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Bubble Garden Party

This Bubble Party has been created to follow
Government Guidelines.

Richard will provide an outdoor Bubble Craft workshop for the children. (weather permitting) This includes a safe, socially distanced lesson in the art of bubble making with wands and other bubble apparatus.

Each child has their own workstation and their own sanitised equipment in a washable drawstring bag on hand at each station. The equipment is not shared with any other person.

Before the workshop, Richard will perform a mini bubble show which includes small bubbles, bouncing bubbles and even giant bubbles. Then, on Richard’s guidance, they will learn to make their very own bubble craft display. As a final bit of fun, each child will have the chance of a photo inside a giant sized bubble! Due to Government guidelines only a small number of guests are allowed. We have therefore reduced the price for the 60 minute Bubble Workshop.

ARE OUTDOOR GARDEN PARTIES ALLOWED? Yes, Government guidelines say that we are allowed to meet socially in groups of six. So, if you have a family of 5 that will be present, Richard becomes that sixth person. The only situation other children could be invited is if you are a family of lesser numbers present. In this case you could invite other children. OK, WHAT WILL YOU DO IN THE CASE OF IT RAINING? Our Great British weather is obviously problematic, it’s highly unpredictable. In the case of it raining I simply won’t be able to do the party. I am not allowed to come into your house and do the show, and therefore we will have to cancel, or reschedule. IF YOU CAN’T COME IN THE HOUSE, HOW WILL YOU GET INTO THE GARDEN? As far as this goes I will only be able to perform in certain gardens, if you have a side gate I can come into your back garden. If you cordon off an area with fun birthday banners, I can set up my equipment there. In the case of you not having a side gate to your garden, I can perform in your front garden instead if there is a reasonable amount of room. In the case of not having either of these, then I’m sorry I will not be able to perform a live party at your home. WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU NEED THE TOILET? It’s a valid question, and, without going into too much detail, I’ve got a really strong bladder. I can go for hours without needing the toilet! It’s an entirely different Bubble Show show to what I’d normally do as I’m against the elements. The slightest bit of wind can effect the bubbles but there is still will be great bubble tricks and the biggest bubbles that you van imagine. There is still interaction but there is no getting the children up to be helpers. Each party guest their own workstation and equipment which has been sanitised ready for use. It’s important that you know I’ve read this document: and I’m following this very strictly. You don’t have to read it all, but it is there if you have any other concerns.

It’s Up Up and away with The Lovely Bubbly Show

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I’ve had a fantastic response to the new “The Lovely Bubbly Show” from originally training in this wonderful art in May 2018 to road testing with mini-shows in November 2018. I recently attended BUBBLE Con 2019 which was held in Newcastle and attended by some of the top bubble artistes from around the world. I’m now receiving requests from numerous schools, nurseries, public events and of course, birthday party celebrations. Recent public events have been the Littledown Family day and also The BEN Show charity event in aid of the Dorset Children’s Foundation.

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This unique indoor show can be enjoyed by all the family. Be amazed as I perform superb bubble tricks!- mini bubbles, bouncing bubbles and be amazed at the incredible smoking bubble volcano and fantastic bubble sculptures, not forgetting breath-taking giant bubbles. There’s plenty of interactive entertainment along with some fun bubble games and the grand finale of the birthday star inside their very own giant bubble! At the end of the party, each guest gets a chance to step inside a giant bubble for that perfect end of party photograph.

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Outdoor Events – Bubble Fun

I can supply a different type of bubble fun. Remember bubbles are very thin and the slightest breeze will whisk them off into the sky. So no clever bubble tricks here, but the chance to get the giant wands out. Bubble wands and plenty of secret solution bubble juice + the excitement of seeing the largest bubbles ever! I can also add bubble stations with various types of bubble wands enabling guests to enjoy the fun of making their own giant bubbles. Wind permitting there may be a chance to step inside a giant bubble.

Contact me to book the Lovely Bubbly show in Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Dorset.

A Wonderful World Of Bubbles

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As the headline suggests it certainly is a wonderful world of Bubbles. Having seen an amazing Bubble Show at The Edinburgh Festival many years ago performed by Louis Pearl. I was transfixed along with the other audience members, mainly parents and their very excited children. After finally attending a bubble course in Gloucester last May, hosted by Caroline Ainslie and Cheryl Holly, it was time for me to put a mini show together to road test these new skills. Even I could not have known how much of a big hit the new Bubble Show would be. After building up my confidence and adding new tricks we are very pleased to offer a full Bubble Experience for childrens parties in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and Hampshire. This is an indoor show full of bubble tricks and interactive fun. The children will love seeing bubble sculptures including the dancing caterpillar and the swirling carousel. Bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles and even bouncing bubbles. The bubbles get larger as the show moves to the finale of the Birthday Star in a giant bubble. (Please note the performance area of the floor will be covered just in case of any spillages).

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Are you looking for something a little different for a birthday party celebration that will have your Birthday Star and friends enthralled and astounded? Then this is the show for you! At Party Time For Kids we are very pleased to offer “The Lovely Bubbly Show”.

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Exciting New Party Themes

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Here at Party Time For Kids we are always on the lookout for ideas and new themes to add to our popular range of children’s party entertainment. Having already hosted a successful “The Greatest Showman” themed party recently, it has now been added to our list of new party themes we can offer. A “Greatest Showman” theme party will include a circus backdrop and cutouts and an assortment of circus themed props for the children to play with. We will also add some fun games and, of course, include some popular songs from this wonderful movie which everyone will want to sing along to!

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The new themes don’t stop there, due to popular demand we will be also be including a new “Unicorn” themed party. This will include a Unicorn themed background with some beautiful unicorn cut outs. We have also added some simple and fun games which will make our Unicorn party really magical!

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Other exciting news! – I have recently attended a bubble work shop training course. This is a skill I have admired and wanted to achieve for a long time. I’ve now learnt how to create bubbles sculptures, smoke in bubbles, bubbles in bubbles and even a birthday child in a giant bubble! We all know how fascinated children are with bubbles and how they love to see them floating in the air. As a result of my training, I will initially be offering a “free” 15 minute Bubble show as part of my birthday party entertainment. This’ll give me a chance to practice what I’ve learnt before offering a fantastic full bubble show package. Yes, there’s plenty to look forward to for the Autumn/Winter season which will keep this entertainer very busy! If you are interested in any of the above and would like more information, please enquire via the website, email or call me. Thanks 🙂 Richard

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20 Years Of Party Time For Kids Discount Offer

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Yes, I’m celebrating 20 years Of Party Time For Kids!
Since putting on my first performance in May 1998 in South London, after being asked as a DJ to help out last minute, I have never looked back! I now have a fantastic job which I’ve been doing for 20 years that I enjoy very much. To celebrate this momentous occasion, I’m now offering from today a 20% discount on any Children’s Birthday Party bookings made by 31st May 2018 (For events up to and including 31.12.2018)
Email- with the code “Happy 20”

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Have your own Marvel Avengers / Star Wars themed birthday party!

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Are your children big Star Wars/ Marvel Avengers Fans? Well it’s great news with two big movies hitting the screens for them to enjoy. If they have a birthday coming up then why not have a super cool theme party. This will include plenty of life size cut outs (great for photos) themed party games and music and plenty of fun. Prices are on the website and Fridays are “Free Theme Fridays “.  No extra cost to add your children’s favourite movie theme!!

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Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year to each and everyone of our customers who helped to make it a very busy 2017. It has been a pleasure to entertain at so many children’s parties around Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset and beyond.

Party themes have become very popular with Trolls themed parties already added to our extending list which includes – Star Wars themed partyMinions themed partyPirates and Princesses themed partySuper Heroes themed party – Dr Who themed party – Halloween themed party and of course a Christmas themed party .

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Our Kids School Discos have been busy through December with a wide variety of regular school bookings including Park School Queens Park-Long Fleet School Poole- Caterpillars Pre School Poole – Kings Worthy School Winchester.

Regular clients Barton On Sea Golf Club- Tidworth Army Barracks – British Legion Blandford – DAFFY Swindon. All that and childrens birthdays parties and evening Christmas events Phew! With best news almost all of our regular clients have already rebooked for 2018. As always there are new themes and new show formats to put together which will be advertised very shortly on the website. So if you are already planning a Birthday party for Bournemouth or the Dorset area have a look at the website and check our regular updates on Facebook.

Some very happy customers have already sent some lovely emails as feedback:

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We chose party time for kids with Richard Welsh for our daughters Dolcie 4th birthday party. It was amazing! Great price, brilliant entertainment and excellent communication before the actual party. I was concerned with some children being young that they wouldn’t join in but Richard had every single one of them joining in, participating and enjoying every minute of the party! Including the parents! My daughter didn’t want it to end. Would definitely use party time for kids again! Thank you for making my daughter’s party so special and one to remember!- Lucy Keith- Venue- Muscliffe Youth Centre BH9 3LR

Brownies Christmas Party in Verwood

An excellent Christmas party, which all the Brownies really enjoyed. Richard got every girl involved, even the shy ones. We particularly liked the fact that there were no losers in the games. We would highly recommend Party Time for Kids and hope to use them again.-Sue Portnell – Leaders – 1st Verwood Brownies- Venue Verwood Guide HQ BH31 6DX

Star Wars Party – Jake- 6th Birthday

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Just wanted to say thank you so much Richard it was an amazing party and the kids ( and adults) all love that you put a lot of effort in and work really hard for the whole two hours which was impressive! Thanks again Vicky Gutteridge Venue Canford Heath Community BH17 8EU

Serena 4th Birthday Party Poole

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Hi Richard, just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for Serena’s party yesterday, you kept the kids engaged and entertained and Everyone kids and adults loved it and had a great time. Can’t wait for the next one x Victoria Hopson – Venue Hamworthy Labour Club BH15 4LF

Poole childrens entertainers

Myself and six other Bournemouth and Poole based childrens entertainers pooled all our different talents to put on a show at Poole High School Theatre. The show was to help fund-raise for a local charity Amelia’s Rainbow.
A charity started by Karl and Chantel Cox in memory of their daughter Amelia who passed away in 2010 of Neuroblastoma.
We meet regularly to chat about the business of entertaining children as well as organising evenings out. We have all built a great friendship and often will recommend each other for parties and events if we are not able to fill the booking.
Months of planning, sharing ideas and publicising the show resulted in a sell out show to 300 Mums. Dads and children attending the first “BEN Family Variety Show“
We entertained the audience with a mix of comedy, magic, balloon modelling, juggling and audience participation and lots more. The show was a huge success with all proceeds from ticket sales going to Amelia’s Rainbow
The acts, Mr Merlin, Jamie Jigsaw, Krazy Kev, Philip Dixon (Get Up and Groove), Jules the Entertainer, Jamie Jambo, Pete Matthews & myself.
You can see from the photos we had a lot of fun and the audience were all very complimentary and eager for us to repeat the show.

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happy new year 2017 from Party Time for Kids

At Party Time For Kids we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year.

Maybe a bit late but catching after a busy schedule of Christmas and Birthday parties.

2016 was another busy year and a big thank you to the new clients who have booked me for their children’s party. Also a large amount of parents returning to us to rebook or to entertain a brother or sister of previous birthday child. More new schools have been added to our regular roster of end of term events. These are mostly recommendations from a birthday party. We have added new themes due to high demand including Trolls and for older children our super cool UV/Neon parties have been a great success.

We are always looking for ways to improve or add to our list of childrens themed parties and are working on a best friends Teddys Bears Picnic Birthday party especially for the little ones.

If you are looking for birthday party entertainment in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset, Southampton, Hampshire or the surrounding areas please check the website or look at us on Facebook.

For a change instead of writing about other events in the year below are just a few photos taken through the year .

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In other words my life in pictures

Thank You

Richard Welsh


Competition -Win Family Ticket To Paultons Park

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At Party Time For Kids we are very excited with our new promo-video!

In fact, so much we are going to launch a competition to win A Family Ticket ( 2 Adult +2 kids ) to the award winning Paultons Park in Hampshire.

To win, all you need to do is ‘like and share’ our video on Facebook. Closing date is Friday 30th April 2016 – the winner will be picked at random and announced on our Face Book page on 1st May 2016.

Only one entry per person. Good Luck