Telling Stories

Bijou Stories is all about documenting the stories of the LGBTQ+ community and sharing them in creative ways which make them accessible and relevant. Whilst the stories may be documented in traditional ways i.e. oral history/audio recording, video and photography and written documents, we also want to explore how we can highlight the stories – […]

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Bijou Stories at Fierce Queens

Fierce Queens at The Queen’s House, Greenwich Friday 25th February 7pm – 11pm More information available here Found lurking in a dusty closet in the Queens House, various members of Bijou Stories had started creating their own esoteric world based on the ghostly glamour of decaying Hollywood seaside towns.  Deciding it was probably best to […]

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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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