L - ......The children's
Children's Entertainer & Clown 
Lifelong Education & Training


  • 8 'O' Levels - Grade A, B & C - Ashby Grammar School - 1979
  • 2 'AO' Levels - Grade B - Ashby Grammar School - 1980
  • 4 'A' Levels - Grade B, C, D, E. - Ashby Grammar School - 1981
  • Degree BSc(Hons) Marine and Freshwater Biology - 1984 - University Of London
  • Postgraduate Study For An MBA at De Montfort University - Leicester. - 1998
  • Certificate In Human Relations and Co-Counselling - 1991 - Sandwell College
  • Basic Merchandising Training Course - C & A - 1 Week Course - Birmingham - 1984
  • Leadership Training Course -  C & A - 1 Week Course - Birmingham - 1985
  • Garment Technology  C & A - 1 Week Course - Leeds - 1985
  • Training Techniques - Training Course -  C & A - 1 Week Course - 1985
  • Personnel Management -  C & A - 2 Week Course - Bristol - 1985
  • Dale Carnegie Sales Course - 1997 - 8 week course - West Bromwich, West Midlands
  • Assertivness Training Course - 1988 - 12 week course - Stevensons College, Coalville, Leicestershire, UK
  • Advanced Assertivness Course - 1991 - 12 week course - Stevensons College, Coalville, Leicestershire, UK
  • Six Category Intervention Course - 1990 ~ 6 week course - Stevensons College, Coalville, Leicestershire, UK
  • Telephone Techniques Course ~ 1 Day Course 1991 - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • Time Management Course ~ Fast Track Courses - 1 Day - 1995 - Birmingham
  • Training Techniques - 1 Day Career Track - Training Course - Nottingham - 1993
  • Leadership Course - Centre of Management Creativity High Mallam ~ 4 Day Team Course - 1998
  • Outward Bound Course - Aberdovey - North Wales ~ 3 Day Course ~ 1996
  • Duke Of Edinburgh Awards - Bronze, Silver & Gold - 1978,1979 & 1989.
  • Scout Association - 1970 - 1979 - Many awards, badges and achievements.
  • Business Enterprise Programme For Graduates (BEP) How to Set Up & Run Your Own Business For Graduates - De Montfort University ~ 3 Week Course ~ 1989 - Course Tutor ~ Joan Beaver MBA
  • 3 Day - 'Unleash The Power' Firewalk Course - NEC - Birmingham - Anthony Robbins - 1997
  • Clown Camp - University - 6 Day Course - Wisconsin - USA - 1995
  • Course Of Confirmation Into The Church Of England - 1976
  • Alpha Course - 12 Weeks - St. Helen's Church - Ashby-de-la-Zouch & 8 Months Follow On - 2003-2004.
  • European Computer Driving License Course - 2004
  • Volunteer Probation Worker Training Course - 3 Months - Leicester Probation Centre - 1999
  • St. Johns First Aid Course - 1978
  • Snazaroo Beginners Face Painting Course - Minehead - Butlin's - 1989.
  • Treasure House Of Make-Up - Foundation Make-Up Course - Horwich, Bolton - 1991
  • Treasure House Of Make-Up Special Effects Course - Horwich, Bolton - 1993
  • Beginners Face Painting Tuition - With Jaqui Russon In Leicester City Centre ~ 2 Weeks - 1989
  • Advanced Balloon Modelling 1 Day Course - Bob Wooding - Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1995
  • Body Painting Course - Tutored By Caro Childs ~ Co Author Of The Usbourne Book Of Face - 1998 Painting & Lecturer at the London School Of Face Painting ~ In Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 Day Course - Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Professor Steven Covey - Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People - 1 Day Leadership Course ~ Birmingham ~ Professor Covey In Person Taught - Harvard Professor
  • Advanced Selling Techniques - Brian Tracey - Birmingham - 1 Day Course
  • Richard Denny - 2 Days - Selling Course - 
  • Auditioned & Joined The Leicester Magic Circle 1990 / 1991 & Attended Several Lectures & Teaching Sessions On Children's, Stage & Close-Up Magic.
  • Clowns International Convention & Education Course 1993 - Bognor Regis - 5 days
  • Clowns International Convention & Education Course 1994 - Bognor Regis - 5 days
  • World Clown Association Convention & Education Course 1994 - Orlando, Florida, USA - 5 days
  • World Clown Association Convention & Education Course 1996 Laughlin, Nevada, USA - 5 days
  • World Clown Association Convention & Education Course 1995, Southport, UK - 5 days
  • Portsmouth Magic Convention ~ Convention & Education Course 2008, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK - 1 Day
  • European Juggling Convention - 1 Day Education & Convention - 2003 - University Of Nottingham, Nottingham
  • FACE - The Face Painting Association - Education & Convention Course - 1996, West Bridgford, Nottingham, UK - 3 Days & 1997 ~ Droitwich Spa
  • Kidology - 2013 ~ Children's Entertainers Convention ~ Education & Convention Course ~ Wolverhampton ~ UK - 2 Days
  • The Chuckle Summit ~ Clown Education & Learning Summit - 1994 - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK ~ Led By Kooky The Clown ~ WCA International Clown Of The Year 1999 - 3 Days
  • The Chuckle Summit ~ Clown Education & Learning Summit - 1995 - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK ~ Led By Kooky The Clown ~ WCA International Clown Of The Year 1999 - 3 Days
  • Face Painting Intermediate - Advanced Level Training Session ~ 1 Evening ~ By Caro Childs - Co Author Of The Usbourne Book Of Face Painting & Lecturer at the London School Of Face Painting ~ In Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • 1995, 1996 & 1997 Balloon Modelling Advanced Balloon Modelling 1 Day Course - Michael Decker USA Quadruple World Balloon Modelling Champion - Ashby-de-la-Zouch - Evening Course
  • Balloon Modelling Advanced Course - David Grist - British Balloon Modelling Champion - 1 Day Course - Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Speech & Vocal Coaching ~ With Priscilla Morris ~ Examiner With The Italia Conti Stage School - 2001 - 8 Weeks ~ Hinckley, Leicestershire
  • Singing Course ~ With Frankie Armstrong Folk Singer - 7 Day Educational Course - Cortijo Romero ~ Granada ~ Spain
  • Association Of Speakers Clubs - Ashby Speakers Club - 2001 - 2004 - Public Speaking Club - Education Director - 2003.
  • Punch & Judy 1 Day Training Course - 1998 - Glynn Edwards - Punch's Oak, Far Forest, Woucestershire, UK
  • Terry Seabrooke - Children's & Adults Magic - Training Session & Lecture - 1 Evening - 1998 - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK
  • Terry Herbert - Children's Magic - Training Session & Lecture - 1 Evening - 1997 - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK
  • Brian Eames - Children's Magic - Training Session & Lecture - 1 Evening - 1997 - Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK
  • Co Counselling International - Autumn Course - Avon Tyrell - New Forest - Hampshire - 3 Days - 1991
  • Balloon Fundamentals Course - Qualatex & Linde Gas Course - Reg Weavin - 1 Day Course - West Midlands - April 2000
  • Reiki 1 & Reiki 2 - 1 Day - Energetic Healing Courses - 1 Day Course - Loughborough
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate - 1 Day Course - North West Leicestershire District Council - Coalville - Leicestershire - 1988
  • Blackpool Magicians Convention ~ Convention & Education Course 21/2/2016 - 2016, & 1990 & 1991 ~ Blackpool, Lancashire, UK - 1 Day
  • International Party Show - NEC - Birmingham - 1 Day Convention & Education - 1997, 1998 & 2000
  • Safeguarding Children - 04/06/2016 ~ Oadby, Leicester
  • Diploma In Face Painting - September 2016 - Face Painting Academy
  • Diploma In Balloon Modelling - December 2016 - New Skills College
  • 71 st Clowns International Annual Grimaldi Church Service - All Saints Church, Haggerston, Hackney, London - Sunday 5 th of February 2017 - 1 pm - 5 pm.

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