Entries by yuri

Big Bike Bash in Stanley Park Blackpool

  The Sun came out in Blackpool for their annual Big Bike bash. This is held at the athletics track. The Circus school was very busy with children and adults alike enjoying all the items that were available. The people also enjoyed seeing our students that came along to help, including Max, Morgan and Leah. […]

World Juggling day 15th June 2013

  Blackpool Tower invited Clowns and jugglers to join Mookie and Mr Boo in an attempt on a world record. The response from the north west’s circus schools was very poor apart from Blackpool Circus school who provided the bulk of the participants. On a very windy day Clowns and jugglers were filmed by Granada […]

Circus School at Honley show

  Following on last years disastrous show due to a waterlogged site, this year proved to be exceptionally bright with a record turn out. Yuri & Tonya led the Circus workshop and found the people to be old fashioned in the respect that they were very strongly family led. A record number of them could […]

World Juggling attempt

CALLING ALL CLOWNS The Blackpool Tower Circus celebrates World Juggling Day  Blackpool Circus school are attending this event The Blackpool Tower Circus is gearing up to celebrate on one of the most important days in the Circus calendar, World Juggling Day. The 119 year old Victorian Circus, which resides amidst the legs of the Blackpool […]

Many new items since the last post

A quite winter and spring but summer has started with a bang! The Circus school was booked to present background entertainers for the Council awards in the Winter Gardens. We were asked to provide an act for Tony Jo’s Charity show at the Opera House. The cast was led by an old friend, Roy Walker […]

Bright new start in Highfields new school and sports hall

Highfield Humanities college has been rebuilt and completed during the summer break. It is now a fantastic state of the art building with a huge sports hall. We are planning to introduce Ariel silks and hoop in addition to all our other activities that include the Tightwire, Unicycles, Walking globe, Free standing ladder, Rola Bola, […]

End of an era!

The photo says it all. The last night at the old sports hall at Highfield Humanities college. Although only running one night a week there have been many notable success stories from the training received here. Joel Hatton, Unicycle juggling act and Ringmaster in a second season with a touring Circus. Holly Johnstone, Completed a […]

Wrea Green Gala 2012

Circus school takes part in the parade and workshops at Wrea Green on Saturday 30th June 2012, Taking part were John, Max, Martyn, Dane, Tommy, Thomas, Bobbie and Morgan supported by their parents

Chernobyl Children visit Highfield Circus Club

Every year Blackpool Circus School plays host to the children of Byelorussia & the Ukraine, The local population are still suffering effects from the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear power station in 1986. These visits to the UK help to enhance the quality of these children’s lives. The families that look after these children should […]

New Unicycle Guiness world record set

JUST Unicycle club and Blackpool Circus School have set a new world record by collectively unicycling 2743.5k. Eighty-five riders took part in the record-breaking ride. The youngest rider, Morgan Porteous Bryne was six and she managed an amazing 26k! She came across from Blackpool and had only learned to ride two weeks before the event! […]