|Francis Maxey is currently only offering work as a Stotyteller.|
Maxey is a traditional storyteller with tales that delve to the roots
of our imagination. When you listen you will see your world in a
different light, and from a different place.
storytelling shows are vibrant and exciting experience for
children. He has a relaxed manner that puts the children at ease
from the start. The stories are chosen for their suitability for
each age group. By asking the children riddles and encouraging
them to tell their own jokes between the stories the pupils are made to
feel that they have taken an active part in the show.
shows are a lively mixture of folk tales, myths, riddles, music and
song. The stories are drawn from an extensive repertoire of
traditional European tales. A shows may contain familiar
tales like ‘Red Riding Hood' and ‘Jack and the Beanstalk' to more
challenging stories like ‘The Birth of Taliesin' and ‘Baba Yaga'.
The audience is encouraged to be active in the show by telling their own jokes and riddles between stories.
aim is to entertain, educate and stimulate the student's creative
imaginations. His shows demonstrate the structure of story
which will carry over into the childrens own wrightings. The
shows support the National Curriculum on speaking and listening
show is up to 1 hour long and 4 shows can be fitted into a school
day. He is able to keep an intimate feeling with 1 or 2
classes per session.
'Francis, the one man circus'
He juggles umbrellas, plays weird instruments and tumbles through some
of the funniest routines your likely to see. Incorporating elements of
circus and music hall Francis will entertain audiences of all ages.
These spectacular and colourful shows can last from 20 minutes to1
hour. They can be successfully staged indoors or out with no special
Not Currently available
'The Tightrope of Fear'
The most highly skilled and funniest slackrope acts in Britain today;
the 'Tightrope of Fear' is a ropewalk that takes the art of balance to
Sitting on a chair on a loose rope and playing music! That's impossible.
(Temporarily unavailable sorry)
'Mix & Mingle'
Creating an atmosphere with moments of fun and colour, Francis will
walkabout your event meeting & greeting you guests as a large than
On stilts as the giant ringmaster
Stilted Morris dancer playing his own music
The puppet master with his basket puppet theatre
Or musical dancing puppet with 'Pipe and Tabor'.
The wondering clown with close up juggling and foolery.
Some of these acts are available in different costumes and are suitable for medieval or Victorian themes.
Combining these walkabouts with shows you can build the perfect entertainment package for your event.
Not Currently available.
Shows are suitable for;
all sorts of parties
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To book Francis Maxey,
clown and mime,
or for further information,
23 Sunningdale Avenue,
Tel: 01773 530093
Mobile: 07710 788671