Happy Birthday To Us! We’re Eight!

Ooh, did we tell you? We’re eight years old as tonight’s show marks eight years since we first put on a cabaret/burlesque show at Carmarthen’s Lyric Theatre. Who would have thought we’d still be here eight years later, still producing shows every other month (and sometimes extra shows, such as our Clwb Kaboom in Llanelli and […]

Want To Lose A Booking? Here’s How!

In these times where there are more performers than shows, getting a firm booking is like actual goldust. Yes, it’s that rare! But getting a confirmation isn’t just about your two slots on the bill – it is your job to support the booking… And here’s what you need to remember when being booked… So […]

Meet The Performers… Introducing some of our new acts!

We’ve crammed our All Shook Up! bill, which hits the Arts Wing this saturday, fit to burst because we wanted you lovely audience members to see our new(er) performers! So step forwards Emerald Green and Eddie Kelly… We’re very lucky here at Bluestocking… Running classes as well as shows, we’re able to spot some awesome […]

Meet The Performer: Odelia Opium, Performing at All Shook Up 20 August

With our next show just around the corner we thought you might like to meet the performers! Beginning with the most decedent Odelia Opium…  Odelia Opium is intoxicating! Addictive! And those who have been regulars at our shows across the years will recall her appearances at our Clwb Kaboom! and Dangerous Dames shows. As it […]

The Show Must Go On! Pt Four: Show Day Essentials!

If you’ve been following our putting on a show series, you will already know the basics on finding a venue you will know the type of show and how to book acts you will also know about marketing the show and other essential pre show tasks like collecting tech info and more… Now, all the hard work is about to come […]

Ooh, What A Waist! Part2 of our Corset Guide

Time to talk waists? Corset Is! Here in part 2 of our guide to corsets we show you how to properly lace a corset…  You’ve bought your corset and it has come with some really cheap and nasty ribbon… Or you’ve tried it on and you can’t seem to make it fit properly when you draw […]

a New Royal Family – What A Regal Rumble!

I think we’ve managed to calm down since the right royal rumble that was Saturday’s show! One of our best ever, we reckon! We had such amazing acts, including one of our favourite headliners Red Sarah who closed the show with a right royal bang! She also performed one of our favourite acts, the Queen […]

Performer Tips: Applying For A Casting

So, you’ve got your acts, you’ve got your CV, you just need somewhere to play! And look! You’ve just seen the perfect casting… But wait! how do you apply? Here’s a few tips that will help you get your point across to show bookers…  As an introduction, most of the time when a producer posts […]

The Show Must Go On! Things To Consider When Putting On an Event… Pt Two, Booking The Acts

So you want to put on a show? If you’ve seen part one of our guide here you will already have a venue in mind… Now it’s time to book your acts! Here’s part two of our three part series to help budding producers (there’s waay too much to put in just one feature!), so if you […]

Got a Booking – You Need To Ask Questions!

So you have a booking… Whether it’s a corporate booking, theatrical show or private party, before you put that phone down or press send on that email, here’s Lilly Laudanum’s useful checklist of stuff you need to know about the booking:    General for any booking: The contact/booker’s name, mobile number The address of venue […]