Polari Literary Salon

York Literature Festival 2020 POLARI LITERARY SALON London’s award-winning LGBT+ literary salon comes to York Literature Festival. Founded in 2007 by author Paul Burston, Polari showcases the best in emerging and established LGBT+ literary talent. This event is programmed and…

York LGBT+ Monthly Book Club

Our monthly LGBT+ Book Club meets again on Tuesday 3 March at The Portal Bookshop! 🌈📚 This month’s book is Juno Dawson’s ‘The Gender Games: The Problem with Men and Women, from Someone Who Has Been Both’ – a fantastic,…

Drag Bingo, Comedy and Cabaret

Come join us for a bingo night with a twist. The Family Shambles presents, a drag comedy night to remember. Join us for our inaugural show! Comedy Bingo, fun prizes, music, performances and a venue that is to die for!…

First Time

Can you remember your first time? Nathaniel can’t seem to forget his. To be fair, he has had it playing on repeat for the last 15 years. Now the party is over, the balloons have all burst and he’s left…

York LGBT Pride Festival 2020

Join us at The Knavesmire between 1pm and 7pm for a fantastic and colourful afternoon of free family-friendly entertainment on-stage, plus a funfair and over 100 stalls, including food outlets, community stalls and a fully-licensed bar.

York LGBT+ History Month

Over 30 LGBT+ Events taking place in York from 31st January 2020 until 26th March 2020. Any questions relating to individual events should be direct to the event organiser.

Pride: From Stonewall to the Present

Matthew Todd, multi award-winning author of ‘Pride’ and ‘Straight Jacket’ and former editor of Attitude magazine, tells the story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement and talks about his own work in the LGBTQ community over the last 25 years. This…

York LGBT+ Monthly Book Club

York Pride is launching a new LGBT+ Book Club (18+) in partnership with The Portal Bookshop, meeting on the first Wednesday of every month. Our first meeting will be on Wednesday 5 February at Spark and the first book is…