Welcome to the wonderful world of Circus
Meet Dimitri a multi-talented circus performer with Flame Oz
All festival goers:
Take a look inside the world of circus at Glastonbury Festival
Interested in the history of circus? Have a look at this
A glimpse behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil costumes
N.B. YouTube links
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.
Junior festival goers:
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?
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.
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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!