LATE AT TATE BRITAIN: PLATINUM PARADISE (tonight, friday june 2nd!)

sorry for the last minute information again but we’re tabling at Late at Tate Britain: Platinum Paradise TONIGHT (friday june 2nd)

Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG
2 June 2017 at 18.00–22.00

Inspired by the Queer British Art exhibition at Tate Britain, we’re celebrating how LGBTQ communities have manifested themselves from the underground to the forefront of popular culture with a night of music, discussion, film, workshops and performances.


>>> MUSIC >>>
Dance in the Duveens with Bbz London

Catch DJ sets from low-key Londoner and PDA resident Larry B and artist, cultural critic and DJ madison moore

Hear curator Clare Barlow in discussion with director Stephen Isaac-Wilson, writer Kareem Reid and artist/BFI Flare programmer Jay Bernard.

madison moore and panellists Victoria Sin, Nontokozo F Sihwa and Jay Jay Revlon as they address music and dance floors as sites of resistance.

Author Alex Pilcher talk us through her book A Queer Little History of Art, a celebration of over 100 years of queer creativity

>>> FILM
Watch a short video work by Jay Bernard asking: how do we address erasure, forgetting and deliberate exclusion, particularly around black queer lives?

See UK Gay Bar Directory, a moving image archive of over 170 gay bars filmed in 13 cities across the UK by artists Hannah Quinlan and Rosie Hastings, accompanied by performance from Chloe AD Filani.

Have a kiki and a ball with a taster vogueing workshop led by voguer and DJ Jay Jay Revlon.

Join a collaborative session to create an alternative pride flag with artist and Tate Collective London member Gaby Sahhar.

Share your stories about queerness and sexuality to help, guide and highlight issues inside and outside todays LGBTQ culture with Tate Collective London.

Pay homage to drag with performances from Dean Atta and FKA in the Black Flamingo Open Studio.

See zines, artist’s books and exhibition catalogues from the Tate Library collections highlighting international LGBT art histories. Take a browse of our queer zine fair.


Late at Tate Britain is curated by Tate Collective London.

All events are drop-in and operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note a ticket is required to enter the Queer British Art exhibition.18–25 year olds get 50% off exhibition tickets with a valid ID.