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The Drill Hall

City of Maribyrnong | M05

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Women's Circus took up residence in the Drill Hall in 2006. It has since created over 30 large-scale circus productions with community participants, trained thousands of women in circus and physical theatre though their annual training program, supported hundreds of female circus artists to make new and innovative work, and used social circus to create positive change in the lives of women and their communities. Today the Drill Hall is a place where you will find women literally flying and hanging from the rafters or rolling and tumbling along its old wooden floorboards. Long-time Resident Trainer, Franca Stadler, will share the history of Women's Circus in the Drill Hall and guide you through some circus activities in its training space.

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  • Open: Sun 12.30pm-3.30pm - Booking required for this building

  • Photography Restricted: Yes

  • What's Open: The community room and half the main space.

  • Special Note: Shoes off on training mats

  • Tour Details: First release Friday 13 July 8.30am until booked out, second release Friday 20 July 8.30am until booked out. Tours at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, running for 30minutes, in groups of 15

  • Special Programming: Try your hand at some circus skills and have a behind the scenes tour of our training space.

  • Building Type: Cultural

  • Facilities: Toilets

  • Access: Pram accessible, Fully accessible

  • Year Built: 1913

  • Transport: Train stop: West Footscray Train Station via Sunbury line

  • Photo Credit: Marie Watt

  • Tour Type: Pre-booked

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Location

395 Barkly Street, Footscray 3011, VIC

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