We can’t wait to celebrate queer culture with a lineup of the UK’s most extraordinary LGBTQ+ talent. Learn all about our flagship queer arts festival below, and secure your tickets today!
House of Suarez: The Disco Ball | 4 Feb 2023
First up, we have House of Suarez’s DISCO BALL taking its legendary centre-stage spot. Get your dancing shoes on, and we’ll see you at the ball.
The Cocoa Butter Club | 9 Feb 2023
Next, The Cocoa Butter Club are here to moisturise a dry and dusty performance scene by showcasing Queer performers of colour!
Gallifrey Cabaret | 10 Feb 2023
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 WHO.
The Bitten Peach: Peach Chutney | 11 Feb 2023
Calling all gorgeous passengers to the Queer Contact lounge as we prepare to jet you off on an epic airline voyage! Your Sexy, Silly, Sassy & South Asian flight crew are ready to cater to your every need.
Outspoken |11 Feb 2023
Join some of the North West’s finest queer spoken word artists as Outspoken returns for a spellbinding evening of performance.
50 Things That Shaped Me with Fisayo Akinade | 12 Feb 2023
Join Fisayo Akinade as he shares 50 things that shaped him in conversation with Contact Artistic Director and CEO Keisha Thompson, as part of Contact’s 50th-anniversary celebrations.
Grandmother’s Closet | 16 Feb 2023
Join Luke Hereford (he/they) on a journey of queer self-discovery through the glamorous spirit of his Nan, all to the tune of Madonna, Kylie, Kate Bush and his favourite pop divas.
An Audience with Milly-Liu | 16 Feb 2023
The cat’s out of the bag and Milly-Liu is ready to spill the beans on all your favourite celebrity pussies. She’s worked with the best of them, and been to bed with the rest of them! Come join her (if you dare), but be warned, she’ll throw you around like a half-dead mouse.
Lady Bushra: Robbed | 17 Feb 2023
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! Hailed from the ‘exotic land of Bradford’ Bushra is your South Asian ‘Karen’ so get ready to hear her unique take on how everything is anybody’s fault but hers.
GINNY LEMON AND SISTER SISTER | 18 Feb 2023
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 disappointing drag show you’ve ever seen!