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Late: Beacons, Icons and Dykons present Angora Nights

Friday 27 October 2017 to Saturday 28 October 2017, 19:00 to 01:00

£5 / £3 Book

A 'Museums at Night' special, featuring a rare screening of Tim Burton's seminal Ed Wood, including performances, discussions and after party.

Beacons Icons and Dykons celebrates legendary American filmmaker Ed Wood. Wood made low-budget science fiction, comedy, and horror films in the 1950s. 
His biopic Ed Wood, portrays the life of the ambitious but troubled movie director, as he tries his best to fulfil his dream, despite lack of support. Directed by Tim Burton.
 
The screening will be opened with a performance from lead Provocateur Tom Marshman. After the screening, Tom will lead a discussion about the film, masculinity and where to pick up that elusive angora sweater!
Join us for the opening performance, the screening, and a fun-fuelled after party in the Cafe Bar hosted by Don't Tell Your Mother.


  • 7-9pm: Screening and performance
  • 9-9.30pm: Discussion
  • 9.30pm-12am: DTYM After Party in the Cafe Bar

Beacons, Icons and Dykons is an ode to gay and queer cinema. A film is screened alongside performances, talks and a diverse range of entertainment inspired by the themes and heroes. From Dolly Parton to Diana Ross, John Walters and Kenneth Anger, we're honouring them all, one by one. Beacons, Icons and Dykons is curated by performance maker Tom Marshman

Don't Tell Your Mother is an LGBT+ Friends night in the mild, mild west...Bristol! listed as LGBT+ Friends because EVERYONE is welcome...as long as you like a good boogie and smile lots. Expect glitter, pop bangers, sequins, delicious disco, glitter, rude R'n'B and all-around glamour. 

 

This event has been programmed to accompany Grayson Perry's exhibition at Arnolfini.

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Saturday 23 September 2017

Galleries Closed
Bookshop 11am-6pm
Café Bar 10am-11pm
Reading Room Closed

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