SPIDER DANCE: celebrating the transgressive lives & performances of Fanny Kelly & Lola Montez

PREPARE TO BE HORSEWHIPPED! Come on a fantastical journey through the lives and loves, romances and revolutions, and conquests of one of the great women of the nineteenth century, and the woman who was her muse. Fanny Kelly ran London’s first drama school from her Royalty Theatre in Soho. Her cross-dressed performances enthralled and appalledContinue reading “SPIDER DANCE: celebrating the transgressive lives & performances of Fanny Kelly & Lola Montez”

Lady Jane plaque unveiled to celebrate the first Women’s Boutique to open on Carnaby Street in the Swinging Sixties

Tony Shrimplin of The Museum of Soho explained, to see Soho’s history you have to look up… And so it was with great pleasure to join him and other neighbourhood locals for the unveiling of the Lady Jane green plaque displayed above 29 Carnaby Street, on Thursday 10th October.