February 27, 2015

Grayson Perry - If loyalists want to remain loyal to Britain they’ve got to move on too

A banner by Grayson Perry, in the mould of an Orange Lodge standard, following a visit to British loyalists in Belfast 
The cross-dressing potter and artist Grayson Perry said during a 2014 trip to Northern Ireland:
"[Loyalism is] rooted in a vision of Britain that perhaps doesn’t completely gel with the modern 21st century idea of Britain we have nowadays."
And continued:
"If they want to remain loyal to it they’ve got to move on too and it’s all about embracing what Britain stands for today as much as what Britain stood for in the 1950s."
My previous posts on loyalism can be read here. Previous Tumblr notes on loyalism here
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