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Belfast Community Circus Youth Workshops During the European Juggling Convention, Belfast Circus School will be staging a series of two hour high quality workshops every day for five days (21st-25th July). These workshops give participants a taste of intensive, high-level training. The sessions are deisnged for young people with some experience of acrobatics and have a good level of fitness between the ages of 14-18. The sessions take place from 10am–12 noon every day.

About the workshops

The Advanced Youth Workshops are tumbling and adagio masterclasses for 13-18 year olds. A specialist team from Belfast Community Circus led by Australia's Flee O'Brien will be delivering a daily dose of fitness and acrobaticism for 2 hours a day Monday the 21st to Friday the 25th of the EJC. You will be working on handstands, conditioning, pyramids, doubles work and tumbling.  All participants are expected to attend each of the five days from 10am- 12 noon.  This is a taste of some serious circus for young people interested in undertaking intensive training in the future.  It is an introduction to a series of intensive training sessions in Belfast following on from the EJC and running over the next three summers.

About Belfast Community Circus

Belfast Community Circus School has been training young people in circus arts for the past 30 years. They run the only dedicated circus building in Ireland where they hold classes for 350 young people each week as well as staging professional training; offering rehearsal space and staging the International Festival of Fools street theatre event each year.  You can find out more about BCCS and the training by logging on to

How to signup

Spaces on this training are limited. To register your interest email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. titled EJC training. Please give an idea of your fitness levels; any experience in tumbling or adagio; general fitness levels; what physical activities you do; and why you want to do this training.

The Advanced youth circus programme runs from the 21st to the 25th in the Youth Circus Tent.