Fri, 07 Jul 2023, 17:00 (GMT)
Brixton Station Brixton Road, London, SW9 8HE
‘Even a Homosexual Can Be a Revolutionary’: ever wanted to learn more about the queer history of Brixton? Dan Glass, author of 'Queer Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Fierce History', is here to guide you.
In partnership with OUTbound – TfL’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) Staff Network Group.
Throughout modern history, Brixton’s queer community have built numerous cultural landmarks. The neighbourhood is shape-shifting and tells a story of unity, mischief, compassion, hope and solidarity. Join us and learn about the movements that built these stories, brick by brick.
Highlights – stops include the South London Gay Community Centre, Brixton Black Women’s Centre, The George pub, Pearls Shebeen, Squatters paradise at 121 Railton Road, Race Today and the Gay liberation Front (GLF) Icebreakers support line. Along the route, we will explore african queerness with Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Brixton Faeries Theatre Company and march under the ‘Brixton Gays Welcome Anti-Fascists’ banner to the legendary ‘Rock Against Racism’ festival in Broxkwell Park, concluding the tour at Brixton House.
For this tour, Dan Glass will be joined by Jonathan Blake. Blake was an active member of Lesbians & Gaymen Support the Miners during the AIDS crisis.His activism was immortalised by the fim Pride.
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Walk in our queer elders' footprints in this guide full of humour, joy, pathos and mischief