Rainbow groups and activities

Leather and Lace.

The Glamaphones Choir: Leather and Lace concert

Thursday 24 June 5pm @ St Andrew's on The Terrace

Leather and Lace is a journey through the modern musical era, the synthesis of hard and soft; from smoke-filled cabaret dens to glam rock stadiums.
The Glamaphones will take you on a ride, exploring the diversity across pop music as a reflection of the diversity within our community. There will be tender moments and there will be elements of extreme extroversion. And underlying all this is the ongoing theme of struggle for empowerment through song ... more on the facebook event page.

Leather and Lace in Palmerston North

Saturday 26 June 5pm @ the Globe Theatre, 312 Main St

See the facebook event page - tickets from nz.patronbase.com

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.

Wellington Pride AGM.

Wellington Pride Annual General Meeting

Sunday 20 June 11am @ Thistle Hall

Would you like to join Wellington Pride’s Board of Directors?
Go to their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to have your say on who should help build the Wellington Pride Festival 2022.
All are welcome, whether you’re applying for a role or just interested in asking questions and voicing your vision for the coming year. More info on the facebook event page

LGBTI history walk tours.

LGBTI history walk tours: Violet Tour

Sunday 4 July 1-2:30pm

Learn about homosexual law reform in the 1970s and 80s, the beginnings of rainbow radio broadcasting, faith communities' relationship with rainbow people, imprisonment on Matiu Somes Island and a WW1 same-sex love story. Most of the walk is on the flat using accessible public footpaths (an alternative fully accessible route is available if required).

The walk is free but please register at www.taonga.nz/walktours
Starts: Thorndon Area (exact location will given in the confirmation email).

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.

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


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.

School's out.

School's Out

School's Out provides a safe, inclusive, social and support space for Queer* and questioning youth in the Wellington region.
Visit their facebook page for more info.

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.

facebook and other social media groups

and no doubt there are many many more ...

Social sporty groups

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