The Strange Circus

Location Manchester
Starting from £840.00
8 reviews
Location Manchester
Starting from £840.00
Read 8 reviews

The perfect cabaret package, custom tailored to suit your event's needs.

With an array of performers available; from Contortionists, Fire Performers, Aerialists, Hand Balancers, Sword Swallowers, Snake Charmers and much, much more this package promises to deliver a jaw dropping spectacle of a stage show that will leave your guests talking about it for years to come.

The package includes everything you could possibly need to create a truly unique cabaret show, including a show host, a choice of performers and a choice of walkabout performers - and the best part, everything is customisable to suit your needs.

Whether you want to see a woman performing exquisite acrobatics hanging upside down, Fire Performers creating a large scale outdoor performance or have Costumed Stilt Walkers interacting with your guests throught your evening, this show offers variety like no other. It’s an all-in-one, cabaret package suitable for all ages. 

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If you are looking for a fully customizable entertainment option that specialises in the unique and the outrageous, look no further. This all-in-one package offers variety like no other. With a wide selection of entertainment options you can choose from:

Stage Entertainment

  • Sword Swallowers 
  • Snake Charmers 
  • Contortionists 
  • Fire Performers 
  • Aerialists 
  • Hand Balancers 
  • Knife Jugglers 
  • Whip Crackers 
  • Unicyclists 
  • Giants 
  • Dwarves 
  • Tattooed men and women 
  • Escapologists 
  • Magicians 
  • Illusionists 
, Corporate, London

The team who came to our offices were fantastic, we had a brilliant time watching them go around our offices and the performance with everyone was something we all enjoyed immensely. The team were very professional, easy to work with and helped make our day very special. Thank you to all of you, I would highly recommend! Regards Matt

, Birthday Party, Miskin Manor, Cardiff

Truly awesome!

, Festival, Todmorden Charity Carnival, West Yorkshire

Both our performers were amazing. They created a great atmosphere and I was amazed at how they integrated our theme into their performance! I would 100% recommend these and hope I have an opportunity to work with them again.

, Public Event, Screamfest, Derbyshire

Johnny is a fantastic performer and showman and brought with him a great team this year!

, University / School, Cumbria

Great acts and great customer service.

, University / School, University of Cumbria, Lancashire

fabulous service, fabulous acts.

, Festival, Christchurch Cheese & Chilli Festival, Wiltshire

Both entertainers were on time and did exactly what they said they'd do. No complaints.

, Festival, Derbyshire

Johnny was absolutely fantastic to work with! He was incredibly professional the whole time he was here. Communications with yourself were great and I really appreciate the clear effort you put in to helping us book Johnny in. We will definitely be looking your way when we come to book in the future.

Previous clients range from private parties to weddings, corporate events to festivals and everything in between. Some clients have included;

  • Hobgoblin Brewery 
  • Brockmans Gin 
  • Alton Towers 
  • Cadbury World 
  • O2 
  • Adventure Farm
  • Skylark
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Littlewoods
  • Red Bull

How much does it cost?
We pride ourselves on our flexibility and are proud to say we can provide entertainment to suit most budgets. Our fee is based per performer, so the more performers you require the higher the overall fee. We recommend 3 to 5 performers depending on the size of your event. Many of our performers are multiskilled and can offer a range of acts as well as stage performances and walkabout/ mix and mingle performernces too, all for just one fee. 

We want a type of performer not listed as part of the package, can you arrange it?

You would be surprised at the range of entertainment options we are able to provide as a package for you, too many to list all in one place. If you have a specific type of performer or a specific type of theme in mind, let us know.

Will the entertainers be covered by Public Liability Insurance?
Yes, all performers provided have PLI coverage for up to £1 million pounds.

Do you provide a PA system?
Our standard package does not include a PA system hire, however we are happy to use a PA system provided by the venue. If you would like us to bring our own PA system, this can be arranged at an additional cost. This would have to be discussed at the time of booking. 

Do you provide a stage and backdrop?
Our standard package does not include a stage and backdrop hire, however we are happy to use a stage, dance floor or performance area provided by the venue. If you would like us to bring our own stage and backdrop, this can be arranged at an additional cost. This would have to be discussed at the time of booking. 

I would like a partucular theme, are you able to put a package together that matches our events theme?
Yes, of course. We have entertainment options to cover virtually every themed event imaginable, just ask.

We would like a stage show, how many performers do you recommend?
For a 45 minute show we would recommend a cast of 3 to 5 performers, exactly how many and what they specialise in is entirly your choice.

I would like stilt walkers, what costumes do they have?
Our stilt walkers have multiple costumes available to suit almost every theme; Halloween theme, Pirate theme, Circus theme, Masquerade theme, Casino theme, Alice and Wonderland theme, Christmas theme and many, many more. Have a theme not listed above? get in touch and let us know.

How long does the stage show last?
Our stage shows are fully customisable. They can run as multiple short 10 minute shows throughout the night, a 45 minute stage show, or a full 1 hour 30 minute stage show. Alternativley, if you would like the full stage show but with a break in the entertainment (which we recommend) we can offer 2 x different 45 minute shows too. 

I have a special announcement that we would like to host to mention, can he do that?
Yes, of course. If you would like him to give special thanks to a person or people, just let us know and we can arrange it. Alternativley, if you have people at your event that would like to say a few words, we can help make that happen too.

We have already booked a host/ MC, now what?
Sometimes a host or MC is not required within the package, thats fine, we are totally flexible to suit your needs afterall it's YOUR show! 

  • Stage shows are fully customisable. They can run as multiple short 10 minute shows throughout the night, a 45 minute stage show, or a full 1 hour 30 minute stage show. 
  • For a 45 minute show, The Strange Circus recommend a cast of 3 to 5 performers, exactly how many and what they specialise in is entirely your choice, after all it's YOUR show! 
  • For a full 1 hour and 30 minute show they recommend splitting it into 2 x 45 minute shows with interval. 
  • Fee is based per performer, not per skill, as many of their performers can offer a wide range of skills for just one fee. 

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.


Aberdeen £960.00 Inverness £960.00 Perth £960.00 Sutherland £960.00 Ayrshire £960.00 Fife £960.00 Stirlingshire £960.00 West Lothian £960.00 Dumfries-shire £960.00 East Lothian £960.00 Lanarkshire £960.00 Midlothian £960.00 Glasgow £960.00 Edinburgh £960.00 Dundee £960.00

Foreign Locations

Europe £1,800.00 Rest of the world £1,800.00

North East

Durham £840.00 Northumberland £840.00 North Yorkshire £840.00 South Yorkshire £840.00 Tyne and Wear £840.00 West Yorkshire £840.00 Yorkshire £840.00 East Yorkshire £840.00 Leeds £840.00

North West

Cheshire £840.00 Cumbria £840.00 Manchester £840.00 Lancashire £840.00 Merseyside £840.00 Liverpool £840.00

East Midlands

Derbyshire £840.00 Leicestershire £840.00 Lincolnshire £840.00 Northamptonshire £840.00 Nottinghamshire £840.00 Rutland £840.00


Cambridgeshire £840.00 Norfolk £840.00 Suffolk £840.00 Norwich £840.00


Anglesey £840.00 Caernarvonshire £840.00 Denbigh £840.00 Flint £840.00 Cardigan £840.00 Brecon £840.00 Carmarthen £840.00 Glamorgan £840.00 Monmouth £840.00 Pembroke £840.00 Wrexham £840.00 Cardiff £840.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £840.00 Herefordshire £840.00 Shropshire £840.00 Staffordshire £840.00 Warwickshire £840.00 Worcestershire £840.00 Birmingham £840.00

South East

Bedfordshire £840.00 Berkshire £840.00 Buckinghamshire £840.00 East Sussex £840.00 Essex £840.00 Hampshire £840.00 Hertfordshire £840.00 Isle of Wight £840.00 Kent £840.00 Oxfordshire £840.00 Surrey £840.00 Sussex £840.00 West Sussex £840.00 London £840.00 Middlesex £840.00

South West

Cornwall £960.00 Devon £960.00 Dorset £960.00 Somerset £960.00 Wiltshire £960.00 Bath £900.00 Bristol £900.00
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