Leeds drag and cabaret bar set to take show to another level

The city's favourite drag and cabaret bar is taking the show to another level when it re-opens following a £500,000 revamp.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 21st June 2018, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 11:12 am
GLAMOUR: Expect bubbles, banter, boas and show-stopping boys.
GLAMOUR: Expect bubbles, banter, boas and show-stopping boys.

The Viaduct Showbar is throwing a VIP guest list party next Friday night after a short closure to allow for the works to take place.

City Buzz has been told to expect feather boas, glitz, glamour, hot boys, sexy girls and one hell of a party.

It is the first major works that have been done at Viaduct in eight years and the cash boost has come from Leeds based entrepreneur and owner Michael Rothwell.

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He said: “I have always wanted to take the Viaduct to the next level in ‘showbar glamour’ and looked at the investment as another exciting design challenge to enhance this already successful business”.

There will be a new layout inside, new sound and lighting system and dazzling new shows.

Industry renowned choreographer Francesca MacDuff Varley, who has just finished filming for Jane McDonald’s ‘Jane and Friends’ Channel 5 show has been working with the team to make sure guests are in for a real treat of boundless camp and splendour.

Company Operations Director Phil Oldershaw said: “What we deliver for visitors from all around the world has people queueing up the street and certainly puts our city firmly on the map, being uniquely cutting edge in the eyes of drag cabaret entertainment.

“Locals and tourists alike, week after week, are blown away by costumes, routines and endless glamour”.