Monthly screenings of LGBTQ films from around the world, in Hamburg at Metropolis, Kleine Theaterstraße 10, and also in 19 other German cities - in the film's original language, with German subtitles. SCREENINGS resume September through May after the Summer months break.
First Saturday each month, 11pm at Grüner Jäger, Neuer Pferdemarkt 36, St. Pauli. LGBT party night, Kick-Ass-Queereoké, LIPS party crew, performance by Barbara Fox, DJ Ed van dirt, host Saskia Lavaux - QUEER-POP / HOUSE / EURO-DANCE / CHARTS / R’N’B
October 8, 2016, 11pm-6am at Festplatz-Nord. New gay/ friends dance party. House/EDM/Electro, Pop/RnB, 80s/90s/Schlager music. DJs: Ellen Pitches, Andre MBG, Bass Raper Raper, Tee Jay, Kevin Neon, Sunshine. Free Welcome Shots, CO2, confetti, glow lights, stunning live performances, lots of special effects, two levels and three floors with the hottest boys and girls in northern Germany.
October 15, 2016. 11pm-7am at Klubhaus St Pauli, Bahnhof Pauli, Spielbudenplatz 21-22. Men-only House/Electro dance party w/ DJs ANTHONY MAY (MAD) + T.TWINS (HAM). Dark rooms/ discreet/ fun boys' night. Sweaty basement world of pulsating hot Electro House beats from 136° Club group. Next: Nov 19th. See Babylon.
October 18-23, 2016, Celebrating 27 years of Hamburg LGBT film festivals. Venues: Metropolis Kino (Steindamm 52); Kampnagel, Jarrestraße 20; Passage Kino, Mönckebergstraße 17; Studio Kino, Bernstorffstraße 93-95; B-Movie, Brigittenstraße 5; Rote Flora, Achidi-John-Platz 1; and Bildwechsel, Kirchenallee 25. See film programs/ schedules at website:
October 22, 2016, 6pm at Metropolis Kino. FIlm by Jim Chuchu, Kenya 2014, English/Swahili OV/ German subtitles. Kenyan artists collective NEST gathered stories characterising the queer experience within their homophobic culture. Five episodes form the the basis of a visually stunning movie, with insight into daily lives of marginalized youths; feelings ranging between hope and despair.
October 22, 2016, 8pm at Passage Kino. A Mikel Rueda film, Spain 2014, Spanish OV/ German subtitles. Moroccan teenager Ibra is facing problems with his legal status in Spain. Blatant racism is part of daily life, so he's suspicious when local boy Rafa shows an interest, Eventually they become close, but pressed by immigration officers, Ibra runs, leaving Rafa behind, devastated.
October 22, 2016, midnight-7am at Prinzenbar Docks. The ultimate in pop excess Halloween theme party night: the class of 1907 mysteriously disappeared from the ball. Ghosts of missing students return each year to share their misery and avenge themselves on new teachers and students. DJ Berry E (Pop, Club Sounds, House & RnB) + Welcome Shots, 360° Horror Projctions, Walking Acts.
October 29, 2016 3pm Grünkohl-Rascheln at Holstenhof Bergedorf, Lohbrügger Landstraße 38. After a short hike Ostfriesischen Kohlfahr-style, a cabbage meal together. November 11-12: Martinsgans/ Feinkost Hafencity. January 20-22, 2017 Bärenpaadiie weekend. More year-round events: Bärensauna at Men`s Heaven Spa, Biker Tour + dance parties. See website for details:
October 29, 2016, from 11pm, at Schmidts TIVOLI, Spielbudenpl. 27. Saturday LGBT party night, Goose bumps and sweet delights at this autumnal chilling party to celebrate Halloween - the Pink Inc queer edition for Gay and lesbian Party Monsters. DJs MOREX, MAY2BE, CHICO. WELCOME SHOTS/ RNB. POP/ SCHLAGER.
October 31, 2016, 9:30pm, at Metropolis Kino. Title characters (played by Geoffrey Couët François Nambot) meet at a gay sex club and get it on, unprotected, with no details spared. But one is HIV positive, prompting a trip to the hospital, and much soul searching as they roam the city, getting to know one another.
November 5, 2016, from 11pm at Golden Cut, Holtzdamm 61. Camp Gluecksmodul gay dance party, 3 DJs, videos/visuals, dress sexy & spectacular. Electro, House, Hip Hop and R'n'B. DJs: Gerald van der Hint, Marc Majewski, and Arno von Dannen. MC Homo Dancer, LED giveaway laser shows. Host: Vanity Trash.
November 12, 2016, 11pm, Hühnerposten. One of the biggest gay parties in Hamburg - House, Pop, and R'n'B music - returns after the summer break - continues every other month through June. Disco-Caine (La Troya/ Ibiza) and Friends - Milan-Vienna-Madrid - performances, international artists, 3 dance areas. DJs Joungleure, Berry E, Barbara Fox. Show, acrobatics + horny music!
November 26, 2016, from midnight at Prinzenbar Docks Club, Spielbudenplatz 19. Adventure in whore country! St. Pauli gay dance party for hot boys & sexy girls, with DJs DJs Berry E + Barbara Fox, and Nicki Dynami Show featuring Britney Spears Tribute Show by Berry. Entry: 12 €
November 21 - December 30, 2016 at Parkplatz Kirchenallee/ Lange Reihe. Holiday season weekends, colorful program of music, entertainment shows, mulled wine, punch and goodies at Hamburg's only queer Christmas market. Various clubs and groups from the gay and lesbian community participate.
January 20-22, 2017. Annual bears' weekend, with over 1200 bears and friends. Events typically include: Bears at the Sauna, double-decker bus tour, Bear-Bowling, Saturday Bärenpaadiie XXL party climax, and Sunday brunch. See website for details and updates on these and other events throughout the year:
April, 2017 (TBC). Events typically include: FRI Gear scene + candidate selection. SAT champagne reception + Show and Mr Leather HH election. Venues include: Treff Extratour, Tom's Saloon, Mr Chaps and S.L.U.T. See more on this and other MSC-Hamburg events at their website:
May, 2017 (TBC), Kehrwiederspitze to Fish Auction Hall. Displays on land and on the water in HafenCity, plus at Speicherstadt and at the Oevelgönne Museum Harbour. Events observe anniversary of the 1189 decree by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, issuing a charter to local merchants, granting freedom from customs duties for ships that sailed the Elbe from Hamburg to the North Sea.
May, 2017 (TBC). Fourth annual fish auction hall LGBT Pride events in celebration of Hamburg's port, information area, food stalls and stage with DJs, live shows and entertainment.
Late-May, 2017 (TBC) along Lange Reihe, Hamburg. General public street fair with stage shows in the Lange Reihe: choirs, live bands in a variety of musical performances + flea market on Baumeisterstraße to haggle and browse, food and beverages. Look out for the Nordbaeren-Hamburg bears at M & V Bar/Restaurant (Lange Reihe 22).
June, 2017. As William Blake said, ‘Wisdom through Excess’ – a message the festival takes very seriously. The international theatre rave transforms the Kampnagel with a specific theme each year. Come all: hippies, yippies, poets, punks, junkies and queers. Art is sexy! Excess Yourself!
July 29 - August 6, 2017, the 37th-year Pride Week activities, Saturday August 5th Christopher Street Day Parade with meeting point on Lange Reihe; dance parties, LGBT film festival, street festival, entertainment of many kinds. Attendance of approximately 180,000 people at the parade for a recent Hamburg CSD.
Early August, 2017 (TBC), past year 5:30-11pm on the MS Hammonia, at Anleger Überseebrücke/ Hamburg Harbor (S-Bahn: Baumwall). After 10 years partying on the Spree, Berlin, moved to Port of Hamburg, with the PROLL KILLER DOLLS: Pricilla Lay, Denise van de Hoven + Sammy core playing hot tracks and big beats. LIVE ACT: SEPP WYLDE - followed by Der Grüne Jäger party.
August 5, 2017 (TBC). Start: noon, from Lange Reihe at Schmilinskystraße through town - Mönckebergstraße to Jungfernstieg - CSD street festival - culmination of Pride Week w/ about 150,000 participants. Theme this past year: "Queer Refugees for Pride." Pride Dance from 10pm at Edelfettwerk, Schnackenburgallee 202 Beach Club w/ large beach area and pool.
Mid-August, 2017 (TBC) at Kampnagel. Two weeks, One of Europe's biggest festivals for new arts performance from around the world. Over 50 different works of dance, theatre, performance, music, visual arts and film each year. Focuses on interdisciplinary works and artist collaborations dealing in pop-theoretical issues with radical aesthetic approaches.
Mid-August, 2017 (TBC). Past year: THU Meet+Greet at Tom's + Opening Party at S.L.U.T. FRI Leather Dinner at XY + First Run at Catonium. SAT City Walk, Harbour Tour, Bike Run + Main Event Leather Party on the boat MS Stubnitz. SUN Farewell Brunch + Farewell Party at S.L.U.T.