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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

Sun 24 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Luscious Summer Lovin'

Women's club night playing dance, disco and funk with a summer lovin' theme.

Union, London W1U

Sat 23 Aug

£8 / 07823 554694

  • 21:00 – 02:00

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

Sun 24 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

LOUD Poets

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

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 (£6) / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Sun 24 Aug

The Box

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Box

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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.

Outings

  • 3 stars

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 for them, their friends and family. This acclaimed premiere features 20 true-life stories, performed by an award-winning cast of comedians…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Symposium: The Boat Party

Symposium are going all nautical with their boat party.

Temple Pier, London WC2R

Sun 24 Aug

£23 in advance; £26 on the door / 07958 650117

DJs: Hifi Sean, Paul Heron, Per QX, Tasty Tim and Andrew Moore. Hosts: Johanna Londinium, Petar Perovic, Silver Summers, George Charalambous and Raven Mandella. Last passenger will be allowed on board at 4:45pm so arrive early to avoid any disappointment.

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

Sun 24 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 23 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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212

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

El Divino, Belfast

Fri 29 Aug

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

Fri 5 Sep

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

Fri 12 Sep

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 Sep

A:M

Promising 'the naughtiest party for the dirtiest boyz', there's an amateur strip contest, giveaways, gogo dancers and the intriguingly named 'Scally Alley'.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 29 Aug

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00

Fri 5 Sep

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00

Fri 12 Sep

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00
…and 49 more dates until 21 Aug 2015

The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck

  • 4 stars

Out Cast Theatre From the wicked pen of Steven Dawson and Out Cast Theatre, Australia's premiere GLBTI theatre company comes the campest, tackiest show you’ll see this year. Previous Fringe sell-out seasons include Monstrous Acts, Jane Austen’s Guide to Pornography, Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger. Three camp, hammy…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Sun 24 Aug

QueenDome

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

QueenDome

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

  • 4 stars

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…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous

The Lady Boys present their world-famous show with renditions of J-Lo, Whitney, Kylie et al.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 6 Oct

£21.50 (£20) / 01254 582579

  • 19:30

MenSWEAR Collection: Spunk

The last thing that f*cked James was the HGV that landed him in a wheelchair, so to say he's sexually frustrated is an understatement. The way forward seems simple, he'll hire someone to do what no one will do voluntarily: bring him to satisfactory orgasmic climax. James's carer doesn't understand why he would want…

C nova, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

studio 2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

studio 2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

studio 2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Nancy Clench

At over seven foot tall, Nancy can lay claim to being Scotland's biggest drag queen. In this show, expect late night games, fun and loads of laughs.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 8 Sep

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

  • 20:00 – 02:00

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

Sat 23 Aug

Church

£12 (£10) / 0131 659 7600

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Sat 23 Aug

£15–£35 / 0844 871 7624

Mon 25 Aug

£15–£35 / 0844 871 7624

Tue 26 Aug

£15–£35 / 0844 871 7624

…and 28 more dates until 27 Sep

Out of the Closet

Belle and Bird set the decks up in the bar and play chilled out Balearic beats to bring the essence of Ibiza to CC Blooms.

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Thief

  • 3 stars

Join a sailor whose life revolves around bars and dives.

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 6522

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Magic

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 6522

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Afterparty

Resident DJs play house, dance and chart.

Fuel, Hull

Sat 23 Aug

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 30 Aug

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 6 Sep

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

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 23 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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