Every Tuesday + Friday, 10:45am plus Sunday, 4pm: Seniors on Screen 2016 - see the full program of films at their website. The Mercury plays host to a vast array of Film Festivals from around the globe as well as ones made up on the spot. Some are regulars, some are one-offs but always worth keeping an eye on! Not to mention the opening night parties…
September 1, 2017, 8pm-4am at Haçienda, Synagogue Place, Adelaide. Gay RnB & Hip Hop Party. Starring Nina BoNina & Valentina LIVE direct from Rupaul's Drag Race Season 9 + SWAGGER DJs
September 14 - October 26, 2017. Thursday night is improv night at the Bakehouse Theatre Studio! Every Thursday (except first Thursday each month), make sure to get a seat and strap yourself in for a new show every time. Experienced improvisers will use your suggestions to create new characters, stories and absurd situations. Each show: completely unscripted, absolutely hilarious!
September 22, 2017, 8pm at Mary's Poppin, Adelaide. Returning to caress your face with her actual, real, womanly body. You rooted for her in All Stars 2, now see her live with her Russian kitsch, shake and go wigs. Hosted by Karen From Finance, you'll get all the Katya you begged for - along with performances by your favourite local queens for good measure. An 18+ event.
October 5-15, 2017, at various venues. Premier event launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences. This year celebrates the punk movement’s 40th birthday, featuring people who embody the disruptive spirit of punk. Arthouse to hard core premieres and retrospectives of Australian and international films; a plethora of new works.
November 11, 2017. Pride March Adelaide celebrates Adelaide’s LGBTIQ love, strength and diversity each year with a joyous march through the streets of Adelaide. The Saturday LGBTQ Pride march typically gathers at Light Square / Wauwi at 5:30pm, departing at 6:30pm for Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga by way of Morphett and Gouger streets - confirmation TBA at website:
November 11-26, 2017. The Adelaide Queer Cultural Festival curated arts festival for the LGBT community, with performers from all over the world; theater, cabaret, comedy, film, forums, literature, dance, visual arts, tourism, sports, and other events. Also Pride March. forums, tours, community events, Picnic-in-the-Park. Events at venues throughout South Australia.
February - March, 2018 at The Bakehouse. A month of 25 different shows and a whole range of new performers who are keen to strutt their stuff and make your Fringe experience memorable. Past year included BUCKS (or A Bag of D*cks) presented by Bad Ducks Co. Male rituals and modern mateship... it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Then it's hilarious.
February – March, 2018 at Rundle Park, East Terrace. The Garden’s program includes music, cabaret, circus & physical theatre, dance, magic, visual arts, and some of Australia’s most loved comedians.
February 16 - March 18, 2018. Festival of comedy, cabaret, theatre and a host of shows by rising and established performers. Each Fringe over 300 independent venues open their doors to performing and art & design events - traditional theatres, pubs, churches, vacant buildings, offices, and even the occasional bus!
March 2-18, 2018. The festival includes presentations of internationally acclaimed theatre, eclectic world-class music, arts performances, dance, film screenings, renowned writers and striking visual arts displays during three weeks of warm days and starry nights in March. Adelaide Writers' Week dates: March 3-8, 2018.