"Pecan Pete, the last surviving English Cowboy in Wales" 

He takes you on a journey back to the days when the smell of gunpowder and the crack of a whip was the order of the day, join him on the trail of tears as he trains up hopeful cowgirls and cowgirls who want to join the posse …

Rope tricks, bouncing horses, lasso competitions, gun spinning , whip cracking stunts, target practice and lasso spinning all combine into a unique family show to suit all ages “ You’ve got to be good to be a Cowboy! “ ,

International award winning wild west shows from 8 to 35 minutes of cowboy comedy fun, perfect for stage, festivals, fetes and cabarets.

As featured on TV and film with unique whip cracking tricks, lasso spinning skills, gun spinning and audience participation, challenges and all round rip roaring family fun.

This international whip cracking champion has performed in Texas, Michigan, The Netherlands, Paris, Athens, London, the Czech Republic and all across the UK .


Shows can also include

The 20 foot bullwhip of doom,

Fire whip cracking,

Knife throwing demonstrations

A live knife throwing target double acts,

Blank firing Colt 45's,  


Recents appearances at : The Kingsman Golden Circle, Film Launch, Harpenden Carnival, The Magnificent Seven Film Launch, The Minsterly Show, The International Western Skills Festival, Margam Park Wild West Day, Cornbury Festival, Woodmancote Fete, and on  Good Morning Britain, The Graham Norton Show, The One Show etc and the award winning film "Billy The Kid,".

Technical details.

5mt X 5mt X minimum 4mt head height,

Level, flat or raked stage floor, deck or grassed area ( short cut with no clippings please )

Back drop with marquee or gazebo to the rear. ( gazebo can be provided with flag draped van as backdrop) Please note this is not an arena show,

Show length 35 minutes , Cabaret show available 8 - 15 minutes with or without audience participation.

Radio head mic required, a Portable PA can be provided for smaller venues. (100 covers )

Parking required adjacent to performance area for the show duration for ammunition and prop storage.

Clean, secure changing and welfare space please.

Also available with “The Wandering Wild West Workshop Wagon of Wonders or static Western Skills Workshops. Please see below :

Just wanted to say an enormous Thank You! for your act on Saturday , it was a great show and the event was very successful with record numbers attending
— Event Chairperson, Harpenden Carnival
Special mention must go to the cabaret “Pecan Pete” who was truly excellent; he kept the audience entertained throughout with a fantastic show filled with fun for the kids and adults alike. He is a real star and a must for any wild west themed event
— Royal College of Surgeons Family Wild West Day
A fantastic show with great skills and cowboy danger, well done on your much deserved award.
— Western Arts Club - Lladislav Gin


Pete is the UK’s International, European and UK National award winning champion whip cracker and professional Circus skills trainer.

He trains circus performers , stuntmen and stars of film and stage, for one to one training or event workshops please see the Workshop page    https://ahandfulofhats.squarespace.com/config#/|/western-skills/  

western Walkabout and Wild west sideshow Entertainment

The following are available as additional attractions or in some cases as an alternative to Walkabout entertainment

“Locked and Loaded” Meet and Greet with Winchesters, Bowies, and Colt 45’s to handle.

Pecan Pete wanders the range demostrating the cowboys tools of the trade with a tale or two of daring do… can you spin a Colt? rack a Winchester? know your backsight from your foresight? handle a Bowie? you soon wll … A fantastic “scene setter” for your Wild West themed event and a great way to welcome your guests.

The Wild West Wandering Workshop Wagon of Wonders!

A unique travelling side show of western skils where the Cowboy Pete moses up to his audience and with witty repartee soon has them cracking whips and spinning lassos, a perfect way to start your event as a charming Meet and Greet.

Wild West Workshops

Choose from Whip Cracking , Lasso spinning, Gun Spinning, Lasso throwing , Knife Throwing , Target Shooting , Axe throwing and Card Sharp throwing, available either as stand alone attractions for larger events or as a mixed skill workshop. Do please contact us to discuss your needs.

The Side Show Bob Shooting Gallery!

1 Using the famous “Red Rhyder” Winchester BB guns you can experience the kick of target shooting with our duck target range or take home you own memento target card (adults only)

2 For the younger cowboy and girl we have soft tipped crosbow target ranges

Cartoon Capers with Stinky Feet!

For real cartoon capers Pete is joined by “Stinky Feet”, the grumpy Toy Story character just got real with his wandering wild west workshop and his own comedy cowboy show, Contact us for more details .