Managing Director and proprietor
Farmer Studios Limited
President of the Themed Entertainment Association -
European Division. Nick Farmer is Managing Director of Farmer
Studios Ltd., a full service design and build themed entertainment
company in Leicester, UK. The company is one of Europe's leading
attraction design and production facilities and is considered a
complete one-stop shop. The wide range of themed entertainment
services offered by the company are primarily a result of Farmer's
curiosity and passion for all things creative and technical.
He started his working life in accountancy, but resigned the day
he qualified, desperately seeking a career where laughter could be
Farmer then joined UK toy manufacturer Palitoy Ltd., a
subsidiary of General Mills late toy division, and spent seven
years marketing, licencing and exporting brand leading toys.
In 1976, an obsession with having his own business resulted in
the formation of Farmer Studios.
Farmer Studios primarily serves visitor attractions,
exploratoriums, museums, theme parks and major retailers.
Projects are undertaken entirely in-house, from original concepts
to final installation and commissioning worldwide. The company
designs, produces and builds animatronics, scenery, costume,
interactive exhibits, lighting, sound, video and graphics, and
are considered a one-stop shop.
Currently the company is working on space exhibits for
Leicester Space Centre and Valencia Science Museum, interactives
for the Museum of Docklands, rides for various parks and
attractions in the UK, the Continent and in Scandinavia.
A multimedia and special effect preshow for the new visitor
centre Lomond Shores at Loch Lomond is due to open in April.
21st January 2002
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