Youth Circus

Youth Circus class information

Below is a weekly timetable to give you an idea of our programme. For more details about each class and to book your child online please click the relevant class in the schedule below, or email: youthcircus@greentop.org.

  • Monday:  5:00pm - 6:00pm   Neighbourhood Circus Project

       6th January - 23rd March 2020
       Our Neighbourhood Circus Programme kicks off with a free taster for young people           in walking distance of Greentop Circus, aged between 8 to 14 years old.
               

  • Tuesday:  4:00pm - 5:30pm   Home Ed Circus

Weekly aerial (trapeze & silks) classes for Home Educated children and young people. Taster spaces available.​

  • Wednesday: 6.00 - 7.30pm Youth Aerial Progression

A weekly progression class in aerial skills for children and young people of 8 - 16 years. This class is designed for those with a good standard of aerial skills.

  • Thursday: 4.45 - 6.15pm Circus Stars at The Montgomery - From 16th April 2020

A weekly 1.5hr class in circus skills, covering manipulation and equilibristics, for children and young people, 8 - 12yo. 

The venue will be The Montgomery Studio, Surrey Street, S1 2LG

  • Thursday: 6.00 - 7.30pm Youth Aerial

A weekly class in aerial skills for children and young people, 8 - 16 yo. Trapeze & Silks with conditioning and warm ups/warm downs.​

This class has a waiting list.
 

  • Friday: 4.45 - 6.15pm Youth Aerial

A weekly class in aerial skills for children and young people, 8+ (6 - 8 year olds by discussion). Trapeze & Silks with conditioning and warm ups/warm downs.​

  • Saturday: 9.30am - 4.30pm Youth Aerial - classes throughout the day

 29th Feb - 28th March 2020​

Weekly aerial skills classes aimed at children and young people, 8 - 16 years (6 - 10 year olds in Gp4). Please contact us to join these groups.

Taster sessions are available, please contact us for a session.

  • Sundays (Monthly): 10.30 - 11.30am Circus Minis & Mini Stars sessions

See below for more details

  • Spectrum Circus Sundays: 1.00 - 2.30pm & 3.00 - 4.30pm

See below for more details

Please go to the bottom of the page for terms & conditions.

Weekly Timetable
Schedule
(For more information and booking you may need to press 'Show More' at the bottom of the Schedule to find your dates) 

 

COVID-19 Update – 18/03/20 6pm

Following the announcement that schools in England are closing from Friday , all Greentop classes and courses will also stop from end of classes on Friday 20th March until 14th April. The last class will be adult silks on Friday 20th evening

 

There will be no:

·        Youth Circus from Thursday 19th

·        Skill share from Thursday 19th

·        Saturday Youth Circus

·        Circus Minis or Circus Spectrum on Sunday.

·        Easter holiday programme

·        Swinging Sunday

·        Troupe

·        All remaining adult and youth classes from Monday 23rd March

 

The position will be continually reviewed and we will post a statement as soon as possible regarding the start of the new courses from 14th April. 

 

We would deeply appreciate your support by bookings being transferred as vouchers to be redeemed at a later date. These vouchers will be worth an additional 15% to your booking value as a mark of our appreciation. Refunds will of course be given if requested.

Keep an eye on our social media as we are looking at virtual ways we can offer the joy of circus at your home in the hope that Circus can play its part in helping us in getting through all of this.

Circus Minis 

 

Spring 2020 dates:

  • Sunday 22nd March

  • Sunday 5th April  - Easter Bunnies session

10:30am - 11:30am  Circus Minis & Circus Mini Stars (3 - 8 year olds)

Fun filled early years circus covering a mixture of age appropriate basic skills such as hula hoop, scarf juggling, plate spinning, diablo, bucket stilts, flower sticks, beam, silk cocoons & trapeze.

There will be warm up/warm down games

Parents/carers will be involved their children's learning during the session.

£6.50 / child

To book your place on one of our sessions, see the Schedule above

Spectrum Circus

Spring 2020 dates:

  • Sunday 8th & 22nd March

  • Sunday 5th April 

 
There will be two sessions each date:
1.00 - 2.30pm Spectrum Circus Red for 4 - 7 year olds
3.00 - 4.30pm Spectrum Circus Indigo for 8 - 13 year olds

 

Circus sessions for children with autism

A mixture of age appropriate basic skills such as hula hoop, scarf juggling, plate spinning, diablo, bucket stilts, flower sticks, beam, silk cocoons & trapeze.

There will be warm up/warm down games

 

Only six children per session, with three tutors

Parents/carers can be participating with their children's learning during the session

Price: £5/child

You can book a block of 4 sessions or single sessions online.

For further details contact Greentop on 0114 244 8828 or youthcircus@greentop.org

To book your place on one of our sessions, see the Schedule above

The spectrum circus sessions have been made possible with support from:

Sheffield Church Burgesses Trust

The Ironmongers Company

JG Graves Charitable Trust

Available through Greentop

Buy your Children's University Activity Passport though us - £3.50

As a Children's University learning destination, you can now purchase a Children's University passport through us. Contact the office to purchase yours.

Terms & Conditions

If you purchase a place on this workshop and subsequently find that you are unable to take it up please email youthcircus@greentop.org to let us know.

We will try and resell your place in which case you will be reimbursed. Unfortunately we will not be able to reimburse you unless we resell your place, and this is not guaranteed.

Greentop reserves the right to cancel this workshop with 7 days' notice in the event of it being undersubscribed. In this case your full fee will be reimbursed.

Testimonials

"One of the most important things my child has learned is that there are fun ways of learning based on mutual respect, sharing skill sets and encouragement.” Youth Circus parent

“My daughter feels more confident at Greentop Circus than any other environment outside home; she feels safe, happy and cared for.” Youth Circus parent

"I absolutely LOVE it." Tallulah Courtney,10 years old and has been doing aerial skills regularly at Greentop for over 3 years

“My child has become confident and incredibly strong for one so small!” Youth Circus parent

"One of the most important things my child has learned is that there are fun ways of learning based on mutual respect, sharing skill sets and encouragement.” Youth Circus parent

“It has given my daughter the confidence to have a go at something completely different. If you’re willing to try it, you might just surprise yourself.” Youth Circus parent

Greentop and Greentop Circus are trading names of Greentop Community Circus Centre

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