Stockport housewife, cleaner to the stars, Take a Break reader and Britain’s Got Talent star
Sequin-clad satirical weirdos - a highly theatrical kaleidoscope of current affairs, moral confusion and slippery social commentary.
Known for interpretations of Nick Cave, Brel, Waits, Bowie, Radiohead and more. Voted one of the top 25 performances ever on Later with Jools Holland.
Poet, performer, co-director of the Kendal Poetry Festival. Involved in a range of innovative projects with artists and practitioners in psychology, visual arts and music.
Came to prominence in the 90s as the Divine David - an anti-drag queen whose lacerating social commentary was offset by breath-taking instances of self-recrimination.
Renowned for its progressive pub rock with provocative short stage shows, Duckie has run every Saturday night in Vauxhall for 25 years while winning Olivier awards and developing new models of mixed community arts projects.
Seen on festival stages and theatres, clubs and fields melting down blues and pop, jazz and disco, pushing air molecules around with instruments and making friends in the process.
Iconic and utterly unique singer/songwriter, with a voice described as 'a finely honed instrument', Horse’s music is both moving and uplifting.
ITOP come from the gritty eccentric Northern English lineage that gave the world acts like The Human League, Heaven 17, Soft Cell, Pet Shop Boys, Pulp and Dubstar.
Jill is a writer and historian whose main research interest lies with women's history, in particular the story of Anne Lister’s diaries and the Votes for Women story.
International drag superstar and one of the biggest stars to come from the mega-hit TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race. ‘A drag queen at the artistic genius end of the spectrum of sassiness’ - Attitude
One of London’s leading figures in cabaret and alternative variety confirmed by his new ‘Un-Royal Variety’. His pub The Glory has become the focal point of London’s queer cultural underground.
Founder of Trans Creative arts company, award winning performer, writer, director and theatre maker. Her work is autobiographical and includes several well received cabaret performances.
Kim Lana is a proud Trans woman and DJ. With a career in community work, Kim has been instrumental in building the blossoming queer club scene locally, that is attracting people out of the city on both sides of the pennines to party.
Musician, singer, songwriter, musical director, entertainer and ‘human jukebox’ including her signature (and Happy Valley Pride favourite) interactive show, Kirsty’s Poptastic Piano Singalong.
In their own words, 3 older, wiser, brilliant women knobbing about on stage with guitars - more for their own entertainment than perhaps anyone else.
Campaigning for human rights, democracy, LGBTQ+ freedom and global justice since 1967. Through the Peter Tatchell Foundation, he currently campaigns for human rights in Britain and internationally.
Regarded as one of the best up-and-coming acts, recently appearing on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Roast Battle, Ultimate Worrier, Hypothetical and Comedy Central at the Comedy Store.
Terry found her love for music at an early age playing the African Drums and teaching herself to sing and play piano. Terry’s super vibes and original voice make her a Hebden favourite.
Ursula Martinez creates innovative, challenging, experimental theatre that is highly entertaining and reflective of our contemporary, post-modern world.
Zoe took her first steps down the comedy path in 2003 after training as an actress at the Poor School in London. She went on to win the Funny Women Competition in 2004 and her debut Edinburgh show was nominated for the if.comedy newcomer award.