East London’s notorious establishment The Glory took over the Riverside Stage for the weekend in 2016, led by drag landlords Jonny Woo and John Sizzle.
River Stage: The Glory 2016
Featuring a cherry-picked cast of East London’s hottest acts and most sensational underground stars, this weekend-long showcase boasts a glistening charm bracelet of self-contained concerts, and each day is capped off with a fabulous drag-fuelled party, reincarnating some of The Glory’s most renowned nights.
Mr Tiddle Tum Tums & Other Stories
1.30 – 2.30pm
Jonny Woo gives a preview of his children’s show which he is developing in Margate. Expect tongue twisters, original music and fab costumes.
This will be a BSL signed performance.
Grizzle! Get Tropical!
2.30 – 4.30pm
Drag DJ duo John Sizzle and A Man To Pet will bring a tropical beach party of saucy shows and cheeky dance routines.
Big Gay Songbook
4.30 – 6pm
Irish pianist and songwriter Rudi Douglas plays ‘the songs that made me gay’, with Jonny Woo hosting. Pull up a deckchair and mince down memory lane!
Drag Life Drawing
12 – 2pm
Morris Munroe brings his cult East London art class Queer Bodies to the River Stage, hosted by Jonny Woo.
Apothecary Cocktail Bar
An outdoor pop-up cocktail bar on the river front.
Ice Cream Van
Our vintage ice cream van selling soft serve ice cream, gelato and soft drinks.
Pizza made to order in our wood-fired oven, in a vintage Citroen van.
5 – 7 August 2016: Latitude Festival
Latitude Festival ventures from Suffolk to the South Bank with an exciting and eclectic selection of performances.
12 – 14 August 2016: Mayfest
Bristol’s unique annual festival of contemporary theatre brings a selection of unusual, playful and ambitious work to the River Stage.
19 – 21 August 2016: Rambert
Internationally renowned dance company Rambert fills the stage with unique dance from their wonderful, thrilling, repertoire.
10 – 12 August: National Theatre
The closing party weekend of family theatre, contemporary circus, music and dance.