She wants to break free… Princess Diana and Freddie Mercury

Musical about Princess Di and Freddie Mercury’s night at the RVT comes to… the RVT

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Once upon a time, Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett put Princess Diana in drag and took her to Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Now a musical based on the event debuts at the Tavern’s weekly Bar Wotever night.

Time to roll up those sleeves

Well, shit. Time to roll up our sleeves, then

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The election has gone badly. Very badly. If we want change, we need to stop acting like consumers and stand up as citizens.

May the Fourth in Leake St graffiti tunnel: pissing storm trooper

May the Fourth comes to the Leake St graffiti tunnel

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Street artists pay tribute to Star Wars in the licensed graffiti tunnel under London’s Waterloo station

#WeAreTheBlackCap and RVT Future coverage in Time Out London, VICE, the Independent and QX

Campaign coverage: BBC London, Time Out London, QX, VICE, Independent

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Coverage of the launch of RVT Future and #WeAreTheBlackCap that I’ve been involved with this week

#WeAreTheBlackCap protest outside the Black Cap on Camden High St, April 18 2015

#WeAreTheBlackCap recap – the campaign hits the ground running

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From online mobilisation to plans for direct action, links with outside groups to finding a possible new temporary home, it’s been a fruitful first week for #WeAreTheBlackCap

It's Vauxhall Question Time with the constituency's parliamentary candidates at the RVT on April 23 2015. Left to right: host Stewart Who?, Labour's Kate Hoey MP, Lib Dem Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett, Conservative James Bellis, Green Gulnar Hasnain, organiser David Robson (Image David Robson/Twitter)

Vauxhall MP to RVT owners: end the uncertainty

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“We should demand to see owners and get assurance” that iconic LGBTQ venue is secure, says Labour MP – and Tory, Lib Dem & Green rivals agree

Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping in action

Rev Billy: 5 ways performers can become activists

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The leading performer-campaigner suggests five ways to make the theatre of public space work for your cause

Is just being fabulous enough? A passerby looks at a sign at #WeAreTheBlackCap protest outside the Black Cap on Camden High St, April 18 2015 (Image by

What next? 9 ways forward for the Black Cap campaign

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Nine ways to take yesterday’s protest to mark the shock closure of the iconic LGBTQ venue to the next level

#WeAreTheBlackCap protest outside the Black Cap on Camden High St, April 18 2015

Black Cap closure sparks rousing protest outside iconic venue

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The Black Cap’s shock closure inspired a large, rousing protest with a range of voices defending the venue’s importance

The upper frontage of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

RVT boss opposes listing application – but need he worry?

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Why making the RVT a listed building needn’t jeopardise its commercial viability