Arts, Reviews, Interviews, Books, Theatre, Comedy, Film and more ...


PREVIEW: Calabash returns to Pride with the Queer Takeover

After a two year hiatus Calabash return to Pride with The Queer Takeover at the Fortune if War on Brighton seafront, a venue renowned for its alfresco parties. On Pride...
Posted On 24 Jul 2017

Pride Pleasure Gardens return to Old Steine and Victoria Gardens

After last years stunning debut The Pride Pleasure Gardens return for a weekend of enchanting and exciting entertainment at the heart of the city, next to the Gay Village. Old...

PREVIEW: God’s Own Country screening @Hull Pride

The Pride in Hull Film Festival in partnership with Hull Independent Cinema has secured a special preview screening of the critically acclaimed God’s Own Country, which is due...

Security stepped up at Newcastle Pride this weekend

One of the UK’s largest LGBT+ festivals, Newcastle Pride, puts extra security measures in place to reassure festival goers at this weekends event. Newcastle Pride takes place...

BBC Radio 6 presenter to launch Brighton’s Big Screen, 2017

BBC Radio 6 Music DJ, Gilles Peterson will be joining thousands of music lovers on Brighton beach on Saturday, July 29 to celebrate the start of Brighton’s Big Screen, 2017....

Mancunian Gay gets Manchester Pride revival

Manchester Pride to publish anniversary edition of local magazine ‘The Mancunian Gay’ which was first designed 40 years ago in a Greater Manchester kitchen. Manchester Pride...

BOOK REVIEW: The Hopkins Conundrum by Simon Edge

New gay author Simon Edge bring us this lovely story of poems, nuns, persecution, the welsh countryside and some romantic intrigue and it’s a delicious read with some hints...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

REVIEW: Shirley Valentine @Theatre Royal

I could gush more, I will gush more, but book yourself a ticket now, this was an unexpected treat and I left feeling empowered by Russell’s life affirming writing, as relevant...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017

‘Abigail’s fundraising Party for MindOut

Abigail's Party, a play for stage and television, was devised and directed in 1977 by Mike Leigh. Described as "a suburban situation comedy of manners", and a "satire on the...

REVIEW: Rainbow Chorus – Classics to Classical

I have to remind myself that this diverse and inclusive singing group is an amateur non – audition choir where some members can’t read music. That makes their latest concert...

REVIEW: Moonlight: Blue Ray: Barry Jenkins

Starring Trevante Rhodes, André Holland and Janelle Monáe. The story is divided into three different timelines, each focusing on Chiron - played by all the actors at different...
Posted On 17 Jul 2017

PREVIEW: Short Play Festival 2017

New Venture Theatre’s Short Play Festival runs from Friday July 21 to Saturday, July 29, 2017. Six new writers have been selected to each produce a 15-20 minute long play....

TRAVEL FEATURE: Isle of Wight Pride

The Isle of Wight. A little secret that the local LGBT community on the Isle of Wight have kept hidden from the rest of the world… until now. The picturesque island, nestled...
Posted On 14 Jul 2017

Isle of Wight’s first ever LGBT+ Pride event sells out!

But, there is still a chance to get involved by purchasing one of the very few VIP tickets left! If you haven't already got your free ticket to attend Pride on Saturday, July...