SLIDESHOW: Crowds roll up for spectacular circus fun

The art of juggling, stilt walking and plate spinning were all on the clowning around curriculum at Erewash Museum in Ilkeston.

The centre put on a circus skills workshop to keep kids from across the borough entertained during the school half-term break.

Erewash Museum circus skills

Erewash Museum circus skills

The activity-filled week saw more than 1,000 visitors pass through the doors of Dalby House.

Collections officer Michael Crane told the Advertiser: “It was a really successful week.

“Everyone who came really enjoyed it and we had some great feedback.

“There were crafts and circus skills all 
on offer and the activities were really popular.”