2019 Highlights

Barefoot Cabaret at Barefoot Festival 2018

Barefoot Cabaret!

Friday night is the return of the fabulous Barefoot Cabaret show and this year we are delighted to announce that it will be once again hosted by multi-skilled performer Doe Demure of Skytribe Dance Studio. Doe has hosted burlesque and cabaret shows for Swingamajig, Strawberry Fields Festival, Americana International and Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival to name but a few, and she has a spectacular show planned for Barefoot Festival 2019!

Skytribe Dance Studio is based in central Leicester and specialises in Burlesque, Tribal fusion belly dance, hula hoop and pole dancing; plus offers a range of hen party workshops.

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Confirmed Acts...

Doe Demure Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Doe Demure - Belly dance artist, burlesque showgirl and hula hoop performer; Doe Demure is known for her musicality, freedom of movement and ability to create a magical atmosphere on any stage. Doe Demure will be sharing the Barefoot cabaret stage with her sassy 'Chicas Locas Burlesque' group, and any barefoot belly dancers who attend her Friday workshop will have the opportunity to join her on stage with the 'Skytribe fusion belly dancers'!

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Colin Skinner Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Colin Skinner - Having performed at Leicester City FC for 5 years including the famous 5000/1 title winning season to numerous private engagements and even at The Magic Circle, London. This is your chance to see just why Colin is considered rising star in magic. "Excellent. A real asset to magic" - Mandy Davis, council of The Magic Circle.

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The Darling Creatures Collective Barefoot Festival™ 2019

The Darling Creatures Collective - The Darling Creatures Collective are a group of performers that offer song and dance acts of the very highest quality. Beautifully woven close harmonies, fantastic comedic timing and excellently executed choreography ensure audiovisual feasts that capture and excite their audiences.

The Darling Creatures Collective's whole cast, and new cast apprentices, will be performing a remake of Chicago's classic 'Cell Block Tango' and The Creature's very own AWARD WINNING BURLESQUE TRIO and returning Barefoot Performers, TheVixenTrio will be performing a new piece, 'Fright Bite!' Be captured, become alive with musical theatre magic and fall in love with their performance passion.

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Chaines Dance Company Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Chaines Dance Company - Andrea & Chaînes dance company are UK's leading multi-style dance troupe renowned for outstanding stage presence, glamour and energy in every move. They provide a top quality entertainment and original show programs in more than 20 different dance styles and themes as well as dance classes, hen parties and events at Chaînes dance studio in Leicester.

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Santana Rouge Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Santana Rouge - Are you ready for the 'glambassador'? A femme fatale, showgirl, the ultimate illusion? Santana Rouge is the drag queen plucked from 1940s Hollywood.

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Mr Shay Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Mr Shay - Your host for the evening, Mr Shay is a Leicester based rapper, poet, beat-boxer and host with the most. Shay brings life to any party with his high energy, up beat vibrations. He has hosted and performed at many festivals and music events, leaving every audience feeling giddy with elation. When Shay is on stage you’re in good hands.

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Arco Iris Samba Band Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Arco Iris Samba Band - Arco Iris play the hottest (and loudest!) of Brazilian carnival rhythms. Their performances range from glittering carnival parades and storming club appearances to local charity events, private parties and music festivals.

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Elle and Oli Barefoot Festival™ 2019

Elle and Oli - met at Circomedia circus school in Bristol, where they started training partner acrobatics together. Oli had previous experience in handstands, tumbling and juggling whilst Elle had experience as an aerialist. Since Circomedia, Oli and Elle have taught and performed partner acrobatics in London as well as working on their individual disciplines. They enjoy the creative process of developing an act and experimenting with new tricks and ideas.

Elle has a variety of aerial skills and is a bit of a self-confessed 'Jill of all trades'; tonight she will be performing rope (which is actually her favourite aerial equipment!)

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