Hey babes, we’re just 7 days away from the FIRST celebration of all things drag, art, pop culture to hit the UK! That’s right, RuPaul’s DragCon UK is fast approaching and coming to Olympia London on January 18 & 19.
Hundreds of your beloved queens, celebrities, surprise guests, unforgettable performances, live panels and Q&A sessions, and so much more are in store for next weekend. To make the most out of your DragCon weekend, we’re dishing out the deets you need to know about attending.
Wigs, merch, nails, makeup, artwork, jewels, oh my! RuPaul’s DragCon UK is truly where the shopping is at. Let your inner glamazon shine and shop til you drop at the many exhibitor booths that will be available to you. You can see the list here.
P.S. We’ve got so much merch! Take a peek at some of the UK-exclusive merch you can snatch up only at DragCon.
The VIP Experience
Get the royal treatment with the highest perks possible with VIP entry. VIPs get priority access to pretty much everything—from early entry and access to the showroom floor, to being first-in-line at the queens’ booths, to scoring a prime spot on the Main Stage or panel. Plus, you’ll be able to unwind, untuck, and enjoy photo ops at the VIP exclusive lounge, so you can rest up and get back to meeting the queens and shopping at the hundreds of exhibitor booths. Before doors open for everyone else, VIPs get an exclusive performance by RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner, The Vivienne, on the Main Stage on Friday as well as DragCon-exclusive merch including a WOW Presents Plus T-Shirt, a special edition enamel pin, and a RuPaul signed Badge & Lanyard. Plus 10% off all merch at the World of Wonder booth! O n top of it all, you can skip the queue at the DragCon afterparties at G-A-Y! Snatch those VIP tickets here.
Main Stage Performances & Panels
Get ready to dance, because your favorite drag superstars and performers, including RuPaul, The Vivienne, Shea Coulee, Drag Syndrome, and more will bring the beat to the Main Stage.
Don’t miss out on some of the most entertaining and informative panels! Hear from your favorite queens and celebs on topics ranging from drag tips to art, culture, and politics. We’re excited to see RuTalks with special guest, Bananarama as well as live WOW Presents Plus panels!
You can check out the most recent panel and main stage updates here.
Queens & Celebrity Guests
Meet the entire cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, some of your favorite queens from the U.S., and the ultimate Squirrel Friend, Michelle Visage, along with many other exciting celebrities. The talent lineup can be seen here.
All are welcome, including the little ones, and that’s why we cater to younger attendees with a slate of kid-friendly activities and Kid Zones throughout the weekend. Here is everything you need to know about bringing kids to DragCon.
We’re so excited for to unveil all the goops and gags we have in store at RuPaul’s DragCon UK! Be sure to follow us on Instagram for immediate updates and coverage all weekend-long.