London Burlesque Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST MAY 2015

ADDRESS
, 25 Red Lion Square, Soho, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL
 
 
SITE
www.londonburlesquefest.com
 
TWITTER
 
Dates:
 until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
Shows from £11 | Big Burlesque Day Out, Sat 24th May £4
 
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London Burlesque FestivalMadame JoJo's may have sadly closed but that doesn't mean burlesque is a dying art - for the London Burlesque Festival returns and is running for an extended period (increased from ten days to two weeks) in 2015, brought to you by the infamous King of Burlesque, Chaz Royal, the man behind the hilariously named 'Pavabotti - The Naked Tenor'. What was initially a weekend of glitz, vaudeville and sizzling striptease is now a whole two weeks of raucous exotic entertainment showcasing the very best in British burlesque and beyond. Taking place at more venues than last year - Dingwalls, The Grand Hall, Kings Cross, Fiddlers Elbow, Bush Hall and Conway Hall - the festival opens and closes with glittering ceremonies. Further highlights include the Best of British, with a display of the most talented and unique burlesque and variety acts from London and the rest of the UK; Hollywood Revive, an evening of star-studded glamour to play tribute to the greatest film stars from the silver screen; and Twisted Cabaret, the weird and wonderful scene of alternative cabaret. The festival also includes the Big Burlesque Day Out at Conway Hall, a day event including a vintage market, music and cocktails. If you crave suspenders, stockings, whips, lace, red lips, lascivious ladies, pert posteriors and a bit of a slap 'n' tickle then this is the event for your diary.

 

About Conway Hall

Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen in honour of Moncure Daniel Conway, anti-slavery advocate, out-spoken supporter of free thought and biographer of Thomas Paine. More about Conway Hall

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Underground Stations

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Holborn Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Farringdon Rail
 
11 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Conway Hall events

     
    Dotdotdot Flamenco Company: No FrillsDotdotdot Flamenco Company: No FrillsPerformance of flamenco stripped down to its bare essence featuring Noemi Luz, Magdalena Mannion, and Yinka Esi Graves.2015-07-08T19:45:00+01002015-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
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    Dotdotdot Flamenco Company: No Frills
    Facts And Fantasy About Your Diet And HealthFacts And Fantasy About Your Diet And HealthThis event will explore how recent advances in the science of microbes change our understanding of health and disease, and give a revolutionary approach to losing weight and staying slim.2015-07-09T19:30:00+01002015-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
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    Facts And Fantasy About Your Diet And Health
    GolemGolemLuke Dixon directs Richard Waring's solo show based on a Jewish folk tale.2015-07-12T16:00:00+01002015-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
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    Golem
    Science In Wonderland: The Scientific Fairy Tales Of Victorian BritainScience In Wonderland: The Scientific Fairy Tales Of Victorian BritainLearn how Victorian writers captured the excitement of new scientific discoveries.2015-07-13T19:30:00+01002015-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
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    London Thinks - The Science And Ethics Of Doctor WhoLondon Thinks - The Science And Ethics Of Doctor WhoSamira Ahmed will grill authors Simon Guerrier and Dr Marek Kukula about the ethics of using science in war - both real and in Doctor Who.2015-07-29T19:30:00+01002015-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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