Monthly screenings of LGBTQ films from around the world, in Hamburg at Metropolis, Kleine Theaterstraße 10, and also in 19 other German cities - in the film's original language, with German subtitles. SCREENINGS resume September through May after the Summer months break.
First Saturday each month, 11pm at Grüner Jäger, Neuer Pferdemarkt 36, St. Pauli. LGBT party night, Kick-Ass-Queereoké, LIPS party crew, performance by Barbara Fox, DJ Ed van dirt, host Saskia Lavaux - QUEER-POP / HOUSE / EURO-DANCE / CHARTS / R’N’B
September 10, 2016, 11pm, Hühnerposten. One of the biggest gay parties in Hamburg - House, Pop, and R'n'B music - returns after the summer break - continues every other month through June. Disco-Caine (La Troya/ Ibiza) and Friends - Milan-Vienna-Madrid - performances, international artists, 3 dance areas. DJs Joungleure, Berry E, Barbara Fox. Show, acrobatics + horny music!
September 16, 2016, 8pm-3am at Nordbärenstammtisch at Feinkost Hafencity, Am Kaiserkai 27. October 29: Grünkohl-Rascheln at Holstenhof Bergedorf. November 11-12: Martinsgans at Feinkost Hafencity. January 20-22, 2017 Bärenpaadiie weekend. More events year-round such as Bärensauna at Men`s Heaven Spa, Biker Tour, and dance parties. See website for details:
September 17, 2016, midnight at Prinzenbar Docks. Back after the summer break - reloading the ultimate in pop excess and a big blast of confetti. DJs: Berry E (Pop, Club Sounds, House & RnB) + special guest TBA soon.
September 24, 2016. 11pm-7am at Klubhaus St Pauli, Bahnhof Pauli, Spielbudenplatz 21-22. Men-only House/Electro dance party w/ the SEXSHOOTERS DJ Team (London/UK). Dark rooms/ discreet/ fun boys' night. Sweaty basement world of pulsating hot Electro House beats from 136° Club group. See Babylon.
September 26, 2016, 9:30pm, at Metropolis Kino. Jesus, a hairdresser in an Havana drag bar, gets his desire to go on stage. Attacked by a guest, he recognizes the man to be his father Angel, not seen in 15 years. Angel moves in, forbidding further performances by Jesus. Only when he learns the real reason behind his father's return does Jesus find his own voice again
October 8, 2016, 11pm-6am at Festplatz-Nord. New gay/ friends dance party. House/EDM/Electro, Pop/RnB, 80s/90s/Schlager music. DJs: Ellen Pitches, Andre MBG, Bass Raper Raper, Tee Jay, Kevin Neon, Sunshine. Free Welcome Shots, CO2, confetti, glow lights, stunning live performances, lots of special effects, two levels and three floors with the hottest boys and girls in northern Germany.
October 18-23, 2016, Celebrating 27 years of Hamburg LGBT film festivals. Venues: Metropolis Kino (Steindamm 52); Kampnagel, Jarrestraße 20; Passage Kino, Mönckebergstraße 17; Studio Kino, Bernstorffstraße 93-95; B-Movie, Brigittenstraße 5; Rote Flora, Achidi-John-Platz 1; and Bildwechsel, Kirchenallee 25. See film programs/ schedules at website:
October 22, 2016, 6pm at Metropolis Kino. FIlm by Jim Chuchu, Kenya 2014, English/Swahili OV/ German subtitles. Kenyan artists collective NEST gathered stories characterising the queer experience within their homophobic culture. Five episodes form the the basis of a visually stunning movie, with insight into daily lives of marginalized youths; feelings ranging between hope and despair.
October 22, 2016, 8pm at Passage Kino. A Mikel Rueda film, Spain 2014, Spanish OV/ German subtitles. Moroccan teenager Ibra is facing problems with his legal status in Spain. Blatant racism is part of daily life, so he's suspicious when local boy Rafa shows an interest, Eventually they become close, but pressed by immigration officers, Ibra runs, leaving Rafa behind, devastated.
October 29, 2016, from 11pm, at Schmidts TIVOLI, Spielbudenpl. 27. Saturday LGBT party night, Goose bumps and sweet delights at this autumnal chilling party to celebrate Halloween - the Pink Inc queer edition for Gay and lesbian Party Monsters. DJs MOREX, MAY2BE, CHICO. WELCOME SHOTS/ RNB. POP/ SCHLAGER.
November 26, 2016, from midnight at Prinzenbar Docks Club, Spielbudenplatz 19. Adventure in whore country! St. Pauli gay dance party for hot boys & sexy girls, with DJs DJs Berry E + Barbara Fox, and Nicki Dynami Show featuring Britney Spears Tribute Show by Berry. Entry: 12 €
November - December, 2016 (TBC) at Lange Reihe 4 (past year). Holiday season weekends, colorful program of music, entertainment shows, mulled wine, punch and goodies at Hamburg's only queer Christmas market. Various clubs and groups from the gay and lesbian community participate.
January 20-22, 2017. Annual bears' weekend, with over 1200 bears and friends. Events typically include: Bears at the Sauna, double-decker bus tour, Bear-Bowling, Saturday Bärenpaadiie XXL party climax, and Sunday brunch. See website for details and updates on these and other events throughout the year:
April, 2017 (TBC). Events typically include: FRI Gear scene + candidate selection. SAT champagne reception + Show and Mr Leather HH election. Venues include: Treff Extratour, Tom's Saloon, Mr Chaps and S.L.U.T. See more on this and other MSC-Hamburg events at their website:
May, 2017 (TBC), Kehrwiederspitze to Fish Auction Hall. Displays on land and on the water in HafenCity, plus at Speicherstadt and at the Oevelgönne Museum Harbour. Events observe anniversary of the 1189 decree by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, issuing a charter to local merchants, granting freedom from customs duties for ships that sailed the Elbe from Hamburg to the North Sea.
May, 2017 (TBC). Fourth annual fish auction hall LGBT Pride events in celebration of Hamburg's port, information area, food stalls and stage with DJs, live shows and entertainment.
Late-May, 2017 (TBC) along Lange Reihe, Hamburg. General public street fair with stage shows in the Lange Reihe: choirs, live bands in a variety of musical performances + flea market on Baumeisterstraße to haggle and browse, food and beverages. Look out for the Nordbaeren-Hamburg bears at M & V Bar/Restaurant (Lange Reihe 22).
June, 2017. As William Blake said, ‘Wisdom through Excess’ – a message the festival takes very seriously. The international theatre rave transforms the Kampnagel with a specific theme each year. Come all: hippies, yippies, poets, punks, junkies and queers. Art is sexy! Excess Yourself!
July 29 - August 6, 2017, the 37th-year Pride Week activities, Saturday August 5th Christopher Street Day Parade with meeting point on Lange Reihe; dance parties, LGBT film festival, street festival, entertainment of many kinds. Attendance of approximately 180,000 people at the parade for a recent Hamburg CSD.
Early August, 2017 (TBC), past year 5:30-11pm on the MS Hammonia, at Anleger Überseebrücke/ Hamburg Harbor (S-Bahn: Baumwall). After 10 years partying on the Spree, Berlin, moved to Port of Hamburg, with the PROLL KILLER DOLLS: Pricilla Lay, Denise van de Hoven + Sammy core playing hot tracks and big beats. LIVE ACT: SEPP WYLDE - followed by Der Grüne Jäger party.
August 5, 2017 (TBC). Start: noon, from Lange Reihe at Schmilinskystraße through town - Mönckebergstraße to Jungfernstieg - CSD street festival - culmination of Pride Week w/ about 150,000 participants. Theme this past year: "Queer Refugees for Pride." Pride Dance from 10pm at Edelfettwerk, Schnackenburgallee 202 Beach Club w/ large beach area and pool.
Mid-August, 2017 (TBC) at Kampnagel. Two weeks, One of Europe's biggest festivals for new arts performance from around the world. Over 50 different works of dance, theatre, performance, music, visual arts and film each year. Focuses on interdisciplinary works and artist collaborations dealing in pop-theoretical issues with radical aesthetic approaches.
Mid-August, 2017 (TBC). Past year: THU Meet+Greet at Tom's + Opening Party at S.L.U.T. FRI Leather Dinner at XY + First Run at Catonium. SAT City Walk, Harbour Tour, Bike Run + Main Event Leather Party on the boat MS Stubnitz. SUN Farewell Brunch + Farewell Party at S.L.U.T.