Sink The Pink have announced their final event at Printworks.
After 14 years, the UK's largest LGBTQ+ club night will come to an end following a "Farewell Ball" at the 6,000 capacity former printing plant in South London on Friday, 15th April.
Founded by Amy Zing and Glyn Fussell in 2008, Sink The Pink began as a queer night at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, and has hosted events across drag, cabaret, dance music and more in sold-out venues including Brixton Academy.
In a statement, co-founder Fussell said: "To everyone who has ever supported, loved and been part of Sink The Pink, we deliver this piece of news with very heavy hearts, but full of pride at what has been achieved. After 13 incredible years, and a huge amount of wonderful memories, we've decided that this next party will be our final Sink The Pink event. We’ve shown that our community can be seen and celebrated in mainstream spaces while staying true to what we believe in."
"We’ve proved that queerness holds enormous power and should be celebrated wherever possible," Fussell added. "We’ve given space to the most progressive and beautiful humans that have been an integral part of the queer landscape of London. We’ve helped form friendships, relationships and life long memories. However, no party can last forever. Sink The Pink has achieved more than we could ever have hoped for, so we feel it’s the right time to hang up our heels and make way for a new generation of queer London to shine through."
"Sink The Pink is and always will be a family. We will continue to work with artists and brands to help make the world a little brighter and will always be part of our festival Mighty Hoopla, but as for club nights, this will be our final show."
Tickets for the Farewell Ball go on sale on Wednesday, 2nd February.
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