This Culture Night you are invited to indulge in a fantastic feast for the senses as our darling host and confectionary queen Candy Warhol says Willkommen to a Pic’N’Mix of sights and splendours! Drag royalty will rule with Mockie Ah while spectacular circus curiosities & burlesque beauties will astonish and astound you at every turn! Dance the night away with our dazzling DJS and dancers until the clock strikes…sssh! So join us, dear friends, at the Marina Market from 10pm for the spectacle of the season with plenty of sweet treats in store! BYOB.
Candy Warhol is one of Ireland’s most renowned and exciting drag acts.
A descendant of the legendary Danny La Rue, Candy is the mother of ‘Mockie Ah!’, who are the acclaimed Cork City-based queer performance collective and Ireland's leading drag haus. Founded in response to the lack of queer spaces in Cork, and since beginning have gone from strength to strength with regular club-nights, cabaret shows and drag brunches in cities across Ireland.
Full Cabaret line up TBA
* Cabaret will not be suitable for children given its starting at such a late time. It's gonna be a seated show, fully accessible.
Candy Warhol is one of Ireland's most renowned and exciting drag acts. A descendant of the legendary Danny La Rue, Candy is the mother of Mockie Ah, Ireland's leading drag Haus. The collective was recently the subject of RTÉs Kin Of Queens documentary and featured on BBCOne's The Travel Show. Candy is the co-presenter of Comedy Central's Dragony Aunts and the host of Friends Of Dorothy - Ireland's No.1 queer podcast. She recently launched Gaylí - an Irish cabaret in London with her drag sister Marian Mary The 6th . In 2022 she made her Fringe Festival debut in 2022 with her first theatre show 'The Wind That Shakes The Wig' which had its sold out Cork premiere at this year's Midsummer Festival.
Mockie Ah!’ is an acclaimed Cork City-based queer performance collective and Ireland'sleading drag haus. Founded by Candy Warhol in 2017, one of Ireland's most renowned dragacts for over a decade, this legendary Haus was founded in response to the lack of queer spaces in Cork and since beginning have gone from strength to strength with regular club-nights, cabaret shows and drag brunches in cities across Ireland, plus shows at Electric Picnic,Body and Soul and various Pride festivals. The group have also featured on Ireland AM, Virgin Media and TV3.
In 2021, a critically-acclaimed documentary focusing on the group, ‘Kin Of Kweens’, was broadcast on RTÉ and Mockie Ah also appeared on BBC One's The Travel Show where they were named one of Ireland's top tourist attractions.
We are delighted to partner with Candy, Mockie Ah! and Marina Market through funding from the Arts Council Culture Night Late
Programmer and MC: Candy Warhol
Producer: Ciara O Mahony
Production Manager: Edan Ray
Art Direction: Bjornism