Kat Collett: How did it all start?

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Bristol Circus Performer- Kat Collett: How did it all start?

Waaay back in 2001 I tried spinning a pair of poi for the first time.  I loved it! It took less than one rotation to get me hooked. So I spent all my free time spinning! In 2003 I set up an award-winning Circus Skills Society at my University.  I learned other circus skills so that I could teach others. I also spent a lot of time spinning poi in various nightclubs in Bradford.

After University I went on to teach circus skills full time in schools across Bradford with ‘Urban Circus Arts’. I taught hundreds of children every week aged between 7-16, but I really wanted to be a circus performer so…

I moved to Guildford and became a fire performer! Performing fire shows with the group ‘Burnt Toast’. Loving this as much as she did I moved to South Africa and performed in yet more fire shows with the group ‘Fire Tribe’.  If you would like to know more about fire performing please check out the FAQ’s page.

On my return to the UK, I continued life as a circus performer. I moved to Bristol, the center of all things circus in the UK.  I now perform my own award-winning solo fire show and a glow show as well as choreographing and performing in collaborative work.

“Just to say that yesterday was brilliant! A perfect way to spend celebrating a significant birthday with family and friends. Your show was totally mesmerising and magical. I’m sure we’ll see you again.
Our friends haven’t stopped talking about it. Thanks a mil!”

Adrian Burholt

And Now I Perform….

  • Family-Friendly Entertainment
  • Fire Shows including, fire whip, body burning, fire eating, fire staff, club swinging, wall of fire poi, pyrotechnics plus single and multiple fire hula hoop.
  • Glow Shows with cutting edge pixel props including multiple hula hoops, contact staff, double staff and poi
  • Balloon models for all age groups

Circus Performer Kat Collett Hula Hoops on her foot



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    List of Awards

    • Bristol Prestige Award 2021- Best Circus Entertainment Service
    • UK Enterprise Awards- Best Family Entertainment Specialists 2021
    • Global Wedding Awards 2021- Most Unique Wedding Entertainers, South West England
    • 2021 Influential Businesswoman Awards- Most Empowering Fire Circus Performer (UK)
    • Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2021/22- Family Entertainment Specialist of the Year
    • 2022 Global Business Insight Awards -Most Empowering Fire Circus Performer (UK)
    • Lux wedding award- Best Circus Entertainment Specialist 2022 (UK)
    • Bristol Prestige Award 2022- Event Entertainment Provider of the Year
    • 2022 Influential Businesswoman Awards – Most Entertaining Circus Performer (South West England)

    Circus Performer Highlights

    Fire Shows

    Hula Hooping

    Glow Shows