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?
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.
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.
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.)
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?'
Should we have kids, or not?
George and Nir are a real-life same-sex couple trying to answer a question many of us face. Every consideration — adoption, surrogacy, co-parenting, the environmental impact of childbirth, the fears and anxieties, how the past affects parenting and much, much more — brings with it a succession of ethical challenges.
What would ‘Grease’ look like chewed up and spat out by LGBTQ+ comedians, theatremakers, writers and musicians? Find out at FLIM NITE, a monthly experimental performance night based at Three Minute Theatre in Manchester's Northern Quarter.
“The Washing Up is touring to Manchester! It is a performance created and performed by people in addiction recovery, and we would like to invite you to an accompanying workshop where we will investigate your stories and washing up experiences with the possibility of including them in our show.”
A City Seen is HOME’s quarterly film night as part of their #HOMEinspires programme. This programme connects with groups, charities and voluntary organisations and projects from across Greater Manchester to ensure that as many people as possible have the opportunity to take part in and experience HOME, both as audiences and as artists. You are welcome to this open, queer and safe space to share in this creativity and discussion.
The second annual Day With(out) Art supports, curates and celebrates cultural events across Greater Manchester that are using creativity to turn attention towards HIV and AIDS for World AIDS Day. Theatre, film, art, clubs, conversations and more are all featured. Please support these fantastic events and use the hashtag #DayWithoutArtMcr