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First + third Saturdays, at Steam Complex, 8 Eyres Ave. Welcome all Bears, Muscle Bears, Cub’s, Chubs, Polar Bears, Otters, Silver Daddies, Leather Daddies, Sir’s, Lad’s, Chasers; great evening events with HI-NRG tunes and free jumbo hot dogs and fries! Look for Steam Complex reopening schedule TBA, at:
Sundays, 2-4:30pm Coco Bingo + 6-10pm Big Show w/ Coco Va Dosé. Weekdays 2-5pm Sassy Susan's Daytime Sesh. MON 6-10pm hosted by Momma Bear. TUE 6-10pm Follies w/ Coco Va Dose. WED 6-10pm Mamma Bear's Gaymes. THU 6-10pm Thank Frock w/ Jackie Potato. FRI + SAT 6-10pm Viaduct Showgirls! Live cabaret hosted by Precious McMichaels. See more at:
Thursdays, 11pm-6am. From the team behind PARTY, a new evolution... ELEMENT! Gimmick-free, music focused party puts the customers experience at the forefront of the night w/ unrivalled lighting + pryo. Three arenas of house/tech, hiphop/grime + bass, set under 4 old railway arches at Leeds center, with heated smoking terrace + outdoor tequila bar.
Every Friday and Saturday during lockdown, 8pm-12 Midnight on Twitch. Keeping you entertained throughout Lockdown. We’re going live!
Eleven short films in 70 minutes. Affectionately local, unapologetically political, happily confrontational, compassionately creative, deeply supportive, loving, insightful/ warming films representing Leeds; a community of individual personalities, with their stories that become part of our own. Featuring a collaboration of chip shop owners, boxers, knitters, actors, poets, and Seagulls
Late April, 2021, dates TBA. Showcasing queer cinema w/ focus on independent/ DIY films; films that center on experiences and voices of queer and trans, people of colour, sex workers, and those with non binary queer experiences. Also serving vegan cakes, samosas and freshly popped sweet and salty popcorn throughout the 4 day event. Afterparty (past year) at Wharf Chambers.
August 1, 2021. Parade - route TBA, previously from Carriageworks Theatre, across City Center down Cookridge St, left on The Headrow, right on Vicar Lane, left on Kirkgate, right on Wharf St, right on The Calls/ Call Lane, and right onto Briggate for the festival with live online feed, 30,000 people, food, entertainment, vendors. 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19.
November, 2021. Over two weeks of new cinema screenings across the city at sites including the magnificent Victoria Hall at Leeds Town Hall, the Hyde Park Picture House with its Edwardian splendour, Everyman Leeds, and Vue Cinema in The Light. Also Cottage Road and City Varieties special events. The LIFF33 Box Office is at The Carriageworks, on Millennium Square