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  1. Ever feel like you were born in the 'wrong era'? Would you love some escapism from the stresses of modern life? Fancy learning authentic vintage dances, but hate the idea of dancing with a partner? (or find that you always want to lead?!) The word 'exercise' make you feel queasy, but still want all the benefits of getting fitter and being more active? (if possible without having to wear lycra?!) Been put off dance classes because you're anxious about having 'two left feet', or worry it might feel too intimidating? Whether you want to shake your tailfeather or party like it’s 1929, ‘Charleston a Go-Go!’ has the retro dance craze class for you… Inspired by the flapper girls of the 1920s to the shimmy shaking go-go dancers of the 60s, my upbeat, high energy dance classes guarantee fun, fitness, and the chance to learn some of the most iconic dance moves of all time! Expect the chance to be 'in the moment' and escapism from the stresses of modern life, all the benefits of exercise without having to 'exercise', and an incredible mood, energy and confidence boost – all set to a toe-tapping soundtrack of feel good retro music. Classes currently available in Woodseats, and brand new classes coming to Hillsborough this April. FREE taster sessions available - visit www.charlestonagogo.com or email charlestonagogo@hotmail.com for more details Keep shakin' that thing! Caroline x
  2. On Saturday 15th June Burly Q invites you to the Abbeydale Picture House to walk amongst the ghosts of cinema past... Join us in celebrating 10 incredible years of sell out events, with a unique evening inspired by the magic, spectacle and elegance of vintage cinema and Vaudevillian theatre. The event will take place in the main auditorium of the Abbeydale Picture House- a historic Grade II listed building, a former cinema of the early 20th century, and presently the only one of its era left in Sheffield. Each ticket sold for the event will include a small Restoration Levy in support of CADs and their ongoing project to restore the venue to its former glory.Starring a handpicked cast of the UK's most celebrated, headlining performers from the worlds of burlesque, drag, comedy, cabaret and magic, this promises to be an unmissable event, and truly, "A variety show like no other!" Exposed MagazineFEATURING:JOE BLACK - Gin drinking cabaret darling, musical comedy misfit, drag clown and acid tongued ringmaster HAVANA HURRICANE - International burlesque performer, and one shimmy shakin’, earth quakin’ whirlwind guaranteed to blow you awayAUDREY HEARTBURN - Witness award-winning musical comedian Tracey Collins' hilarious new cabaret character, and her tear-streaked rampage in pursuit of love THE GLAMOURISTS - Multi-award winning magician Oliver Tabor and dazzling burlesque starlet Vicky Butterfly create sophisticated dreamlike performancesKIKI LOVECHILD - Professional idiot, and one of the most lovable clowns on the cabaret circuit. From historical vaudeville performances to quirky puppet-based ‘Furlesque’MISSA BLUE - Recently voted the No. 1 Most Influential Burlesque Industry Figure in Europe, MisSa Blue is a true pioneer in the burlesque world, and the first sword swallower to be invited to perform at the prestigious Burlesque Hall of Fame event in Las Vegas(Please note, the line up is subject to change)BOOKING TICKETS - £22.00 (plus booking fee/ Restoration Levy)Doors – 7.00 pm Show - 8.00pmSuitable for age 18 + onlyReserved Cinema SeatingSeats will be allocated in order of purchase - don't delay if you want the best seats in the (picture) house!Book at www.burlyq.co.uk
  3. Lose yourself in the opulence of the Gin House this festive season, and indulge in a delightfully daring evening of escapist entertainment… Burly Q Sheffield is delighted to return to the glamorous surrounds of the Art Deco City Hall ballroom on Saturday 15th December, as we step back in time to the wild abandon and hedonism of the Golden Age of Jazz. With dazzling vintage showgirls, uproarious comedy and breathtaking spectacle, expect an irresistible blend of internationally renowned burlesque, vaudeville, live music and circus stars in, “A variety show like no other!” (Exposed magazine.) Feeling decadent? VIP dining tickets include priority seating and two course dining options, and we are delighted to offer a Prohibition era inspired, gin-soaked cocktail menu - think Mint juleps, Martinis and Gin Rickeys – oh my! Complete your evening by kicking up your heels and make the dance floor jump, wiggle and shake into the early hours, with our 100% vinyl vintage inspired DJs. FULL TICKET DETAILS AND BOOKING VIA SHEFFIELD CITY HALL, OR FIND US ONLINE AT BURLY Q DOT CO DOT UK!
  4. Indulge in a delightfully daring evening of escapist entertainment this festive season… Burly Q Sheffield is delighted to return to the glamorous surrounds of the Art Deco Sheffield City Hall ballroom on Saturday 9th December, with an exquisite line up of award-winning, internationally acclaimed performers. With dazzling showgirls, uproarious comedy, enchanting magic and breathtaking spectacle, expect an irresistible blend of the UK’s most exceptional burlesque, cabaret and circus stars in, “A variety show like no other!” (Exposed Magazine.) Complete your evening with two course dining options, and make the dance floor jump, wiggle and shake into into the early hours with our 100% vinyl vintage inspired DJs. It’s time to dress up, step out and expect the unexpected! STARRING: Bettsie Bon Bon - bump and grinding showgirl Coco Deville - award-winning cabaret chameleon Billy Kidd - magic and illusions to excite and perplex Sir Leopold Aleksander - strongman, circus artist and all round paragon of gentlemanly conduct Elsie Diamond - stunning vocals, vintage sparkle and cheeky Northern charm! Velma Von Bon Bon - tour-de-force in Neo-burlesque hilarity The Bees Knees - London's finest flappers kick the 1920's into the modern day! (Line up subject to change) Doors and Dining – 7.30 pm Show Time - 9.00pm Further details and tickets via the Sheffield City Hall Website Suitable for age 18 +
  5. Hi, yes, Walkley Club is currently closed but is reopening under new management at the beginning of September :0)
  6. Now in our 8th year of sell out shows, Burly Q Sheffield invites you to get your geek on for an evening of burlesque, nerdlesque, circus and drag in, 'Blessed are the Freaks and Geeks!' on Saturday 23rd September. Dedicated to all the misfits, miscreants, nerds, oddballs, eccentrics and outsiders, we will be celebrating those who blaze their own trail. From Hollywood icons to sci-fi blockbusters nothing will be sacred, and there will be some extraordinarily brilliant and bonkers treats in store… Even by Burly Q standards! FEATURING: JOE BLACK - Gin drinking cabaret darling, musical comedy misfit, drag clown and acid tongued ringmaster ARRAN SHURVINTON – Spooky strutter, loveable monster maker, and creepy creature impersonator ULRIKE STORCH – foot juggler extraordinaire, Marlene Dietrich double, and all round super human FELICITY FURORE - The lovechild of Jessica Rabbit and Austin Powers. Burlesque, glamour, ridiculousness- all rolled into one. DEMI NOIRE - burlesquer, dancer and fire performer who makes her audience giggle, scream and shout! LILLY SNATCHDRAGON - Neo -burlesque drag performer who enjoys long walks on the beach, British Passports and debunking controversial stereotypes… And your hostess for the evening… The original Yorkshire Tease, and recently crowned ‘Bohemian Queen of Burlesque’, AMBER TOPAZ! Anticipate hip shaking boundless energy, stunning vocals, saucy comedy shenanigans, and the winning song from this year’s Alternative Eurovision Song Competition…?! PLUS! To round off the evening’s entertainment DJs Cherryred and Den Iniquity will make the dance floor jump, wiggle and shake, with all vinyl DJ sets of rock and roll, R and B, swing and big band. PLUS! Best dressed prizes – get your geek on! Tickets are priced at £17 for a guaranteed reserved table seat, and are on sale via our website - google Burly Q Sheffield and you can't miss us! REMEMBER – seats are allocated in the order of booking, the early burly bird gets the front row seats! VENUE: Walkley Working Men's Club, Providence Road Doors – 7.30 pm Show – 8.30 pm Dancing – 11.00 pm (approx.) ‘til late! (Please note that the line up is subject to change)
  7. Prepare your toes to tap, gob to smack and heart to skip a beat! For one night only Burly Q Sheffield presents a feel good evening of sass, slink and spectacle celebrating the female of the species. With LIVE MUSIC, world-class cabaret and award winning circus. On Saturday 8th July we present an evening with the Tricity Vogue All-Girl Swing Band – plus very special guests Josephine Shaker and Jess Love! Led by ukulele strumming vintage songstress TRICITY VOGUE, the Tricity Vogue All-Girl Swing Band combine vintage swing sound, much loved 1920’a and 1930’s tunes, with pop numbers given the retro treatment, and many of Tricity’s cheeky originals. *AND THAT’S NOT ALL…!* Joining us for this exclusive evening are some incredibly special guests, who will be performing to LIVE accompaniment by the band.. Providing the killer rhythm, hot beats, and even hotter feet is dance floor delight, JOSEPHINE SHAKER - a scintillating syncopator of tap dance! Australian born circus star JESS LOVE has dazzled audiences around the world with her hula hoops and her has-to-be-seen-to-be-believed trick skipping! Delightfullly quirky, deliciously sassy and skilled to the brim. To round off the evening DJs Cherryred and Den Iniquity will make the dance floor jump, wiggle and shake with an all vinyl dance party. Venue – Queens Social Club Tickets are priced at £15 for a guaranteed reserved table seat, and are available exclusively through our website - please google Burly Q Sheffield! WE ARE RELEASING LIMITED TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT - WE ADVISE EARLY BOOKING! Doors – 7.30 pm Show – 8.30 pm Dancing ‘til late! Venue: Queens Road Social Club
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