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MarcoPolostranger
2 posts


Posted:
Hi all

Many years ago, my girlfriend and I saw lots of Poi performers when we were in Thailand and we always said 'We want that at our Wedding if we get married!!'.

Anyway, fast forward a few years and the date is now set and we are trying to find some Poi performers to do a show for us and the other 50 guests!

We're getting married on Saturday July 18th 2009 at a place about 20 miles from Bordeaux airport in France. It's an outdoor wedding and there's lots of space to perform.

If you are interested or know somebody who maybe interested, please let me know ASAP.

We are fairly flexible on ideas for the show, except we would like the performance to be fast and amazing!

As this is a wedding, obviously safety and quality are paramount so experience is essential!

Look forward to hearing from you.

kind regards

MarcoPolo

newgabeSILVER Member
what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
4,030 posts
Location: Bali, Australia


Posted:
Hi MarcoPolo
I think that you are best advised to pay for a professional crew for this kind of thing, where you want a real pizzazz wow factor at your special day, as well as the safety and technical skills. Also you can get groups who do a variety- not just Fire Poi, but stilts, UV, juggling, staff, hoops etc with great costumes and people skills for greeting guests etc. As the saying goes.. the quality is remembered when the price is forgotten....

Here are some suggestions to start you off.. I'm sure other HoPpers may add to the list
FlameOz
www.flameoz.com (based in UK, travel all over, very multiskilled, stilts, balloons etc)

Burnt Toast (Also UK based, but maybe not for the catering... wink
https://www.hugbubble.co.uk/

Fire Fantasy
https://www.firefantasycrew.com/index.php?p=2&lang=eng
(French based group, excellent Poi, also shadow play and martial arts based)

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....


DurbsBRONZE Member
Classically British
5,688 posts
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England


Posted:
grin Cheers Gabe.

We're also on the slightly more memorable www.burnttoast.co.uk wink

Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude


_Clare_BRONZE Member
Still wiggling
5,967 posts
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)


Posted:
hehe smile

Also, us: www.firepoise.com

Big to small wedding shows, lovely shiny new costumes, with a bit of a Celtic twist smile

x

Getting to the other side smile


newgabeSILVER Member
what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
4,030 posts
Location: Bali, Australia


Posted:
Oops, sorry Clare... thought you were included in the Toasters!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....


sichaineyBRONZE Member
enthusiast
242 posts
Location: bournemouth/dorset/uk


Posted:
And of course lets not forget F.L.A.M.E ;-)

www.flamefireshows.com (think more street theatre fire shows)

PyroWillGOLD Member
HoP's Barman. Trapped aged 6 months
4,437 posts
Location: Staines, United Kingdom


Posted:
OOOOO quite a few potentials, I'm going to go get a load of mud so you guys can decide in an adult manner wink

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

"Will's to pretty for prison" - Simian


newgabeSILVER Member
what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
4,030 posts
Location: Bali, Australia


Posted:
A mud wrestling audition-off!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....


MarcoPolostranger
2 posts


Posted:
Thank you for all the responses so far! Keep them coming!

I will endeavour to contact everyone. If anybody else is interested in performing then please respond.

Many thanks.

DurbsBRONZE Member
Classically British
5,688 posts
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England


Posted:
Originally Posted By: newgabeOops, sorry Clare... thought you were included in the Toasters!


Hah - she wishes wink
Burnt Farl is a sub-set of Toast. A bit like the A-Team only not as good and without the cigars.

Besides, she's far too organised for Toast. We enforce a rigorous slacking policy.

Why rehearse when you can party?

Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude


newgabeSILVER Member
what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
4,030 posts
Location: Bali, Australia


Posted:
Originally Posted By: MarcoPoloThank you for all the responses so far! Keep them coming!

I will endeavour to contact everyone. If anybody else is interested in performing then please respond.


Awesome! Start off hosting a wedding.. end up hosting a festival!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....


_Clare_BRONZE Member
Still wiggling
5,967 posts
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)


Posted:
Heheh... indeed... or you could hire all of us and have the biggest and best fire show ever seen grin

Have a great time anyways... smile

As for me in Toast... pah... Durbs would be so lucky!!

smile wink

Getting to the other side smile


bluecatgeek, level 1
5,300 posts
Location: everywhere


Posted:
Count me in - if this is a friendly free for all grin

www.robthorburn.co.uk (with a large crew of top performers available to create a perfect show with)

I get extra kudos too, for being an honorary toastee (though that brings the toast overall slackness levels unacceptably near to 'not slack')

also I have the opportunity to come and see the site beforehand as I will be in le gers before July, passing through Bordeaux.

Keep us posted!

Rob

Holistic Spinner (I hope)


PooKaSILVER Member
journeyman
64 posts
Location: France


Posted:
I would had some french groups (firefantasy are not anymore in france, but you can still contact theim throught stef -ask by mp for mail-):

nata raja team:
www.myspace.com/naopooka
naokynn@yahoo.fr

or manda lights:
www.myspace.com/mandalights

also for bigger team:
zoolians
www.myspace.com/zoolians

nagarythe
www.nagarythe.com

jumblymambaputting a new spin on juggling
21 posts
Location: on the road


Posted:
a unique fire juggling show. ..jumblymamba.I will be perfoming at the european juggling convention in early july ...for an idea what I do search you tube or myspace for jumblymamba/videos extreme but perfectly safe all the best for your big day

JUMBLYMAMBA-THE SHOW THEY CANNOT BUY