The Drag Ball


Wednesday 28 February 2018, 6.00 – 7.00pm

The Drag Ball: Exposing Manchester’s Hidden Past







In September 1880, Detective Jerome Caminada and his Manchester police force raided the Temperance Hall in Hulme. Once inside, they found 47 men, half of whom were in women’s clothing. It was an event that shocked both city and country, but who were these men and what became of them?

This free talk at the Performance Space, Manchester Central Library is presented by Tom McGrath, a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University. Come along to find out more at 6.00pm, Wednesday 28 February 2018.

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