WED 5 JULY, 7pm
Tickets: £7 / £5
Curious festival celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer cultures through the arts.
Phil Douglas is the Creative Producer of curious arts festival following a well received pilot festival in 2016, Curious festival returns with Northern Stage is curious as the launch of the five day 2017 programme.
Showcasing new performance and writing from across the North, the evening features an extract of Shorty by Hester Chillingworth, a work in progress sharing of Petrichor, a new work in development by ZENDEH, and a celebration showcase of New Writing North’s Proud Words LGBT+ reading and creative writing project for young people.
A post-show discussion follows the performances.
Running time: 1 hour 30 mins
Recommended Age 14+
Words Bare Exhibition
The Gillian Dickinson Gallery (downstairs by Stage 3)
The evening will also feature the launch of the Words Bare exhibition showcasing research-gathered comments and experiences the LGBTQ community still face in society today. The posters put LGBTQ social challenges into the limelight, and questions why these views are still very present today.
If you would like to learn more and contribute your own experiences to the project, go to www.sailcreative.co.uk
For curious festival full programme see www.curiousfestival.co.uk