Winter School Holiday Workshops


Join Mara Macs, Mandy Field and Margaret Kirby at the Castlemaine Goods Shed over two days of the school holidays for tumbling, stilt walking, unicycle, acrobalance, preschoolers circus, gymnastics, and Hoola workshops.

45 min – 60 min classes: $15

90 minute classes: $20

*10% discount for siblings




Tuesday 4th April

10am – 10.50 am: 2-3 years Little Circus (with parent)

Come and try our newest class for our youngest circus stars. This class requires a parent or carer to participate in the class. Mandy will lead the class and grown ups will be actively involved in supporting your little one to explore new equipment and learn the foundations of circus skills in a safe group environment.

11.00am – 11.50 am: 4-5 years Preschooler Circus with Mandy Field

Come and try out our special circus class for preschoolers, combining imaginative play, balance and tumbling basics. This class is for children who are comfortable about being in class independent from their carer/parent.

12.00pm – 1.00pm  Gymnastic for Circus with Margaret Kirby for Primary age

This class takes a focused approach on strength, balance, flexibility and conditioning to support the circus skills that are grounded in gymnastic technique. This class is great for beginners or to keep up your training during the holidays.



Thursday 6th July

2.00pm – 3.00pm Hula Hoop Fam Jam: A workshop for the Whole Family

Starting off with gentle hoop stretches, we will move quite quickly into a fun-filled warm up. We’ll learn waist hooping, a whole bunch of hoop tricks and the grand finale: a hoop choreography!
All moves will be broken down step by step, starting with the foundations.
This playshop is designed for beginners.

For more info and to book, go to Donna’s booking site. This is an independent event.


Thursday 13th July

10.00 – 11.00 am: Family Balance with Mara Macs (Cancelled)

Grab your aunty, mum, dad, friend, niece and come along to an hour of acrobalance with Mara Macs.  This class requires you to find an adult/child pair (of any age) and you will learn a bunch of fun and accessible balances for the whole family.

11.15 – 12.45 pm: 8+years Acrobatics with Mara Macs

Join Mara for an acrobatics class, where you will learn and extend the basics of tumbling, balancing, gymnastics and push your skills to the next level.  (Beginners welcome, but must be 8+ years).

1.00 – 2.00 pm: 8+years Stilt Walking and Uncicyle with Mara Macs

Learn how to Stilt Walk and Uncycling basics in a fun filled hour of skills with Mara. (No previous experience required, but participants must be 8+years.)



Please contact Kirsty Sutherland for more info:

Ph: 0435 462 749


Castlemaine Circus thrives on Dja Dja Wurrung Country

We acknowledge and pay respect to the Dja Dja Wurrung Peoples, their members and their ancestors, who are the Traditional Owners of this land.

The Dja Dja Wurrung have been custodians of this land for many centuries and continue to perform age-old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and renewal.