Free dance performance to mark World Mental Health Day

A free dance performance Witness This will shine a spotlight on Mental Health to mark World Mental Health Day on October 10. Brighton Dome marks World Mental Health Day on Tuesday, October 10 with a free dance performance shining a spotlight on mental health.

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 Saturday (August 5), Calabash will take over proceedings with a whole roster of urban, underground dance and...
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 Steine and Victoria Gardens will be transformed into a unique Pride experience for three days and nights...

Learn to dance in time for Brighton Pride with Gay Men’s Dance Company

The Gay Men’s Dance Company (GMDC) has been running dance and other performing arts classes in London and Brighton for almost 2 years now. The company has 350 members and starts their new Pride term of dance classes in Brighton from July 13, offering you the perfect opportunity...

Stars of stage and screen to celebrate 50 years of Rockinghorse

For one night only, on September 24, Brighton’s Theatre Royal plays host to stars of stage and television for a very special, gala variety performance, in the presence of The Mayor of Brighton and Hove and the High Sheriff of East Sussex.

‘Cowboys and Queens’ raffle raises £300 for Rainbow Fund

'Cowboys and Queens' cabaret dinner and dance at the Old Ship Hotel on June 23, raises £300 for Rainbow Fund from raffle.Kara Van Park provided the entertainment whipping the crowd up with cowboy numbers including Oklahoma before line dancing instructors took to the floor and...

Learn to dance ballroom and latin at ‘Cheek2Cheek’

Cheek2Cheek is unique, in that it is the only LGBT+ ballroom and latin dance club in Brighton & Hove. Originally set up in 1998, it continues to provide an alternative to the commercial gay scene with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

BRIGHTON FESTIVAL REVIEW: m¡longa: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

To say the dancers were superb is an understatement and some of due and trio dances were astonishing; virtuoso performances of agility, technique and pure scalding sensuality, all contained in a stylised and ruthlessly executed Tango. There were separate stylised dances each...
Posted On 22 May 2017

BRIGHTON FESTIVAL REVIEW: If I could I would: Mimbre

Mimbre don’t challenge; they change and provide a healthy counter narrative to the usual edge-of-danger acrobatics and physical theatre and ‘If I could I would’ allows them to convince us that we’ve all got capacity to fly, have pools of resilience and sometimes you just need two...
Posted On 15 May 2017

BRIGHTON FRINGE REVIEW: Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC @ Warren 2

Day is an energetic and engaging performer; he is charming and fun and clowns with a furious passion, helped along by an ability to contort his plastic features and sinuous lanky frame in many ways at once. His ability to perform to extreme is aided by the well thought out video...
Posted On 09 May 2017

DJ Profile: Peter Castle

This month, Queenie catches up with DJ Peter Castle to chat about the amazing fact that he’s been Legends’ Saturday resident DJ for 10 years. Have those years been as good for him as they’ve sounded to us?

Countdown begins to Brighton Fringe opening as events hit 1,000

With two days until opening, Brighton Fringe has hit 1,000 events for the first time in the festival’s history. When Brighton Fringe announced its programme in March, 970 events had registered to take part, but additional artists registering online means Brighton Fringe 2017 now...

Learn to Dance in Brighton with Gay Men’s Dance Company

Returning to Brighton for the Spring term, The Gay Men's Dance Company offer two trial dance classes, Learn to Dance (Brighton) on April 20 and 22.

PREVIEW: Charity Dance Gala

The Gay Men's Dance Company's (GMDC) stage their first annual variety showcase, starring GMDC members from London and Brighton, their choir, pole dancers and special guest acts.