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Celebrate LGBT History Month throughout February.

LGBT History Month
February is LGBT History Month, and forum+ presents an excellent programme of activities and events celebrating Camden & Islington queer history. We're all invited to explore LGBT history by participating in art workshops, exhibitions, guided walks, film screenings, history talks, spoken word, and more! Camden and Islington’s rich queer history is highlighted in this exceptional collection of activities and events...

HIV Testing Week 2024

HIV Testing Week
National HIV Testing Week 2024 This year’s most significant week for HIV prevention Like it or not, gay and bi men are one of the groups most affected by HIV. Which means it’s important we’re aware of HIV and how to prevent it, as well as to test regularly. National HIV Testing Week is this month, 5th to 11th February, which...

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley: THE REBIRTHING ROOM, 31 Jan – 28 Apr.

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley: The Rebirthing Room at Studio Voltaire.
Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley will debut a new immersive gaming experience, THE REBIRTHING ROOM, at Studio Voltaire from 31 January to 28 April 2024. The exhibition was developed over a year-long residency at Studio Voltaire, and it is her first institutional solo exhibition in London. The expansive thematics of Brathwaite-Shirley’s practice include digital real estate, archiving, and possible futures of Black and...

RSC’s Cowbois at Royal Court Theatre: Photos and Reviews.

Cowbois at The Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square, London.
A rollicking queer Western like nothing you’ve seen before. Grab your stetson and spurs and join us for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Cowbois by Charlie Josephine. 'A joyous queer cowboy romp' (West End Best Friend) co-directed by Charlie Josephine and Sean Holmes. Cowbois has been nominated for two WhatOnStage Awards for Best New Play and Best Costume Design. In...

FutureQueer: A subversive look at an imagined queer future, 4 Feb – 2 Mar.

future Queer is a queer play at Kings Head Theatre in London.
February is LGBTQ+ history month, and FutureQueer is a subversive look at an imagined queer future. Set around the iconic Donna Summer queer anthem I Feel Love, the show is coming to the newly created Cabaret space in King's Head Theatre. Hard to categorise, the show is part theatre, stand-up comedy, DIY queer lecture and pop-culture commentary. Alexis Gregory's work appeals to cross-generational audiences, opening up new...

Egoist at The ICA, 11 Feb – The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.

Egoist is a gay film from Japan screening at The
The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024 takes place in cinemas around the UK from 2 February - 31 March 2024, and this year's programme features the LGBTQ+ title Egoist. Kosuke (Suzuki Ryohei) was 14 years old when his mother died. His adolescence was then spent in a rural village, and he suppressed his feelings as a gay man. Now working...

Ryan Clifford writes about WONKY, from Margate to Duckie, 27 Jan.

Improvised queer punk drama series Wonky will be performing at creative club night Duckie, Eagle London, on the 27th of January at 9 pm. The musical performance will be joined by Minty's (Leigh Bowery) avant-garde producer Richard Torry. The brainchild of Ryan Clifford, Wonky's message is of "liberation to inspire working-class talent", as the cast of six Margate locals play characters...

QueerSwap: a series of sustainability-focused queer social events.

queerswap
QueerSwap is a series of sustainability-focused social events for London's LGBTQ+ community, including the popular queer clothing swaps, queer book swaps, and now a queer plant swaps. They pride ourselves in ensuring that the community has financially accessible means of finding sustainable clothing that fits their style and affirms their gender identity, and in providing ways to socialise in...

Afterglow: “Sexy and sensual” at Southwark Playhouse until 10 Feb.

Alex in Afterglow at Southwark Playhouse played by Victor Hugo
S. Asher Gelman's international hit Afterglow is running at Southwark Playhouse Borough until 10 February 2024. Gelman himself directs this new 2024 production. "Sexy and sensual...Gelman gives each of his characters complexity and contradictions that make them real." - Broadway World  Afterglow is a funny, raw, and sensual exploration of polyamory, commitment, and modern love. The show tells the story of Alex and Josh who...

Creatives Jade Anouka and Grace Savage talk ‘Heart’, Brixton House 23 Jan – 3 Feb.

Jade Anouka's debut play Heart is at Brixton House from 23 January to 3 January. It is a story told by a proud black LGBTQ+ woman that goes beyond their identity to present a universal tale exploring the human experience. Navigating love, loss and self-discovery through mesmerising storytelling and music told through a blend of poetry and electronic music, HEART is a fresh...

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