Poles Apart Stilt Band
Poles Apart Stilt walking band can provide a colourful band, on stilts, from 1 to 10 performers (or more). Poles Apart Stilts has performed at many international events around the world. They’ve also performed on world wide TV networks, such as on Eastenders, on the BBC.
Venues that they've played at included The Athens Olympics Games, Wembley Stadium, Eastenders (top soap in UK), B'estfest Cowes & Henley Regatta, Glastonbury Festival, several Royal Events, Canary Wharf etc...
Poles Apart Stilts has performed in Egypt, Romania, Portugal, Holland, Kuwait, Dubai, Greece, The Republic of Ireland, China, Turkey, France and India.
Poles Aparts also does Black Tie, Pirates, Punch & Judy, 30's Rif Raff, Santa Claus, Jack Frosts, Soldiers, Victorians (Dead and more brightly coloured), Dogs and Devils, Medieval, Elvis, Insects, Chavs (track suits) and Sgt Peppers.
The music they play is generally up-to-date pop, rock, heavy metal, rock 'n' roll, disco, soul, rock, and a complete set of Beatles tunes, all using the stripped down traditional jazz instrumentation of sousaphone, banjo, percussion and sax, with 3 part harmony vocals.
Celebrity Clients include:
Several Royal Events, parties for celebs such as Eastenders (appearing on Christmas 2009 edition), K T Tunstall (house-warming party), Microsoft, GlaxoSmithKline, Andrew Lloyd Webber (son's wedding), Terry Wogan, Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Ken Dodd, Jimmy Tarbuck, The Queen, Cilla Black, Richard E Grant, Nicholas Parsons, Judith Chalmers, Jasper Carrot, Rolf Harris, Richard Branson & the architect Richard Rogers
The Athens Olympics, Dubai Shopping Festival, Henley and Cowes Regatta (several times), Commonwealth Games, Romania's B'estfest 2009, Millennium Dome, Earls Court, Wembley Stadium, Blenheim Palace, Royal Courts of Justice, Grays Inn, The Savoy Hotel, Natural History & Science Museums, National Portrait Gallery, HAC (Honourable Artillary Company), Glastonbury Festival, & Epsom, Kempton, Windsor and Brighton Racecourses.
Norwich, Worcester, Leicester, Cardiff, Swansea, Brighton, Hastings, Havant, Portsmouth, Inverness, Dublin, Liverpool, Manchester, Canary Wharf, Bracknell, Bournemouth, Isle of Wight, Devizes, Arundel, Burgess Hill, Harrogate, Aylesbury, Chelmsford, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Maidstone, High Wycombe and Southport.
Countries they have performed in
Egypt, Romania, Holland, Turkey, Greece, China, Portugal, France, Dubai, Republic of Ireland, and, of course, England, Scotland and Wales.
Stilt walking band references
Thanks... you went down a storm! Lara Featherstone. Brighton Council
On behalf of both Liz Hobbs Concerts & Events, and Kempton Park Racecourse we would like to thank you for all your hard work at the Best of British Event. The Whole entertainment was deemed a success and we really appreciate all your efforts, on the day... we all look forward to seeing and working with you again, in the future. Liz Hobbs MBE
Sunday's event was a great success and the client was extremely happy. Thank you for your involvement in the event and we look forward to working with you in the near future. Kelly Larkin, Corporate Occasions
Just to let you know that I had a debrief with the client, last week, and you were mentioned as one of the major highlights of the day, so thanks again for all your hard work, on the day/evening, and I look forward to working with you again soon.Matt Green - MotivAction Events
Just a note to say thanks for the great entertainment yesterday evening... I've had a lot of positive comments this morning, so many Thanks Georgia Smith Worcester City Centre Manager; 2006 Christmas Lights on
Many thanks for Saturday - I came by a couple of times, but you were mid flow sounding great. Mish Toszeghi KP Events; Re Oxford Street Opening Dec 2006
Many many thanks for your performance at St Clears Easter Saturday. You were all brilliant, and, if I have the opportunity, I shall book you again... Once again, Many Thanks - happy to give an endorsement for you!! Eleri Retallick - Principal Arts Officer Carmarthenshire County Council