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Rebel Dykes: The Podcast

Bijou Stories has been collaborating with the Rebel Dykes, capturing more stories from their outsider days in the 80s/90s and coming up to date with thoughts. tales and audience responses to the Rebel Dykes film and Art and Archives exhibition. Producer Rosie Oliver has created a podcast that goes behind the scenes with the filmmakers, […]

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Bijou Show and Tell

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 […]

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Textile Activism

Sarah-Joy Ford will be joining Bijou Stories for this workshop inspired by queer activism, visual culture and community story telling. Each participant will create their own individual banner that will be hung on a dowling rod ready to be marched with or hung up. In your banner you will be able to tell your own […]

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Free film Screening

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 […]

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join the rainbow lottery

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 […]

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Rebel Dykes/Bijou Stories

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 […]

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The Higher the Hair…

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 […]

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Here they come…The Rebel Dykes

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 […]

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