Queer What’s On
Stripped back true alternative Tuesdays. 2 floors of the best indie, soul and rock n roll.
The Basement: ongoing
Sunderland's newest LGBT night. Every Tuesday! Fun, Games & Giveaways. With DJ Cris Howe (Powerhouse) and hosted by Danni Delonco!
Waterstones Newcastle: Jul 16th 2019
An INCREDIBLE evening of LGBTQ+ fiction, with some of the biggest voices in YA: Alice Oseman, Simon James Green, and Savannah Brown.
Bongo's Bingo at Northern Pride
Town Moor: Jul 19th 2019
Big prizes, pop tunes and special guest performances from MOBO award-winning group Big Brovaz and R&B group Booty Luv, will all feature at the opening night of one of the UK’s biggest free LGBT+ festivals.
Northern Pride Festival
Town Moor: Jul 19th 2019 - Jul 21st 2019
Spread across two locations, the Town Moor will be home to the Festival Arena, which will host big acts, including X Factor and I’m a Celeb starlet Fleur East, the scintillating Liberty X giving us all the throwback feels and fresh from the Ice Arena and representing her country in Eurovision, Saara Aalto, also sisters, Olivia and Georgia, who are Khalysis. Plus the fun fair and platinum bar and garden. And across the moor, Exhibition Park will house the Community Village, which includes the Family and Youth Zone, Health and Wellbeing Zone and the Rainbow Village, with more still to be added. www.northern-pride.com
Live in the Lane Pride Special: Fika
Vicolo: Jul 19th 2019
Pride special is back, bigger and better than ever before with their favourite Live in the Laners FIKA. A North-East two piece, fusing voices, ukulele and flat picky guitar with lots of energy.
LGBT5k Festival of Running 2019
Town Moor: Jul 19th 2019
Not one, two but three races: their infamous LGBT5k £17/£15, 3-person relay £30 per team, and a children’s race £5.
Spectacular Drag Storytime
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jul 20th 2019
Join Ben and their Grandma Gladys for a storytime like no other…Forget traditional tales and enter a place where storybook adventures break the norms and imagination is unlimited. Delivered as part of Proud to Be Me Month and supported by Curious Arts.
Sister Shack's Pride Social
Tyne Bank Brewery: Jul 20th 2019
An extra special one lined up to celebrate pride. Kay Greyson, KINTRA and Trinity Tweddle will be providing beautiful live music.
POKE Does Pride!
Star & Shadow Cinema: Jul 20th 2019
Queer indie disco
105 King Street: ongoing
Information: www.spanglefish.com/dykehikes: Feb 11th 2018 - Feb 25th 2018
Sunday walks. Countryside walks for lesbians in the North East. Mostly 6-9 miles. Shorter evening walks too in the summer.
#WhyIHavePride - An evening with Matthew Todd
Waterstones Newcastle: Jul 23rd 2019
The former editor of Attitude magazine and author of 'Straight Jacket' will be discussing his latest book, 'Pride', which covers the key figures and notable moments, events and breakthroughs of the LGBTQ rights movement through the reproduction of rare images and documents, and featuring personal testimony essays from notable figures.