The Gay Solidarity Group organised the 1979 and 1980 Mardi Gras Parades.

The party was a novel add on for the parade in 1980. Philip King tells how it happened.

 

 

Index Card

 

060723 PJK

 

King, Philip

 

Date of interview23 July 2006

 

Access: No special conditions

 

Philip talks about: Barry Power; Lance Gowland; Gay Solidarity; Flinders Hotel; Albury Hotel; Beresford Hotel; Capriccios; Dolphins Motor Club; Pollys; Paddington Town Hall; Mardi Gras; Brian McGahen; Barry Cecchini; Michael Glynn; Sydney Star; John Marsden; Sydney Showground; Val Williams

 

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