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Jaime Barton really rocks with her performance in the most traditional Brit concert ever

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  You really have to be a Brit (of a certain age) to fully appreciate the significance of Jamie Barton’s rather earth-shattering performance at the Last Night of The Proms in London. The Promenade Concerts , known as The Proms,  were started in 1895, when up until then  concerts were only for the rich Brit … Continue reading



MEAT : cult gay classic pin ups of real men

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  Celebrating nine years of cult-gay pin ups the UK’s MEAT ZINE has just released details of their 2010 Calendar which is now available to order. MEET’s raison d’etre  is that they use real guys (and NEVER models)  in a classic pictorial format full of stylish, un-retouched, natural photos.  They also have their own  regular … Continue reading



Showtunes Drag Brunch (unlike any other) at Dalston Superstore, East London

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  Dalston Superstore which is one  of our very favorite queer spaces in London’s East End is having another fab SHOWTUNES BRUNCH .  Hosted by E.Z . Street  who is London’s go-to drag queen for all things jazz hands and musical theatre. MS E.Z. Street writes   “AND I AM TELLING YOU, we’ll be DEFYING GRAVITY, … Continue reading



The radical Drag troupe BLOOLIPS still making an Exhibition of Themselves

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  Bloolips were a theatre troupe formed in London in 1977 by Bette Bourne. They created funny, camp shows with titles such as Lust in Space, Slung Back & Strapless and Get Hur. The brochure by Paul Shaw that accompanies the exhibition, states that “The drag was known at the time as radical drag, in … Continue reading



Notes and Queeries : Keith Jarrett at the British Library

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Queerguru’s London Correspondent JONATHAN KEMP has another day job too.  He is the published author of London Triptych (Myriad, 2010) which was shortlisted for the inaugural Green Carnation Prize and won the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award in 2011. His other fiction works include Twentysix (2011) and Ghosting (2015), and his nonfiction works include … Continue reading



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