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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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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An Introduction to Bijou Stories

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 […]

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