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THE NEW THEATRE PANTO IS BACK!

The New Theatre’s unmissable family pantomime is back.  The festive favourite Aladdin opens on Saturday 4 December 2021, featuring eye – popping special effects, stunning songs and dance and a lamp-load of laughter, promising a magic carpet ride for all the family. The colourful scenery and beautiful costumes will provide the perfect backdrop to the […]

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National Service of Remembrance

On Sunday 14th November Fighting With Pride was delighted to bring together a contingent of amazing LGBT+ Veterans for the National Service of Remembrance and to march past the Cenotaph as a visible cohort for the first time in history. Considering most of us hadn’t marched in decades we were in step most of the […]

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Jonny Woo’s All Star Christmas Cabaret

One of the UK’s most influential artists in alternative variety, and co-owner of East End LGBTQ+ performance venue The Glory, Jonny Woo welcomes in this year’s festive season with a raucous Christmas cabaret and sing-a-long at Battersea Arts Centre. Here, the performer tells Sam Bennett more about the show, as well as exciting London venues, […]

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Death, Love, Tea, and Queer Tales

Witty, haunting, and kind, Under the Whispering Door is a gift for troubled times. A warm hug of a story about a man who spent his life at the office – and his afterlife building a home. Here its author, TJ Klune answers Sam Bennett’s questions. Under the Whispering Door was hard for you to […]

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MINUTE TAKER RELEASES LONG-AWAITED SYNTH-POP ALBUM WOLF HOURS ON 28 JAN 2022 PRECEDED BY THE EMOTIVE SINGLE “LEAD YOU HOME” ON 14 JAN 2022 This year has seen independent Manchester-based musician Minute Taker (aka Ben McGarvey) perform live in front of thousands at Manchester Pride. Then After The Rain, his recent single featuring LGBTQ+ icon […]

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From Maths to Magic with Rhys Morgan

After an 18-month hiatus, Morgan & West are back on the road with their magic show for kids; and of course, any childish grown-ups who happen to be there! Here, one half of the duo – Rhys Morgan – tells a little more about what we can expect from the show as well as delving into his […]

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Real Weddings: Glyn and Gareth

In this Diversity Edition of Fyne Times, we hear from a couple who – despite health scares and a pandemic – chose 2020 to finally tie the knot after 44 years together. Glyn and Gareth tell us their 1,2,3 story and all about their wedding and beyond. First meeting back in 1977 in a Notting Hill gay […]

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The Influence of Black Cinema

How 90’s Black Cinema and Its Subsequent Resurgence Influenced the World. It’s no secret that black representation within film has been known to be dubious. Racist or archaic caricatures, particularly within mainstream cinema, spurred a cinematic revolution during the ’90s that gave black cinema a long-overdue voice and a pedestal to direct the world’s gaze […]

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MyGwork Secures Additional £1.6m For Global Expansion

Pierre Gaubert (left) and Adrien Gaubert (right), Founders of myGwork

MyGwork, the  global business LGBTQ+ recruitment and networking platform,  has secured  £1.6 million  in the latest funding round led by  24Haymarket  to  grow  its user base and  continue  with  its international  expansion plans. These funds are in addition to  the £0.75 million secured at the end of last year, thanks to the private capital firm’s network of investors.   Headquartered  in London, with […]

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Awkward Productions presents: how to live a jellicle life

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Following the success of Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve F*cked (Underbelly Edinburgh 2018, King’s Head Theatre + National Tour 2019) Awkward Productions have returned with yet another show about… sexy animals. A one-man comedic parody that celebrates one of the biggest cinematic flops of recent years, Cats. After two sold-out runs, how to live a […]

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Fighting With Pride Poem

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Anne Cook, Associate Member WRAC was compelled to put pen to paper and write this lovely poem, having seen LGBT+ Veterans march at the Cenotaph.  Thanks to Anne for allowing us to share her poem with you. www.fightingwithpride.org.uk Fighting With Pride. Don’t look at me differently because I am the hero of my story. I […]

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Welcome To Misscoteque

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A very queer – womxn only – DIY club night built around dance, love, and connection.  Sunday 28th November 9pm – 1:30am at Lost Horizon HQ, Bristol DJs: Sadsugar, DJ Ammi (myself), Jamurai, EMMY, and Yours Truly. Half of profits generated by ticket sales will be donated to local charity Pride Without Borders, which offers […]

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LGBT+ Adoptions

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LGBT+ people still account for 1 in 6 adoptions in England in 2021, despite fall in numbers  Wales sees ‘problematic’ tumble in LGBT+ people granted adoption orders over the same time Coronavirus’ impact on the adoption sector was clear this week with the publication of statistics for 2021. Adoptions in England fell to 2,870 in […]

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announces 90th Anniversary Season

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed their 2022 summer season, the venue’s 90th anniversary. The musical Legally Blonde […]

LGBT+ veterans to remember the fallen at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday

This Remembrance Sunday LGBT+ veterans will honour fellow servicemen and women at the National Service of Remembrance. It is the first […]

Elaine Chambers

My name is Elaine Chambers. Sadly, the career I intended to follow for my whole working life was dramatically cut short […]

Playful Promises

Playful Promises launch the world’s first lingerie collection alongside an award-winning asexual activist – and receive harrowing response. Playful Promises, an empowerment-driven […]

Ugly Duck Presents: @Disturbance

Ugly Duck presents: @Disturbance 30th November, 2021 at Ugly Duck, Bermondsey and Online 7pm – 10pm / £3 – £8 […]

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In recognition of this month’s Road Safety Week (15-21 November), here at Fyne Times we’ve teamed up with some huge […]