Telling Tales Live


Jun 22, 2018
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM


Following the release of photographer Richard Hedgers acclaimed portrait book 'Telling Tales - 40 Fabulous Years of Floats, Fun, Fantasy and Fortitude' we are proud to present this exclusive live event.

Four influential members of the LGBTIQ community join together to discuss the symbolism, social impact and relevance of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras as it officially turns 40.

Join moderator Sally Rugg, social activist and writer, for an intimate account of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras and its role of a powerful influencer in the past, present and future for our LGBTIQ community at large.


Guest panelists

Teddy Cook professional queer | country town romancer | relentlessly trans

Peter De Waal pioneer | activist | CAMP NSW founder member

Steph Sands MG board co-chair | founder of Women Say Something

Teresa Savage activist | founder of 55Upitty

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q & A


Archival projection C.Moore Hardy social documentary photographer

Special performance Brendan de la Hay entertainer | designer | artiste


Doors open at 6:30pm


$30 - $70


View map The Imperial Erskineville
35 Erskinevill Road
Sydney, Australia

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