What's on in Lesbian Wellington

The Sapphic Affair ball

Sapphic Ball 2024 Saturday 1st June @ Naumi Studio Hotel, 213 Cuba St.

The Sapphic Affair Ball is back for 2024!

A ball for sapphic-minded people! Held in the queer capital of the world, Wellington - there aren't many other events like this! The ball is to be held in June 2024, and the theme is fantasy. There are a limited number of tickets available, so get in quick! There will be many goodies for you - DJs, photographers, photo booths, goodie bags, food, a cash bar, music, spot prizes, and more! We are all so excited!

Tickets $54.55 each ($50.00 + $4.55 fees) at eventfinda. - follow on facebook.


Polari  - Fantabulosa!

Polari is a queer inclusive cocktail party held at a different style-y bar in Wellington, usually on a Friday, sometimes late in the month. Keep an eye on the facebook page for more info.

Wellington Racqueteers Wāhine night

Friday 7th June 6pm @ Badminton Wellington Centre, 1 Ruahine St., Hataitai

Calling all queer, lesbian, bi women, transwomen, non-binary and non-male identifying people! There is now a social badminton night designed for you. The cost is $10 plus $5 racquet hire if necessary. Register to attend by emailing wgtnracqueteers@gmail.com or check out their Facebook group Wellington Racqueteers. This event is usually held the first Friday of the month.


Lesbian Overland and Café Club

The Lesbian Overland and Café Club is a social walking group for lesbians and their women friends. Young or not so young, we'd love you to join us. We choose walks from the Wellington region, alternating between Kapiti, Wellington, the Hutt Valley and sometimes the Wairarapa, starting and often finishing in a local café ... more ▶

Sunday 9th June: TBA

details coming ...

LILAC library

LILAC  - Wellington's Lesbian Library

LILAC is a lending library for lesbians and queer women with a great selection of books, DVDs and magazines. It is at level 2, 187 Willis Street (flat access from the street, lift).
More info on the LILAC website at lilac.lesbian.net.nz - try the TinyCat searchable catalogue.

LILAC is open:

LILAC Book Group.

LILAC Book Group

LILAC Book Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month (except January) in the LILAC Lounge level 2, 187 Willis Street (flat access from the street, lift). Tea and coffee are available and there may be bikkies. Come and join us to share a relaxing evening (re)discovering a range of lesbian literature.


Femmes & Thems comedy

Friday 14th June 8 pm @ The Fringe Bar

A fine line-up of women, non-binary, & gender non-conforming funny folk. Featuring the best non-male performers on the comedy scene joining forces to bring the funnies to your Friday nights!
Different line-up every month, something for everyone, produced by Wellington whirlwind woman Creatif Kate.
More on eventfinda - tix without dinner $25 plus fee.


Occasional drinks & dinner at Finns Bar, Paekākāriki

Held (usually) on the third Friday of the month at Finns Bar, Paekākāriki.
Next: Friday 21st June from 5.30 pm

Please phone Finns and add your [first] name to Sally’s table 04 292 8081 or email finnshotel2021@hotmail.com and book a seat at Sally's table.

Kāpiti lesbians dining out

Potlucks are held on the Kāpiti Coast, usually on the first Saturday of the month. Lesbians from any area is welcome to attend - bring a mains or dessert to share, beverage of your choice. Singles and couples are welcome, as are visiting lesbians. The dates and venues are advertised via Leonie's email list.

LILAC has a Kāpiti service - bringing books, DVDs etc plus membership forms - to the monthly dinners so that women can join the library and borrow. Check the LILAC website for more information.

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