Event Calendar

Jan 29 – May 15 all-day Leeds City Museum
Leeds Queer Stories Leeds City Museum will be showing Leeds Queer Stories a display of local LGBT*Q history. (LGBT*Q: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer) The project is part of the Arts Council England funded project within Leeds Museums and Galleries to engage with new audiences and has emerged from the recently successful Leeds Art Gallery queer cultural project ‘PoMoGaze’ ...
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm Wellcome Collection
10.00am – 6.00pm Tuesday – Sunday and 10.00am – 10.00pm on Thursday. Closed Monday This changing exhibition will examine perspectives from artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to interrogate our understanding of the conscious experience. Exploring phenomena such as somnambulism, mesmerism, and disorders of memory and consciousness, the exhibition will examine ideas around the nature of consciousness, and in particular what ...
Feb 11 – Apr 17 all-day Jewish Museum London
Through a Queer Lens is the first comprehensive series of photographic portraits of Jewish LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) people. The twenty portraits, by fine art photographer Ajamu, feature well-known faces including including Yotam Ottolenghi and Rabbi Lionel Blue as well as leading artists, activists and entrepreneurs. The exhibition celebrates the diversity of Jewish and LGBTQ people living ...
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm St James Studio
In the wake of the deadliest incident of violence ever committed against LGBTQ people in America, Theatre Renegade present In Response To… The Orlando Attack. The evening will be a mixture of new pieces written in direct response to the tragedy, performances of well-known texts and musical performances, all selected to honour and commemorate the victims at Pulse nightclub. As ...
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm The Poetry Library
A panel of four queer poets discuss how identity and politics shapes their work. Hear from Betsy Warland, (Oscar of Between – A Memoir of Identity and Ideas); Andra Simons, (The Joshua Tales); Olumide Popoola, this is not about sadness; and the widely anthologized Maria Jastrzebska. They discuss teaching styles, influences and the ways queerness influences their writing and performance. ...
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm The Poetry Library
Price: Free but booking required A panel of four queer poets discuss how identity and politics shapes their work. Hear from Betsy Warland, (Oscar of Between – A Memoir of Identity and Ideas); Andra Simons, (The Joshua Tales); Olumide Popoola, this is not about sadness; and the widely anthologized Maria Jastrzebska. They discuss teaching styles, influences and the ways queerness ...
Jul 11 all-day Gateshead Old Town Hall
Masala Festival begins with a curated evening of short films, featuring Love Works (Little Elephant and Chariot Riders), Diana, Big Time – My Doodled Diary, I Am and Poshida. ALIVE! is a celebration of being South Asian and lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in the world today, through live action drama, digital animation and documentary genres. The programme features home-grown ...
Jul 14 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 16 @ 9:00 pm Battersea Arts Centre
‘This clever retelling of the Joan of Arc story has comic fizz, emotional ballast and cross-dressing that looks like sorcery’ The Guardian Put your drinks down and your hands together, all the way from Domremy in France (via Soho and 600 years) it’s JOAN! Packed with guts, heart and some well placed couscous, Joan fuses lyrical new writing with quick ...
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland
‘United in Anger: A History of ACT UP’ is an inspiring documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. Utilizing oral histories of members of ACT UP, as well as rare archival footage, the film depicts the efforts of ACT UP as it battles corporate ...
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Norwich Millennium Library
With the Historypin Connections project Norfolk Library & Information Service are creating a community history archive of memories – and we want to hear from you! We would love to gather stories from Norfolk’s LGBT community about how life in Norfolk has changed. Find our pop-up memory recording booth on the ground floor of Norwich Millennium Library during Norwich Pride ...
Aug 5 @ 7:45 pm – 10:45 pm Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
FASHION CITIES AFRICA TOUR AND FILM SCREENING: STORIES OF OUR LIVES Start your Pride Weekend celebrations with a late night private view of Brighton Museum’s Fashion Cities Africa exhibition. This late night event includes a pay bar where you can relax with a drink, before sitting down to a private screening of a film characterising the queer experience in Kenya. ...
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am Victoria Park - London
Come and join Micro Rainbow International’s team of runners at the 10k Pride run that will take place in Victoria Park, London, on 13 August 2016. We will not only have fun together but also raise funds to help MRI to end LGBTI poverty everywhere. To join MRI’s team of runners or for more information please contact Moud at mgoba@micro-rainbow.org
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 14 @ 2:00 am Dreamland Margate
Strictly over 18s only Now a legendary staple at Dreamland Margate, Amy (co-founder of Sink The Pink) brings back Cockles and Muscles: the place to dress up, undress, dress down or dress however makes you feel fun and frivolous! This time it’s a special Pride After Party and a whole host of DJs, Drag Queens and Cabaret Acts will be ...
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dreamland Margate
As the town turns rainbow in this celebration of people and culture, Dreamland is letting Margate Pride take over the park! With DJs, live acts and Livin’ Joy singing her club classic “I’m a Dreamer” it’s the perfect warm up for our Cockles and Muscles Pride After Party in the Roller Disco at night. Margate Pride is a family friendly ...
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Speakers Chambers House of Commons
The Launch of 2017 History Month with a reception to explore our theme of Law, Citizenship, and PSHE