Welcome to

Heart of Ireland Burlesque Festival

About Us

A celebration of Burlesque in The Midlands. Performances and workshops to excite the body and soul.

20th to 23rd of September, 2024

Athlone, Co. Westmeath

The Heart of Ireland

Crowning the winner The Heart of Ireland in the Irish Burlesque Scene. Have you what it takes?

Welcome to

Heart of Ireland Burlesque Festival

About Us

A celebration of Burlesque in The Midlands. Performances and workshops to excite the body and soul.

20th to 23rd of September, 2024

Athlone, Co. Westmeath

The Heart of Ireland

Crowning the winner The Heart of Ireland in the Irish Burlesque Scene. Have you what it takes?

Memphis Shell Bloodlust Costume

MEMPHIS SHELL

brings you Heart of Ireland

Burlesque Festival

Beautiful Creatures, are you ready to witness the magic of burlesque? We are thrilled to announce the second Heart of Ireland Burlesque Festival, taking place in the picturesque town of Athlone from September 20th to 23rd, 2024 – the perfect weekend to celebrate the autumn equinox.

This three-day extravaganza will be filled with the best burlesque performers from around the world, showcasing their talent and creativity on our stage. But that’s not all – we have two competition nights that will truly set the stage on fire.

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The festival

Drag Artist Brad

Events

Night one we welcome our newcomers for the Sionnan Spirit Award. Night two is the Gala Night for our main event and throughout the weekend will be workshops and social events. Come and join us!

The festival

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Applications

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED!

Memphis Shell on Stage

Workshops

Details to follow in 2024

SAFE & INCLUSIVE

Our show and audience  is a safe and inclusive space where any form of discrimination such as racism, homophopia,sexism,body shaming, ageism has no place.We have a zero- tolorance policy towards discrimination of any shape or form.

Should you feel the need to remove yourself or be removed you will not be refunded.

Heart of Ireland Burlesque Festival Logo

Beautiful Creatures, are you ready to witness the magic of burlesque? We are thrilled to announce the very first Heart of Ireland Burlesque Festival, taking place in the picturesque town of Athlone from September 20th to 23rd – the perfect weekend to celebrate the autumn equinox

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