Afternoon events, LGBT

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Man Enough

British Exist Theatre / Free Festival Chris is 18 years old and embracing his out-and-proud lifestyle. Along with his best friend and flatmate, Kate, he plans to conquer the world one man at a time. Life is good. Sex, drink and work. But when he stumbles into Joey, a coke-addicted rent boy, love and sex will take on a…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Talking Heads

Alan Bennett's seminal 80s television monologues get the Glasgay! treatment.

Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

£15.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 287 2999

  • 14:30

Sat 2 Aug

£15.50 (£10.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 287 2999

  • 14:30

Edwin Morgan's Dreams and Other Nightmares

A frail, 87-year-old Morgan recounts a series of disturbing dreams and nightmares to his young biographer. Written by Liz Lochhead.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 14:30

Away From Home

Hartshorn - Hook Productions and Working Progress Theatre Kyle is comfortable with his life as an escort until he is hired by a premiership footballer and finds himself falling in love. But can Kyle maintain a relationship with a closeted footballer in a country where not one pro player is out? Can he cope with love…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Box

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Box

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Box

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Bank Holiday Monday Special with La Voix

Huge dance anthems and commercial house from the DJs Simon Le Vans, guest DJ & Sean Sirrs. Ever popular RVT Bank Holidays with an amazing 'no attitude', sexy and fun crowd on our afternoon session.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Mon 25 Aug

£6 / 020 7820 1222

  • 14:00 – 00:00
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Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies

Jessica Sherr It’s early evening of 1939 Academy Awards, young Miss Davis is nominated for Best Actress and the Los Angeles Times leaked the Oscar winners early! ‘This year Vivian Leigh will take home the Oscar for Best Actress’. Newspaper in hand, the bold and defiant Bette Davis decides to leave! Journey into the…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Studio Two

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

The Big LGBT Music Jam

Music-making in a creative and supportive environment. Bring an instrument (which could be your voice) and join in with singing, playing or just listening.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Shandon Snooker, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 313 2069

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Blood at the Root

When nooses are found hanging from a tree at a high school in the American South where racial tensions are as hot as the weather, six students must face their own prejudices to tackle greater injustice. Inspired by recent events, Blood at the Root weaves music, dance, and poetry to stunning effect. The New York Times…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Two

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Two

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Chilled in a Field

Family friendly camping weekend with a festival feel. The location is secret, so keep checking the website for updates.

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, Lewes

Fri 1 Aug

£65; £1 weekend children purchased before Sat 31 May / 01825 840573

  • 12:00 – 23:59

CK Sunday!

Cabaret performances by Crystal d'Canter, Kelly Mild and friends.

Halfway To Heaven, London WC2N

Sun 3 Aug

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Sun 10 Aug

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Sun 17 Aug

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Sep back to top

Drag King Richard III

  • Directed by: Roz Hopkinson
  • Written by: Terri Power

Stance Theatre presents Terry Power's play, about a woman frustrated by being a woman, and the problems that creates with her long-term lesbian friend.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Thu 31 Jul

Studio 3

£15 ( £12; £12; £12) / 02082 371111

  • 15:00

Sun 3 Aug

Studio 3

£15 ( £12; £12; £12) / 02082 371111

  • 17:00

Elegies From Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

An evening of free verse set to blues, jazz and rhythm and blues, celebrating the lives of AIDS victims.

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Amphitheatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Amphitheatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Amphitheatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Amphitheatre

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fabulous Fridays

DJs Robby D and Matt Boland spin disco, retro and pop.

Escape Bar, London W1F

Fri 1 Aug

£5 / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Fri 8 Aug

£5 / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Fri 15 Aug

£5 / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 26 Sep

Finding Me (Take Me As I Am)

Carol Robson / Free Festival Amazing journey of discovery, coming to terms with her gender and sexuality. Carol uses spoken word/poetry which includes poems from her first collection, Words of Darkness and Light, plus new work specially written for this show, along with her humour as she puts it, Just Saying How It Is.

Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 10 Aug

Kraig Wilson: Utopia

In the centenary of World War One, Kraig Wilson presents 'Utopia', an exhibition of photographic portraits of serving gay army personnel. Part of Newcastle Pride.

Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0191 261 8281

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0191 261 8281

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0191 261 8281

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

LGBT Swimming

A dedicated pool session just for the LGBT community, with use of the 25-metre pool, as well as the sauna, steam room and gym facilities, in a safe and friendly environment.

Glenogle Swim Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 343 6376

  • 14:15 – 16:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 343 6376

  • 14:15 – 16:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 343 6376

  • 14:15 – 16:00
…and 8 more dates until 20 Dec

Me & T Monthly

A supportive space for people who have friends, family or partners who are transgender or exploring their gender.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 19 more dates until 28 Dec

My Night With Reg

  • Directed by: Robert Hastie
  • Written by: Kevin Elyot

Guy is hosting a party for new friends and old alike, and during this summer of 1985, the world as Guy et al see it, is going to change forever. Kevin Elyot's comedy is directed by Robert Hastie and features Jonathan Broadbent as Guy.

Donmar Warehouse, London WC2H

Thu 7 Aug

£10–£30 preview; £10–£35; £10–£35 concs available / 0844 871 7624

  • 14:30

Sat 9 Aug

£10–£30 preview; £10–£35; £10–£35 concs available / 0844 871 7624

  • 14:30

Thu 14 Aug

£10–£30 preview; £10–£35; £10–£35 concs available / 0844 871 7624

  • 14:30
…and 13 more dates until 27 Sep

Odd Shaped Balls

Chris Sheridan A moving, honest and comical one-man show exploring issues of homophobia in sport through the experiences of a young professional rugby player, James Hall, as he deals with the media attention after being publicly outed by his ex. A versatile and dynamic performance sees a range of characters brought to…

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Gryphon 2

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Gryphon 2

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Gryphon 2

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 23 Aug

Outings

Seabright Productions - Festival Highlights Few comings-out attract millions of YouTube views like Tom Daley's did. But for whoever's saying 'I'm gay', it's a life-changing moment. This premiere explores true-life stories with a rotating cast of star actors and comedians - visit www.OutingsTheShow.com for details.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Debating Hall

£10 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Debating Hall

£10 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Pride Cymru

A bloomin' massive party to celebrate diversity in Wales with a big parade, a concert (featuring Eternal, Union J, Misha and Nicki Frech), fair, markets and advice/support stalls.

Coopers Field, Cardiff

Sat 16 Aug

£8–£20 (Children £5–£6; Family £20–£22) / 0871 220 0260

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Seabright Productions - Festival Highlights This new solo performance shows the late, great Englishman in New York and London. Drawing on Quentin’s own writing and performances, this new script is by Mark Farrelly, who also performs. Directed by Linda Marlowe. 'It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile, be yourself…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Dining Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Dining Room

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Sochi 2014

FULLfuse Theatre / The King's Head Theatre Sochi 2014 explores the homophobia, persecution and human rights issues surrounding this year's Olympics. Dubbed London's first rapid response theatre production, the play uses verbatim testimony from a wide spectrum of key players in the Russian gay rights debate, depicting…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bunker One

£9 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bunker One

£9 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 21 Aug

standingOUTstanding

Lucia August / Everybody Can Dance A world premiere of experimental postmodern dance and improvisation. Leading edge themes inform my work and override beliefs that dancers must stop dancing because of artificial limits. By virtue of my very presence on stage, I encourage the audience to take seriously a dance artist…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Downstairs

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

£4

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£6)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Strictly Pink: Workshop

Members of the LGBT community can socialise in this easy going group which covers two new dances in each session, including Latin, ballroom, salsa and club.

Hamilton House, Bristol

Sun 3 Aug

£7

  • 15:00 – 17:00