Creepy Keighley
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Creepy Keighley

Spooky fun comes to Keighley town centre this October for Creepy Keighley. Featuring inside the Airedale Shopping Centre will be the ‘Bushtucker Café’, giving visitors a chance to sample some of the jungle’s finest treats.

‘Bruce Airhead’ will be entertaining the crowds with his giant balloon escape, gather round ‘Madame Zucchini’ for her Halloween themed vegetable model making, and keep your eyes peeled for a giant walking Frankenstein.

Gear up for ‘Granny Turismo’! That’s right, we’re bringing back the shopping trolley riding granny’s who’ll be speeding around the shopping centre with their music pumped up.

If all of that wasn’t enough, there’ll also be FREE face painting, balloon modelling and giveaways.

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Out of this World
Oct
28
10:30 AM10:30

Out of this World

Step into a parallel universe of sci-fi, mystery and magic as Out Of This World returns to Sheffield with fun, free activities for all the family.

The event will once again be divided into three zones on the themes of sci-fi, magic and Halloween. 

Expect illusions, magic shows and workshops, spooktacular fun for the little ones on The Moor where you can , gather round ‘Madame Zucchini’ for her Halloween themed vegetable model making & much more: make a Darth Tater or a potato shark!

There’s also sci-fi, gaming and comics in the Town Hall and a whole host of your favourite characters and heroes in the Winter Garden and Peace Gardens. Add to that music and dance entertainment, and all the fun of the fair in Barkers Pool, Tudor Square and Fargate.

Join the event now to keep up with all the news as we get ready to celebrate the best of the strange, spooky, stupendous and supernatural.

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Wrenthorpe Apple Day
Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

Wrenthorpe Apple Day

Wrenthorpe Community Orchard Group holds an annual Apple Day event at Wrenthorpe Village Hall

The school choir performs, the ukulele band plays and there are lots of stalls and activities....and this year there'll be Madame Zucchini and her Vegetable shenanigans!
 

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Batley Festival
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Batley Festival

Madame Zucchini returns to Batley Festival - a delightful event with street theatre, activities and much more.

Make memories together: a day to remember for everyone aged 0-100 years!

No booking needed but make sure you get there on time not to miss the performances and workshops including vegetable creature making

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Enfield Food Festival
Aug
26
to Aug 27

Enfield Food Festival

Mme Zucchini is thrilled to be attending Enfield Food Festival for the whole two days, bringing joyful vegetable-based shenanigans from her very own gazebo.

Come meet Boris the Butternut, discover the simple creativity of making your own vegetable creature, and witness a woman transform herself into a human courgette!

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Sandringham Flower Show 2018
Jul
25
9:00 AM09:00

Sandringham Flower Show 2018

Back for the fourth time by popular demand, Mme Zucchini will be bringing her own brand of Vegetable entertainment to this lovely event with a very regal atmosphere

You will find her gazebo in the food stall area near the church - come and make a vegetable creature with her or watch a show And who knows, you may even see her on walkabout in her Courgette costume

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Darnhill festival: the Wonky Veg Show!
Jul
7
12:00 PM12:00

Darnhill festival: the Wonky Veg Show!

Madame Zucchini will be making lots of Vegetable mischief with Ben Turner, and creating a Vegetable Show full of fun (all to do with vegetables of course - and sometimes fruit) . There'll be the Hot Political Potato Gameshow with Theresa Maize and Jeremy Corntin (can you knock them off the shelf with a potato?), Vegetable Tombola, Fruit Bingo, the Courgette Dance, and also shows from Plungeboom: The Vegetable Nannies. Not to be missed!

 

Parade starts at 12, festival 12.45-5.30

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Social Media for artists
Jun
26
1:00 PM13:00

Social Media for artists

I'll be sharing my learning about marketing yourself as an artist, using social media and networking, all gathered from my experience as a self-employed Vegetable Entertainer!

 

It's at Dina in Sheffield, and is part of a series of workshops and support for migrant artists from Arts on the Run

Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/181543692488315/

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Droitwich Spa Food Festival
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Droitwich Spa Food Festival

Madame Zucchini goes to Droitwich for a fun filled day of vegetable entertainment from her gazebo. Leek Skywalker is getting very excited as he'll have a chance to pit his wits against Darth Tater in her Star Wars show. The only question is, will Hugh Fennel-Whittingstall make an appearance? And you can make your own vegetable creature to take away

And of course, there'll be loads more besides for you to do..

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New Mills Carnival
Jun
9
12:30 PM12:30

New Mills Carnival

  • New Mills Carnival High Peak, England, SK22 United Kingdom (map)
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New Mills Carnival - the biggest and best in the High Peak

A 40 minute parade through the town of music, dance, theatre, stilt walkers, jugglers, circus skills, carnival floats, Derbyshire Royalty and many vehicles followed by an afternoon on the recreation field with fairground, entertainment arena, food court and market stalls.

Come and find Mme Zucchini in her gazebo, have a go at making a Vegetable Souper-hero, and enjoy one (or even two) of her infamous Vegetable Theatre Shows!

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Totfest 2018
Jun
3
11:30 AM11:30

Totfest 2018

  • The Moor Sheffield, England, S1 4PF United Kingdom (map)
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Building on the success of last year - fun and activities for families with younger children. Dance, art, music, sport, storytelling, face painting, giveaways, children's rides, hands on activities.

And this year Madame Zucchini will be there offering young children the chance to make their very own vegetable creature, with pre-cut vegetables and craft sticks so that little hands can manage. And you can take away your Vegetable!

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Funny) - a workshop for performers
May
31
10:00 AM10:00

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Funny) - a workshop for performers

Natalie Hunt (aka Mme Zucchini) hosts a workshop for performers, offering the space to explore your special something, make a plan of how to go about it, and the survival strategies you'll need to keep you on track. And all with a lightness of touch & sense of fun.

It will take place at Walk the Plank, Salford as part of their Elevate programme of masterclasses

For booking and more details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/elevate-18-a-survivors-guide-to-being-a-one-man-street-performer-workshop-tickets-44996804654?mc_cid=4a910b63b7&mc_eid=bccdfd9fdc

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Normanby Hall Bank Holiday Festival
May
28
10:00 AM10:00

Normanby Hall Bank Holiday Festival

The Normanby Hall Bank Holiday Festival will take place across the late May Bank Holiday weekend, and will serve up a host of attractions and activities, all set against the beautiful scenery of Normanby Hall.

Mme Zucchini will be there on Monday May 28 only, bringing her brand of Vegetable nonsense, with vegetable theatre shows, vegetable creature making workshops and courgette costumed silliness. See you there!

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Lichfield Home and Garden Festival
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Lichfield Home and Garden Festival

Madame Zucchini goes to Lichfield for this lovely festival on Saturday 12 May only!

In 2018 this event is growing and growing, with loads of stalls and its going to be a blooming great weekend with lots planned for all ages

Come and find Mme Z in her gazebo, see what vegetable creatures she has with her, make one yourself, and maybe even catch one of her infamous vegetable theatre shows.

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Bakewell Food Festival
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Bakewell Food Festival

Find Madame Zucchini on the market place near the Tourist office in Bakewell, she'll be there with all the vegetables you need to make yourself a Vegetable Creature. 

She'll also be performing her shows and of course having a wander in her courgette costume so why not come and say hello!

And there'll be loads more to do besides with fantastic food and drink to try and buy 

(The festival is on Saturday 28 April too but Mme Zucchini will only be there on Sunday 29th)

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Cabaret Boom Boom Family Cabaret shows
Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

Cabaret Boom Boom Family Cabaret shows

Cabaret Boom Boom are doing their family cabaret shows again!

With two shows at 4pm & 7pm, there's opportunities to bring the younger aswell as older children for lots of silly fun for all.

Featuring the esteemed cast of the cabaret keeping you royally entertained, we offer the skills and thrills of Maynard FlipFlap, Mr Herbert, Mr Lodge, Frank Wittering & Sheffield's foremost Vegetable entertainer, Madame Zucchini. And there will be lots of fun surprises!

Doors 3.30 for 4pm show, 6.30 for 7pm show.

Tickets £6 & £10

For further details visit Cabaret Boom Boom

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Heeley City Farm Spring Fair
Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

Heeley City Farm Spring Fair

Join us on Saturday 7th April for the Spring Fair between 12noon and 4pm. 

Come down and enjoy the fun and festivities, there will be something for everyone including...

Arts, Crafts and Food Stalls

Kids Activities

Veg Puppet Theatre and Activities with Madame Zucchini

Animal Activities

Iron Forging Demonstations

Activities in our Iron Aged Roundhouse

Bar

Music by Mads n da Bads DJs 

This is a FREE event!!

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Cabaret Boom Boom goes to Wirksworth
Mar
3
8:15 PM20:15

Cabaret Boom Boom goes to Wirksworth

Doors 7.45pm , show 8.15pm till 11.15pm

Tickets £12 advanced from Traidlinks , Wirksworth or www.rockyhorrors.net (with handling fee) or on the door £15

No table reservations

Cabaret Boom Boom returns to The fabulous Town Hall with their regular comperes, Maynard, Herbert and Lodge,' acting like Idiots', with special guest Madame Zucchini

Starring Mrs Barbara Nice, the comedy creation of Janice Connolly. Barbara is your average Stockport housewife who given up the domestic bliss of Tupperware and Poundstretcher shops for the unpredictabilty of the comedy world. No audience is too rowdy for her to handle - she's already raised five teenagers. With the affectionate attitude of a playgoup leader at a wild Iggy Pop concert, Barbara is guaranteed to warm the heart of any audience. She starred in Pheonix Nights and has recently supported both Johnny Vegas and Peter Kay,

https://youtu.be/TlyxZ4VKrt8

Hattie Hatstar

Direct from The Peaks, Hattie is a big friend of Cabaret Boom boom. She has played gigs, cabarets and festivals all over the UK and Europe for over 17 years, including long stints in the UK, Netherlands, France, Portugal, Germany and Switzerland. Years of experience busking and gigging has seen her grow into an excellent songwriter and a relaxed, funny and engaging performer.

http://www.hattie.biz/

Trixie Von Maynard, international Idiot and Foolesque originator, Trixie will tempt and tease you with one finger in your ribs,

https://youtu.be/hvqQiJO7J6Q

For further details visit Cabaret Boom Boom

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