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Queer Arts Festival

30 May - 5 June 2022  |  Te Whanganui-a-Tara 

 

Queer AF 2022 Programme

  • Too Much Hair
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 26 May
    BATS
    26 May, 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm NZST
    BATS, 1 Kent Terrace, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Gender euphoric musical chaos.
  • Workshop: Intro to Improv
    29 May, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    TBA
    A one day crash course in improv for queer newbies.
  • Opening Gayla
    Mon, 30 May
    twofiftyseven
    30 May, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    twofiftyseven, 2/57 Willis Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Celebrate the inaugural Queer Arts Festival with snacks, drinks, and entertainment from The Tiwhas.
  • QT's Crooning Cuties: Drag Lounge Singing at QT Hotel
    31 May, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    QT Wellington, 90 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    A happy hour so happy, it's gay!
  • Open Stage Improv Showcase
    Tue, 31 May
    twofiftyseven
    31 May, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    twofiftyseven, 2/57 Willis Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    An evening of entirely queer and entirely improvised hilarity.
  • LOLgbtq+ Comedy Showcase
    Tue, 31 May
    Eva Beva
    31 May, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Eva Beva, 31-35 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Queer comedy at its finest.
  • Crafty Queer Mates meetup
    Wed, 01 Jun
    Secret Secret Club
    01 Jun, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Secret Secret Club, 4 Bond Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Bring your knitting, crochet, zines, paints, notebooks – whatever it is you're working on – and hang out with fellow creatives.
  • Queer Fan Mail: Letters to our idols
    01 Jun, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Ivy, 63 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Queer writers read letters to the heroes and idols who shaped them.
  • Queer Beats: NahBo with Bored Housewives Club & WYNONA
    01 Jun, 8:00 pm
    Rogue & Vagabond, 18 Garrett Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    An evening of queer music featuring NahBo with Bored Housewives Club and WYNONA.
  • Am I The Drama?
    Thu, 02 Jun
    Bedlam & Squalor
    02 Jun, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Bedlam & Squalor, Level 1/18 Garrett Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    A night of chaotically queer poetry, brought to you by the minds behind Show Ponies.
  • The Tease Agenda - Queer Burlesque showcase
    02 Jun, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Ivy, 63 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Give into temptation with a showcase of Te Whanganui-a-Tara's astounding queer Burlesque artists.
  • Secret Secret Underground Market
    Sat, 04 Jun
    Secret Secret Club
    04 Jun, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Secret Secret Club, 4 Bond Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Featuring specialty goods from a collection of Welly’s finest queer and allied artists, creatives and style makers.
  • The Pride Circus
    Sat, 04 Jun
    Eva Beva
    04 Jun, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Eva Beva, 31-35 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Dazzling feats of skill from some of Wellington's most talented queer circus performers.
  • LOVE: Poetry & Pie
    Sat, 04 Jun
    The Gay Salon
    04 Jun, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    The Gay Salon, 38/5 Eva Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    An evening of queer love and kai.
  • Nine to Five
    Sat, 04 Jun
    Ivy
    04 Jun, 9:00 pm
    Ivy, 63 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    A sex worker cabaret.
  • Queer History Walking Tour
    Sun, 05 Jun
    Thistle Hall
    05 Jun, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Join us on this free 90-minute walk tour of inner city Wellington looking at sites of significance to Wellington’s LGBTI rainbow communities.
  • Spill The Tea: A Drag Fabulous High Tea
    05 Jun, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Eva Beva, 31-35 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Drag in daytime? What a treat.
  • Mx Capital Drag Finals
    05 Jun, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Ivy, 63 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Find out who will lift the crown from Amy Thurst and become the next Mx Capital.
 

Sponsorship

We're looking for businesses and individuals keen to support Queer AF with cash or in-kind contributions at all levels. Every little bit helps - drop us a line to set up a chat. 

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