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Famous Tower Circus Ringmaster visits Circus club.

Norman Barrett, now with Zippo’s Circus came to see the youngsters practising their skills at Highfield Circus Club. He was very impressed that the young people were being taught correctly by ex Circus artistes and was amazed by the standard that had been achieved in so little time.

Student wins final of Circus Idol

Blackpool Circus School is proud to announce that Jamie Lee Coldham, one of our star students, has won the Final of Circus Idol at The Tower Circus, Blackpool . Jamie is still only 14 and is a pupil at Beacon High School, Blackpool. Workshops and heats were held throughout 2004, these took place in the ring […]

Connexions Project

We are offering bursaries to young people aged 13-19 who live in the Bloomfield Ward of Blackpool. The bursary will pay for a six week course at the Wednesday workshops and other opportunities. If you are not sure if you live in Bloomfield Ward contact us telling us where you live and what skills you […]

Li-Yeoung joins Circus School staff

An addition to the teaching staff.  Li-Yeoung was formally with a Chinese troupe of acrobats who   appeared at the Tower Circus in 2003.  Lee’s speciality was jumping though hoops 5 hoops high and he is also a black belt in Martial arts. Lee left his troupe to work at the Boudokan Dojo club in Blackpool.  […]

Brownies 90th Birthday Party

On the 19th of September the Brownies 90th Birthday Party was held at Fylde Rugby Club in Lytham St Annes, Blackpool Circus School provided circus skills workshops during the afternoon.

The Local Network Fund for Children and Young People

This fund has provided Blackpool Circus School with sufficient finance to provide Circus Skills opportunities to Blackpool children who are in the care of the Authority. This includes children who have foster parents, or who are in children’s homes. The intention is to give as many opportunities starting with holiday workshops and continuing with evening […]

Blackpool Circus club

We are currently running Circus skills workshops every Wednesday 6-8PM at Highfield High school Sports hall in Blackpool. The cost is £2 for 1 hour or £3 for 2 hours. Huge arena, lots of room for unicycles plus all skills available. Everyone age 8 to 80 is welcome to join. Selected participants will take part […]

Awards for All

Blackpool Circus School has received special funding so that the Management Committee can work together with local specialists to create this Web Site and links to lots of things to do with Circuses. This funding lasts up to May 2005. If you have any ideas for additions or links that we can add to the […]

Summer Circus School Activities

Through the summer holidays Blackpool Circus school worked with Foster children and others at Mike Halls Performing arts centre. For the last workshop, Blackpool Borough Council suggested it be held in the Ring at the Tower. Geoff Sage, the Tower manger kindly agreed and the Chinese artistes joined in.