Running away to the circus is actually feasable and not just a wish in your head. The Circus Space in London's Coronet Sreet is a hub of wonder and discovery. They run experience days where you can learn incredible circus skills like tight wire walking, flying trapeze and unicycle over a whole day or half a day if you prefer. Pick up Knife throwing, whip cracking and lassoing skills. Also catch some of their dynamic performances when you can. Tel: 020 7613 4141.