Learn fire and sideshow skills from experienced professionals.

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Here at the Fire School our aim is to teach fire manipulation safety to the highest standard, we have the most experienced teachers available.

We are insured to teach by 1st Act, and are represented by the actors Union Equity.  


Our Mission is to make fire manipulators safe and to give a great experience to those looking for a new hobby

The Fire School started as a response to all the requests sarah regularly got asking her to teach. In spring 2012 The Fire School was opened


Most of the skills are taught in private 1:1 sessions, group days or at team building events on days and times to suit you.

We are based in a warehouse in East Ham.  Our classes are inside, out of the wind and rain. 7 DAYS PER WEEK 10am-7pm


Occasionally we hold SALE days for group sessions. Be sure to like us and subscribe to our events on Facebook or twitter 

for news on any promotions we have going on.    Tag us on Instragram too @thefireschool #thefireschool  #TrainingDragons


We Accept PayPal and cards via the booking page / we do not take cheques.

To book we take full payments, if you cancel we need to keep % for the venue hire and the cost of cancelling the teacher.

*Give 5 days notice of any cancellation to to get a full refund or re-shedule to another date,

with 3 days cancellation 30% of the fee will be kept , if only 48 hours notice is given then 50%,

and anything less than 24 hours notice then full payment will be kept to cover venue costs and teachers time.

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and use #fireschool #playwithfire

How do I book a class ?, with the Book Now button



Start at the beginning, with the Fire Eating and Body Burning class. We always start everyone off with this class as we have learned its best for people to master 1 small flame before moving on to any of the other skills.


Already had some experience?

Once you have some experience of handling fire you can take any of our other skill classes, this includes beginners fire breathing.


Almost all our attendees are beginners

we have taught over 1000 people to play safely with fire

All teachers are insured and members of Equity

we have our own fit for purpose warehouse space




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Please read all the pages and info on the website before booking or sending us lots of questions. we try to include as much info as possible. We take your safety very seriously, so should you. READ ME FIRST


Our Students Giselle and Vicky performing at student showcase