Friday 11 May, London
Life Stories Cafe @ Woolfson & Tay
Pull up a seat at the life stories cafe and hear six personal
tales, interwoven by the theme of 'the womb.' Cabaret artist Marcus
Reeves, publisher Kadija Sesay and poet Malika Booker are just a
few of the acts bringing their stories to life in the cafe.
More info here:http://www.woolfsonandtay.com/life-stories-cafe.html
Friday May 11, Glasgow
Wallis Bird @ Captains Rest
Captivating lesbian guitarist Wallis Bird graces the Captains
Rest in Scotland to perform songs from her latest album. This third
offering from the musician, self-titled 'Wallis Bird,' is a double
Meteor award winner in her native Ireland.
More info here: www.wallisbird.com
Saturday 12 May, London
World Burlesque Games @ Bush Hall
London's World Burlesque Games finishes this week, and if you
haven't managed to catch any of the shows so far, here's your final
chance. Saturday night sees the girls battle it out for the best
female crown; with plenty of erotic and creative routines
More info here: http://londonburlesquefest.com/lbw-schedule/
Saturday 12 May, Bristol
Saturgay @ Queen Shilling
A commercial night, for all your chart-hit needs; 'Saturgay' is
the new night from the recently revamped Queen Shilling. Enjoy
cheap drinks and plenty of mainstream tunes as you dance into the
early hours of Sunday.
More info here: http://www.queenshilling.com
Saturday 12 May, London
Unhappy Birthday @ Camden Peoples Theatre
Amy Lamé (pictured) invites you to share her birthday, with
music, comedy and entertainments, even as she laments Morrissey
failure to join the party. She's invited him, but where is her
idol? Will he make an appearance? Come along and find out.
More info here:
And the best of the rest next week!
Thursday May 17, London
Dual Authors @ Gays the Word
Soho's LGBT bookshop hosts a sit-in from two prominent authors,
VG Lee and Will Davis. The literary duo read extracts from their
two latest novels and answer your questions. Lee's 'Always You,
Edina' follows the story of Bonnie, a 1960's teenager navigating
family life and a crush on her popular classmate Joanna.
More info here: www.gaystheword.co.uk
Thursday 17 May, London
Femmes on the Thames @ Battersea Barge
For one night only, critically acclaimed Femmes by the Thames
movesonto the river for a special performance aboard the Battersea
Barge. Shazia Mirza, Rosie Wilby and Liz Bentley take to the water
for a showcase of female comedic talent.
More info here: www.femmesbythethames.com