The Birmingham Youth Circus

Serious Technical & Creative Training for young people 11-17Yrs

The Birmingham Youth Circus

BYC is for young people that want to take circus seriously. Members will have a skills class in the week and meet on a Sunday for creative workshops & show building. BYC members have opportunities throughout the year to perform at festivals around Birmingham. 

Sunday 1pm -4pm
Next Audition: 16th January at 11am – 1pm. 

Email to book your place on the audition.

Monthly Subscription £60
BYC Coaches Micheal, Penny, Ben, Joe & Lizzi + Visiting Professionals

£720 annual subscription. Payment is split over 12 months of the year for 36 weekly sessions (term-time). If participants join half way through a month, they will be charged from the following month. 30-day cancellation. BYC is an auditioned programme. 

Past BYC Projects…

Dream way too big and forget not your purpose but live every day like your life is a circus.

THE BYC Winter Message. December 2020.


Our Community Winter Show


Cirqaville at Jewellery Quarter Festival

What do we learn in BYC…

Technical Skill Building

Everyone have a personal plan. We work with participants individually to set goals and develop strength, flexibility, technical skill and keep a healthy mind and body. We’re a CAT scheme partner of the National Centre for Circus Arts which puts talented young circus performers into funded training for 18+ hours a week. Auditions are held every year.

Learn More

Creative & Critical Thinking

Members are encouraged to think outside of the box technically and creatively. They research and develop their personal acts and have opportunities for showcase and feedback.  We create a collaborative environment for learning where everyone feels valued.

The Arts

Each year we go on outings to introduce young people to the thriving arts scene in the UK and the innovative shows that are being created. We develop with them an appreciation of arts and culture and bring that back to develop within our shows.
The Collective are young creatives that want to make change. We meet every Monday to discuss social issues and work on turning circus into projects that can help the world.

Join The Collective

Our Shop

Dream T-Shirts, Varsity Jackets & Training Bags

Embroidered Varsity Jackets: £30

Order Varsity

T Shirts: Coming Soon
Training Bags: Coming Soon
Tote Bags: Coming Soon 

Cookie Control

Cookie control

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.

I'm fine with this

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better.

You can use this tool to change your cookie settings. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue.

Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to work.

We also use some non-essential cookies to collect information for making reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form.

To control third party cookies, you can also adjust your browser settings.

I'm fine with this
(One cookie will be set to store your preference)
(Ticking this sets a cookie to hide this popup if you then hit close. This will not store any personal information)
Information and Settings Cookie policy