Circo Kernow provides safe training spaces and projects and experienced professional tutors, supported by a team of dedicated staff.

The staff are based in our offices at the Swamp Arts Cafe,  (10 Lower Market Street, Penryn) and manage outreach projects in other areas as required.

The staff are supported by a multi skilled board of trustees from across Cornwall experienced in the fields of education, business, community projects, IT, special education needs and health services.


Brett Jackson – Development Manager & Arts Director

Debbie Risborough CCA – Accountant ( Cornwall Community Accountancy Services)

Pauline Cock – Accounts Manager

Liz Green- Administrator 


All our tutors are Equity accredited and have full insurance, first aid qualifications and DBS checks.

Our tutors include those who advise on fitness, diet and physical skills and those that specialise in one area of skill:


Brett Jackson  – Acrobatics , Mime and Clown

Claudia Collin – Flamenco Dance & Massage

Josh Kanag – Capoiera Instructor

John Nichol – Horticulture


Lizzie King – Horticulture

We work with a wider team of professional Tutors and artists that provide masterclasses and bespoke skills as require