The new Guinness Book has just been released, the Guinness Book of Records 2018, and once again Johnny Strange’s bizarre talents have seen him featured on it’s iconic pages.
This year the book features a ‘Feats of Strength’ chapter of the book, with Johnny representing the ‘heaviest weight lifted by…’ section.
“On 21 Aug 2016, daredevil performer Johnny Strange (UK) lifted a beer keg weighing 21.63kg (47 lb 10 oz) by his pierced ears at Norbreck Castle in Blackpool, UK. He beat his own record by 6.73kg (14lb 13 oz). No wonder Johnny’s known as ‘the man with ears of steel.”
One of Johnny’s other records featured in this years book is Johnny’s “The heaviest weight pulled by pierced ears” record from when he managed to drag a Cessna 172-P aircraft weighing in at over half a ton (677.8kg, 1,494.3lbs).
This Halloween season Johnny Strange is bringing back his Fright Night Freakshow to Cursed, Essex’s number 1 scare attraction.
For 9 nights, Wat Tyler Country Park will be transformed into a adrenaline fuelled award-winnging Halloween fright night experience for the fifth year running. The Fright Night Freakshow will be home to sword swallowers, snake charmers, contortionists, knife throwers, fire eaters and pain proof fakirs.
Holding host to some the finest sideshow performers from around the world this event is not one to be missed, so, step inside the tent and be transported straight back to the 1800’s and the heyday of the freakshow.
A brand new tattoo convention for 2017, the Cornwall Tattoo Convention was held at the picturesque Penryn University campus and boasted an impressive main stage, and outdoor stage, a separate convention hall as well as a whole host of outdoor food options. Johnny Strange and The Dolls UK were part of a line up consisting of live tattooing, music and graffiti workshops which proved to be a weekend to remember.
Back for the 4th year at Tat Con Blackpool, Johnny Strange brought some of his performer friends to create a sideshow by the seashore. Fire eaters, a contortionist, the pain-proof man, Madam Electra and her electric chair, burlesque performers, stilt walkers, a face painter, a walkabout magician and more.
Once again, held at Norbreck Castle on Queen’s Promenade this year featured live music from Sin Circus, Montagu, Eye The Bomb and Daybreaker.
Part of Alex Watt’s “Something…” series on the Isle of Wight; “Something Strange” was part Q&A, part cabaret, and all awesome. ‘An evening with…’ style show with Johnny Strange followed by a mix of incredible stunts and an official Guinness World Record attempt.
With support from The Isle of Wight’s very own The Ventnor Darlings and Alisha Bleue the show brought in an audience of all walks of life and supplied a huge mix of cabaret style performances.
Johnny Strange headed over to Fife in Scotland this week to perform for the folks over at Stagecoach Group.
Coming back to entertain for the second year running, this time Johnny brought Eve Elle to double the danger.
The daring duo performed stunts with broken glass and swords, enough to make your eyes water. From target whip cracking to scaling the ladder of swords this show was a marriage between danger and grace.
The Theatre of Wonder headed over to the Liverpool Tattoo Convention this year, bringing all kinds of weird and wacky stunts with them.
Johnny Strange was back at the Liverpool Tattoo Convention this year and this time he brought some friends. Eve Elle brought her bed of nails and ladder of swords, Charlie & Rachel Atlas performed their death defying knife throwing routine, Bloody Bones brought his unique flavour of humour to the stage along with his mouse trap of doom, and the Fuel Girls heated things up with a host of cosplay themed fire stunts.
Double trouble Guinness World Record breaking duo head to Spain for the first Benidorm Tattoo Convention.
Johnny Strange, “the man with ears of steel” and Elaine Davidson, “The most pierced woman in history”, flew out to sunny Spain to show off their Guinness World Record breaking piercings. Johnny Strange is known for lifting heavy weights and pulling vehicles with his ear piercings while Eline Davidson is known for being the most pierced woman in the world. Incase you are wondering, Elaine currently has over 11,000 piercings covering her face, arms, legs, chest and back and is the undisputed Guinness World Record holder for the “most pierced woman”.
A great weekend was had by all, with people enjoying everything from live bands to body painters, burlesque performers to fashion shows.