Rainer Schulze, Professor of History at the University of Essex, attempts to reconstruct the forgotten life of Suleika Aldini, a transgender cabaret artist in West Germany in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, made all the more poignant by the fact that Suleika was a Roma child survivor of the Holocaust. Please note change of date to Monday for this month only.
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6.00 pm Waterloo 'Crossing Delancey' 6.00 pm.Comedy set in New York's Jewish community in which an intellectual single woman is fixed up by her grandmother with a pickle salesman - which she did not quite have in mind! British Film Institute,Southbank, SE1 8XT. Meet by Box Office by 6.10pm. Tickets £7 (concs).
The story of Captain Cook's three voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the scientists and artists who accompanied the expeditions. Meet at 11.00am in the main entrance near the information desk. Tickets £14 Conc £11 Art Fund card £5.50. Optional lunch afterwards in Euston Flyer pub, 83 Euston Road, NW1 opposite the Library.
PLAY: The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde's classic masterpiece looks at the how the institution of marriage was treated with trivialityas the characters pretend to be someone they're not to escape social obligations. £14, concs £10.
Outings in Art Plus: Looking Up.... staying curious with Outings in Art Plus, presented by Chris Barlow.
Stuart Feather describes his personal experience of this pioneering group in London 1970-74.
Maaike Palmier-Claus from the Alzheimer's Society describes the symtoms of dementia and talks about the support available for those affected and their family and friends.
“Alfred Bruce Douglas, you are charged that between 1891 and 1900 you did wilfully cause the physical, artistic and psychological murder of Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, author and gay liberation pioneer; and further, that you did conspire to contrive the death of his first and greatest lover, Robert Baldwin Ross, critic and gay liberation pioneer, between 1905 and 1918.” For the prosecution: Peter Scott-Presland; for the defence: Andrew Lumsden, QC. You are the jury.
Dan Wye and members of The LOUMGAIR Collective discuss the upcoming development of their latest theatre production exploring issues of self-worth, mental health difficulties faced by the LGBTQ community and the growing recognition of 'toxic masculinity', and they would like to hear about our own experiences of these issues.