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.
Join Manchester’s male voice choir The Sunday Boys for their much-anticipated summer gig for an evening of music, singing and celebration as they reflect on their relationship with Manchester and the journey their beloved city has taken them on.
Eta Carina explores the artists queer narratives of isolation, loss and disengagement through a dreamscape infused fantasy. Utilising original music, costume and film the show will give a glimpse of a galaxy through a wormhole and offer a camp perspective to dark matters.
One of the UK’s leading transgender arts organisations Trans Creative has created a four day
trans arts festival at some of Manchester’s most prolific arts venues including; The Royal
Exchange Theatre, Manchester Art Gallery and Royal Northern College of Music.
Join the House Of Ghetto for their very 1st Tribeca take over!
Expect a night of high fashion, dance, song and storytelling like no other to fundraise for the House of Ghetto. They'll also be sharing an extract of their new show 'Sankofa Cabaret'.
ArtReach through Journeys 2018 have teamed up with Lesbian Immigration Support Group (LISG) to bring you an evening celebrating diversity and the rights of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers and refugees in Manchester, through live music from young Eritrean singer Neda Naser, great art, craft activities and a quiz.
'Telling Tales' festival is in its second year, presented by Manchester Metropolitan University's Documentary Centre it will showcase the work of new, emerging and established documentarians from the UK and much further afield.
An intense horror-themed queer performance and DJ night at Salford's off the beaten track White Hotel venue.
Contact celebrate the 10th anniversary of the sensational Queer Contact Festival with a very special programme which sees the festival spread its wings across Greater Manchester for its biggest ever calendar of events.