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Royal Mail Celebrates Queen + Freddie Mercury

June 29, 2020

Royal Mail have announced a new collection of stamps featuring Queen and Freddie Mercury. A special set of 13 stamps based on eight of their album covers alongside some of their legendary performances go on sale Thursday 9th July.

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REVIEW: Rainbow Chorus ‘Les Mistletoe’ at St George’s

Brian Butler January 13, 2019

Brian Butler gives his take on the Rainbow Chorus Christmas Show Les Mistletoe at St George Church, Kemptown last night.

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FEATURE: Dead Friends in Roaring Waters

Craig Hanlon-Smith October 28, 2018

Anniversaries can be peculiar events. Is it ever clear what exactly we’re remembering or commemorating? In the case of a death are we reminding ourselves of the loss we feel? In which case is the anniversary very much about the self? Or do we genuinely commemorate the life, although gone, once magnificently lived?

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ACT UP LONDON protest over de-gaying of Mercury in new film

James Ledward October 23, 2018

ACT UP LONDON occupy purple carpet at Bohemian Rhapsody Premier over ongoing silencing of HIV/AIDS. At todays premier (Oct 23) of the new biopic of Freddie Mercury’s life Bohemian Rhapsody premiere at Wembley SSE Arena, ACT UP LONDON and the NHS ANTI-SWINDLE TEAM occupied the purple carpet chanting a revised version of Don’t Stop Me Now called Don’t Cut Me Now  and chanting HIV Stigma is real life – not just fantasy.

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Local artist paints Freddie Mercury for Hibernation 2018 fundraising auction

James Ledward September 25, 2018

Local artist, Lez Ingham supports Hibernation 2018 fundraising luncheon with new painting of Freddie Mercury. Last year Lez donated a painting of George Michael which was auctioned at Hibernation, the community luncheon organised by Bear-Patrol raising £3,300 for the work of the Brighton and Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum.

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