Our exhibition – Theatre for Radical Change: in the 1970s and 80s was on display at the Arcola Theatre during 2016 until November. On view were a range of posters from theatre companies whose work challenged the status quo of their time. Companies featured include: Belt and Braces, Theatre of Black Women, Recreation Ground, Welfare State International, Foco Novo, Black Theatre Co-op and Cunning Stunts. For a list and information on the posters on display see here.
A selection of posters from lesbian and gay theatre in the 1970s and 80s was on display at the Arcola cafe/foyer from February – September 2015. It was launched on the evening of the company’s Homosexual Acts Benefit.
Re-Staging Revolutions was on show from November 2013 to May 2014 at the following venues – Ovalhouse Cafe: November – December 2013 Kentish Town Community Centre: January 2014 Camden Local Studies and Archive Centre: February – May 2014 Current viewing A number of posters are currently on show in the Ovalhouse Cafe. Please contact us for questions relating to Re-Staging Revolutions, its content and if you are interested in showing the exhibition at your venue. To order a copy of the exhibition booklet click here. See Ovalhouse Season and Camden Exhibition for details of exhibition events held at these venues during the exhibition’s residencies. […]
We were, despite his age and the diabetes he had coped with for many years, shocked as well as saddened to hear of the death of Alan Wakeman on 9th August 2015. He was such a tireless campaigner who was still battling to save his local GP surgery as he had continued to do as part of Save Soho and Save Piccadilly campaigns over the years and in the Gay Liberation Front. It was during the Save Piccadilly campaigns in the early 70s, fighting to prevent swathes of demolition, that he met ED Berman, which led to his involvement with Roger […]