Circus Skills Workshops in Bolton

Circus Sensible are the UK's leading providers of Circus Skills days & Big Top days for Schools & Events in Bolton. With or without our Beautiful 'baby' Big Tops our Circus Days are an Engaging, Educational and Fun experience for the whole school, teachers included. For school fundraisers click here! We cover Bolton and the whole of the UK.

Big Top Days

Days with our Beautiful ‘baby’ Big Tops in Bolton include Comedy Circus Shows for the whole school in the Big Top plus Circus Skills workshops all day, in the Circus tent and in the school hall.
Big Top Days can be during the school weekday or as part of a School Fair or PTA Fundraising event. From £1395+VAT.
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For weekdays, we start with a 60 minute Show in the 'baby' Big Top for the whole school, followed by circus skills workshops in the Big Top AND in the School hall for up to 35 students at a time. To end the day we can all get together in the Circus Tent again so that the children can show off their new skills.

For weekend school fairs and PTA fundraising events, we perform up to 3 Comedy Circus Shows in the Big Top whilst an ongoing drop in Circus Workshop is running outside.
Fundraisers click here!

All we need for a Big Top day is a piece of well drained grass with no underground pipes or cables and with direct access for our van. We arrive about 2 hours before the start of the day to set up.
We have three sizes of tent. Our largest will hold up to 300 children for Shows.

Ideal for school time activity days, transition days, weekend school fairs and
PTA fundraising events in and around Bolton.

PS: We don't have any Clowns with painted faces, so the children or teachers with clown phobias will be happy!
One of our Big Tops on the field for a School Fete
One of our beautifdul blue and yellow Big Tops at a School circus day.
Comedy Circus shows for schools with Circus Sensibles Big Top days. Three of our performers posing cheekily for the camera
Circus Sensible performer teaching circus skills in a school
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Circus Workshops

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Circus skills workshop in the school hall
Children enjoying a Circus Skills workshops in the school hall
Circus Skills Workshops in Bolton start with a 30 minute Show/Demonstration for everyone, followed by workshops for up to 35 at a time. Circus Workshops are suitable for Nursery upwards. £295+travel+VAT
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Circus Skills Days

A Day of Circus Skills Workshops in Bolton starts with a 30 minute Show/Demonstration for everyone, followed by workshops for up to 35 at a time. Circus Workshops in Schools are suitable for Nursery upwards.
Circus Skills Workshop in the School Hall at a Circus Day
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Circus Skills workshops are also suitable for activity days and arts weeks, plus School Fairs, after school clubs and fundraising events, as well as festivals, Fun days, Corporate events etc. From £295+travel+VAT. We work in Bolton and nationwide.
Learning to Hula Hoop at a School Fair
Circus skills workshop in the school hall
Children enjoying a Circus Skills workshops in the school hall
What does a Circus Skills workshop in Bolton include? Our workshops are tailored to the event and age group and can include:

A Demonstration of the skills to get the day started with a bang! That's followed by the hands on sessions including:

- Juggling with balls, scarves and clubs
- Chinese diabolo (spinny thing on a string!)
- Devilstick or flower stick.
- Poi and Chinese ribbon
- Beginners stilts and bucket stilts
- Lolo balls
- Hula hoop
- Plate spinning
- Feather balancing
- Cigar boxes, fun wheels, unicycle and tightrope.

To end the day we can all get together in the school hall again so that some of the children can show off their new skills.

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    “ Looking forward to booking up another one with you. Brilliant, absolutely brilliant “
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    “ They did more than just teach they entertained, inspired and went ‘above and beyond’ “
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    “ One of our younger children came up to me at lunchtime and shouted at me “this is the BEST DAY EVER!!! “
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    “ We all learnt something new and the children loved the fact that they could do something better than us! The workshops inspired our writing for the week and we have had some amazing circus-themed stories “
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    “ I have never seen so many smiles on the children's faces for the whole day. Every child from our Nursery children to Year 6 (and the adults), have had a brilliant day. We wish we could have had longer!!! “
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The Science of Circus

Learning to Hula Hoop at a School Fair
Circus skills workshop in the school hall
Children enjoying a Circus Skills workshops in the school hall
Circus Sensible have a huge team of highly experienced Circus Performers who understand how important it is to engage with the children and adults we work with. We have been Circus workshop providers for over 25 years, working in Bolton, all over the UK and Internationally, with schools, community groups, charities, corporate events and at festivals. During that time we have been lucky enough to develop close working relationships with some of the very best in the industry. As a result we have a highly experienced team, who bring a wealth of cultural, performance and social experience to every aspect of engaging with young people. Hopefully we don't just teach, we inspire!

We can teach not just Circus skills, but we also run Percussion workshops, Dance workshops, Arts and Caricature workshops and lots more Schools workshops in a variety of skills. Our Reviews speak for themselves. If you need Circus Skills workshops, come to the UK's leading providers.
What does a Circus Skills workshop include? Our workshops are tailored to the event and age group and can include:

A Demonstration of the skills to get the day started with a bang! That's followed by the hands on sessions including:

- Juggling with balls, scarves and clubs
- Chinese diabolo (spinny thing on a string!)
- Devilstick or flower stick.
- Poi and Chinese ribbon
- Beginners stilts and bucket stilts
- Lolo balls
- Hula hoop
- Plate spinning
- Feather balancing
- Cigar boxes, fun wheels, unicycle and tightrope.

To end the day we can all get together in the school hall again so that some of the children can show off their new skills.

Learn how to spin a plate by clicking here!
  • Circus skills reinforce positive learning
  • Circus skills encourage creative thinking
  • Circus skills promote cross curricular education
  • Circus skills instill enthusiasm in the learning process
  • Circus skills boost Self Confidence
  • Circus skills aid Social & Personal Development
  • Circus skills enhance kinaesthetic skills
  • Circus skills provide a fun gateway into physical education
  • Learning Circus skills develops language skills
  • Circus skills increase Self-esteem and self-awareness
  • Circus skills make everyone smile, Teachers included!
A Circus workshop in a school with our Circus tent

Previous clients include Apple, Amazon, JD Sports, Sophie Conran, Gayles Honey, Oxford University, CBBC, Hampton Court Palace, Festival Republic, Wales Institute for Sport, McDonalds, Glastonbury Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Manchester City FC, Manchester Airport, Durham University, Aberdeen University, UCLAN, Mister Bloom, BBC Good Food Festival, Barclays Bank, Lancaster University, London Met University plus HUNDREDS of Primary and Secondary Schools, Festivals, Girl Guide and Scout events, PTA & Charity Fundraisers and Parties all over the UK.

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Recent venues for Circus Skills in and around Bolton

Bolton Town Hall, Bolton at Home - Circus Entertainment.
Claypool Primary School, Bolton - Circus Skills Workshops.
Devonshire Road Primary School, Bolton - Circus Workshops.
Pikes Lane Primary, Bolton - Circus Skills Workshops.
Essa Academy, Bolton - Circus Skills Workshops.
Reebok Stadium, Horwich, Bolton - Circus Entertainment.
Alderman Bolton Community Primary, Bolton - Circus Workshops.
UCLAN Freshers Week - Big Top and Walkabout Entertainment.
SS Simon and Jude CEPS, Great Lever, Bolton - Circus Workshops
Saddleworth Show, Greater Manchester - Big Top Days
Swindon Academy - A Day with our Big Top including shows and workshops
The Runway Visitor Park, Manchester Airport - Big Top Days
Burnley Brow School, Oldham, Greater Manchester - Circus Workshops
St Teresa’s RC School, Irlam, Manchester - Circus Workshops
St Marys RC Primary School, Salford - Big Top Day
St Joseph The Worker RC Primary School, Irlam - Big Top Day
Etihad Stadium, Manchester - Circus Entertainment
St Clare’s RC Primary, Blackley, Manchester - Big Top Day
Green End School, Burnage - Circus Workshops
Anson Cabin Project, Manchester - Drum and Dance workshops
Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Greater Manchester - Circus Workshops
St Richard's RC Primary, Manchester - Circus Workshops
Cedar House School, Lancaster - Circus Skills Workshops.
Thorneyholme RC Primary School, Clitheroe, Lancs. - Circus Workshops.
Lancaster Brewery, Lancaster - Circus Entertainment.
Westmorland Showground, Croplands, Lancaster - Big Top Day.
Arnside Educational Institute, Cumbria - Circus Skills Workshops.
Lindal & Marton Primary School, Lancaster - Circus Skills Workshops.
Holme Community School, Carnforth, Lancs. - Circus Workshops.
Heysham High School, Morecambe, Lancs. - Circus Skills Workshops.
Ireby CE School, Wigton, Cumbria - Circus Workshops.
Haig Colliery Mining Museum, Cumbria - Circus Workshops.
Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria - Big Top Days.
Linnet Clough Scout Activity Centre, Disley - Big Top Days
Sedgeley Park Police Training Centre, Chorlton, Manchester - Circus Workshops
Flixton Girl’s School, Manchester - Circus Workshops
Navigation Primary, Altrincham, Greater Manchester - Circus Workshops
Mersey Valley Sports Club, Sale - Circus Workshops
Old Hall Drive School, Gorton, Manchester - Big Top Day

  • “ They did more than just teach they entertained, inspired and went ‘above and beyond “

  • “ It was interesting to watch the 'cool' Year 6's drop their guards and throw themselves into the activities with such gusto! “

  • “ One of our younger children came up to me at lunchtime and shouted at me “this is the BEST DAY EVER!!! “

    • “ The performances and workshops fully supported our creative curriculum making learning fun and exciting “

    • “ Easy to book and totally reliable, I can't praise them enough! “

Link to some videoa of Circus skills workshops in schools
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“Just to thank you for an AMAZING circus day yesterday. The children and staff had a fantastic time. Jon pitched the workshop really well and he had a great rapport with the children. The activities fully supported our IPC curriculum and our most recent circus unit. What I really liked was how every child was included regardless of ability and they had the opportunity to perform and master a circus skill. For some children this was a real confidence boost. The enjoyment and buzz around school throughout the day was inspiring. Also.. for the staff being able to dress up as clowns for the day was an added bonus! I will definitely recommend you to other schools.
Thanks again” - Jill Ashmore, SS Simon and Jude CEPS, Great Lever, Bolton


Circus Sensible provide Circus skills workshops and Circus days in schools with our beautiful Circus Tents. Our Big Top days include shows in the tent for the whole school and circus workshops for the children, class by class in a wide range of Circus skills. Suitable for Nursery upwards. Up to 450 children can have a go at the circus skills over the course of a day. Shows last about an hour and are equally entertaining for the teachers, which is important! Circus skills workshops cost £275+travel+VAT, days with our Big Tops start at £1275+VAT. We can also come for longer, anything up to week long residencies ending with a performance by the children.
Call us for more information about Circus skills workshops, Circus tent hire, or any other aspect of Circus in schools.

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Circus Days in Schools
WITH or WITHOUT our Beautiful 'baby' Big Tops

Circus Skills Workshops OR Shows and Workshops in our Circus tents



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