Our top pick’s for 2017


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To help you to find some of the juiciest shows and performances from this year, we’ve chosen a few to whet your appetite! Here’s our top pick of the events this year!

  • Bouquet 50
    Bouquet 50 - And What? Joins forces with a garland of tattoo artists and studios to create a living and lasting memory of this important landmark year in Queer history....
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  • NSA: A Queer Salon / Steakhouse Live
    NSA: A Queer Salon / Steakhouse Live - A night of performance, dialogue and dancing inspired by the Salon’s of the 19th Century at the historic Sutton House in Hackney...
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  • House of Ghetto: Black Pride
    House of Ghetto: Black Pride - House of Ghetto: Black Pride comprises key portraits and a new video installation of the founding female members of The House of Ghetto; a Vogue...
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  • Talking Genders
    Talking Genders - Talking GENDERS Exhibition part of AndWhat? Queer Arts Festival queers the white walls of the Archive Gallery in the former Hackney Archive vault with multi media art works...
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  • Wet Sounds ‘Squelch’ / Joel Cahen & And What?
    Wet Sounds ‘Squelch’ / Joel Cahen & And What? - Wet Sounds joins forces with And What? to transform London's historic Ironmongers Row Baths through sound, light and performance. Please note: This...
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  • Where 4 Roads Meet: Death and the Sissy
    Where 4 Roads Meet: Death and the Sissy / Nando Messias -   There is to be no wailing at the death of the Sissy. One of the most provocative performance makers...
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  • Queer Art(ists) Now
    Queer Art(ists) Now: Open call for artists - Queer Art(ists) Now, presented by And What? Queer. Arts. Festival in association with Pilot Press, is our first annual open call platform/exhibition...
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  • Any Instant Whatsoever / Alexander Geist
    Any Instant Whatsoever / Alexander Geist (Don't miss this) Alexander Geist is a pop star built entirely from possibilities, he’s the voice of an imagined generation, he’s the underground icon who...
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  • Hocum Pokem
    Peaches Christ + Jinkx Monsoon: Hocum Pokem - Something sickening this way comes! Kick off the season of the witch with a can’t-miss parody to a cult movie favourite, Disney’s Hocus Pocus....
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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Peaches’ Revenge
    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Peaches’ Revenge / Peaches Christ & The Amy Grimehouse - Since their sell-out joining of hearts and minds over Showgirls - almost-exactly 3 years...
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  • Haunted Butts - Closing Party
    Haunted Butts - The official And What? Queer. Arts. Festival. closing party, devised and curated by Gareth Cutter Sex is the sticky glue that binds life and death together - and...
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  • Bruce LaBruce: The Haus of Bruce LaBruce
    Bruce LaBruce: The Haus of Bruce LaBruce - The first-ever UK solo exhibition by Canadian underground adult film director, photographer, writer and queer provocateur, Bruce LaBruce (Hustler White, The Raspberry...
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