Eyes Down and get your lucky bingo pens at the ready for the Bona Pride Bingo Extravaganza !!!

“Bona to vada your dolly old eek.” That means ‘nice to see your pretty face’ in Polari, a slang with roots in the theatre that for decades functioned as a kind of secret code within Britain’s gay community.

Tobacco Factory are delighted to be teaming up once again with Wait…What ? Ibiza family to be part of Bristol Pride 2021 and what better way to celebrate than with a Bona Pride Bingo Extravaganza with money raised going into the Bristol Pride Fundraising pot !!

Hot on the cha cha heels of the Bona Vada Bingo Launch, June 6th this Pride worthy extravaganza has it all.

A safe space for the lgbtqia, qtipoc communities and our beloved Bedminster community to join in an afternoon and evening of hilarious games, high campery, tomfoolery, drag performances, cabaret and 3 games of bingo with amazing prizes. Entertainment, performances and music will be provided by the finest DJ’s, Drag Kings and Queens and also giving a platform to emerging Bristol talent.

We have for you:

3 games of Bingo with fabulous prizes hosted by your Bingo Caller the incomparable Lady Rae Fountain & Bristol’s sassiest Drag Queen Miss Venus Wailer acting as you Balls Selector…oh I say !

A Live Drag Make Over for one lucky audience member in the capable hands of “Bristol’s Lifestyle Awards” Winner LGBTQ+ Role Model 2021 Drag Queen Sally Savage.

Special Guests R&B, Rap artists Monique B & Reuel Elijah will be performing two songs produced and written by Monique B, giving you summer vibes and feel good music these two amazing artists are not one to miss ! Monique B – Hugely influenced by Michael Jackson, Prince, Chaka Khan, Frank Ocean, and Burna Boy, Monique’s latest single, ‘Revolving Doors’ featuring Reuel Elijah, has been making waves in the UK and Nigeria.so don’t miss this amazing and talented duo and exciting addition to our Bingo Pride Extravaganza.

8 DJ’s serving up Disco, House & Poptastic tunes !!

  • Trans DJ Mistress Taylor – Brighton
  • Ashanti 007 – Bristol Ballroom Community
  • Lady Casita – Wait…What ? Ibiza
  • Mikey Slade – Wait…What ? Ibiza
  • Simon H – Brighton
  • DJ Hanks – Brighton
  • Jay Soleil – Wait…What ? Ibiza
  • Dylan Debut – Wait…What ? Ibiza

Event details:

  • For the time being we are running at a reduced capacity so to avoid disappointment we kindly advise you to book your table in advance.
  • Tickets are sold as tables of 4 or 6. Tickets are £10 per person (plus booking fee) which includes 3 games of bingo per person.
  • Doors Open 3:30pm. Balls Drop for the first game 4pm. In between each game there will be a 10 min break to order drinks, food and nip to the lav.
  • You will be seated on a first come first served basis from the front but rest assured there will be seating for everyone. Please get in touch in advance for any additional requirements.
  • Dogs are welcome but please keep your pet on a lead at all times.
  • This event is outside, but all tables are undercover in case of rain!

Happy Pride 2021 with love from Wait…What ? Ibiza and Tobacco Factory

Artwork by @jjuanpedro

Other dates:

Sunday June 6th Bona Pride Bingo Launch – Fundraiser for Help Bristol’s Homeless