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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.

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

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

Wed 20 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

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

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 25 Jul

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

  • 23:00
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Pride House Closing Ceremony Party

A reflective evening to celebrate the Commonwealth Games and how LGBT people are represented in sport. There's music, comedy, Mr Gay World, plus Nancy Clench makes an appearance.

Pride House, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 18:30 – 00:00

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

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

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

  • 14:30
  • 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

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

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
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Camp Fitness Run Club!

Fun, friendly running group that's nonetheless serious about getting fit. Led by a qualified jog leader, all levels welcome.

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Mon 28 Jul

£4 / 07841 016215

  • 18:30

Mon 4 Aug

£4 / 07841 016215

  • 18:30

Mon 11 Aug

£4 / 07841 016215

  • 18:30
…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Cuestars

Friendly, social snooker group for the LGBT community and friends, meeting on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Shandon Snooker, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

£2 per session / 0131 313 2069

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Tue 26 Aug

£2 per session / 0131 313 2069

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Tue 9 Sep

£2 per session / 0131 313 2069

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 7 more dates until 23 Dec

Lock Up Your Daughters Filmmaking Group

A queer filmmaking group, where everyone is invited to gain hands-on experience in making films on a shoe-string budget, discuss film scripts and watch a short or two. Ages 14+.

CCA, Glasgow

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 19:00

Tue 26 Aug

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 19:00

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

Misty Chance's Blankety Blank

Comedy game show and club night with the resident drag artist.

AXM Bar, Manchester

Wed 30 Jul

Phone for prices / 0161 236 6005

  • 22:00 – 05:00

Wed 6 Aug

Phone for prices / 0161 236 6005

  • 22:00 – 05:00

Wed 13 Aug

Phone for prices / 0161 236 6005

  • 22:00 – 05:00
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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

Wed 30 Jul

Debating Hall

£10 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Debating Hall

£10 / 0131 226 0000

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Pounded

Resident DJs spin dance and pop.

Dempsey's Bar And Club, Sheffield

Wed 30 Jul

Phone for prices / 0114 275 4616

  • 21:00 – 04:00

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

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 1 Aug

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

  • 20:00 – 03:00

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
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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 25 Jul

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

The Afterparty

Resident DJs play house, dance and chart.

Fuel, Hull

Sat 26 Jul

Phone for prices / 01482 228436

  • 02:00 – 06:00 (Sunday morning)

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

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

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.

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