Before 5pm, LGBT

18 events

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John Browne

Homophobia still pervades corporations around the world today, creating immense challenges for LGBT employees. John Browne, former CEO of BP, addresses the issues in his new part memoir, part social criticism The Glass Closet in conversation with the BBC broadcaster Paddy O’Connell.

The Inkpot, Cheltenham

Sat 4 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

LGBT Roller Disco

Family-friendly skating, songs and socialising, organised by LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1104

  • 13:30 – 16:00

The Big LGBT Music Jam

Music-making in a creative and supportive environment. Bring an instrument (which could be your voice) and join in with singing, playing or just listening.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

CK Sunday!

Cabaret performances by Crystal d'Canter, Kelly Mild and friends.

Halfway To Heaven, London WC2N

Sun 5 Oct

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Sun 12 Oct

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Sun 19 Oct

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Sun 26 Oct

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 15:30 – 23:00

Clydeside Wedding and Civil Partnership Show

More than 70 Scottish wedding suppliers spread across two rooms, plus a music showcase and other surprises, to help you get set for your big day.

Fifteen Ninety Nine, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Fabulous Fridays

DJs Robby D and Matt Boland spin disco, retro and pop.

Escape Bar, London W1F

Fri 3 Oct

£5 / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Fri 10 Oct

£5 / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Fri 17 Oct

£5 / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

GFEST: Gaywise FESTival

London's eclectic cross art festival showcases films, art and performance work by LGBTQI artists, an annual event in November.

Various Venues, London E1

Mon 10 Nov

£10

  • 11:00 – 22:00

Tue 11 Nov

£10

  • 11:00 – 22:00

Wed 12 Nov

£10

  • 11:00 – 22:00
…and 10 more dates until 22 Nov

LGBT Parents Group

Informal advice and support for lesbian and gay parents, with play opportunities for their babies and children.

Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, London SE1

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 020 7021 1600

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 020 7021 1600

  • 10:00 – 12:00

LGBT Swimming

A dedicated pool session just for the LGBT community, with use of the 25-metre pool, as well as the sauna, steam room and gym facilities, in a safe and friendly environment.

Glenogle Swim Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0131 343 6376

  • 14:15 – 16:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 343 6376

  • 14:15 – 16:00

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 343 6376

  • 14:15 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 20 Dec

LGBT Winter Concert

Performances from Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus, Loud and Proud, Shaz, Jules and Pawel and Jo Clifford.

St Mark's Unitarian Church, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Dec

£5 (unwaged £2.50)

  • 15:00 – 17:00
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Life Lines: Intergenerational LGBT and Storytelling

Poetry and storytelling from a diverse range of LGBT+ people across the generations.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

£3 (£2) / 0131 556 9579

  • 17:00

Me & T Monthly

A supportive space for people who have friends, family or partners who are transgender or exploring their gender.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 10 more dates until 28 Dec

Slope

Untitled Projects reconcieve their 2006 production of Pamela Carter's Slope for an intimate studio setting, lending new weight to a 19th century love triangle.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 22 Nov

Circle Studio

£12 (£2; Students £8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgay!.

Ste McCabe

Electro-punk/queer pop machine Ste McCabe.

Elvis Shakespeare, Edinburgh

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 0131 561 1363

Ste launches his brand new album Brains of Britain which features a duet with Billy Bragg.

  • 14:30

The Village, Birmingham

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 17:00 – 02:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 17:00 – 02:00

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 17:00 – 02:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 17:00 – 02:00

Trannyoke

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

Escape Bar, London W1F

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 020 7734 3040

  • 17:00 – 03:00
…and 5 more dates until 26 Nov

Unchill

Techno and house from Marco Gee, Stevie B, Rob Sykes, Adam Sykes, Adam Watts, Daniel Stone, Julian Perret, Laris Alexander and Michael Mileti.

Barcode Vauxhall, London SE11

Sun 5 Oct

£5 / 020 7582 4180

  • 06:00 – 00:00

Sun 12 Oct

£5 / 020 7582 4180

  • 06:00 – 00:00

Sun 19 Oct

£5 / 020 7582 4180

  • 06:00 – 00:00

Sun 26 Oct

£5 / 020 7582 4180

  • 06:00 – 00:00

Wellbeing Mela

A fun family day – an opportunity to celebrate diversity and promote positive mental health and wellbeing amongst Edinburgh’s varied minority ethnic communities. Music, dance, complementary therapies, relaxation workshops and lots more in a relaxed and entertaining environment.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7101

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

  • 13:00 – 16:00