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PTA Fundraiser’s

Holding well-attended and successful fundraising events can be challenging. Fred in the Shed can provide exceptional entertainment for fundraising events, providing and engaging comedy and magic while helping to meet the fundraising goal. As an experienced entertainer...

2018 Summer Reading Programme Library Shows

The Summer Reading Challenge is an immensely popular and successful reading initiative. It is created and run by the Reading Agency, an independent charity working to inspire more people to read and to read more, and is supported by children's publishers. The Summer...

Holme Grange Christmas Event

Fred and Friends help aid guide dogs for the blind Join in on Saturday 25th November as they visit the Holme Grange Christmas Event Entertaining kids big and small! For the big kids you will find mulled wine and live music, Fred and Friends will keep the little ones...

Fred & Friends Help Pod Children’s Charity

Pod aims to bring magic, fun and laughter to children in hospital. This year Pod entertainers will be providing over 2400 visits helping cheer up thousands of children in 150 hospitals and hospices throughout the UK. Daniel Hudson is one of Pod’s team of 50...

Fred’s Friends Festive Fiesta

Fred and Friends performed a wonderful show with magical moments and fun for the whole family. Click here to see the photos and read the...

PTA Fundraiser’s

Holding well-attended and successful fundraising events can be challenging. Fred in the Shed can provide exceptional entertainment for fundraising events, providing and engaging comedy and magic while helping to meet the fundraising goal. As an experienced entertainer...

2018 Summer Reading Programme Library Shows

The Summer Reading Challenge is an immensely popular and successful reading initiative. It is created and run by the Reading Agency, an independent charity working to inspire more people to read and to read more, and is supported by children's publishers. The Summer...

Fred & Friends Help Pod Children’s Charity

Pod aims to bring magic, fun and laughter to children in hospital. This year Pod entertainers will be providing over 2400 visits helping cheer up thousands of children in 150 hospitals and hospices throughout the UK. Daniel Hudson is one of Pod’s team of 50...

2018 Summer Reading Programme Library Shows

The Summer Reading Challenge is an immensely popular and successful reading initiative. It is created and run by the Reading Agency, an independent charity working to inspire more people to read and to read more, and is supported by children's publishers. The Summer...

Holme Grange Christmas Event

Fred and Friends help aid guide dogs for the blind Join in on Saturday 25th November as they visit the Holme Grange Christmas Event Entertaining kids big and small! For the big kids you will find mulled wine and live music, Fred and Friends will keep the little ones...

Fred’s Friends Festive Fiesta

Fred and Friends performed a wonderful show with magical moments and fun for the whole family. Click here to see the photos and read the...

What Makes Fred & Friends Special

A true entertainer

Fred is a funny, natural entertainer who can engage any audience. His magic illusions are flawless, and his shows are fast paced and fun

Engaging & educational

Magic is an ancient art, but Fred has kept up with the times, making use of the latest technology in his shows and magic disco parties.

Fun for young & old

Whether it’s a group of 4 year olds, tweens at a disco or adults at a 50th birthday party, Fred can tailor his show to suit any age group.

Fred's friends

the fun starts here!

Elvis the bird

This multi-coloured mischievous bird is much more of a hindrance than a help to poor Fred.

Geoffrey the dragon

Geoffrey’s bad manners and hilarious outbursts often land Fred in a whole heap of trouble.

Nellie the elephant

Squirting and spraying water, naughty Nellie has guests crying tears of laughter.

P-p-p-platypus

He’s a duck-billed, web-footed, funny-looking platypus - guests love the catchy platypus song.

Testimonials

what our fans have to say

Thanks again for today, it was brilliant. I have been at this school 10 years and that was right up there with the best moments. Mr Bell really enjoyed it also. Take care and have a great summer.
Chris Barlow - Bearwood Primary School

Thank you so very much for entertaining the children yesterday at Plus Three Nursery Farley Wood's party to celebrate our 32nd Anniversary. The children had a fantastic time with lots of fun and giggles as did all the team too. Thank you for helping to make the day special.
Heather Woad - Nursery Manager

We love Fred in the Shed and so do all of our kids. He makes the children laugh, has them all under control and even manages to get the parents involved with some tongue in cheek humour to boot. We highly recommend him for corporate events and look forward to seeing him again at Christmas.
Tracy Adams - Avnet

Thank you again for keeping the children so well entertained at our wedding. We were so very grateful, and I know other parents were too. All the best!
Julia

Over the past 8 years Fred in the Shed has become a permanent and very welcome fixture at the annual Caversham Church Fete in Caversham Court. His brand of irreverent humour, which is frequently cheeky but never rude, is loved by children and adults alike. He is very good with children; his walkabout magic and balloon modelling are always popular
Nigel Smith - Chairman, Caversham Church Fete

Just say a big thank you for your performance this morning, the children and parents really enjoyed your show. I can easily say you are the best and funniest children's entertainer we have ever seen. We will definitely recommend you to our friends.
John & Joanna Roberts (Max's mum & dad)

Roger and I cannot thank you enough for making the boys' party such a success. I haven't cried with laughter so many times within two hours in a very long time! We thought you got it spot on, you read and handled our boys with such care and you controlled the rabble beautifully. You were a huge hit! Miles said his favourite guest today was the platypus.
Roger, Lorna, Ed & Miles

Fred in The Shed helped us provide a great event for our local community. We had no doubt it would be great event for our community but didn’t realise just how popular and how professional the experience would be. We would thoroughly recommend the Fred in The Shed theatre show for anyone looking to attract a crowd for an event, or organisation for the younger audience.
Andrew Webb - Jennett's Park Community Centre

I just wanted to thank you again for Henry's party yesterday. My family and friends and the children all had a fantastic time and everyone said as they left how fun it was. The thing I wanted to thank you for the most though was the way that you dealt with Henry. He has been quite unsettled over the past week or so with the imminent arrival of a sibling and was totally overwhelmed at the start of the party but your sensitive and gentle approach soon lured him in and he had the most wonderful time. He is still talking about having to stand on a chair for his cake and all the dads dancing!
Katie Hatherall

Just wanted to say a big thank you. Everyone really enjoyed the show and you made Bella’s birthday very special.
Maria Anderson

I just wanted to thank you for Willow's party on Saturday - she had an amazing time and so did all her friends! Also thanks for entertaining the parents so much - I've had so much great feedback on the party from them all. They all thought it was really funny and of course we all loved the dads dancing together! Thanks again.
Zara Wilcock

I've been meaning to email you since Thomas' party on the 19th of August, but things seem to have been hectic as ever, with a week’s camping from Monday the 21st!! (Thankfully it didn't rain and we had a fun filled week!!) Anyway, wanted to extend our massive thanks once again on giving Thomas the best party ever!! He absolutely loved it, as did Chloe and us! So many people have told us what a brilliant party it was, appealing to both the children and the adults!! Simply Hilarious!! Thank you.
Caroline & Dan Hole & family

I would like to say a big Thank you for your performance last Sunday, it was great! not an easy job to entertain 33 children and you did a great job!!! The children and parents really enjoyed your show.I can say you are the best and funniest children entertainer I ever saw. we will definitely recommend you to our friends and we will be re-booking you again very soon. Thank you for making Alex's party a special one.
Augusta Nobre

Thank you so much for today’s party - it really was fantastic and we’ve already had so many fab comments from the kids and parents too! And they all really loved the magic sets for their party bags!
Ava had a super time, so thank you for making her 5th birthday party one to remember!
I shall def leave some reviews and post piccies!.
Suzanne Higgins

Just come back from an excellent Fred in the Shed performance. This is the second time I’ve seen a show and both times have been brilliant. Looking forward to the next time as it’s just as good for adults as it is for the children. An exceptionally talented performer.
Morris Roz

Just to say thank you so much for giving Eliza the best 5th birthday entertainment we could have hoped for! Entertaining over 30 children 4yrs-14yrs (and all the adults) for over 90 minutes is amazing and you kept everyone laughing and participating throughout. Will definitely be recommending (and probably re-booking!) Fred In The Shed.
Emily Johns

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