Performance Events

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TEEF

Monday 6 February 7 – 9 pm

TEEF is a fringe theatre show exploring hidden queerness and inter-class relationships. A delicious deep dive into attraction, embarrassment and lost teeth

TEEF: Mike and Ellie have been together for three years. Ellie, a working-class pharmacy advisor from the north of England and Mike an American expat from St Louis, who is in the early stages of a career in Finance. A look into the charismatic couple in their flat in North London.

Doors 7pm

First Half: 7.30 – 7.50

Interval: 7.50 – 8.10

Second Half: 8.10 – 8.30

Ends 9pm

Victoria Phoebe Gill ( Ellie) A multidisciplinary artist whose practice focuses on performance. Before Victoria’s transition to creating her own work, she worked as a Writer and Journalist with a focus on class and relationships. Born and raised in South Leeds. American Studies, University of Sussex. Occidental College, Liberal Arts, Los Angeles

Tyler Woods (Mike) An actor and playwright from Trenton, Illinois, living in London. East 15 Graduate. Dramaturgy, Webster University, Illosis

HYSTERICAL SOCIAL

Tuesday 7 February 7 – 9 pm

Social Club is a one-off fundraising event brought to you by the organisers of Hysterical, centring women and LGBTQIA+ artists

 

Bermondsey Project Space partners with Hysterical to bring you an evening of socialising, performance and talks.

Hysterical, founded by @beeillustrates + @cheerupluv is a platform for centring women and people of marginalised genders whose work is focussed on community, activism and uplifting the voices of those around them. This event at Bermondsey Project Space is a fundraiser for Hysterical’s 2023 charitable exhibition and projects.

The evening will consist of a mixer, performances, and an opportunity to make connections with fellow creatives, as well as a chance to chat with the 2022 Hysterical alumni and Hysterical 2023 artists! There will be a Q+A session with @beeillustrates and @elizahatch, founder of @cheerupluv, as well as performances by some amazing queer creatives (TBA!!)

There will also be a variety of artworks, crafts and merchandise for sale by @beeillustrates and @cheeruplove

 

Doors 7.00pm

Talk/Q&A session: 7.30 – 8.00

live music performance 8.20 – 8.50

Ends 9pm

 

t’ARTopia

Wednesday 8 February 7.15 – 9.30 pm

Tart-Press comes to Bermondsey Project space for t’ARTopia, a night of art, words and music from some of our most delicious t’ARTs.

 

We are really excited to be bringing t’ARTopia to Bermondsey Project Space as part of Performance Week for LGBTQIA+ History Month.

We have invited some of the wonderful contributors to t’ART Magazine plus some of our favourite performers to entertain you all, at a night that will be nothing short of t’ARTopian.

We will be raising money for gender affirming surgery funds with this evening’s raffle, so come with a couple of quid, win art and raise money for good causes!

 

Doors 7.15pm

Performances Start: 7.30pm

Event Ends: 9.30pm

 

Queer Noise X

Thursday 9 February 7 – 10 pm

The one-year anniversary of Queer Noise! Bringing you the best queer poetry, music and comedy. Fundraising for The Outside Project

 Join us for the anniversary edition of Queer Noise, a monthly poetry and performance night platforming London’s best, spoken-word artists and musicians. A percentage of ticket sales will be donated to The Outside Project supporting homeless LGBTQIA+ People

Get ready for a similtaniously silly and sensitive exploration of queer identity, community and friendship.

After a year of sold-out events, Queer Noise is back with an all star line up of incredible performers.

This one is not to be missed! There will also be a selction of prints, zines and gorgeous queer crafts on sale!

Hosted by:

Kia Matanky-Becker and Grace Quigley

Featuring:

SL Grange, Norma Night, Nina Mdwaba ( AKA Boldie ), Midori Jaeger, kal and Karima Francis

Special guest artist to be announced!

This is a seated event please arrive on time for a 7.30 start if you can!

Doors 7pm

Act 1: 7.30pm – 8.pm

Interval: 8 – 8.15

Act 2: 8.15pm – 8.45pm

interval 8.45 – 9pm

Act 3: 9pm – 10pm

In Loving Memory

Friday 10 February 7 – 9 pm

Live performance and film screening exploring, the courageous, hilarious, and deliciously naive transition from childhood to adulthood

In Loving Memory Brings together Live Performance, Film and Installation in a humourous and courageous exploration of the death of childhood and the rude awakening of adult life.

A collaboration between artists and pals Bridget Russon and Kate Ireland.

Doors 7pm

Performance 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Selected highlights from the BPS Performance Archive:

Queer Noise V

Thursday, 21 July 20227 – 9 pm

The 5th instalment of Queer Noise treated audiences to poetry and acoustic music performances followed by a preview of What’s Wrong With Me – The Musical a fringe theatre production from Jess Coppen-Gardner and Blah Blah productions. 

Rich Man’s Slug: live art and performance

Thursday, 21 July 20227 – 9 pm

Audiences were treated to the second installment of Rich Man’s Slug

Rich Man’s Slug is a bi-monthly evening of movement, choreography and performance art exploring the queer experience.

Queer Noise III: Poetry and Live Music

Friday 27 May 7 – 9 pm

The third instalment of Queer Noise gave us an evening of poetry and live music celebrating queer identity, community and friendship.

Featuring Poetry from: Grace Quigley, Kia Matanky-Becker, Sabina Hellstrom, Vittorio/a , Zha

Scruffy

One Woman Show By Rosie Hollingworth & Sugar Theatre Co.

Friday 29 April 7 – 9 pm

The Sugar Theatre Company brought their latest show Scruffy to BPS.

SCRUFFY is a powerful one woman show written and performed by Rosie Hollingworth, directed by Jack Beddow and produced by Holly Cowley.

Write2Speak: The Art of Poetry

Wednesday 27 April 7 – 9 pm

Write2Speak presented ‘The Art of Poetry’, an intimate evening of spoken word performance with 5 of London’s finest contemporary poets.
 
Write2Speak is an organisation that supports the community using spoken word poetry workshops and events.

Featuring:

Hollie Dee, Yossi, Tyler Cunningham, Luke Jaime, and Anomis

Queer Noise II: Poetry and Performance

Tuesday 26 April 7 – 9 pm

Queer Noise treated audiences to another evening of poetry and performance celebrating queer identity, community and friendship.

Featuring Poetry from Kia Matanky-Becker, Grace Quigley and Morgana Rubini, and a one-woman show The Not 12 Days Of Not Christmas, by Lila Robirosa.

Archiving Queer History with Laura Migliorino

Wednesday 23 February 7 – 9 pm

A sold out talk by Academic and Photographer Laura Migliorino on her series The Hidden Life of Books and her process of archiving queer histories. Followed by a screening of Queeroes of London by Cherry Au Hon I and Junie Lau which documents the experiences of queer londoners through the generations 

Artists involved:

Laura Migliorino, Cherry Au Hon I, Junie Lau

MassHysteria Presents: A moment of Bliss

Friday 11 January 7 – 9 pm

In this sold-out event MassHysteria a collective of  international dance artists facilitated an evening of experimental performance playing with ideas of collective embodiment 

Artists Involved:

Luisa Mateo Dupleich Rozo, Marlen Pflüger, Willa Faulkner, Romain Biros, Hannah Corrie, Sophie Page, Rebecca Piersanti, Margaret and Robyn