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
 
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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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Holborn Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Farringdon Rail
 
11 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
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    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And GermanLanguage Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And GermanLunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced.2015-08-30T12:00:00+01002015-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
    Ongoing
    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And German
    The Inventor Of The Zombie: The Life And Times Of William B Seabrook: Pervert, Drunk, Cannibal, OccuThe Inventor Of The Zombie: The Life And Times Of William B Seabrook: Pervert, Drunk, Cannibal, OccuAn informative talk given by Roger Luckhurst.2015-09-08T19:30:00+01002015-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
    On Soon
    The Inventor Of The Zombie: The Life And Times Of William B Seabrook: Pervert, Drunk, Cannibal, Occu
    St Paul's QuartetSt Paul's QuartetThe string quartet, featuring violinists, Beatrix Lovejoy and Catherine Morgan, viola player, Felix Tanner and cellist, Benjamin Chappell plus guest cellist, Benedict Rogerson play Haydn Quartet in D and Schubert Quintet in C.2015-09-13T18:30:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
    On Soon
    St Paul's Quartet
    Piano AuctionPiano AuctionAn opportunity to purchase second-hand Steinways.2015-09-17T12:00:00+01002015-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
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    Free EventOn Soon
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    God And The Bible: TalkGod And The Bible: TalkThe Centre for Inquiry UK, Conway Hall Ethical Society and the British Humanist Association present a day log conference.2015-09-19T11:00:00+01002015-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
    On Soon
    God And The Bible: Talk
    Camerata Alma VivaCamerata Alma VivaThe orchestra plays Mozart's Divertimento and Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, followed by Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony in C minor, directed by Charlotte Maclet.2015-09-20T18:30:00+01002015-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
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    On Soon
    Camerata Alma Viva
    When Britain Leaves The EU: TalkWhen Britain Leaves The EU: TalkAn informative talk.2015-09-22T19:30:00+01002015-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
    When Britain Leaves The EU: Talk
    Richter QuartetRichter QuartetThe string quartet play Haydn Quartet in C, Smetana Quartet No1 in E minor and Beethoven Quartet in E minor, featuring violinists, Dimitar Burov and Hristiana Geourguieva, viola player, Joel Sultanian and cellist, Zela Terry.2015-09-27T18:30:00+01002015-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
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    On Soon
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    Artur PizarroArtur PizarroPiano recital from the Portuguese musician, followed by an informal Q&A which will be conducted by Claire Jackson, editor of International Piano magazine.2015-09-29T19:00:00+01002015-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
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    Free EventOn Soon
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    Werther EnsembleWerther EnsembleThe ensemble performs Messiaen's Quartet For The End Of Time.2015-10-11T18:30:00+01002015-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Conway Hall, 25  Red Lion Square  Holborn    WC1R 4RL
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    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And German
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    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from Conway Hall

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    Geoffrey Preston: Lines Of Beauty
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

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    Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 8 minutes walk from Conway Hall

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    No Colour Bar: Black British Art In Action 1960-1990
    Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2016 

    Guildhall Art Gallery 8 minutes walk from Conway Hall

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

    Theatre Royal Drury Lane 9 minutes walk from Conway Hall

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    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 10 minutes walk from Conway Hall

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