Join the CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle LGBT History Walk
CoolTan Arts (longstanding members of the NIACEdefinition mental health network) believes mental well-being is enhanced by the power of creativity and invites you to join us for the Largactyl Shuffle LGBT History Walk - a sashay through queer Southwark!
En route, we will discover the hidden histories of local LGBT figures and stop for short talks, games and frolics. Discover how LGBT people are portrayed in old ballads and stories, learn about the radical Brixton Faeries and Southwark’s ‘passing’ men and women.
On the way we will visit the site of London’s first gay disco and the Cross Bones Cemetery. There will also be the chance to try Voguing and to learn the secret gay language of Polari. FANTABULOSA!
Come along to meet new people and learn more about the area. CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle is a free guided walk for mental and physical wellbeing, though art exercise, humour and history.
Date: Saturday 15 February 2014
Start: 11.45am outside Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AZ.
Finish: Cross Bones Cemetery, Red Cross Way, London SE1.
The walk is accessible to wheelchair users and people with disabilities. Call CoolTan Arts on 07985 658443 if you cannot find the walking group on the day. Walk leaders wear orange high-viz vests and rucksacks. Please bring a packed lunch and wear comfortable shoes. Free/Voluntary donation/
To find out more about the walk, call us on 020 7701 2696 or 0798 565 8443 on the day, or you can email emma [email protected]
Michelle Baharier (I am severely dyslexic please bear with me)
CEO CoolTan Arts, FRSA
I am did CoolTan Arts' Largactyl Shuffle Sponsored Walk on Saturday 12th October 2013, with 70 others you can still help by sponsoring me: http://www.justgiving.com/Michelle-Baharier2
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CoolTan Arts believes mental wellbeing is enhanced by the power of creativity.
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