What's on in Lesbian Wellington

Two Girls One Gun @ BATS.

Two Girls One Gun: a Spy-Action-Comedy!

23rd-27th July 8pm @ BATS Theatre, The Stage, 1 Kent Tce

A brand-new queer spy comedy hits the stage at BATS Theatre this July! Starring Phoebe Caldeiro and Nina Hogg, 'Two Girls One Gun' is full to the brim with laughs, high-adrenaline fight choreography and raw sex appeal. If you're a fan of Killing Eve or just wish that the James Bond series was just a little bit more femme and queer, this is the show for you!" More info and tix on the BATS website.

Wellington Racqueteers Wāhine night

Friday 2nd August 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.


Femmes & Thems comedy

Friday 9th August 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 16th August 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.

Lesbian coming out meet-up

Lesbian coming out meet-up

Saturday 10th August 2-4pm @ LILAC Lounge, level 2, 187 Willis St.

An event at the LILAC Lounge* for women who have recently come out, or are thinking about coming out as lesbian, to meet in a relaxed and supportive social environment. Pass it on - let your friends know!

* LILAC is at level 2, 187 Willis Street (flat access from the street, lift)

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

  • Wednesday 11th September, 6  - 7:30 pm
  • featuring fiction from other places - from non-Anglo cultures ... more info on the Book Group's webpage

LILAC Book Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month (except January and skipping August) 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.


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.


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 ▶

The Overlanders are taking a break over winter  - stay snug out there.

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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