A Baron Halloween 2020

IMG_5503 A Baron Halloween 2020 Normally we performers would be working. ] Tonight is lockdown again in the UK. Something 2020 will be remembered for as it’s happening all over the world. So I decided to sum it up in my clown pictorial terminology (Wizard of Oz, Pied Piper of Hamlet etc), and it turned […]
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UK Outdoor Events Industry – Gets Bank Holiday Blues

The Bank Holiday blues must have been felt throughout the UK’s outdoor event industry on August Bank Holiday Monday this year. As one of the busiest weekends in the outdoor events season goes by unannounced and unnoticed, take notice that the event Industry is on red alert –  No Shows, no performances, and no events. […]
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The Golden Age of Circus

The Golden Age of Circus

The Golden Age of Circus: The Show of Shows; 100 Years of Vaudeville, Circuses, and Carnivals Roll up, roll up for an unforgettable experience! This film tells the story of itinerant circus performers, cabaret acts and vaudeville and fairground attractions. Rarities and never-before-seen footage of fairgrounds, circus entertainment, freak shows, variety performances, music hall and […]
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ShowWorld Artiste Management

ShowWorld Artiste Management

Did you know, that as well as being leading providers of Street, Arena, Variety, and Circus entertainment, we’re also an Entertainments Artistes Representation Agency? Now you do! That said, we don’t accept everybody – only those with exceptional talent. ShowWorld Artiste Management ShowWorld works with variety artists, circus entertainers, street performers, arena acts as well […]
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When Is A Clown Not a Clown?

When is a clown not a clown? When he’s also running a global entertainment business, that’s when! A while ago, we shared Part One of an article on Dingle Fingle (you can get a refresher here) by SpendMatters.com  And since then, they published Part Two (because just one article on Dingle Fingle doesn’t do him justice!), which […]
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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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What You Didn’t Know About May Day

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What You Didn’t Know About May Day Today is the 1st of May, otherwise known as May Day in the UK, but how many of you know the history behind it? May Day is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday. It is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. […]
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PETA: A Wolf in Sheeps Clothing?

PETA A wolf in sheeps clothing

In the current climate, where someone in China went to a wet market and ate some bat and/ or pangolin, enabling the virus SARS-CoV-2 to jump from animal to human as it created the disease, Covid19, and thus plunged the world into lockdown, you could be forgiven for thinking that an organisation like PETA had […]
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35 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

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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Are Children One Of The Hazards Of Street Performing?

In the time before Corona, one of the hazards of street performing isn’t what you’d automatically think… Can you take a guess as to what it might be? It’s children! “Watch furious street performer giving parent a tongue lashing after unruly child nearly sends him flying” Knowing what it’s like to be on the receiving […]
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