It was brilliant, if I do say so myself.
Let me show you some pictorial evidence of the awesomeness of the evening. It took place, as usual, in the best pub in London - the Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker.
Playsuit - Big Beautiful Barbara Brown, a very long time ago
Flower headpiece - GG's Pinup Couture
Our outfits for the evening were a gypsy fortune teller, a showgirl and a ring-mistress. Jeni's costume came almost entirely from Dalston market that morning, and Bethan's was lent by a friend. Mine was cobbled together from my wardrobe! Any excuse to wear a giant flower headpiece and my high-heeled clogs.
We are friendly door bitches.
We placed bags of popcorn and other treats around the place, as well as pictures to set the scene!
Our entertainment for the evening was Miss Stefanie Valentine, a contortionist and model who is as beautiful as she is bendy.
She was fabulous. Book her!
Bethan's boyfriend Laurence, aka the Potato Merchant (you must go), was a very creepy clown.
And just for gratuitous vanity, one more of us gals.
Ignore the strange art installation behind us!
Our usual photographer for the evening, the one and only Hanson Leatherby came right at the very end as he had a job, but still had time to snap a few mementos.
Sad Katie Clown
The Ric Rac Raffle!
Ella and Oliver from the London Vintage Kitchen, as seen in my last blog!
Last but not least, a better view of my strange eye-makeup!
Go and visit Hanson on Facebook to see the full set!
As always, I'm immensely grateful to all who graced the Ric Rac with their glamorous, costumed presence. Stay tuned for details of the next one! It'll be big (but not a big top).