Enjoy Valentine’s Day UK burlesque, whether you’re coupled up, dating or enjoying some much-needed best pal time. You can spice things up with some shake and sizzle at a burlesque show near you.
UK Burlesque for Valentine’s Day
Cable – Dirty Sexy People – Thursday 14th February.
Already making a loud splash with their dress code, “Girls: burlesque. Boys: as bare as you dare” this club night is not for the shy or coy but if Valentine’s is your time to throw caution to the wind then this is your one-stop shop and see what all the fuss is about. For more information click here.
The Grand Hall – Belle Epoque Circus Party Valentine’s Day Special: A Ball for Lovers and Haters – Saturday 16th February.
If your favourite film is Moulin Rouge or you long for the debauched antics of ole Paris then spend the night with cabaret, aerialists, trapeze and burlesque. You can burn the midnight oil basking in the rose-tinted romance of it all or nursing a broken heart, either way this promises to be a night of heady highs. For more information click here.
Old Queens Head – Naked Girls Reading present Valentine Schmalentine! – Thursday 14th February.
Romance may not be on the cards for everyone this Valentine’s but clothes won’t be on the girls for this event, as burlesquers read some of literature’s most heartbreaking tales in the buff. To say a sexy farewell to the cliché and kerfuffle of this holiday grab tickets quick because this raunchy reading often sells out. For more information click here.
Proud Camden – Valentine’s Masquerade Ball – Saturday 16th February.
Prepare for this venue to undergo a transformation into an opulent den of iniquity. Red drapes will adorn the walls and the outdoor terrace is revealed as a sexy ski lodge. Revellers will be whisked into a frenzy with the allure of anonymity that only a masquerade ball can offer and prepare for burlesque, aerial hoopists and a DJ set from the electro five-piece New Young Pony Club. For more information click here.
Torture Garden – Valentine’s Ball – Saturday 16th February
For something much more risqué, nothing says love (or at least lust) like a fetish ball. Whether you’re dressed to impress in your burlesque finery or your latex, know that streetwear is not permitted. The dancefloors, aerial performances, cabaret and much more is waiting to tempt and please you. For more information click here.
Volupté – Valentine’s Day – Thursday 14th and Friday 15th February.
Head to the decadent delights of this supper club for an extravagant Valentine’s treat beginning with drinks in The Bon Bon Bar before a three-course meal of shared starters and dessert platters and entertainment from The Love Goddess Tempest Rose. For more information on Thursday click here and Friday click here.
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Barnsley – The Velvet Burlesque presents Cupid Stunts – Monday 18th February.
A line-up of burlesque and vaudeville style cabaret sees the show hosted by the suave Mister Meredith and some boylesque to boot. Guests are asked to dress to impress so whip out your pearls and adorne your diamonds for a night of glamorous fun. For more information click here.
Birmingham – I’m Fabulous … In Bed: The Valentine’s Burlesque Edition at Bed Ultra Lounge, Gatecrashers – Saturday 12th February.
If you plan to shake your thing this Valentine’s then why not a burlesque themed club night with our very own Kele Le Roc? Our sultry songestress will be gracing the venue to perform ‘My Love’ and ‘Things We Do For Love’, so be there or miss out. Urban music and free Valentine’s cocktails sound like just the thing to get the party started.
Colchester – Tassels for my Valentine at The Curve Bar – Thursday 14th February.
Starring the Helles Belles, with vintage music and a vintage dress code there should be enough sizzle to add a spark to everyone’s romantic rendezvous. For more information click here.
Glasgow – Club Noir presents Valentine’s in Paris at the O2 Academy Glasgow – Saturday 16th February.
One night with two romantic and naughty burlesque shows of over 12 acts is guaranteed to put the “ooh la la” into your Valentine’s weekend as they lure you to the Parisian past. There’s even a Facebook group to meet other patrons who are going solo. For more information click here.
Leicester – Talulah Blue presents Burlesque Valentine at The Musician – Thursday 14th February.
Starring the international sensation Talulah Blue and comedy from another of our very own lovely ladies, Kiki Kaboom. The show will also feature boylesque from Doc Leroc and a live band. This will definitely be a night to remember, where you and your loved one or lovely ones can have a sultry giggle. For more information click here.
Leicester – Red Light Burlesque Valentine’s Show at Firebug – Friday 1st March.
If you’re looking for a belated burlesque Valentine’s to avoid the doe-eyed stares and feigned faux romance then this is the show for you. A string of sirens will perform love and loss to suit whatever mood your heart is in. For more information click here.
Liverpool – Martini Lounge Burlesque and Variety Show Valentine’s Weekend Spectacular at the Epstein Theatre – Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February.
This night’s enticing line-up includes Chocolat The Extraordinaire, the renowned neo-burlesquer alongside the hostess Millie Dollar who promises to put a bit of the old bump and grind (burlesque that is) into your evening. Read the burlesquer’s seduction techniques here and for more information click here.
If you’re staying in, listen to Burlesque Love Songs For Valentine’s Day.
Burlexe is a sensational London burlesque show inspired by the women who created the genre and perform the art. It fuses burlesque performance with storytelling, dancing with acting.
Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing we hope you have some Valentine’s Day UK Burlesque.
(Main image from Amy Jeanne)