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Bigtopmania are Event Production Specialists.
Family Shows, Children's Entertainment,
Festival Acts, Circus Shows,
Street Performers and Street Theatre
Big Top Hire
Fun Day and Corporate Entertainment
Festival Infrastructure and Event Resources,
Children's Area's and Kid Zones!
Why not consider us for;
Event Management and Production
Sourcing and arranging of Artists and Attractions.
Established in the Events and Show Business 1987
National Guidelines are always followed.
We remain Committed to Safe Practice.
We hold full
Public and Employers Liability Insurance.
We prepare Risk Assessments.
We have Fully Enhanced DBS Disclosures
for working with children.
Marquee Hire in Devon and Cornwall
Small sites to help marquee hire in Devon and Cornwall:
Snippets of our event business news!
Circus Shows, Children's Entertainment
Go 21st century Mobile Freindly;
Please VISIT our BLOG
FOR UPDATES, PAGES, STORIES AND RESPONSIVE MOBILE FREINDLY SITE.
We are not really updating these older style web pages any longer.
Exciting plans for new tents in 2015.. see the new price list download on price list page.
We have a new red 15m or 15 x 21m aerial capable big top coming, designed by Tent Maestro Rudi Enos.
And we have a new 9m round rising to 9x19m in red and white coming too!
Both ready in spring 2015
Oh my! no updates for ages! Busy year!
A few things;
Check out what Big Bear's been Up to at Big Bear In the Big Top.
(the big Bear's Big Balloon Discos and Big Bubble Bash's have been a hoot!)
Price list for 2015 circus tent has been added to prices page.
New Circus Tents being worked on for 2015.
Various updates on Bigtopmania Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
Come and see us at the Showman's Show!
We are supplying the Acts and Attractions Big Top and exhibiting!
Not only that but Croissant Neuf Festival get a GOLD award.
Hearty well done to the other Family Festival Winners!
Mid mad season...
We have just taken delivery of 7 of 3 x 3m red and white small mini-marquees/ gazebos to add to our ranges; suitable grass or hard standing.. mini-marquee hire as stalls etc.
Another 100m of connectable led festoon lighting with red and white bulbs.
4m, 5m and 6m small ROUND baby big tops in red and white marquees to add to the Candy range are here and looking fab!
If you are a DIY Festival Bride to be or Party Planner come and see us at the next Fab Wed Fest
Postponed!! was going to be in the Cotswolds ..now going to be in April 2014 in Cornwall at Port ElliotJuly 2013
Busy days! Been full on with weddings, parties, events and circus shows all over UK.
Not only that; we will be extending our Rhubarb and Custard tent range to enable a huge 12 x 34m, 377sqm tent.
New 4 x 4m and 5 x 5m peaked tension pagoda style marquees in white are here for use and hire
over 65 suppliers and a festival to boot!!
Scoopy Tent has arrived! and been tested!!
H&S Electrical Training carries on;
Lucas has done a Marquee Electrics course.
New Blog now set up; Bigtopmania Blog
Wooo! Preparations for 2013 season well under way!
1: Lovely and shiny Brand New Roof for Strawberry and Cream range have arrived.
2: New Canvas Scoopy Tent is all sewn up and ready to go but so clean and new it will be a shame to get it out!
3 New Bigtopmania Blog and Tumblr sites are set up and raring to go
4: Twitter continues to rampage. Follow us now!!
5: Certificate for Temporary Electrical Installations BS7909 course has arrived
6: Fire Retardant Fabrics are being sewn for event drapes and marquee wedding and event styling.
7: Brand new Dandy Dura Marquee Flooring has arrived for the Scoopy Wedding Tent Range
8: Red and White Fire Retardant Regentex FR Canvas has arrived for making new medieval tents
Rock-On! We are back on RocknRollBride.com
Adam and Lucy's almost Reading Rock Festival Wedding
(It was literally just outside the fences on the Thames riverside)
Circus/ Festival Wedding on RocknRollBride Blog
Festival Weddings! showcase and open day
We will be providing the red and white marquee for the Bar, Bands and Catwalk area of
A "Real Brides" "How She Did It" feature
of one of our lovely weddings in Maidenhead
is in this months (Jan/Feb 2013) top selling wedding magazine brand. p240 onwards.
See the feature and Download PDF copy here
Festival Awards 2012
Well done our Winning events Bestival and Croissant Neuf,
Traditional Canvas Marquee Hire
Built With Modern Contemporary Style, new for 2013
Led Festoon Lighting Hire
Never to be repeated! The Ultimate!
(this tent due a mid-section extension in 2013, creating oval 12 x 16.5m )
Tiered Seating for a Medieval Tournament
for Reckitt Benckiser, organized by Sense London
for the Sainsburys Jubilee festival in Hyde Park.
Marquees for local village celebrations in Devon.
Crazy Bikes and Circus Skills at Salisbury Festival Play day and at Tadley Treacle Fayre,
plus a lovely wedding in Maidenhead!
New White Marquee Walls
This wedding saw our new white marquee walls on Strawberry and Cream.
Don't forget we have panoramic windows wall too!
April and May 2012
Busy times... we have done circus shows, set up marquees and entertainment for 18th, 21st and 40th birthday parties.
Marquee hire at Exeter and Hartford Colleges, Oxford University Balls,
Exeter Food Festival, Storyfest in West Sussex, The National Trust Regional Conference in Clumber Park Nottinghamshire.
We provided Crazy bikes for Cycling Festivals and the Exeter Olympic Torch Relay;
Entertainers at St. Nicholas Shopping Centre Sutton Celebration,
set up and entertained in a big way at The Commando's Forces Officers Mess Circus Ball in Plymouth
(Great set of Circus Ball Photos here) .
We are heavily booked up for most dates
in the main April-late Sept. season 2012.
There only a few dates left for tent hires or major engagements,
though we may be able to help with some items or entertainments.
Consider booking for autumn/ Xmas and 2013 NOW!
New-look wood plank tiered seating hire available now....
Mini Marquee and Medieval Tent Hire
DIY Express Store Openings.
Striped and red mini 3x3m marquees
used for DIY Express/ Screwfix store openings
in Shepton Mallet and Hayes in March.
New marquee hire and event kit
For events in 2012 including;
An extension for tent no4 making a big 12 x 25.5m red and white marquee:
Top of the range LED outdoor floodlight for lighting up your trees or house:
2 of 5 x 5m white Chinese Hat pagoda tents that can also be a 5 x 10m:
3x3m medieval stiped tent in red and white:
Royal Balcony for Hire!
Totally plush theatrical red and gold braid valences (like a royal balcony)
Our Circus tent has a leading roles in a Nokia web viral
and a TK Maxx Photo shoot
Tk Maxx Circus Photo shoot
New 9.5m round Stripey red and white tent,
set up at Eden Project for the summer,
available for hire after that.
9.5m round striped marquee
perfect for Medieval tent hire events
3x3m soft canvas medieval tent hire
Festival Awards 2011;
Bestival was winner of Fans Favourite festival.
we run the Kid's area and supplied the Knees Up tent
Shambala was winner Greener Festival Award
,we supply the children's area tents and present our circus there;
well done to these and all the rest.
Bigtopmania on The Sooty Show
Treat yourself to something cute on You Tube
3 Brand new 4m diameter bell tents for hire, one white, 2 rhubarb and custard.
They can add a bit of luxury to wedding or party tent hire
and will be used at our festivals
Children's TV rocks again!
little Circus tent hired and filmed for the next Series of the Sooty Show
Sooty at the Circus
Big Bear Mascot on Big and Small and our Big Bear was filmed chasing puppets on the Cbeebies Big and Small show.(no clip yet!)
Solar Powered Circus Shows / Pa system &Lights
we can do it!
***Circus Theme Posters as Party Theme Decor
Here's some of our collection of
Vintage Circus, Burlesque, Moulin Rouge, theme posters.
We hang them in the tents for parties
and as circus theme props & event decor hire.
circus posters hung on walls as decor in tent
Dummy Trapeze Artist as Circus Theme Event Prop for Hire
A lovely lady dummy to be dressed in trapeze /tight wire artiste attire
for hanging in tents on circus theme parties, like this.
Led Fairy Lights for Marquee or Twinkling Gardens!
A large set of safer low voltage high quality 24v Led Fairy Lights
as a system for hanging outside or in tents as a "sparkly fairy light roof"
LED String / Festoon Lighting hire
Marquee Flooring Hire
KING SIZE 12 x 29m red yellow tent as shown below.
Mini Marquee HireNew "easy-up style" Proper gazebo type tent bought at Showman's Show.
It is incredibly strong and is made of quality PVC not flimsy stuff.
Ideal for setting up in front of the red and white Strawberry and Cream Tents
as matching entrance porch or smoking shelter.
Bigtopmania FaceBook Page
We have finally joined the revolution
We are fortunate to have taken delivery of
Clown Kevin's Tiered Circus Seating.
We are calling them the "Tiers of a Clown"
as he built them and they have seen many thousands of bottoms!
See our old friend Clown Kevin's clowning website here www.clownkevin.com
They go in our circus tents,
or can form an outdoor or indoor outdoor theatre/show ring by themselves
and can be used in smaller amounts too as well as in straight lines.
New Tent ready for marquee hire work 12 x 6m great for smaller gardens! Garden Party Tent / Medieval Tent
a beautiful new 6 x 12m red and yellow stripy marquee
Disco Marquee Lighting Hire
November/ December 2009
some HOT NEWS!!
as well as being busy at Santa's Ice Castle Plymouth again
(with Xmas Balloon modeling, Snowman and Rudolph costumes) + other events for the Xmas Season..
some of the festivals we are heavily involved with did exceedingly well!!
Bestival. Winner Best Medium sized festival.
We organize the really cool children's area KidZone!
Camp Bestival.. Winner Family Festival Award. previous winner Best New Festival
We organize a BIG KidZone bit of the massive children's field!
Croissant Neuf Summer Party
Winner Greener festival Award. We organize the KidZone!
Rewind Festival ..Nominated Best New Festival. We organize the KidZone!
Guilfest. Nominated Family Festival Award .Previous Winner Family Festival
We organize the Fabulous KidZone!
For these and more we gather a really great team of Activities, Acts, Artists and Animators.
Well done to all !! See you in 2010.
New 12m round red and white marquee in action..
New colourful marquee, 12 x 18m in action
New Crazy Inflatable in action for first time.. Mega Blob! BIG FUN .
Lucas won the British Freestyle championship again4th time.
Just been on an Essential Supplies' Pat Testing course so that we can now test all our electrical equipment in-house
.and also spent a small fortune on updating the stock of marquee lighting and electrics.
Late Feb. 2009
Britney's CircusJust been chatting to Kimberley Dayle.. with a great idea for big shows.. what with Take That and Britney Spears both releasing Circus albums.
Kimberley Dayle is U.K. leading Britney tribute act suggested big shows for clients ..music and circus.. why not!?
She's fantastic, has a great choreographed show with dancers and now we can offer circus acts to go with it..
The British Unicycle Convention is happening just up the road from us at Okehampton, Devon
children's entertainment, circus shows and big top hire
built for 2009 season
a 60x 40 ft. / 12 x 17.5m simple oval,2 king pole, ridge bar tent, not suitable for aerial acts.
This is a middle extension to the 12m baby top made in 2008, so will be red and yellow too.
built for the 2009 season, a new 12m / 40 ft. dia' red and white round tent.
Christmas Theme work now. Major Contract at Plymouth City Centre
providing Children's entertainment and Christmas Mascot Characters to Santa's Ice Castle
Christmas theme entertainment
Yet Again.. very proud of the events we do..
CAMP BESTIVAL (we organize a large part of the Children's Area) WINS
Blue Peter BadgeTues. 29th April 4.30pm ish on CBBC.
No longer a little-un Pete still gets his Blue Peter Badge and catches up with Lucas who already has one for unicycling live on Blue Peter
Pete's on BBC's Blue Peter, showing off a bit with cowboy rope spinning
and teaching presenter Andy to spin and lasso.
Whole episode themed towards it ..great fun to be involved and film.
Heads up to Themba Theatre too in Shepperton
as they got me to teach their kids rope spinning for production of Oklahoma
and we took one of the stars, Adam, onto Blue Peter too.
PeteZa and Adam on Blue Peter
PeteZa and Adam with Andy on Blue Peter
Edited video on PeteZa page (or You Tube).
new KMX Carts and Wave boards for Cycle Circus brand new 12m dia' circus tent for hire and small circus shows.
Mascot Costume Hirenew Fantastic Big Bear Mascot Costume.
Bears available for children's entertainment!
Big Bear Mascot Costume Hire
Radical new Australian Street Surfer and top KMX carts join the Crazy Bikes Cycle Circus.
More "Pedalo" Crazy Bikes for the kit
New BIG Top for hire and its lovely ..shiny and marvelous
Lucas picks up new sponsor "Plain Lazy" pushing the unicycle even further..
national recognition amongst other styles of riders!
Lucas wins again! British Freestyle Unicycle Champion for the 3rd time
Just picked up and used for first time at the Amida Spa Beckenham, London,
new Baby Big Top .lovely, shiny, bright and colourful, gorgeous!
Celebrating 20 years
in the outdoor events world and show business!
BIG NEWS ON THE FESTIVAL CIRCUIT
GUILFEST .... home of the Bigtopmania KidZone for many years now ... won this year's festival award for the ...
BEST FAMILY FESTIVAL 2006!
It's got to have a lot to do with how we organize and produce the Children's Entertainment Area each year.
Could that be why we get asked to arrange Bigtopmania Kidzone children's areas
and children's entertainers at many other festivals and events too?
The Bigtopmania "Cycle Circus" back in Barnstaple
May 7th 2007
Put it in the diary now all you unicyclists and cyclists.!
Lucas came 4th in his categories at the world unicycle competitions .. UNICON..
not bad considering it was his first time and he was up against the very best in the world!
(Not a Bouncy Castle!) from Designs In Air, Bristol excellent fun to play with ..seriously BIG HIT with the kids!
Who needs a bouncy castle for children's entertainment when you can get Spiked ?
To add to our range of cycling resources we have purchased a range of Crazy Bikes,
from old friends at Sterling Entertainments to add to the existing wacky bikes & children's entertainment!
At the British Unicycle Convention April 2006,
.Our Mega Son, Lucas, won the British Freestyle Unicycle Competition again, 2nd time, with his fancy footwork and unicycle skills act with sound track from Queen's "Don't Stop me Now!"
He featured on
BBC 1 on 20th June 2006
so check it out on You tube and envy the Blue Peter badge!
PeteZa went on a Certificated Course
"Appointed Person; Emergency First Aid"
PeteZa went on a Certificated Course
"Good Practice and Guidance in Child Protection"
Showcasing one of our hot events May 2006
..it went magnificently well and the unicyclists scored many points on the Northshore Mountain Bike set up.
Showcasing Bigtopmania's range of children's entertainment cycle-circus-style.
A diverse range of attractions for
Outdoor Events - Indoor Shows , Marquee, circus tent and Big Top Hire,
Kid Zone's & Play Areas, Festival Acts & Street Theatre,
Circus Shows, Whip Cracking-Cowboy Tricks, Mime-Magic-Clowning,
Juggler-Stilt Walker, Unicyclist-Trick Cyclist,
Fire Eater-Pyrotechnic Arts, Circus Skills Workshops
Balloon Twister, Bionic Bouncy Stilt Dancing,
Odd Comedy Characters-Friendly Freaks!
Manipulation and Balance, Hat Manipulator, Walkabout Performances
PeteZa has been a Featured Artist presenting his various circus skills
Appearing Nationwide and World-Wide
at All Kinds Of Prestigious and Grass-Roots Events,
and of course on Stage and Screen.
Bigtopmania proudly presents our very own in-house performances and resources including;
Top Quality Circus Skills Workshops and Residencies;
Colourful and Creative Circus Skills Arenas;
Processions, Street-Bands and Carnivalesque Creations
plus Community Participatory Arts, Environmental Arts and Site Specific Events
Not forgetting that PeteZa has created host of original
Walkabout Characters, Freaks and Oddities,
countered by more charming family orientated
Kid's Talent Shows and Children's Circus shows,
turning children into Stars!
Plus Creative Crafts and Toddler's Spaces for the little ones.
We are, most definitely, insured for
Flame and Fire Theatre
and delight in a liberal dose of Fire-Eating!
Of Many Things Possible.. But a Few!
Telephone PeteZa or Bigtopmania on
+44(0) 1409 21 11 78
Mobile 07768 49 80 90
Circus Show & Children's Entertainment Action.
Wedding Tents and Alternative Marquees.
You can see lots of wedding specific information and 100 more photos
Bigtopmania Wedding Spot page
and we are now on 21st century Iphone app
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Not Just Children's Entertainment
Not Just Circus Shows
Not Just Big Top Hire
But Just What You Need!