Best London Burlesque Shows

Opulent, lavish and just that little bit naughty; London’s burlesque scene is absolutely thriving right now, and it happens to be more dazzling and risque than ever. Offering up a scintillating night out of alternative entertainment in the city, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy, cabaret and circus shows around for your ultimate, viewing pleasure. Check out our recommendations for the best burlesque shows in London and enjoy a titillating night on the city tiles.

Last updated on 17th October 2018




15 events @ Cafe de Paris with 15 upcoming dates from 19 Oct 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

Every night is party night at Cafe de Paris and with year's of experience under its belt, the spot knows how to give you a good time. The iconic cabaret club has something for everyone, whether you fancy dinner and drinks, through to show-stopping acrobats.

@ Sway on Every Saturday

The House of Burlesque is one of London's most glamorous secrets. Tucked away underneath the streets of the West End, this UK-leading production company host an evening of stockings, feathers and fabulousness that won't fail to impress. Get set for an evening of dancing divas, tantalising tassel-twilers, cabaret and circus gliterrati at this burlesque night out in London. 

7 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 7 upcoming dates from 26 Oct 2018 until 29 Nov 2019

Gin-House Burlesque know how to throw a good party and this February is no different as the group take over The King's Head Members Club in Shoreditch. Expect a night like no other as burlesque and cabaret performers amaze with fire-swallowing, snake-handling and vintage performances.

  High Tea & Tease

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@ Cellar Door on Every Saturday

Cabaret, cards, burlesque and a number of other forbidden pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, experience one of the most raucous displays of cabaret in London, with performers like Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon to look forward to. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.

@ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club on Fri, 19th Oct 2018 @ 19:00 - 22:00

Calling all kweens: this October, Bethnal Green Working Men's Club will be home to the likes of Rubyyy Jones, Trash Valentine, Ali Brice and more, as a huge roster of performers gather under one roof for an evening of impressive burlesque, slinky performances and hilarious cabaret.

9 events @ 2 venues with 214 upcoming dates starting on 17 Oct 2018

Experience a cabaret show like you've never seen, as The Birdcage Cabaret introduces a live entertainment concept featuring singing, dancing and special guest acts from the worlds of comedy, magic, circus and more.

3 events @ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club with 3 upcoming dates starting on 18 Oct 2018

This dark and disturbing cabaret and burlesque event takes inspiration from David Lynch to deliver a haunting nightmare world that's both surreal and funny, and performed by some of the best artists around.

  Rumour Mill

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@ Secret location in hackney on Fri, 19th Oct 2018 @ 19:00 - 0:00

Slick performances, live jazz and an impressive cast lead the way at this slinky burlesque show. With girls and boys lighting up the stage at this secret east London location, you'll be serenaded by musicians and wowed by fire goddesses until the early hours.