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Oct 2010: WHITE MISCHIEF “The Haunted Ballroom”

WHITE MISCHIEF “The Haunted Ballroom”
Saturday 30 October 2010, 9pm-4am

A Spine-Chilling Night of Malign Manifestations and Ruinous Revels!
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King’s Cross, London N1 9NL, UK

18 October: We have now sold out of all advance tickets. There will be no more returns / refunds as we have run out of time to process them.

For those willing to wait until midnight there will be some £10 tickets on the door subject to availability but most of the stage acts will have finished by then.

If you’re looking for an alternative Halloween party we recommend Steamboat Bordello

Scroll down for full line-up and dressup inspirations






For Halloween inspiration watch clips from our 2009 party “Le Chateau de Barbe-Bleue”, filming Georgia Merton, editing Ana Matrix:








VAMPIRIC VAUDEVILLE ACTS

Twisted Ventriloquist and BBC New Comedy Award winner NINA CONTI

Exquisite Vaudevillian Burlesque Icon VICKY BUTTERFLY

Swinging from a chandelier above the audience, aerialist EMPRESS STAH

The thrust and parry of swordfighters LIVEBLADES

Provocative Performance Poets SIMON WELSH and REX DE NILE

London’s Finest Flappers THE BEES KNEES

Compere: The Acid Tongue and Velvet Voice of DORIAN BLACK


MISCHIEVOUS MUSICAL ARTISTES!

The magnificent voice of Michael Nyman and Bernard Butler collaborator DAVID McALMONT

Musical Comedy Award and Hackney Empire New Act Award Winners 2010 and BBC 6Music Stars: ABANDOMAN

Edinburgh’s drum-n-brass outfit HORNDOG BRASS BAND

Brought to you by the Clockwork Quartet: POCKETWATCH

Vaudeville Anarchists JARMEAN?

From FranceMAC ABBE ET LE ZOMBI ORCHESTRA

EERIE THEATRICAL INTERVENTIONS

“Join The Queue” from LONDON FAERIE

Draw blood with KINK INK

Chocolate Cart and Steam Cannon from THE CLOCKWORK QUARTET

Survive an encounter with a MAN-EATING PLANT

Gypsy fortune teller from LUCY ENSKAT of HOCUS POCUS THEATRE

Close-up Cuff Escapeology from EDWIN FLAY

GHOULISH GRAMOPHONE SOUNDS

Vintage jazz, swing, rock’n’roll, showtunes and more from our Disc Jockeys including:

DICKON EDWARDS

CRAIG CLARE

THE BEES KNEES

COUNT SIZZLE

MARKABRE

JON BONGLY (ELECTRO SWING CLUB)


PLUS  MULTIPLE THEMED ROOMS designed by STONE AND HOOK,  OUTDOOR SMOKING PATIO…

DRESSUP INSPIRATIONS

White Mischief is proud to announce that Prangsta is our preferred rental costumier, meaning that if you plan to rent one of their splendid outfits for White Mischief, Prangsta will give you a 20% discount!

Inspirations: Halloween haunts, corpse brides, Ghost Hosts, Venetian masks, spectral organists, Le Fantôme de l’Opéra, ghoulish ballroom dancers, The Leopard,  The Shining, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Steampunk, Grim Grinning Ghosts, neo-Victorian, Eyes Wide Shut, top hats, waistcoats, tails, bustles, dresses…

NB: Dressing up is not compulsory but is encouraged; check our list of recommended vintage, second hand and costume providers


Here are clips from our last show, “The Great Exhibition”:

VIP ROOM SOLD OUT

VIP room tickets provide access to an air-conditioned glass room overlooking the main stage with main stage audible but not so loud as to be deafening. The VIP room has copious comfortable seating, a private bar and access to a private balcony from which you get an unobscured view of the action.

AND FINALLY:

Illustration “In the Townhouse” by DAN HILLIER

If you’re a performer / musician / craftsperson / creative and you want to get involved with White Mischief in future, please drop us a line on whitemischiefnight@gmail.com

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