What's on in Lesbian Wellington

LILAC library

Sapphic Lake - on demand

A new comic queer ballet based on the Ancient Greek myth of Iphis and Ianthe.

Sapphic Lake was about to open last year when the country went into lockdown. But $$ were raised and a performance was filmed later - and it is available to view on demand from BATS website

It's the Nonbinary Lesbian Ballet of the (12th) Century (BCE)
Gender isn't real - but love is.
When ancient Greek enby cutie Iphis finds themself in love with the babe next door Ianthe, a family secret threatens their cottagecore romance.
Luckily the Goddexxes are on their side.

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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 ▶

Next: Sunday 13 February: Camborne Walkway, Plimmerton seaside

... details to come

LILAC library

LILAC  - Wellington's Lesbian Library

TinyCat.

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

LILAC is operating under RED traffic light protocols just like public libraries.

LILAC is open:

Tattoos.

Lesbian Tattoos exhibition

The current exhibition at LILAC is photographs of local lesbians' tattoos with brief comments from the women saying what it meant to them when they first had their tattoos done, what it means to them now, how they have changed since getting their tattoos, what they symbolise. Visit LILAC soon to view the exhibition.

LILAC Book Group.

LILAC Book Group

The LILAC Book Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month in the LILAC Library. Tea and coffee are available and there may be cake or bikkies. Come and join us to share a relaxing evening (re)discovering a range of lesbian literature.

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Occasional drinks & dinner at Finns Bar, Paekākāriki

Held on the third Friday of the month at Finns Bar, Paekākāriki.
Next: Friday 19February from 5.30 pm.

Please phone Finns and add you name to Sally’s table 04 292 8081 or email finnskapiti@xtra.co.nz and book a seat at Sally's table by Thursday if you intend staying for dinner. It is a busy place and helps the staff if they can reserve the right sized table.

Polari-Fantabulosa!

Polari  - Fantabulosa!

Polari has kicked off a new start - all rainbows welcome. It is a queer inclusive cocktail party held at a different style-y bar in Wellington, usually on a Friday, sometimes late in the month ... but it's become an occasional event of late. Keep an eye on the facebook page for more info.

Blondini's drinks at Scotty & Mal's

A relaxing gathering usually held every second and fourth Friday of the month, at Scotty and Mal’s, 176 Cuba St from 5.30. Just come along and look for a likely looking group of women and join us. Follow on facebook.

Next: when we are back at GREEN

Kāpiti lesbians dining out

Once we are back at GREEN ...
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.

Les Ukes - ukelele lessons

Ukulele lessons in a queer / women's setting.Check the Les Ukes facebook group. Contact sueestreet@actrix.co.nz.

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