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FooFoo Labelle, a white perfomer with bright red hair, joyfully swirls a giant welsh flag around her semi-nude body. SHe is perfoming to an audience and having the time of her life.


- where the weird, wild and wonderful come to play!

AUGUST 22nd - 25th 2024

FooFoo Labelle and Cardiff Cabaret Club are proud to present four unmissable shows alongside incredible workshops showcasing some of the UK's top cabaret and burlesque artists.

Join us at Chapter, Cardiff for four days of sparkly, raucous fun this August. Dress in your finest, grab a drink, and be transported into a sparkling world of glamour, comedy and striptease

Meet the team

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Oola Pearl

With a background in acting and science communication Oola is now a passionate devotee of the art and science of bump n grind!

A member of Cardiff Cabaret Club since 2017 she is a burlesque fanatic, and advocate for the art in all its forms. Oola is an accomplished performer and can be found messing about on stages accross the UK with her signature style of glam and geek!

As well as being a joyfully
peri-menopausal stripper she is a proud Mama Bear to three glorious humans, an environmentalist, micro farmer, artist and silversmith who loves Strictly, complicated board games, and cake.

Oola can't wait to welcome everyone to Wales Burlesque Festival 2024 and is tickled cerise to be part of it's creation.

Photo by Evita Photography

Steph - About us
Foofoo Labelle


International sensation, FooFo Labelle has been hoofing it around the globe for over 30 years! Dancer, singer, choreographer, producer, Mum and business owner, FooFoo founded Cardiff Cabaret Club in 2007. She has produced over 250 shows and taught thousands of classes and workshops where performers of all ages and experiences are welcome.

FooFoo trained in Musical Theatre at Arts Educational London. She is constantly creating both for herself and the Cardiff Cabaret Club dynasty.

Known for her high camp, ridiculous, comedy burlesque and sing n fling acts. Look out for her solo projects and theatre shows.

FooFoo is thrilled to be creating and producing the 2024 Wales Burlesque Festival at Chapter Arts Centre.

Photo by Neil Kendall

Flossie - About us
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Flossie trained in Performance Art at Aberystwyth University before moving to Cardiff in 2011 where she is now the Marketing Campaigns Manager for National Dance Company Wales.

Flossie joined Cardiff Cabaret Club in 2014 - where she made many lifelong friends and quickly found her niche in stage management. She loves ensuring a show runs smoothly, especially if she can di it in a silly costume.

Flossie loves connecting people to live arts experiences that can make them smile - be it through glamour and grace or pure stupidity and is excited to share the power of Burlesque with new audiences across the City, as well as introducing the incredible artists to weird, wild and wonderful Wales.

Photo by Megan Pritchard


The venue

Chapter Arts Centre

Chapter is an international centre for contemporary arts and culture, rooted in the heart of Cardiff, Wales. Established by artists in 1971 to celebrate experimentation and radical thought, we’ve been a catalyst for creativity and critical thinking ever since.

The Creative Heart of Cardiff

Chapter offers a core programme of theatre, cinema and art and is home to over 50 artists and creative companies - from recording studios to printmaking. Outdoors, you can enjoy green spaces nurtured by Canton Community Gardeners who share their knowledge through outreach work with schools and local commuities and look after our beautiful bees!


The community comes together in our award-winning caffi bar, a great place to meet up with friends, find a quiet spot to work away from home, or tuck in to our freshly prepared, locally sourced food and drink.