

info@gorillacircus.com

http://www.gorillacircus.com

0203 287 7179

(May – Sept) Regent’s Park

Chester Rd

London NW1 4NR

London: Woolwich - AirCraft Circus @ The Hangar

info@aircraftcircus.com

http://aircraftcircus.com/

020 8317 8401

AirCraft Circus / 'The Hangar'

Unit 7A, Mellish House

Harrington Way

SE18 5NR

London UK

Manchester - Circus Zapparelli

mail@zapparelli.co.uk

www.zapparelli.co.uk

0161 227 9551

4 Mallow Street
Manchester
M15 5GD

Manchester - The Circus House

thecircushouse@gmail.com

http://www.thecircushouse.co.uk/

07428947432

Unit 40, Longsight Business Park,

Hamilton Road, Longsight,

Manchester, M13 0PD

Newcastle - Circus Central

helen@circuscentral.co.uk

www.circuscentral.co.uk/

(0191) 2462836

Circus Central,

7 Rothwell Road,

Newcastle, NE3 1TY

Norfolk - Fools Home Ed Circus Camp 2015

www.foolhardycircus.org/workshops-schools/fools-home-ed-circus-camp/

01603 460446 / 07775691273

11 Church Lane

NR7 8AY

Norwich,

Norfolk

Northampton - The Circus School Northampton

info@thecircusschool.co.uk

www.thecircusschool.co.uk

07575 429 088

The Wooldale Centre of Learning,

Wootton Fields,

Northampton, NN4 6TP

Oxford - Oxford Circus Academy

oli@oxfordcircusacademy.co.uk

www.oxfordcircusacademy.co.uk/

07915818006

St. Peters Rd,

Wolvercote,

OX2 8AU

Reading - Circus Scene

http://www.circus-scene.co.uk/

info@circus-scene.co.uk

0118 976 1702

Hunters Point,
Hughes Green
Arborfield
RG2 9JF

Sheffield - Greentop Community Circus Centre

www.greentop.org

0114 244 8828

Greentop Community Circus Centre 

Saint Thomas Building

74 Holywell Road

Sheffield, S4 8AS

Sheffield - Jamboree Arts

http://www.jamboreearts.co.uk

info@jamboreearts.org.uk

0114 2618600

Jamboree Arts Ltd
203 Abbeyfield Road,
Sheffield
S4 7AW

Surrey - Circus Suburbia

mail@circussuburbia.co.uk 

www.circussuburbia.co.uk/

07984 017223

Hollyfield School gymnasium,

via Lambert's Road,

Surbiton, Surrey

KT5 8AA

Sussex (East) - The Circus Project

mail@thecircusproject.co.uk

www.thecircusproject.co.uk/

01273 739106

Hangleton Community Centre,

Harmsworth Crescent Hove,

East Sussex, BN3 8BW

Swansea - Circus Eruption

volunteer@circuseruption.co.uk

http://www.circuseruption.co.uk

01792 474004

Unit 4D
Cwm Rd
Hafod
Swansea
SA1 2AY

West Midlands / Warwickshire - Jester Academy

info@thefoolmonty.co.uk

www.jesteracademy.co.uk/

0770 946 9815

Based in Warwickshire, The West Midlands, London and Devon.

West Midlands / Leominster - Circus-Skills

circus@streetents.co.uk

www.circus-skills.co.uk/

01568 780301

Streetentertainers Unit 2,

Cockgate School, Bircher,

Leominster, HR6 0BL

York - York Jugglers

york@juggler.net

www.yorkjugglers.org

Lawrence Street,

York,

YO10 3WP

Yorkshire - Stumble Dance Circus

Touring - The Academy of Circus Arts

acircusarts@gmail.com

www.academycircusarts.org

07774 608090

The Academy of Circus Arts,

Circus Headquarters

Enborne

Newbury

RG20 0LD