Dublin Pride 2015, whats on, and where.

EVENT PROGRAMME
All events are listed below. To jump to a specific day just click on the calendar.

Thursday 11th of June
Art Gallery Opening & Soapbox Sessions (Trans-Fusion)
TENI proudly open the art gallery and showcase the fabulous work of our very talented community. We will also be joined by brave and gifted individuals who will share their experiences through engaging performance and discussion in our Soapbox Sessions.
7:30 pm Free Chocolate Factory, King’s Inns Street, Dublin 1

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Friday 12th of June
Community Reception with Dr Lydia Foy (Trans-Fusion)
Honouring Dr Lydia Foy, a trailblazer and legend. Lydia has fought for more than twenty years to be legally recognised and we will come together to honour her and celebrate how far we’ve come as a community.
7:30 pm Free Chocolate Factory, King’s Inns Street, Dublin 1

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Saturday 13th of June
Feel Good Series
Workshops and talks about mindfulness.
11:00 am Free The Red Room, OutHouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

Societies Day
An annual networking event for LGBT groups and societies to meet, chat and get to know the community.
11:00 am Free OutHouse Cafe, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

Soapbox Session
A showcase session highlighting mental health issues, with story-telling, performance and entertainment.
2:00 pm Free The Theatre, OutHouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

‘Gotta Get It Out Of My Head’ Eclectic Arts and Performance Show (Trans-Fusion)
Back for a 3rd year, this event should not be missed. Spend the evening basking in the talents of our community. From singer songwriters to opera singers, poets to thespians. We have something for everyone.
7:30 pm Free Chocolate Factory, King’s Inns Street, Dublin 1

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Sunday 14th of June
Picnic in the Park in Phoenix Park (Trans-Fusion)
Wind down after this exciting weekend with old and new friends. Meet at the car park at the Papal Cross.
2:00 pm Free Papal Cross, Phoenix Park.

Pre-Pride Warm Up
Born to Burn Productions presents Bittersweet – six new short plays by women writers.
7:30 pm See link www.borntoburnproductions.com/bittersweet/ticket-sales
The Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

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Thursday 18th of June
Joe Lycett Plus Guests
If comedy is a circus, Joe Lycett is rising to become the ringmaster, entertaining audiences around the world with a balanced blend of easy-going charisma and impeccable timing. With recent appearances on such television powerhouses as ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’, ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’ and ‘The Apprentice: You’re Fired!’ behind him, it’s fair to say that Joe’s unique brand of banter will bring out laughs you didn’t know you had in you.
7:00 pm €26 www.laughterlounge.com
The Laughter Lounge, 6 Eden Quay, Dublin 1.

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Friday 19th of June
Launch of Speaking Volumes

6:00 pm Free OutHouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

Dublin LGBTQ Pride Gala Opening with Senator David Norris
Join us for our opening event; Dublin Pride board member Aoife O’Driscoll in coversation with Senator Norris about the past, present and future of LGBTQ life. An evening of reminiscences, laughter and music to kick of our festival with a flourish. With music from Gloria DLGC and other guests. Join us at the theatre bar for a drink before the event
7:00 pm Free www.dublinpride.ie
O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College, Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1.

Dublin Pride Run
Our City, Our Park, Our Pride. Walk, jog or run in the fourth Dublin Pride Run sponsored by Arthur Cox & Citi, in support of BeLonGTo. The Dublin Pride Run is a summer fun run in the park, which is open to everyone, and covers a distance of 5km.
7:30 pm €20 www.dublinfrontrunners.ie/wp/index.php/pride-run/
Phoenix Park (Acres Road)

The Official Dublin Pride Launch Party
Celebrating 30 years supporting the community, we launch our festivities at one of Dublin’s most iconic nightspots. We will be joined by Irish Meteor Award winner Luan Parle, to launch her new single “Roll the Dice” (EDM mix) with a special Pride performance.
10:00 pm www.thegeorge.ie
The George, Georges Street, Dublin 2

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Saturday 20th of June
Free HIV and STI Screening
Get yourself tested for FREE this Pride season with this incredibly handy outreach service.
1:30 pm Free www.outhouse.ie
OutHouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1

Film Qlub Screening – PARIAH
Dir. Dee Rees, 2011. English, starring Adepero Oruye and Kim Wayans. Presented by the Dublin Film Qlub, screening monthly LGBTQ films in Dublin since 2009. Day membership costs €8 (free tea & coffee), available at the door.
2:30 pm €8 www.filmqlub.com
The New Theatre, 43 Essex Street East, Dublin 2.

Geared Ireland Pride Night
Geared Ireland is Ireland’s Leather, Rubber & Fetish Club. In the spirit of inclusiveness we are inviting all member of the LGBT community and their friends to join us in Fibbers for this special occasion. The Usual dress code applies but for this one special night we are adding – all the colours of the Rainbow!
9:30 pm €5 in before 10pm, €10 thereafter. www.gearedireland.com
Fibber Magees, 80 Parnell Street, Dublin 1

Saturgays Does Pride
Join Veda and Davina for a special Pride edition of this fabulous clubnight.
10:00 pm €10 www.thegeorge.ie
The George, Dublin 2

Meat Street
Francois Sagat and Jonathan Best in a live show.
11:00 pm €10 (Entry to club only, no show); €15 Pre-sale ticket for VIP wristband, €20 door price Break for the Border, Lower Stephen Street, Dublin 2

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Sunday 21st of June
Sunday Service with Dublin LGBTQ Pride
Dublin’s Unitarian Church is pleased to welcome Dublin LGBTQ Pride and Director Ciaran McKinney to our Sunday service, as part of the 2015 festival. Ciaran will light the chalice candle, and take part in our ceremony to celebrate the diversity of our gathering. The Unitarian Church welcomes eveeyone, of every faith and none, regardless of background or orientation Join our service or drop in any time
11:00 am Free www.dublinunitarianchurch.org
Dublin Unitarian Church, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Dublin Pride Dog Show
Pooches on Parade, with special guest judges.
2:00 pm Free Fairview Park, Dublin 3

Pride Bingo
Join Shirley Temple Bar and her crew for the Pride Bingo Bonanza.
9:00 pm €5 www.thegeorge.ie
The George, Georges Street, Dublin 2.

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Monday 22nd of June
Speaking Volumes (HIV)
Join us in The OutHouse on Capel Street for ‘Speaking Volumes’, a storytelling project sharing the experiences of people living with HIV, that aims to increase understanding about the condition.
11:00 am www.speakingvolumesproject.org
OutHouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1

The Laramie Project: Acting Out
Dublin’s LGBT community drama group present the story of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay student, was tortured and left to die, tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming.
7:30 pm €10 www.actingout.ticketleap.com/laramie
The Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1.

Win, Lose or Drag Pride Edition
Phil T Gorgeous and Bunny host an evening of glamourous game show classics, with a chance to win drinks and fabulous prizes
8:00 pm www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

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Tuesday 23rd of June
Dublin LGBTQ Pride Political Debate: “The Future is Equal? Maintaining the Momentum in Post-Referendum Ireland”
LGBT activist Adam Long chairs a cross-party panel debate.
6:00 pm Pearse Street Library, 142 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

BelongTo Over 18’s
This group is for LGBT young people aged 18 – 23 from Dublin and surrounding areas, its a social space to come and make some new friends and have a bit of craic.
6:00 pm Free www.BelongTo.org
Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.

Inverse: An Evening of LGBT Writing
A night of readings from LGBT writers – participants read their pieces.
6:00 pm Free TBD, check back here closer to event.

The Laramie Project: Acting Out
Dublin’s LGBT community drama group present the story of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay student, was tortured and left to die, tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming.
7:30 pm €10 www.actingout.ticketleap.com/laramie
The Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1.

The Ruby Sessions
The Ruby Sessions, now celerating their 16th year, bring four diverse acts to Dublin LGBTQ Pride.
9:00 pm Doyle’s, College Green, Dublin 2.

The Dolly Grip Show
The legendary Dolly Grip takes over the main stage of The George with her brand new show.
9:00 pm www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

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Wednesday 24th of June
IndividualiTy
IndividualiTy is a social group for young trans people and those questioning their gender identity. It aims to provide a safe, positive and fun space where trans youth can relax, be themselves and make friends.
5:30 pm Free www.BelongTo.org
Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.

A Pride to Remember
Activist and curator of the Irish Queer Archive, Tonie Walsh charts the history of the LGBTQ Pride movement in Ireland, from the 1970’s and onwards, in words and pictures. This whistle-stop tour of the highs and lows, the wonderful and the bizarre was one of our most popular events in 2014, and we are delighted that Tonie is returning. If you missed it last year, be sure to catch it this time!
6:00 pm Free Pearse Street Library, 142 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

Children 404
Join us in the Irish Film Institute for this eye opening documentary on Russia’s LGBT youth. This film is presented by the National LGBT Federation.
6:30 pm €10 www.ifibooking.ie
Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

The Laramie Project: Acting Out
Dublin’s LGBT community drama group present the story of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay student, was tortured and left to die, tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming.
7:30 pm €10 www.actingout.ticketleap.com/laramie
The Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1.

Space N’Veda Presents Strictly Come Pole Dancing – Pride Edition
Fantastical feats and jaw-dropping dance moves with host Lady Veda and special guests.
9:00 pm www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

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Thursday 25th of June
The Ladyirds LBT Women’s Peer Group
The Ladybirds is a group for young Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender women in Dublin aged 14 – 23 years of age.
6:00 pm Free www.BelongTo.org
Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2

Dublin LGBTQ Pride Ceremony of Love and Remembrence
Join us as we remember our loved ones and community members this Pride season who are no longer with us.
6:00 pm Free Fairview Park, Dublin 3.

New Age Drag Night
This event looks at the issues that the transgender community face on a daily basis around the world. Focusing on the non-binary gender groups and the difficulties faced in the community.
6:30 pm €5 FilmBase, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

The Al Porter Experience
He’s unstoppable! Following a phenomenal run at Dublin’s Vicar Street, Ireland’s 22 year old King of Camp mixes effortless charm and a sharp wit in a Dublin Pride special.
7:00 pm €26 www.laughterlounge.com
The Laughter Lounge, 6 Eden Quay, Dublin 1

The Laramie Project: Acting Out
Dublin’s LGBT community drama group present the story of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay student, was tortured and left to die, tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming.
7:30 pm €10 www.actingout.ticketleap.com/laramie
The Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1.

Davina’s Thirsty Thursday
Live from The George, the glamorous Davina presents her special Pride Thirsty Thursday. Not to be missed!
8:00 pm www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

GAZE Film Festival – Dublin Pride Screening
A special one-off screening in collaboration with the GAZE film festival � details of the film to be shown will be confirmed here closer to the screening. Keep an eye on this page or the GAZE website for more as we get it.
9:00 pm www.gaze.ie
Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.

Dublin Bears Welcome Night
Dublin Bear’s would like to welcome their furry friends from at home and abroad to their annual Thursday night Pride Welcome party in Bridie’s Bar/The George. From 10pm ’til late, hosted as-ever by the bear’s favourite aunty El Styra, there’ll be synthpop in the speakers and man-scent in the air – not to mention a few tattooed muscular barmen serving beers. Girls welcome too!
10:00 pm Free www.dublinbears.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

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Friday 26th of June
The Laramie Project: Acting Out
Dublin’s LGBT community drama group present the story of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard, a 21 year old gay student, was tortured and left to die, tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming.
7:30 pm €10 www.actingout.ticketleap.com/laramie
The Teacher’s Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1.

Pre-Dyke Night Gathering
Come along for a pre-party to one of Dublin LGBTQ Pride’s biggest events.
8:00 pm Free The Front Lounge, 33-34 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.

Night Trap Tenterhooks
Record Store Gay & Little Gem Records present a night of electronic beats in celebration of independent music & Pride.
8:00 pm www.littlegem.ie
5 Cavendish Row, Dublin 1.

Thank Bridie’s it’s Pride!
Come to Dublin’s longest established and most legendary gay haunt for the best pre-parade party in town! With VJ El Styra on the decks playing all your favourite videos on three screens from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and beyond.
9:00 pm Free www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

Dyke Night 2015
Dyke Night 2015 will be a visual spectacular, of live music, entertainment, cabaret and Dj Epicness. Featuring International Pride stars Harmonee, Dj Glamo , Dj Ruth, Manuel hung, Dahlia Dubh, The Sensationals, Calamity sparks, The Melted lady, Shir Madness and a whole host of others. Join us as we have all 3 Stages of the Academy absolutely brimming with pride. You can book your tickets online below.
9:00 pm €15 www.dublinpride.ie/tickets-now-on-sale-for-dyke-night-2015/
The Academy, Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1

Dublin Bear Pride – Kylie Tribute
You’ll be spinning around from this Bear-illiant (see what we did there!) Kylie tribute show. Part of the Dublin Bears Pride celebrations!
9:30 pm Free www.dublinbears.ie
Oscars, Christchurch, Dublin 8.

Glitterbomb Pride Special
There will be a rainbow of sparkle at Glitterbomb! Our sexy Glitterati dancers will keep you on the dance floor till well into the wee hours! Please check out our website for more information.
10:00 pm www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

Euphoria
This year we bring you the best ever EUPHORIA to date with a top class dance Production together with enhanced visuals, the famous Button Factory sound and lights system plus a twist to our party to leave us as always cutting edge catering for all. News will follow soon of these further amazing changes never seen at our party before. Resident DJ Arthuro Cavalli will once again thrill and entertain you with his fashinista super spinning to start off what promises to be the night of the year.
11:00 pm Online €12, Door €15 www.euphoriaclubdublin.com
The Button Factory, Templebar, Dublin 2.

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Saturday 27th of June – Pride Day 2015
Profile Pink Champagne Breakfast
PROFILE have teamed up with Boteco Brazil to bring you together on the morning of Dublin Pride to enjoy a delicious breakfast and to start your day of celebration with a nice glass of PINK CHAMPAGNE. Get your fill of a hot Irish Breakfast, pastries or be healthy with our fruit selection, just make sure you have eaten the most important meal of the day before your long day of festivities. BUBBLES DARLING, BUBBLES!
9:00 am €10 Boteco Brazil, 6 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin 1.

Whitefriar Grill Pride Brunch
For the third year running Whitefriar Grill hosts pre-Pride brunch from 10:30am with DJ Ruth and special guests. Book early as this is the fabest brunch in town with a wig on it.
10:30 am Menu on website www.whitefriargrill.ie
16 Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

Champagne Breakfast at OutHouse
Join us in OutHouse for a wonderful start to your 2015 Pride Day celebrations.
11:00 am www.outhouse.ie
105 Capel Street, Dublin 1

BelongTo Non-Alchoholic Breakfast
BeLonG To Youth Service, Non Alcoholic Breakfast is now in its 4th Year. Every year it keeps getting bigger, 2014, over 75 LGBT Youths engaged within the event. It great healthy way to start the Pride Celebrations.
11:00 am www.BelongTo.org
Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.

T(ea) with TENI
Join TENI for pre-parade tea and cake celebrations!
11:30 am www.teni.ie
The Church, Jervis Street, Dublin 1

Baby Pride
Best Pride costumes in the spirit of equality – the future is equal! Continue the spirit of the yes vote. Come to the parade with your kid to help celebrate this event. We want come up with the best pride costume for baby’s and kids you can. So color, gilter, and rainbows. Go wide and let’s so our support.
12:00 pm Free Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Bear Parade Bus for Dublin LGBTQ Pride
All aboard the Big Bear Bus; join in the Dublin Pride Parade with the Dublin Bears.
1:00 pm Free. www.dublinbears.ie
Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Dublin LGBTQ Pride Parade 2015
Assembling from 12pm Parade begins at 1.30pm Our annual parade is the centrepiece of the entire 10 day festival. The 2015 parade promises to be the largest ever LGBTQ parade in Irish history so it is not to be missed. The parade is a celebration of the rich diversity of the LGBTQ community in Dublin, Ireland and the world, with an expanded arts, social and cultural content.
1:30 pm Free www.dublinpride.ie
Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Pride Saturday at The George
After you have finished marching in the Pride parade join us for our Pride Celebrations, with a multitude of DJ’s, special acts and performers there’s nowhere else you would rather be! Lets make this year bigger and better than ever before! Please check out our website for further information.
2:00 pm Free www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

Panti’s All-Day Street Party
Celebrate Dublin LGBTQ Pride 2015 with an amazing all-day street party with Ireland’s absolute favourite Drag Queen.
2:00 pm Free www.pantibar.ie
Pantibar, Capel Street, Dublin 1.

GOLD Post Parade Party
A post-parade get-together (alchohol free).
3:00 pm Free OutHouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

Pride Bukkake
Bukkake always has something for everyone, so wether you’re a Club Kid, hipster bear, twink, trainee, tweaker, cub, otter, chaser, boy, girl, lesbotronic, queen, drag king, queer, puff or a downright durty FAG, we will see you ALL on the dancefloor, or hanging on for dear life outside in the lane, where the real party happens!! 🙂 Dj’s all day, BBQ in the lane with extra bars.
4:00 pm Free until 8pm www.facebook.com/BukkakeDublin
4 Dame Lane, Dublin 2.

Dublin Bear Pride Party
Get your party paws in the air for our post parade party, featuring DJ EL Styra.
4:00 pm Free www.dublinbears.ie
Nealon’s, Capel Street, Dublin 1.

El Styra’s Pop Party
El Styra will be wheeling her annual Pride Pop Party (and herself) back to Little Strand Street – opposite Pantibar and adjacent to Jack Nealon’s – for a fifth anniversary night of camp classics, craic with the crowd and later, possibly, some Irish dancing to Diana Ross…before the helicopters start hovering overhead. For bears, cubs, butch girls, their admirers and anyone else who worships trashy pop it’s sure to be a shindig worth remembering!
5:00 pm Free Little Strand Street, Dublin 1.

Pride Mother
Details have yet to be announced. Keep an eye on their website or right here for the full announcement.
7:00 pm www.motherclub.ie
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Dragged Up Pride Special with Max
Join us for our amazing Pride Celebrations featuring Max straight from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7.
7:00 pm €15 + booking fee Break for the Border, Stephen Street Lower, Dublin 2.

Klub Pink
Klub Pink After Parade Drag King Show and Disco. This is a women only event.
8:30 pm €5 Slattery’s, Capel Street Dublin 1.

Dublin Bear Pride Lady GaGa Tribute
Bears and Lady Gaga – Set your Poker Face to Stunned cos this is definitely not a Bad Romance.
9:30 pm Free www.dublinbears.ie
Oscars, Christchurch, Dublin 8.

Profile’s Pre-Circuit Pride Party
The world’s BIGGEST Gay Clubbing Festival, Circuit Festival is coming to Dublin. On June 27th 2015 PROFILE will host Matinee’s Pre Circuit Festival Party at The Palace Nightclub. Not only is the venue name (The Palace) fit for Queens and Kings but we have a ROYAL DJ line up also. Get more information on our website.
10:00 pm Tickets start at €12, more info on website. www.profiledublin.com
The Palace, Camden Street, Dublin 2.

Crush Girl Club Pride Party
Dublin’s hottest girlclub, Crush, in association with Club Vitae & Uber, brings you the Pride party to end all Pride parties at Bad Bobs, Temple Bar. You want tunes? We got tunes! Classic Crush tunes on three fun-packed floors and that crafty Bitches Be Crazy crew rockin’ it on the roof-garden. More information on our website.
10:00 pm €10 + booking fee www.crushgirlclub.com
Bad Bob’s, 35-37 Essex Street East.

Daddi Pride
DADDi Presents CONSTRUCTION (Lisbon) @ Turks Head. Join us for The BIGGEST Bear party EVER! 4X Areas. 5x DJ’s (2 x International DJ’s) DJ Erik Lopez, International DJ William Sizen Bell, DADDi DJ SteoDub, DADDi DJ Gerry M, Intro DJ Dave Mladi. WRISTBANDS on Sale Now in Basic Instincts Dublin for �15 Presale!
10:00 pm €15 Turks Head, Dublin 2.

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Sunday 28th of June
Dublin LGBTQ Pride Closing Ceremony – Awards & Bingo
Join us for the closing ceremony to what hopes to be the biggest Dublin LGBTQ Pride ever! Fun and festivities with bingo from 8pm
8:00 pm Free www.thegeorge.ie
The George, George’s Street, Dublin 2.

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