The ABC Burly-Q Book Review

As summer approaches, many of our readers will be getting packed up for their holidays , so why not get stocked up on some burlesque-reading, to while away the hours whilst you sit sipping cocktails in the shade of a palm tree by the pool? This month, we’ve put together a little review of some […]

Burlesque: Steal that Style for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day upon us, are you all ready for romance? Whether you’re planning a fancy evening out or a saucy night in, why not take some inspiration from the world of burlesque… Dressed to the Nines Your Valentine has promised to take you out somewhere special, but what is a girl to wear? You […]

2016: Your Year Ahead in Burlesque

The new year is now underway, but what have you got planned for your burlesque calendar in 2016? The beginning of the year is often a quiet time in the performance year, so it’s a good time to take stock, make the most of any extra free time and get down to some planning and […]

The ABC Beginner Guide: How to make Ostrich Fans – Part 3

Welcome back to our exclusive mini-series, on how to make your own set of ostrich plume fans. So far, we’ve gone through materials and tools needed, preparing your staves and feathers and mounting the feathers onto the staves. You might think that’s you finished, but the final touches and some extra embellishments can make all […]

The ABC Beginner Guide to Feather Fans

One of the biggest challenges when starting out in burlesque is budget. As you look to stock your wardrobe with luscious props and costumes, it will quickly become apparent that burlesque is an expensive business, and one in which the saying “It takes money to make money” is particularly true. Our new series aims to […]