Office Christmas Party Ideas and Tips

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Read on for a quick guide to some new and exciting ideas and easy tips for planning your office Christmas party so you can avoid all the stress and the most common pitfalls.   When to start planning   A lot of the best venues are booked by mid-September. The early bird always catches the worm so if you can, start as early as possible so you get your pick of dates. Remember, a lot of large organisations have belated office Christmas party celebrations in January. This could be due to the nature of their business and their December workload,…
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The best show at Brighton Fringe 2021

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Two years in the making for the best show at Brighton Fringe 2021! Covid may have stopped us in our tracks but in reality, it just gave us more time to create even more twists, turns, and hilarious comedy. Of course, the arts have taken a battering. It’s been great to watch shows online but nothing really beats the live experience. As a result, we have re-written, re-booked dates (twice) re-worked and even had to re-cast due to pre-booked medical procedures!  Our new plans give show fans the confidence to attend in a Covid world. While still giving the full-on…
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How to run Covid safe events.

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How to run Covid safe events – looking to the future with a solution from the past We love live entertainment, and we want to get back to doing what we do best. So it’s time to learn how to run Covid safe events for the future. Even with vaccines, Covid will be with us in one form or another for a while. It has generally changed how audiences feel about safety and also about gatherings.   But, how to run Covid safe events that can still be exciting, unforgettable and uplifting?  At Electric Cabaret Company we have been working…
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The best outdoor party ideas for sun or rain

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The best outdoor party ideas often start with a theme. Here are a few of the most popular. Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Flower people and living trees. Retro pastel-coloured bunting, The mad hatters close up magic and illusion show. The Queen of hearts crazy danger show antics. The white rabbit on bouncy jumping stilts, illusion mirrors. ‘Eat Me, Drink Me’ tea party food. Cucumber sandwiches, sparkly cupcakes and flavoured gin in teapots. Circus – The Greatest Show Striped big top, candy floss machines, popcorn servers on rollerskates. Sassy ring mistress or Victorian showman as master of ceremonies. Aerial acts, contortion,…
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The best 1920s party entertainment

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The best 1920s party entertainment. We are now back in the roaring twenties and it’s an enduring party theme with both male and female guests. The 2020s is a great time to look back a century to the wild times of the Great Gatsby and the best 1920s party entertainment. Time to throw your own wild speakeasy cabaret shindig with sparkling 1920s party entertainment! Which is best, a 1920s band or a DJ? 1920s style bands. Of course, in the 1920s the musical entertainment would have come from a band. You can’t expect your guests to naturally be able to…
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The best entertainment for a Greatest Showman theme party

The Best Greatest Showman Theme Party Performers at Hyde Park. Three stiltwalkers in circus showgirl and ringmaster outfits with jumping ringmistress in front

Ever since the Greatest Showman film came out and captured the public’s imagination, the vintage circus sideshow has been the go-to theme for many an event planner. Read on for tips and tricks to create the best entertainment for a Greatest Showman theme party. We have a ready-made vintage circus show but can also create something wonderfully unique with outstanding circus performers just for you. Your Ringmaster/Ringmistress Certainly, every Greatest Showman theme party needs a larger than life host to tie everything together and to introduce each act in their own outrageous style. Our hosts sing too and walk around…
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Best Cabaret Show in Brighton Fringe – Come Fly With Me

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After our previous sell-out show, we got down to business to write and preview the best cabaret show in the Brighton Fringe. We wanted to create a unique show to showcase. Brighton Fringe Festival takes place for the whole month of May and is second in size only to Edinburgh Fringe in the UK. Our Come Fly With Me show is a homage to the golden era of air travel. It is a mine of super kitsch references, over the top uniform fashions and stunning cabaret acts from around the globe. Departure Lounge – check-in for the best cabaret show…
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Top Cabaret Show Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Top Cabaret Show Mistakes and how to avoid them A good cabaret show should really wow your audience and be beautifully staged with slick and seamless acts. Cabaret performers of all genres working together in the perfect team bringing Burlesque, Showgirls, Magicians, Dancers, Acrobats, Fire and Circus acts to your stage. However, if it all goes wrong there is nothing more painful to watch. We hope you enjoy this quick guide on how to avoid the top cabaret show mistakes and always keep them wanting more. #1. A terrifying host or a self-indulgent host A host that talks about themselves and then…
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How to throw a spectacular 1970’s party

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With ABBA talking about a comeback, Disco influenced music in the dance charts, 1970’s party style fashion in the shops it’s time to ride the 70’s train! What better time to throw a 1970’s party with live entertainment. We did a huge amount of research when looking into how to throw a spectacular 1970’s party. Our Electric Cabaret 1970’s Revue is a comedy take on what we thought was super chic back in the decade that style forgot. We previewed the night at Brighton Festival Fringe to a sell-out audience. We had such a great response that we are now…
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What makes the best cabaret show? The Electric Cabaret Company guide.

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What makes the best cabaret show? Audiences know when they have had a good time it’s that feel-good buzz that they leave the venue with and the big smile that lasts for hours afterwards. At Electric Cabaret Company based in Brighton and London, we research every element. After all, it is in our interest to keep our finger on the pulse and constantly update and improve our shows. We have to fly high in the ever-changing cabaret industry for both corporate event entertainment and private party entertainment. Our creative ideas plunder anything from popular culture, modern trends and the very best…
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Party entertainment ideas – inspiration is everywhere!

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At Electric Cabaret Company Brighton and London we specialise in only the most exciting of entertainment ideas. With ever-evolving, brilliant entertainment and event performers. That means keeping a finger on the pulse of the nation. What exactly are we thinking and feeling at the moment and how do we tap into that general consciousness? How do we deliver party or corporate entertainment that is relevant to the ‘right now’? If you’ve been tasked to throw the party to end all parties, with amazing entertainment ideas and a completely blank canvas, it’s time to embrace it! Event inspiration is everywhere you…
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Christmas Party Entertainment Ideas

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When only the very best Corporate Christmas Entertainment for your party is needed! We have some unique, humorous and captivating solutions that we know you won’t have thought of.   Corporate Christmas Entertainment Bored of a cheesy magician and a (less than fun) fun casino? Small talk with Kevin from accounts and a frankly shocking mobile DJ? Yep, Christmas party entertainment can certainly get predictable. But don’t despair all you full-on fun-meisters because The Electric Cabaret Company can come to the rescue!   Here are two very different solutions to raise that festive spirit:   Electric Cabaret Christmas TV Show…
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The Best Bonfire Night Party Entertainment Ideas

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Our guide to the best bonfire night party entertainment ideas will certainly make a big bang! Many of the venues we work alongside in cities like London or Brighton have no outside space. This doesn’t mean you have to have an empty venue on bonfire night. It’s a date every venue dreads as they just can’t compete with those pesky outdoor displays. At Electric Cabaret Company we say bring in those Bonfire Night fire performers, embrace it and work with it! Here’s how to get more bang for your buck! If November 5th falls on a weekday you can have a…
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How to get your Halloween Party Entertainment Right

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Electric Cabaret Company, based in between Brighton and London is the home of weird, wonderful and sometimes spooky performers. We specialise in how to get your Halloween party entertainment right. We are going to share some of our special Halloween party tricks and treats with you! The nights are getting colder, the leaves are turning all the beautiful shades of orange and ochre. Thoughts are turning to the longer nights, the witching hours and the full-on spook-fest that is Halloween!! Over the years Halloween in the UK has become bigger than Valentine’s Day. With 55% more internet search traffic and massive…
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