Archie & Bert Underground Up The Smoke

Corporate, Entertainment, Victorian/Dickensian

Delighted to have had Fanshaw's Fantastical Emporium of the Impossible booked by one of our London agents to provide entertainment at a very special event for... well we can't really tell you it was Deloitte so we'll just say "the world's biggest accounting firm". With the client company being founded in 1845, the choice of 'Victorian theme' was completely appropriate, ... Read More

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

The Creepy Company presents…

Corporate, Entertainment, Halloween, Victorian/Dickensian

The Creepy Company presents THE HAUNTING - Tickets Now Available

SideShow Events are proud to announce the launch of The Creepy Company; a side-arm if you will of SideShow. The Creepy Company provides theatrical ‘happenings’ based around the para-not-so-normal, with Doctors Franklin Fitzroy-Smogg IV and Doctor Gustav von Wraith (Baron) who have gathered their accumulated knowledge of the weird and wonderful to become – as they put it – ‘Explorers … 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

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

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