About me

I create performative tours and lectures about LGBTQI+ history that focus on working class experience and the history of the British Empire. 

Breaking the Spell of the Armada Portraits

Still featuring Bird in Tudorbethan drag and in the background the Armada portrait of Queen Elizabeth 1st with a moustache and progressive pride flags

In a queer rebuff to the Queen in a ruff, Bird La Bird breaks the spell of monarchical magic and invite the audience to look away from the figurehead to find queer history.

Brand new accessible video about the Armada Portraits created for Royal Museums Greenwich Pride 2020.

The audio described version features hilarious additional commentary as well as in-depth descriptions. Featuring:

Find out more about the original Breaking the Spell performance.

Summer 2020! I’m re-decorating my website!

Excuse the mess! All the content is here. Come back soon!