Kinky & Quirky's Burlesque and Boogie - Cabaret - Music - Art - Comedy - Devon's Burlesque Funsters!


 Since 2007 Devon’s only dedicated burlesque funsters ‘K&Q’ have successfully combined innovative entertainers  with great music so  retro loving cats and kittens are offered a night of old school glamour with a modern twist in Devon.
Sell out events  have been described by customers as ‘an absolutely kick ass night’,  ‘wonderful’, FAB, and we are told repeatedly ‘this is one of the best nights out I have ever been on’.

Kinky & Quirky burlesque nights are extremely popular with a mixed crowd; think Moulin Rouge meets 1950’s Cuba meets Priscilla meets all the Carry On movies and Quadrophenia mixed with Rocky Horror and Cabaret and you're almost there and then imagine an audience of men, women, straight, gay and everything inbetween and beyond dressed up like extras from all of the above movies - that's K&Q!


We had a fantastic time at the K&Q Valentine's Day event last week. As always, a good part of the fun was people-watching, and the crowd who'd made their way through wind and rain didn't disappoint. Steampunks, rockabillies, men and women of the 1940s in classic suits and pencil skirts, people in drag (both ways round), ladies who could have been on the stage themselves. I love the fact that age and size are considered no obstacle to wearing a gorgeous corset - this is an event where you can be as outrageous as you like!

On to the acts: a real variety show, mixing classic and comic striptease with other more unusual talents, all of whom happened to be new to us. The standout artist for me on this occasion was Immodesty Blaize performing a slow and mesmerising routine with a chaise-longue - I have never seen anyone drape themself over furniture so elegantly before, unless they were actually a cat. But there was something for everyone. I particuarly remember the well-endowed gingerbread man portrayed by Glorian Gray, Violet Blaze's sensuous way with two glasses of milk, several cheeky dance routines by the Flaming Feathers, the extraordinary Johnny Macaulay who can completely disappear inside a giant balloon and get changed inside it, and the unforgettable gymnastic dancing of Pixie Le Knot and the appropriately named Doug Strong. The evening ended with dancing to some good old-fashioned live rock'n'roll, and was still going strong when we left. We'll be back!  KA - 2014

'Absolutely brilliant!!! We travel miles to get there for a reason.... there were times I was literally crying with laughter ... some very talented people...brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!!!! Xx'LA - 2014

'Loved every single second was incredible as always roll on the next one !!! Nothing compares xxxx' LD - 2014

'Now THAT was a night!!! Thank you for an amazing time, K & Q xx' KB - 2014

'Amazing amazing night as always... Huge congrats creating another fabulous evening!!! I have been to K&Q at The Havana, Club Rainbow, The Pavillion, The Corn Exchange and now at the Riviera Centre, each time a fantastic show with incredible atmosphere and amazing hosts who have always made me feel incredibly welcome, and part of the experience... You guys are outstanding at what you do and I cant wait for the next one!!! E xxx ' EP - 2013

'What a great night indeed! And such a well-dressed audience, too! Glad I ventured down from Wales XXXRK - 2010

“Kinky & Quirky’s burlesque nights are a breath of fresh air, 
a night of fabulous entertainment which appeals to people from all walks of life. Beautiful and talented performers, great music,
all wrapped up in a friendly fun atmosphere which makes K&Q
the best night of the month on my calendar!” 
RP- 2009

There are no set rules at a Kinky & Quirky  event so there have been dancing girls, chanson singers, comedians, circus performers, mime artistes and striptease artistes selected  for their quality work and entertainment.

Most performers appear  in the South West exclusively at K&Q and the night is highly regarded  as one of the best on the U.K  burlesque and cabaret scene.

First time I've ever been and I got to say I LOVED it!!!! 
So classy :) I will be coming again :) EF - 2010
Kinky & Quirky's ‘authentic burlesque night’  can be experienced  at The Riviera Centre in the seaside town of Torquay.  
This large venue provides a theatre and arena with a 1,500 capacity to enjoy the fabulous show followed by a vintage ball.

 “People like to come to our nights because it gives everyone the opportunity to dress up with no boundaries on creativity or expression, everyone has fun enjoying a real melting pot of non-stop entertainment but anyone who comes along thinking that it’s all about stripping will be dissappointed!”

'Reckon that was the best K&Q   yet!
Thanks for a great night!'