Coal Drops Yard – London’s newest shopping and dining district – will celebrate Pride Month with its first ever Pre-Pride Street Party, Saturday 15th June.
The Coal Drops Yard Pre-Pride Street Party gathers together London’s LGBTQ creative community for a perfect afternoon of pre-pride preparations; sharpen your vogueing skills, craft the perfect look and hit the shops. The street party is free and open to all.
Coal Drops Yard Pride Street Party events:
FLORAL ORCHESTRA PROUD ANTHEMS @ 14:00-14:45
From Sylvester to Donna Summer, Floral Orchestra present LGBTQ anthems to kickstart celebrations. The orchestral arrangements are by Xavior.
JACK IRVING IMMERSIVE INSTALLATION @ 14:45-15:45
Experience a live installation from artist and costume designer Jack Irving, his mission is to engulf the world in the most fantastical spectacle, incorporating all elements of theatricality with a love of colliding technology with live performances.
DISCO SOUNDTRACK FROM SONIC YOOTHA @ 14:45-16:00
DJs from Liverpool’s monthly new wave, old rave, disco, electro, rock, pop and soul social for homos, heteros, drag shows & don’t knows.
SIP A HOUSE OF CANS PRIDE SPECIAL - ALL DAY
House of Cans is a bar and off-license on Lower Stable Street, working with queer illustrator @sylviakdoodles to create a one-off can for our celebration.
HOOPING EXPERIENCE WITH COCOA BUTTER CLUB @ VARIOUS TIMES
The Cocoa Butter Club celebrates queer performers of colour. Join Symoné with her hoop performances and workshops. Symoné works as an international artist having travelled from the Carribean to India teaching and performing.
VOGUE MASTERCLASS WITH JAY JAY REVLON @ 16:00 & 18:15
Created and hosted by the one and only UK Father Jay Jay Revlon, join us as we bring the pioneering dance movement Vogue from the ’80s and ’90s into Coal Drops Yard.
COSTUMES AND CRAFTS - ALL DAY
A series of crafts and fashion workshops, run by some of the most exciting LGBTQ creatives working in London.
ONE LAST DANCE WITH SAVAGE DISCO @ 19:00-20:00
DJS from Savage Disco who recently closed its doors at Metropolis will round off celebrations with a DJ set. Sequins advised.