Punch and Judy, barrel organ with puppets, games, children's shows & fabulous balloon sculptures.

Call 01235 530426 or 07816 108026


Terms and Conditions for engaging Twistopher (hereafter referred to as the artiste.)


The engagement agreement is sent in response to the client submitting the booking form. The engagement agreement is sent to the client as an offer of acceptance of the booking.


By completing the agreement, the client is agreeing to the terms set out therein.


The engagement offer will be reserved for a period of no more than 7 days and will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed agreement and deposit if applicable. (Usually 50% of the total fee) The balance is normally due no later than 7 days before the event and can be paid by bank transfer.


Cancellation Clauses


Once the engagement is confirmed, any cancellation on the part of the client will incur the full fee less any travel expenses. (In the event of the artiste obtaining a replacement booking of equal or greater value, then the fee will be refunded less a 50 pounds administration fee)


In the unlikely event that the artiste is unable to fulfil the engagement due to illness or unforeseen circumstances, if you wish it, every effort will be made to find a suitable replacement artiste.


It may not be possible to find someone who will cover the event at the same price. In this case the client will be responsible for any extra cost.


Rider For Outdoor Events


The client shall be responsible for providing shelter / shade for inclement or extreme weather.

It is not possible to do balloon twisting in the rain, hot sun, extreme cold or high wind.


Although not ideal, the Punch and Judy, booth offers some protection, but please note very few people will stay and watch a show in the rain. If it is showery rain, it is best to delay the show time until the rain has cleared. If it is exceptionally windy, it may be to dangerous to erect the booth. Alternative entertainment will be offered.  If the weather is looking wet for the whole day of the event, it is best to locate the show under a covered area where your guests can also stay dry.


The barrel organ and Children's Show props cannot be allowed to get wet. If it is light rain and not strong winds, Twistopher can attach a large umbrella to the organ trolley. If heavy rain is expected, it is best to locate the organ under a covered area where your guests can also stay dry.


If the artiste is unable to perform because of the lack of adequate protection from the weather, the client shall be liable for the full fee.


If the client cancels the booking due to weather conditions before the artiste has set out for the event, the full fee less any travel cost will be payable.



General Balloon Twisting Conditions


Twisting is not done as a stage show but rather as an interactive, entertaining spectacle either in mix and mingle style or in a fixed location. If the client does not express a preference, the artiste will judge at the event, the best format to use. Please note that in some circumstances if the demand is high, it is not possible to mix and mingle. as a crowd will gather and prevent the artiste from freely moving around.


At public and large events, it is not possible to provide a balloon for everyone. Twistopher will try to judge the demand and choose the sophistication of the sculptures in accordance and allowing for the time constraint of the booking. Despite this, lengthy queues do often occur as Twistopher's balloon models are so desirable.


At parties / smaller events, if a balloon model is required for every guest, it is imperative that the client and artiste have agreed on how many people are in attendance. This is necessary to fulfil everyone within the specified time and to provide the best service


If the number of guests exceeds the agreed amount, it may be possible for the artiste to work extra time at the appropriate rate. This must be formally agreed and is not always possible due to other commitments. Barring this, the artiste will not be expected to work over the time paid.


The artiste is entitled to comfort / refreshment breaks.

A responsible adult must be in attendance at all times, the artiste is not liable for the supervision of children.


Balloons are not recommended for children under 3.


The artiste is obliged to advise the following health and safety information

"Warning! Children under eight years can choke or suffocate on un-inflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep un-inflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once."


Allergy Advise - Balloons are made from Pure Latex

Copyright 2018

Christine Belcher.