What is it like to be Funny Peculiar?

Harlow Playhouse / Thu 10th Sep 2015 at 12:45pm

By Louise Painter and Jack Eveleigh

Interviewing Vivien and Vivianne.
AKA: Simon and Lucy.

What was the starting point of Funny Peculiar?

Paschale Straiton, from Brighton, was inspired by the eccentric background of the town and its people. She decided to delve deeper into eccentricity and find other people around the country who are also eccentric. It started as a joke tour of Brighton but ended up becoming a country wide event with towns ranging from bath, to Stoke-on-Trent and even to Margate.

How do people react to Funny Peculiar?

“People called Funny Peculiar “a fun thing to do” and “a lovely shop and expedition.” Older people tend to be more interested and range from the ages 24 to 70. Most of the visitors however tend to be 40+.

“Older people tend to go the Funny peculiar more since they have more stories to tell with the years that they have been alive.

What is so good about Funny Peculiar?

It allows people to explore their fun side and let out their inner creativity. We help people to look at the world through new eyes.”

Where does Funny Peculiar see itself in the future?

“Funny peculiar plans to go further through the UK to measure our eccentric but other then that, no plans have been made to go overseas.

“Funny peculiar is only a short life thing, but the legacy will live on.”

Funny Peculiar

Thursday 24th September at 12.30pm

Friday 25th September at 12.30pm and 3.30pm

Saturday 26th September at 12.30pm and 3.30pm
Price: £8 + booking Fee
Info & booking: http://www.playhouseharlow.com

Suitable for 13+

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