“We are bringing all of our goops and gags from our fabulous US convention.”
RuPaul’s DragCon is coming to the UK for the first time ever.
The official Twitter account for the convention announced the news on Sunday (8 September), writing: “We are bringing all of our goops and gags from our fabulous US convention and packing it into two sickening days on January 18th and 19th!
“You’ll be able to shop with our amazing vendors, visit with the cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and select US Queens, and enjoy some of your favorite panels and performances at our Main Stage!”
They added: “Everyone is welcome including our British tots so make sure to bring the whole family to enjoy all of our amazing programming plus fun in our signature Kids Zone!”
You’ll be able to meet the entire cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (the spin-off premieres 3 October on BBC Three and iPlayer) as well as Michelle Visage, who will be in attendance “along with many other amazing celebrities”.
Tickets range from £40-£250. If you want to attend for just one day, tickets will be £40. Weekend tickets will be £70 and if you want to fork out another £30, you can get your hands on a WOW Presents Plus DragCon Exclusive T-Shirt.
The VIP Weekend Experience is priced at £250 and gets you more than any other ticket level and includes:
VIP Exclusive Performance Saturday Morning
Special Collector’s Edition VIP Badge, signed by RuPaul!
Special Collector’s Edition VIP Lanyard
More Extended VIP Hours, 2 extra hours total!
Priority lines for meeting Queens and other celebrities
Special collectors VIP Enamel Pin
WOW Presents Plus DragCon exclusive T-Shirt
Dedicated VIP Registration Area Exclusive VIP Lounge, open Saturday and Sunday
VIP Exclusive Cash Bar in the VIP Lounge
VIP Exclusive Food Cart in the VIP Lounge
VIP Exclusive Photo Op in the VIP Lounge
10% off all merch at the World of Wonder booth
You can purchase tickets here. DragCon will be held at London’s Olympia, the same arena as DragWorld UK.
Watch the official announcement below.