The Duckie Shop

95 Jameson Street, Hull HU1 3JJ

Please come and take part in 50 Queers for 50 Years.

Duckie in collaboration with Pride in Hull & Hull City of Culture 2017.

Do you like making stuff?

Would you like to be in a creative LGBT parade?

The shop is open as a drop-in thoughout June and July at the following times:

Thursdays 4pm to 7pm

Fridays 4pm to 7pm

Saturdays 2pm to 5pm

Sundays 2pm to 5pm

The shop will be open at these days and times until the day of Pride in Hull which is Saturday 22 July

Help make 50 Queers for 50 Years with a flotilla of the following LGBT Icons:

Bobby Mandrell
Freddy Mercury
Lily Savage
Dusty Springfield
Clare Balding
Sam Fox
Quentin Crisp
Tom Daley
The Divine David
Alan Bennet
David Hockney
DJ Ritu
Linda Bellos
Lady Phyll
Amy Lamé
Women of Greenham Common
Liz Carr
Abseiling Lesbians and Section 28
Pat Butcher
Carol Ann Duffy
Maggie Hambling
Ruth and the RuDens
Hull Lesbian Gangs
Miriam Margoyles
Jeanette Winterson
Justin Fashanu
Isaac Julian
Vintage camp TV
Leigh Bowery
Bronski Beat
Gok Wan
Rikki Beadle Blair
Eddie Izzard
Derek Jarman
April Ashley
Sabah Choudrey
Munroe Bergdorf
Genesis P'Orridge
Shon Faye
The Drakes
Intersectionality
The Gay Liberation Front
Outrage
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Hull Hotels
Twaddles
Silhouette Club
The Warren
Fuel and the Current Hull Gay Scene
Gay Sailors Down the Docks 

Marking the 50th anniversary of the partial DeCrim of homos in the UK, Duckie are collaborating with Hull 2017 City of Culture and are putting on a Queer Parade with Pride in Hull on Saturday 22 July at 12noon and A Duckie Summer Tea Party on Saturday 29 July at 1pm - 6pm.

Saturday 22 July, 12noon – 2pm, Free

Duckie have been based in Hull June operating our own shop and collaborating with Pride in Hull. A gaggle of designers – including Robin Whitmore & Patrick Bullock - are working with LGBT groups to create 50 Queers for 50 Years – 50 LGBT icons to participate in what will be the first ever UK Pride parade on 22nd July. The icons will be handmade and oversized, and feature Britain’s queer favourites from Dusty Springfield to Freddie Mercury, Clare Balding to Quentin Crisp and a myriad of other stately homos of England. If you would like to help make the artworks drop by the shop and get involved.

Saturday 29 July, 2pm – 7pm, Free

All are welcome to Hull’s Queen Victoria Square for A Duckie Summer Tea Party. An afternoon of socialising and dancing welcomes all generations and genders of the LGBT community to celebrate their freedom in the city. A variety of entertainment awaits featuring fancy waiters in black tie serving tea and cake, a new work by Gary Clarke and Yorkshire Dance celebrating five decades of queer culture with a cast of 50 performers, a cake-making contest, dancing to the London Gay Big Band and performances from Topher Campbell, The Sugar Dandies, Victoria Sin and others.

MC & DJ is Duckie starlet Amy Lamé.

Followed by Radio 2 concert that night from 7pm, tickets are a tenner.

Volunteers and Participants always welcome, email simon@duckie.co.uk

Supported by Hull 2017 City of Culture, Arts Council England & rukus! Federation.

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Pride in Hull 

LGBT50 Logo

Rukus Logo

 

 

The Duckie Shop
95 Jameson Street HU1 3JJ

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