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What's On In and Around Leigh

Today to Wed 1 Mar, closest first. Page 2

Gallifrey Cabaret

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Then take our hand and get ready to run! Jump aboard the queerest TARDIS in time and space for a night of cosmic drag and cabaret, all inspired by the greatest TV show in the universe – DOCTOR...
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Fri 10 Feb

Ladyfriends: Writing From LGBTQ+ History

LGBTQ+ history can be a goldmine of inspiration for new creative work - but where do you find it, and how do you tackle the ethical questions that come with making fictional work from real-life events?
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Fri 10 Feb

The Bitten Peach Presents: Peach Chutney

Come join the Peach Chutney Crew as we celebrate South Asian AWESOMENESS through the skies! * DING DONG * Calling all gorgeous passengers to the Queer Contact lounge as we prepare to jet you off on an epic airline voyage!
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 11 Feb

Outspoken

Join some of the North West's finest queer spoken word artists as Outspoken returns for a spellbinding evening of performance.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 11 Feb

Outspoken Poetry Workshop

Join one of the North West's finest poets for a workshop exploring queer joy. Meet other poets of all abilities and experiences, take part in writing activities and share your work ahead of the Outspoken evening event.
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 11 Feb

50 Things That Shaped Me with Fisayo Akinade

Actor and Contact Alumni Fisayo Akinade (Heartstopper, Cucumber) explores the many different elements that have influenced his life and career.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Sun 12 Feb

When All Is Said

What secrets would you tell a complete stranger? Contained within these new stories by Travis Alabanza, Felix Mufti-Wright, Octavia Nyombi, Ebun Sodipo and Campbell X, are secrets – and you’re invited to listen.
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA
Mon 13 Feb to Fri 17 Feb

An Audience with Milly-Liu

The one-man-cat-drag-late-night comedy show comes to Contact, Manchester, following its award-winning run at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The last chapter in the autobiography of infamous feline movie star Milly-Liu.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Thu 16 Feb

Grandmother's Closet

An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Thu 16 Feb

Lady Bushra: Robbed

Don't miss the chance to see the hilarious and iconic drag comedian Lady Bushra as this 'teenage' starlet takes you on quite the unique journey!
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Fri 17 Feb

Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister: You Keep Me Hangin' On

Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister present the most disappointing drag show you've ever seen! Breakout stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 2 (and the two most despised queens), Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister are trying to bring you the most...
CONTACT Oxford Rd Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 18 Feb

Dzifa: Watch Party

We are inviting audiences to join us on this intimate, rhythmic journey as we watch Dzifa, a short film directed by Savannah Acquah, and ask Queer Black artists to respond to a variety of the film's themes.
Contact Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Sat 18 Feb

Join our choir in Knutsford for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Knutsford for a FREE taster session If you are wanting to learn to sing you'll find a happy place with us in the Rock Choir. The Knutsford Rock Choir is led by local vocal tutor Kathryn Davies.
St John’s Parish Church, Church Hill, Knutsford WA16 6DH
Today, Mon 6 Feb, and more dates until Wed 22 Mar

Eric Lu, piano recital live in Parbold, Lancashire Sat 11 Feb 7.45pm

Eric Lu won First Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2018 and made his BBC Proms debut the following summer.
Parbold Village Hall 2 The Green WN8 7DN
Sat 11 Feb

Ghost Hunt & Hot Pot with Sefton Paranormal

See www.seftonparanormal.net for details
Heskin Hall , Wood Lane, Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 11 Feb

Cocktail & Cake Valentine Offer

#feelthelove with our #valentines offer - get cake and a cocktail or pint of beer each for 2 . #valentinespecial??
Heskin Hall. Wood Lane, Heskin , Chorley PR7 5PA
Sat 11 Feb and Sun 12 Feb

FREE taster session with the Middleton Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Middleton Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your friendly local Middleton choir is run by choir leader Xander-Jaymes Le Petit.
Alkrington & Providence United Reformed Church, Manchester New Road, Middleton, Greater Manchester M24 1LB
Today, Wed 8 Feb, and more dates until Wed 22 Mar

FREE taster session with the Wilmslow Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Wilmslow Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Wilmslow Rock Choir is led by local singing teacher Gina Blease.
Wilmslow Parish Hall, Cliff Road, Wilmslow SK9 4AA
Today, Wed 8 Feb, and more dates until Wed 22 Mar

Friendly Fridays

Friendly Fridays is an multi-generational community drop in. Inside you’ll find, well a big lounge really full of the things you might find in a family home.
Rose Walker Community Centre, Essex Avenue, Stockport SK3 0JA
Fri 3 Feb, Fri 10 Feb, Fri 17 Feb, Fri 24 Feb, Fri 3 Mar

Tea Dance

An afternoon of sequence dancing led by Twilight Diamonds Dance Club. Free tea, coffee & biscuits all provided. ADM £4.50pp
Halewood Leisure Centre, Baileys lane Liverpool L26 0TY
Mon 6 Feb, Mon 13 Feb, Mon 20 Feb, Mon 27 Feb, Mon 6 Mar

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