The ABBA Panto

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! We want ABBA Panto at Hackney Attic

We have a dream! For the second year running, in the last shivering days before the Happy New Year, Wotever World are concocting a terrifyingly beautiful hybrid creature of the winter night city: Half traditional panto, half Abba tribute, it’s that super trouper queer mega-extravaganza, the wonderful ABBA: THE PANTO. It’s an arrival full of radical drag, surprises, spectacular performances and low-brow comedy – cabaret-panto splendor is the name of the game. Mamma mia!

Fall head over heels in love with dashing drag king legend Adam All as Benny, Wotever World’s own Ingo as Björn, that wonderful femme honey honey Apple Derrieres as Frida and introducing for the first time as Agneta, our very own dancing queen, the amazing Virgin Xtravaganza! This is Cinderella as you’ve never seen it before, infused with the special brand of Wotever gender-defying humour and spectacular bang-a-boomerang energy that every one of us treasures.

Last year’s show was a sold out smash hits, so unless you want it slipping through your fingers, voulez vous not make sure you  book your tickets early? You do, you do, you do, you do, you do!

ABBA: THE PANTO 2016

27 and 28 December 2016, 7.30pm

Location: Hackney Attic, Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, London E8 1HE

Dir. Apple Derrieres

Produced by Wotever World

Tickets: https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Hackney_Picturehouse/film/abba-the-panto

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1848980688671067/

Kings, Queens and Inbetweens

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Welcomes you to a Film Screening!

KINGS, QUEENS & IN-BETWEENS!

Sometimes being on stage is the place where we can be most ourselves is something we have said time after time.
Tonight we look at performance in a wider sence, as community, space to grow and as a place for political voices. But also, what happen when we retire from performing and the strong Family Bonds we create with each other.

Filmed in Columbus, Ohio, US this is a fun, fabulous and frank look into ourselves and our lives as Kings, Queens & In-Betweens.

 

Wednesday 30 November

Doors: 7.30
Screening start: 8pm
Length 90 mins
Live Performance +
Q & A after screening with Adam All, Gingzilla, Fiona Blair and more tbc, all people within our Drag culture here in London and elsewhere.

Hackney Attic is fully accessible
Entry £12 / £10

Adv Tickets


KINGS, QUEENS, & IN-BETWEENS is a documentary on drag queens and kings in Columbus, Ohio. (to be completed in 2016)

‘Through personal stories of kings, queens, and transgender performers, the film ripples out to cover larger themes: what drag is & means… the definitions of family (biological and chosen)… Columbus as a vibrant creative city in the middle of a political swing state… LGBTQ rights & discriminatory policies like the anti-marriage law… and ultimately, the difference between sex, sexuality, and gender.

Notably, KQIB will be the first feature doc to include the entire gender performance spectrum – kings, queens, and “in-betweeners.”

This documentary (directed by Gabrielle Burton & produced by Five Sisters Productions) captures how such terrific performers tackle the complexities and pathos of gender expression, personal identity, and human rights — all with humor, great music, big hair, and duct tape.’

Non Binary Cabaret – Fighting Spirtit

In the light of recent events

THIS NIGHT IS DEDICATED TO OUR QUEER FIGHTING SPIRIT!
Powerful Pieces from a Powerful Cast!
Together we create Hope!

Showcasing the Highlights and Low Lifes of balancing the mainstream… On Stage We Can Be More Real!

Wotever World have always found ways of sticking the middle finger up to the establishment and HOW TO BEHAVE GENDERWISE!

We See the World UpSideDown Now and Then! And, Don’t box us IN!

Tonight we do a Full On Show for Adults in the basement of The Glory with some of our favourite acts from our Beautiful Glittery World of Queer Amazements!!

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Calvin Decline
Chiyo Gomes
Mzz Kimberley
Pi The Mime
The Phoenix
Victoria Sin

Basement doors from 7.30 pm
Show start 8pm
End 10pm
Free after party until 2am

FRIDAY 11 November

7.30

The Glory

Limited seats available if you want to see the show, we recommend you get tix in advance!

Tickets In advance £10 fullprice,
£8 concession
via link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/non-binary-cabaret-tickets-29276131698

OTD £12 , cash only!

ALL WELCOME!

Queer Fayre: where London’s LGBTQ community stocks up, sells out and shows off!

When Wotever World started Queer Fayre, it had no idea how successful the plucky little market for home-made queer goods would be. And yet as the community files through the storied spaces of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern again on Saturday, 5 November, it’s obvious that a need has been met that keeps being relevant, more than half a decade since it was first run there.

14732195_10154049424392291_7626405053113703003_nWotever World is one of the most community minded variety and event organisers in London, and the community really need a space to engage and exchange, run for us and by us! It’s a sad reality that disproportionately many London queers are barely scraping by, and being able to make and sell products is a vital lifeline for many.

But it’s also a bustling place to exchange ideas, come up with new things to make and pick up the cool objects we never knew we needed from our fellow LGBTQ people. From non-binary clothing to jars of jam, from humorous fetish accessories to whimsical postcards, this place is as mixed up and welcoming as the community needs it to be.

Some of the sellers are:

Bourgeois Boheme – Show Casing and Sell some of their Vegan Shoes

The Butch Institute – All our Favourite Jam and Marmalades

Cafe So VeganCafe So Vegan Queer Fayre – Providing Vegan food at Queer Fayre! Food, Snax and Cakes!

Cat Sierra – selling pins, patches and stickers

Denman Designs – selling handmade Denman Designs – bags, earrings, wallets, pouches

EthelWig -selling some quirky, queer cards – some festive, some happy vibez, some random! Prints too!

GlitzKraft – selling lots of handmade things.

GFW clothing – showcasing and measure for their Gender Free Clothing Company

Hanna’s Stuff Wotever Tshirt– Prints, Baby Clothes and Little Things

Purple Prose – Selling their much anticipated book about Bisexuality in Britain

Wotever World – Come and Get our Popular ‘I AM WOTEVER’ Tshirt + New Bar Wotever Queer cabaret Tee for a special Queer Fayre Price!

Welcome to visit the November edition of Queer Fayre!

5 November 1pm–6pm

Entry is a £2 min door donation. All door money goes directly to the LGBT Sanctuary house Bar Wotever pay the rent for in Uganda.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane

This is a Dog and Rainbow Family Friendly Event!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1070529883062709/

Our host in November – Crystal Lubrikunt!

Since we first saw Crystal at a Familyyy Fierce gig we kinda fell in love, with her hardhitting radical political and fierce attitude,  and over the years we’ve been lucky to be able to book this amazing performer more than once to our events.

AND, In NOVEMBER SHE is Hosting BAR WOTEVER! All Tuesdays!!

crystal-lubrikunt_greenSo, of course we wanna know more about her, so we decided to ask her a few questions….

Crystal, who are you? Tell us a bit about yourself? Hello my darlings! I am Crystal Lubrikunt; the international lip-sync assassin and talentless man in a wig!

What’s your proudest performance moment so far? My proudest performance moment was performing to a sold out crowd in Reykjavik, Iceland and closing the show with a powerful number about unity. It was incredibly emotional.

What’s important for you when you create an act? That I know it’s going to be entertaining to watch not just enjoyment for me, workshopping is very important.

What do you look forward to whilst hosting Bar Wotever in November? Bar Wot is such a safe and wonderful space for the queer community of London; I’m so excited to return and lead the battalion of love in November.

Anything, we the audience, can look forward to see from/with you this month? A lot of sass, some serious moments, more sass but above all? A whole lot of love I have to give! I can’t wait!

We are really Looking forward to getting to know her a bit more this month! So come down to Bar Wotever 1, 8, 15, 22 and/or 29 November and you have a change to do so too… She has promised to showcase her whole portfolio for us….

Follow Crystal On Facebook

Bar Wotever at Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Doors from 7pm, Show start 8.30, DJs til Midnight. .Entry £6 / £4

Club Wotever – Halloween

QUEERS CARE: Club WOTEVER does HALLOWEEN at The Eagle

Eagle Vauxhall & Wotever World team up for a Late Night Ol’ School Disco Party with Hits & Tunes you wanna Dance Too!

DJs DJ Jo Bunny, DJ Malteazer and Vanessa Pelz play hits and dance tunes til 4am!
Dress-up highly encouraged but not necessary; come as you are:
Queers scare the Patriarchy away anyway.
Come with friends, or come alone:
FREE ENTRY 20.00-22.00, for pre-party make-up sessions and socialising.

From Time Out; ‘Party-starters Club Wotever threw a summer bash here featuring a vegan barbecue in the beer garden…’ Read More from article about Eagle London

Bring your glitter, face-paint, your business card, and WOTEVER else to do each-other’s make-up & socialise.

KEY WORDS: LEGACY, DISCO, DEFIANCE, DANCING QUEENS, QUEER WORLD TAKEOVER DRAG KINGS & FEMMES
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Outdoor Vegan BBQ by Cafe SoVegan!
DJs
Spooky Show with Butch Boiz, Baby Lame & Mzz Kimberley
PARTY
+ A PoolTable!!
FREE ENTRY B4 10pm, then it is £6 OTD
#NoDrama #NoAttitude

We take pride in fostering and expanding spaces that are inclusive, diverse, joyous, creative hubs FOR queers BY queers and beautiful wotevers.

The Eagle is fully wheelchair accessible as the whole, indoors and outdoors, area is one one level.

Be part of WOTEVER & EAGLE LONDON!

A NEW DAWN….

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Club Wotever at Eagle London

Saturday 22 October 2016

8pm – 4am

Entry Free b4 10pm, £6 thereafter

Eagle London,

349 Kennington Lane

SE11 5QY London

Night Tube all Night from Vauxhall!

LGBTQ event! All Welcome!

 

 

 

Great Write up for Wotever Iceland

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Gay Iceland wrote a lovely pice about Wotever Iceland this month

‘Alda feels that this type of venue is needed here. “Homosexuality is at a socially acceptable level in Iceland and there is certain entertainment and venues aimed towards that group. But if you are somehow out of the norm you don’t have anywhere to go. At the Wotever nights we create a safe space where people can come and be themselves,” says Alda and we go on to talk about this idea of the safe space……’

Read the Whole Article HERE

Wotever Iceland On Facebook

Bar Wotever – A Butch Boiz Take Over, or Why Live events are Important

This is what I wrote on our Bar Wotever Group earlier…

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What a HOT Night that was!
Hot and a Hoot!

Queer Lives on stage, and off stage.
Super grateful for you our regulars who rushed your ‘just flown in friends’ so they could be part and see what Bar Wotever is all about.
Many Londoners there last night, but also so so many from the rest of UK, Europe, Aus, US, Asia and Africa. Proud to be part of something so so global and massively funny, sweet, sexy and silly at the same time with an urgency of Importance.

Continue reading Bar Wotever – A Butch Boiz Take Over, or Why Live events are Important

With Bar Wotever in Glasgow

Last weekend we were a few who travelled up to Glasgow from London, to be part of this years Scottish Queer International Film Festival, or SQIFF as it’s called.

Bar Wotever was hosting/part of the Show and party on Friday night and with us on stage we had Sammy Silver and Benjamin Butch.

Plus Ingo was part of a judging panel and helped finding the worthy winner of Best Scottish Queer Short Film 2016 

This was first stop of our BAR WOT TOUR – help fund more HERE

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