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Presented by The Cocoa Butter Club

It’s time to lotion up baby! The Cocoa Butter Club are here to moisturise a dry and dusty performance scene by showcasing Queer performers of colour!

The Cocoa Butter Club is a spirited soiree celebrating performers of colour. Wrapped in your favourite Neo-Soul, discover Burlesque, live music, drag, voguing, hula hooping and much much more.

About The Cocoa Butter Club

The Cocoa Butter Club is an award-winning performance company, showcasing and celebrating performers of colour!​

A first of its kind, The Cocoa Butter Club gives a voice to Black, Asian and racially othered performers with showcases, classes and professional productions, including cabarets.​

Founded in 2016 by cabaret star Sadie Sinner, this is a creative clap back to cultural appropriation, lack of representation and imitation, such as black-facing or in performance.

Learn more here.


Performance contains strong language, some sexual content, nudity and audience interaction.


If you have any access needs you want to discuss with us, please call the box office Monday to Friday between 10am – 10pm on 0161 274 0600.

Alternatively, you can email the box office on, or get in touch via direct message on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (@contactmcr on all three platforms).

Once you have been booked in a wheelchair seat once, you can book online from then onwards and do not have to call our box office team to facilitate your booking. Please do reach out if you have any questions about this process.


Get access to a range of exclusive offers and juicy deals throughout the year with our Contact Membership!

Learn more here. 


Times are hard. They are getting harder. Despite that, we know that art will prevail.

Our lowest concession rate – called The Pinch ticket – is now available for anyone who needs it, with no proof required.

To book your The Pinch ticket, simply proceed to check out at any event of your choice and input the number of tickets required into the ‘The Pinch’ field. For any queries, reach out to our wonderful Box Office team at


This performance is a part of our flagship LGBTQ arts festival, Queer Contact. To learn more about Queer Contact 2023, and to explore other shows in the lineup, head to this page here.


  • Price
    Full Price: £20 | Under 35: £15 | Concessions: £10 | Contact Membership: 50% off
  • Venue

    Contact, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M15 6JA

  • Ages
  • Running
    90 minutes, plus a 20 minute interval
  • Genre
Date Time & Place
Thursday 9 February 7:30pm
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