After releasing three mind-bending mix-tapes and the EP “Hey” on Terrible, Le1f released his debut album Riot Boi in 2015 before following up with the self-released Blue Dream EP last year. This NYC based multidisciplinary artist will perform at Soup Kitchen on 14th July!
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.
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.)
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.
Contralto uses the sound of transwomen’s voices to explore transfeminine identity and examines the intimate and peculiar relationship between gender and sound. This project exists in the space between experimental music and documentary and this will be the Manchester première.
This short talk by Abigail Ward will highlight keys moments in Jayne County’s life, whilst celebrating her enormous influence on glam, punk and 80s pop. It will feature previously unheard interview clips and of photos of her time in Manchester, courtesy of guitarist Paul Wainwright.
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
Something fabulous this way comes! A Musical journey from URSULA to ELPHABA. Known as the witching hour, and when daylight and darkness are almost equal, it is at the Equinox when the diva is unleashed. This Halloween, you are invited to Velma's lair to celebrate all her favourite bitching witches!
September's FREE skills workshop for self-identifying lesbian and bi women* is on sound and drawing, delivered by local artist Rosanne Robertson.
A weekend of premieres, firsts, new work and LGBTQIA celebrations for Manchester Pride! This year The Superbia Weekend is bigger and bolder than ever. Our programme includes a diverse array of premieres and firsts, including film screenings, cabaret, conversation, community workshops, new art and our free post-Pride Parade party. Read on...!
Local composer and conductor, Michael Betteridge, brings his latest music-theatre offering to Manchester fresh from its successful run in Reykjavik, Iceland where it gained the attention of the national press. Combining opera, theatre and live projections, this interactive work redefines what opera is in the digital age of the 21st century.