School of Larks

Static trapeze, silks, rope, juggling, circus skills classes for adults and children – Beginners to Advanced

New Acro-balance classes starting soon!


acro classes

We are very excited to announce the start of regular weekly Acro – balance classes!

These will run Fridays 5.30pm-7pm in the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms from 3rd November.

To book your place please go to our website


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Stretching and Strengthening Physiology Workshop for Movement Practitioners with Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc in Saturday 29th July 10am-4pm Stroud GL5

A great workshop with Dawn Morse of Core Elements for learning more about the body and how it moves and gains flexibility and strength. Saturday 29th July 10am-4pm in the Gold Room Centre for Science and Art, Stroud £35 booking essential. This workshop is aimed at Yoga, Pilates, Dance, Sports teachers. Student practitioners also welcome.

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Circus Conditioning Class!!

Our Circus Conditioning classes start up again this week. This is a circus based exercise class for all types of bodies, taught by the amazing @debonnaireruby Whether you’re an avid aerialist or have never tried circus skills before, this class is a great way to switch up your fitness routine, or start an entirely new one!The session will include a mix of endurance, cardio, strength training and flexibility exercises; using both the aerial equipment and the floor.We offer modifications to all exercises and adapt them to the individuals needs, so it truly is open to all levels of fitness.We encourage mindful training, so that not only are you getting a good workout, you’re also connecting with your body, learning to listen and look after it. At the end of class there will always be a short relaxation, giving your mind and body a moment to rest.Classes cost £7 each and will be running weekly from this Monday, the 5th June! They will be in the Gold Room, centre of science and art, 13 Lansdown, Stroud, Gl5 1BB
Book your places now by emailing us at

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Christmas Circus school next week!!!

There are 2 spaces left for the 11+/teens Christmas circus school next Tuesday 20th December 1.30pm-7pm in the Gold Room, Centre for Science and Art, Stroud (opposite Stroud library)

We will be doing tightrope walking (with a professional tightrope walker)
Aerial – static trapeze, silks and rope, hulahooping, rolla bolla and teeter board balancing and more!

At 6.30pm there will be the opportunity for parents etc to come and watch what has been learned during the day.

£30 for one student and £55 for 2 siblings.

To book or for more details please email

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Roll up Roll up for the School of Larks Summer Circus School                                                                                             30th July till 3rd of August

There will be Juggling, unicycling, clowning, hulahooping, trapezing, balancing, tumbling and more!!!!!!
Book your places now as we have limited space
Ages 5 – 10: 30th of July 12am-3pm, 31st of July and 1st, 2nd, 3rd of August 10am-1pm
Ages 11-15: 30th July 3.30pm-6.30pm, 31st July, and 1st, 2nd, 3rd August 1.30pm-3.30pm
At the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms
£20 per session with discounts for siblings and multiple sessions. For a full 5 days £80
Adults Monday 1st August Aerial 6pm-8pm, Wednesday 3rd August Acro Balance 6pm-8pm £15 per session
To book email call or 01453 835363


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Banquine workshop this coming Friday!

School of Larks are offering a Banquine workshop with Jack Robbins Friday February 26th 5.30pm-7pm in the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms. £12.50 for the session. To book or for more details please email

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Half term circus day!

School of Larks are offering a half term circus day for ages 5 – 10s on Monday 15th February 10am-3.30pm in the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms.

This will be a full day of stimulating circus tuition in static trapeze, aerial silks, aerial rope, juggling, diabolo, staffs, devil sticks, feather balancing, walking globe, rolla bola, clowning and more!

The day will be led by 2 School of Larks staff with 2 (or 3) specialist circus teachers coming to teach their skills.

The day will cost £30 per child. £50 for 2 siblings.

Booking is required as there are a maximum of 17 places available. To book please email

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Last chance to book Christmas Circus Workshops

School of Larks are running 3 Circus workshops this coming Sunday 20th December and Monday 21st.

The first one running on Sunday is 10am-3pm for children age 5 – 10 years. The aim is to create a circus show in a day – with friends and family coming to watch at 2.30pm. The venue is the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms and the cost is £30 (discounts for siblings). We will be doing aerial (static trapeze, aerial silks, rope and hoop) juggling, staff work, feather balancing, acro balance and more!

On Monday we will be running a similar session for ages 11+/teens. Same activities and also a show at the end. Same price, times and same venue as above.

Our adult workshop will run on Sunday afternoon/evening 4pm-6.30pm There will not be a show at the end – instead we will be focusing on aerial and acro balance. All levels welcome.

The younger children’s session is nearly full – but a few places left on the adults and 11+/teens workshops.

To book or for more information please email


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Winners of our tightrope raffle!

Here are the winners of our tightrope raffle.

There is one person who we don’t have a contact for JOE KELLY – so please email us if this is you at

1st Prize: TOR RILEY – 1 hour birthday party with 5 Valleys Circus (value £120)

2nd Prize: AGGIE – 1 hour aerial taster for up to 6 people (value £80)

3rd Prize: JOSEPH RAPHAEL – 1 holiday circus session (value £20)

4th Prize: JOE KELLY – 1 holiday circus session (value £20)

5th Prize: BECKY KOOS – 1 place for up to a family of 4 at one of School of Larks family circus workshops (value £15)

6th Prize:  MACEY PACKARD – 1 Zebra hula hoop (value £15)

7th Prize: JO MIELE – 1 Leopard hula hoop (value £15)

8th Prize: CECIL MOORES – 1 Diablo (value £10)

9th Prize:  DEE – 1 Circus skills session (value £10)

10th Prize: EMMA BRADSHAW – 1 Circus skills session (value £10)

11th Prize: EMILY FINCH – 1 adult or child yoga class (value up to £7)

12th Prize: JACKIE – 1 adult or child yoga class (value up to £7)

13 Prize: MOSES – 1 giant gobstopper.

We will be contacting winners over the next few days – but if we haven’t – please do get in contact so you can claim your prize.

Thank you so much to everyone for your support!

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Family Circus workshops over the next 3 months!

We have 3 family circus sessions planned over the next 3 months:

February 22nd – 2pm-4pm

March 22nd – 2pm-4pm

April 19th – 2pm-4pm

These will all be at the Nailsworth Subscription Rooms sometimes known as the Old Boys Club (on A46)

Please let us know which of the dates you would like to attend. We will only run the sessions if we get a minimum of 6 families (max 8 families)

An email will then be sent to you a few days before confirming the workshop is going ahead.

We are going to be running these sessions in a new way. There will be tuition in hulahooping, static trapeze, aerial silks, aerial hoop and acro balance. There will also be group juggling games and an opportunity to try/learn/play with diablo, devil/flower sticks, juggling, unicycling and poi.

£15 for up to 4 person family and £5 for each extra member after that.

We very much look forward to hearing from you.

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