These Iconic Drag, Cabaret And Circus Shows Are Happening In Manchester

Laura O'Neill Laura O'Neill

These Iconic Drag, Cabaret And Circus Shows Are Happening In Manchester

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Add a little razzle-dazzle to your night out with this epic collection of drag, cabaret and circus shows. From the boy toy bottomless brunch to an adults-only circus, there’s a whole host of excellent events happening in Manchester.

1. Cirque du Vulgar (February 28)

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Imagine if the circus were only for grown-ups… Cirque du Vulgar is a night of risqué live entertainment, featuring stunning strip-tease routines, electrifying daredevil stunts and filthy comedy which will take you on a journey to another world. For one night only under the Big Top, this new production blends modern circus acts with outrageous adult humour for an unforgettable experience! Get your tickets here.

2. Bougie Drag Bottomless Brunch (March 7)

Bring it, queens! Every month, the fabulous Eden is the destination for the No.1 drag-day-out, presented by London’s leading queens Tayce, Cara Melle, Honey Foxx and more guests from Manchester. Together, they deliver their struts, lip-syncing, and all-over catwalk sassiness for your Saturday afternoon pleasure! Hit the ticket link for your exclusive entry into the beautiful world of Bougie Drag Brunch and enjoy games, competitions and dance-offs. Work it baby! Book your tickets here.

3. Cirque du So Gay (February 28)

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You’re invited into a world of fantasy and fun for a night of spellbinding performances at Tribeca Bar in Sackville Street. Expect everything from singers to fire breathers, who’ll be performing dangerous and exciting acts for your entertainment.

With unmissable shows from some of Manchester’s top acts including Madame Kelsea and Ophelia there’ll be everything to keep audience members on their toes and howling with laughter. Click here for tickets.

4. Pandora’s Door Valentines Cabaret (February 20)

Pandora’s Door will return for one night only with a special Valentine’s edition of its unforgettable show. Featuring Burlesque sensation, Ms Betsy Rose, Mr Luke Meredith as your host, Jizmik as your naughty drag queen and, of course, cupid, the show combines the best bits of circus, cabaret and drag. So whether you’re in a couple or lapping it up with your friends, you’re guaranteed belly laughs, delicious drinks and eye full of talent. Dare you enter through Pandora’s Door? Click here to get your tickets.

5. The Circus of Horrors (March 1)

The spectacular promises an amazing amalgamation of bizarre and fantastic circus acts including sword swallowers, herculean women and demon dwarfs all woven into a sensational shock/horror storey featuring the darkest of magic.

With sensational aerialists, knife throwers and twisted contortionists, organisers are promising a rock ‘n’ roll roller coaster of a show with a mainly original soundscape, which will be performed with the acts’ forked tongues firmly in their cheeks. Click here to get your tickets.

6. Boy Toy Bottomless Brunch (March 7)

The hottest bottomless brunch in Manchester is here… experience the full package! At Boy Toy Brunch they know how to have fun… The gorgeous Boy Toys – from male dancers and acrobats to waiters and performers – are here to please, and boy, do they please!

With four hours of spicy fun and entertainment, plus hosting and performances from the fabulous drag host-with-the-most Miss Honey The Foxx, the Boy Toy Brunch guarantees an afternoon packed full of dreamy delights, games, DJ & dancing, with a side-order of guac.

Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable girls’ or boys’ day out, a celebration for a hen party or birthday, or just a reason to get your groove on. Hit the link to grab your tickets today!

7. CabaGay (February 14)

You are officially invited to the first ever Valentine’s CabaGay! This will be a night infused with comedy, burlesque, live music, drag, and other amazing acts from around the world. Tickets include a complimentary glass of Prosecco on entry. Get your tickets here.

8. Twisted Whispers Vaudeville (February 22)

Twisted Whispers Vaudeville is an eclectic spectacle of entertainment in the heart of Manchester that will be serving up a variety of acts to entrance you from start to finish! Bringing together some of the greatest acts in showbusiness alongside Manchester home-grown talent, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. From the beautiful to the bizarre, the classy to the creative, and the queer to the creepy, the evening will be brimming with burlesque, drag, aerial, sideshow and more to stimulate your curiosity and enthral your mind! Click here to get your tickets.

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