About Buttons

Buttons the Clown

Buttons the Sailor

Buttons is the South’s Premier Children’s Entertainer and is based in Poole, Dorset.

He provides top quality professional children’s entertainment for every occasion, from private birthdays to weddings and corporate functions; whether the party is in your home, a hotel, church hall or even a royal palace in the middle of the desert!


Buttons appeared for the first time in 1985 when he was asked to help out at an event hosted by The Society of Poole Men. That same year Buttons became a member of the premier clown’s organisation “Clowns International“.



The word ‘international’ is one word to describe Buttons, having taken his act to Belgium, Holland, Germany, North Africa and the Middle East where he was privileged to be able to perform for members of the Saudi Royal Family.



Through Clowns International Buttons mastered the skills that he brings to all of his performances today. He is a versatile entertainer who has the ability to adapt his performance to suit his audience no matter what the age group.

Buttons comes in a number of guises; clown, policeman, sailor and doctor; to fit with the theme of your function.

You can find out more about the different characters here.



Buttons specialises in many forms of entertainment including:

  • Comedy magic
  • Balloon Sculpture
  • Mix & Mingle
  • Workshops
  • Walkabout



Buttons covers the following areas:

  • Dorset
  • Hampshire
  • Wiltshire
  • Sussex
  • Berkshire
  • Surrey

Other areas can be considered, please contact us for details.


Peace of Mind

Buttons is a stickler for safety, and has the following in place for the customer’s safety and peace of mind:

  • Public Liability Insurance (up to £10million)
  • All of his electrical equipment is PAT tested annually for both the customers and his own safety



Buttons is a member of British Actors Equity incorporating The Variety Artistes Federation.

As a safety professional he is a member of both IOSH & IIRSM

http://www.iosh.co.uk      https://www.iirsm.org/