The EJC festival is providing a full programme for families, school group or youth group that are interested in learning a little about circus skills and having a great day out. The youth outreach programme is sponsored by Realta Entertainment and the Galway Community Circus.
There are two sessions lasting one and a half hours everyday, from 10am until 1pm from Monday to Friday.
Youth Outreach Events
Toddler Circus (Ages 6 months to 3 yrs, with an adult)
Play games, sing songs, experience balance and explore movement. Be sure to come with comfortable clothing and water.
Family Circus (Ages 6 months to 77 yrs, with an adult)
It's a time and a space to get the whole family together involved in play. Be sure to come with comfortable clothing and water.
Circus game fare (Ages 10 to 77 yrs)
Play circus and clown games based on cooperation, strategy and overall sillyness. Be sure to come with comfortable clothing and water.
Circus workshop (Ages 8 to 14)
Walk on the tight-wire, balance plates, play the diabolo, spin balls, learn to hulahoop, tumble, roll and laugh. Be sure to come with comfortable clothing and water.
Youth Outreach Programme Timetable
The youth outreach events* run from Monday the 21st July through until Friday the 25th:
* Maximum 15 participants in each class
|Monday, 21st July||10am-11:30am||Toddler circus|
|Monday, 21st July||11:30am-1:00pm||Circus game fare|
|Tuesday, 22nd July||10am-11:30am||Toddler circus|
|Tuesday, 22nd July||11:30am-1:00pm||Circus game fare|
|Wednesday, 23rd July||10am-11:30am||Family circus|
|Wednesday, 23rd July||11:30am-1:00pm||Circus workshop|
|Thursday, 24th July||10am-11:30am||Family circus|
|Thursday, 24th July||11:30am-1:00pm||Circus workshop|
|Friday, 25th July||10am-11:30am||Family circus|
|Friday, 25th July||11:30am-1:00pm||Circus workshop|
Contact Aidan from Realta Entertainment on (086) 1511446 for more information.
Registration is on the day so please arrive 10 minutes in advance of the class. Space will be accorded on a first come, first served basis.