United Kingdom·November 19 2022
Autumn shakedown revolution book event and Lip-Sync takeover with QTIPOC, queer women, non-binary and trans folksSOLD OUT
BROWN SUGA // Revolution 🔥🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️ Powered by Moonlight Experiences X Glass House Date: Saturday 19th November Book event: 7 pm-9 pm | DJ X Lip-Sync TakeOver 8 pm - 1 am Special guest: Yassmin Abdel-Magied - Author of 'Talking About A Revolution' Come and experience the full force of Yassmin Abdel-Magied's unique perspective in conversation with Dr. Angela Martinez DY Celebrate Autumn with a shakedown and book discussion around revolution!!. Join Sudanese-born writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate Yassmin Abdel-Magied for a conversation about why we need resistance and revolution to build a better world for us all. You can also grab a special signed copy of 'Talking About A Revolution' on the night and hang out in The Common Press bookshop until late. Brown Suga is cultivating a good vibes-only environment where we celebrate ourselves authentically. We are making space for our QTIPOC, queer women, non-binary, trans folx + friends. Grab some friends to join for the night or join our mixer to meet some new people if you are coming solo. However you want to enjoy the night, there will be great music, cocktails, non-alcoholic drinks, and queer books in a quieter hangout zone. Limited free tickets are available. 🦄Dance the night away with incredible QTIPOC DJs or be surrounded by queer books and hang out in the bookshop with a non-alcoholic drink. 🔥Non-stop R&B, Hip-Hop, Afrobeats, Afro-Latin, Dancehall & Soca. DJs X special guests🔥 💡Dance party 1 non-alcoholic space / Bookshop Lip Sync TakeOver Book event location: Book discussion will be taking place in a downstairs location which is unfortunately not accessible by wheelchair. The Common Press and Common Counter are fully accessible.
Join discussion in resistance and revolution from 7pm-9pm downstairs with author Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Dr. Angela Martinez DY. Grab a book after in The Common Press.
Hop on stage and lip-sync your heart out to old skool R&B and Hip Hop songs.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-born writer and broadcaster. A recovering engineer, Yassmin has published four books with Penguin Random House, including the essay collection Talking About a Revolution and the award winning Listen Layla. The Layla novels have been optioned for screen by Goalpost Productions, with Yassmin as lead writer. Yassmin’s fifth book, Stand Up and Speak Out Against Racism, is due to be released in Autumn 2023.
The night will be hosted by Moonlight Experiences founder Aisha Shaibu and the wonderful team who will be looking after you for the evening.
Head into the intersectional bookshop 'The Common Press' for some space to hangout. It's a non-alcoholic space filled with queer books. *All books purchased can be held until the end of the night*
We are making space for Black Queer folx, QTIPOC, queer women, non-binary and trans folks. Friends who identify as gay men are also welcome, please do note we want to prioritise the space for under-respresented groups during Black History Month.
Tickets on the door will be limited. Grab a ticket to avoid being disappointed.
Yes, the bookshop will be selling books all night! You can also leave your books with us until the party ends.
Yes, cloakroom is available at the venue for £1.
We encourage all guests to take a covid-19 test before joining us on the night .
Keep our staff and guests safe.
Yes, we will be having a mixer from 7pm, join our friendly hosts and meet some people.
The bar and bookshop which will be spaces used for the night are fully wheelchair accessible.
12am is the last entry! You risk not getting in, if you arrive later. Come early.
No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The event will be at Common Counter at Glass House. Check-in through the bar entrance.
Address: 118 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 6DG