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Gypsy Disco: The Masked Carnival at The Islington Metal Works

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Time 21:30
Date 19/04/19
Price £17

Calling hither, all you Mavericks, Mystics, Sinners and Reprobates as Gypsy Disco open their doors once more and invite you to London's most wild theatrical party of colour, magic and debauchery.

Don you finest, and bring your high heels and colourful cat suits as the Carnival is in town for one night only! Party with until the sun rises as you lose your inhibitions and sense of self as the Gypsy Disco family takes you on a journey into enlightenment, pleasure and ecstatic sensation!

Split over 3 rooms, you have the chance to join your tribe, wear your colours and engage with all the intimate and extravagant immersive experiences that are in store for you!

Expect to hear the most enticing Latin, Disco Afrobeats, seeking to withdraw you from reality as Gypsy Disco resurrect the traditions of carnival fused with gender-bending performance, dark and dirty dancing and colourful explosions of expression! Expect interactive experiences, roaming characters, secret corners and gin fuelled hedonistic behaviour! Welcome to the Masked Carnival!

Room 1: The Tropical Bazaar
Live Bands & Alluring DJ's

Nestled into a delicious natural enclave, find yourself intoxicatingly moved by the rhythmic sound of musicians and DJ's. Embrace the magical realism that the environment creates and allow your senses to get overloaded with the smells, colours and characters that present themselves to you!

Music Lineup:
Afro Cluster
Utilizing cuts, a full horn section and rhythm section as well the MC stylings of Skunkadelic, they’ve been frequently described as having a colossal sound and an explosive live show.
Balkanoes
The Balkanoes energy will guarantee a Balkan bash of mammoth proportions. Moving seamlessly from traditional klezmer to gypsy grooves and unique takes on well-known classics, this ferociously fine 9-piece band mix up a goulash of Balkan brass and fiddle with klezmer flavours so to create a hot, soulful party music that always gets audiences dancing with joy!

DJs:
Gypsy Disco Soundsystem (Baile Funk, Cumbia & Tropical Bassline)
Racubah SoundsystemSoundsystem (Astro Tropical Funk)

Room 2: The Colourful Cove
Life Drawing | Story Telling Den | Massage Parlour | Sensory Games | Body Painting | Market Stalls
Find yourself lost in a flurry of glorious activities, workshops and devilish characters that will tease, taunt and tantalise your warped perception of yourself!

Room 3: The Honey Trap
Drag | Debauchery | Dutty Bassline
This is where late night libertines and rascals run wild! Join your fellow Klub Kids, Kinksters and Tainted Ticklers for a delicious experience of heavy rotational movements, glamour and sass! Participate in ritualistic ceremonies, spontaneous dance aerobics, raunchy cabaret, provocative games and cat walk strutting commotions!
DJ's:
Boombox Committee (Garage, Bassline & Ghetto Funk)
Ash Tres (Dirty Disco & Fabulous Funk)

Dress Code: Sequins, Harnesses and Colourful Textures! You will be able to buy from thr selected clothing brands before as well as during the event.

Gypsy Disco - The Wildest Immersive Circus Party from Gypsy disco on Vimeo.