The National Centre for Circus Arts is a registered charity and the UK’s creative hub for the development of world-class circus arts education, creation and performance. An Arts Council England National Portfolio organisation and a member of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, we offer the UK’s first BA (Hons) degree, support professional artists and circus arts companies, provide progressive pre-vocational training and recreational circus activity for all.

The National Centre for Circus Arts is seeking new trustees with broad-ranging expertise to join our dedicated board. At this time we are particularly keen to hear from anyone with expertise in brand development and marketing, entrepreneurship, audit and Higher and/or Further Education, who can help to support our organisation through the next exciting stages in the development of circus arts in the UK.

More information and how to apply

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a recruitment event at the National Centre for Circus Arts on Tuesday 4 June 2019.

For more information please contact Sharon Harble (EA to the CEO) at to arrange a conversation about the role with either Kate White, CEO, or Matt Cooper Chair of Trustees, or to arrange an informal visit to the National Centre. 

Apply by letter with CV for the attention of Matt Cooper (Chair) (Ref BM), National Centre for Circus Arts, Coronet St, London N1 6HD or by email to with BOARD MEMBERSHIP in the subject line.

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Inside the National Centre

In 2014 we were awarded national status and became the 'National Centre for Circus Arts'. To celebrate we made this video of our beautiful building and the amazing people that train here.