Halloween Maze – De Lier Netherlands

HALLOWEEN MAZE - DE LIER

Halloween Maze – De Lier Netherlands Showworld gave a hand to the village of De Lier in the Netherlands by designing a fully functional Halloween maze for 4 – 12 year olds. However, despite initially creating it for this age group, we’re masters of our craft, and so it stands to reason that teenagers and adults were also […]
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Things You Didn’t Know About Friday the 13th

It’s Friday the 13th today, and whether you’re superstitious or not, you’ll get a creepy kick out of these facts! Here are some things you didn’t know about Friday the 13th. But first, where did the whole Friday the 13th malarkey arise from? There is a superstition, thought by some to derive from the Last […]
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Groundhog Day, Winter Weather & The World’s Most Entertaining Rodent

In case you didn’t know, today is Groundhog Day. Remember the movie, “Groundhog Day”? Although the plot about the main character having to repeat Groundhog Day every day until he becomes a nicer person is farfetched to say the least, Groundhog Day itself is an actual day. Groundhog Day, Winter Weather & The World’s Most […]
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Take A Break, Reaper!

Take A Break, Reaper! The world of entertainment lost a great mime artist on Christmas Eve. You can read about him here Then on December 28th, the reaper had another go and took Lemmy Kilmister, front man to Motörhead, two days after he’d been diagnosed with prostate cancer, cardiac arrhythmia, and congestive heart failure. Watch […]
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PETA: A Wolf in Sheeps Clothing?

Here at ShowWorld Towers, we’ve always been a bit suspicious of PETA. We’re not the only ones. However, being in the entertainment business, we’re all too aware of how PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has latched onto well meaning celebrities in order to boost its publicity and its coffers. Kind of like how a […]
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New Year’s Eve Traditions In The UK And Beyond

You’d most likely be from another planet, or a remote part of the world, untouched by modern society, if you didn’t know that today is New Year’s Eve! So, here’s a little history lesson about some of the New Year’s Eve customs celebrated in the UK, as well as some quite odd ones around the […]
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The Gunpowder Plot – What If Guy Fawkes Had Succeeded?

Still from V for Vendetta - Guy Fawkes - Gunpowder Plot

Guy Fawkes was probably one of the very few who entered Parliament with honest intentions. To blow the place to smithereens intentions, that is. And we all know how that turned out. But, what If Guy Fawkes had succeeded? First, here’s a little bit of the history behind Bonfire Night: Also known as Guido Fawkes, the […]
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World Oceans Day Brought Closer With Google

World Oceans Day Brought Closer With Google It’s World Oceans Day on June the 8th, and what better way to highlight the wonder of our oceans than sharing images from Google’s new “under the sea” street view! Google partnered with the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, and the Chagos Conservation […]
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10 Vintage Side Show Performers That Inspired AHS: Freak Show

The bygone era of circuses weren’t the circuses we’re used to seeing today. They could be awe inspiring – for example, trapeze acts – they could be educational – seeing exotic animals for the first time – and, they were often rather unsettling. Here are some photos of vintage side show performers that inspired American Horror Story […]
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What You Didn’t Know About May Day

What You Didn’t Know About May Day The UK has just celebrated a Bank Holiday, otherwise known as May Day, but how many of you know the history behind it? May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday. It is also a traditional spring holiday in […]
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