Supported by a Superbia Grant.
Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches revisit over three decades of work in their production Retro(per)spective, a compact gem of a show that, makes the politics of gender and sexuality and the humour of human relations accessible to all ages and persuasions.
Supported by a Superbia Grant.
Written by multi-award winning playwright Stephen M Hornby, The Adhesion of Love tells the extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet the visionary queer poet Walt Whitman.
LIINES are Zoe McVeigh (vocals/guitar), Tamsin Middleton (bass) and Leila O’Sullivan (drums). The Manchester-based trio are a prominent band in the post-punk / new-wave scene, with comparisons ranging from Savages to PINS to Desperate Journalist. Their sound is an infectious, urgent and at times furious blend of Riot Grrrl, post-punk and alt-rock sounds which take in elements of their collective influences.
Can you remember your first time? Nathaniel can’t seem to forget his. To be fair, he has had it playing on repeat for the last 15 years. Now the party is over, the balloons have all burst and he’s left living his best queer life: brunching on pills and Googling kangaroo vaginas, ancient condoms and human cesspits on a weekday morning… or is he?
QRNM is thrilled to welcome Jack Halberstam to Manchester for a lecture titled Unbuilding Gender: Trans* Anarchitectures in and Beyond the Work of Gordon Matta Clark! The talk will start promptly at 6pm, followed by a Q&A session and a short drinks reception.
Pride in Trafford is a new initiative for 2019, a partnership between the Mayor of Trafford, Trafford Council and Waterside Arts. The collective have curated a series of events to celebrate and explore identity and LGBTQ+ life in Trafford, to coincide with IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.)
Beyond Babel 2019 starts on Tuesday 7 May with Call Me by your Name, directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by James Ivory, based on the novel by André Aciman.
‘Ten Stories from Ten Boroughs - a celebration of Pride in Practice’, is a small photographic exhibition to launch a new photo book from LGBT Foundation.
Join Travis Alabanza for an intimate writing workshop that aims to use poetry, text and play to reflect and interrogate our relationship to our gender, bodies and the outside.
An exhibition celebrating gender and sexuality!
Expect to see; sculpture, painting, performance and photography by various artists - Emma Rosson, Eve Yianni, Libby Gilks, Jack Spittle, James collar, kyle wynne and rae hesketh there will also be music, wine and at least one drag queen!
Truth To Power Café is a performance event mixing memoir, image, poetry, music, and live and spontaneous testimony from participants speaking truth to power in response to the question ‘Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?'
Calling all sinners out there... Manchester's all inclusive LGBTQ+ party is back this Easter Sunday for a night of music, art, performance and more. With three floors of hot gay club action packing out The Deaf Institute there's something for everyone:
Fresh sounds from two new outfits; Airborne Faggotry, featuring members of Faggot/The Potentials from that there London, and Passive Radiator, a two-piece adventure from Manchester's Handle.
This month's Supernature guest is DJ Paul Hughes from the Eclectic circus. Paul will be playing alongside Supernature residents, BB, Richie V, James Greenwood and Rob Jones.