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Tickets: £5 (over-18s only)

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About this event

Join us for a queer-themed night of music, films, spoken word, talks and extravagant performances at the Horniman.

Queer tango in Gallery Square

Challenge conventional gender roles in tango and join the team of Queer Tango London for a series of workshops, demonstrations and milongas, with music from Mazaika.

Promenade performance in the Gardens

Nando Messias was beaten up on the street in an act of homophobic hatred. After years of dreaming up his response, he presents The Sissy’s Progress, a spectacle of provocation, celebration and hyperflamboyance. Part dance-theatre, part walking performance, the show leads its audience through the Horniman Gardens with a live marching band and confronts the harsh contradictions of gender and violence of city life.

Films in the Education Centre

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest presents To Strive, To Seek, To Find, a programme of short films that celebrate the elation and agony of finding love and finding ourselves in the process.

Queer talks in the Music Gallery Performance Space

Learn more about Pride of Place, a Historic England initiative to identify, record and celebrate the locations and landscapes associated with England’s LGBTQ heritage. Pride of Place aims to uncover new locations associated with England's LGBTQ past, and to revisit existing heritage sites to consider their LGBTQ significance.

Performance art in the Conservatory

Artist-in-residence Robson Rozza is a Brazilian costume designer, performer and drag activist. For the Queer Late, Robson and Saulo Eduardo present a new show combining dance, music and technology, developed from discussions on gender, identity and sexuality in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Photography in the Hands On Base

Watch a documentary about Zanele Muholi, a photographer and self-proclaimed visual activist exploring black lesbian and gay identities and politics in contemporary South Africa.

Discover an audio slideshow by photographer Bradley Secker from Kütmaan, his on-going series of portraits documenting individuals claiming asylum based on their sexuality or gender identity in Turkey and Syria. 

Queer stories in African Worlds

Apples and Snakes is England’s leading organisation for performance poetry and spoken word. From ancient folk stories to contemporary poetry, they present a programme of stories about love in all its shapes and forms. 

Music by Raise the Roof

Watch pop-up performances by the Raise the Roof choir, the Horniman's own a capella curators.


This event is part of Museums at Night. Suitable for over-18s only.