Commedia dell’ Arte

Commedia dell’ Arte

The 25th February is International Commedia dell’ Arte Day so here’s a bit of history and information on a street art form that definateley influenced the world of Clown.   A major landmark in theatre history occurred in Padua, Italy, on February 25, 1545, when...
A Chip Off The Old Block

A Chip Off The Old Block

One of our newest Junior members had her first bookings recently, Millie is the daughter of our  PRO Rob Bowker and has decided of her own accord to start clowning after seeing how much fun her Dad has at work. Both Rob and Millie were booked to work the parade...
The story of Charlie Cairoli

The story of Charlie Cairoli

“39 years under the tower”, the book!

 You’ll be pleased to know, after 26 years of research, we are now almost ready to publish. You may be aware I am writing the book with Steve Richley, Steve has written several very good circus books, including the posters...
Greetings from Holly Stoppit

Greetings from Holly Stoppit

Greetings from Holly Stoppit, Clown in Residence at Bristol Museum Hello Clowns and friends of clowns! I’d like to share with you a little bit about my world and what I’m about to get up to inside Clowns: the Eggshibition at Bristol Museum. If you...