Michael is one of the UK’s most exciting entertainers, with over 25 years experience including many TV appearances and sell-out shows to his name.
He is one of very few magicians to be invited to Buckingham Palace where he performed for Her Majesty the Queen.
Michael can offer high quality, Cabaret, Close Up Magic & Children’s Entertainment.
Michael amazes his guests in his own inimitable way, he has his audience in fits of laughter and at the same time bewildered, as he performs miracles combined with his quick wit and sleight of hand. He creates an energy and instant rapport with his audience.
Michael’s magic of the mind has to be seen to be believed, and his incredible spoon bending in the show, has recently received compliments from Uri Geller and David Copperfield.
Michael is in great demand as a Close Up Magician for corporate events and private dinners. He is resident Magician in Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen, London and Forte Village, Sardinia.
Mike has worked with major brands creating origami installations. He is also experienced in origami workshops, entertaining guests during events for brands such as Swarovski.
He can create bespoke pieces for the event to reflect the brand, and do workshops within the store for guests, so that they can ‘have a go’.
Dan is an experienced Presenter & Host. He has worked for companies such as Samsung presenting new products at corporate trade fairs, as well as numerous private events, as an MC and an event host.
He can combine his presenting skills with magic as an additional extra.
Ipad Caricaturist who can mix and mingle amongst guests drawing on an iPad and sending prints to a small wireless printer, or, our caricaturist can be stationed in a suitable area with an iPad hardwired to a TV screen – guests can come and sit to have their caricature drawn whilst other guests can watch their drawing being done live on screen.
Traditional Pen & Paper caricaturist, can do individual portraits, or group sketches. Branded paper an optional extra.
I would like to say a huge thank you for a wonderful job. You were perfect on Saturday! Everyone all loved their pictures and thought it was an amazing touch to the evening. We hope this will not be our last event and and anticipate that we definitely plan on working with you again in the future – Janice Sawyer – Plurimi Wealth LLP
Just a quick message to say thank you for the work you did for McLaren on Thursday evening. I really loved the drawing that you did of me in my bikini! – Phil Walker – McLaren
Our Event Illustrator is perfect for fashion and brand activation events such as PR events, blogger events, in-store celebrations, parties, catwalks or even dinners. She can draw beautiful sketches of guests and/or products who can take home a picture as a keepsake from the event.
Recent events include Miu Miu, Topshop’s Christmas Customisation Pop-Up, Ted Baker at Selfridges, Links of London at Harrods, H&M Loves Music with Elle Insider to name a few.
Drawing paper or materials can also be branded.
These former Cirque du Soleil fire performers have wowed audiences on the BBC, ITV and MTV, as well as for numerous private and corporate events across the UK and worldwide. They can also perform aerial shows.
They can perform ambient or choreographed performances.
“I was taken aback by the skill level you’re bringing to the stage. Not only stunning fire skills, but also great acrobatics and dance! Congratulations!”
– Alessandra Martines – Le Jury – The Best : Le Meilleur Artiste
“I honestly can’t put into words quite how amazing it was, it was everything I hoped it would be and more.”
– Karine Zegrir – Press Relations Hotel Royal Evian les Bains
“The duo was fantastic! Just the two of them filled the entire stage and kept our 5000 attendees on the edge of their seats.”
– Sky TV Production Team
Our Balloon Modellers are a fun, interactive roving or static act for your event – no matter what your age is!
The Mix and Mingle option includes two eye catching roving acts decorated with extravagant balloons which are sure to turn heads.
The Pop Up Boutique consists of two balloon experts who can deck your guests out in fabulous balloon creations from incredible fascinators to extravagant headdresses, making your guests the stars of the event!
Our Acrobatic Jugglers are a hugely entertaining duo combining thrilling acrobatics with impressive juggling!
They are perfect for an event which requires interactive, roaming entertainment, and can dress for the occasion.
Claudia Contortionist, recently proclaimed ‘Britain’s bendiest woman’. (This Morning ITV, Daily Mail Online, The Sun Online), is one of the most highly skilled contortionists performing in the UK today, having trained at The National Centre for Circus Arts where she was awarded a first class honours degree.
Her performances include amazing handstands combined with unbelievable moves such as the triple fold. For top events the marinelli bend (considered to be one of the most difficult and dangerous contortion positions) can be included. Claudia can offer walkabout ambient sets, spectacular acts, or for something completely different a comedy Granny, either act or ambient. These performances take contortion to a new level, leaving the audience feeling they have witnessed the impossible.
Past clients include This Morning, Asda, Toni & Guy, Barbican, The Savoy Hotel, One Marylebone to name just a few!
Our contact jugglers are a perfect roaming act for events large or small, private or corporate.
They can dress to suit the occasion, and even have stilts as an option to really give their performance that wow factor. They combine graceful performances with surreal juggling to astonish audiences.
Previous clients include Audi, Bloomberg, Arsenal FC, Capital FM, Jameson Whisky and Swarovski.
They have performed all over the world from a Microsoft event in Cannes to the Siemens building opening in London.
Our vintage foot juggling act ‘Marlene’ is a homage to the 1920s, and to the icon Marlene Dietrich, entertaining audiences with expert foot juggling in gorgeous 1920s costumes.
Take your audience back to the roaring 20s and let them experience the magic of an umbrella floating through the air and as if gravity doesn’t exist!
Perfect for 1920es or Great Gatsby themed events.
Ulrike is a foot juggling expert. Her performances are creative, unique and mesmerising.
With years of circus and performance experience, she is an expert balancer, defying the laws of gravity!
She uses props including Hoops and Cylinders spinning in vivacious speed using leg-work that will take your breath away. A selection of costumes ensure that her style will suit any event, from Ibiza style parties to contemporary corporate events.
Twing Swing are a duo of dancers specialising in vintage dance.
Variations include Roaring 20s Charleston dancing, perfect for Great Gatsby themed events; 1930’s Hollywood Golden Age themed tap dancing and 1940s Wartime dancing – previous performances have been in The Churchill War Rooms themselves!
They are available as a duo or can increase the troupe to 10 dancers if required.
Meet and Greet and teaching dances are a speciality – and it really transports your guests back in time!
They are the resident dancers at the Waldorf Hilton and have danced in many other venues in London to include The Shangri La at The Shard, the Intercontinental Park Lane, Gigi’s Mayfair, The Churchill War Rooms, RIBA Venues, The Goring Hotel Belgravia and The Mayfair Hotel.
Our Strongmen acrobats bring a touch of the Victorian era to any event with their take on the classic Victorian Strongmen Circus Act. They are firm believers that there is nothing in life that cannot be improved by the application of a good moustache. These three intrepid fellows set out to entertain, dazzle and amaze…
Hailing from the golden age of music hall they are indeed proud to present the strongmen ‘Victor’, ‘Ian’ and their younger brother ‘Barnaby.’
Both on the ground and up in the air on the high trapeze the ‘Strong Brothers’ will perform extraordinary feats of strength, daring and balance.
They are sure to leave any audience stunned with appreciation. Roll up, Roll up for the Greatest Show on Earth!
Victor and Ian are also able to offer a comedy duo trapeze act.
The City Slickers
Forget about balancing the books, these guys are able to balance on just about anything.
Their cohort of “City Slickers” is ideal for creating a stir at any event.
Dressed in business suits and splendid bowler hats, they blend in with the crowd until they begin incredible displays of acrobatics.
They are very interactive, often persuading people from the crowd into helping them out with their acrobatic antics, usually to the delight of all around!
If the boardroom has to meet gender equality targets then they can arrange for a couple of acrobatic business-women to join the team.
Roll up, Roll up for the Greatest Show on Earth!
The amazing, fantastic and acrobatic “Strong Brothers” have entertained royalty all around Europe.
They have tumbled for William the Conqueror! They performed handstands for King Louis X of France! They balanced on their heads for King Mohammed III of Spain!
They really are the most talented acrobats in all of Medieval England!!
Available in larger groups of up to six acrobats!
Our intrepid seamen are perfect for any event with a nautical theme.
No crows nest? No problem, as their astounding sailors simply balance on top of each other in a human tower.
Walk the plank? Not likely as their guys will tumble and somersault on it.
Blistering Barnacles, these guys are good, salty fun!
Shiver me timbers, but they could even offer a pirate or two to spice things up with a bit of “yo-ho-ho!”
Oooooh I say… Splish Splash!
These talented chaps are perfect for making a splash at any event, with their quirky blend of cheeky humour and amazing acrobatics.
With twirly moustaches and lots of banter, the bathers simply ooze with both charm and hair gel.
The bathers also have a couple of female bathing companions who can join them at events if required.
Spring into action with Mario, Luigi and the villainous Wario.
The crafty Wario can often be seen picking up a damsel from the audience with an amazing lift, while the cheeky Mario and Luigi are more likely to steal a quick kiss on the cheek!
For larger events they can also supply other Nintendo Characters from a fire breathing Bowser to an acrobatic mushroom!
The Strongmen Acrobats can offer up to 3 x spiffing, 45 minute sessions of walkabout acrobatic entertainment.
Zoe is a graduate from the National Centre of Circus Arts in London with a BA in Circus Arts, specialising in handbalancing and acrobatics. Multi-talented, she is also skilled in duo acrobatics, aerial hoop and silks and tumbling.
Zoe is a regular performer across the UK and internationally as a handbalancer, acrobat and aerialist for clients such as the New London Consort, Crying Out Loud, The Exhibitionists, Dizzy O’Dare, and Acrojou.
Zoe is also a regular teacher on the degree programme at the National Centre for Circus Arts and has worked as a consultant trainer and adviser for the BBC and the RSC.
Our LED Hula Hooper has been causing a storm with hula hoops since 2013!
Watch out because she electrifies the night with some high speed LED hula action… and sometimes on roller skates! She is a corporate entertainer, festival performer, international hoopstar and has entertained crowds at Diesel, Sky Sports, Bestival, Selfridges, Jack Wills, Shoreditch House, Disco Loco, taught at Reebok, Sweaty Betty and has performed in Paris, Barcelona, Italy and Egypt.
She has mastered the hula hoop as a performer and instructor with Marawa the Amazing’s troupe of amazing world-record holding hoopers, who inspire and entertain new hoola hoopstars all over the world.
Can perform as a solo act, duo or with a group.
Acts can be customised to match the event’s theme.
Lil fell in love with circus and got her first taste for the art at Giffords circus. She then went on to study at The National Centre for Circus Arts and graduated with first class honours in July 2015. Since then she has performed on BBC’s Tumble and The John Bishop Show Live at the Hackney Empire, performing her amazing stunts on the Cyr wheel. A true master of her art, she reached the final of Circus Maximus on London’s South Bank with her female trio Alula Cyr in 2015.
She has also been performing her solo singing Cyr wheel act in the UK for Circus Mash, Calmer Kalmer, The Circulus, Silver Lining, Artful Badger and many more. She has recently returned from Europe where she has performed at Auch festival in France, Extreme Convention in Belgium, and finally, the Women In Circus Consortium and Subcase in Stockholm.
With over thirty years’ experience and having notched up thousands of miles of travel performing around the world, Zap has earned his reputation as a truly international performer. He has entertained thousands of people from all walks of life, with some of the most memorable being Prince Philip, Prince Andrew, Hugh Grant, Margaret Thatcher, Sir Richard Branson, Sir Philip Green, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Henry Cooper, George Michael and Chris de Burgh.
Today, Zap is one of the busiest, most talented and creative magicians in the business, providing close-up and intimate cabaret magic and entertainment of the highest order. He consistently demonstrates that amazing skills have strong and enduring appeal for audiences and he is a mystifying magician who creates a real presence and a wonderful sense of fun at every event. He presents a unique and modern style of magic which is guaranteed to captivate and amaze. He knows exactly how to set the tone, build the excitement, captivate and involve his audience in a masterful and engaging manner and he will always excel.
This completely unique circus act combines contortion, hand balance and dance which is all performed on top of a rotating mirrorball. Valerie has performed this act internationally, for private parties and weddings, product launches, PR events, and corporate events for high profile clients.
She has performed at the Sydney Opera House and Brisbane Festival with Club Swizzle, a brand new show from the producers of the Oliver Award winning show, La Soirée.
“Valerie blends aerial, acrobatic gymnastics with a dash of burlesque and a heap of tech-club cool to create some super sexy routines” – The Daily Telegraph
Pixie Le Knot is one of the most flexible and well known contortionists in the UK. She performs the most extreme and amazing backbends and has performed at venues and for events all over the world as well as appearing in many films, commercials, virals, music videos and publicity stunts.
Pixie plays Kayla in HBO’s hugely popular Game Of Thrones, and has appeared in Paramount’s horror movie ‘The Devil Inside’, horror thriller ‘It Never Sleeps‘ and touching feature film ‘My Feral Heart‘. She also appeared in ITV 1’s Get Your Act Together, teaching and performing contortion with Emmerdale’s Roxy Shahidi. She has recently completed filming on Warner Bros ‘Jungle Book: Origins’, directed by Andy Serkis.
The Hula Hoop Troupe are a world-recording holding, sassy group of hula hoopers with a number of acts in their fun repertoire.
Acts with members Symoné and Miss Pearl include:
Symoné: Groovy Act is Symoné’s 60’s hula-hoop act which is energetically sensual in style. A tribute to Hendrix’s ‘Foxy Lady’, Symoné begins the act with a single hoop and works her way up to a stack of over thirty!
Symoné: Diva sees vogueing, disco, and plenty of sass, as Symoné performs a hoop act channelling Donna Summer’s legendary stage presence and attitude. This energetic piece combines dancing with multiple hoops and is a guaranteed audience favourite.
Miss Pearl: The Whirl, The Whirl spins you back to the 80’s and Funky Town. With fast speed, hula hoop action and multiple LED hula hoops, this is a funktastic formula for fun!
Elena is an amazing, award-winning aerial artist, who has performed across the globe, including performing for royalty and for audiences of over a million! Elena specialises in aerial silks, hoop and aerial bartending and she also performs trapeze, corde lisse and web spinning.
She has performed alongside stars such as The Scissor Sisters, Muse, Jay Sean, David Guetta, Garry Barlow, Swedish House Mafia, Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg and Stern Lee Moss, Jermain Defoe, Arsene Wenger, Melanie Sykes, Amanda Holden, Gino D’Acampo and Scott Mills, also starring in music videos for The Jewellers.
Past clients include Cirque Du Soleil, BBC, ITV, Mercedes Benz, Paralympic Torch Relay, the Rugby League World Cup opening ceremony, Centro American Games opening ceremony, FIFA, Moët & Chandon, Ministry of Sound, Glastonbury, Henley, Shambala and Bestival Festivals.
Danielle is a unique speciality circus slideshow artist, specialising in death-defying stunts with a whole range of nails, swords and other lethal weaponry. She is a multiple Guinness world record holder, who astonishes, shocks and delights audiences with her incredible, record- breaking acts of agility, torture and seduction, all performed with a twist of comedy.
Her acts fuse dynamic, charismatic dance and strong stunt elements, enabling her to bring something fresh and exciting to any event and always thrill her audience.
“I have to say even the most daring of people were looking on in amazement as she lay down on a bed of nails then had a gentleman stand on her. She was amazing as ever, and got a great crowd reaction.” The Met Online
“Daniella has created a show of weird and wonderful acts.” The Daily Mail
Dan is one of London’s top magicians. He specialises in close up and table magic, astonishing audiences with his use of different techniques such as traditional sleight-of hand and psychological prediction. Tailored magic for individual events is also available.
Dan has performed at lavish French weddings, rustic music festivals and celebrity parties (including Sir Nick Faldo’s birthday party). He has performed at over 1000 events all of the UK and abroad, entertaining CEOs, royalty, politicians and celebrities alike.
“Hugely entertaining! He totally confounded a bunch of very suspicious accountants!” PWC
“The guests thought you were fantastic and were still talking about you and your tricks the next day.” Morgan Stanley
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