|Mig Kimpton’s history
Mig Kimpton has spent over thirty years working in theatre. From his first job at the Bristol Hippodrome, making coffee and tearing tickets. In the interim, he has run West End theatres, including The Arts Theatre, The Playhouse at Charing Cross, managed tours for Lesley Joseph, Sandi Toksvig, Sian Phillips, Janet Street Porter and Lily Savage, and has toured with Sir Ian McKellen in the UK, South Africa and on Broadway. He has also worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company in a variety of contracts.
As producer, Mig has been responsible for many charity galas, including ten Stonewall Equality Shows at the Royal Albert Hall. In 1993 he joined with Kevin Spacey and Sir Elton John to produce a Grand Concert at the Old Vic Theatre, and was Associate Producer on Aladdin at the Old Vic starring Sir Ian McKellen. He has produced three plays at the Arts Theatre, recently Storm in a Flower Vase based on the life of Constance Spry.
Mig also has a life long passion and career with flowers: he is a floral designer and demonstrator and has won many awards, including ten prestigious medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Following giving up theatre in 2014, he is now concentrating on his floral career. He is currently horticultural adviser and Flower Show Manager for Aztec Events Garden Shows, that includes Blenheim Palace Flower Show and National Flower Show at Hylands House, Chelmsford. This year Mig leads a team to stage a large exhibit on behalf the National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies’ at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. At the end of the year he hits the road with his floral tour.
Recently Mig completed his popular floral tour, “Festive Floral Roadshow – the beanstalk tale’, he is now planning a special summer tour - ’That’s the Way to do it ’ which will see him visit some seaside towns - booking will open in the new year.