CircoModo gets new season underway

Martin Danziger of Theatre Modo
Martin Danziger of Theatre Modo

Youngsters across the Banff and Buchan area are invited to go along to Fraserburgh and Mintlaw academies this week as CircoModo’s new season of workshops get underway.

The workshops are available to all young people of academy age and upwards and the cost is free, with transport home available for Mintlaw particpants.

Participants can learn how to juggle, take part in plate spinning, stilt walking, tightwire, fire performance, acrobalance and lots more.

The workshops aim to build confidence, trust and teamwork, and have proved to be particularly popular in the past.

Those attending are guaranteed to have fun, make new friends, get accredited for their achievements and perform at local events.

The Fraserburgh Academy sessions will be held in the girls gym on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm.

Mintlaw session will be held at the academy’s gym 1 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

There are also sessions held in Peterhead in the town’s Rescue Hall on Prince Street, every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm.

Meanwhile, the group is always on the lookout for Modo Mentors.

If you are between 16 and 25 and would like training up as a workshop leader, then get in touch.

In June last year, Modo was honoured by Aberdeenshire Council which presented it with the ‘Aberdeenshire is a Creative Place’ award which recognises the creators of a piece of art which celebrates the region.

Modo’s ‘Mr Arbuthnot’s Cabinet of Curiosities’. a modern day presentation of the Arbuthnot Museum collection in Peterhead, beat off stiff competition for the title.

To find out more about the workshops, or to book a place, contact Modo on (01779) 483145, email or go onto their Facebook page.