Phil Francis, performing in a live recording from Tenerife for #GMVPride2020.
Phil Francis is from Gillingham Medway. He has had a long career performing solo and with his bands, in venues across the UK & Europe. Phil moved to live in Tenerife 22 years ago but he still plays in Kent & Tenerife. He has performed in UK chart topping groups and can be found in the Who's film Quadrophenia playing with one of his early bands Cross Section.
Chai is a drag queen, published poet, songwriter, performer, arts student and current reigning Mx Madhouse 2020. Hailing from Cheltenham but based in Kent/London, she uses the stage and her performances to tackle hard hitting subjects, such as, homophobia, drug addiction, abuse and grief.
Chia's performance introduced by Mama G
Chia talks about Pride with her Mum in this podcast What Matchas
Podcast Stream: www.whatmatchas.co.uk
Cosmic Ninja never fail to leave an impression with their high-octane mash up of alternative and electronic sounds.
Here they talk about Pride, Their Music and perform their songs for #GMVPride2020
Their musical lucky dip and band mantra to rock and rave has proved infectious, with releases being featured on Fresh on the Net and BBC Introducing in the West. They have most recently signed with Beating Hearts Booking Agency.
Cosmic Ninja offer a visual spectacle that is emphatic, engaging and demanding of your attention. The queer fronted Bristol 4 piece have brought their explosive party vibes and politically charged tracks to audiences at The O2 Academy Bristol, The Godney Gathering, Bristol Pride Festival, Hazy Days, FarmFest, LFest, Warton Music Festival, Farmer Phil’s Festival and many more.
"You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”― Amy Bloom.
In this webinar, Certifed Life and Weight Loss Coach David Breaker will be guiding us through steps to achieve self-acceptance and improve our self-image. He will be talking us through his own journey as a gay man who was once 32 stone and hated himself to losing 20 stone and falling in love with what makes him unique. David will share with us how Love, despite being the most powerful emotion we have, often comes with baggage and ways in which we can come to terms with loving ourselves.”
Turning the King into a Queen!
Award winning act – Porthcawl Elvis Festival 2019 for Diversity, Elberace is the first worldwide OUT LGBTQ+ Elvis act to receive such an award.
Elberace (Gay Elvis) talks about his equality award for his performance of Gay Elvis, and his live set performance for #GMVPride. Introduced by Mama G
Elberace has also performed live on Capital Radio to over 3.5 million listeners and has been hailed as one of the best moments in the history of the Porthcawl Elvis Festival.
Not an impersonation but more an interpretation. Always respectful to the brilliant legacy of Presley but performed in his own unique style, mashing together Elvis and Liberace. So, put on your jumpsuit, grab your sunglasses and bring a pair of knickers to throw at this hunk of mincing love!
‘This is an act of pure robust energy performed in a unique style. Upbeat, joyful and immense fun.’ Boyz Magazine
‘You can almost taste his future success, so catch him now before he’s really famous!’ Remote Goat
‘Worth seeing!’ Fringe Report.
What’s On Stage nominee 2011 for his show James Haslam Is Clutching Pearls
Jayne Snow is professional singer/songwriter who has over 10 years experience gigging and performing live.
Jayne Snow performs a Live set for #GMVPride2020 introduced by Mama G
Jayne is the 'National Grand Finalist' of the 'Open Mic Uk Competition' where she performed at The NEC, Birmingham to labels such as Sony, Universal and Warner.
Originally from Lima Peru, Leon has been a resident of Gravesham for a long time and his beautiful live percussion acts have been a firm favourite in venues throughout the borough.
LEONARDO AGUIRRE (Percussionist) LA LIVE PERCUSSION SET introduced by Mama G
LA LIVE Percussion has been presented across London and Kent, including places like Pacha (London), The Event (Brighton), Westow House (Crystal Palace) and all Nightclubs in Gravesend. The fusion between DJ and live percussion has been one of the favourite entertainment events for many customers and with the chance to participate in playing the drums during the visits to nightclubs.
Today Leonardo’s percussion set is a mix or Latin, African, Egyptian and modern drums, with the inclusion of all type of accessories to complete a percussion sound adding Live to a DJ set.
LA Live Percussion is also part of Olds Cool Events, which is presented across Kent.
Leonardo is very excited to present his Live Show to the Gravesham Community.
Gravesham's favourite Panto Dame and Story-Time Queen, Mama G believes in loving who you want and being who you are. She came to life during a production of Mother Goose at the Brighton Fringe and has been making waves ever since.
Mama G Introduces Gravesham & Medway Virtual Pride Sat 15th August 2020. Mama G is the Host for this week long event which ends late on Saturday 22nd August
Mama G and her opening performance for #GMVPride2020 Sat 15th
Mama G and Lolly Talk Omnibus
Her first story telling session was at the Cowley cafe in Brighton which was quickly followed by appearances at the South Bank Centre and the Unicorn Theatre in London. Since then she has appeared at libraries, theatres, bookshops and cafes all over the UK; as well as in Canada and via video link to Texas.
She's become a firm favourite here in Gravesham too, with her unique performances in panto at The Woodville and hosting Story-Time at Gravesham Library.
Mama G Storytime and Lolly LGBT Reading list
Mama G STorytime and Lolly A Fox Called Herbert
Mama G Storytime and Lolly Fran & Vera
Mama G STorytime and Lolly Rainbow Poem and Ghost Story
Mama G Storytime two stories on the final day #GMVPride2020
Photos SJ Knight Photography