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After a wildly successful 2023 iteration, RuPaul will be gathering queens from across the Drag Race franchise and ru-turning to ExCel London to kick-start the new year in style with high heels and lots of glitter; marking the return of the worlds biggest celebration of drag and queer culture.
World of Wonder also announced that RuPauls DragCon UK After Hours will kick off the weekend’s festivities on Friday 12th January, with a second show scheduled for Saturday 13th January. With the acts still to be announced, fans with tickets to these shows will be treated to fierce drag performances by some of their favourite queens from across the Drag Race franchise.
In celebration of London Pride, tickets will go on sale 30th June 2023
Brought to you by World of Wonder (WOW), the creative force behind the multi-Emmy Award winning franchise RuPauls Drag Race, and the queen of all drag, RuPaul – RuPauls DragCon UK is officially ru-turning in 2024 as it sashays back to ExCeL London for the second year in a row – Can I get an amen up in here?!
Bringing charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent, the third iteration of the UK convention will take place on Saturday 13th January and Sunday 14th January 2023 – the perfect way to ring in the new year! World of Wonder are proud to release tickets for the third UK instalment of the biggest celebration of drag and queer culture in line with the 51st anniversary of London Pride, as tickets hit the site from 30th June 2023 at https://uk.rupaulsdragcon.com/.
RuPauls DragCon is the best way to ring in the new year and we are so delighted to be bringing the convention back to the UK at the ExCeL London! say World of Wonder Co-Founders, Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey. Be prepared to be overwhelmed as we welcome close to 150 Drag Race queens from over 10 countries, and over 75 performances on the DragCon main stage! And don’t be surprised if you run into a Teletubby or two!
RuPauls DragCon is brought to you by World of Wonder, the media agency behind the Drag Race global phenomenon, who have been shining a light on marginalised voices since the 90s with their ground-breaking unscripted, scripted and documentary content. Beyond bringing drag to the mainstream, WOWs owned SVoD service – WOW Presents Plus – offers an impressive catalogue of their pioneering work all in one place, including the latest seasons of RuPauls Drag Race, alongside international iterations of the franchise, Big Freedia Means Business, UNHhhh, Click Boys, Gay Sex Ed, Party Monster, The Eye of Tammy Faye and much more. A perfect one-stop-shop for any pride viewing this week and beyond.
RuPauls DragCon UK will be a family-friendly celebration of drag for all ages, spanning across two fabulous days. It will feature signings and meet & greets with your favourite Queens; fierce mainstage performances throughout the weekend; exclusive panels and programming; wig-snatching merch; and branded activations from RuPauls Drag Race and fan-favourite WOW Presents Plus shows. The convention will have special guest appearances from Drag Race royalty, including supermodel of the world RuPaul, who had over 150 queens from across the world attending the 2023 convention – be sure to keep checking https://uk.rupaulsdragcon.com/ and the @RuPaulsDragCon social accounts to know who will be attending the 2024 convention next year at the Excel Convention Centre.
In addition to the two-day extravaganza taking place this coming January, World of Wonder are also delighted to announce the return of After Hours – the star-studded drag shows featuring some of your favourite RuPauls Drag Race queens. This will take place on Friday 12th January 2024 as a way to kick off the RuPaul’s DragCon UK weekend, with the second After Hours event taking place on Saturday 13th January. All talent and event announcements will be made over the course of the next few months, with plenty to look forward to.
Tickets to RuPauls DragCon UK at ExCeL London in 2024 start from 40 for a General Admission Single Day pass and will go on sale in line with London Pride this year; Be sure to snatch them from 30th June at https://uk.rupaulsdragcon.com/
Written by: GlitterBeam
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