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National Youth Circus Event Blackpool 2010

Following the inaugural National Youth Circus Event held at Circus Space in London in 2009, this year’s event will be hosted by Blackpool Circus School between 19 and 21 February. NYCE 2010 will bring over fifty young participants from youth circus groups across the UK together to share their skills and experiences and participate in […]

Flakefleet Primary School Performance

Some tired clowns following the performance to the parents and pupils of Flakefleet Primary School. This was the final curtain on our 3 month project that was funded by the Wyre Strategic partnership. All of the Primary year 4s & 5s presented at least one new Circus Skill that they had learned during the project. […]

Yo Gaba Gaba Update 1

Daniel made it to Maidstone and here he is filming for Yo Gaba Gaba, a new programme on Nickelodeon to be shown some time in April. Watch this space! Yo Gaba Gaba Daniel Tate Potts on his way to Maidstone studios from his school, Montgomery High, Bispham. He is going to film Ya Gaba Gaba […]

Blackpool Circus School Events

The Circus school was involved in many events in 2008, including, Lytham Carnival, St Anne’s Carnival, Poulton-Le-fylde Festival, Staining Gala, Hornsea Carnival, Tetbury summer show, The Teeside (Corus) steel family gala, The Croft Carnival, Alsager Carnival, Milland Rural Fair, Hope in Wigan, Calder vale fete, Monkey Club launch at the Grand Theatre and many Schools […]

Highfield Humanities College

We also had an unusual Volunteer for a night at Highfield Humanities College. Gordon Marsden MP for Blackpool South. He was very useful in helping the beginners on the mini tightrope. He was happy to support the Circus School as it brought members of the community together in a worthwhile activity.

Blackpool Enterprise Solutions Grant

As a new community interest company, Blackpool Circus School was awarded a substantial grant by Blackpool Enterprise Solutions towards printing and a promotional DVD. The Circus School was also asked to take part in the roadshow for the new Creative Media Diploma for 14-19 year olds that starts in 2009. Among the other activities at […]

Circus school wins “it’s a knockout”

Circus school wins “it’s a knockout” for the second year running, Chris Wade, Jamie Lee Coldham, Joel & Page Hatton and Jordon and Amy Atkinson prove that Circus skills training improves overall coordination. Blackpool Circus School will also feature in “Showzam 2009” the annual Circus,Variety & Magic event to be held during February half term […]

Mayors Charity at the Marine Hall Fleetwood

The Circus School is also rehearsing their display team for the Mayors Charity at the Marine hall Fleetwood, The variety show starring Joe Longthorne at the Grand Theatre. And Showzam 2009 which takes place on the Spring half term week.

Blackpool Circus School Presentation Evening

The Mayor of Blackpool Councillor Robert Wynne tries his hand on the unicycle at the end of the presentation evening. All the proceeds of the evening were donated to the Mayors charity “Blackpool’s A Knockout” Our thanks go to Ian Evans Head of Highfield School for the free use of the hall, Marc Dimolow for […]