London is officially hotting up and it’s not long until summer is in full swing. If you fancy a day filled with world-class live entertainment and scrumptious street food, Underbelly Festival is just the thing to sink your teeth into.
Setting up two fabulous sites at Cavendish Square and Earls Court, Underbelly Festival 2022 is hosting an unmissable programme of events. From cabaret and circus acts, to drag shows, to comedy – there is a slice of titillating entertainment for everyone.
And what would a festival be without an abundance of food stalls and bars to peruse? Visit either of the Underbelly Festival sites this summer and enjoy a fantastic culinary feast. No booking required, you can simply rock up and tuck in.
London Comedy Allstars
Between May 6 and July 29, Cavendish Square is set to transform into a side-splitting comedy hotspot. Prepare for some face-aching laughing fits at a night with London Comedy Allstars. Every Friday night, audiences will be treated to a huge line up of comedy’s best names. Spend an evening with the likes of Catherine Bohart, Phil Wang, Sindhu Vee, Lou Sanders and many many more! You can book your tickets here.
As Liza Minnelli famously said, ‘life is a cabaret’, and international cabaret and circus superstars La Clique are a testament to that statement. Between May 13 – July 3, this dazzling posse are taking Cavendish Square by storm. Treat yourself to a thrilling evening in a traditional 1920’s Spiegeltent and be transported to a world of fun and flamboyance. Don’t miss the chance to see this stunning spectacle, book your tickets here.
If you would like to witness an absolutely unforgettable circus act, head down to Earls Court for Circus Abyssinia. Between May 24 and June 18, you can catch the premiere of their keenly anticipated second production, Tulu. In celebration of Ethiopian Olympic icon Derartu Tulu, this astonishing performance is guaranteed to make your jaw drop. Prepare to be stunned by superhuman strength, crazy contortions, thrilling fire-jugglers and much much more. Book your ticket now and spend an evening at the circus.
Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Seawitch
Relieve yourself from the summer heat and take the plunge at Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Seawitch, by the multi-award winning Fat Rascal Theatre. This critically acclaimed parody musical will transport you on the journey of Disney Diva, Ursula. Prepare to hear a classic tale turned on its head, as this sassy sea witch discloses her very own salacious version of events. Move aside mermaids, the queer queen of the sea has arrived and she’s ready to spill the tea. Find your ticket here.
Strap yourself in for a wild night with Yummy: Iconic, the subversive drag variety show that is bound to get you out of your seat. This bodacious crew will treat you to a night of burlesque, circus acts, and dangerously brilliant drag. And you can bet they have the draw-jopping be-dazzled costumes to match! Get tickets now and ready yourself for a night of hysterical entertainment.
And that’s just the start. There are many more exciting acts to be announced, so keep your eyes peeled!