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Royal Vauxhall Tavern

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372 Kennington Ln, Lambeth
London, SE11 5HY United Kingdom
020 7820 1222

November 2019

Classified: A Performance of Queer Dating Ads

23 November, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Ln, Lambeth
London, SE11 5HY United Kingdom
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Come along to a very special performance by Timberlina and Auntie Maureen which will bring to life some of the coded, intriguing and sometimes naughty personal ads found at The National Archives and Bishopsgate Institute. Explore what archives can reveal about how queer networks and communication have evolved over the last hundred years. The Link was a ‘lonely-hearts’ style publication from the early 20th century, which sought to connect people. It is littered with coded language for men to meet…

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