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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 11 Aug

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

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Mon 8 Sep

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

  • 20:00 – 02:00

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Alpha Fail

Cormac Friel / Free Festival At 6'3", Friel is probably the world’s tallest man with small man syndrome. Why? Is it because the average arthritic pensioner could outbench him? Is it the result of sibling rivalry? Is it his determination to be seen as the masculine one in his gay relationships? Come enjoy the tales that…

Laughing Horse @ Jekyll & Hyde, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Black Faggot

New Zealand Season | Multinesia It's not easy being young, gay and Samoan - especially when God and your mother are watching. Meet the undercover brother desperate to prove he's straight, an island mama whose beloved son turns out to be queer and a tough Samoan homo who's out, proud and in your face. This runaway hit…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

What a Gay Play

Ben Conway presents Join a group of ordinary gay friends for an honest and intimate evening together. As the booze flows a bit too quickly they soon lose inhibitions with each other and explore some of the common stereotypes of gay life in 2014. Post gay marriage, Queer as Folk and Looking, but is equality any nearer?

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Mon 28 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 19:45

Tue 29 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 19:45

Wed 30 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 2 Aug

Horse

Indie, soul and pop by the Fife-born singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 21:15 – 22:00

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£18.50 / 0141 353 8000

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

£18.50 / 0131 668 2019

X and Y

Black Dingo Productions 'I always say if you can’t convince them, confuse them!' X and Y is a new play based on verbatim testimonies. It follows the journey of Natalie, a Glaswegian transgendered woman, from the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh to Glasgow 2014. Her story is compared to the experiences of other LGBT…

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£10 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Thu 7 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£10 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 8 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£10 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 7 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Hall

£5 / 0131 229 7565

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 19 Aug

Gay Gordons

Ceilidh and Scottish country dance classes for LGBT folks and allies. All ages/levels of experience welcome.

Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 1522

  • 19:45

Mon 4 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 1522

  • 19:45

Mon 11 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 667 1522

  • 19:45
…and 7 more dates until 29 Sep

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 31 Jul

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

  • 19:30

Fri 1 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Aug

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

  • 19:30
…and 48 more dates until 27 Sep back to top

X & Y

Play based on real testimonies from transgendered women and others from Commonwealth countries where homosexuality is still illegal.

Pride House, Glasgow

Mon 28 Jul

Talking Heads

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

Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 30 Jul

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

  • 19:30

Thu 31 Jul

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

  • 19:30

Fri 1 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Aug

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

  • 19:30

Lisa-Skye: Bunny and Mad Dog Get High

Art, Sex and Snacks Productions 1976: Bunny and Mad Dog meet, fall in love, die. 2014: Lisa-Skye's ridiculous life imitates theirs. But will she share their fate? A love letter to the sex-and-drug-soaked 70s. Storytelling from Australia's favourite sparklepuppy comedian. ★★★★ (HeraldSun). ★★★★ (TheatrePeople.com). ★★★…

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Attic

£4 / 0131 220 2987

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Attic

£4 / 0131 220 2987

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Attic

£10 (£7.50) / 0131 220 2987

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Menergy

Monthly Italo disco and Hi-NRG gay dance party, hosted by Lady Munter and her 'Muntourage' of drag queens.

Axm, Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

£15 (meet and greet £30) / 0141 552 5761

Check out America's Got Talent and RuPaul's Drag Race star Adore Delano live.

  • 23:00 – 03:00

The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

Jo Clifford A candlelit, peaceful, meditative end to a hard day on the Fringe. The archbishop of Glasgow called this vision of a transgendered Jesus 'an affront to the Christian faith'. He never saw it. Listen to those who did: 'Queen Jesus reminds us of the purity of sex and pleasure, the importance of empathy. We…

St Mark's ArtSpace, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Church

£10 (£8) / 0131 659 7600

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Church

£12 (£10) / 0131 659 7600

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Church

£12 (£10) / 0131 659 7600

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Thief

Join a sailor whose life revolves around bars and dives.

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 6522

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 6522

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 6522

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

212

Urban, hip hop and R&B courtesy of DJs Jon Boi, Ahmed, Hix, Mo K, Tando and Connor Coates.

El Divino, Belfast

Fri 1 Aug

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

Fri 8 Aug

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

Fri 15 Aug

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00
…and 6 more dates until 26 Sep

The Afterparty

Resident DJs play house, dance and chart.

Fuel, Hull

Sat 2 Aug

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 9 Aug

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

An Introduction to Twerking

Sarah Cassidy My name is Sarah, I'm a American comedian. In this show I talk about twerking and dick selfies, two pop culture phenomena that have changed your world in ways you haven't realised. I was shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Awards in 2013 and I was a finalist is the national competition Funny's Funny in…

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

The Backseat

A ni-monthly ladies night playing dark disco, Motown, soul and R&B.

She, London W1D

Wed 6 Aug

£2 / 0207 437 4303

  • 20:00 – 23:30

Wed 20 Aug

£2 / 0207 437 4303

  • 20:00 – 23:30
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Bar Wotever

DJ JoBunny, Hug the DJ, DJ Malteazer and DJ Tres Bien supply an eclectic mix, including indie, punk, retro, alternative, pop and rock.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Tue 29 Jul

£5 / 020 7820 1222

  • 19:00

Tue 5 Aug

£5 / 020 7820 1222

  • 19:00

Tue 12 Aug

£5 / 020 7820 1222

  • 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Sep

Beartrap

Resident DJs on rotation play dance, house and party tunes.

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 020 7434 2567

  • 21:00 – 03:30

Bi & Beyond

Informal space for bisexual (and beyond) people to get together for social activities.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Big Gay Friday

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

Cruz 101, Manchester

Fri 1 Aug

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

  • 23:00 – 06:00

Fri 8 Aug

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

  • 23:00 – 06:00

Fri 15 Aug

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

  • 23:00 – 06:00
…and 6 more dates until 26 Sep

Big Saturday Night Out

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

The Village, Birmingham

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 22:30 – 05:30

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 22:30 – 05:30

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 22:30 – 05:30
…and 2 more dates until 30 Aug back to top