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THE NEW THEATRE PANTO IS BACK!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Review: Bat out of Hell

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Bat out of Hell: the award winning musical featuring Jim Steinman and MeatLoaf’s Greatest Hits At the New Theatre, Oxford until Saturday 16th October Bat out of Hell is Meatloaf’s iconic album, forty-five minutes of smash hits released in 1977, and is one of the best-selling albums of all time and has sold more than 50 million copies. You probably know […]

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CICADA

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PECCADILLO PICTURES ANNOUNCES 5TH NOVEMBERUK AND IRISH THEATRICAL & DIGITAL RELEASE DATE FOR: CICADA Directed by Kieran Mulcare and Matthew FiferWritten by Sheldon D. Brown and Matthew Fifer StarringMatthew Fifer and Sheldon BrownCobie Smoulders, Michael Potts, Scott Adsit & Bowen Yang ‘The pain and poetry of being young, queer, troubled and in love’VARIETY‘A film that will stay […]

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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!   […]

Finding Somewhere to Belong

Somewhere To Belong, a funny and gloriously unsubtle theatre show about bisexuality that amplifies the voices of those who are […]