We would love to hear your story! And, if you have an object, photograph, video that helps to illustrate your story we would love to see that too! By contributing to the project you are contributing to a unique archive project that will use your stories and memories as the inspiration for new artworks celebrating […]Read More Bijou Show and Tell
We have a limited number of free tickets to a virtual screening of new film Madame. A family saga based on private archive footage, MADAME takes us onto an intimate journey where a flamboyant 90-year-old grandmother and her filmmaker grandson explore the development and transmission of gender identity in a patriarchal environment. This is a […]Read More Free film Screening
You can help support our work and be in with the chance of winning up to £25,000! And even more importantly, you will be supporting Bijou Stories and helping to develop our programme of creative activities for the LGBTQ+ community. Register on the site and select Avant-Gardening CIC/Bijou Stories as your supported cause, then buy […]Read More join the rainbow lottery
Bijou Stories aims to capture the stories and memories of the LGBTQ+ community and the story of the summer was undoubtedly the Rebel Dykes exhibition at Space Station 65. We have been working with the gallery and the Rebel Dykes to produce a podcast (coming in October) which captures responses to the exhibition and the […]Read More Rebel Dykes/Bijou Stories
Bijou Stories brought some glamour and sparkle to Charlton at the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s community festival, Together 21, where we played host to Drag Queen Storyhour’s Clare DeLoon. To enhance the extreme fabulousness in the marquee we offered participants a chance to make their own wigs to wear during the story session. Such glorious […]Read More The Higher the Hair…
Join Bijou Rosie recording for a podcast about the queer experience.Read More Calling all Rebel Dykes and their friends!
In case you haven’t seen it yet, Rebel Dykes is a life-affirming, provocative and hugely entertaining film that captures the story of the queer women who came together to start a club, hang out in squats and challenge the system. The film tells a great story about the women, but also captures London in the […]Read More Here they come…The Rebel Dykes
Advice from cult actress, Mink Stole.Read More Well, Miss Sandstone.
Using oral history, found footage and queer ephemera we aim to paint a new picture of the LGBTQ+ community based on their lived experiences, memories and histories. We will be capturing and documenting these stories and inviting participants to work with LGBTQ+ artists to re-imagine them and create new artworks for an exhibition and live […]Read More An Introduction to Bijou Stories