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The Glowing Gastropods

The Glowing Gastropods

Who said snails are sluggish? Enjoy our dim-yet-daring snail riders, Penny Slugworth, Sleepy Pete, Rosemary Ripple and Gastroflash, as they race their Giant African land snails around your event. Hint – it’s a race of endurance!

Each snail comes equipped with a rider, ready to take on the challenge and amuse your guests with their bravery and bravado.

Images and performers comprising:

  • 1-4 snails
  • 1-4 snail-riders (one rider per snail)
  • 2-4 stewards

Number and duration of performance sets

10 to 30 minutes each

Theme of product / most suitable for

  • Outdoor: day-time show
  • Carnival, parades, festivals, parties, stage shows
  • Family-friendly
  • Community events
  • Corporate events

The show can be adapted for:

  • An illuminated night-time event
  • An indoor venue (large space only)

Technical requirements

  • Free parking for 1-2 Transit-Luton vans (2 per van)
  • Dressing area and Gastropod-safe setup area
  • Dressing area guarded whilst show running
  • Stewarding of audience appropriate for event


Notice period for booking

One month notice usually required.

Last minute bookings are sometimes available

Performance duration

Multiple sets of up to 30 minutes each


Puppet – Tony Mason

Costume – Chris Anderson


COMING SOON.. Our new super slow street theatre show ‘Ready Steady Slow’ – Available summer 2020.



Find out more about The Glowing Gastropods | Call 0161 870 6895 | Email [email protected]

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