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
Pack away the breakables! It’s time to cut some rug with the grooviest sounds of Christmas.
Read More A Bijou Christmas playlist
Our first Bijou Story is from Paul Harfleet, who discusses The Pansy Project, which he began as a response to homophobic abuse by planting a pansy at the site of the abuse. The photographic documentation of the plantings has led to an organically growing artwork that juxtaposes the violence of homophobic language with the fragility […]
Read More The Pansy Project