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Where Circus meets Sports meets Play with Circus Works

What does the sports world think about circus?

What’s the relationship between circus and play?

What can the sports and play worlds learn from circus?

Join Circusworks for an exploration into a Circus Ven Diagram!

This will be a fun, interactive, thought provoking session led by Circusworks Directors Peter Duncan and Lynn Carroll.


Event info

This event was part of Circus City 2023 and took place on 22nd October 2023

Circus City Festival Hub – Top floor The Galleries Shopping Centre, Broadmead.



Peter has been a pioneer in Circus Education and Social Circus since the early 1990’s and was a founder of Circus Eruption, the UK’s first Integrated Youth Circus . He has been active in UK and European Circus networks for over a decade, representing the UK in European trainer exchanges.

Lynn Carroll is Director of CircusWorks and President of EYCO – the European Youth Circus Organisation. She is an internationally renowned expert in circus and education. Throughout her career she has performed globally as a multi-disciplined circus artist with some of the most pioneering and acclaimed contemporary circus companies of the time, as well as being at the forefront of developing the UK youth circus sector for nearly 40 years.

This event is made possible with the support of Firetoys.