Looking at 2024

So much happening this year, not sure where to start!  

After a busy 2023 summer I had lots of fun delivering specialist workshops, events, birthday parties and interactive singalongs.  We toured with Elfie's Magical Mayhem and Christmas with Katy-Louise and of course Elf visits.  

This year so far, been busy with private singing students, continuing teaching classes for Eden Court Theatre and birthday parties.

We have a NEW summer show for early years touring in June called "Seaside Spectacular!" 

I have 4 new singalong shows in development.  

I will be working on Kyle of Lochalsh in the Easter holidays delivering a kids activity week as well as fitting in some special Easter events!  

Also have my end of year shows in June, Seussical Jr with the Musical Theatre class and The unexpected world, a devised piece by the I heart Drama group at Eden Court theatre.  

Belladrum 2023

Not long now until Belladrum!  Here is where you will find Trapeze Entertainment at the festival!


The Cartoonies 1630 Venus flytrap stage


Circus skills 1130 VIP area

Puppet making 1600 Tweedles


Balloon Modelling 1230 Story Circle

Circus skills 1630 Story Circle


2023 has begun!

Katy-Louise is delighted to be back at Eden Court teaching I heart Drama and Musical Theatre Classes with fantastic showcases planned for June!  Musical Theatre has already returned to Dionne Monteiro School of Dance in Aldearn since before the pandemic so very excited for this.  Singing students are working hard at Cairngorm school of dance and getting stronger every week.  Also looking forward to travelling with my circus skills workshops all over the highlands for youth clubs and even getting up to Lyth Arts Centre in Wick!  

Lots of circus skills, magic, balloon and puppet shows for Birthday party fun in the diary as well as my popular interactive nostalgic performances in care homes.  I can't wait until these events 2023.  See you there.

Telford Retail Park open day for TruUnity dance 2nd April 

Easter Event, Victorian Market, Inverness 8th April

Easter event, Kinloss 9th April

Girvan Folk Festival 29th April

Love my bus event at Falcon Square 26th May

The Gathering Festival 27th May

Isobel Fraser open day 3rd June

Summer fair, Kiltearn Primary School, Evanton Sat 10th June

Drakies Primary school fundraiser Sat 17th June

Tain Gala 1st July

Kintyre House Summer fete 8th July

Eastgate Shopping centre Tue 11th July

Muir of Ord Gala 15th July

Lyth Arts Centre Wick Wed 19th and Thurs 20th July

Brora Carnival 24th July

Belladrum Festival 27th - 29th July

Eastgate Shopping centre Tue 1st Aug

Eden Court under canvas family fun day Sun 13th Aug

Festive season 2022

"Elfie's Magical Mayhem" - A Christmas Show and workshop for Early Years.  Join Heather and Elfie on a fun filled adventure.  With puppets, magic, storytelling and music.  Trapeze Entertainment has teamed up with Cairngorm school of dance in Aviemore to produce this exciting performance.  Touring Primary schools and Nurseries in the Highlands from the 5th December.  For more info/to book get in touch now.  


What an exciting year 2022 is going to be! 

Back with Eden Courts I heart drama and mini-makers classes as well as PH22 at Cairngorm school of Dance.  All classes are creating and preparing for live performances in June.  Back singing in care homes again and it's all go with birthday parties!    

Booked to entertain and perform at the following events so far - come and say hello!

Girvan Folk Festival Sat 30th April

Live at last, East Kilbride, Sun 1st May

The Gathering, Sat 28th May

Jubilee celebration, Tain rose Gardens, Sat 4th June

Elgin jubilee sing-song, Sun 5th June

Tain Gala day, Sat 2nd July

Tomatin Gala, Sun 3rd July

Bella under canvas, Sat 9th July

Muir of Ord Gala, Sat 16th July

Brora Carnival, Mon 25th July

Belladrum Festival, Thurs 28th - Sat 30th July

Dubness Festival, Fri 29th - Sat 20th Aug

End of 2021

What an amazing end to 2021, with a care home tour of "Christmas with Katy-Louise" outdoors AND indoors show as well as a rental option available on Vimeo.  Elfie returned with new magic, stories and songs with her Elf doorstop visits for the 2nd year running.  And above all I was delighted to be asked to develop and perform in Eden Court's "Festive Letter", a very special interactive digital performance for primary schools.  What a lovely end to a crazy year.  Looking forward to 2022,  with Eden Court's I heart Drama and Mini-makers classes, Cairngorm School of Dance's PH22 and new care home shows on the horizon!  Thinking of booking a birthday party?  Get in touch soon to avoid disappointment!  

August 2021

More work with the "Summer of hope" from circus skills, puppetry, balloon modelling and special FX makeup!  Even have my 1st wedding for a long time!  Excited!  

July 2021

Busy month with restrictions easing.  Lots of outdoor workshops and birthday parties taking place.  Delighted to be involved with the "Summer of Hope"  in the highlands with Eden Court, the Clay Studio and The Place.  Great fun at a 2 day activity camp with Street Struck Dance and 4 day Crazy circus camp with Cairngorm school of Dance.  Have also managed to squeeze in my "seaside special" show outdoors at care homes!

June 2021

PH22 returned to Cairngorm School of dance for an outdoor production of "Aladdin"!

APRIL 2021

Outdoor birthday parties!  Have a look at my birthday party page to see what is currently being offered outdoors. 

Jan 2021

Balloon Delivery - Balloon modelling delivery service. Balloons are kept in a sealed bag, inflated by a pump (NOT mouth inflated) and I clean my hands thoroughly before twisting. These can be dropped at your door.
Performing arts lessons - Private tutoring online through zoom. Preparing for an acting audition? Want to brush up on your skills? Want to take up singing but are lacking confidence? Get in touch.
Online Children's Birthday parties - Celebrate your birthday with a magic show, puppet show and fun games all from your own home.
Care home shows - Offering a interactive online service via video conferencing. A good way for us all to keep singing together!
Live Video - I am eager to keep creative and share my work. Please look out for live video updates.
I am unable to book any face to face entertainment currently until the restrictions are eased.

Christmas 2020

Christmas Elf visits - Entertainment in your garden.

Nostalgic Christmas show - Available now to watch on

Look out for Elfie on "A very Bella Christmas" online on the 19th December


Outdoor bookings update


As of the 24th of August, I am able to start entertaining children outside. 


Entertainment time reduced to a 1-hour booking.

 I will keep social distance of a minimum of 2 metres from participants.


What can be included in the entertainment?

️ Balloon show 

 Magic show 

 Puppet show 

Circus skills workshop

 Traditional party games 

After consulting my union and insurers i am confident i have taken the risks related to Covid 19 into consideration and have altered how I will deliver entertainment to reduce this risk whilst following government guidelines. Full risk assessment will be carried out and available for any bookings.

Please note that currently, A full refund will be available if the booking is cancelled due to covid 19.


I am also still offering a bespoke balloon delivery service! Get in touch for more information! 

What have i been up to?

Delighted to be part of the online festival Belladrum is providing on Saturday 1st August.  Available on Facebook and youtube.

Online Video - Check out my youtube channel.  Here is the link to my latest video -

Online singing lessons - My students have been doing singing lessons online and have been completing singing theory units at home.  

Online birthday celebrations - I have been entertaining children with magic, puppets and storytelling using a new platform.

Balloon delivery - Special bespoke balloon delivery service.  


Balloon Delivery - I have launched a bespoke balloon modelling delivery service.  Balloons are kept in a sealed bag, inflated by a pump (NOT mouth inflated) and I clean my hands thoroughly before twisting.  These can be dropped at your door.   

Care home shows - Offering a interactive online service via video conferencing.  It won't be the same as actually being there in person but is a way for us all to keep singing together!

Information for bookings - For cancelled bookings that have paid a £20 deposit, I am happy to use this deposit against any future bookings with me.  As I have already purchased materials for these bookings, at this time I am unable to offer a refund.  I can offer online alternatives, please get in touch for more information. 

Live Video - I am eager to keep creative and share my work.  Please look out for live video updates.  


Looking ahead into 2020

Back to seeing my private students again, teaching for Dionne Monteiro's school of dance's musical theatre class, Eden Courts Creative explorers and Musical Theatre class. Happy to also returning to continue the Cradlehall choir and of course special birthday parties!

Festive period 2019

A very special year!  My 10th year performing in the New Lanark Panto with Arkeen Theatre Company!   Was a great success being Mammy and Granny in the pantomime "Wee Red Fae the Woods", Timber in the pre-school performance "Wee red and her forest friends" and primary school workshops on Scottish Folklore.  Managed to squeeze in a few Christmas sing-a-longs with the old favourites.  

September to October 2019

Halloween fun with special FX workshops, a special spooky sing song and fun with puppets!

Back at the Hilton Free Spirits club for a good sing song.  

Entertained at the Fort William Shinty cup final, circus skills workshops with the brownies and the scouts and Balloon modelling for the Loch Ness Marathon.

Highland hospices Ness Factor - My contestants performed brilliantly on the big Ness Factor charity evening.  Very proud vocal coach.  Until next year!

Belladrum 2019

Another great Belladrum with Balloon modelling, Clowning around with circus skills, puppet making and party time!

Day 1 Thursday 

1pm - 2pm Balloon Modelling - VIP Kids Tent

4pm - 5.15pm Circus skills - Venus Flytrap

6.30pm - 7.30pm Puppet making - Tweedledee

Day 2 Friday

11.30am - 12.30pm Clowning around - VIP Kids Tent

6pm - 7pm Clowning Around - Tir Nan Nog Pagoda

Day 3 Saturday

11.30am - 12.30pm Party time! -  VIP Kids Tent

July - August 2019

Looking for a summer show for the young at heart?  Now "the sun has got his hat on" touring with my "Seaside Special"  interactive show.

Face painting at the Cromarty Regatta.

April to July 2019

Pleasure to be involved in The Gathering Festival,  Thurso fun day, Beauly Gala, Belladrum under canvas at Eden Court and Muir of Ord Gala. 

Ness Factor 2019 contestants announced and vocal coaching begun. 

January - April 2019

Launched new interactive show - "Songs of childhood" and was lucky enough to travel to some new care homes over in Banff as well as my usual local homes.  

Had great fun delivering circus skill birthday parties and making special balloons.

Back to Inverness College UHI to continue teaching Voice on the HNC Acting and performance course as well as directing their production of "A Midsummer night's dream".  

As well as assisting at Eden Court with the Integrated group on preparations for their production i have been enjoying working with other groups as well.  I have been teaching Hullaballoo and having great fun this term getting to know the young people covering hats and puppetry this term.  Look forward to returning after the Easter break.

Festive Season 2018

I am excited to be performing in pantomime as Belle's mum in "Beauty and the Beastie" at the New Lanark Heritage site as part of the Christmas experience for my 9th year!  I will also be performing in the pre-school performance as The Beastie in "Beauty and the grumpy beastie" and leading school workshops "Haud yir wheest".

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I will be squeezing in some Christmas sing-a-long shows and parties as well!  

October 2018

Ness Factor - 3rd year as Vocal coach for 3 amazing contestants at this event in aid of the highland hospice.  

Halloween Special FX makeup with Hilton Youth Club for Highlife Highland.

Simpson's Garden Centre Christmas shop opening - returned for my 2nd year entertaining the children with puppets, games, balloons and lots of fun!

Proudness - Balloon and face painting fun at the Highlands first pride event! 

September 2018

Loch Ness Marathon - Balloon fun with my special Nessie balloons!

Toured with LUDUS - Playful love.  4 women, 2 plays fusing love, loss, lust and life! A double-bill of plays by Clifford Bax, Touring Scotland and Cumbria.

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Kilmardinny Arts Centre, Bearsden - 7/9/18. 

East Kilbride Arts Centre - 9/9/18
The Studio, Edinburgh - 14/9/18
MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling - 15/9/18
Theatre Royal, Dumfries - 19/9/18
University of Highlands and Islands, Inverness 21/9/18
The Little Theatre, Nairn - 22/9/18
Webster Theatre, Glasgow - 26/9/18
The Heron Theatre, Cumbria - 28/9/18
The Fullarton, Castle Douglas - 29/9/18

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2nd to 4th August 2018

Fantastic time entertaining at my 4th Belladrum Festival.  Great family fun with circus skills, puppet making and party games in Tweedledee and the Club Clan VIP children's tent.  

Sunday 8th July 2018

Great fun being back Clowning around at the MFR Cash For Kidsfest at the Black Isle Showfield!

June and July 2018

Lots of Birthday party fun, puppetry workshops for highlife highland's summer activities and circus skills workshops for Action for Children and Milnafua community! 

Visited many care homes with my Seaside special show.  

May 2018

Rehearsals started for a September tour of LUDUS - Prelude and fugue.  Excited to be acting and working with Theatre Broad in Stirling again. 

Easter 2018

Great day at the Bogbain family fun day with puppets and storytelling, balloon modelling, games and family entertainment and topped off with circus skills.  

2018 so far

Year started with a bang returning to the Hogmanay Hoolie in Alness.

Plenty of fun and games including a lovely morning with Charleston baby and toddler group, time on Skye for LMPA, shows in some of my favourite care homes and a theatre tour in the Hebrides.    

Winter 2017

It's Panto time!  Rehearsals have started for "The magic shoes" pantomime, "Search for a story" pre-school show and Hans Christian Anderson workshops at New Lanark Heritage site.  So pleased to be back for my 8th year!

Autumn 2017

Returned to the Loch Ness Marathon on Sun 24th September 2017 for the 3rd year running.  Thank you to everyone who bought a Nessie modelling balloon or other special balloon.  It was a great event! 

Ness Factor 2017 - Was a huge success.  I was so proud of my contestants hard work, commitment and enthusiasm.  Above all i was impressed by the amazing amount of money raised for the Highland Hospice.

I've been so lucky to be performing several of my nostalgia shows in care homes across the highlands.

More Gala's, Birthday parties and fun days!

Summer 2017

Ness factor 2017 -   Excited to be a voice coach again this year for the Ness Factor in aid of Highland Hospice! Lesson's have begun.

Touring care homes with my "Seaside Special" show!  

Belladrum festival 2017 - Great to be back again for the 3rd year in a row!   I was in the Tweedledee tent and Dell Children's Yurt this year.  Programme description read - Trapeze Entertainment's Katy-Louise has travelled all the way from Inverness to offer lots of fun packed workshops for children.  Join in and win prizes with dancing and games at "Party Time". Get crazily crafty at "Balloon Modelling" and "Puppet Making". Or enjoy energetic "Clowning Around" with circus skills. 

Circus skills workshops for Highlife highland.  

Fun days in Tongue and Lochaline.  

Crazy Circus Summer week was a great success.  The young people had a great time doing different activities every day and performing at the end of the week.  

May 2017

Cradelhall care home - 1940's nostalgia show!  Cradelhowlers going from strength to strength with special themes covering favourite songs from the Beatles, Easter themes and singing springtime!

I teach singing at Dionne's Musical theatre class in Nairn.  I offered Trapeze Entertainments services and we had a great circus skills workshop to raise funds for their upcoming show!

April 2017

Appeared at the 2017 Girvan folk festival!  Over the weekend I had fun clowning around with my circus skills workshop and entertaining the children with Puppets, balloon modelling, magic and competitions with prizes.

Had a great time helping to support and direct the young people at Inverness High School performing in this year's Rock Challenge at Eden Court Theatre.


Look out 2017!  So far...

I have started a singing group at Cradlehall care home...."The Cradlehowlers".  We have started singing our hearts out to themed classes for Robert Burns day, Valentines day and the new year.  

Fusions for highlife highland.  

Started filling the dates for upcoming festivals, fundraisers and special events!  Watch this space.  

December 2016

I had an amazing time entertaining the kids at the Alness Hogmanay Hoolie!  

I have just finished performing in Pantomime for the 7th year in a row at the New Lanark heritage site.  I thoroughly enjoyed playing the character Edna Scrooged in "A New Lanark Christmas Carol".  I also performed in other interactive schools and nurseries performances "a Christmas Carol Workshop" and "Santa's little helpers".

Managed to squeeze in a few Sing-a-long shows and Christmas Parties as well.  I had a wonderful time entertaining the children at a very special Christmas party with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Milnafua Community hall where she recorded her Christmas message.

November 2016

Panto rehearsals, Competition winner's birthday party and a special 60's singalong show for Cradelhall Care Home.

October 2016

The Ness Factor - was very exciting to be involved with such a successful event which raised lots of money for the highland hospice.  My contestants worked very hard and put on a fantastic show on the night.  

September 2016

Crammed in lots of Circus skills workshops with schools including TFX performing arts academy and Daviot Primary School.

Returned for the 2nd year to the Loch Ness marathon with my very special Nessie modelling balloons!

Entertained the cyclists at the Euan Macrae Memorial bike ride in Tain.  


August 2016

It was a happy day on MFR's cash for kids "Happy Street" in Alness.  Had loads of fun with circus skills, balloons and puppets.

Face painted for a very special SiMba butterfly release at the botanic gardens.  

Children's entertainment and circus skills at the Dalneigh gala day.

The Circus skills workshop and my puppets were a hit for the Friends of Autism group in Balloch.

Using specially selected songs from the 40's, 50's and 60's I performed for a lovely couples 80th birthday party.

Circus skills and special FX makeup in Ardersier and Muir of Ord youth clubs.

Great start to the month with a return visit to Belladrum, this time in the Tweedledee tent.  Great weekend doing "children's party time" and "clowning around" workshops as well as the parade.

July 2016

During the summer holidays I had a drama-tastic week, circus skills workshops at fusions and transitions, Face painting and balloons Croy Community Market and entertained at birthday parties as well as a wedding celebration in Aviemore.

April to June 2016

Toured with Eden Court Creative around high schools this time with creativity roadshow.  I devised and delivered interactive workshops around primary and nursery schools on the Gruffalo with puppets, drama and the snail and the whale and titanic play in a day.  I also delivered workshops at the Connections festival.

March 2016

Attended the Interchange weekend at Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock. 

Co-created an interactive workshop called "the mind boggles" with Eden Court Creative and toured primary schools. 

Circus skills workshops for young adults on a careers week ran by Aspire North.

January - February 2016

Return visit to the lovely ladies at the "free Spirits" with a 60's performance this time.  Great afternoon full of singing, dancing and laughing. 

Directed a performance for Burns night. 

November and December 2015

Performed in the Pantomime "Sister Ella's Slippers" at the New Lanark heritage site theatre every weekend as part of the Christmas experience.  This will be my 6th year performing in this venue.

November 2015

Birthday party fun, workshops and rehearsals begin for Panto!

Filling the end of the year with lots of exciting performances.  

I returned to the theatre "A' the Airts" in Dumfries with a brand new show!  A lovely afternoon.

September 2015

Had a great day making Nessie Balloons for the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and hope it will be a yearly event for my diary.

Busy fun day in Aviemore doing circus skills.  

Lots of lovely birthday party's at weekends!

August 2015

Another busy month....Had a SUPER time performing at Belladrum this year in the Hielan Coo kids tent!

Enjoyed fun days doing face painting and balloon modelling where the weather stayed surprisingly good!

Performed a 1940's nostalgia sing-a-long show for the Free Spirits group who stayed in high spirits throughout and had a wonderful time.

July 2015

A busy month of circus skills workshops for transitions and fusions.

June 2015

Upcoming event - Harry Gows fun day in aid of the hospice on sat 20th June.  A busy month for events!

Recycled circus at Hilton Community Centre where the young people created their own juggling balls and learned how to juggle as well as a few other circus tricks!

Circus skills for the youth clubs and Young carers day.      

May 2015

Circus skills workshop for Highland deaf children's society.  

A lovely afternoon in Muir of Ord performing my interactive nostalgic 40's show for the care home.

Shared a room with Kai's disco at the Dingwall fusion.  The music and circus skills went well together. 

April 2015

Worked with "Mess around" on Circus Spectacular events in Inverness and Dingwall.  Discovered how much messy play and circus skills are similar.  The tiny tots enjoyed watching the skills as well as touching the juggling scarves and ribbons.  The older children said their favourite was plate spinning. 

Delivered workshops as part of the connections festival at Eden Court and received excellent feedback.

Inverness High School performed in Rock Challenge and received some excellent awards for their hard work.  I have been involved as a drama tutor on this project and I was so proud of their achievement.

Mar 2015

Easter fun day - Entertaining the children with Circus skills and puppetry.  My new stilts were a brilliant hit.   More circus workshops with Tongue Primary School - this is the furthest North I have travelled so far!   

Feb 2015

Circus skills workshops in Crown Primary School for primary 2 - 4 as part of their circus topic. 

January 2015

Circus skills workshops for fusions.

Christmas 2014

I performed in the new Lanark pantomime as part of the Christmas experience.

Nov 2014

Youth Highland event at the Ironworks.

Sept 2014

Gruesome special effects workshops at the youth clubs. 

Aug 2014

Some more great nights at the spectrum centre for Inverness Fusion nights.

July 2014

A busy month for circus skills workshops at the Spectrum Centre for fusion nights and for Transitions at the high schools for Highlife Highland. 

May 2014  

Trapeze Entertainment will be provided the make up for one of the dancers in the competition.  The theme for the dance was movies and the character was the mask.  I discovered how many different shades of green develop the mask.

March and April 2014

Fusion events with high life highland.  Circus skills and face painting with special effects workshops.  New skills on offer for teenagers with some gruesome and realistic results.

February 2014

Family fun morning over February weekend an the Gaelic School, Inverness.  Fun circus skills and games for adults and children! 

November 2013

Circus skill workshops at the Gaelic School, Inverness.  The children learned new skills and had a great time. 

October 2013

Halloween Murder Mystery at the Ramada Encore.  The cast and the staff worked hard all night to provide a great night.  


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