Plans for circus skills club in west Leeds

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Children’s entertainer Nicola ‘Nicky Noodles’ Fletcher is planning to set up an after-school club to teach circus skills to youngsters in west Leeds.

Miss Fletcher, of Farsley, wants to teach skills including unicycling, stilt walking, juggling and acrobatics.

Nicola Fletcher with niece Chloe and nephew Vinnie

Nicola Fletcher with niece Chloe and nephew Vinnie

Nicola, 22, who has taught at Leeds Children’s Circus in Harehills for seven years, said: “It’s great fun for kids, but there’s nothing like that in west Leeds.

“So I thought, why not give it a go?”

In the meantime, she has been teaching her niece Chloe Fletcher, eight, and nephew Vinnie, nine, a few circus tricks of their own.

Nicola said: “I’ve just taught them both to ride a unicycle.”

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