Don your night shirts, négligées, long drawers, Mogul-breeches, shulwaurs, PJs or jimjams and climb the 100 weary stairs to Soho’s Century Club for an evening dedicated to the sensual pleasures of repose, dreams and midnight escapades.
THE LAND OF NOD
“Sleep, little darling, do not cry. And I will sing a lullaby.”
Drift into a world of illusion where all is not as it seems with NELSON BRETT – mind reader, artist & philosopher,
Snuggle up to a spider, scorpion or snake with MAYNARD’S MENAGERIE,
Recline in the arms of MORPHEUS’S MASSEUSES as they tend to your wearied flesh,
Craft a creature from your dreams in our TWO-HEADED TEDDY BEAR WORKSHOP.
THE SOMNAMBULISTS’ BALLROOM
“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
Do the shuteye shuffle and the sleepwalk salsa on the dance floor to the tunes of
TROYLUS SEARLL - our world-weary waltzmeister wafting you into dreamy oblivion,
BISHI - Anglo-Indian singer, pianist and sitarist, splicing hypnotic Eastern and Western avant-garde sounds,
KASAI MASAI - Congolese combo, who will have you swaying to the soukous, the dance that took the packet-boat from Africa to Cuba and back again.
THE SLUMBER PARTY
“Here comes the candle to light you to bed. Here comes the chopper to chop off your head.”
Turn in and tune in to
LONDON DRAWING who will invite you to sketch your subconscious in homage to Dalí and Miró,
CRIMSON WORD lulling you with their cerebrally decadent bedtime stories.
THE BOUDOIR OF SENSUAL DELIGHTS
“No sleep for the wicked.”
Insomniacs should report to our dungeon master CAPTAIN CROP in our basement of debasement for correction and chastisements.
THE NIGHT GARDEN
“Somebody’s not in bed … “
Float up to the sleepy enchantment of our roof terrace, where you will be serenaded and ensnared at the FORTY WINKS CABARET CLUB by
RUBYYY JONES - queen of queerlesque, neo-burlesque beauty & force of nature.
LOLO BROW - Neo-Burlesque artist, sideshow trouper, sparkly drag King & Lizard Lady
LYDIA DARLING - Visceral fetish artiste & rock ’n' roll siren of doom
SACHA DIEU - guru of global beats and gypsy burlesque.
MIGUEL DARE - purveyor of finest house, r'n'b and hip-pop tunes
“You have but slumbered here, while these visions did appear.
And this weak and idle theme, no more yielding than a dream.”
“And so to bed…”