Contact's commitment to LGBT Arts
As part of Contact's ongoing commitment to diversity, Queer Contact develops work and presents events throughout the year, for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) communities of Greater Manchester.
Contact has supported the development of new work by the likes of Amy Lamé, BadCheck Productions, Cheryl Martin, Chris Hoyle, DawN Crandell, Debs Gatenby, Dominic Berry, J.Fergus Evans, Joey Hateley, Mother's Ruin, Qasim Riza Shaheen, and much more.
Each February, as part of LGBT History Month, this programming converges in a week-long series of events featuring the best performance, music, spoken word, and theatre with local young people and performers interacting with the best UK and international talent.
Queer Contact 2014 will take place 6-15 February 2014 and will feature Opera North and The Tiger Lillies, Joey Arias, Jackie Kay, Craig Hill, The House of Suarez Vogue Ball, My Bad Sister, exhibitions from Pam Van-Damned and Ian Brooke, plus much more.
Full listings can be found here.
Queer Contact 2014 is supported by The Granada Foundation, Cake Tin Foundation, Manchester Pride, Apples and Snakes, and Cornerhouse Micro-commissions.
Queer Contact 2014 Media Partners are DIVA, Gay Times, OutNorthwest, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, Canal Street and Gaydio.
For more information, interviews, pictures and press tickets please contact Kate Gambrell, Head of Marketing and Communications on 0161 274 0605 or firstname.lastname@example.org