A Great Festive Season!

Christmas, Corporate, Entertainment, Festivals, Sports, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Well what a busy 'silly season' that was! All the way through November to Christmas and then rolling though January, we were sending our festive acts all over the place. Here are a few of the fun and games we got ourselves into... In November we were very pleased to send Fanshaw's Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible up to Gloucester ... Read More

A Busy November

Cabaret, Christmas, Corporate, Entertainment, Festivals, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

The Railway Express

What a month this November has been. Our acts have been out and about all over the place including Kingston-upon-Thames for the big Christmas lights switch-on where Archie & Bert (Fanshaw’s Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible) were given their own stage, lighting and PA (and security!) for an evening of crowd pulling entertainment. Our latest offering – The Postal Express … Read More

Archie & Bert London Bound

Christmas, Entertainment, Festivals, In The Press, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Fanshaw's Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible

The veritable Mr Fanshaw has secured transport for Archibald Grottlington Esq and Herbert Skittle (also Esq.) who will be taking the very famous Fanshaw’s Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible to London Town. The Big Smoke. Or just a little bit outside it really… On the periphery so to speak. Kingston-upon-Thames it is then! “But WHEN?” we hear you cry. 19 November … Read More

The Postal Express Is Coming To Town

Christmas, Corporate, Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

The Postal Express

It’s offical, the latest offering from SideShow Events is now available. Kept under wraps for the duration of ‘the build’, we are extremely proud to be able to offer, for the first time anywhere in the world… THE POSTAL EXPRESS CHECKPOINT No.687 Postmasters Stamp & Punch are officially at your service!  Now all the children expecting presents on Christmas Eve … Read More

A Busy Time For Fanshaw’s

Cabaret, Christmas, Corporate, Entertainment, Festivals, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Fanshaw's in Bridgwater

Not limited to Christmas events, Fanshaw’s Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible have been out and about in the summertime too. Well, late summer anyway. It was a bit rainy at one point… September 2015 saw Archibald Grottlington Esq. and Herbert Skittle (also Esq) travelling east – and a bit south – to Bridgwater in Somerset to help a rather large company … Read More

Archie & Bert heading back to The Smoke

Christmas, Entertainment, Festivals, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Fanshaw's Christmas

Summer hasn’t quite arrived and yet the bookings are coming in for CHRISTMAS events all over the UK! Fanshaw’s Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible has just been booked to entertain at the Kingston-upon-Thames Christmas Lights Switch-on in November. It seems bookers are more and more keen to get their entertainment booked in nice and early to avoid disappointment, and here … Read More

Fanshaws On Ice

Christmas, Entertainment, Festivals, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Fanshaw's Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible

Well not quite, but almost! Archie and Bert have been busy again this Christmas, touring throughout the kingdoms; performing around all sorts of curious venues. Right next to an ice rink for example, up in Merthyr Tydfil. Archie’s fear of heights, alas, prevented him from climbing aboard a pair of blades, and Bert’s chilblains were playing up that day so … Read More

Jack Frost On His Way

Christmas, Corporate, Festivals, Street Entertainment

Jack Frost

After appearing on the scene back at the start of 2013, our very own Jack Frost has been nipping about all over the place breathing cool new magic into events everywhere during the winter seasons. And now that summer has slipped away… Jack is back. This year he’s out and about with the germanic (ever-so slightly manic) Kristoph Puppenspieler who seems … Read More

More Than Just Pork Pies

Christmas, Corporate, Festivals, Street Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Fanshaw's in Melton Mowbray

‘Tis the season’ for Fanshaw’s Archie Grott and Bert Skittle to gear up for another busy festive period. This time last year, Fanshaw’s were on-hand to bring Christmas mirth and merriment to the streets of Melton Mowbray for their annual Christmas Fayre. This vast event was the perfect place for Fanshaw’s to showcase their showmanship in front of very big … Read More