Glasgay! Festival, a regular program of work celebrating equality through the arts - LGBT news, highlights and events from around the UK. New artists, comedy, music, film, theatre, visual art, performance, literature, club nights, education, community arts - varied, transgressive look at LGBT identity/ film. Line up: see website.
May 5, 2017, 9pm-1am, at Underground Bar, 6a John St, Glasgow. Chat up old friends, meet new faces, 1st Fridays each month, as popular DJ Corky spins favorite tunes. The BearScots gang will be on hand to say hello and hand out a wee sweet treat. The party will keep you entertained 9pm til the wee small hours. Next dates in 2017: June 2nd, July 7th, Aug 4th, Sep 1st, Oct 6th.
May 9, 12, 16, 18, 20, 2017, 7:15pm + May 14, 4pm, at Theatre Royal Glasgow. A romance set amidst the jumble of Paris’s famous flea markets. Inspired by the Jazz Age of Josephine Baker, this production will be full of colour, character and style. Lush orchestration and exquisite vocal lines combine in some of the most ravishing music in opera.
May 13-20, 2017, 7:30pm (5:30 + 8:30pm FRI and 5 + 8:30pm SAT) at King's Theatre. Tom Parker, from the UK boy band The Wanted, stars in his first theatrical role as bad boy Danny. Also starring Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope as Sandy and Louisa Lytton as Rizzo in this original, electrifying West End production.
August 19-20, 2017 (TBC), Festival with main stage entertainment, fun fair, cabaret stage, community expo, bars, marketplace, safe trans and VIP space. Saturday Parade to start from Glasgow Green at noon and return to Glasgow Green by about 1pm. Headliner acts on Pride Glasgow stage on Saturday.
October 5-8, 2017, in Edinburgh. Keep the weekend open for events including a dance party for bears, cubs and friends.
December 31, 2017 noon-10pm, New Year's Eve traditional celebrations with street processions, parties, fireworks and live music concerts. Part of Winter Festivals events beginning with St Andrew's Day, November 30th, through Hogmanay, to Burns Night, January 25, 2018.
February 21 - March 4, 2018 at Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose St. Twelve days of international film screening; this past year featuring seven titles for LGBT audiences from Glasgow Film, in association with Outspoken Arts.
March 8-25, 2018. World-class comedy in Glasgow for over a decade; the 16th year. Top comedy stars from around the UK and beyond will be coming just to entertain you for 18 days, typically with 420 shows at 42 different venues, complemented by the very best of home-grown Scottish talent for a comedy extravaganza that makes this Europe’s largest comedy festival.
March 14-18, 2018, at Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose St. With five days of screenings each year, the largest competitive short film festival in Scotland returns to champion new international film talent and celebrate diverse forms of cinematic expression.