Ocho the Octopus - Other Speciality Act - Wood Green, London

Ocho the Octopus - Other Speciality Act | Wood Green, London

(3 Reviews)5.0
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Wood Green, London
Performs: Worldwide
From: £700
Ocho the Octopus is a ground breaking, inflatable octopus, with 8 independently articulated legs able to curl and sway in a lifelike fashion for walkabout performances. Ocho is huge - 4m high and 7m wide - maximising the immediate wow-impact on spectators
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Ocho the Octopus is a ground breaking, inflatable octopus, with 8 independently articulated legs able to curl and sway in a lifelike fashion for walkabout performances. Ocho is huge - 4m high and 7m wide - maximising the immediate wow-impact on spectators. At the same time, its delicate control mechanism enables the puppet to build spontaneous rapport with its audience. Lightweight and easy to manoeuvre by a single puppeteer, it is nimble and responsive to those it meets. With soft skin it is tactile and safe for close contact with adults and children.
Ocho is unique in that most existing in ...

Biography

Artistic Director Tim Davies is a sculptor and innovative engineer with a passion for large-scale, kinetic creations and high impact spectacles.
Tim has designed and built a stunning array of large-scale puppets for prestigious outdoor events: from multi-award winning shows in the Spanish carnival scene, to the innovative Arachnobot which is now globally renowned, having performed to crowds of hundreds of thousands of people in four different continents.
With a keen talent for marrying strength and structure with movement and fluidity, Tim has energetically embraced an eclectic range of ...

Reviews     (3 Reviews)

Ocho the Octopus - Other Speciality Act - Wood Green, London Event Location: London 3rd November 2018
Ocho was absolutely amazing! Everyone's eyes were popping out of their heads it was so beautiful all lit up, with it's massive tentacles moving in every direction. It was brilliant to be able to get up close and actually touch it too.
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Ocho the Octopus - Other Speciality Act - Wood Green, London Event Location: Witham, Essex 15th September 2018
Many thanks Tim I was the steward on one of the sessions, so know how brilliantly well the Octopus was received. Thank you for your support in making it such a wonderful event I will be looking after the Puppet Festival next year, so am so pleased I got to be part of the event on Saturday, and know the standard to reach!
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Ocho the Octopus - Other Speciality Act - Wood Green, London Event Location: Las Vegas 11th May 2014
Your piece embodies the perfect representation of both the antagonist of our show, and a marvellous piece of art
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Experience

Tim Davies Design Ltd has over 20 years experience in the events industry with a long list of satisfied clients and performances worldwide.

Previous Clients

Clients Include
Insomniac Inc (USA),
ITV (UK),
Innovator Festival (Abu Dhabi),
Threesixty Entertainment (USA),
Ockhams Razor (UK),
Neighbourhood Watch Stilt-walking International (UK),
Talents and Productions (Monaco),
P2BK 2014 (Kuwait),
DM Pranks (Italy),
Turtle Key Arts (UK),
Folded Feather (UK),
Arx (Finland),
Mish Mash Management (UK),
Sideways Arts (UK),
Oldham City Council,
Arts Base (UK),
Adventure Island Theme Park (UK)
Europa Park (Germany)
Vitry le Francoise council (France)
Hassent Jenever Festival (Belgium)
Media appearances include the Disc ...

Suitable for

Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment stage shows carnivals parades illuminated events night time events sea themed events

Additional Information

All our acts carry a £5 million public liability policy and our artists are DBS checked.

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