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Performance

Arkems Fractal BUMHOLE!!!

Arkems Fractal BUMHOLE!!!

Journey into the metaf-arse with a plethora of maximalist characters.

Arkem takes you through the hole story from the big bang via the origins of humans in a comedic romp from the micro to macro.

As sometimes seen at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, the Young V&A and Glastonbury’s The Rabbithole.

Online: youtube.com/@arkemarkus

Location: Big top & Walkabout

Baba Yagga

Baba Yagga

Baba Yagga is a multimedia drag artiste and Diva inspired by a shamanic trickster from ancient Slavic Folklore.

A first (and probably last) generation Czech immigrant trying to survive in post-Brexit Britain, Baba uses lip-sync, movement and soundscapes to create bizarre, satirical and candid performances exploring themes of identity and belonging in our progressively unstable world. - oh yeah she's also hilarious and really sexy ????

Online: @baba_yagga_official (Instagram)

Location: Big Top Adults only

Big Boys Camp

Big Boys Camp

Big Boys Camp are Rob Des Roches on Keyboards,Laptop and vocals with Stew Simpson on Guitar and Vocals.

BBC are a Grungetronica Elctropunk duo from London Ontario (Canada) and Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK) but both now based in Forest Gate, East London. 

BBC are raw sexual energy with a grungy heartbeat that you can dance (and do other stuff) too. This is something one should not watch with Mother.

Online: soundcloud.com/bigboyscamp

Location: Big Top Adults only

Fossilheads: Climate crisis cabaret!

Fossilheads

FOSSILHEADS are a theatrical/ musical/ comical/ operatical female duo on a musical mission to raise climate change awareness with their unique songs that put the "Oooh" in "existential dOoom"! 

Online: fossilheads.co.uk

Location: Big top

Ginger Snapz

Ginger Snapz

Ginger Snapz is a bearded drag performer from Norwich, bringing high energy. They are a neurodiverse individual and this identity may come through during performance!

Following sold out quiz nights and gracing local Norwich stages, QS will be the first time Ginger Snapz will be performing outside of Norfolk!

Location: Big top

Ice Leaf

Ice Leaf

I hail from south seas and want to take everyone on a journey through Polynesian dance.

Come experience my Islands through the eyes of my people and let the power of hula softy transport you to my beloved Pacific ocean.

Location: Big top

Izzy Ahee

Izzy Ahee

Izzy Ahee, a celebrated U.S. drag king, is known for their high energy, spiritual messages, and gentle manners.

Through music, lip sync, and audience interaction, Izzy brings uplifting spiritual messages to the stage, creating an engaging and memorable performance.

Location: Big Top

Jordan Charles/Thunder

OYA - The Musical by Jordan Charles

Poet, performer and playwright Jordan Charles shines on screen on Starstruck and 'All Together Now'.

He hosts iconic POC Cabaret collective The Cocoa Butter Club, appearing in prestigious spaces such as Glastonbury and Wilderness Festivals. 

He recently previewed his debut musical OYA, an African fantasy that will delight audiences everywhere.

Online: instagram.com/iamjordancharles

Location: Big top

Minute

Minute

Hyacinthe Hennae is a french choreographic artist, actor, singer and performer living in Brussels.

In "Minute", they revisit and correct what History pretends or conveniently forgets in a queer humorous performance celebrating the anniversaries of the present day.

Be ready to laugh at their ludicrousness and to be surprised by their peculiar historical discoveries...

Online: facebook.com/hyacinthehennae

Location: Big top

Music In Our Underpants

Music in our underpants

Music In Our Underpants is the punk rock musical comedy duo of Kieran from hardcore punk band the Restarts and Collin from the alterno-pop crew Juha.  Described as "The Bert and Ernie of Punk Rock, they also happen to be husbands.

Music In Our Underpants began as a lockdown music video series to make friends laugh, and has since become a live gigging act - essentially two singing punk clowns on the road.

Online: youtube.com/@MusicInOurUnderpants

Location: Big top

Nuisance

Nuisance

Nuisance, aka Dex Chait Grodner, aka Chanukah Lewinsky, is a queer Jewish writer, performance artist and theatre-maker.

Online: @dexpresents

Location: Big top

Pocket Rocket

Pocket Rocket

"The best way we can learn about ourselves and grow authentically is through stories."

Come join Pocket Rocket for an afternoon of storytelling: from old loved classics, to lesser known tales of adventure, and finally a joint creation of our own tales and narratives through playful improvisation as a community.

Location: Big Top

RichHard & Larry

RichHard & Larry

RichHard & Larry from the scandinavian dragking group Gutta (The boys) will finally perform at Queer Spirit!

We are here to give you what you don’t know that you want! 

We are rude, shameless, political, queer and with great vision and aim to laugh at and disturb gender norms! Let’s open up our channels together and lean into the night!

Online: gutta.world

Location: Big Top

Slugs and Spice

Slugs and Spice

Their first collaboration was the viral gender song, Nothing's Binary which they released to coincide with Exeter Pride 2017. A year later, they released Slugs and Spice to celebrate gender free sins.

Thus their identity was forged! Now, Billie & Kimwei bring you their very first full queer half hour of queer songs in all the ways!

Online: youtube.com/watch?v=T7-rsd9zFW4

Location: Big top

spindoctorleopard

spindoctorleopard

Discotheque leopard calls us onto the dance floor with disco classics, HiNRG bangers and obscure 45s.

Original mixes of 12ʺ wonders and 3-minute heros all ripped from spindictorleopard’s vinyl collection to evoke the halcyon days of the gay disco era.

Online: mixcloud.com/leopardzeppard

Location: Big top

Violent May

Violent May

Violent May is sometimes a glam queerdo, sometimes a punk goblin, always an all-round weirdo.

Their draglesque thing will always give you a chaotic time in the best way possible!

Online: Instagram: @ViolentMay

Location: Big top

Xhosa Cole X Liberty Styles

Xhosa Cole X Liberty StylesTrue Jazz at its core is a reflection of the freedom we all aspire towards. It's fresh, it's open, it's queer as f**k.

Join Brummie saxophonist and NYC tap-dancer for a night to forget everything you thought you knew about 'Jazz'.

Online: @xhosacole  @libertystyles

Location: Big top

ΛlanΛsound

ΛlanΛsoundΛlanΛsound is a Brighton-based non-binary singer-songwriter/performer. (They/them)

Their pop songs are cheeky and catchy, their performances are glittery and entertaining, and they know how to work a crowd!

They have previously performed at venues like Royal Vauxhall Tavern, The Glory, and every year they sing at Prides all over the country and abroad.

Online: youtu.be/FO9lg4hBkIo

Location: Dance tent

Astro

AstroHot off the back of being banned from a national drag competition.

Astro is currently releasing their first EP 'I Hate Cabaret' a collection of heart-warming gay sex songs.

Singer and songwriter of anarchic fag-pop anthems such as ‘Let’s Never Have Kids’ and ‘F***ing Around the World.’

Online: astroxoxo.com

Location: Dance tent

Bambi Redux

Bambi Redux

Advanced lo-fi twerks and breaks for connoisseurs. Tempo madness. High heels.

Time signatures seldom heard by human ears. Monster riffs. The sickest beats imaginable. Obsolete technology. High glamour. Uninhibited booty shaking.

Have fun, keep fit, learn how to count. 

Online: bambiredux.bandcamp.com

Location: Dance tent

Dunya

Dunya

Dunya is a Glastonbury-based DJ and musician who loves connecting to her Moroccan roots by fusing together the mystical sounds of the Middle East with big bass.

Her dynamic mixes weave transcendental sounds, dark basslines and a fusion of Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian electronic music.

Online: instagram.com/dunyalamrhari

Location: Dance tent

HardwareSound

HardwareSound

I'm a 30 year old, born in the 90s and refuses to leave. Love pandas, mixing but above all, that 90s big beat and house sound. Constantly either in the studio or spinning for a Irish DJ crew known as "Creative Collection". 

Expect Beats, panda heads and ill behaviour.

Online: youtube.com/@hardwaresound

Location: Dance tent

Nina Love

Nina LoveNina Love has been DJing for 9 years now, across the South West for events such as Devon Sessions, Yarty Party and Funkagenda (Bristol), as well as hosting radio shows for Love Summer Radio, Garage House Radio, and now on Back2House Radio.

Expect feelgood House & Garage vibes!

Online: mixcloud.com/nina-casey/nina-loves-summer-2023

Location: Dance tent

Rob DesRoches

Rob DesRoches

The fluidity of Rob's queer music floats through indie rock and grunge cabaret. His music has earned him a fan base on both sides of the Atlantic.

Rob is co-founder of Forest Gayte Pride in East London. He has performed at the RVT, Luna Lounge, 3 Queer Spirit Festivals, Pride (Camden) and the Fiddler's Elbow (Kentish Town) to name some.

Online: robdesroches.com

Location: Dance tent

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