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Dive!

Eclectic underground queer party, blending spoken word, live music and comedy with a kaleidoscopic soundtrack and a filthy disco to finish.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£7 (£5) / 0131 629 4101

Promising music, drag, live art, performance and dancing until the drag queen is dead! Hosted by singer, video/live artist, compere and general weirdo Miss Annabel Sings, plus 'sing-and-fling' show grrrl Cherryfox and performance and party fluffing from the Dive Performance Cartel: Michelle Ma Belle, Mistress Chipz, Shapeshifter and the flawless BANANAWOMAN! Punk-fuelled soundtrack and disco, house and electronica from the Dive resident DJs.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Sun 25 May

£7 (£5) / 0131 629 4101

As the embers of Spring start to fade, let us lead you into the fiery depths of Hell with the usual devilishly-eclectic, anything-goes queer party – but with no school in the morning, hell yes!

With your infernal host: singer, video/live artist, compere and general weirdo Miss Annabel Sings.

Sinful performance and party fluffing from Dive resident 'sing-and-fling' show grrrl Cherryfox and the Dive Performance Cartel: Michelle Ma Belle, Mistress Chipz and Shapeshifter.

Disco inferno, hot house and underworld electronica until 3am.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

The Church of High Kicks

Daytime gay/mixed club session hosted by the delectable Jon Pleased Wimmin and a mix of house, pop, disco, new wave a trash tracks. Plus shows from The Fabulous Kickettes, a weekly talent show (with a £50 prize) and a 'retro' buffet.

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 556 9331

  • 18:00 – 23:00
…and 6 more dates until 22 Jun

Deep Trash Italia

A club night with art exhibitions and live performances - only the best (and the worst) of Italian culture. The main room will host SUGO and DJ Severino, pumping the beats of international hits and Italian camp classics.

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London E2

Fri 2 May

£6 / 020 7739 7170

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Punx!

DJs spin electro and indie.

The Star Of Bethnal Green, London E2

Sat 26 Apr

£5; £3 before 11pm / 020 7729 0167

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Rubyfruits

Social evenings for lesbian and bisexual ladies, with regular meetings to plan activities, network and maybe even meet someone special.

The Regent, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00
…and 11 more dates until 27 Jul

Woodland Creatures, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 629 5509

  • 20:00

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 629 5509

  • 20:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 629 5509

  • 20:00
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Pretty Ugly

The Pretty Ugly girls play sexy, glamorous indie rock'n'roll, electro beats, 60s soul and experiment with some new artists to get everyone in the mood for dirty dancing.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 13 Dec

£5–£6 / 0141 221 7705

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Prime Time

A chance for gay and bisexual men over 40 to meet others in an informal setting.

Gay Men's Health, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 552 0112

  • 15:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 552 0112

  • 15:00

Sun 29 Jun

Free / 0141 552 0112

  • 15:00

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 12 May

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

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Mon 9 Jun

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

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Mon 14 Jul

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

  • 20:00 – 02:00
…and 2 more dates until 8 Sep

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

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…

Constitution Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 538 9374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 538 9374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 538 9374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Heather Peace

Concert from singer and actress Heather Peace, star of BBC 3's Glasgow-based drama Lip Service.

Brighton Dome

Fri 31 Oct

£22 / 01273 709709

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Mon 27 Oct

£22.60 / 0113 243 0808

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Thu 30 Oct

£25 / 020 7527 2000

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Icebreakers

Social group for people who want to make new friends in LGBT company, now at the lovely and friendly Regent Bar and organised by the LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing.

The Regent, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 28 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 25 Jun

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 19:30 – 21:30

The LipSinkers

DJ Squeaky and John Sizzle spin dance music, with comedy and cabaret.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Fri 2 May

£8 (£6) / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Madame Jojo's Kitsch Cabaret

A Las Vegas-style show with old-fashioned music and comedy, starring Miss Terri, Krystal and Sahara plus special guests The Amazing Snake Boy and Qenny: Sleightly Twisted Magic.

Madame Jojos, London W1F

Sat 26 Apr

£25–£52.50 / 020 7734 3040

Sat 3 May

£25–£52.50 / 020 7734 3040

Sat 10 May

£25–£52.50 / 020 7734 3040

…and 11 more dates until 26 Jul

Pink Pound Friday

Resident DJs play pop, dance and chart.

Riverside Tavern, Strood

Fri 25 Apr

£5

  • 21:00

Puffball

  • Directed by: Mark Storor
  • Written by: Mark Storor (adapt)

A devised physical work, incorporating storytelling and modern circus-theatre, the young LGBTQ cast have offered their own personal stories, to create this show in collaboration with the performance artist Mark Storor. Music is composed by Jules Maxwell.

CAST, Doncaster

Thu 1 May

£14; £8 under 26s (£12) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30

Fri 2 May

£14; £8 under 26s (£12) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30

Roundhouse, London NW1

Thu 24 Apr

Main House

£15; £22.50–£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

Main House

£15; £22.50–£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

Main House

£15; £22.50–£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

  • 19:30

Sun 27 Apr

Main House

£15; £22.50–£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

  • 19:30

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Sun 8 Jun

£15 (£10) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30

Mon 9 Jun

£15 (£10) / 0161 833 9833

  • 19:30
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Saturday at El Divino

Hix, Mark Jackson, Slim Jim, Steve Simpson, Jay Kay, Neil Houston, Rory Lynam, JT and PTYK play dance, house, pop and chart.

El Divino, Belfast

Sat 26 Apr

£10

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

£10

  • 21:00

Sat 10 May

£10

  • 21:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Jun

Saturday at Halfway To Heaven

Justin Swift plays theme tunes, musicals, pop, R&B and dance.

Halfway To Heaven, London WC2N

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 21:00

Sat 10 May

Phone for prices / 0207 4840736

  • 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

Saturday at Rupert Street Bar

Resident DJs play club classics, disco and uplifting house.

Rupert Street Bar, London W1D

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices / 0207 4943059

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

Phone for prices / 0207 4943059

  • 21:00

Sat 10 May

Phone for prices / 0207 4943059

  • 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

The Village, Birmingham

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0121 622 4742

  • 17:00 – 02:00

The Supreme Fabulettes In Viva La Drag

  • Directed by: John Themis (musical director)
  • Written by: Boy George (music)

Miss Vicki Vivacious, Miss Vanilla Lush, Miss Portia de Fosse, Miss Silver Summers, and introducing, Miss Shelia Simmonds, will recall the story of their glittering, 50-year career, in a show laced with original music by Boy George. Directed by William Baker.

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Sat 26 Apr

£22–£24 / 0844 576 3000

  • 20:00

Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea

Sat 16 Aug

£19 ( £18; Children £18 under 16s)

  • 19:30
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Thief

LRStageworks Sailor thrives in the bars, dives and flop-houses of the most squalid ports. Look, you will see him. Sailor lives for robbery, imprisonment and expulsion. Be his victim. Sailor's virtues are simple: rent, theft, and betrayal. Join him. LRStageworks presents the Scottish premiere of Thief, by Liam Rudden.

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Magic

0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Magic

0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Magic

0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Twisted Bitch

DJ Blake plays house, dance and pop.

Riverside Tavern, Strood

Sat 26 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 21:00

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 2 May

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

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Fri 6 Jun

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

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Sun 6 Jul

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

  • 20:00 – 03:00
…and 5 more dates until 5 Dec

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 3 May

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sat 5 Jul

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

Shandon Snooker, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 313 2069

  • 13:00 – 16:00

The Bliss LGBT Party

Eighties dance from Madame Souza, with a live performance from The X Factor contestant Kitty Brucknell.

South Devon Arts Centre, Totnes

Fri 30 May

£12; £10 adv / 0844 888 0435

  • 19:30
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