Who's giving workshops, talks, classes and sessions for Summer House 2018
EYAL - LIQUID LOVE & HYSTERICAL LITERATURE
A host and facilitator of various sensuality and sexuality events. He regularly hosts Liquid Love sessions in London, and takes Liquid Love to cities around the world. Liquid Love is a deeply unique exploration of touch, connection, playfulness, and skin-on-skin contact, Liquid Love is a clothing-optional journey involving an awful lot of olive oil. Eyal also hosts The Hysterical Literature Play Parties. He is interested in alternative relationship structures, and sex and relationship education. He also has a thing for glitter
SHANNON - CRAFT DEN & SHANNON DINO PARTY
Shannon Meow is a jack of all trades, but mainly an artist who takes pleasure in making beautiful and outrageous accessories and sculptures from unused materials. Shannon is also core crew for Kinky Salon London, runs taxidermy and craft workshops in London, often organises ice breakers and games, builds websites, and writes....sometimes. She will be heading up the Summer House making and costuming in her Craft Den.
KEVIN - PLAYSHOPS, CEILIDH & SOUND BATH
Kevin Campbell Davidson a is transdisciplinary facilitator and performer, blending play with music, poetry and movement into a unique tonic of togetherness. From competitive gymnast to Oxford law graduate to award-winning songwriter. Kevin's magical mystery tour of life has lead him to Steiner-Waldorf education, song-writing with refugees, hosting folk dance for London's Ceilidh Liberation Front and gently beating gongs in sound baths. Kevin is honoured to be bringing his jolly bandwagon to the Summer House and can't wait to play with you all!
LOLO BROW & SCARLETT O’HORA - STRIPSHOP, LUBE WRESTLING & ARE YOU GAME
Award winning burlesque artists Lolo Brow and Scarlett O'Hora are members of The Family Fierce and co-creators of the sell-out all female performance night LADS. Not only known internationally for their fierce solo work but also for their infamous double acts, bringing filth to all occasions.
NEIL - SUMMER HOUSE CHOIR
The Summer House’s Twisted Choirmaster, Neil, is a musician and sound artist who creates scores for theatre, film, video games and inter-disciplinary works. When not making music himself, he helps others to make it, facilitating shared musical experiences. He is passionate about music as a fundamental means of human connection which can bring about well-being, self-esteem, collaboration and shared joy. Neil leads the Wayward Choral Society, a voice-positive, sex-positive choir which meets monthly in London and Bristol. He delivers workshops in such settings as Womad, Winter House, Bath Festival and Haus of Fluff. He’s performed all over the world including SXSW in Austin, Texas, Glastonbury and Singapore National Theatre. He has composed for various clients including BBC and Scottish Opera and has taught sound design at Bristol University for the past 15 years. He’s played in many bands, notably Angel Tech for the last two decades, and has recently begun work on a new solo album.
SARAH & TONY - SENSATION SEEKERS DINER
Artists and life explorers – head up a team of sensitive, playful people from the Summer House community who are experienced in negotiating boundaries and staying present in order to serve the meal of your choice at the Sensation Seekers Diner. Please note, the staff are willing volunteers, not professional chefs or masseurs. The Diner is delighted to be back for its third time at Summer House to cater for your culinary* needs. (*food free)
HAL KRYLOV - DRAG & PERFORMANCE
Hal is a drag king astrophysicist with over a decade of experience in the kink & non-monogamy communities. Originally from Russia by way of Los Angeles, it traveled to the UK to finish its degree while exploring graduate options & expanding its drag presence. In 2012, it founded queer cabaret Pangaea to spotlight trans & nonbinary performers of all bodies & levels of experience in acts that are nerdy & dirty. Connect with it on facebook.com/antithestasia & learn more about the cabaret at clubPangaea.com
SADIE SINNER & THE COCOA BUTTER CLUB - CABARET HOSTS & PERFORMERS
Treat your Friday night to a generous squirt of warm, thick Cocoa Butter! Founded, curated and hosted by velvet-toned songbird Sadie Sinner, The Cocoa Butter Club’s roster of queer performers of colour is one of the most sought after black books around! THEIR MISSION?…. To moisturise a thirsty performance scene with representations of The Other in everything from neo-burlesque and poetry to drag, live music and voguing. So, lotion up, baby, because their performances are bold enough to have you screaming ‘yaaaaas queen, smell like cocoa butter up in hurr!’