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Out On An Island – Book Launch with Clare Summerskill & Laila El-Metoui @ London Metropolitan University, London

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

StoneCrabs in collaboration with CREATURE (Centre for Creative Arts, Cultures and Engagement) at London Metropolitan University presents:

Join StoneCrabs Theatre’s Out On An Island project for a celebratory drink for the launch of their long-awaited new book published by Medina BooksOut On An Island – The Isle Of Wight’s Hidden LGBTQ+ History: People, Places And Real-Life Stories.

Free event – booking is essential

The event includes an introduction by comedienne, a singer, writer and playwright Clare Summerskill, followed by a short address by the publishers along with Franko Figueiredo and Caroline Diamond, editors of Out On An Island. There will be an address by special guest Laila El-Metoui, an award winning Equity Educator with over 30 years experience in Education and Inclusion in the public and private sector. The founder of Pride in Education and Educating Out Racism, she’s been honoured as Stonewall’s Lesbian Role Model of the Year (2020) and named on the Guardian’s Pride Power List (2021).

You’ll be treated to a brief preview of a new play in development from StoneCrabs Theatre exploring the life and adventures of the fabulous gender-bending Joe Carstairs, an enigmatic lesbian who raced boats in the Solent and had a boatyard in East Cowes.

Date: Wednesday 2 March
Time: 6.30pm
Location: London Metropolitan University, London
Price: Free (booking is essential)

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March 2
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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