Join us for an evening discussion around the role and importance of dressing up within the LGBTQ+ community from a variety of perspectives. 

This panel will be joined by:

  • Dr Shaun Cole, Associate Professor in Fashion and Chair of Intersectionalities: politics, identities, cultures research group at Winchester School of Art. Shaun specialises in sexuality and fashion.
  • Lacey Lou, performance artist, event manager and costume maker. One of her costumes is currently on display in the Dressed to the Nines exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
  • Ryan Kearney is a curator, writer and researcher. Ryan's research centres on queer night-time spaces, with a focus on gentrification, memory and cross-generational exchange.

Chairing the panel will be Jon Sleigh. Jon is a freelance arts educator and learning curator working across the UK on a diverse portfolio of national galleries and projects. 

Doors will be open from 6pm at the Gas Hall entrance on Edmund Street, the panel evening will be from 6.30-8.30pm.

Tickets are £10 per adult. 

Pre-booking is essential. Book online or phone 0121 348 8263 (lines open Monday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm).

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