Roll up for a chance to learn cir­cus tricks

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - THE DAY THE EARTH SHOOK -

Dylan Tay­lor, Ash­ford; Tayla Hawkes, Ash­ford; Jade Hop­kins, Ken­ning­ton; Lil­lie God­den, Folkestone; Rhys Devall, Ash­ford; and Lu­cas Masters, Kingsnorth. Joshua Cum­ber­batch, Ken­ning­ton; Me­gan Cum­ber­batch, Ken­ning­ton; Hou Zhang, Wye.

WOULD you like to spend a week of your school sum­mer hol­i­day learn­ing cir­cus skills, new sport­ing skills and play­ing fun games? Then en­ter this com­pe­ti­tion to win a week at Sum­mer Sports Ad­ven­ture day camp at Fri­ars School, Great Chart or Dul­wich Prepara­tory School, Cran­brook. One of the days will be spent with pro­fes­sional cir­cus per­form­ers, who will show you a wide range of cir­cus skills like jug­gling, stilts, low wire, bal­anc­ing ob­jects and Chi­nese rib­bons, giv­ing you the op­por­tu­nity to learn and try them for your­self in a re­ally fun set­ting. The multi-ac­tiv­ity day camp is for chil­dren aged four to 12 and can in­clude crafts, art, ten­nis, bad­minton, foot­ball, face paint­ing, rounders, story time, net­ball, danc­ing, wide games, wa­ter games, swim­ming, ta­ble ten­nis, trea­sure hunts, soft­ball, touch rugby, archery, wa­ter­slide and more. You will be able to gain awards in The FA soc­cer­star chal­lenge, LTA ten­nis and Kwik Cricket. At the end of the week there are team com­pe­ti­tions and prizes given too. The cost of a week’s fun and en­ter­tain­ment is £114 per week (in­clu­sive) if booked be­fore June 1. The stan­dard day at the Of­st­e­dreg­is­tered Sum­mer Sports is 10am to 4pm, with an ex­tended day from 8.30am to 5.30pm by ar­range­ment at an ad­di­tional cost. For more de­tails visit www.summe rsport­sad­ven­ or to book a place phone 01233 503270. For your chance to win, sim­ply tell us one of the skills you could learn from the cir­cus per­form­ers. Send your an­swer on a post­card or sealed en­ve­lope with your name, age, ad­dress and phone num­ber to Cir­cus Skills Com­pe­ti­tion, Ken­tish Ex­press, 34-36 North Street, Ash­ford, Kent TN24 8JR or e-mail kecom­petiti on@thek­m­ by Fri­day, May 18. The first cor­rect en­try drawn will win a week at the Friar’s School sum­mer camp. Nor­mal com­pe­ti­tion rules ap­ply.

Dylan Tay­lor

Learn­ing cir­cus skills

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