All UK restaurants/ food and drink venues, pubs, bars and clubs, cinemas, theatres, concert and bingo halls, spas, indoor leisure and gyms, casinos, betting shops, museums and galleries are temporarily closed. Restaurants can sell takeaway food and drinks. People my leave their homes for very limited purposes, and public gatherings of more than two people are banned.
Monthly Monday 6:30pm screenings of LGBTQ-interest films at The Picture House at FACT. See their program at:
May 28 - July 23, 2020. Blitz Spirit by Leyla Reynolds; Learning from the AIDS epidemic in times of isolation - Joseph Cotgrave; Resuscitate Me! by Katie Walters + Ace Ambrose; Surprise Surprise w/ Filla Crack; Woof Woof by Naomi Westerman; You Otter Know by Harry Clayton-Wright; CATEGORY IS FETISH FASHION by K. Morris; Silsiliad Gabay, Our Space project; Queer Journeys - Youcef Hadjazi.
July 19, 2020, a day in Sefton Park. An eclectic, cultural, captivating event that infuses the best local independent talent, w/ a resplendent mix of salivating street food, international tastes and robust workshops. See website for details:
July 25, 2020. March and Festival at Liverpool City Centre. Film with Pride, now showing online Fridays at 5pm, features Count on Me + The Wedding Car. See details TBA at:
August 26-September 1, 2020. The annual International Beatleweek Festival celebrates the music of the most famous pop group ever known. Bands from over 20 countries, fans from around the world, live gigs, exhibitions, memorabilia sales, guest speakers, video shows, sightseeing tours and a convention. See fb.
October 29 - November 8, 2020. The country's foremost LGBT art + cultural festival. A month of over 50 events, 100 LGBT+ artists; an eclectic program of new commissions, festival firsts, world premieres, many events in visual arts, theater, film, debate, dance, literature, live art. Past year included John Waters, Travis Alabanza, Scottee, and Jinkx Monsoon. Details TBA late August.
November 9-14, 2020, 7:30pm (+WED/SAT 2:30pm). It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way!
Late February, 2021 (TBC). Past year featured artists included jazz collective Cykada, Netherlands innovators Tin Men and the Telephone, Indo-jazz innovator Sarathy Korwar, boisterous Belgian iconoclasts Blow 3.0, a concert of groove based music from Martin Archer's Anthropology Band. Closing performance by saxophonist Tony Kofi, focusing on work with the legendary Ornette Coleman.