AT THE centre of the fun. Photo: Nastja Fekonja

Community Circus to have a permanent home in Tuam

New run of classes for young children starts this week

A PILOT project proved so successful in Tuam that Galway Community Circus is planning a permanent base in the town.

Young children got to experience a variety of circus skills and creative tasks during 12 weeks of classes in the town last autumn. The feedback was so positive that a longer run of classes for two different age groups are scheduled.

Speaking with The Tuam Herald, Executive Creative Director of Galway Community Circus Ulla Hokkanen said the hope is to hold more classes and to eventually train volunteers from the area to help out.

“We’ve been aware of the need for more creative youth activities in Tuam. There are a lot of families in and around Tuam and there was a need for something like this in the area,” remarked Ulla.

The pilot project, supported by Galway County Council, went very well …

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