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A Selection Of Past Events

Big Top Entertainment provides performers for so many events, it's impossible to list them all. Here is a small selection of our past events.

Juggling stilt walking Santa and Circus Santa (juggling, unicycling, magic & balloon twisting) at The Galleria Shopping Mall, Amanzimtoti.

 The Galleria, Amanzimtoti

Christmas Day entertainment at the Rainbow Terrace Restaurant, Hilton Hotel, Durban.

Stilt balloons, face painting, roaming magic, games and magical circus variety shows.

 Christmas Day, Hilton Hotel

New Years Eve entertainment at The Sani Pass Hotel: Comedy Magic Variety Show for the adults and face painting for the children.

Festive season entertainment at the Protea Hotel Umhlanga, Magical Circus Variety Shows, face painting, balloon twisting, stilt walking and roaming entertainment.


Magical Circus Variety Shows, Stilt Walking Balloon Twisters, Jugglers, Unicyclists and Magicians at Mr. Funtubbles Fabulous Family Fun Fair, Gateway theatre of Shopping, Umhlanga.

Face painting and balloon twisting at The Wonder Market, Umhlanga
Balloon Twisting at The Crescent Shopping Centre, Umhlanga at the Pooch Meets Play Fun Day.
Roaming entertainment and face painting at Mama Magic, The Baby Expo, ICC Durban on   

Big Top Entertainment's very own Tom Hastings performed electric glow juggling, including our brand new POV poi, as part of the WOW - World of Wonders Show at the Rhumbelow Theatre, Umbilo, Durban 29th June - 1st July 2012.

Tom's instumental jazz guitar duo guitar, Mostly Jazz, also performed before the show and during the interval. 

Magical Circus Variety Shows, Nova Fire Show with live drummer and 1 man Electric Glow Juggling Show, including POV Poi at The Hartley Winter Fair, Hartley Road Primary, Overport.



Pirate shows at Ushaka Kids World.

Tom rope walking in his pirate show

Nova fire show at the WWF-SA Earth Hour event, which was held at the Memorial Tower Building at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

Client feedback:

Tom, thank you so much for your wonderful, entertaining presence at our event last night! The audience loved you. You certainly added flair to the event.  Thanks very much again!


Warm regards, Rhoda Isaacs   Earth Hour Coordinator, WWF South Africa

Juggler, unicyclist, stilt walker, magician, face painter and snake handle at The Capital Centre, Pietermaritzburg

Snake handler & face painter, Capital Centre

Roaming entertainment and face painting at Transnet Family Fun Days

Stilt balloons, Transnet

Multi-talented roaming performer, stilt walker, balloon twister & face painters at The Total Rally, Arbour Crossing, Amanzimtoti

Face painting, Total Rally

Roaming entertainment, face painting and an electric glow juggling show at the Discovery year end staff party at the ICC.

Roaming entertainment, Discovery event, ICC

Institute of Packaging SA Carnival birthday celebration, 1 on 1 conference centre, Gateway. Snake handler, contact juggler, stilt walker, unicyclist, magicians, glow poi show, comedy magic variety show, and electric glow juggling show.

1 on 1 conference centre, Gateway

Face painting, stilt walking, balloons, juggling, magic and a variety show at the Harley Davidson owners street party in Gillits. Our performers were even lucky enough to sit on the bikes!

Harley owners street party
Throughout the 2010 World Cup we performed at Mr Funtubbles Fabulous Family Fun Fair, Gateway, the Home Centre and at the Suncoast Match Marquee. Amanda also provided face painting at bars and restaurants on Florida Road 2010 World Cup face painting
Our performers have also provided roaming entertainment and shows at various shopping malls in Durban & KZN, including Gateway Theatre of Shopping, The Musgrave Centre, The Value Centre, Granada Square and The Galleria. We also performed shows at many hotels, including The Protea Hotel, Cabana Beach, Umhlanga Sands and Breakers Resort
7 performers providing roaming entertainment, balloon twisting and face painting for 1st PSL match to be held at the new Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban Moses Mabhida stadium

Roaming entertainers and face painting at Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World.

Roaming entertainment, Suncoast

Face painters, balloon twisters & stilt walkers at the Comrades Marathon, at the Nedbank Mile in Kloof.


Comrades marathon

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