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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

Thu 21 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies

  • 4 stars

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 21 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

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.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

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

Thu 21 Aug

Gryphon 1

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Gryphon 1

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Gryphon 1

£8.50 / 07531 392 327

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

Thu 21 Aug

+2

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

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

Thu 21 Aug

Theatre 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Theatre 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Theatre 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 21 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 22 Aug

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00

Fri 29 Aug

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00

Fri 5 Sep

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00
…and 50 more dates until 21 Aug 2015

Arthur Jafa and Kara Keeling: Touching the Imperceptible

Cinematographer, director and cultural critic Arthur Jafa and Prof Kara Keeling of USC, author of The Witch's Flight: The Cinematic, the Black Femme, and the Image of Common Sense, in a (kind of) conversation about blackness, queerness and cinema.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£6 for Saturday pass; £14 for weekend pass / 0845 330 3501

Part of ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way.

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Get Happy – The Life and Songs of Judy Garland

Sally Jones performs a tribute to the legendary Judy Garland.

The Little Theatre, Leicester

Sun 26 Oct

£12 / 0116 255 1302

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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 Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 13 Sep

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Sat 11 Oct

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Sat 8 Nov

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Sat 13 Dec

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00

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

Thu 21 Aug

QueenDome

£11.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

QueenDome

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

QueenDome

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

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 21 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Dining Room

£11 (£10)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Dining Room

£12 (£11)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Trannyoke

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

Escape Bar, London W1F

Wed 27 Aug

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 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 22 Aug

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

Fri 29 Aug

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00

Fri 5 Sep

£6; £4 guestlist

  • 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Sep

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

Thu 21 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

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 21 Aug

The Box

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Box

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Box

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 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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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 26 Aug

£5 / 020 7820 1222

  • 19:00

Tue 2 Sep

£5 / 020 7820 1222

  • 19:00

Tue 9 Sep

£5 / 020 7820 1222

  • 19:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

Beartrap

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

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 020 7434 2567

  • 21:00 – 03:30

Beehayve: Gay Women's Mingling Night

BEEHAYVE offer monthly queer mingling nights for local lesbians and queer women who enjoy socialising away from Soho's club life.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Sat 6 Sep

£2 / 0871 902 5734

  • 20:00 – 01:00

Bi & Beyond

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

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Wed 3 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 22 Aug

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

  • 23:00 – 06:00

Fri 29 Aug

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

  • 23:00 – 06:00

Fri 5 Sep

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

  • 23:00 – 06:00
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