Deniliquin youngsters can join the circus for a day at the 2014 Deniliquin Show.CASS SAVELLIS February 21, 2014 4:10am
Pastoral & Agricultural Show Society secretary Karren Petersen practices her circus skills in the lead up to workshops at this year’s show.
Local youngsters will have the chance to join the circus for a day with workshops at this year’s Deniliquin Show.
A professional husband and wife duo – from First Light Entertainment – will be sharing their tricks of the trade at sessions throughout show weekend, with ribbon work and juggling just some of the activities on offer.
The Deniliquin Show opens at 4pm on Friday, February 28 and runs all day Saturday, March 1, at Memorial Park.
This is the first time circus workshops have appeared at the Deniliquin Show, thanks to a grant from the Country Arts Support Program in conjunction with South West Arts and Regional Arts NSW. Pastoral & Agricultural Show Society secretary Karren Petersen said without the CASP funding, these workshops would not be possible.
‘‘It adds another dimension to the weekend and is fun for all ages,’’ she said.
‘‘No previous skills are required and it is another activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family.’’
Along with the Deniliquin Show, Yallambee Deniliquin Ltd and Conargo Shire Council were also successful applicants for the 2014 funding.
Yallambee Deniliquin Ltd will utilise the funding to run a range of workshops for people with a disability, while Conargo Shire is organising a community sculpture workshop.
SWA regional arts development officer Juliette Winterflood said she is ‘‘very excited to attend and see these projects and activities’’.
‘‘CASP is fantastic opportunity for regional community members,’’ she said.
‘‘We are looking forward to seeing the outcomes of the successful funding applicants.’’
CASP provides small grants to arts and community organisations and local arts councils in regional NSW for short term, locally initiated projects.
It increases opportunities for regionally based groups to access a diverse range of programs and brings social and economic benefits to the community through training, employment and activities.
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