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Clare's Circus offer fun events for children and circus skills workshops for people of all ages, throughout Wiltshire. Clare Evans is the Founder and Director of Clare's Circus. As you will see, she has an impressive pedigree and started performing at an early age!


First Appearance - Born in Wimbledon, South West London.

1978 - 1990

Started violin at 8 years old.
Rudolf Steiner School Orchestra.
Started juggling at 16 years old.
Started school Circus Club.
Started teaching and performing at 17 at Fairs, Fetes and in Cabaret.
First Juggling Convention at 18, performing in front of 3000 people (mostly expert jugglers).
Qualified Gymnastics coach at 19.

1990 - 1997

Trained and performed with Circus Space, (now The National Centre for Circus Arts) the UK's leading Circus School specialising in juggling, diabolo, static and flying trapeze. Also performed in and stage managed cabaret and festival performances.

Juggling for TV and Film
First corporate bookings as an entertainer.
Theatre lighting at Jacksons Lane Community Theatre.


Theatre tour of Far East as stage manager - Educating Rita.


Stage manager English Eurythmy Theatre.


Trained in red nose clown with Gerry Flanagan, founder of Commotion and since 1998 Artistic Director of Shifting Sands Theatre.
Started working as a professional face painter and balloon modeller, parties, corporate events, promotional work.


Trained in mime and physical theatre with Desmond Jones.


Studied face painting with Charles Fox Theatrical Make up at Covent Garden. Joined Gandini Juggling Project as performer and workshop leader.
Joined Circa Rumbaba as acrobat, juggler, stilt walker and diabolo specialist.


Zeddie & Co Circus, juggler, acrobat and magician's assistant.

1996 - 99

Studied acting at the School of the Science of Acting now The Academy of The Science of Acting and Directing.


Started my first business, Artistic Faces, specialising in face painting and parties.

1999 - 2002

Lighting Technician London Coliseum, gained City and Guilds theatre electrics 181 qualification.

2002 - 04

Technical team, Lighting, Sound and Stage Management at Battersea Arts Centre.

2004 - 2011

Continued with my Artistic Faces business and had my children.


Having stopped playing music at around 19 I restarted playing violin at 39 and had my first professional engagement in Nov 2012 playing violin and double bass.


Started Clare's Circus to increase the scope of my own business and provide a wider range of entertainment services, I work with a team of people most of whom I have trained myself.

Children's Entertainment

Clare's Circus Calne Chippenham Children's Entertainment

Clare's Circus on YouTube


All of the fun and magic of the circus, in different settings.

Take a look at how circus skills provide the ideal entertainment for weddings and children's parties.

You might also be intrigued as to the important part that they can play in business life too!



Wedding Entertainment

Clare's Circus Calne Chippenham Children's Entertainment at Weddings


Workshops for Business

Clare's Circus Calne Chippenham Circus Workshops for Business