Spectacular mix and mingle entertainment.
Teddy and Otto's Fairytale Challange
The most friendly, funny and furry characters you're likely to meet have come to visit. Meet Otto the Otter and Teddy the Fox as they wheel a wooden cart through the crowd. Laden with ancient magic, props and relics from the greatest fairytales ever to be told, Otto and Teddy invite anyone who wishes to test their knowledge in a quiz of fairytale fantasy!
Epico the Dragon
Sir Aurelious Jones gathers a crowd. A golden child chosen by the fates is selected from the audience. Having passed three tests they accompany Sir Aurelious on a Heros Journey, leaving the ordinary world behind them as they reenact the quest to find and tame the beast! In the Dragons Lair the child must rescue Sir Aurelious from certain death and teach him how to become friends with the dragon. With the cosmic balance restored the child is knighted before leaving the heroic world transformed. At the end of the show there will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for all to get up close and personal with the biggest, brightest & most beautiful creature ever seen. You could make friends...but only if you dare!
The Goblins: Oddness & Grottstick
Part the mists of time, the Goblins have arrived! Introducing Oddness (purple) and Grottstick (green), on their quest to find a new Princess for their Kingdom. Sir Oddness the military master mind and cunning strategist leads the quest. Assisted by Sir Grottstick, a once human prince who came of worst in an argument with a witch! Marvel as they audition members of the public both young and old for this important role of state. Seeking those with an ability to look good on a throne and make others feel lowly. Witness them mistaking children on their parents shoulders for hideous two headed trolls! Or those in prams as the masters of their larger servants! Played in a gentle comic style the goblins bring their topsy-turvy perception of our world into magical life. Utterly unique their presence at your event is a guaranteed crowd pleaser littering your event with Kodak moments!
The Story Telling Carts
Two colorfully dressed elves Horris and Norris push a couple of crumbling carts loaded with the iconic props of famous fairy tales. Re-imagining these tales with themselves at the centre of the action and offering children the chance to try on Cinderella's glass slipper, lay their head on Sleeping Beauty's pillow or touch a golden egg! Michael and Jamie have many years of experience within the industry, so expect spectacular costumes, strong & dynamic characters and absolute professionalism.
The Flying Carpets
From across the desert sands come legendary storytellers Ruby Murray and Baba Ganush on their magical flying carpets. Played in the style of Victorian men and their magnificent flying machines mixed the slap-stick comedy of a Bernie Clifton style ostrich illusion. These colourful, comic characters demonstrate powers of flight and levitation, whilst enchanting all with their tall tales and terrible jokes collected from the far flung corners of the globe.
The Festive Elves
Two colorfully dressed elves carry a spectacular swaying eight foot tall tower of presents. Armed with quill, clipboard, pocket watch & whistle Head Elf Horris attempts to keep their delivery on schedule, as Junior Elf Norris struggles and clowns with the teetering tower of presents. Both elves are ever watchful for people with names on the list of those who have been good!
The Hairy Chairs
Two giant walking armchairs complete with big slippers convey their young charges around your event. The ever curious Freya aged ten and her adopted younger brother the philosophical monster Gumf. Played in a style of wide eyed innocence, and high lighting the importance of friendship and adventure. These enchanting characters combine the slap-stick comedy of a Bernie Clifton style ostrich illusion with the subtleties of cable controlled animatronic puppetry.
Celebrate traditional English entertainment by strolling and dancing with Mr Punch, Judy and Baby and their sometimes accompanying musicians in this gently nostalgic promenade performance.
Lock up your fish! Starring the infant phenomenon Baby Egbertah and Urving Mackerel Esquire the talkative fish supper. These pint sized pip-squeaks will be carried around by two inquisitive larger than life birds. The Penguin Family have arrived! For environmental events Baby Egbertah adopts the persona of an environmental activist, whilst Irving Mackerel Esq. becomes a climate change denier. Their comic banter illuminates and entertains all they encounter, its the ultimate walkabout edutainment Available as two adult penguins, two adults penguins plus their baby, or the complete family with Urving Mackerel Esq.- its three acts for the price of one! Combining animatronic costumes, traditional puppetry, strong characterisation and witty banter, these gentle giants and their rumbustious charges are sure to enchant at any Christmas, Winter or Environmental themed event.
Two vibrant birds in all the colours of the rainbow explore their surroundings with inquisitive beaks and joyful squawks. Marvel at the exotic beauty of these larger than life avian amigos and their competitive sporting riders. Make your friendship felt by stepping forward for a bright and brilliant photo and please remember, they won't bite but they may decide on being friends forever!
Betty Collins, Witsend Managment
Cathy Valentine, Wokingham Winter Carnival
Stephen Frosdick, Costume Dep Royal Opera House
Alex Hogg, Big Hand People