Train to be a Childrens Party Entertainer – 1 Day Workshop

Our 1 day course will teach you everything you need to know to set yourself up as a kids party entertainer. Working as a party entertainer is fun, flexible and rewarding. As a party entertainer you can charge £150-£300 per 2 hour party!

The course is delivered by Lucie Campbell, Jumping Jacks Parties founder who has hosted over 3000 parties! Lucie has also won a prestigious National Princes Trust Enterprise Award which was presented to Lucie by HRH Prince Charles. Jumping Jacks Parties is also endorsed by Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis. We host disco and themed parties for children of all ages and train all our staff to exacting standards.

“When a person puts their trust in you to make their child’s special event a memorable occasion, then it’s your job to do your upmost to ensure that they receive the best possible service and you go above and beyond to make sure that the entertainment you provide is outstanding in every way!”
Lucie Campbell, founder of Jumping Jacks Parties

Join us for this unique workshop and we will teach you everything you need to know to set yourself up as an independent children’s party entertainer. At the end of this 1 day course you will be ready to start marketing yourself in your local area and planning for your first party. We also offer a corporate package and can arrange coming to your office or work setting.

This course will give you the confidence you need to expand your learning and open your eyes to the endless possibilities

Subjects covered will be:

Techniques on holding an audience
Equipment requirements
Balloon modelling, tricks and tips
Basic Face Painting and Glitter Tattoos
Routine presentation and preparation
Successfully gaining more bookings
Staying up-to-date and optional added themed packages
Special effects and additional services
Legal requirements and booking details

Bespoke corporate packages are also available!

What you need to bring with you.

Pen and paper
Lunch (free unlimited hot drinks available)

No previous experience is required

What does it take to become a Entertainer?

To be an entertainer you should:

  • love working with children
  • be outgoing, self-confident and lively
  • stay calm under pressure
  • enjoy performing in front of different types of audiences in different venues and conditions
  • be versatile and adaptable
  • be resilient and hard-working
  • be original in your ideas and presentation
  • be able to accept criticism and constructive ideas
  • be determined to succeed


Ideal for performers, teachers, childcare workers and parents.

Only 15 spaces available so you can get the most out of the day. The cost is £120 per person and book as a pair for only £220.

Corporate Packages

Play Centre Package – Do you want the staff at your own party venue or play centre trained to a higher standard? Contact us to see how we can make this happen. We can do a full day workshop or split into two half days.

Please contact us regarding upcoming courses and availability.  Our next course will be at SARA Hall, Liverpool, in January 2018.

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