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Street Theatre and Circus Skills

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Note: performers' locations / addresses indicate where they are based, not where they are prepared to play. Most tour all across, and outside of, the region. See also Mummers and Giants.

  • Andy Bell
    Street and cabaret magician with a flexible repertoire that can be tailored to suit the age range and tastes of your audience. Traditional and contemporary magic arranged in sets of 10 to 30 minutes gives me the flexibility to suit any bill.
    Mobile: 07918638601
    Email : andy@strangelyentertaing.co.uk
    Website: http://www.strangelyentertaining.co.uk

  • The Grinnigogs
    Medieval music from a strolling minstrel up to multi-skilled ensemble.
    Contact: Quentin Budworth
    Telephone: 01964 562073
    Email: quentinbudworth@btinternet.com
    Website: http://www.grinnigogs.co.uk

  • Man in a Box
    'MEET THE WORLDS ONLY LIVING BOX'. Curiosity is aroused by the arrival of a silent clown with a box. Despite his size he climbs in and managed to shut the lid. As the audience try to discover what will happen next...The box Grows legs, leaps into life and scuttles off. Meeting and Greeting are a speciality, give him half a chance he'll have to dancing and playing footsie, this box has quite a following! Accompanied by a comedy security guard for good measure, they have been to The Queens' 80th Birthday, The Commonwealth Games, Jim Hendersons film 'Mirrormask'
    Contact: Rick Allan
    Address: 86 Hadfield Street, Walkley, Sheffield S6 3RS
    Mobile: 07768 34 11 22
    Email: maynardflipflap@yahoo.com
    Website: http://www.maninabox.co.uk

  • Maynard Flip Flap
    Maynard has been entertaining audience world wide for over 25 years, with appeareances at Montreal Just for Laughs, Buckingham Palace and Jools Holland Hootannay. His award winning street theatre show 'Daft as a Brush' is a guarenteed belly laughs with people of all ages and can be tailored to differant age and events. ridiculous tricks and silly stunts.
    Contact: Rick Allan
    Address: 86 Hadfield Street, Walkley, Sheffield S6 3RS
    Mobile: 07768 34 11 22
    Email: maynardflipflap@yahoo.com
    Website: http://www.maynardflipflap.com

  • Mike Hancock
    Comedy street theatre and cabaret.Spectacular family shows with magic, music and circus and eye-catching walkabout at festivals and events.
    Telephone: 07801352983
    Emai: cabaretheaven@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.mikehancock.org.uk

  • Jolly Good Productions
    Traditional Punch and Judy shows, clowning, Puppetry and street performance.
    Contact: Ron Wood
    8 St Nicholas Close, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 7SP
    Telephone: 01748 821621
    Email: ron@jollygoodfun.co.uk
    Website: http://jollygoodfun.co.uk/
    See also Workshops : Street and circus

  • Mikron Theatre Company
    Live theatre with a strong musical element. At least two tours a year: national tour travelling throughout the inland waterways of England by narrowboat; regional road tour mainly in Yorkshire and Lancashire.
    Contact: Peter Toon
    Marsden Mechanics Hall, Peel Street, Marsden, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 6BW
    Telephone: 01484 843701
    Email: admin@mikron.org.uk
    Website: http://www.mikron.org.uk/

  • Mini Mansell
    Performer and Teacher of circus skills to around 20,000 Key Stage 1 and 2 children per year, Stilt Walker, Close up Magician, Street Entertainer. Performing for over ten years, i have worked in over 500 Primary schools entertaining and exciting children to the wonderful world of circus skills. As a paid up member of Equity I carry 10 million pounds of Personal Public Liability Insurance and I also carry full Enhanced Disclosure
    Telephone: 07941 212719
    Email: mini@juggler.net
    Website: http://www.minimansell.com
    See also Street and circus workshops

  • Moon de Lune
    Peader Long and Tim Moon have been providing sax and banjo madness for many years at festivals, arts centres, shopping centres.. Anywhere and everywhere. Great mix of music and eye to eye walkabout.
    Contact Peader Long
    Address: C/o The Cottage, Cansdale Farm, Wold Newton YO25 3HS
    Telephone: 01422 883054
    Email: timmoon8@icloud.com
    Website: http://www.timmoon.co.uk

  • Noise of Minstrels
    Early music on bagpipes, hurdy gurdies, flutes, voices, shawm, lute, cittern, percussion, etc. Occasionally with dancers. Concerts, shows, educational work and entertainment. Period costume.
    Harrogate, North Yorkshire
    Contact: Michael Sargeant
    Telephone: 01423 500351 / 07860 955347
    Email: noiseofminstrels@yahoo.co.uk
    Website: http://www.noiseofminstrels.co.uk/
  • Swamp Circus Trust Ltd (Yorkshire)
    Modern Circus for entertainment, education and community. Our Mission Statement: "To benefit communities and individuals through Circus". We create and develop circus in community and educational settings; provide circus shows, workshops and walkabout entertainment for events; sell circus equipment and run an Artists' agency.
    Contact: Jules
    The Magna Centre, Sheffield Road, Rotherham S60 1DX
    Telephone: 01709 828 477
    Email: info@swamptrust.org.uk
    Website: http://www.swamptrust.org.uk/
    See also Workshops : Street and circus

  • Uncle Brian
    Punch and Judy, magician, balloon modeller, face painter, comedy clown car, radio controlled talking monkey on a trike, roadshow disco, inflatable marquee, generator, airbrush artiste, puppet shows, giant garden games, circus skills workhop, costume character, compere, stilt walker.
    Contact: David Reid-Frow
    Address: Burwell House, Folkton, Scarborough YO11 3UH
    Telephone: 01723 891441
    Mobile: 07801969464
    Email: dfrow2011@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.childrens-entertainer-uk.co.uk/

  • Pete Lawless White's Suitcase Circus
    Suitcase Circus family / children's shows, entertains the adults too. Versatile and very funny. Also Trevor Organ's Cracking Crockery is a comedy plate spinning show.
    Suitable for street entertainment / outdoor performance, staged shows / indoor, cabaret and comedy events. Circus skills workshops, expert hula hoop tuition. Stilts, compere.
    Mobile: 07966 525751
    Email: pete.suitcasecircus@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.pete-white.co.uk


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