Bristol's Circomedia marks its 20th anniversary
This September marks twenty years since Bristol’s Circomedia opened its doors to aspiring circus performers. Since then it has helped to cultivate the world’s next generation of acrobats, jugglers and aerialists - while making its home in a CCT church.
To mark this momentous occasion Circomedia has put together a jam packed programme of events throughout September at its award-winning venue, St Paul’s Church in Portland Square. Activities include circus and aerial workshops for adults and children, flying trapeze sessions, a circus film and social night, a free family event on Portland Square, exclusive workshops in stage combat and as well as hosting the UK premiere of Once Upon a Time, a show featuring two dancers and one aerialist all over the age of 65.
As well as celebrating Circomedia’s longevity this September the organisation will also be marking the 10 year anniversary of its BTEC Diploma in Circus Arts and welcoming the first 14 students on to its new BA (Hons) Degree.
Regards Circomedia’s milestone anniversary Bristol’s Mayor, George Ferguson, has said:
“Circomedia’s pioneering presence over the past 20 years has been key in building a strong reputation for circus in the Bristol city region. Their continuing dedication to training, showcasing and presenting performances of high quality circus are a vital part of what makes Bristol such a good city for the performing arts.”
The full 20th anniversary September programme of activities can be viewed at http://www.circomedia.com/20thAnniversary.html
Activities range in price from £5- £25 with a number of free events on offer too.