Newcastle is a diverse and vibrant city, packed with events that everyone can enjoy.
Whether you’re wondering what LGBT+ related offerings there are here at the University, missed out on getting involved in semester one, or just want some more fun places to go, read on for some great LGBT+ friendly fun!
Where? Churchill Street (near Centre for Life!)
When? Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s
How much? £7 standard standing tickets
Boulevard is a night out like no other! This cabaret club invites you to “prepare yourself for spectacular choreography, dazzling costumes and side splitting comedy”. Famous for their incredible drag performances, Boulevard is a fabulously unique venue to check out with your friends!
Their Spring Show is running from 2nd February right up until 27th May – so you have plenty of time to pick up tickets and give it a go!
Where? Live Theatre
When? Saturday February 10th
How much? Free – but grab a ticket fast!
The LGBT History Project NE group are hosting their annual event this month, with a range of workshops, talks and sessions. Sessions focus on everything from aspects of LGBT history, to discussions about identity – and this year’s theme is 40 Years of the Rainbow Flag!
Go along for an informative and interesting day, it’ll be well worth your time.
Where? Various meetings across campus and town
When? Various dates and times
How much? Membership is £5 on the NUSU website!
Our very own LGBT+ Society is incredibly active and involved in the community with plenty of events to try! They hold weekly coffee meets in town, fortnightly nights out on the scene and a whole host of special events.
This month we have LGBT+ Book Club, a collaboration with the Feminist Society, and a special Pride social to celebrate LGBT+ Week! There are a variety of socials and new members are always welcome to come along, meet like-minded people and have a great time – join the group for more info!
Where? Various locations across campus
When? 19th – 23rd February
How much? Free!
The LGBT+ Officer for the Students’ Union has arranged an action-packed week to celebrate LGBT+ history and experiences – all for free! There will be a tent outside the SU, with stalls made by LGBT+ students focusing on areas such as disability, the media, and mental health.
A week of panels and talks will mean there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Even if you’re a beginner to LGBT+ related events, this is the perfect time to ease yourself in and learn some more in a fun, safe environment!
Where? Town Moor
When? 20th – 22nd July
How much? Free!
Newcastle Pride is still a few months away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get excited already. Last year 16,000 people joined the march across town, and there are even more exciting events planned for this year! There will be DJ sets, a fun fair, food stalls, multiple stages for special acts and more…
Newcastle Pride is a popular event that showcases the diversity and community spirit here in the city, so get planning your outfit and book out the weekend to prepare for an unforgettable time!
Thanks for checking out this list of LGBT+ activities – hopefully some of these events and groups are just what you’re looking for, and inspire you to get involved with everything LGBT in Newcastle!