Ever fancied yourself as a daring tightrope walker or a human cannonball? Well the Chinese state circus may have been and gone for the year – but you can make a start anyway, by learning the basics at The Circus House. From 6pm tomorrow, and every Thursday, the Great Ancoats Street venue is offering trapeze sessions for novice- to advanced-level enthusiasts. This community interest company was formed by three circus performers, with the aim of providing affordable and inclusive lessons in the art of circus performance. Check their website below for a full list of other classes – including parkour, handstands and acrobalance.

Thu 2 Aug, and every Thursday, The Circus House, Unit 1A Central Retail Park, Great Ancoats Street, M4 6DJ. Tel: 07428 947 432, 6pm and 7.30pm sessions, Various prices and memberships, starting at £3, www.thecircushouse.co.uk

Thu 16 Aug
James Wise
Published on:
Tue 14 Aug 2012