Rachel has been in the performing and circus world for over 15 years. Back in the UK she ran a performance arts company called “te POOKa”. They created shows all around Scotland, using fire performance, amazing characters intertwined with magic and mystery. Rachel performed on stages, as well as helped create and decorate them off stage. Some of her talents include costumier, face/body painter, prop maker, fire performer, stiltwalker, walk-about characters to name but a few. She has spent the last 5 years running the Nelson paint your own pottery “Pottering About”.