2010

  • performance

    Paul Sinha: plus support from Andrew Bird

    Paul Sinha has spent much of the previous decade garnering rave reviews for his self-depreciating tales of his life as a GP, lovelorn gay bachelor, quiz fanatic and social coward.

  • visual arts

    Jak Flash - The Uncontrollability Of Love

    SHOUT has commissioned Birmingham based queer artist Jak Flash to create a photographic reconstruction. The work will be themed around the uncontrollability of Love, inspired by the classical works of pre-Raphaelite artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones. By using people from the local LGBT community as models, he will create a visually stimulating piece of work full of hidden meaning.

  • music

    Strictly BGSO

    Birmingham Gay Symphony Orchestra presents a dance-themed programme guaranteed to get your pulse racing!

  • literature

    Stella Duffy

    THE ROOM OF LOST THINGS AND BEYOND Stella Duffy has written twelve novels, forty short stories, and eight plays. Her latest novel, Theodora, was published by Virago in June 2010.

  • performance

    Divas 2

    Join us for another eclectic night of comedy and live music featuring the best national and local talent.

  • visual arts

    International Queer Video Open 2010

    The International Queer Video Open will showcase work from selected artists, who work in video; locally, nationally and internationally and will be shown alongside established International Video Artists Ali Cherri, Anne Guest, Michael Robinson and Steve Reinke.

  • community

    Peter Tatchell - The Global Struggle for LGBT Freedom

    Charismatic, controversial and passionate - human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell returns to Birmingham to discuss the global struggle for LGBT rights. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have won many rights in Britain.

  • community

    Bending The Frame

    INTRODUCTION TO QUEER CINEMA You don’t need to identify as LGBT or have any experience of Film Studies to enjoy this learning day, in which we’ll look at two aspects of film: Authorship and Form.

  • film

    Eyes Wide Open

    Hebrew / Yiddish with English subtitles With Zohar Shtrauss, Ran Danker Award wining explosively controversial drama from first time Israeli director. Two men in the ultra orthodox Jewish community find their love for one another tearing them apart