Yorkshire Circus

A home for circus in Yorkshire.

About Us

Professional and Community Circus 

Yorkshire Circus is a circus community group and artists agency started by Open Source Arts to bolster and showcase the brilliant circus community in Yorkshire. 

We are dedicated to facilitate all things circus in Leeds and Yorkshire. We host community events, shows and workshops to provide all with a place learn, train and socialize with other like-minded circus individuals at our premises on Kirkstall Road, Leeds.

Fire Jam and Fire Performance

Circus Open Training

Prop-Twirling and LED showcases

Prop-Twirling Open Training

Aerial Silks

Aerial Hoop

Aerial Trapeze

Hula Hoop

Acro, Handstands and much more!

Our Services

We Specialise In


A wide range of performances from fire twirlling to aerial acrobatics on a free standing rig is also available. Contact us for more details and a quote to bring some extra flare to your event!

Workshops, Classes, Skillshares

We offer circus workshops and skill shares in our premises on Kirkstall Road. Many of these skill share sessions are offered using our Collaborative Finance Model, which means that the cost is up to you!
To join a workshop, class or skill share session at Open Source Arts in Leeds, check out the Calendar.


There are more opportunities coming soon!


Join the Community

The circus skills workshop was great! I enjoyed playing the diablo, the spinning plates, the socks.

Drop In Prop Twirling Workshop, at Private Celebration Event

Lovely quirky venue and friendly staff.  Great floor spaces for aerial arts, dance, acrobalance and stretching and a café space for after!

Circus Open Training Participant, at Open Source Arts

Want to see or do some circus?

There are many ways to be involved!