Community News

The Sussex Beacon unveils window display to honour 90th birthday of David Raven aka Maisie Trollette

Graham Robson August 14, 2023

There was great excitement in St James’s Street last Thursday afternoon, when local charity the Sussex Beacon’s shop window was transformed into a birthday present, bearing a stunning, large bow.

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Fundraising News

‘David at 90’ raises £5,000 for the Brighton Rainbow Fund

Chris Gull August 2, 2023

The concert, organised to celebrate David Raven’s (aka Maisie Trollette) 90th Birthday, at the Brighton Dome on Sunday, July 23 raised £5,000 for the Brighton Rainbow Fund to distribute to local LGBTQ+ and HIV organisations as grants.

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Birmingham’s Eden Bar to host screening of ‘MAISIE’ documentary on Sunday, May 13

Catherine Muxworthy April 25, 2023

Birmingham’s Eden Bar will be hosting a screening of MAISIE: Britain’s Oldest Performing Drag Queen on Sunday, May 13 at 3.30pm. MAISIE the documentary follows David Raven who has worked for 50 years as a drag queen, Maisie Trollette.

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Community News

‘David at 90’: David Raven’s 90th Birthday to be celebrated with a Gala Concert at Brighton Dome in July

Chris Gull March 23, 2023

The Brighton Rainbow Fund is inviting everyone to join in the celebrations to mark a milestone birthday of a remarkable man and his remarkable career, and to raise funds to distribute as grants to local LGBTQ+ and HIV projects.

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MAISIE, documentary on Britain’s oldest drag artiste, to show at Duke of York’s Picturehouse on Friday, August 5

Graham Robson July 29, 2022

MAISIE, a documentary on Britain’s oldest working drag artiste Maisie Trollette, is to be screened at Duke of York’s Picturehouse in Brighton on Friday, August 5.

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