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    Chosen Families with Glamrou: Saturday

    free
    Sat 7 Aug, 2pm UTC
    Riverside Terrace, Level 2
    Performance & dance
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    Amrou Al-Kadhi, aka glamour
    Leila Scarfiotti

    Rejoice in the power of intersectionality and celebrate queer diaspora communities with performance, dance, drag and music – plus a special appearance from our Iraqi Muslim drag sensation curator.

    An action-packed schedule of performances and participation, hosted by the weekend's curator, Glamrou.

    This day of events is part of Summer Reunion, a season of collaborations with guest curators. It’s a chance to reflect on what we’ve learnt, what happens now – and a reunion of artists and audiences, families and friends.

    Amrou Al-Kadhi, aka Glamrou, is a writer, performer and filmmaker. Their screenwriting credits include Little America, The Watch (BBC America) and Hollyoaks (Channel 4), and they have several TV shows and feature films in development. Their book, Life as a Unicorn, published by Harper Collins, was awarded the Polari First Book Prize and a Somerset Maugham award, and is being adapted for television by NBC Universal International Studios. Amrou's drag show, Glamrou: From Quran to Queen, is set to tour again as theatres reopen. Their short films have premiered on BBC Four, Nowness, PBS, the BFI, Peccadillo Pictures, among others.

    3pm & 3.45pm: The Dancing Queer show with Shrouk El-Attar, including comedy, magic and a belly dancing workshop
    4.30pm – 5.30pm: Chosen Families DJ 5.30pm – 7pm: Mixed bill of performance featuring The BollyWitch, Sara Dawood, Sadiq Ali and Raheem Mir 7pm – 8pm: Chosen Families DJ 8.15pm – 8.45pm: Farashé and Kareem Samara 9pm – 9.40pm: Glamrou performs extracts of Quran to Queen 9.45pm – 11pm: Chosen Families DJ

    Dates & times

    Sat 7 Aug, 2pm UTC

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