Monday, 24 February 2014

Review of Bird la Bird’s LGBT History Month Swoosh Around the V&A

Bird la Bird’s Swoosh Around the V&A
Victoria and Albert Museum
22 February 2014

On Saturday, 22 February 2014, the 162-year-old institution, formerly known as the Victoria and Albert Museum, was rechristened the “People’s Queer Knick-knack Emporium”, or, affectionately, “Millionpoundland”. Am I joking? Well, not according to our lovely, lively (and only somewhat unlikely) tour guide, queer femme performer Bird la Bird, who, towards the end of her 90 minute “swoosh” around the museum, was keen to remind her flock of followers: “Everything you’ve heard here is true!”

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