Past Event

Border Force

Thu 14 May 2015

Queering the Borders for Brighton Pride 2015

Border Force is an immersive nightclub & disko-show about freedom of movement. 

Enter a globalised clubland where we confront xenophobia, challenge the idea of national identity and queer the borders.

Get your Duckie passport and visit 'Brazil', 'Russia', 'India' & 'China'...

Back after the riotous Mods vs. Rockers last year, queer performance purveyors Duckie return to Brighton Dome with a brand new clubbing spectacular. Join them for a night of drinking, dancing, politics and performance!

Starring a huge diverse cast of performers including Susie Lu, Kali Chandrasegaram, Douglas Gomes, Dickie Beau, George Chakravarthi, Joseph Mercier & Jordan Lennie, Lucille Power, Nando Messias, Krishna Istha, Vijay Patel, Sooze Frumin, David Tse, Priya Mistry, Sue Hewlett, Adrian Dalton, Rafeal Pereira do Rego, Sabah Choudrey, Olga Maksimovica, Ling Whye Hang, Yuyu Rau, Sam Reynolds, H Plewis, Cesar Barros, Ajeeth Kumar, Tsai-Chun Huang, Azara Meghie, Eli Harris, Almiro Andrade, Danny Ash, Vera Boitcova, Jackson Wu, Winson Ting, Zachariah Fletcher, Julian McKee, Finn Love, Andy Bridge, Arturus Ustinovas, Karl Jones, Karl Taylor, Finn Love, Laurie Kynaston, Richard DeDomenici, Fernanda Mandagarå, Wei-Juin Chen, Tommy Ting and Kai Brandon Ly

With DJ and hostess Amy Lamé

Optional dress code, travel fashion: beach bum, business executive, expat, heteronormative holidaymaker, hitchhiker, pirate, trolly dolly, sex tourist, budgie smuggler

Conceived & Directed by Joshua Sofaer
Designed by Simon Kenny
Produced by DuckieFind out more about the issues that inspired this event including global freedom of movement, LGBT asylum law and practice in the UK and international queer human rights. Watch the panel discussion 'Border Talk' from Duckie at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. The line-up included Aderonke Apata, PJ Samuels, Paul Dillane and Jonathan Cooper, hosted by Amy Lamé. Watch video