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Pyroflowers – a small pyrotechnic show for children


This was a small community collaboration and shows NWSI at home making small scale pyrotechnic magic fo the local community on Nov 5th at the Summerhill Bowling Club. These pyro flowers were very quiet and did not scare the small

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GRAND MAGIX is one of the two well documented truly massive shows of NWSI. It is a tour de force of aerial helium suspended performance, aerial puppetry, stilt ensemble drumming, specialist fireworks, giant inflatable puppetry special effects leading to the

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Delireality is a large-scale 40 minute street performance scenographic exploration of the imagery of Salvador Dali using pyrotechnics, prosthetics, inflatable sculptures, giant stilts, music and theatre. The scenario is site and scale adaptable. NWSI have performed Delireality at the full

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Mute Antz

BRASS 09 - Mute-Antz image four - photo cred - Peter      Skelton

Here you can see Mute Antz doing a photoshoot. the comedy of this show is perfect for street festivals garden parties. Children adore the mute antz, and the surrealism with a touch of Kafka appeals to the adults.

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The Drumming Ants


The shared consciousness of ants is perfectly suited to a percussion ensemble which has delighted adults and children world wide. Here you can see them in Poznan featured in the opening of Delireality our large-scale pyrotechnic collaboration with Salvador Dali.

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The Ant Orkezdra


Created in 2006 The Ant Orkezdra is a one hour 14 piece stilt musical performance of brass and percussion, and easily adaptable to an existing parade where high visibility enables everyone to see the show. It has been performed in

Posted in Music Theater, Shows, Street Walk about

Sid the Spider


Sid has performed in Beijing and in parades and interventions across Europe from Salamanca to Genk. Possibly the largest and most animated free standing spider puppet in the world he creates much hilarity when he gathers families and dives on

Posted in Giants Walk the City, Large Scale Shows, Shows, Street Walk about


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Chromarama is an animation of abstract color released from its depictive duty. The movement of wrapped human forms reconstructs the human condition in a zone of dream and floating meaning. The soundtrack, juxtaposing original sounds with extracts from classical masterpieces,

Posted in Large Scale Shows, Shows

The Butterfly Collection

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What could be more festive, miraculous or memorable than the arrival of a giant flock of butterflies?   The Butterflies are close copies of nature and the show encourages city dwellers to make relationships and learn the names of some

Posted in Shows, Street Walk about

Android Invasions


Android Invasions This video shows all our robotic characters in action including possibly the largest Robot in the world who can can make an exciting intervention by himself. So can The Drumming Robots Here you can see them both in

Posted in Giants Walk the City, Large Scale Shows, Music Theater, Shows, Street Walk about