"The Velvet Burlesque -
Guaranteed to be one of the most fantastic, professional, flamboyant, and entertaining Burlesque, Cabaret & Variety Shows you could wish to attend!
Come and see how Burlesque and Cabaret should look!"

Due to our excellent reputation and extremely high quality of events, "The Velvet Burlesque" are proud to be one of the largest
& longest-running Burlesque & Cabaret Variety Theatre shows/productions in the U.K.

Saturday 2nd May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
We are heartbroken to announce that due to venue closure, we have had no option but to postpone
Cupid Stunts 2020, however we have rescheduled this show to Saturday 1st May 2021.
All ticket-holders have been notified of their options via email.
Please click on this link for further information.

Saturday 29th August 2020


Saturday 31st October 2020


Saturday 31st October 2020

Come to watch our theatre show; Cabaret Gothique first, then join in the after-show party at
The Grand Hallowe'en Ball until 3am!

Stuck for which Hallowe'en event to choose?
Let's see if I can help you ...

Cabaret Gothique - our original Hallowe'en show, is a seated, theatre-based Burlesque & Cabaret show set in The Library Theatre in Sheffield.
Doors open at 7pm.
Show starts 8pm and generally runs until 11:15/11:30pm (with two intervals).
The bar remains open till midnight.
You will have guaranteed seats via your booking.

 The Grand Hallowe'en Ball at Sheffield City Hall is predominantly a Hallowe'en party style event.
Doors open at 8:30pm, and ambient/walkabout entertainers welcome our guests.
At 9pm until approx. 10:30pm, there is a set Burlesque & Cabaret stage show.
Following this, the event turns into a disco-party, however there will still be performers on stage and doing walkabout performance during the rest of the night, so if you need a rest from dancing, you can still enjoy watching what is going on around you.
There are also trade stalls at this event, an additional cocktail bar, which runs alongside the general bar, and a 'street-food' menu.
(The catering is provided by Sheffield City Hall chefs/kitchens.)
The event ends at 3am.
There is plenty of (non-reserved) seating at the event; located around the main dance floor, and adjoining rooms, however the viewing for the cabaret stage show is standing.
This event has full wheelchair/disabled access.

You can choose to attend either of these events as a stand-alone, or you can start your night at Cabaret Gothique, then when that show ends, you will move over to join in the 'after-party' at The Grand Hallowe'en Ball.
Package Deal Tickets are available if you choose to do this.

An EXTRAVAGANZA of fabulous Burlesque, Vaudeville, Cabaret, Circus, & Variety acts, featuring multiple-award-winning local, national, and international guest performers displaying tantalising burlesque and cabaret routines, daring circus stunts, sideshow shenanigans, boylesque, drag, and a fair few surprises ... expect nothing less than excellent quality entertainment!

Presented in the Library Theatre, set in the heart of Sheffield's theatre district, the fantastic Grand Hall at Scarborough Spa - a beautiful Grade II* listed Victorian venue set in the South Bay of  Scarborough, or within the stunning Art Deco Ballroom at Sheffield City Hall - let us welcome you into an exciting, glamorous atmosphere for an unforgettable night of unique variety entertainment!

Lara Gothique - "Hells Belle" was voted into the Top 5 "Best British Burlesque Performer" category by The Burlesque Awards,
and The Velvet Burlesque show troupe were awarded "Best British Burlesque Troupe".

 Please note:
Our shows are obviously labelled/billed as an 18+ Cert.
Due to content, some acts/performances will obviously include bawdy/risqué style humour/themes/language, plus there will be some degree of striptease.
We trust that having chosen to come along and see such a show as this, our general adult audience has a broad and inquisitive mind ... if not, our show/event is perhaps not for you.
These shows will also include flashing lights and loud noise - if you have an aversion to either, we suggest that these events are probably not suitable for you.
"It's not the Ballet ...!"

 Disabled Access:
We are very sorry - the Library Theatre venue currently has no wheelchair/disabled access available.
Please be aware that due to ongoing building renovation and improvements being undertaken by Sheffield City Council/Sheffield Central Library, The Library Theatre currently has no wheelchair access available, so cannot accommodate wheelchairs at this particular venue, nor is there a disabled toilet available at this time.
Sheffield Library Theatre along with Sheffield City Council are hoping to have made significant improvements for wheelchair/disabled users over the coming months.
We are sorry for any inconvenience. but please understand that this is out of our hands.

However - we are happy to say that The Ballroom at Sheffield City Hall features full wheelchair access & disabled toilet facilities for those of you wishing to attend
  The Grand Hallowe'en Ball

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Should there be any generous philanthropists out there who wish to offer some kind of financial support towards
The Velvet Burlesque's ongoing projects to keep the arts alive, we have a PayPal donation link available:  
Thank you in advance!

The Velvet Burlesque also offer Corporate/Private Event planning, Burlesque and Cabaret Birthday/Hen/Celebration Parties/Performances,
and various styles of Dance Workshops alongside our regular weekly classes - please contact Lara Gothique for further details.