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Val And The Valkyries

Val And The Valkyries

Choosers of the slain and drifting over the battleground to find their prey, hooded and winged Valkyries appear out of the smoke, joined by Val the Nordic horse God.   Straight from the pages of Norse mythology, Val and the Valkyries is an eerie and impressive wandering performance. Watch out as Val charges through the [...]

I. O. L. A 2 .0 & HER ROBOT DRUMMERS

Programmed to entertain, our stilt walking drumming robots will wow any crowd. Controlled by the giant pink sparkly dancing robot queen: I.O.L.A 2.0, this entertaining walkabout act will help you to party like it’s 2999. Want to hire a giant dancing pink robot and stilt walking robot drummers? Yes you heard right. In the future, [...]

TYRONE

BLAST FROM THE PAST!TYRONE, OUR BABY T-REX, WILL DELIGHT AN Y AUDIENCE WHILE HIS WRANGLER ALLOWS HIM TO BE STROKED BY HIS FANS, UNTIL HE TRIES TO EAT THEM… STANDING AT 2 METRES HIGH AND 3 METRES LONG, CHILDREN ANDGROWN-UPS ALIKE WILL BE WIDE EYED (AND APPROPRIATELY TERRIFIED) OF OUR LIFELIKE PUPPET FRIEND. Performers required [...]

BESSEMER

THIS EXCITING STREET PERFORMANCE LIGHTS UP THE STREET AND WARMS THE ATMOSPHERE WHILST HER KEEPERS, THE SINISTER DRAGON 'PLAGUE DOCTORS',  KEEP HER UNDER CONTROL AND SEARCH FOR SOMETHING TO BE PURIFIED WITH DRAGON FIRE... GASP AND WONDER AT HER FIERY RELEASE! THIS STROLLING SHOW FEATURES STRIKING PUPPETRY AND EXCITING FIRE MIXED WITH A SINISTER, HYPNOTIC [...]
Giant Puppet Puppeteers Needed!

Giant Puppet Puppeteers Needed!

Ever Wanted to be a Giant Bird, Fire Breathing Bat or Illuminated Robot?     Join our address book of puppeteers and bring our giant puppets to life at festivals and events throughout 2019 and beyond! We’re looking for people with puppeteering, performance, or acting experience, but will consider applications from anyone who feels that they could […]

We’re back from the ashes..

We’re back from the ashes..

Global Grooves is once again flying high after a catastrophic mill fire destroyed 15 years worth of work. We lost hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of giant puppets and handprinted costumes when our storage warehouse at Ray Mill in Stalybridge burned to ground in March. But with support from Arts Council England and over [...]
Family Lantern Workshops for Manchester Dashehra Diwali Mela

Family Lantern Workshops for Manchester Dashehra Diwali Mela

Join us at the 13th annual Manchester Dashehra Diwali Mela! Global Grooves’ artist and lantern extraordinaire, Gordon Banks, will be leading family lantern workshops in preparation for the Diwali Mela. You’re invited to join us for FREE Lantern Making workshops at Manchester Central Library and to take part in a magical lantern parade at the Diwali […]

Junior visual arts assistant vacancy

Junior visual arts assistant vacancy

Junior visual arts assistant Join the Global Grooves team and help to create incredible visual arts works and installations that will tour to a series of major UK festivals this summer. We are searching for dedicated and passionate young people aged 16-20 who would like to gain experience in a busy professional visual arts studio [...]