October 07, 2020

A Squawking Success

A Squawking Success
Rob Tarren
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For the last two weekends we have been busy again, our doors have been open and we've welcomed you back for a series of evenings full of talent, good food, fine wine, atmosphere and joy, and god it felt good!


The Parrot Cage brought us all back to life, it was a real reminder of what we do so well, why our industry is so important- and why we must do everything we can to keep it alive.

We can’t thank you enough for supporting us, and we've been overwhelmed by the response, hearing how much you enjoyed yourselves and seeing how well it all worked whilst feeling safe and sitting happily within the guidelines means we simply have to do some more.

Burlesque siren Missy fatale pours glitter all over her bare breasts whilst bathed in pink light on stage at cabaret show the parrot cage at elmore court
James Fear
Missy Fatale
Burlesque siren Missy fatale waving blue feathered fan at cabaret dinner show in the cotswolds
Missy Fatale by James Fear
Missy Fatale
Dry stand up comedian Marcel lucont looks blankly at the audience in a purple suit and bare feet on stage at a cabaret dinner
James Fear
Marcel Lucont is not impressed
Marcel Lucont stand up comedian in a purple suit under purple lights at cabaret dinner show
Rob Tarren
A purple Marcel Lucont

Feedback from the Cage

"It really was the most incredible event. Delicious food, incredible entertainment and such a happy escape from the current reality. THANK YOU team E, you are the BEST oxoxo"

"Thank you all so much for a wonderful and magical evening full of laughter. We had a fabulous time feeling 'normal' for a while. Compliments to the chef, the bar staff (thanks Kat ❤️) and the whole team. You are amazing. When can we come back?"

“We had such a fun night last night!! Happiest and best night we’ve had in the last 6 months ❤️ we can’t wait to have our wedding here and celebrate with all you lovely feathered lot!”

“Amazing night. We were blown away! Can’t wait for future events”

“And in true Elmore Court style you created a fabulous evening. Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to come back and see you all and make more special memories at a very special place with a very special team 😘”

"I loved every second of it! We both did! Can’t wait to come back again soon! The food and atmosphere was insane! Team did an amazing job as always! ❤️"

“The girls and I had such a great evening. Was a great morale booster and just what we needed. Everything looked beautiful and you guys were bloody great. I cannot wait to get married here. Thank you so much x”

Guests roaring with laughter sitting at round tables at cabaret dinner the parrot cage
James Fear

The Show isn't Over

For a temporary period only, whilst we still can’t fully do the weddings we normally do and love, we are having to diversify. To help feed and flex our creative and operational muscles during this funny interim.

This isn’t a forever change though. And we want to make that very clear.

For the time being the Parrot Cage will be woven in and run alongside the intimate weddings we have for the rest of the year- as well as some other fun ideas.

So watch this space (and sign up here!) to find out more.

Drag king Jess love in black and white performs a routine in a suit and moustache at cabaret dinner at elmore court
James Fear
Jess Love drag-kinging it up
Cabaret rouge perform marie antoinette routine in curly wigs and corsets holding fans
Rob tarren
Cabaret rouge performing their Marie Antoinette routine
Cabaret drag queen in black and white on stage at elmore court
James Fear
Myra Doubois
Live music cabaret dinner drummer wearing weird mask that makes him look like a doll
James Fear
Curious Little Big Band
Live pianist at pop up cabaret dinner show
James Fear
Marcel Lucont stand up comedian performs on stage with bare feet holding glass of red wine at a cabaret dinner in the cotswolds
James Fear
Marcel Lucont
Team E don parrot costumes and become cabaret waitresses for the evening at special pop up burlesque show at elmore court in the cotswolds
James Fear

The stars of the show

The only thing left to say is the biggest, warmest and most heartfelt THANK YOU to all the gorgeous and talented stars of The Parrot Cage... and of course again to all of you lovely people who came to support them all...

- Burlesque Siren: Missy Fatale
- Drag Queen: Myra DuBois
- Raconteur: Marcel Lucont
- Queen (and King) of Cabaret: Jess Love
- Magician: Darren Campbell 
- Comedian: Patrick Monahan
- Burlesque troupe: Cabaret Rouge
- Live music: Curious Little Big Band
- Arts programmer: Emma Purvis Programming

- Photos by James Fear & Rob Tarren

Live close up table magic from award winning magician Darren Campbell, behind him the curious little big band takes the stage
James Fear
Burlesque siren Missy fatale waving blue feathered fan at cabaret dinner show in the cotswolds
Missy Fatale by James Fear
Hoola hooper cabaret act on stage
James Fear
Weird parrot art work hung on the walls of the gillyflower to decorate the parrot cage cabaret
Rob Tarren
Live music with added dressing up- front man waers curly wig and heart shaped glasses
James Fear
The parrot cage cabaret
James Fear
The Parrot cage immersive dinner experience at elmore court
Rob Tarren
The Curious little big band on stage
James Fear
James Fear
James Fear
Immersive dinner experience decor including dressing table and dressing gown
Rob Tarren
Jess love drag king on stage under red lights at elmore court's pop up covid cabaret
James Fear
The Gillyflower at elmore court lit up and lively for pop up cabaret the parrot cage
Rob Tarren
Delicious gourmet food being prepared in the kitchens of elmore court for special pop up covid cabaret events
Rob Tarren
Burlesque star Missy fatale sparkles with fans of beautiful feathers lit up in pink at cabaret dinner pop up at cotswolds wedding venue elmore court
James Fear
Fire eating burlesque star with bare breasts
James Fear
Beak to beak, two cabaret waitresses kiss on the cheek with covid beak masks
Rob Tarren
Elvis impersonator walks around the audience at cabaret show
James Fear
Close up magic by Darren Campbell
Rob Tarren
Fine dining food at elmore court cabaret pop up
Rob Tarren
The curious little big band on stage at elmore court for pop up covid cabaret
James Fear
Atmospheric twinkling cabaret dinner with live music in the cotswolds
James Fear
Myra Dubois drag queen on stage
James Fear
drag queen cabaret act in darkness on stage with small lights
James Fear
Fire eating burlesque performance in the cotswolds
James Fear
cabaret waiting staff dressed as Parrots for the parrot cage at elmore court
James Fear
burlesque siren wraps feathered fans around her seductively at pop up cabaret show the parrot cage
James Fear
Hoola hoop performer wearing red dress in front of purple curtains at cabaret dinner the parrot cage in the cotswolds
Rob Tarren
Live music cabaret show. Front man sings into a microphone gets down from stage wearing curly wig and glasses
James Fear
Twinkling lights and table lamps adorn cabaret dinner pop up the parrot cage at elmore court
Rob Tarren
The Parrot cage cabaret dining event beautiful round tables set up amid twinkling lights
Rob Tarren
Fire eating burlesque performer at cabaret pop up the parrot cage
James Fear
Drag queen brightly lit up in pink and white light on stage at elmore court's special pop up covid cabaret the parrot cage
James Fear
Gorgeous drag queen Myra Dubouis
James Fear
Alternative comedian almost blends into the purple curtains wearing his purple suit onstage
Rob Tarren

Come again!

If you're liking the look of this and it's the first you've heard, fly on over to our Parrot Cage page to sign up for future events (News just in: there will definitely be more.)

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