Supported by the Portsmouth Cultural Trust.
Circus skills are fun, physical and challenging, so join us for our circus workshops. Whether it’s juggling, diabolo, tightwire,clowning or performance, you’ll learn something new and have a great time doing it.
Circus skills can help improve a wide variety of physical abilities including balance, co-ordination, fine and gross motor control and physical fitness. They can also help develop concentration, perseverance, creativity and team-working, as well as improving confidence and self-esteem.
Sessions are led by our Top Banana Trainers and Circus Assistants, and include warm-up games, teaching with a wide variety of equipment, and performance development.
Top Banana Summer Term Circus Classes
Top Banana Circus Mini’s For Pre-school Children (2yrs+)
A fun and playful session for parents and children to learn a range of circus skills including spinning plates, twirling ribbon, beanbag and scarf- juggling, as well as ribbon-twirling, flower-sticks, pedal-racers, bucket stilts, acro-balance – you can even try walking the tight-wire. Circus skills can help develop hand-eye co-ordination, balance and spatial awareness, as well as social skills such as sharing and teamwork, following rules, self-expression and confidence.
Starting September 2016
Top Banana Circus Club
Learn a variety of manipulation, balance and performance skills. Challenge yourself, build your confidence and creativity as you master new tricks and develop your own performance routines.
Circus Club sessions must be booked in advance.
Circus Club 7-12 years
Saturdays Term time - 10.15 - 11.45 am Priory Community Sports Centre, Fawcett Rd, Southsea, PO4 0DL
Mondays Term Time – 4.30 – 5.45 pm St Lukes Church Hall, Greetham St, Southsea, PO5 4LH
Circus Club 13-16 years
Mondays Term time – 6.00 - 7.15pm St Lukes Church Hall, Greetham Street, Southsea, PO5 4LH
First session FREE Single session £6.25 5+ sessions £5 each
Top Banana Family Circus Workshops
Don’t let the children have all the fun. Join them for these group sessions, suitable for all ages.
May 14th, June 18th, July 2nd 10.30-11.30 am Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO5 2AB
£5 per session (up to 2 adults and 3 children)
Book on Eventbrite: http://topbanfamilyworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk
Top Banana Circus – Beginners Trapeze for Adults (16+ years)
Learn basic techniques, and more advanced moves and transitions. Progress at your own speed as you develop strength and confidence. Static trapeze is an excellent starting point for learning aerial skills. You don't need to be an athlete, but you should be able reasonably fit to take part.
Mondays Term Time 7.15 – 8.30 pm St Lukes Church Hall, Greetham Street, Southsea, PO5 4LH
Single Session: £10 (+£1.74 booking fee) 5 Sessions: £45
Book on Eventbrite: http://topbantrapeze.eventbrite.co.uk
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