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Drag is a roller-coaster!

Yes it’s that time of year when we embrace the iconic combination of drag artistry and theme park realness for a truly thrilling experience.Our fabulous friends over at Totally Drag are bringing their annual celebration of drag back to Alton Towers for another ride (literally) and we’re so ready for it.With 12 incredible artists on the rest, you better fasten your seatbelts Gurlies! The host Making it a hat trick, the brilliant Plastiq is back to show off their hosting skills once more following the outstanding demand of previous audiences. After seeing…

Snatch Talk: Week 6 (The final!)

Oh GURL, it’s time for the Drag Idol Newcastle 2024 final!At the semi finals we lost 3 performers at the final hurdle and saw Bipty P take best in show with their incredible live week performance.Our fantastic top four of Bipty P, Lois Common Denominator, Reese Wetherspoon and Sweet Boy…

Snatch Talk: Week 5

We do love a good semi……final. A double elimination down, a three-way win between Bipty P, Love Deluxe Erotica and Reese Wetherspoon and a whole lot of chaos down, it’s time for Here’s The Velvet Snatch to run you through week five….

Snatch Talk: Week 4

The Quarter finals are here, it’s time for the top 9 to battle it out. Following a single elimination and Bella B Campbell scoring best in show for the second time in a row, we’re moving onto teams week (in trios) as a competition first. Let The Velvet Snatch fill you in…

Snatch Talk: Week 3

Two weeks down, we’re onto what is essentially the last of the qualifying rounds before we move onto the quarter finals of the competition.After a double elimination and Bella B Campbell claiming best in show with her hilarious Gypsy Rose number last week, it’s time for musical week at Rusty’s…

Snatch Talk: Week 2

Who’s ready for round two of Drag Idol Newcastle?Following the 5 eliminations and crowning of Bipty P as best in show for week one, it was time for impersonations week to see which of the remaining 13 would slay hardest.Enjoy The Velvet Snatch reflecting on the chaos of week two!…

Snatch Talk: Week 1

It’s time for the 2024 edition of iconic drag competition Drag Idol, hosted in the wonderful northern city of Newcastle, know nationwide for paving the way for some absolutely incredible artists and truly fabulous performances over the years.Our own Velvet Snatch is back with her well renowned weekly review show…

Hadrian Cup 2024

It’s time to get sporty guys and dolls.Yes you read that right, it’s that time of year where we bring you something a little different to your regularly scheduled drag and music content, in the form of Hadrian Cup.Our favourite queer rugby tournament is back and we’re super hyped. Hadrian Cup…

Bobby’s Brunch Bonanza!

It will come as no surprise to anyone that we here at Gurl Global are fans a good old brunch, especially when it’s combined with a drag show.With UK vs The World returning to the BBC this month, our good friends over at Bobby’s have arranged an incredible line-up of…

We’re all Queerdos Here

We aren’t exactly strangers to a drag show, so it’s only natural for our curiosity to peak when we hear there’s something new on the horizon.It’s also no secret that the drag promotor scene has struggled for a little while now, so we’re very excited about the wonderful Queerdo Events…