Posts Tagged ‘Queer’

Over the Rainbow

The Warhol Gallery at the Whitworth is just a wall of sound, amorphous and hard to discern.  There is an X on the floor in front of the set; when it is vacant you walk up and hand in your ‘admit one’ ticket.  FK Alexander prepares to one side, puts on her red shoes, her… Continue Reading →


As part of Queer Contact, 201 Dance Company present Smother: Can you stay true to yourself, when everything suggests you change? … A story of two men’s broken encounter. Performed by seven dancers and backed by a beautiful soundtrack, this is an impressive production. It’s apt that for Valentine’s night the focus is on love and relationships.  Comprised of a… Continue Reading →

Queer Contact Festival 2017

From 10 to 18 February, Queer Contact Festival returns to Manchester.  2017 marks both the 60th anniversary of the Wolfenden Report, and the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality.  All this against a political backdrop that threatens to challenge the inclusiveness and tolerance of recent years. The Festival boasts an impressive line up. Le… Continue Reading →