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A Curious Invitation: The Dark Side of Love - The Valentine's Masked Ball at the Century Club

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Time 21:00
Date 10/02/18
Price £15

Whether you're lovestruck, lovelorn or loveless, don your finest attire and come drink, dance and debauch yourself into delirium or delinquency with A Curious Invitation's The Dark Side of Love.

Spurn that annual anodyne festival of cards, confectionery and cupids, and surrender yourself instead to obsession, yearning, infatuation and pasión fatal. Spread over four floors at Soho’s Century Club a cavalcade of London's most eerie, exotic and eccentric performers awaits to delight you as we celebrate the iniquity, idolatry and profanity of love.

Music from: New Orleans brass band Temple Funk Collective, Argentinian Tango band La Poderosa, trap, brass, r'n'b and hip-hop from Miguel Dare, fine tunes from Jamie Moon and balkan, bellydance and Bollywood tracks from Sacha Dieu.

Performances from: Burlesque Bombshell Dinah-Might, bizarre latex cabaret from Syban V, crazy shapes from contortionist Twisted Nymph, pole dancing form Bitter Pill, acrobatics from the Bitter and Twisted duo and an immersive poetry experience from Crimson Word, plus many more acts to be announced nearer the time.

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COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend A Curious Invitation: The Dark Side of Love - The Valentine's Masked Ball at the Century Club at 21:00 on Saturday 10 February. To enter the competition, send an email to vienna@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: It's certainly a sweet time of year... All those chocolates and cloying, sugary sweets in cute shapes and sizes. But it wasn't always this way. In fact, the first Valentine's Day box of chocolates was introduced by Richard Cadbury. The question is... What was the year?
A: .1) 1868 .2) 1300 .3) 2009 .4) 1066