Formerly 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.
A year-round program includes cutting-edge exhibitions, film, music, literature, spoken word, festivals, Gaelic and performance arts. Six major anual exhibitions present national and international contemporary artists in the gallery space. Home to Intermedia Gallery for emerging artists, along with other cultural and artistic organisations. See listings and links at their website:
Usually monthly "Dark, dirty, sexy house music dance party hosting regular nights in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and Manchester aimed at MEN ONLY." Wear whatever you like. Men only / trans friendly. See DILF Scotland for updates.
November 1, 2019, 7:30-10:30pm at 117 Trongate, 1st Floor. Following the Halloween Drag-Opticon show, back to business as usual - another fabulous Drag-Opticon Show at the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall. 18+ with a possibility of adult themes or content of an offensive nature.
November 1, 2019, 8-11:30pm at BAaD, 54 Calton Entry. A special Sing-A-Long Halloween screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the Campest Cult Classic of all time! The nights will be hosted by characters from the movie who will perform in costume in front of the 10 Metre LED screen as the movie plays with on screen lyrics! Audience particpiation is encouraged!
November 19, 2019, 9pm-12am. Glasgow's weekly WACKY, BIZZARE, FABULOUS drag show! The queens of are back for another week of WACKY, BIZARRE and FABULOUS drag! Theme this week: The 2010s, starring: CJ BANKS, LAWRENCE CHANEY, OCTOBER FIST, PETITE MORT, RUJAZZLE w/ Guests: JUNIPER LOVELACE, SALMA NELLA, and SHEGO TWIST. Next: Dec 3rd.
November 23, 2019, 9pm-4am. Coming to you live at AXM it's CHERYL HOLE as seen on RuPauls Drag Race UK! This illustrious queen has already graced the AXM Stage with her smash appearance at GALS ALOUD! Get ready for another night to remember! FREE Standard Entry before 10pm PLUS Meet & Greet available now!
November 24, 2019, 2:30-3:30pm, at Glasgow Loves Christmas, George Sq. Music, dance and spectacle at the heart of Glasgow. A procession of festive characters come to life as magic dust is sprinkled over the city centre this Sunday. The parade starts at 2:30pm, to be followed by live music in George Square as the Style Mile is animated with street performers.
November 26, 2019, 7-10pm at Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow, 179 Buchanan St. A fabulous variety show of drag talent! What better way to celebrate those who survived sober October. By partaking in CANNAE REMEMBER NOVEMBER! Come take part in the absolute NONSENSE of this show! Shitebag if ye dont ;).
November 28, 2019. 8pm-12am at Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street, 7 Renfrew St. The talented/hilarious 'Miss Vanjie' at this amazing one woman show. A full 60min show from Vanessa to include high energy numbers with the Klub Kids dancers, comedy and Q&A's. Support show queens TBA.
November 29 - December 28, 2019, various times at Wild Cabaret, 18 Candleriggs. A cornucopia of cabaret artists entertain as you relax in lavish surroundings and sample sumptuous festive fayre. A cast of performers from across the world of variety: side-splitting comedy to circus impresarios, cabaret curiosities and glamorous burlesquers present the Wild Ways of Christmas!
November 30, 2019, 11pm-3am. Closing out the month with the sweatiest/ most up for it crowd of shirtless men, lads and dads this side of toon. Guest DJ CORKY, supported by DILF resident DJ Eddy Murf. Disco, House and choice dance. DILF is for like-minded-people who want to dance their cares away, flirt + cavort! No bad attitude! Trans Friendly. Next: Dec 21st Xmas Party; Jan 1st NYD.
December 1, 2019, 12-6pm. Round up the family to celebrate as the West End lane is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland w/ Santa, Elsa + Olaf! Enjoy Christmas choirs, festive food, pop up bars and a festive market under a canopy of fairy lights w/ bars and restaurants: Grosvenor Cafe, Brel Ubiquitous Chip, Jinty McGuintys Irish Bar, The Gardener, Vodka Wodka, and Innis + Gunn!
December 1, 2019, 11pm-4am, Cathouse. The most wonderful time of the year! At least the most wonderful time of the month? It's first Sunday. Scotland's sickest drag family is back on stage at the biggest best, MOST ICONIC alternative venue in the country w/ performances from all your faves plus awesome guests. Free up your Monday mornings night, ready for a messy Sunday!
December 4, 2019, 9pm-12am, at 84 Wilson St. Annual drag extravaganza! The perfect way to finish 2019 with a bang! Special show bringing together the Scottish drag elite in unexpected and shocking combinations; pairing queens with someone that they might otherwise never duet with, or with a very different drag style... results should be fabulous! Lineup TBA soon!
December 6, 2019, 7:30-10:30pm at Britannia Panopticon Music Hall. Drag-Opticon will kick off the holidays with a festive feast of draggy goodness! Grab your fluffiest slippers and your cosiest festive jumpers... No, seriously grab them and anything else that'll keep you warm, and come join Alana and friends. Bring your own food and wash it down with Panopticon’s cocktails.
December 8, 2019. Mouth-watering vegan brunch menu + vegan treats/ groceries. A platform for new businesses/ supporting local favourites, The Markets will host regular stall-holders each month and reserve rotational spaces for local newcomers at discounted rates. Also: Feb 9; Mar 8; Apr 12.
December 15, 2019, 3pm. Relaxed Sunday afternoon social for leather men, women, and admirers in Glasgow City Centre each third Sunday of the month. No dress code, but leather encouraged. Secret Santa: if you want to take part (not compulsory) bring a Christmas wrapped gift (max £5 value) to exchange it for a gift from another Leatherman! 7pm After: Qua Italian meal (RSVP to book).
December 21, 2019, 11pm-3am. The Xmas Party with the sweatiest/ most up for it crowd of shirtless men, lads and dads this side of toon. DJs TBA. House and choice dance. DILF is for like-minded-people who want to dance their cares away, flirt + cavort! No bad attitude! Trans Friendly. Next: Jan 1st - NYD.
December 31, 2019 noon-10pm, New Year's Eve traditional celebrations with street processions, parties, fireworks and live music concerts. Part of the Winter Festivals series of events beginning with St Andrew's Day, November 30th, through Hogmanay, to Burns Night/ Supper, January 25, 2020.
December 31, 2019, 5pm-1am. Bigger and better than ever! Under the canopy of fairy lights for Glasgow's most famous New Year's Eve celebration with street food, festive drinks, live music, and an abundance of festive cheer!
December 31, 2019, 9pm-4am. It’s almost time to jump into 2020 with AXM! at Hogmanay - the biggest party of the year!See details TBA:
February 26 - March 8, 2020 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 12-29, 2020. World-class comedy in Glasgow for over a decade; the 17th 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 18-22, 2020, 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.
Mid July, 2020. SAT march from Kelvingrove Park to George Square, in the Merchant City gay village, with SAT/SUN two days of entertainment, education and fun in 6 streets. See Mardigla.
July, 2020, 11:30pm. Past year assembly point in Kelvingrove Park. The procession will then move from Kelvin Way to Sauchiehall St turning right onto Blythswood, then left onto West George and finally onto George Square. Floats will continue on West George to George Streets where there are coach spaces for participants to dismount and rejoin any walking groups. See 2020 updates:
Mid-August, 2020. Past year: SAT/SUN Riverside Museum Festival main stage entertainment, fun fair, cabaret stage, community expo, bars, marketplace, safe trans and VIP space. SAT Parade, times/route TBC - typically starts at noon to make its way through the City Center - this year to Riverside Museum for the festival. See 2020 updates.
October 14-18, 2020. Five days of exciting queer stuff happening around Scotland - queer films, workshops and parties. Most Glasgow events at CCA, but also: Glasgow Film Theatre; The GMA; Glasgow Women’s Library; Transmission Gallery; Platform/The Bridge. Also in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Stornoway and Inverness. See listings: