Dalston Solidarity Cafe (hosting QUEST9ja)

Saturday, 11 May

Dalston Solidarity Cafe (hosting QUEST9ja)

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Join us on SATURDAY 11th of May between 3pm and 9pm at Halkevi Kurdish Community Centre (33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF).


We will be hosting QUEST9ja , a Pan-African, anti-imperialist, anti-colonial group fighting back against queerphobic repression in Nigeria as well as providing material resources and support in the creation of mutual aid networks and safe housing to queer people in Nigeria right now. Their name stands for:

* Queer
* Union (for)
* Economic (and)
* Social
* Transformation (in Nigeria)

There will be a film screening at 4:30PM and a teach in on queer solidarity across borders, queerphobic laws as colonial remnants, the current revolutionary landscape in Nigeria and across Africa and possibilities for joint borderless struggle. In particular, the connection between Palestine liberation and the work QUEST9ja does.

From 3pm onwards we’ll also have:

🥙 'Pay-what-you-can' food & drinks
🖌️ Banner making for Palestine
🏴 Infoshop: zines, stickers & more
💕Free binders donated by genderswap (limited sizes available)
👕 Free shop & clothes swap
📚 Radical book swap & giveaway

🔥Tech in at 6pm:
Queer Nigeria: British colonialism, Pan-Afrikan Liberation and the Global Intifada.

The space is wheelchair accessible (through the Tyssen Street entrance)


We ask everyone attending to be respectful of others. We won’t tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic and any other discriminatory behaviour.


[Image description: Acid green poster with a faded photograph of a protest. Amidst the people, one stands out, looking towards us and holding high a banner reading END SARS NOW. The Dalston Solidarity Cafe and QUEST9ja logos are in a corner. The information written on the poster are the same shared in caption.]

Date & Time: 

Saturday, 11 May, 2024 - 14:00


  • bar/cafe
  • book shop/info shop/library
  • course/workshop
  • discussion/presentation
  • film
  • food
  • (free) shop/market
  • meeting


  • free
  • by donation
31 - 33 Dalston Lane, Hackney
E8 3DF
United Kingdom

The Dalston Solidarity Cafe is a space that connects a diversity of collectives, realities and individuals who by sharing their knowledge and experience will be able to offer a range of mutualistic practices.


  • bar/cafe / course/workshop / discussion/presentation / film / food / (free) shop/market

opening times: 

2pm to 8pm, second Saturday of the month.