Friday 19 August
DIVA boat party - London
A celebration of women with entertainment from comedian Julie
Jepson, DJ Minx, Dana Jade, Gingerbeer, Planet London, Pink Matters
and Further Afield. Aimed at professional gay women looking to
network and socialise there are two bars a dancefloor and large
deck, plus the chance to win a boutique holiday for two. Wear
something pink to celebrate being a diva! Numbers are limited to
200, so get there early if you haven't already bought your ticket.
Address: Embankment Pier
Embankment, London, United
£25, From 8.45
Club Kali -
Its the third Friday of the month and
that means its Club Kali
, the world's largest and original Asian
music LGBT club. This club night is an authentic mixing and
blending of South Asian recipes where Bhangra meets House &
Bollywood meets R&B & Arabic flavours!
By DJ RITU(BBC
& DJ Dilz
Friday Tonight is Kali's
Indi-pen-dence Mix so expect a Bollywood Special. Open to
all attitude-free connoisseurs.
Address: The Dome, 1 Dartmouth Park
Hill, London NW5,
Tufnell Park tube 10pm- 3am
Buses: N20, 134.
Cost: £8/£5 concession with ID - £1
off b4 11pm with flyer
Arrive early to avoid queues.
UK Black Pride -
The UK's sixth national Black Pride
event kicks off at its new home this year in the hallowed academic
ground of London's Birkbeck University. The fun starts at 12 and
continues until 8.30. Highlights include headline PA from Ms
Dynamite as well as hosting by the wonderful Rikki Beadle-Blair and
DJs Miss Bailey, Philly and up and coming Urban music stars Project
Caramel. There's also great food, community stalls, workshops, film
screenings and loads more. Don't miss it. Official afterparty takes
place at the legendary Bootylicious with sounds from DJ Nimmz and
more. Get a wristband from Black Pride for reduced priced
Art workshop -
Want to help other lesbians that don't
have it as easy as we do here in the UK? Why not pop along to the
free art workshop to create a couple of banners and other colourful
items for the parade entry of Lesbian Immigration Support Group
(LISG)? Led by visual artist Sabbi Kaur (www.sabbikaur.co.uk. Freedom from
Torture and the Lesbian Immigration Support Group (LISG) will be
marching at next week's Pride event to raise awareness of the
persecution that lesbian and gay individuals face in other parts of
the world, and they're asking you to join them to give asylum
seekers and refugees a voice in the UK.
From 12pm at the Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham St,
Manchester, M4 1LE
All welcome. A light lunch will be provided.
Doncaster Pride - Doncaster
This year's Doncaster Pride will be at The Keepmoat Stadium,
featuring hours of great entertainment including a fun fair and an
outdoor market. Promising "something for everyone", the day will
kick off with the Walk of Unity through the town centre. More info
at the links below. Fun kicks off at 2pm till 10pm.