Burlesque Brighton

Published On May 6, 2014 | By We Love Brighton | Best of Brighton, Theatre & Arts Features, Things to do features

Burlesque has exploded in popularity over the last few years and especially so in Brighton where we embrace it with silkily gloved arms! Here we round up one off events, regular nights out and courses for everyone including hen parties, to turn you into a burlesque beauty! If you think we’ve missed anything or would like to have your say please use the comments section at the bottom of the page.
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Regular Nights

ScarletThe Silencing of Miss Scarlet Proud Cabaret

Proud Cabaret drops its guests right in the heart of a hard-boiled Murder Mystery every Thursday night. Following the mysterious death of poster girl and star performer, Miss Scarlet – the tension in the air has been noted by guests and maintenance staff alike, as rumour has it – she called a friend before her murder.

Every Thursday – 7pm – 10.30pm (Club night after until 2am)
£34 (Includes 3 course meal – £10 (Show only standing)
More info here

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Juke Joint Jamboree - MesmeristJuke Joint Jamboree Mesmerist

Taking you back to the dancehalls of New Orleans where the cats and kittens strut their stuff on a Saturday night. Expect vintage hits and boutique rarities from an era of high octane rhythm n blues and rock n roll records. Very much a party, all tied up by our resident wax spinner. From 10pm ‘Upstairs at The Mez’ hosts a different DJ each week and if that wasn’t enough expect the unexpected from one of our midnight shows, be it burlesque, circus, theatre or more!

Every Sat – 9pm – 2am – FREE!
More info here
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SpeakeasySpeakeasy – Proud Cabaret

Step inside and enjoy an evening of 1920s speakeasy entertainment! Beautiful burlesque and alluring cabaret with our fabulous 3-course menu and our vintage Prohibition cocktails will get you in the bootlegging spirit! So relax, grab a cocktail and let us treat you to some timeless entertainment! Illicit behavior and dressing to impress is encouraged! With show and dinner, Speakeasy is a roaring evening out!


Every second and fourth Fri
– 7pm – 10.30pm (Club night after until 2am)
£34 (Includes 3 course meal – £10 (Show only standing)

More info here
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Chat NoirLe Chat NoirProud Cabaret

Oh La La! Proud Cabaret Brighton takes a French twist on Saturday nights at Le Chat Noir! Our Parisian evening inspired by the first modern cabaret clubs will feature classic burlesque and vintage cabaret. Under the domed ceiling of our decadent ballroom you will be treated to a splendidly luxurious evening with flittering fans and nipple tassels, alongside top class variety. A magnifique evening of entertainment and luxury dining from our fabulous 3-course menu!

Every Sat – 7pm – 10.30pm (Club night after until 2am)
£49pp (Includes 3 course meal) – £10 (Show only, standing)
More info here
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Courses and Workshops

BordelloSingingPlatinum Pole Parties: Burlesque Course –  Funfair Club

Learn the age old art of striptease whilst bringing out your inner showgirl. Learn with Brighton’s ‘La Bordello Boheme’ giving you a real chance at performing on stage with professionals. They will work with you, choreographing routines which will then be brought to the stage. This 6 week course will transform you into a stunning siren – unleashing your inner and outer beauty and core confidence, including costume tips and hair and makeup as we prepare you to perform!

6 Week Courses throughout the year – £80 
More info here
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Seven Veils BeginnersBeginners BurlesqueThe Rock Inn

This course is aimed at anybody who would like to unleash her inner vixen. They also offer opportunities for those that wish to perform professionally whilst providing a safe and private environment for those that simply want to gain more self confidence or to spice things up at home!

 

4 Week Course new dates TBC – £60 per person / £50 if you bring a friend
More info here

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Hen Parties

Brighton BurlesqueBrighton Burlesque Dance Hen PartyVarious

Learn a sensual flirtatious routine with your very own Burlesque Dancing Experience. With feather boas and sexy poses this fun session will make you feel sexy through and through, learning the essential moves in Burlesque Dancing with a full body warm up to keep you supple. Then it’s ‘Showtime’ with your slinky walks and hip curls put all your practice into action by performing your full Burlesque routine, releasing the goddess within.

12-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm or 5-7pm on Saturdays and Sundays – From £98.95 pp (includes accommodation)
More info here

misshoneymoonBurlesque Hen Party ClassRegency Hotel

Two hours of glamorous Burlesque, kicked off with a demonstration performance by Miss Honey Moon. Then jump right in and learn a full performance using long satin evening gloves and feather boas as your props. You’ll get to play around with a variety of other props to get a feel for how different body movements work best for you.


£180(Minimum 6 people)
More info here
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burlesquehenpartyinbrighton-978x360Hen Burlesque ClassBar 76

You will learn the basics of burlesque. You’ll also learn how to take off a glove, how to use a boa and how to put it all together to make a great routine. This is all about fun and there is no striptease expected of anyone. Anybody can take part. All the Hens will enjoy a glass of Bubbly and chip’n’dips on arrival

 

£25 pp – 90 Minute class
More info here

burlesque1longHen Heaven: Burlesque BabesCentral Brighton

Learn how to strut your sexy stuff in the Burlesque dance style, pull on the fishnets, strap on the suspenders and amp up the razzle dazzle! Included in this superb hen weekend package is a burlesque class, two nights in a top city centre hotel and VIP club entry, leaving plenty of time for you and your hens to explore beautiful Brighton!

 

From £195pp
More info here

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