19.00 – 19.30
Our velvet-toned songbird and hostess Sadie Sinner will set the stage for the historically informed high-kicks of Legs 67 and the street style and sinister good looks of the European Father of International Ballroom, D'relle Khan.
20.00 – 20.30
Sadie Sinner welcomes back Legs 67, introduces the politically activated poetry of Dean Atta and the provactive performance art of Chinese drag king Whiskey Chow.
21.00 – 21.30
Say night night with Sadie Sinner, Dean Atta, D'relle Khan and Legs 67.
Founder and curator of the Cocoa Butter Club, Sadie Sinner is a the bad girl with the good voice and a whole lot of love to give.
Dean Atta's debut poetry collection, I Am Nobody’s Nigger, was shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize. He has appeared BBC One’s The One Show and several times on BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service and Channel 4. Dean was named as one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. He regularly performs across the UK and internationally and is currently a judge of the 2018 BBC Young Writers’ Award. His second collection, The Black Flamingo, will be published in August 2019 by Hachette Children’s Group.
Coming from an activist background in China, Whiskey Chow has been engaging with political issues in her practice exploring themes of female masculinity, stereotypes and cultural projections of Chinese/Asian identity as interdisciplinary performance, moving image and experimental sound pieces.
D’relle Khan is the overall European Founder of the International House of Khan in the ballroom world and is known as London’s New Generation Pioneer. He has worked for some of the biggest names in the industry including Madonna, Kylie, Chris Brown and Jessie J.
Legs 67 (Thom Shaw, Daniel Hay-Gordon & Eleanor Perry) bring you three numbers made to mark over 50 years since the 1967 Sexual Offences Act and the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. It's 6 legs, 6 syrups, 3 phones and a trolley ...