WEMBLEY PARK PRIDE AFTER PARTY
Location: Boxpark Wembley
6:00pm — 10:00pm
Get your groove on and slip into the performers afterparty! End the celebrations with sickening performances and upbeat entertainment. Expect the performers from the day in epic collaborations. PLUS, a very special queen will be gracing us with her presence.
18+, PHYSICAL ID REQUIRED AFTER 8PM
Jonas Hedqvist is a performer and passionate advocate for body positivity and mental health, especially in the younger LGBTQIA+ community. After being crowned Mr Gay Sweden and releasing the Official Song of Stockholm Pride “I am What I am” and recent Official Anthem of Copenhagen Pride “Survivors”, he has released several Top 5 hits, worked with productions as the Eurovision Song Contest, ULTRA Music festival, Miami and toured most continents to perform for crowds of up to 40 000. Now after a few years in the U.S. he is now a proud West Londoner.
During the pandemic Jonas paused all performing and partnered with some of the world's most well known drag performers and one of the largest non profit educational organisations in Sweden to make sure every young person in the country was offered the opportunity to experience the tools from drag as a way to boost their self confidence. A project now launching in the U.K.
2022 Jonas is reintroducing himself on the international pop arena with the first single “In The Zone” to be released worldwide on 1 July.
Pussy”Kat” Bangkok (Kat Kasisopa)
Kat Kasisopa aka Pussy”Kat” Bangkok is an interactive cabaret stand-up comedy act. She is an experienced presenter, and actress who has entertained audiences as Cookie Power in Channel 4’s Big Brother UK and as a pantomime actress in Leicester Square Theatre and around the country. Kat appears annually as a panelist on Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, Channel 5.
and has been seen as one of the official podium hosts for Pride in London.
Kat was shortlisted top 5 in the” Best Newcomers award” at The QX Cabaret Awards 2019.
Kat also hosts and performs regularly in LGBTQ+ venues in West End like Halfway to Heaven , Retro Bar , Village Soho. Kat is an advocate for inclusion and visibility, standing up for the LGBTQIA+ community and the Thai community.
INTERNATIONAL POP QUEEN ENOKA: A SELF MADE MUSIC ENTREPRENEUR WITH SRI LANKAN HERITAGE THAT BY HER OWN FORCE HAS TAKEN HER CAREER FROM BACKGROUND SINGER TO AN AWARD WINNING GLOBAL PHENOMENA.
ENOKA is the name on everybody’s lips with the tune on everybody’s mind. Nominated at The Hollywood Music in Media Awards for ”Best Dance” in 2021 she is now played on radio stations around the world on a daily basis with her latest release ”The Woman In Me” on heavy rotation worldwide.
In 2022, Conleth released his new EP 'Just A Dream' and performed his own sets at Mighty Hoopla, Pride in London and Eclectic Love.
Described by OK Magazine! as 'the breath of fresh air we all need right now' and QX Magazine as "an infectiously energetic, refreshingly cheerful Singer/Songwriter”, Conleth Kane recorded his debut album 'Proud - Live in London' at a sold out show at The Crazy Coqs in London's West End seeing him shoot to Number 2 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Charts. He released his self-penned debut EP in August 2020 which went to Number 7 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Chart.
Conleth has performed live sets of his own songs on both BBC Radio London, BBC Radio Ulster, and Northern Ireland's Number 1 Radio Station, Cool FM. 2017 saw Conleth win the 'Personal Contribution to the LGBTQ Community' at the annual GNI Magazine Awards in Belfast - voted for by the public.
Conleth has toured his music all over the world including Europe and Australia as well as performing as a special guest for the London Gay Men's Chorus and the Gay Mens Dance Company at Pride in London and The Troxy in London. His song ‘Proud’ has been remixed by world-leading pop producers ‘7th Heaven’ and was released last year.
"A voice that would melt your heart" - Gaby Roslin BBC Radio London
"Brilliant music!" - Gay Times Magazine
"Proud by Conleth Kane is an anthem for our times" - Out News Global
"Proud was always set to be an LGBTQI anthem. With this brand-new accompanying video, Conleth has confirmed his queer icon status and showed us all how to live without fearing what other’s think" - Diva Magazine
Asifa Lahore is Britain’s first out Muslim drag queen and LGBT+ activist, pushing the boundaries of what it means to be LGBT, South Asian and Muslim.
Alpha Dancers Performance Group
The Alpha Dancers Performance Group are an inclusive group of people from the queer community and their fierce allies who love to spread the message of joy and love. The group looks to pull on various styles from different dancers to showcase how diverse our community can be. The group love to perform and use this as an outlet for their creativity, positivity and expression of love. They are more than dancers; they are a family!
They believe that dance can bring people together, so that's exactly what they do. Each week they also hold a fun, energetic dance class; they welcome everyone of all dance abilities who want to be part of their fabulous dance community.
”Therese Neaime is breaking new ground for minority performers daily. The singer-songwriter’s music pushes her Lebanese heritage into a European - Arabic Pop hybrid that has charted worldwide. Her latest music video "Dance Love" was praised by the British for its unique form of expression. In 2020 and 2021 she was the headlining act at the Copenhagen Pride in Denmark and Cape Town Pride Festival in South Africa for 20,000 new fans. In January 2021 she won the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for best ”Dance” song. She is a shining example of "a strong person who stands out and who inspires so many to dare to follow their dreams" she also does it World-wide."
She has played concerts in the US, Europe and the Middle East. She has performed for NATO troops in Afghanistan, and opened up for Simply Red on their European tour and also been the Brand Ambassador for Volkswagen Middle East.
Oakland is a London-based independent artist and songwriter with his mind set on becoming a regular fixture on the established club and pop scene. His track record of eight singles, has earned him radio plays in the US, Australia, Spain and the Netherlands and a loyal fanbase.
His penchant for producing dance friendly pop music, has in the past drawn comparisons with Darren Hayes, Simon Curtis and Olly Alexander. Now, Jonas is releasing his new single ‘Hot Summer Boys’, followed by additional songs in 2022.
Oaklands’ first single ‘Beat of My Heart’ landed him an interview on Larry Flick's Morning Jolt show on New York radio station Sirius XM, followed by radio appearances in countries such as Spain and Holland, taking his music to the international scene. His single ‘Where were you last night’ made it to the Top 10 iTunes Dance Chart, and with the follow-up single ‘When the Music Dies’ and an appearance on Australian JOY Radio, he continued growing his fanbase worldwide.
“Some years ago, I released my first single, embarking on an exciting journey that would take me to night club stages, radio shows from the US to Australia and most importantly bring new friends from across the world. Eight songs later, it’s time to write the next chapter with a new set of songs to inspire and put some dance-loving hoofs to work,” says he.
Orla started life scrubbing in Stockwell but had eyes for big city lights! Starting her cabaret act at the RVT she's gone on to spread herself all over the place, hosting Bring Baby Drag Bingo, reading and singing to children for Drag Storytime, Cabaret at The Two Brewers with her drag family to hosting her own residencies at 4 different venues all over London, including John the Unicorn & Prince of Wales Feathers and finally keeping it all at home with her weekly Youtube Channel "Derek & Orla Do" with her partner Derek. She's also appeared in the film Sequins and on stage at the Southwark Playhouse and Apollo West End Theatres. Orla also has the privilege of being the first drag queen to sky dive in the UK for Stonewall and just ran the London Landmarks Half Marathon for The Terrence Higgins Trust.
Glimour is a glamorous old-Hollywood inspired AFAB cabaret performer who puts the ‘sex’ in asexual. Her drag combines burlesque elements with sultry live vocals, challenging stereotypes associated with being ace.