This dynamic musical documentary follows five Gypsy bands from four countries who unite for the Gypsy Caravan as they take their show around North America for a six-week tour, astounding every audience they meet. Their musical styles range from flamenco to brass band, Romanian violin to Indian folk. They celebrate the best in Gypsy culture and the diversity of the Romani people in an explosion of song and dance.
The official companion to the hit TV show, Peaky Blinders. Packed full of unseen images, behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with the cast and creators of the show. By order of the Peaky Blinders… Walk through The Garrison’s smoky saloon bar doors and onto the filthy, choking streets of Birmingham, past the fire-belching factories and along the canals and away to the horse fairs and gypsy caravan sites… By Order of the Peaky Blinders is the first official book to take fans to the shadowy corners of dark-hearted TV series. Focusing on the show’s four series, this is a storyboard of insider knowledge on the plots and production of the show, the striking and hugely influential sartorial look and the true history that inspired its creation and the characters depicted within the scripts. Step inside the show and discover more about the women of Peaky Blinders, the musical backdrop as well as the social footnotes played out during the series, from PTSD and post-war Britain, drug addiction, gambling, poverty, gang culture as well as 1920s Birmingham.
This hilarious comedy series features Matt Lucas as an eccentric and penniless character who is experiencing the full effect of life with no money. Housed in a caravan along with his loyal butler, Hove (Alex Macqueen), Pompidou is a unique show which is described by the Guardian as being “unlike any other currently on TV”. The show is filled with light-hearted humour and visual gags, leaving out the need for any unnecessary scripted lines and helping viewers release their inner child. Matt Lucas is Pompidou in this superb visual comedy series, a penniless aristocrat living in a broken-down caravan on his now-crumbling estate. Kept company by his long-serving and loyal butler, Hove and his devoted Afghan Hound Marion, when there’s no food and no money, or no heat and no money; or no money and no money, what’s a man like Pompidou to do? He looks to the lottery or turns up an antique; he takes on a blind date or empties his cupboards for a jumble sale. But whatever he does, Pompidou embraces a whole new world of laughter as he tries to turn his life around. The undeniably silly show is an all-visual comedy with barely any dialogue involved, making it a unique watch that is guaranteed to make you laugh. Immerse yourself in the comedy genius that is Matt Lucas and release your inner child with Pompidou. Episodes: Series One: Hunger Lottery The Bowl The Date Hoarder Cold
EXPERIENCE a time when our nation was fully united - with an authentic Roadshow & Radio Broadcast - the songs, dances and laughs America has loved for over 70 years!Our award-winning 1942 homage to the days of Bob Hope and war-bond drives features Broadway Veterans Jody Madaras & Valerie Hill, a cast of New York voices, the rich sounds of the 9-piece LIVE Hollywood Victory Caravan Big Band Orchestra, "Ollie" the U.S. Navy Jeep, classic commercials, tight harmonies, Broadway-style tap dancing impromptu skits, and 42 of the Greatest American songs ever written -- not to mention a full-circle patriotic salute to the American way of life. COME CELEBRATE the U.S.A. with The ALL HANDS ON DECK! Show!Awards received:Branson's 2017 Branson Terry Music Award WinnerBranson's 2017 "Most Patriotic Show" (Branson Show Awards)
A vital part of caravan-based trade was the caravanserai – small settlements built in the desert to act as resting stops for traders and travelers passing along the established trade routes. These settlements meant that people could travel greater distances and trade more freely.Tour Dubai offers guests an amazing chance to visit our very own Dubai desert caravanserai, created with a flair of modern luxury so you can learn about the history of the region while enjoying full Emirati hospitality.Travel with us from your hotel out into the desert camp, a short distance from the city and experience our caravanserai for yourself. We offer an evening of traditional entertainment, such as a belly dancing show, a fire show and Tanura dancing. To top off your night, we’ll also provide a fabulous banquet dinner for you to enjoy while taking in the atmosphere.
Welcome to an evening extravaganza that will surely leave a mark in your life worth remembering!!We pick you in our four wheel drives, toppling over the high dunes we guarantee your spirits fly beyond your wildest imagination with lots of fun and excitement. Pause to enjoy the glorious view of sunset over this tranquil solitude. We then proceed to Al Hadeerah Restaurant, Bab Al shams Resort. Enjoy authentic Arabian cuisine and the sizzle of live barbecuing and prepare to be mesmerize with a spectacular line up of live entertainment Tanoura DancerLive Arabic BandHorse & Camel Caravan Show on the dunesFalcon DisplayCamel RidingHorse RidingBelly DancerAccess to the Heritage Museum
Learn about a fascinating part of regional history and see the stunning desert setting firsthand, with incredible catered Dubai Caravan Safari.For many years, caravans were used to follow set trade routes throughout the region. These routes formed the foundation of empires and helped to spread culture, wealth and influence far and wide. As the journeys could take weeks or months, small settlements, known as ‘Caravanserai’ were established strategically throughout the harsh desert landscape for traders to rest, trade and recuperate for the long trip ahead.Now, guests have the unique opportunity to see stunningly recreated Caravanserai with a modern luxury twist, in an authentic desert setting. Guests will be able to enjoy various different entertainment acts, many of which are traditional to the region, such as belly dancing, Tanura dancing and a daring fire show. Sit down to a mouth-watering luxury banquet and enjoy the entertainment.
Start the morning by retracing the footsteps of Bedouin and their beloved camels on a traditional camel caravan through the desert. Along the way, learn about the cultural significance of these ships of the desert and hear stories about the traditions of Bedouin life in the Dubai desert. Unmount your camel to set up traditional majlis (Arabic for place of sitting) and enjoy an intimate falcon show where you get to ask a local Emirati everything about the importance of falconry and witness the falcon flying.Arrive at a Bedouin village where your hosts will greet you with Arabic dates and coffee. Built out of raw materials like goats hair and is based next to a beautiful desert oasis in the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve. View live cooking demonstrations and take part in the preparation of an authentic breakfast. Share the meal with Bedouin and afterwards learn the Ayala dance, listen to their stories and music and soak up the beauty of the desert oasis.
Start the journey late afternoon as you join a traditional camel caravan to traverse the desert sand dunes. Stop along to way to set up traditional majlis (Arabic for a place of sitting) to enjoy a sunset falcon show. Learn about the significance of falconry in Dubai and watch these majestic birds in full flight.Arrive at a traditional Bedouin village, built out of raw materials like goat hair, based next to a beautiful desert oasis in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve. In the Bedouin village learn about popular spices and handicrafts which were important elements for survival in the desert. Watch the preparation of a typical Bedouin dinner at live cooking stations. Listen to stories shared by Bedouin and even learn a traditional performance in a close encounter with these legends of Arabia, known for their resourcefulness and hospitality. End the evening with an Astronomy session and learn about how Bedouin relied on the stars for storytelling and navigation.