Eight festive events for you this Queermas 🎄😘

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Don’t miss out on these festive UK-based Christmas treats… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Merry Queermas, everyone! We have found some of the best LGBTQI offerings in the UK this festive season to keep you occupied. Whether you’re looking for a pantomime, Christmas markets or still trying to find a date to your friend’s Christmas party – [….]

REVIEW: Season Of Love

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“It’s rare that a film becomes an instant cult classic, but Season Of Love is an exception to that rule” BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE. IMAGES TELLO FILMS. Without giving any spoilers away, let me tell you… there was an instant feeling that the UK premiere of Tello Film‘s Season Of Love was going to be special [….]

THEATRE: Backstage with the cast of The Green Fairy

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DIVA delves behind the scenes of this immersive, queer pub musical and meets leading actor, Julie Atherton BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE JULIE ATHERTON BY JACK SAIN. Just last week, I was lucky enough to take a sneak peek behind the scenes (and during rehearsals) of the upcoming “immersive pub musical”, The Green Fairy due to [….]

EVENTS: Fringe! Queer Film Fest X DIVA present Deep Waters

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“A mesmerising and poetic essay film on the theory, beauty and praxis of the female orgasm” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Since 2011, Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest – an entirely volunteer-run organisation rooted in London’s queer creative scene – has come around every November to showcase an eclectic mix of films, arts and events celebrating [….]

Jack the lass: Thanking Helena Whitbread

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“Before Sally Wainwright, Helena Whitbread spent some 35 years painstakingly transcribing the diaries of Anne Lister” BY CLARA BARLEY, IMAGE HELENA WHITBREAD AND CLARA BARLEY. Halifax has seen a host of events this year about the now infamous Anne Lister, aka Gentleman Jack. But before Sally Wainwright catapulted her onto TV screens on both sides [….]

EVENTS: A queer, 80s-themed extravaganza raising money for LGBTQI youth? We’re in.

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Celebrate akt’s 30th birthday with queer party legends Sink The Pink BY ALICIA PRYZSIENIAK Celebrating 30 years of safer homes and better futures for LGBTQI youth, akt, the UK’s LGBTQI youth homelessness charity, are back with their biggest event yet!  Produced by drag royalty Sink The Pink and hosted at the incredible TROXY venue in [….]

DIVA X Gay’s The Word: In Kate Charlesworth’s Shoes

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EVENT: In Conversation with Kate Charlesworth, author and illustrator of Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide On October 24 2019, DIVA magazine teams up with London’s legendary LGBTQI bookshop Gay’s The Word to present an evening with author and cartoonist, Kate Charlesworth. Recently long-listed for the Portico Prize, Kate’s graphic memoir Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide [….]