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Free summer Circus School at Flowerfield Arts Centre

Free summer Circus School at Flowerfield Arts Centre

Fri, June 22, 2018

Young people aged 14 -16 who go to school in the Causeway Coast and Glens can sign up now for a free summer circus workshop.

All schools in the area are now eligible to take part in the four-day scheme which begins on Tuesday 3rd July in Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

The workshops are being delivered as part of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s €4.3m funding award from the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.

The Circus School will be taught by experienced tutors from the renowned Streetwise Community Circus and participants will learn a range of skills including juggling, stilt-walking, unicycle, rola bola, diabolo and more. The workshops are all free of charge and free lunch will also be provided.

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Brenda Chivers said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn new and creative skills during their holidays. We are grateful to all our funders for their support.”

This workshops are part of an ongoing programme which will continue until September 2019.

It is hoped that future programmes in autumn 2018 and beyond will include street dance, t-shirt printing, DJ skills, 3D design/print and more.

Priority will be given to those who have not previously completed a Peace IV Arts programme.

If you would like to take part please come along to Flowerfield Arts Centre on Tuesday 3rd July at 10am. You can also email bernice.mccloskey@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk  or telephone 028 2076 2225 Monday to Wednesday during office hours.

This is a Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council/PEACE |IV partnership Arts Programme (GR Out of School), supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). This project has been provided by the Executive Office in Northern Ireland and the Department for Rural and Community Development in Ireland.