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Circus Month - The History of the Circus: Part III

March 27, 2015


With the circus being a visual performing art, there was no language barrier, which enabled it to truly conquer the world, moving to Russia by 1816 and Turkey by 1854, with the European circus owners hoping to increase revenue and profits by finding new income streams, a technique later copied by the American businessmen.... "Read More

Top 5: Tips for Picking the Perfect Venue

March 26, 2015


Events are much celebrated occasions and one of the biggest draws to your events is where you choose to hold it. Picture the scene – two invites pop through your door. Dash it and darn it, you want to go to both but the geography won’t allow it. Will you go to the local town hall or would you rather enjoy the sumptuous London skyline from a top the Gherkin, a building which isn’t even accessible to the general public? It’s really a no-brainer.

Of course, your event doesn’t always have to provide a wow factor, but it’s good to think about exactly what you require when booking your venue. So here are five top tips to consider in order to keep the stress gremlins at bay.

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The Lips Have Returned!

March 25, 2015


London's best all female beatbox/vocals group are back and ready to entertain at your event!... "Read More

Circus Month - Globally Wanted @ Jacksons Lane Theatre

March 25, 2015


Yes, circus month continues, this time with Globally Wanted at Jacksons Lane Theatre. ... "Read More

Circus Month - Cirque Berserk @ Wimbledon Theatre

March 24, 2015


Cirque Berserk performed four sold-out seasons in London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland and returned for a UK tour this year. Combining contemporary ‘cirque’ skills with thrilling stunt action, Cirque Berserk is a danger-filled spectacle that promises to amaze. We popped along to see just how thrilling it really was.... "Read More

Circus Month - How to Juggle

March 23, 2015


Do you ever find that you want to carry three things at once but only have two hands? Yes? Of course you do. It’s a problem we all face. Day in, day out there’s always a stupid third item that needs to be carried as well as those two other things. You couldn’t possibly make two trips either. There’s only one solution! (Aside from a car or a bigger bag, etc. but let’s not get distracted...)... "Read More

Circus Month - The History of the Circus: Part II

March 20, 2015


With the circus brought to Mexico in 1802, it was fair to say that it has really started to have a big impact upon the world. Although permanent buildings were in place in the largest cities, there weren’t enough residents in the New World for long-term resident circuses to be sustainable. With the US still being explored westward and new settlements popping up more quickly than ever before, showmen had little choice but to take their shows on the road.... "Read More

Circus Month - 3 Famous Sideshow Performers of the Past

March 19, 2015


The circus has been around for centuries. But as our blogs have shown, a number of acts were hugely famous in their day, not just the circuses of which they were a part (though admittedly, P.T. Barnum was hugely famous in his own right – hell, he’s even inspired a musical currently touring the UK).

Without further ado, here are a few fascinating sideshow performers.

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Circus Month - Cirque du Soleil's Kooza @ Royal Albert Hall

March 18, 2015


In preparation for Circus Month, we caught up with the annual visit of Cirque du Soleil to London way back in January, bringing their now familiar repertoire of dancers, acrobats and gymnasts in tow.
 
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Top 5 videos of the Week: YouTuesday 17th March

March 17, 2015


Ah, YouTuesday. This time coming at you with a St. Patrick’s Day theme. Because it’s March 17th and we’re Sternberg O’Clarke. Enjoy.... "Read More

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