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One for sorrow, two for joy, three for a girl, four for a boy. Five for silver, six for gold, seven for a secret never to be told. Magpies have always had a place in British folklore and the nursery rhymes sung
in the school playground. It is considered unlucky to see one Magpie… hence… ”Good morning Mr Magpie, hows the wife?”, and lucky, to see two.

Inspired by the faded decadence of the 1920s, the novels “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald and “Brideshead Revisited” by Evelyn Waugh, the monochromic beauty of these unusual looking birds, which symbolise a type of “Englishness”.

Hazy days, long evenings, cricket and black tie balls. These magpies stilt walkers, walk around your event, silent and mysterious, beware your glittery possessions, as they have a reputation for stealing!

These Magpie Stilt Walkers are also great for Harry Potter themed parties as The Montrose Magpies are a Quidditch team!

Standard Length of Performance: 3 x 30 minute walkabout sets.

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Inspired by the faded decadence of the 1920s

Turn heads with their distinctive look

Walk around your event, silent and mysterious

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Here’s what Magpie Stilt Walkers ‘ previous clients said:

Fidget Feet Dance
The Barbican, Do Something Different Weekend
Heathrow Airport
London to Brighton Cycle Ride
Shunt Vaults
Sister Act
The Brewery
Bloomsbury Ballroom
Caberet DInsley
The Circus Space
Cabot Circus
Hackney Empire
Newham festival
Olympic Torch Relay
Covent Garden
Dickens World

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