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Pussy Whipped Festival

Three-dayer organised by Edinburgh's queer-feminist underground music night, with a progamme that spans gigs, club nights, films and workshops. The 2014 line-up is typically impressive. Across the weekend there are performances from – among many many others – Maybecyborgs (Germany) – gender fucking art indie pop…

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Times vary / £6 in advance; £8 on the door / 0131 229 1442

Sat 26 Apr

Times vary / £6 in advance; £8 on the door / 0131 229 1442

Sun 27 Apr

Times vary / £6 in advance; £8 on the door / 0131 229 1442

Big Gay Friday

Pop, disco, commercial dance, R&B and funky house from resident DJs.

Cruz 101, Manchester

Fri 25 Apr

£6 guestlist; £1 ( £5) / 0161 950 0101

  • 23:00 – 06:00

Fri 2 May

£6 guestlist; £1 ( £5) / 0161 950 0101

  • 23:00 – 06:00

Fri 9 May

£6 guestlist; £1 ( £5) / 0161 950 0101

  • 23:00 – 06:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Dive!

Eclectic underground queer party, blending spoken word, live music and comedy with a kaleidoscopic soundtrack and a filthy disco to finish.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£7 (£5) / 0131 629 4101

Promising music, drag, live art, performance and dancing until the drag queen is dead! Hosted by singer, video/live artist, compere and general weirdo Miss Annabel Sings, plus 'sing-and-fling' show grrrl Cherryfox and performance and party fluffing from the Dive Performance Cartel: Michelle Ma Belle, Mistress Chipz, Shapeshifter and the flawless BANANAWOMAN! Punk-fuelled soundtrack and disco, house and electronica from the Dive resident DJs.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Sun 25 May

£7 (£5) / 0131 629 4101

As the embers of Spring start to fade, let us lead you into the fiery depths of Hell with the usual devilishly-eclectic, anything-goes queer party – but with no school in the morning, hell yes!

With your infernal host: singer, video/live artist, compere and general weirdo Miss Annabel Sings.

Sinful performance and party fluffing from Dive resident 'sing-and-fling' show grrrl Cherryfox and the Dive Performance Cartel: Michelle Ma Belle, Mistress Chipz and Shapeshifter.

Disco inferno, hot house and underworld electronica until 3am.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Slosh!

Disco courtesy of Regal MC.

The Shoe Factory, Belfast

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 028 9031 6060

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 028 9031 6060

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Big Saturday Night Out

DJ Lotty and DJ Primani spin pop, retro hits and R&B.

The Village, Birmingham

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 22:30 – 05:30
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Disco Inferno

Dino spins 70s, 80s and 90s disco classics.

Cruz 101, Manchester

Mon 28 Apr

£2 / 0161 950 0101

  • 23:00 – 05:00

Mon 5 May

£2 / 0161 950 0101

  • 23:00 – 05:00

Mon 12 May

£2 / 0161 950 0101

  • 23:00 – 05:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

Mingin'

The dark, sexy, dirty house and techno club returns for a Mingin' revival.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Sat 24 May

£10 / 0131 558 3758

  • 22:00 – 03:00

The Church of High Kicks

Daytime gay/mixed club session hosted by the delectable Jon Pleased Wimmin and a mix of house, pop, disco, new wave a trash tracks. Plus shows from The Fabulous Kickettes, a weekly talent show (with a £50 prize) and a 'retro' buffet.

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 18:00 – 23:00
…and 6 more dates until 22 Jun

Deep Trash Italia

A club night with art exhibitions and live performances - only the best (and the worst) of Italian culture. The main room will host SUGO and DJ Severino, pumping the beats of international hits and Italian camp classics.

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London E2

Fri 2 May

£6 / 020 7739 7170

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Punx!

DJs spin electro and indie.

The Star Of Bethnal Green, London E2

Sat 26 Apr

£5; £3 before 11pm / 020 7729 0167

  • 21:00 – 02:00
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Ruby Tuesdays

DJ Sandra spins pop, chart and dance.

Ku Bar, London WC2H

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 020 7437 4303

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 020 7437 4303

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 020 7437 4303

  • 22:00 – 03:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Rubyfruits

Social evenings for lesbian and bisexual ladies, with regular meetings to plan activities, network and maybe even meet someone special.

The Regent, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00
…and 11 more dates until 27 Jul

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 629 5509

  • 20:00

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 629 5509

  • 20:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 629 5509

  • 20:00
…and 8 more dates until 2 Jul

Pretty Ugly

The Pretty Ugly girls play sexy, glamorous indie rock'n'roll, electro beats, 60s soul and experiment with some new artists to get everyone in the mood for dirty dancing.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£5–£6 / 0141 221 7705

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sat 14 Jun

£5–£6 / 0141 221 7705

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sat 9 Aug

£5–£6 / 0141 221 7705

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec

Prime Time

A chance for gay and bisexual men over 40 to meet others in an informal setting.

Gay Men's Health, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 552 0112

  • 15:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 552 0112

  • 15:00

Sun 29 Jun

Free / 0141 552 0112

  • 15:00

Scissor

LGBT club night with a little bit of every genre thrown into the mix.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Sat 3 May

£4 before midnight; £6 after / 0131 220 2987

  • 23:00 – 03:00
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Bears in the East

Two floors of fun, including an exclusively male downstairs bar. Not only that, but the lovely chaps from BearScots have sweets galore to hand out.

New Town Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 10 May

Free / 0131 538 7775

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Bijou: The Cocktail Social for Gay Women

A unique evening for women to mingle, have a few drinks and socialise in a welcoming, all-inclusive atmosphere.

Cos Bar, London EC4V

Mon 12 May

£7.50 advance prepay guestlist; £10 on the door. / 020 7329 9940

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Mon 9 Jun

£7.50 advance prepay guestlist; £10 on the door. / 020 7329 9940

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Mon 14 Jul

£7.50 advance prepay guestlist; £10 on the door. / 020 7329 9940

  • 20:00 – 02:00
…and 2 more dates until 8 Sep

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

Dandy Darkly / PBH's Free Fringe Dandy Darkly returns to Edinburgh with all new, tawdry tales of sex and death! New York City's satiric, satanic storyteller celebrates sisterhood (as only Dandy dares) with fabulous, frightful fables of celebrity baby obsession, paranormal paramours and one sassy serial killer! Come…

Constitution Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 538 9374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 538 9374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 538 9374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Heather Peace

Concert from singer and actress Heather Peace, star of BBC 3's Glasgow-based drama Lip Service.

Brighton Dome

Fri 31 Oct

£22 / 01273 709709

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Mon 27 Oct

£22.60 / 0113 243 0808

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Thu 30 Oct

£25 / 020 7527 2000

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High On Heels

Resident DJs spin pop, chart, dance and house.

Freedom Bar, London W1F

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7437 3490

  • 23:00

Thu 1 May

Phone for prices / 020 7437 3490

  • 23:00

Thu 8 May

Phone for prices / 020 7437 3490

  • 23:00
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Hot Mess

Gay club night describing itself as 'an irregular party for irregular folks', where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of disco, hi-NRG, acid house, Italo and electro from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron (Club for Heroes/Devil Disco Club).

The Annexe at the Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Fri 30 May

£4 before 11.30pm; £6 after / 0131 225 2564

  • 23:00 – 03:00

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£4 before 10.30pm; £6 after / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Icebreakers

Social group for people who want to make new friends in LGBT company, now at the lovely and friendly Regent Bar and organised by the LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing.

The Regent, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 28 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 25 Jun

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Karnival

Disco, pop, house and dance.

Kremlin, Belfast

Fri 25 Apr

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 028 9031 6061

The LipSinkers

DJ Squeaky and John Sizzle spin dance music, with comedy and cabaret.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Fri 2 May

£8 (£6) / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Loud and Proud

Edinburgh's LGBT choir perform a selection of upbeat popular, traditional, classic and show tunes all sung a cappella.

Stockbridge Parish Church, Edinburgh

Sat 17 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 332 0122

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