Independent Radical Publishing
Sat, 27 May 2023, 19:00 - 1:00 (GMT)
Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH
Join us for the launch of 'Queer Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Fierce History' by Dan Glass.
Join us to celebrate the 18th birthday of UK Black Pride and the flagship launch of Queer Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London’s Fierce History by Dan Glass at London’s leading counter-cultural and LGBTQIA+ archive, Bishopsgate Institute, where the book was also researched and written.
The night will kick off with an in-conversation between Dan Glass and Lady Phyll, founder of UK Black Pride, Europe’s largest celebration for LGBTQI+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and Middle Eastern-descent; Ted Brown, founding member of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) and a representative of representative of OUTbound, Transport for London’s (TfL) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) Staff Network Group. The conversation will be chaired by performer, activist and Queer Tours of London – A Mince Through Time guide, Dani Dinger.
This will be followed by performances (tba), nibbles and DJ sets from Nite Dykez and DJ Ritu.
DJ Ritu is an Award-Winning London Disc-Jockey & Trailblazing Broadcaster. They are the voice behind the UK’s definitive global music show, A World in London.
Nite Dykes is a monthly nite for LGBT womxn. A brand spanking new lez-fest from the powerhouses behind Resis’dance, Faggamuffin Bloc Party and Goldsnap: Gin and Mica.
Expect: RnB, Afrobeats, UKG, UK Funky, Gay anthems, House classics, Soul, Disco, Motown and Pop.
Want to party? Click the link below for tickets.
Walk in our queer elders' footprints in this guide full of humour, joy, pathos and mischief