Frequently asked questions

If you are new to the Wookey Hole Circus, you can register by either visiting the Academy or Youth Programme pages.

If you are a returning customer, please click the book button at the top of this page.

Please wear comfortable clothes that you can move in. We would recommend leggings or joggers with a leotard or long t-shirt.

For footwear, please wear dance shoes, indoor trainers, or non-slip socks. No bare feet, please.

Long hair must be tied back and no jewellery must be worn.

Please bring a drink in a non-spillable bottle.

We are based in the Wookey Hole Theatre.

Please park in the main car park (not the delivery point, as this must be kept clear for deliveries and emergency vehicles). Cross the road and enter the delivery point to the right of the crazy golf. Continue under the archway, through the gate, and directly left through another gate under the ramp. The entrance is on your left through the dressing rooms.

No – parking is free.


There are free trials on our Youth Programme classes and Novice Group. You can book these taster sessions on the Youth Programme or Academy pages.

Courses vary from term to term, but generally, they are bookable in 5 – 6 week blocks, in line with Somerset terms.

Each class varies but typically lasts for 1 hour.

For workshops and performances, we can travel to you upon arrangement.

Our Academy and Youth Programme are held at Wookey Hole.

Yes, we do. We also have risk assessments and can provide a method statement if required. Contact us for more details.

Each class, workshop, event, and performance vary. Please register or contact us for more information.

Yes, we are happy to discuss your concerns and can tailor workshops and classes to suit your needs. Please contact us for more information.

Yes we can, all our trainers are professional performers and artists and we would be happy to provide entertainment alongside the workshop.
NB: We cannot offer clowning.

By enrolling into the Novice Group you will gain the skills and confidence to join our performers. Once you are ready for shows you will be put into a company that performs alternate weekends during term, and every day during school holidays.

No… just a passion for circus and commitment to training and shows. We will teach you everything you need to know onstage and backstage in order to become an accomplished performer.

Yes! All Academy members are expected to be a part of the shows here at Wookey Hole.

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