Circus tent

Welcome to the wonderful world of Circus

Meet Dimitri a multi-talented circus performer with Flame Oz

All festival goers:

N.B. YouTube links

Dimitri Ogden

A glimpse into life as a circus performer - join in with the poi skills activity

N.B. The Fire skills are demonstrated in this film and are a ‘watch only’ activity.  Specialist equipment and training over many years has enabled Dimitri to gain these skills.  Do not try at home.

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the Flame Oz website

(can you spot Dimitri in action?)

Junior festival goers:

Imagine you were joining a circus – what act would you like to be part of?  How many different circus skills can you spot Here and Here? (YouTube)

Older festival goers:

The Greatest Showman’ is a film about circus and how being different can be a strength – ‘This is Me’. (YouTube links). In your opinion does the ring master celebrate difference or exploit and make money from people who are different?

Hear how these performers joined the circus on YouTube Here

Watch Dimitri's film on our Connect & Create pages Here

INTERNET SAFETY

All of the linked content has been checked for appropriateness, but please let us know if you see anything that concerns you. Note that YouTube films are often preceded by adverts, have public comments and contain other links.

We advise adult supervision of YouTube links and recommend that onward links and other online content from any external websites are not viewed, as these are out of our control and may contain inappropriate content.

We strongly recommend the Thinkuknow e-safety website for good advice on e-safety.

PHYSICAL SAFETY

Please make sure you stay physically safe when doing any of the activities, and check with an adult before starting, as Artslink can't accept liability for any damage to yourself or property!

 

Artslink is a programme by West Midlands Virtual Schools, co-funded by Arts Connect. It aims to ensure that

all care experienced children & young people are able to access high-quality arts & cultural experiences and activities.

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