Into The Secret Cellar…

Cabaret, Entertainment, Halloween, Theatre, Victorian/Dickensian

The Vienna Experiment with Baron Gustav von Wraith and Doctor Franklin Fitzroy-Smogg IV

We are absolutely thrilled to be taking our two hander play The Vienna Experiment to London this week. From its origins as The Haunted, a two hour experimental foray into the theatrical application of magic and mystery fused with the exposure of paranormal fakery, written and performed by award winning international magicians – and members of The Magic Circle – … 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

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

The Deckchair Dandies visit Barry Island

Cabaret, Corporate, Entertainment, Festivals, In The Press, Street Entertainment, Summer

The Deckchair Dandies enjoying Barry Island

The sun was out, the sky was blue, so what were The Deckchair Dandies to do? Go to Barry Island of course, and what a marvellous time they had! So much fun in fact, these two dapper chaps are rather hoping to visit many more seaside resorts throughout the coming summer. Let us know if you’d like a visit in your area, … Read More

Deckchair Dandies In Hospital!

Cabaret, Corporate, Entertainment, In The Press, Summer

The Deckchair Dandies at the opening of new Childrens Hospital Wales

Don’t panic; Barnaby and Simeon are quite fine, but thank you for your concern. Our beachy boys have been out and about again and this time were invited to attend the opening of the magnificent second phase of the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales. With a throng of VIP guests, staff and patients gathering for the grand opening, The … Read More

Life’s A Beach!

Cabaret, Corporate, Entertainment, Festivals, Summer

The Deckchair Dandies - Courtesy

SideShow Events’ brand new act for 2015 TheDeckchair Dandies recently appeared at the May Ball for the wonderful Reach Charity at the Woodbury Park Hotel near Exeter. Barnaby Bucket (pron. ‘bouquet’) and Simeon Spade (pron. ‘sparday’) were there to meet and greet the arriving guests and entertain at the tables with close-up magic during a fantastic meal put on by … Read More

The Circus Comes To Town

Cabaret, Corporate

Ronaldo Entertains Lloyds Bank

It was the third year in a row that The Lloyds Bank Charity Ball at The Mercure Holland House Hotel in Cardiff engaged our services. This time the theme was circus – cue compère and host, Ringmaster Ronaldo. After welcoming everyone to the event, it was time for Ronaldo’s close-up table magic (photo). After the meal and a short cabaret … Read More