Join Curious Arts for the annual ARC is Curious cabaret celebrating LGBTQIA+ culture.

Hosted by all singing, all raging, bona-fide performance legend David Hoyle, with performances from fierce one-person cabaret troupe RhyssPieces, hilarious comedy-cabaret performer Ashleigh Owen and more artists yet to be announced!

Performer Bios:

David Hoyle:

The Fireball of the cabaret apocalypse, David Hoyle is the original performance avalanche – an all singing, all raging bona-fide performance legend. He has appeared in his own Channel 4 TV series, in films and on-stages worldwide. The sensational anti-drag queen presents a very special performance. Expect polemic, pathos, provocative politicking and high comedy.


RhyssPieces is a one person cabaret troupe from east London. They are a dancer; rapper; lipsyncer; host ; genderbending drag act and burlesque artist who is capable of terrific fierceness or exquisite softness.

Ashleigh Owen:

Ashleigh Owen is an artist, performer, facilitator, streamer and podcast creator from Liverpool. She makes theatre about things that keep her awake at 3 in the morning. It challenges misconceptions and stereotypes linked to her lived experiences and identity. Her work comments on societal norms and injustices, to encourage social change. It has a lot of heart and sends audiences on an emotional journey using music, cabaret, comedy and parody.

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Part of Curious Festival 2022

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