What’s Happening?

PLACES TO LEARN

If you are a school student or teacher, why not convince your school to get a circus skills teacher out for some workshops.  That way, you can start up your own circus group at school!

A good starting point for W.A schools is Suitcase Circus. They are specialists in Circus-In-Education and know their stuff!

Suitcase Circus

WHATS HAPPENING Suitcase CircusSuitcase Circus is the original Circus-In-Education program. This unique program offers inspiring shows, workshops & performing arts / physical education courses.

www.suitcasecircus.com


Cirquest

WHATS HAPPENING CirquestBased in East Perth at City Farm, but with satellite programs in Joondalup, Darlington, Kalamunda and Hilton, these guys offer classes through the week as well as school holiday programs including general circus skills, acrobatics and aerial skills for children and adults.

www.circuest.com.au


WA Circus School

WHATS HAPPENING WA Circus SchoolBased in Fremantle, W.A, these guys offer classes through the week as well as school holiday programs including general circus skills, acrobatics and aerial skills for children and adults.

www.circuswa.com


Kinetica

WHATS HAPPENING KineticaThese guys are a performing arts company and circus school based in Malaga. They offer circus skills workshops to youth aged 5yrs – 17yrs.

http://www.kineticacdt.com.au/classes/


PLACES TO PLAY

Hyde Park, Mt Lawley – Tuesday nights from 7.30pm

Informal gathering (co-ordinated by the Perth Fire Group) to share and learn twirling and object manipulation skills. All welcome. Check www.play-learn-burn.com  for more info.

This group occasionally has other gatherings in other suburbs so check their website/forum for updates.


UWA Juggling Club, Crawley Campus, Friday afternoons 1pm – 5pm

WHATS HAPPENING UWA Juggling ClubThis group meets on James Oval (right in the middle of Crawley Campus) at UWA (University of Western Australia)

https://www.facebook.com/UWA.Juggling


Perth Juggle Meet, Northbridge, Sundays 3pm – 6pm

This group meets at Hyde Park, Northbridge.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/142190545831455/


Perth Unicycle Club

If you live in Perth and you love to ride your unicycle then www.perthunicycle.com  is the place to visit.

This will give you information on weekly unicycle meets around Perth, Perth cycle maps, where to purchase your unicycle, where to learn how to ride one, traffic regulations, links to other circus groups plus a forum where you can chat to other unicycling enthusiasts, compare uni’s and share advice


CIRCUS FESTIVALS & EVENTS

2018 Western Australian Circus Festival

Karridale, Margaret River
Jan 2018 (Australia Day Weekend)

WHATS HAPPEING 2016 Western Australian Circus Festival

3 days of non-stop entertainment – circus, music, comedy, cabaret with national and international circus artists, markets, workshop tent, flying trapeze, good food, nightly cabaret shows and more.

Plus FESTIVAL TRAINING WEEKS leading up to the main event.

For all details visit www.lunarcircus.com


SpunOut Festival

WHATS HAPPENING Spun OutThis is Perth Fire Group’s annual fire and circus skills workshop weekend. The event is open to anyone wanting to have a go at fire and circus arts and caters to all levels of skill, from beginners to professional performers.

Held in April each year, just 45min east of Perth.

See www.play-learn-burn.com for details.


Fremantle Street Arts Festival

WHATS HAPPENING Fremantle Street Arts FestivalEvery Easter, the streets of Fremantle are filled with over 100,000 eager punters who come to marvel and wonder at the annual WA Buskers Festival (known officially as the Fremantle Street Arts Festival – apparently ‘Buskers’ is a dirty word!) World class acts from around the world (France, Japan, America, England to name just a few) A very inspiring festival! Stay tuned to the City of Fremantle website for details.


Circus Joseph Ashton

WHATS HAPPENING Circus Joseph AshtonThis amazing Australian dynasty have been performing for over 150 years and across 7 generations. Nothing compares to the magic of traditional circus. This family never cease to amaze and inspire.  We have been blessed to have Joseph Ashton and his wonderful, hard-working family (plus ponies  & dogs), making WA their home over the past few years. If you haven’t seen their show, get down there and see it! If you have, go and see it again! For touring schedule see www.circusjosephashton.com.au

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