Fastest Thing on Heels


This would normally go in the Parish News Section, but it made me smile and – hey – it’s my blog…

August 16th sees the third annual Drag Race. If anyone’s ever been to one, you’ll know it’s a night of enjoyable chaos, where the fastest girlie in a skirt doesn’t get all the prizes. Everyone starts at the Rose & Crown, where costumes are admired, entertainment is purveyed and ‘health beverages’ consumed before the racers get to bend over the blocks…

“We are working with the local LGBT Police liaison officers and neighborhood team to get the roads closed for the race. Also we are trying to work with Greenwich council to get Neveda Street closed for a ‘sort of’ street party,” Jackie Foley, one of the organisers, tells me. Proceeds go to the Metro Centre.

And because it’s going to be bigger than ever this year, they’re looking for runners. Gay, straight, girls, boys, not-sures – the more the merrier. Who knows – perhaps The Phantom will don a gold lame cloak and tricorn and sparkly knee boots…

If this sounds like a hoot, find out more here.


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