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Queer Arts Festival

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

 

Queer AF 2022 Programme

  • Freedom Dance Party
    Sun, 05 Jun
    Eva Beva
    05 Jun, 10:00 pm
    Eva Beva, 31-35 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Banging house tunes and the biggest gay anthems.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • QT's Crooning Cuties: Drag Lounge Singing at QT Hotel
    04 Jun, 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!
  • Queer AF Art Gallery
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 04 Jun
    Queer AF HQ
    04 Jun, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Queer AF HQ, 106 Courtenay Place, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Visit Queer AF HQ for a free gallery of queer visual art.
  • 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.
  • Too Much Hair
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 03 Jun
    BATS
    03 Jun, 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm NZST
    BATS, 1 Kent Terrace, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    Gender euphoric musical chaos.
  • 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.
  • Am I The Drama?
    Thu, 02 Jun
    Bedlam & Squalor
    02 Jun, 7:30 pm – 10:00 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
 

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. 

Sponsors

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