Haringey Vanguard was invited by Opening Doors and Flourishing lives to run our Getting it Down, Getting it Done Digital workshop at the Tate Modern’s Age/ncy late event.
The three-day programme spanned stand-up comedy, physical theatre, workshops, and collaborative installation to explore the idea of ageing as transition across the life course.
Big thanks to the HV volunteers who contributed, and credit to Rachel’s design.
Our next Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting and workshop is on 26th May 2019 and
Bruce Castle Museum 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Workshop – Campaigning then and now: What can be learnt from campaigns in Haringey in the 1980s in which BME LGBTQ+ people were involved, which might be relevant to today’s digital age? A hands-on workshop: come prepared to be creative!
We’ll look at posters and leaflets from that time, as well as other activities aimed at changing hearts and minds and empowering LGBTQ+ people, examining how these set out to make a connection and persuade or encourage. Workshop participants would then then identify two or three issues of today and devise a series of tweets and accompanying images. You can also make a banners or posters for Pride 2019.
The workshop will be led by Savi Hensmen a leading activist from the 1980s and original worker at the Black lesbian and Gay centre, which started in Tottenham in 1985.
Pride month is coming!
With both London Pride and UK Black Pride fast approaching, the project would like to do something. We are looking for volunteers for the stall for London Pride on 6th July and UK Black Pride stalls on 7th July.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer and come along to our SIG meeting on June 30th to discuss fun ways to represent the project at Pride.
Our forthcoming SIG group meetings are
30th June – Pre pride discussion and planning.
28th July – Pride celebration at Bruce Castle museum.
25th August -tbc
29th Sept 29th – tbc
27th October – Black History month social and exhibition.
24th November –
SAVE THE DATE! 7th December 2019 is the next LGBTQ+ History and Archives Conference at the London Metropolitan Archive. BAME LGBTQ+ History will be at the heart of the day. If you individually, or through your organisation would like to be part of the conference, we welcome ideas for workshops, and talks. I can send out last year’s brochure to give you an idea of events.
Have a great week!