D’Relle West is the Father of the International House of West, a dance teacher and choreographer for the Molly’s Masquerade.
Please be aware that this is an 6-week course and participation in all the sessions is very much encouraged.
300 years ago, London’s Molly Houses were the first cross-dressing gay clubs in Europe. A precursor to the 20th century ballroom scene, the Molly Houses were spaces where working class men could go to for sex, gin, fiddles and fun.
Tue 2nd Feb, Tue 9th Feb, Tue 23rd Feb
Tue 2nd March, Tue 16th March, Tue 23rd March
Sessions will be led through zoom. full details will be provided after booking
These workshops are a part of the Heritage Lottery and Arts Council England funded project ‘Molly’s Masquerade’ at St. Margaret’s House, Bethnal Green. In memory of our 18th century queer ancestors the sessions will work towards a sharing at the Molly’s Masquerade Spring Gathering on April 1st, and the Molly’s Masquerade ball in summer 2021