International Sword Swallowers Day 2016

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Johnny Strange celebrated International Sword Swallowers Day 2016 at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! in Blackpool this year.

Sword Swallowers Day is one day every year where sword swallowers from around the world gather at Ripley’s Believe it or not! museums to demonstrate the art of sword swallowing.

 

He demonstrated the ancient and deadly art of sword swallowing for spectators throughout  the day before wowing the audience by attempted to set his ninth, and so far possibly his most dangerous, Guinness World Record to date. He managed to swallow a stainless steel blade measuring a phenomenal 61cm long, just over 2 feet in length, to the bottom of his stomach.
Image by Jordan Gott

Check out what some of the press said about it here;
The News Shopper
Kent Online
The Reporter
This Is London
Lancashire Telegraph
Mediazink
Ripleys Believe It Or Not!


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A Valentines Day Budapest

Johnny Strange has just come back from Budapest, Hungary, with Eve Elle were they performed a series of shows with the Theatre of Wonder at Lurdy Haz.
Over the weekend the duo performed an alternative form of Valentines Day entertainment for attendees of the 6th International Budapest Tattoo Convention, the largest one to date.

This show also marked Johnny Strange’s 4th performance at the convention in as many years, and once again proved
to be an audience favourite.

You can check out the video below to see parts of the show as well as seeing what the weekends event also had to offer, Video by Bagaba27.

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Adrenaline Junkies

Johnny Strange recently had the pleasure of sharing the stage with fellow ‘adrenaline junkie’, Parkour founder and all round adventure-man, Sebastien Foucan.

The two were performing as part of ITV’s Big Day Out at the legendary Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire.


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