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About the Workshop

Dates: 15th - 17th December

What is it?

A 3 day rigging workshop with Mark Gibson for safe circus practice and performance


How many students per class?

This intensive is limited to 15 students 


What is not included in the course fee?

Travel arrangements, breakfast, lunch, dinner and accommodation. However, participants may opt for a BnB / meal inclusive plan for an additional price. Please visit this page for instructions and information.

*We aim to be as inclusive as possible for all of our programs, if students are unable to pay the full rate, please send us a letter of explanation stating why you are unable to pay the full rate with necessary documentation. Once these are approved, we are able to support you with 20-30% discount on our programs.


Taught Hours: 18

15 December

Day 1

  • Introduction

  • Load Calculations

  • The Law

  • Rigging circus equipment

16 December

Day 2

  • Rope

  • Knots

  • SWR

  • Terminations & lifting systems

  • Access methods

  • Working at Height

  • Rescue

17 December

Day 3

  • Erecting structures

  • Health & Safety Documentation

  • Flying people

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