Rainbow groups and activities

Camp Ground Rainbow Comedy Night.

CampGround Rainbow Comedy Night

Thursday 15 June 8pm @ Ivy Bar and Cabaret, 63 Cuba St.

A comedy showcase of our best LGBTQAII+ standup comedians, on the third Thursday of the month. Featuring polished pros and hilarious up-and-comers. Support your community by laughing with us! ... tix on eventfinda or at the door.


Glamaphones Choir

Out on the Shelves Musical Performance

Saturday 17 June 2.30pm @ Johnsonville Library, 34 Moorefield Road

Celebrate Out on the Shelves at Johnsonville Library with the Glamaphones - facebook event page

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. They sing a range of music including pop, classical, spirituals, world, choral, musical, and jazz classics. Follow the Glamaphones on facebook or their website. Rehearsals on Thursdays 6.30pm (usually) at St Andrews on the Terrace.

Wellington Feminist Creative Community — Poetry Nights!.

Wellington Feminist Creative Community — Poetry Nights!

Tuesday 20 June at 7:30pm @ The Fringe Bar, Allen St.

The Wellington Feminist Creative Community brings you its monthly curated Poetry Night! Eight poets bring their finest and freshest work to Tuesday nights.

The Poetry Nights are a safe and inclusive place for people to express themselves and are mindful of the need to avoid transphobia, misogyny, racism and ableism. They seek to platform a diversity of voices from the glorious expanse that is Wellington's rainbow communities. New poets are always welcome ... more on facebook.

LGBTI history walk tours.

LGBTI history walk tours

The fabulous Carmen walk tour: tea, toasties and trade  - Saturday 1st July 1-2:30pm

This 90-minute community walk-tour traces Carmen’s Wellington years (1967-1980). Visit some of the remaining inner-city business locations and imagine some of those that are no longer here: Le Balcon, Carmen’s International Coffee Lounge, The Peacock, Cleopatra’s Coffee Lounge, Carmen’s Bazaar, The Gazebo massage parlour, The Cottage brothel and Carmen’s Curio Shop ... more
The walk is mainly on the flat using accessible public footpaths. It starts in Civic Square and ends in Upper Cuba Street. Book at www.taonga.nz/walktours. Share the facebook event page.

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. Usually held on the first Sunday of the month. They walk on flat, accessible public footpaths. Tours are limited to approximately 20 walkers.

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

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Taylor Swift Book Club.

Taylor Swift Book Club
 - a queer comedy cabaret

Thursday 24 August 7pm @ Circus Bar, 17b Allen St.

An interactive queer comedy cabaret featuring the music and lore of Taylor Alison Swift. Featuring local artists performing comedy, drag, burlesque, music, and presenting insane fan theories from the depths of the internet. The theme is Midnights so let’s make the friendship bracelets and make the whole place shimmer. When the show ends the dance floor opens ... more on facebook. Tickets from eventfinda - they're selling fast!


Same sex dancing classes

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.

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

Ivy Bar.

Ivy Bar and Cabaret

James Smiths Basement, 49 Cuba Street - ivybar.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

facebook and other social media groups

and no doubt there are many many more ...

Social sporty groups

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