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Greentop Community Circus Centre

Greentop is the principal centre for circus arts education in the North of England. It has a circus school in Sheffield, and operates as a social enterprise throughout the UK. It exists to use human circus skills to transform lives and bring about positive social and individual change.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £70,000
  • 2013-2014: £71,680
  • 2014-2015: £73,544

Video feed

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Japanese juggler wows crowds in Yorkshire: you won't believe

We're proud to have had Taio studying with us here at Greentop!

Hilda's CiP transformation

Lovely caterpillar Hilda has been on a transformation at Greentop circus's full time foundation course.

Greentop Circus at Chatsworth Bonfire Night 2013

Greentop Circus entertainers at Chatsworth Bonfire Night 2013 Photos: Nynke Wierda Photography - Music: Bittersweet Symphony remix by cornandbeans on NewGrounds

choreography montage mainly cip 2013

examples of choreogprahy in Greentop courses

Sadiq and Ruby Angel Aerial piece

Beautiful rope and trapeze routine. Greentop Circus CiP 2013

Is Love Like a Tightwire?

Ali tells us a bit about it- CiP show 2013 at Greentop Circus.

Biker Bailey on Silks

Bailey's Biker inspired silks piece, CiP show 2013 at Greentop Circus

Are you ready to dig while I sniff, Monika?

Karina and Monika clown piece at CiP show 2013, Greentop Circus

Grace flapper girl hoop

Grace and Jacob candlelit dinner and hoop- CiP show 2013 at Greentop Circus

Pyrodisiac fire show - Origin

A dynamic four-person fire show 'Origin' is choreographed to a 12min piece of music that has been mixed to accompany fire spinning, acro, dance and marshal art movement. See more fire shows, fire jugglers and fire entertainers for your event -

Breaking Bounds - Greentop Circus Documentary

A documentary about Greentop Circus School in Sheffield, UK. Directed and edited by Graeme Benson. More info at

CiP 2012 finale

Students finish their last show with a tune

CiP2012 rik and Rosie demon and angel Acro

Greentop foundation students perform their greatest fears audience member footage

CiP 2012- close, AND cigar

Demon Joey pulls off the cigar box routine

CiP 2012- this could all end in tears

Creepy nightmare scenario audience member footage

CiP 2012 Corde lisse nightmare

Students at Greentop's full time foundation course perform. audience member footage Find out how you can run away to the circus:

CiP 2012- raver and raven aerial act

Brief clip from Friday night performance audience member footage Apply to Greentop's Circus in Performance course -

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Contact details


Saint Thomas Building
74 Holywell Road
S4 8AS
S4 8AS

53.408001, -1.4287

  • 53.408001 -1.4287

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