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Summer of Circus is 10 weeks of the worlds best contemporary circus in Sussex, Worthing. From breathtaking physical tricks, to fantastic family shows, SoC has something for everyone. You can also take part by choosing from a range of Workshops we have on offer, right here on the South Coast.
Hear from Head of Culture of Worthing Theatres, Amanda O’Reilly, as she talks about what contemporary circus exactly is:

Summer of Circus launches to rave reviews

New season of circus celebrated at Worthing Theatres with fun-filled launch  Last Friday Worthing Theatres launched their latest season with one of the newest and most dynamic circus ensembles in the UK, Barely Methodical Troupe, performing their latest production,...
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X Factor and West End star Niki Evans joins Worthing panto line-up as the Wicked Queen in Snow White

The X Factor and West End star Niki Evans joins Worthing panto line-up as the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Niki Evans, who shot to fame in the fourth series of The X Factor will star in Worthing Theatres family pantomime Snow White and the Seven...
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Two of TV’s favourite pirates are set to bring a touch of swashbuckling adventure to Worthing Theatres’ family pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs this Christmas. Instantly recognisable as the hopeless and lovable double-act Cook and Line, from the BAFTA...
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The one and only Chesney Hawkes to play Prince in Snow White

The one and only Chesney Hawkes to play Prince in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs This Christmas, pop legend, the one and only Chesney Hawkes is set to charm audiences of all ages as he plays the handsome Prince in Worthing Theatres and PHA’s family pantomime Snow...
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Join us in celebrating our volunteers

Worthing Theatres celebrates volunteers and everyone is welcome As part of national volunteering week, Worthing Theatres are inviting the public to join them on Tuesday 6th June at Fraser’s Bar in the Connaught Theatre for an afternoon honoring their volunteering...
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Worthing Theatres announce PHA as producers for Snow White

NEWS Worthing Theatres announce Paul Holman Associates as producers for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Following the success of their previous two collaborations, Cinderella and The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan, Worthing Theatres today announced that Paul Holman...
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By Diane Parkes Q: When you wrote your first Horrible Histories did you ever imagine the idea would go on to be so successful? A: Yes, I think most authors believe their work will be a huge success even though most books disappear from print after a couple of months....
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Contemporary Circus: Embracing tradition, evolving expectation

Contemporary Circus Embracing tradition, evolving expectation By Stephen Sheldrake Circus isn’t just about elephants and clowns anymore. It has evolved into something much more than that, and it continues to evolve every year. As performers develop, so too do the...
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Summer of Circus Festival returns to Worthing for 2017

Following the success of last year’s Summer of Circus festival, which established Worthing as the home of circus on the south coast, Worthing Theatres have announced their line-up for 2017. Now recognised as one of the three largest contemporary circus festival in the...
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Eric Carle’s Art of Education

By Alice Hiller Bright colours. That is what captivated my attention as a young child when choosing a book to read. I’m sure that I’m not the only one who has fond memories of leafing through Eric Carle’s books, captivated by his vivid illustrations and gripping...
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