Event Calendar

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Jan 17 @ 7:45 pm – Feb 4 @ 7:45 pm The Jack Studio Theatre
Australia. Melbourne. 1976. Tim catches a glimpse of handsome school mate and captain of the football team, John. Their first kiss is an exciting game. Their 15 years of life together a constant battle against discrimination, separation and temptation, all set against the pivotal events that define the era they live in. But there is an enemy present that no ...
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm The Albany
‘Ridiculously sexy’ Gay Times Combining dance, drama and the club sounds of the 1980s, We Raise Our Hands in the Sanctuary tells an uplifting story of the power of gay friendship and the enduring importance of queer spaces. Disenchanted by the London gay disco scene of 1981, two best friends build their own underground club where devotees can escape the ...
Feb 6 – Feb 11 all-day Omnibus
UNNATURAL ACTS An LGBT+ Festival This February to mark the launch of LGBT+ History Month and fifty years since the Sexual Offences Act, Omnibus the multi-arts venue and theatre in South London, Clapham, dedicates a week to an eclectic programme of thought-provoking events including theatre, music, talks, comedy, film shorts and visual arts. Highlights: – Stamp. Produced by Spunglass Theatre, ...
Feb 8 – Feb 11 all-day Omnibus
Following on the success of last year’s LGBT+ festival, Omnibus return with UNNATURAL ACTS, a diverse programme of cabaret, comedy and theatricality marking 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act. We kick off with New York Times acclaimed Jessica Walker’s cabaret ‘Forbidden Love’, transporting you back to the Weimar dives of 1920s Berlin, the nightclubs of 1930s Paris and the ...
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
The gifted singer Jessica Walker presents a provocative evening of gay love songs in times of repression, in her uniquely androgynous performance style. The new arrangements for voice, piano and accordion are accompanied by Joseph Atkins. “Luminous, androgynous appeal” The Stage 2016 Walker’s last song programme – Mercy and Grand; the Tom Waits project – toured to critical acclaim and ...
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
Since the decriminalisation of male homosexuality fifty years ago Britain has witnessed radical changes in the lives of the LGBT+ community. But is everyone truly at ease with this new-found visibility? Iron Hoof Productions presents a reading of an extract of David Dandridge’s new play New Cross Spartacus, which explores the displacement and isolation of individuals, particularly older gay men, ...
Feb 9 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 10 @ 10:30 pm Omnibus
Join us for a bit of irreverent cabaret theatre that flies in the face of gender rules, brushes aside political correctness and embraces chaos, humour and heckling. Hosted by the love-child of Sandi Toksvig and Frank N Furter, STAMP is a cheeky, challenging battle-of-the-sexes gameshow for the rebel in all of us. Despite the best efforts of some awesome people across the globe (Emma Watson, ...
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day Contact
A celebration of new transgender performance. Featuring: Kate O’Donnell: Hayley and Me Coronation Street’s Hayley Cropper appeared in our living rooms three times a week. Bringing Hayley back into the limelight, Kate O’Donnell’s cabaret takes a nostalgic look at trans history and the impact of this beloved classic character. Expect music, visuals, audience interaction and an iconic anorak. Elijah Harris: ...
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
In an increasingly serially monogamous society, we all face the possibility of more serious breakups in a lifetime than ever before. Rosie Wilby interweaves a rich, romantic narrative about two people connecting and disconnecting, and the visits of three ghosts from our romantic past, present and future. ★★★★ “From hilarious to heart-wrenching” Female Arts In a brand new solo show, ...
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm The Bike Shed Theatre
Part of The Exeter LGBT History Festival 2017: http://exeterlgbthistory.org.uk/ Kings Cross (Remix) uncovers the hidden histories of LGBT communities in London during the 1980s through memories of the Kings Cross area; an area that has undergone radical change since its day as a hub of LGBT communities, bars and culture. Woven together from the stories of people who experienced it ...
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm Contact
An earthy story of courage, conviction and hope, this is Joan of Arc – possibly the world’s first drag king. This multi-award winning show combines lyrical new writing and anarchic cabaret. Drag king champion Lucy Jane Parkinson takes the stage as history’s greatest underdog, dragging up as the men she defies. Winner of a Scotsman Fringe First Award, The Stage ...
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Ace Hotel Shoreditch
After a critically acclaimed launch at the end of 2016, Dragonflies Theatre’s new production returns in 2017, exploring HIV amongst gay men through a series of interwoven stories: Alex knows nothing about HIV but knew he should have worn the power bottom singlet. Nick is his Tinder date who’s just been diagnosed positive, struggling with self-worth. Their date is going ...
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm Park and Dare Theatre
An intimate evening with Wales’ favourite playwright and actor Frank Vickery. Expect lots of laughter, and a rare insight into the thoughts of a genius playwright! Frank, and a small cast of hand-picked actors, will perform stripped-back, script-in-hand excerpts from some of his most memorable plays and will also give a fascinating insight into the story lines and themes they ...
Mar 3 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Aberration presents ‘Blast from the Past’ with live music, theatre, talks and raffle. Including… Singer Ciaran O’Driscoll as seen on The Voice. ‘The Devils in Human Shape’ by Tom Marshman – whispers from the past. Norena Shopland on the gaps in women’s history. Archibald Tactful (Rachael Clerke): cement-lover, experimental dancer. Amy Daniel and Harry Heuser on eccentric collector George Powell ...
Mar 8 @ 7:15 pm Camden People's Theatre
Presented by Scottee Part of Sprint 2017 Scottee is back with a brand new show. Scott grew up around strong, brave and violent men and boys. BRAVADO is his memoir of working class masculinity from 1991 to 1999 as seen by sheep in wolf’s clothing, exploring the graphic nature of maleness. Blood, spit and tears are set against a drunken ...
Mar 11 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 10:00 pm Camden People's Theatre
lulu v.3 // who do lulu? you do lulu? by Susanna Fournier & Ted Witzel let’s play a game. i’ll give you an address and a time. you just need to find me behind a curtained window on a city street. this is a psycho-geographic performance-slash-installation about sex and loneliness in digital hookup culture. inspired by one of western drama’s ...
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm Camden People's Theatre
Presented by Smallest Majority Part of Sprint 2017 ‘The Oppression Games’ is an examination of documented cases of LGBTQ+ hate crimes and a commemoration of those that have fatally suffered in a world obsessed with labelling.
Mar 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Camden People's Theatre
Interchangeable Bodies by Louisa Claughton You’re invited to come and play for a while, to retrace our steps and try to work out how we got here. Is it as simple as pink and blue? And if it isn’t then where did that come from? This piece isn’t about finding the answers. It’s about exploring what we personally think the ...
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Camden People's Theatre
18+ Welcome to the wonder rooms, a living Cabinet of Curiosities. Here, Victorian velvet décor clashes with a desire for plastic, shiny new things. Shiny breasts and button bottoms, plastic faces frozen to perfect pouts. Designer vagina surgeons come into conversation with the most ancient female exhibitionist Sheela-Na Gig whose vulva is carved from stone. This is a live exhibition ...
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm King's Head Theatre
‘He was wandering around topless, clearly drug-f*cked, asking random guys to have sex. I took his hand and he grabbed me urgently, blue eyes intent and blazing.’ The Chemsex Monologues are the untold stories of the men and women adrift in London’s chill-out scene. Porn stars, fag hags and sexual health workers collide on the streets of Soho in a ...
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm The Space Arts Cente
Harry Crawford (otherwise known as Eugenia Falleni) stands trial for the murder of his wife. The trial is a farce: the case is filled with false witnesses and Harry’s gender dysphoria is blasted across the newspapers. As the trial continues, Harry’s tragic life-story comes to light. A thrilling true-crime drama, Christopher Bryant’s multi-award-nominated play THE MUTANT MAN puts Transgender themes ...