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Ongoing events listings for ACT; bar/club and dance nights, yoga, movies, dinner nights, community meetings, sports events and more....
Gay, lesbian, bi, trans or queer? Go to Cube
Fridays/ Saturdays at Cube

Friday + Saturday every week at Cube, Bailey’s Corner Arcade from 10pm. DJs Pete and Tom Hathaway alternate weeks with club tracks to keep you dancing untl 5am. Also: Thursday nights with DJ Pete; 0 Week Wednesday College Nights with no cover charge; and special holiday party nights.
On the third Sunday of each month
Queer-friendly Community Kirtan

Third Sundays, 4-8pm at Fusion Yoga Studio, Narrabundah. The evening includes Prasad shared meal in a pleasant garden with open fires. Cushions and chairs provided. Bring special stools you prefer to sit on as well as favourite musical instruments, and a plate of vegetarian food to share. Singing and chanting, primarily in Sanscrit (words are written on a whiteboard).
Year of Scotland 2020 - the annual celebration of all things folk
National Folk Festival 2020

April 9-13, 2020 at the Exhibition Park in Canberra, Flemington Road, Mitchell, ACT. Easter weekend cultural celebration of traditional and contemporary music, dance, poetry and storytelling in the nation's capital. From traditional and contemporary grooves to the quirky and the endearing, almost 200 different acts give you a non-stop flow of entertainment + 90 market stalls.
Jam-packed with dazzling feathers, wigs, head-pieces, costumes and performance
Prada’s Priscillas – An All-Male Revue Australian Tour

July 10, 2020 - January 20, 2021, 8pm. The 90-minute all-male revue features some of the greatest Priscilla Queen of the Desert hits: I Love the Night Life, Go West, Shake Your Groove Thing, Finally, I Will Survive, plus hits of icons/ divas inspiring drag performances around the world! Headliner: Prada Clutch - one of Australia's most in demand live-singing drag queens.
Preeminent annual Australian destination for the best new Italian cinema
Lavazza Italian Film Festival

September - October, 2020. Palace Cinemas presents the Lavazza Italian Film Festival with exquisite films from, by and about Italy. Also in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. See dates, films and events at:
Watch the human body as it playfully performs the unimaginable
Circa's Peepshow | Canberra Rescheduled Dates

November 4-6, 2020, 8pm. Circa’s Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally. Join Circa as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination, Circa’s Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful. Expect teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.
Canberra Pride
SpringOut - Canberra's Queer Cultural Festival

Early November, 2020 (TBC), annual three-week Canberra Queer Cultural Festival - live music, drag shows, competitions, speakers, march, rally, queer ball, film, picnics, workshops, awards, concert, and more. Includes November Bushdance at Yarralumla Woolshed, 208 Cotter Rd, Yarralumla - an 18+ fun night of dancing with people of all flavours.
Yarralumla Woolshed, Cotter Road, Yarralumla
Canberra Bushdance 2020

November 21, 2020, 7:30pm-1am at the Yarralumla Woolshed. Slip on your dancing boots, your favourite country shirt and your very best hat, and come and join the fun! An 18+ event. Bushdance 2020 may have to be cancelled. The Covid-19 situation will be reviewed in August and a decision made at that time.
Broken Heel Festival - New Dates

September 9-13, 2021. Headline performances from the nation's best cultural personalities; DJs Showgirls, Bio Queens, Drag Queens, Drag Kings from every corner of Australia's diverse community. Three stages: comedy, cabaret, live music, social activities pay homage to this iconic cult movie/ musical. Town Square Main Drag In Drag street parade w/ entire community of Broken Hill.
The 31st Anniversary of The Alliance Française French Film Festival!
French Film Festival

March - April, 2021. Annual month of screenings - the largest festival dedicated to French films in the world. The 2020 event was cut short due to Covid-19. The 2019 edition attracted more than 195,000 spectators.
Annual celebration of international cinema and screen arts
Canberra International Film Festival

Late October, 2021 at the National Film & Sound Archive. CIFF will return in October 2021 with a new retrospective film event. See updates: