Heresy n Heelz is a fusion of decadent dance, alternative culture and cutting-edge burlesque,with DJs, traders and more. Since its March ‘09 beginnings in a room above a pub in Nottingham, it has established itself as one of the UK’s biggest events of its kind.Moving to a larger venue in Derby, their events attracted up to 350 people and during 2009 they showcased some of the biggest stars of burlesque and cabaret, including Empress Stah, Slinky Sparkles and Anna Fur Laxis.
DJs have included Torture Garden’s Allen and David. The in-house talent boasts burlesque star Natsumi Scarlett from Holland, Vampire Queen Rosie Lugosi and cheesecake favorite Miss Pink & Fluffy. The May event even featured a live operatic performance of “Madame Butterfly” by Mademoiselle Lili La Scala.
Even guests queuing to enter the venue are treated to circus and sideshow entertainment from Crimson Black, Anatjie & The Burlesque Stiltwalkers including fire breathing and poi-spinning.
Following their last event at The Rockhouse in Derby on 27th November, Heresy n Heelz relocates to The Asylum in central Birmingham from January 2009, for a Saturday night slot. The Asylum is a 450 capacity live music complex, with state-of-the-art sound and light, a 5M x 15M stage, video room with screen showing the main stage and even doctors & nurses themed bar staff!
The Saturday night slot and the walking distance from Birmingham city centre, train and tram stations makes transport easy and there’s ample free on-street parking.
Heresy n Heelz’s Best Dressed competition offers prizes worth over £500. Latex clad fetish folk mix with gothic and cyber clubbers and an array of classic vintage and burlesque styles. No casual or street clothes are allowed.
Heresy n Heelz starring Agent Lynch ~ 23rd January @ The Asylum, Birmingham
The Launch event of 2010 headlines stars “Agent Lynch”, famous for her inventive espionage, Barbarella and iconic ‘60s and ‘70s routines. She has danced her way around Bollywood, been the first burlesque dancer to perform in Bosnia at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival and starred in music promos for bands such as Elbow, Tricky and The Enemy. We also present London based superstar fetish model & performer Marnie Scarlet, plus :-
• Rosie Lugosi + Lexi Sexx + Miss Pink & Fluffy + Media special guests Devolution Magazine + much more TBC
Heresy n Heelz 1st Birthday featuring special guests Torture Garden ~ 27th March @ The Asylum, Birmingham
To celebrate the 1st birthday of Heresy n Heelz, a spectacular special birthday event will feature…
• Torture Garden DJs Allen & David
• Headline Performance from TG resident “The Vivid Angel” with exclusive new show launch
• Burlesque Cabaret from residents Natsumi Scarlett & Miss Pink & Fluffy + Marnie Scarlet & much more
• Mystery special guest compere TBC
There will be an equally impressive supporting line-up of performers, DJ’s, special media guests, traders & circus sideshow acts + much more TBC
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