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THE BLACK CAP: Kings Cross Steelers

THE BLACK CAP:
Kings Cross Steelers

Black Cap

18/10/13: What’s more fun than partyin’ with a rugby team? Throw in a drag show and a DJ — THAT’s a party!

 
BACK TO BLACK CAP GALA

BACK TO BLACK CAP GALA

Black Cap

29/09/13: As part of a host of events in Camden last month marking what would have been Amy Winehouse’s 30th birthday, The Black Cap managed to pull together one of the most highly anticipated and varied line ups this cabaret reporter has ever seen. Clearly reflecting the wide influence and appeal Amy had, performers from both traditional and alternative extraction took to the stage, in unison, over the space of the marathon event on Sunday.

 
THE BLACK CAP

THE BLACK CAP

Black Cap

07/06/13: For the past six weeks I’ve been on a diet of mostly Drag Idol, the odd gasp of air and a slurp of Fiji water here and there.

 
GLAM JAM

GLAM JAM

Black Cap

14/01/13: Now in its fourth year, Glam Jam – A West End Show continues to go from strength to strength with its unconventional and flamboyant formula, and this week we were pleased to attend the launch of their new Monday residency at North London’s spiritual home of drag, the Black Cap.

 
BLACK CAP

BLACK CAP

Black Cap

14/07/12: If awards were handed out for being a show stopping, booty-popping glamour queen, it would be easy to say that Laquisha Jonz could win the gold medal blindfolded. 

 
IT STARTED WITH A SEMI...

IT STARTED WITH A SEMI…

Black Cap Halfway II Heaven

Last weekend’s Semi Finals of Drag Idol proved to be even more entertaining and dramatic than anticipated, with two semis spread over two nights at the Black Cap and Halfway II Heaven.

 
LEFTFOOTERS FC ANNIVERSARY PARTY

LEFTFOOTERS FC ANNIVERSARY PARTY

Black Cap

27/11/11: On a freezing Sunday evening, whilst most of us are sipping a warm hot chocolate by the blazing fire, QX rocked down to Camden Town to do what we do best!

 
BLACK CAP FEATURING LOLA LASAGNE

BLACK CAP FEATURING LOLA LASAGNE

Black Cap

25/09/11: North London’s iconic cabaret bar, The Black Cap, has had many a drag legend grace the stage, so I was super-excited to be there last Sunday to see another drag legend, the ‘Brighton belle’ herself, Lola Lasagne, tear up the stage.

 
DRAMA QUEENS PRESENT 'NOT THE SOUND OF MUSIC'

DRAMA QUEENS PRESENT ‘NOT THE SOUND OF MUSIC’

Black Cap

24/02/11: Not since Charles tied the knot with Di have we seen hype like that surrounding Will and Kate’s wedding.

 
BLACK CAP

BLACK CAP

Black Cap

22/10/10: You know what’s great about the Black Cap? One of the things is the fact downstairs is so long, so you can throw open the doors, strut and sashay to the bar - or right down to the dancefloor if you’re a real attention seeker!

 
BLACK CAP - THE SWEENEY TODD EXPERIENCE

BLACK CAP – THE SWEENEY TODD EXPERIENCE

Black Cap

20/09/10: QX gave the complimentary canapés a wide berth for an exclusive press and VIP performance of The Drama Queens’ take on Sondheim’s Broadway classic at the Black Cap earlier this week.