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The Danish Girl (15) @ Ropery Hall

Start:
November 10, 2016
Cost:
£4
Venue:
Ropery Hall
Phone:
01652660380
Address:
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Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber, United Kingdom, DN18 5JR

Copenhagen, 1926 and Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener, as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda’s support, Einar – or Elbe – attempted one of the first male-to-female sex reassignment surgery, a decision that turned into a massive change for their marriage, that Gerda realized her own husband is no longer a man or the person she married before. A childhood friend of Einar, art-dealer Hans Axgil shows up and starts a complex love triangle with the couple.

£4

7.30pm

Contact Details

Tourist Information
Telephone: 01652 631500

Barton Town Council
Telephone: 01652 633598

Barton-upon-Humber Tourism Partnership
Telephone: 01652 660380

Email: btp@the-ropewalk.co.uk