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

London Bound!

Entertainment, Festivals, Halloween, Victorian/Dickensian

The Vienna Experiment

We are hugely excited to announce that our very own Jasper and Frank will be heading to London in October with their new show The Vienna Experiment (premiered locally in May under the title The Haunted, and presented by our associated label The Creepy Company). The show has now been officially billed as part of the London Horror Festival. This … 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

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

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

Life’s A Beach!

Cabaret, Corporate, Entertainment, Festivals, Summer

The Deckchair Dandies - Courtesy RPNPhotography.co.uk

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

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

Book Festival Re-Books

Festivals

Penarth Book Festival 2013

For the third year, The Penarth Book Festival is engaging SideShow for their flagship children’s event. The first year, 2012, saw a collaboration with the brilliant John Sparks reading Peppa Pig, while last year SideShow’s Jasper and Frank brought children’s favourites – The Grufallo and Poppy Cat (photo) to life with readings, dances and photo meet and greets. This year … Read More