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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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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No Fee, No Show

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If you’re an artiste, you’ll be ALL. TOO. FAMILIAR. with people wanting your services for free. The most popular is the performance that pays you in “exposure”. We say “No Fee no Show”. Here is why? Well, exposure doesn’t pay the bills. Money paid for a good job done does. Would those who want to […]
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The Gunpowder Plot – What If Guy Fawkes Had Succeeded?

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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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Show World Fire Artists

Here at Showworld, We love Fire and every thing you can do with it. Here is a special post that combines the talents of Flambe Circus & Showworld specially for the 5th November. Enjoy! Be safe – book professionals. For more information on providing Fire Artists for your events contact: Contact us Tel: +44 (0)7973 […]
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Circus History | Bert Leo

Here’s a bit of circus history for you… “Bert Leo in a Hippo’s mouth”. Bert Leo’s real name was James Leo Duffy. He was born 13 Apr 1882 in New Castle, Lawrence County, PA. He started out by performing as an acrobat in a vaudeville show in 1900. He later joined the circus and became […]
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Walking Dead Season 6 Cancelled By AMC?!

Last October, the schlock horror arm of ShowWorld did a zombie fest at Brent Cross Shopping Centre in North West London (you can see photos here) which delighted fans of The Walking Dead, and zombies in general – so, imagine our horror on waking to this headline! AMC cancels 6th Season of: You can read […]
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Swan Lake As You’ve (Probably) Never Seen It

To say the Chinese State Circus is merely a show is grossly to underestimate it; it is the embodiment of a traditional art form which can trace its history back over 2000 years. The presentation lives and breathes with the enthusiasm of its acrobatic artistes whose whole lives centre in the performance. The result is […]
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Everyone’s Invited!

We were very busy this weekend, not only enjoying the great weather, but having a blast performing at “Everyone’s Invited” Intu Potteries Shopping Mall in Stoke-on-Trent! Here are some photos from the weekend: Dingle Fingle saying hello Story time Face painting Mime artists Dingle Fingle bringing smiles to people’s faces, as always! And last, but […]
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Dingle Fingle Catherine Wheel

ShowWorld’s Dingle Fingle is on a mission to create the biggest hand held Catherine Wheel ever! How do you think he’s doing so far? Let us know in the comments! If you need Fire Artistes, Please do get in touch. Contact us on Tel: +44 (0)7973 416 596 Email: hello@show-world.co.uk
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