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Variety for the Vic

The “Easy Riders” again featured for the Circus School, this time in “Variety for the Vic” a Charity show at the Little Theatre, Thornton. This was in aid of a breast cancer appeal. The other acts on the bill were mainly adults from the world of musicals. Holly Johnstone was also scheduled but sustained an […]

Young at Art at the Grand Theatre Blackpool

Blackpool Circus School appeared once again at the Grand Theatre in this years production of “Young at Art” Along with a number of other local theatre groups we provided three acts. The first included eleven of our newer members in a combination of skills, including, the walking globe, Unicycles and Diabolos. The second act featured […]

See our Blackpool Circus School stars perform!

Holly Johnstone will appear live at the Tower Circus on Tuesday 24th October in 4 performances; 11:30am 2pm 5pm 7:30pm (See news item below for August 2006, High hopes!) Mark Fishwick can be seen in “U Prove it” on CITV on Saturday 11th November at 2pm and Sunday 12th November 11:30am

Holly Johnstone wins Uk ‘s Most talented!

It was announced today, that Holly Johnstone has won the Tower Circus competition for 2006. Her prize is an appearance in the all Female show to a capacity audience in the ring of the famous Tower Circus. Holly trained for her act with Blackpool Circus School and the Circus Academy

High Hopes

Following on the success in 2005 by the “Easy Riders” Holly has this year added the Hoop to her stunning floor routine that she performed last year. She has high hopes that this will give her a victory and an appearance at the Tower during half term week. The results will be announced within a […]

Syndicate dancers get into the Circus groove

The Ladystyle dancers from the Syndicate night club have joined Blackpool Circus School ‘s Adult class at the Claremont first step centre. They want to add Circus skills to their dance routines to make them more exciting. On their first visit they have mastered scarves juggling, plate spinning and the Diabolo.  They will go on […]

Blackpool Central Gateway Opening

Blackpool Circus School took part in the opening of the Central Gateway on the Bank holiday weekend. Sunday saw the sun come out and this brought out the residents of Bloomfield. Families enjoyed a day in the new park and participated in our workshop. Many a talent was discovered as the photos show. Mark Fishwick […]

Lancashire and Cumbria Modern Dance Champion 2006

One of our most talented Circus Students, Holly Johnstone, recently won the following at a Dance festival in Morcambe. 7 golds and 1 silver medal, 20 trophies, won the title of “Lancashire and Cumbria Modern Dance Champion 2006” and the icing on the cake was winning the Adjudicator’s Choice section and £250!! So all in […]

Circus School provides performers for La Boheme

Seen here are our students in rehearsal for Puccini’s La Boheme performed at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool on the 12th March. Our Circus School was asked to supply some street entertainers for this Russian production. It was a great experience for our young people to work with some of the worlds greatest artistes. The BBC heard about […]