Lgbtq+ events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Lgbtq+ events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Eve: All About Her

Eve: All About Her

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Award-winning actor and cabaret artist Keith Ramsay blends live music and spoken word to deconstruct the concepts of camp and queer mythology for a post-Stonewall generation.
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Jen Ives: Peak Trans

Jen Ives: Peak Trans

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

As the discourse on trans people becomes more toxic in the UK – comedian, trans woman and nuisance Jen Ives is here to sort it all out, hun.
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Edinburgh International Festival: as british as a watermelon

Edinburgh International Festival: as british as a watermelon

23rd August 2022 - 26th August 2022

Join queer Zimbabwean performer mandla rae for this colourful and personal exploration of childhood migration memories.
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OMOS

OMOS

3rd September 2022 - 2nd October 2022

OMOS is a new art and moving image exhibition that shines a light on Black and Black LGBTQ excellence in Scottish performance.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Events in Glasgow

Picture Book Illustration Course

Picture Book Illustration Course

11th July 2022 - 16th July 2022

Join Pop Up Projects at Glasgow Zine Library for their FREE picture book course for young LGBTQ+ illustrators with author Clive McFarland!

Find out about Picture Book Illustration Course on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Raptors Presents... Rugby Meets Drag

Glasgow Raptors Presents... Rugby Meets Drag

15th July 2022

Join Glasgow Raptors for an evening of high camp fun, fierce looks and a hefty serving of shade when they bring 'Rugby Meets Drag' to Audio on 15th July!

Find out about Glasgow Raptors Presents... Rugby Meets Drag on What's On Glasgow
Queer Theory: Sexual Joy

Queer Theory: Sexual Joy

15th July 2022

Queer Theory is back with another fabulous evening of live music, drag, poetry and comedy on 15th July at Stereo Glasgow!

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Divina de Campo: Red Wig & A Silver Dress

Divina de Campo: Red Wig & A Silver Dress

17th July 2022

RuPaul's Drag Race UK's fan favourite, Divina de Campo brings her one-woman-show, Red Wig & A Silver Dress, to the Glee Club Glasgow on July 17th!

Find out about Divina de Campo: Red Wig & A Silver Dress on What's On Glasgow
Ode To Joy

Ode To Joy

21st July 2022

Ode To Joy is a new LGBTQ play about love, friendship and Schokoladenkuchen! Don't miss it at Platform Glasgow on 21st July!

Find out about Ode To Joy on What's On Glasgow
The Main Event

The Main Event

28th July 2022

Prepare for the hottest drag reunion of the year as Holy T bring 'The Main Event' to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Thursday 28th July!

Find out about The Main Event on What's On Glasgow
Craig Manson: GAYBOYS

Craig Manson: GAYBOYS

30th July 2022

Both the celebration and exploitation of queerness take centre stage in this cheeky exploration of contemporary gay male identity at Tramway Glasgow.

Find out about Craig Manson: GAYBOYS on What's On Glasgow
Alpha Femme

Alpha Femme

13th August 2022

Australian-born queer and feminist cabaret act Megan Garrett-Jones interrogates socially progressive practices in her hilarious and provoking one-woman show 'Alpha Femme'.

Find out about Alpha Femme on What's On Glasgow

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Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival
Taylor’s of Edinburgh return to Sighthill Public Park with their popular annual Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival between Friday 24th June and Saturday 9th July!
Circus Vegas: Livingston
Circus Vegas, a new death-defying circus, is touring the UK in 2022 and comes to Howden Park Centre, Livingston from 5th to 7th July!
Van Gogh Alive
Van Gogh Alive, the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world, makes its hotly anticipated debut in Edinburgh in 2022 for an exclusive four month run!
The Nickelodeon Experience
Nickleodeon Experience announces a nationwide outdoor adventure tour bringing fans' favourites shows to life this summer, kicking off in Saughton Park, Edinburgh from 1st to 14th July!

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