Origins Of St David’s Day & 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew!

Saint David’s Day is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March each year. The first day of March was chosen in remembrance of the death of Saint David. Tradition holds that he died on that day in 588 (or even 589). At any rate, the 1st […]
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The Not So Romantic Origins Of Valentine’s Day

Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, chocolates, gifts, or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia. Here’s a bit of its history: While not thought […]
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13 Facts about Friday The 13th (And A History Lesson)

It’s Friday the 13th today, and whether you’re superstitious or not, you’ll get a creepy kick out of these facts! But first, where did the whole Friday the 13th malarkey arise from? There is a superstition, thought by some to derive from the Last Supper or a Norse myth, that having thirteen people seated at […]
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Why So Few Female Clowns?

We’ve done a few clown posts, so this morning, we thought we’d do a post about the 10 top female clowns, (of all time!), but there were none. We even looked on Wikipedia, but they were all – you guessed it – male. That was mildly irksome, but it got me wondering why? The terrifying […]
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The Best Places To Ring In The New Year

Stuck on where to celebrate New Year’s Eve? From concerts in the sand in Rio, to blockbuster bonfires in Reykjavik, here are the best places around the world to ring in the New Year: Sydney Join Sydneysiders in being among the first to see in 2015. The Aussie city rings in the New Year a […]
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When The Church Banned Christmas In Scotland

If you know a Scot, and have ever wondered why they make more of the New Year’s Eve (Hogmanay) celebrations than they do of Christmas, here’s why: Scots like any excuse to have a good party, but there’s a popular theory that they take to December 31st with so much gusto because for so long […]
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Imagination’s Circus Themed Party Christmas 2014!

Creative agency Imagination do Ringling, Barnum & Bailey Circus themed Party this Christmas using ShowWorld Artistes at their headquarters in London! The production was incredibly well executed. Everybody involved was really on their game – professional; friendly too. We hit the ground running on the 21st, first by unloading the Comedy Fire Engine and checking […]
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Your Christmas Children’s Entertainment Starts Here!

Here at ShowWorld, we’re specialists in providing entertainment for any event, including corporate, and children’s, Christmas parties and themed events! In fact, we’ve provided lots of children’s Christmas entertainment for corporate and private companies such as Waddesdon Manor, Informa, SAP. We have circus, street, variety, and arena artists on our books, and as well as supplying […]
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A Splash OF Colour For Your Festive Events!

Looking for spectacular event management for this festive season? Then look no further! Here are some of the entertainment goodies we offer: Spectacular Circus Acts & Circus Performers If you’re looking for circus acts, a complete circus or circus theme for your event, private party, awards ceremony, or corporate entertainment then here’s some good news. […]
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35 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

Here are 35 fun facts you maybe, probably, didn’t know..: 1. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. 2. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue. 2. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours. 4. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. 5. A “jiffy” is an actual unit of […]
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