Archive | Music and Clubbing

LGBT+ Festival Portugal

Screen Shot 2022-02-02 at 09.54.18

Winner of the World Travel Awards ‘Best European Destination’ award for 4 consecutive years, this Summer, Portugal will play host to an all-inclusive celebration of the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community. The aptly named LGBT+ Festival will take place from July 1st-3rd 2022. The festival’s main site will be found at the Douro riverbank in […]

Read More Comments Off on LGBT+ Festival Portugal

Welcome To Misscoteque

zkPJVQ2c

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 […]

Read More Comments Off on Welcome To Misscoteque

Jodie Harsh

YYfzWGM0

Club Culture Feet To be fair, Wednesday’s a little late to ask someone how their weekend was. “What did I do?” Jodie Harsh muses, then remembering her DJ set on the Isle of Man. On the Friday, Harsh also appeared at Omeara near London Bridge for ‘Feel It’, the queer club night she coproduces with Little Gay Brother. It helps her keep a foot in London queer club culture, she says, “where I […]

Read More Comments Off on Jodie Harsh

Queer In Brighton

https---cdn.evbuc.com-images-160731969-128306233331-1-original.20211004-151259

Present…  Queer History Club(bing!) Vol #1  Sunday Oct 24th 4.30-8pm, Ironworks Studios 30 Cheapside, Brighton BN1 4GD  Queer In Brighton/Queer Heritage South are delighted to resume in-person events with the launch of Queer History Club(bing!) Vol #1 at Brighton Pride’s new Ironwork Studios on Sunday Oct 24th 4:30pm – 8pm. This event will bring together […]

Read More Comments Off on Queer In Brighton

Queer Heritage South Launches Digital Museum

QHS online

Credit: Sally Munt As museums across the country await reopening, Queer Heritage South are thrilled to launch an extensive new Queer Heritage South Digital Museum this month. Queer Heritage South is where LGBTQ+ heritage can be preserved, sourced and celebrated. This is not just a collection of exhibits but a comprehensive LGBTQ+ archive that the […]

Read More Comments Off on Queer Heritage South Launches Digital Museum

Nightclubbing at Homotopia

Marcus Hessenberg

1981: Grace Jones releases her landmark album Nightclubbing; her body is brown and soft. 2015: Three women are refused entry into a London nightclub; their bodies are brown and soft. Jones: a dark skinned, androgynous, Jamaican woman, transcending societal norms to become an international superstar. Then later, three young black women, discriminated against and excluded, […]

Read More Comments Off on Nightclubbing at Homotopia

Sweat, ‘Sissies’ and Spreadsheets

Sweat Sissies and Spreadsheets Reuben Kaye Smudged Makeup

At the time of speaking, a “fucking busy” Reuben Kaye is about to get ready for a show that night at London’s Café de Paris, having only returned from gigs in Amsterdam the day before. The Australian cabaret performer moved to London about ten years ago from Melbourne, but the Café De Paris gigs are really the only time he’ll be in the […]

Read More Comments Off on Sweat, ‘Sissies’ and Spreadsheets

A Fyne Chat with Charlie Healy

Charlie Healy auditioned for ‘X Factor’ in 2009 as part of Harmony Hood, managing to get to the judges’ houses stage of the competition. In 2010 he returned to the show as a member of Nu Status that made it through to boot camp. Returning again in 2011 as part of The Keys, Charlie was […]

Read More Comments Off on A Fyne Chat with Charlie Healy

TART Pride

A “gorgeously queer” new festival is coming to Oxford! Local not-for-profit events company T(ART) Productions are putting on a brand […]

Review: Somewhere to Belong

4 STARS  Somewhere to belong was a brilliantly witty and clever exploration of societal views on bisexuality and the implications […]

Review: The Mountaintop

Boni Adeliyi stands at the front of The Theatre Chipping Norton stage, reeling off a plethora of names from Black […]

Songs of Queer Women

When banks and sandwich shops have more pride than we do, where can we go to be with our tribe? It’s […]

Understanding The Conversion Therapy Ban

What is Conversion Therapy?   Conversion therapy tries to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The ‘therapy’ itself can look […]

Pride and Kink at Battersea

Having spent a lifetime being an inspiration to others, queer, Crip (disabled) artist Dan Daw is finally seizing the moment […]

Trixie Mattel: “GROWN UP” Re-scheduled Tour

She’s back, Drag Queen, musician, stand up comedian, entertainer, entrepreneur. After a successful UK tour in 2018, All Stars 3 winner Trixie […]

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

It’s 2022. There’s a rainbow flag in every high street window – and no lesbian bar.   Enter The Ministry […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Comes to New Theatre Cardiff

PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD MAY  Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that direct from […]

Tropicana Queer Comedy Cabaret makes its Oxford Debut

Join queer cabaret icon and performance tour-de-force Aidan Sadler as they take you on the award winning journey to Tropicana!   […]