MOLL-I Salon

We host a special event as part of the LGBT+ Within and Beyond display.

MOLLI Salon by Bordello Theatre

Date: 19 October 2019, from 12.00pm

Join us for a day of entertainment, discussion and celebration of all things LGBT+ hosted at our Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, affectionately known as MOLLI.

In collaboration with Bordello Theatre we invite you to a 21st century LGBT+ enlightenment salon. A salon is a social gathering under the roof of an inspiring host, a place to amuse one another and share knowledge.

This unique opportunity aims to give LGBT+ people and their allies space and place to discuss, dissect, explore and share their personal stories, objects and experiences with other like minded individuals. This is a theatrical ‘show and tell’ where being prepared to share is highly encouraged, but not compulsory.

See the fantastic Bordello Theatre in action.


MOLL-I Salon, 12.00pm - 4.00pm

During the day you'll have the opportunity to meet our Artists-in-Residence, Bordello Theatre. A Queer Theatre Collective originally from Cumbria, they have performed immersive theatre at major festivals including Glastonbury and Manchester Pride.

The schedule for the day:

12:00pm - The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims open the event for the day with live music, spoken word, song and just the right balance of reverence and mirth to form this exciting and immersive gender blending performance ritual.

12:15pm - 12:30pm - Processional lead up to the LGBT+ display

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Bordello Theatre perform immersive interactive micro theatre around the exhibition.

From 2:30pm 

Bordello Theatre are will be available in the exhibition space to meet with attendees to discuss the exhibition and promote an evening at MOLL-I Salon.


Evening MOLL-I Salon, 5.00pm - 7.00pm

A facilitated and held theatrical space for the sharing of thought, story and objects relative to the LGBT+ community and allies of the South Lakes.

We invite you to join the party and a unique opportunity for LGBT+ people and allies to discuss, explore and share personal stories, objects and experiences. Enjoy a theatrical ‘show and tell’ where sharing is highly encouraged, but not compulsory!


Join us

If you'd like to attend please RSVP by Thurs 17 October

To rsvp email us with the subject "Website rsvp to 19 October" and let us know if you're able to attend from 12.00pm..


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