Oct
30
to Oct 31

Truth to Power

We are delighted to take part at Truth to Power Cafe at the Roundhouse, London on the 30-31st October:

Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?

That’s the question award-winning theatre maker Jeremy Goldstein will pose to up to 20 participants in his ‘Truth to Power Café’ this autumn.

This new international performance event is intercut with monologue, poetry, image, music, memoir and live and spontaneous testimony from participants rising up in the name of free speech and political activism.

Over these two shows appearances from participants include Activist of the Year Dan GlassOtto and Ruby of the Radical Beauty Project; Artsadmin artistic director Judith Knight; artists Xavier de Sousa and Reece Lyons; journalist and co-founder of Justice for Women Julie Bindel; and Holocaust survivor Ruth Barnett

Roundhouse Resident Spoken Word Artists Katie GillChifa KChloe Florence and Tatenda Matsvai will also be saying their piece. 

Full details of the participants are listed below, please note the line-up is subject to change.

the revolutionary potential of theatre at its best and most direct

the Guardian

Speaking truth to power has its origins in the anti-war movement, and is now widely accepted to mean saying something to those in authority or position of trust who don’t want to hear it. Is it to your parents, a sibling, politician, lover, landlord, religious leader, boss, banker or simply your best friend? It’s time to tell them the truth before it’s too late.

Creator and Host: Jeremy Goldstein Verse: Henry Woolf Director: Jen Heyes Photography: Sarah Hickson Lighting: Nigel Edwards Banners: Ed Hall Music: David Bowie and Sven Ratzke

PARTICIPANTS

TUESDAY 30TH OCTOBER

Chairman Kato Artist, musician and activist

Dan Glass Writer and activist

Judith Knight Founder and artistic director, Artsadmin

Katie Gill Roundhouse Resident Artist

Laura Godfrey-Isaacs Artist, activist and midwife

Leon Fleming Playwright

Otto of Radical Beauty Project

Reece Lyons Artist, Activist and Roundhouse Poetry Slam 2018 runner-up

Xavier de Sousa Performance maker, curator, producer

WEDNESDAY 31ST OCTOBER

Chifa K Roundhouse Resident Artist

Chloe Florence Roundhouse Resident Artist

Dan de la Motte Performer, activist and Creative Climate Leader

Julie Bindel Journalist, writer and co-founder of Justice For Women

Rakaya Fetuga Roundhouse Resident Artist

Ruby for Radical Beauty Project

Ruth Barnett Writer and Holocaust survivor

Stephen Laughton Playwright and filmmaker

Tatenda Matsvai Roundhouse Resident Artist

Vijay Patel Performance artist

TICKETS: http://www.roundhouse.org.uk/whats-on/2018/truth-to-power-cafe/

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Drag Syndrome at Drag Wotever, Royal Vauxhall Tavern
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Drag Syndrome at Drag Wotever, Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Come see Ruby Bond at Bar Wotever

Bar Wotever – Queer Tuesdays at RVT
Doors: from 7pm – Midnight. Stage program from 8.30pm – 10.30ish. Our DJs play til closing time.
Entry: Full Price £7 / Concession £5

Live Music, Cabaret, Drag, Performance Art, Burlesque and Spoken Word, we mix it all, expect the Unexpected!

This is a night for friendly and open minded people who know how to pay attention. We are Famous for our knowledgable audience.

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Alternative Miss World
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Alternative Miss World

Background

The Alternative Miss World returns to Shakespeare’s Globe. Since 1972, artist Andrew Logan has hosted his celebrated pageants, attracting global audiences and contestants, whenever he feels the time is right. For 2018 the theme is Psychedelic Peace. Logan says: ‘It is about Peace and Love for Humanity.’

Alternative Miss World competitions have become something of legend, remaining influential, inventive and hotly anticipated. Entrants follow traditional daywear, swimwear and eveningwear sections plus prepare for that oh-so-important personality interview. This is where the parallels stop: The Alternative Miss World’s focus lies not on beauty, but around transformation in a world where creativity, equality and the unique can be celebrated. Without any rehearsals, anything can happen, and often does!

The winner will be adorned with the much-coveted, Logan-designed crown jewels.

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Drag Syndrome at Duckie
Sep
29
9:00 PM21:00

Drag Syndrome at Duckie

We are thrilled to take part in the legendary DUCKIE at The Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

Duckie’s flag ship rock ‘n’ roll honky tonk

Queer heritage, performance art and honky-tonk, every Saturday for twenty one flippin’ years with Amy Lamé hosting this arty party playgroup, resident DJs Readers Wifes handling the dance floor, and door whore artistes Father and Jay Cloth.

Purveyors of progressive working class entertainment

“Men dressed as women dressed as dogs dressed as cats. Asking questions about gender and identity but also pulling things out of various orifices – of course, it’s Saturday night entertainment.” – Duckie co-creator, Simon Casson

 

 

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Drag Syndrome at VFD
Aug
2
4:30 PM16:30

Drag Syndrome at VFD

Drag Syndrome, London's underground event where Drag collide head to head with Down's Syndrome invite you to experience some drag mayhem at the beloved VFD. Join us for extra Chromosome Drag night with our royal Queens and Kings, and of course as always meet our very special and important guests performers and sexy DJs.

We usually selling out quickly... just saying.

TICKETS: https://www.outsavvy.com/event/1560/drag-syndrome-at-vfd-tickets

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Drag Syndrome at Truck Festival
Jul
21
7:30 PM19:30

Drag Syndrome at Truck Festival

We are going to rock the Veterans & Virgin stage at Truck Festival 2018 on Saturday 21st July, Oxfordshire

Truck Festival, “the Godfather of the small festival scene”, is one of the UK’s longest running and most popular small festivals.

Coming straight out of the idyllic Oxfordshire countryside, They’ve been able to treat you to some of the biggest and best emerging artists since 1998!

Truck Festival, “the Godfather of the small festival scene”, is one of the UK’s longest running and most popular small festivals.

MORE INFO:

https://truckfestival.com/

 

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Drag Syndrome 0.2
May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Drag Syndrome 0.2

You gotta hold on to your 21st chromosome because we are coming out to play.
London’s first underground drag event featuring performers, artists and guests with Down’s Syndrome.’

The East London alternative drag scene will play host to an evening at Vogue Fabrics where drag will collide head on with Down’s Syndrome. Featuring special guests, performers and DJs. Line up TBC

Drag Syndrome
Date: Thursday 31st May, 7pm - midnight
Venue: Vogue Fabrics Dalston // VFD
66 Stoke Newington Rd, London N16 7XB

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Drag Syndrome
Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

Drag Syndrome

‘London’s first ever underground drag event featuring performers, artists and guests with Down’s Syndrome.’

Hold on to your 21st Chromosomes, kids... 
For one night only, the East London alternative drag scene will play host to an evening at Vogue Fabrics where drag will collide head on with Down’s Syndrome. Featuring special guests, performers and DJs Sultan Shakes and Bip Ling... yes, you’re very welcome :) 

Drag Syndrome
Date: Thursday 29th March, 7pm - midnight, after party TBC.
Venue: Vogue Fabrics Dalston // VFD
66 Stoke Newington Rd, London N16 7XB


TICKETS 

 Photographer: Elise Dumontet Hair, mua: Paul Rogers Model: Holly Risebotough   www.radicalbeautyproject.com

Photographer: Elise Dumontet
Hair, mua: Paul Rogers
Model: Holly Risebotough

www.radicalbeautyproject.com

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Dance For Emergencies
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

Dance For Emergencies

Utopia as a hobby

It doesn’t have to make sense but it does

I’ll bottle the dance for you

For your emergencies

Followed by drinks and a talk. (The dance will be bottled and signed. Bottled Dance For Emergency can be available for display / purchase)

LOCATION

arebyte Gallery - Unit 21, Java House 7 Botanic Square, London City Island, London, England E14 0LG

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/culture-device-presents-dance-for-emergencies-at-concertina-tickets-38776890724

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Performance at LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES Art Gallery
Aug
20
3:00 PM15:00

Performance at LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES Art Gallery

LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES ART GALLERY, London

26 Lower Clapton Rd
(at the junction of Urswick Rd)
London, E5 0PD

FREE

LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES  - is a space dedicated to contemporary curation, providing a venue for curators to present group exhibitions and to create dialogue about or through art. They aim to be a forward-looking place of opportunity and innovation, with an evolving and always different art programme, without bias or preference for trends, style, form or specific artists.

Photograph of LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES by Rab Harling

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Initial Conditions
May
31
8:00 PM20:00

Initial Conditions

Meaningful journey through a meaning (less) process. 

Dancers burst into movement and quit with an unexpected force that makes them appear foreign to their own origins.

Artists: Sarah Gordy, Tommy Jessop, Holly Riseborough, Sam Barnard, Otto Baxter, Rishard Smith and guests. 

Creative Director: Daniel Vais
Photo: Sarah Gordy by Thierry Bal 

TICKETS £8/£10

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Violence of Discovery, Calm of Acceptance
May
10
3:00 PM15:00

Violence of Discovery, Calm of Acceptance

  • The University of Leicester Arts Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are delighted to take part Signatures on Saturday 10 May 2014 at Embrace Arts, Leicester, as part of Let’s Dance International Festival.

Signatures, in association with Dance4, is a platform that nurtures and supports undiscovered talent, by working with emerging dancers and choreographers and enabling them to realise their creative potential. The artists taking part in this showcase of new work have all been selected on the innovative strength of their concepts and desire to succeed in the arts industry. 

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