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The Goblin King's Masquerade Ball

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The Coronet, Elephant & Castle

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The Goblin King's Masquerade Ball

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Jim Henson's cult film Labyrinth

"Mischief and mayhem abound at this annual celebration of all things magical."

- TimeOut Magazine
Revel in the madness of The Goblin King's Masquerade Ball and drink a toast to both the 30 years since Jim Henson's incredible film Labyrinth and the memory of the late David Bowie. Explore the weird and wonderfully dark side of fantasy at this extraordinary themed costume ball. Join a cacophony of London's greatest underground circus, music and cabaret performers at this immersive party, infamous for having made even the mighty Dionysus blush. Mischief and revelry await you amongst the strange and beautiful creatures of the night. Check out the star studded array of the most exotic and bizarre acts from across the many enchanted realms: Live music from: - The near-eastern sounds of The Turbans - Tim Burton inspired Parisians' La Mouche - Medieval speed-folk from PerKelt Circus and cabaret presented by Knightmare Life host Paul Flannery: - Aerial performances by Josie-Beth Davies, Betty Madimi and Hauk Pattison - Cabaret shows by Snake Fervor, Pearl Grey, The Man of A Thousand Farces and more - Monstrous puppetry by Twice Shy Theatre and Curious Oddities DJs: - The Roustabouts - Troy Savoy - Rockit Riyad - Duncan DeMorgan - Jamie Moon Other curiosities include goblin life drawing by Art Macabre, Tarot reading by House of Death Tarot and Faery Slave Traders by The Myth Heads. Join the rebellion with the cast including Dread Falls Theatre and meet Goblin Shaman Honiki, giant creatures from Razor Pariah and exotic goblin ladies of the night from The Creature Shop. See the Magical Forest Photo Theatre by Out Of Order, dancing from Shell L'Amour and Skyler, and make up artists Squiggles and Wiggles, plus an interactive cast featuring members of the Goblin King's Royal Army and underdog upstarts The Tusk Rebellion. Now if all that mystery, magic and mirth doesn't tempt you into entering the labyrinthine world of the Goblin King, nothing will. We'll see you there. Over 18s only. Valid ID required. Start time: 9pm. Events ends: 4am.

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