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

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

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

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

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