Rainbow groups and activities

Fringe Festival 2022.

Fringe Festival 18 Feb - 12 March 2022

The programme for the 2022 Fringe Festival is out and it's a sizzler - go to fringe.co.nz/programme and select the LGBTQIA+ genre to see the rainbow offerings ...

Follow the Fringe on facebook, twitter, instagram, tiktok.

Camp Ground Rainbow Comedy Night.

Camp Ground Rainbow Comedy Night

Thurs 17 February 8pm & Ivy Bar and Cabaret, 63 Cuba St.

A fierce and fabulous showcase of the best LGBTQAII+ comedians from Wellington and beyond.

Featuring polished pros and hilarious up-and-comers. It's a big comedy party just waiting for you. Support your community by laughing with us!
Book at eventfinda.

Central Welly Queer History Tour.

Central Welly Queer History Tour

Sat 19 Feb 1pm from St Mary of the Angels, 17 Boulcott St.

A one hour walk to view historic buildings with rainbow connections in the Willis, Dixon and Cuba/Vivian areas. Lead by Kerryn who has a queer history and heritage project going at her work, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, called the Rainbow List Project. More on facebook.


Same sex dancing classes

Dance classes are scheduled to commence on Sunday 13th February all going well.

The Sunday night DANSS classes are for Gay and Lesbian people and friends who wish to learn some classical Ballroom, some funky Latin American and some elegant New Vogue dance moves. A partner is not necessary however an attitude in wanting to learn and having fun is required.
Classes are held at the Thistle Hall, corner of Cuba and Arthur Streets.
Beginner's class start at 7 pm and the Intermediate classes start at 8 pm. Payment is by koha/donation.

Check the DANSS facebook page or website for more information.

LGBTI history walk tours.

LGBTI history walk tours

Walk Tours NZ is a volunteer group that offers free, accessible, inclusive and community-focused walking tours around Wellington highlighting the city’s rich LGBTI rainbow heritage.
There are currently no walks planned for December or January ... follow on www.taonga.nz/walktours where virtual live-streaming of their walks is available via YouTube.

Rainbow Wellington.

Rainbow Wellington

Rainbow Wellington is an LGBTI+ organisation that focuses on networking, events and lobbying. Their website has information about past and present campaigns as well as directories of local LGBTI+ businesses, groups and activities. Follow on facebook

prideNZ audio archive.

PrideNZ.com audio archive

Follow news of the latest audio files of interviews and events added to PrideNZ on their facebook page

School's out.

School's Out

School's Out is a Wellington and Lower Hutt support and social group for LGBTQI+ young people at high school, aged 13 to 18. The support group runs every school week throughout the year and sometimes does field trips!

Ivy Bar.

Ivy Bar and Cabaret

James Smiths Basement, 49 Cuba Street - www.ivybarandcabaret.co.nz - they have lots of shows and events

S&M's - Scotty and Mals Cocktail and Lounge Bar.

S&M's - Scotty and Mal's Cocktail and Lounge Bar

176 Cuba Street - www.scottyandmals.co.nz. The place for Blondini's drinks on the second and fourth Friday each month.


Glamaphones Choir

The Glamaphones are Wellington's all-inclusive rainbow choir based at St Andrews on the Terrace. They are a friendly mixed choir and welcome anyone who wishes to sing. Follow the Glamaphones on facebook or their website.

Rehearsals resume on Thursday 3 February

facebook and other social media groups

and no doubt there are many many more ...

Social sporty groups

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