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Yes!

Launched by a group of friends who want a gay night that plays indie and guitar bands, the emphasis is firmly on music from classic artists such as David Bowie, The Smiths and Blondie and cutting edge acts like Django Django, Band of Skulls and Grimes.

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Fri 5 Sep

Free before midnight; £5 after (Students £3) / 0141 564 1450

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free before midnight; £5 after (Students £3) / 0141 564 1450

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free before midnight; £5 after (Students £3) / 0141 564 1450

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Fri 5 Dec

Free before midnight; £5 after / 0141 564 1450

  • 20:00 – 03:00

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

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.

Mon 4 Aug

Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 229 7565

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 19 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

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

MargOH! Channing is Tipsy!

MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne / Free Festival MargOH! Channing is Tipsy! is a gin-soaked romp. This is the deconstruction of drag through the life and times of this slightly delusional, often demented, occasionally glamorous and always drunken diva and her gayiancée, MAN-ee Champagne as they tackle topics such…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Talking Heads

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

Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

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

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

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

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Sat 2 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 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

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.

Mon 4 Aug

Bunker One

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 21 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

Sat 2 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Sat 2 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

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

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

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.

Mon 4 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 8 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.

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merry christmas, Ms Meadows

Belarus Free Theatre Internationally acclaimed and fearlessly inventive Belarus Free Theatre (2013 Impatto Totale Award and 2011 Fringe First Award winners) return to Edinburgh with a brand new production which challenges the roles of identity, gender and sexuality in the world today. Using first degree research from…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

QueenDome

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

QueenDome

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

QueenDome

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Isla Dogs: Down the Dogs

PBH's Free Fringe Be captivated by the ravishingly debaucherous drag host Ms Isla Dogs who orchestrates Edinburgh’s freshest frolic through comedy in the heart of the Free Fringe. Isla’s filled-to-bursting one hour show will whet your stand-up appetite and leave you invigorated with all the energy of this inspiring…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Liverpool Pride

There's a prince/princess theme at Liverpool Pride this year, with music, activities and fun throughout the city, all in celebration of LGBT culture.

Various Venues, Liverpool

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 11:00

Loud & Proud on the Fringe

Loud & Proud Choir Loud & Proud, Scotland's LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scottish HIV and Hepatitis C charity, Waverley Care. Fresh from representing their country at the international Various Voices festival in Dublin, the choir will perform another diverse programme featuring…

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Sanctuary

£13 (£10) / 0131 229 1142

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Sat 2 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Trannyoke

DJ Matt spins pop and dance, with host Lady Lloyd, and karaoke.

Escape Bar, London W1F

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00
…and 5 more dates until 24 Sep

Ceri Dupree: Fit For A Queen!

To celebrate thirty years on the stage female inpersonator Ceri Dupree presents a homage to his favourite ladies. A mix of musical parodies, quick-fire stand up and camp Hollywood glamour.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Fri 26 Sep

Over-16s only

£19 (£18) / 01803 328385

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Sat 18 Oct

£15 (£13) / 01495 227206

  • 19:30

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Thu 18 Sep

£15 / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Fri 19 Sep

£15 / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Sat 20 Sep

£15 / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

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Cherry

Dance courtesy of resident DJs.

The Shoe Factory, Belfast

Fri 29 Aug

Phone for prices / 028 9031 6060

  • 22:00 – 02:30

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
  • 19:45
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