The Friendliest Drag Show
Sep
21
9:00 PM21:00

The Friendliest Drag Show

Kelly Fornia presents: The Friendliest Drag Show!

Our community is one big family and we all support and help each other in any way we can! This brand new annual show is a show dedicated to raising funds for local queer charity/organisations! This year we will be raising funds for Outerspaces!

OuterSpaces - Te Kete o Te Kāhui - is a registered charitable trust in New Zealand, which operates as the parent organisation for three LGBTQI+ youth groups based in Wellington, School’s Out, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand.

An incredible selection of Wellington's local drag talent will be putting on some spectacular performances for you to enjoy as we raise money for an incredible cause!

Our stunning line up consists of:

Pamela Hancock
Cordelia Confection
Maria Richman
Violet Tendencies
Bete Noir
Amy Thurst
Daya T
Juniper Gin
Mz Trzz Raegina
Carolina Bun
Vixie
Heppa T. Ass
Carrie Cature
Desirée Noctis
Alice Knightmare

and your MC for the event, Mx Capital Drag 2018 Kelly Fornia.

General Admission: $20
Seating is first come first serve! Doors open at 8pm with the shows starting at 9pm.

Snatch up your tickets and come along to help us raise funds for an amazing local organisation.
Please contact Kelly at kellyfornianz@gmail.com for any enquiries.

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Coven: A Party For Women & Gender Minorities
Nov
24
2:00 PM14:00

Coven: A Party For Women & Gender Minorities

… something wicked this way comes.

Gather around the cauldron, witches, because COVEN is back. It’s a sapphic seance, a butch bewitching, a homosexual hexing. COVEN is a big queer hangout for women and gender minorities, featuring devilishly good music, delicious potions and spellbinding tunes all night. It’s a gathering; a space to relax, bond, cast a curse or two or dance up a storm for the goddesses. So come make some magic with in 2019 at Ivy. You’ll be charmed, I’m sure.

Just koha on the door!

COVEN is a party for queer women and gender minorities. If those words don’t describe you, we kindly ask that perhaps you consider not attending this event. Let’s keep this night a safe, inviting community event for those who need it. Please get in touch with any questions or queries.

A ‘Cloak Check’ will be available to keep your robes, brooms and paraphernalia safe throughout for just $2.

Please note! The event space is located down two flights of stairs, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out.

OuterSpaces will be collecting funds and donations on Coat Check.

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Coven: A Party For Women & Gender Minorities
Aug
11
12:00 PM12:00

Coven: A Party For Women & Gender Minorities

… something wicked this way comes.

Gather around the cauldron, witches, because COVEN is back. It’s a sapphic seance, a butch bewitching, a homosexual hexing. COVEN is a big queer hangout for women and gender minorities, featuring devilishly good music, delicious potions and spellbinding tunes all night. It’s a gathering; a space to relax, bond, cast a curse or two or dance up a storm for the goddesses. So come make some magic with in 2019 at Ivy. You’ll be charmed, I’m sure.

Just koha on the door!

COVEN is a party for queer women and gender minorities. If those words don’t describe you, we kindly ask that perhaps you consider not attending this event. Let’s keep this night a safe, inviting community event for those who need it. Please get in touch with any questions or queries.

A ‘Cloak Check’ will be available to keep your robes, brooms and paraphernalia safe throughout for just $2.

Please note! The event space is located down two flights of stairs, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out.

OuterSpaces will be collecting funds and donations on Coat Check.

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Fabulunch 2019!
Aug
3
12:30 PM12:30

Fabulunch 2019!

FABULUNCH RETURNS!!

A fun and lively fundraiser for OuterSpaces - Te Kete o Te Kāhui - the umbrella group for Naming NZ, School's Out, Tranzform. Two previous events raised a total of $7,000 to help support their work.

The LUNCH
Tickets are $35 for an adult meal, and $15 per child aged 15 and under. Meals include salads and breads for the table and a choice of Italian main dishes. Dietary requirements can be catered for in ordering on the day. Desserts and all drinks can be bought as extras and paid for on the day.

Just 100 tickets available so get yours soon as this event does sell out. If you'd like to donate towards other community members attending or OuterSpaces having a group table, just message me.

EMAIL Jac Lynch mojojack964@gmail.com for ticket payment info.

The FAB
A fantastic raffle that raises the funds. If you would like to offer a prize for the raffle please message me. All donations will be acknowledged loudly and proudly unless otherwise requested.

The FABULOUS
Entertainers from the rainbow community. If you'd like to perform in support of this event please message me. The line-up will be publicised as acts are confirmed.

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Yesterday Screening: An OuterSpaces Fundraiser!
Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

Yesterday Screening: An OuterSpaces Fundraiser!

Help us raise money for a great cause...and watch a hilarious film while you do it!

OuterSpaces operates as the parent organisation for three rainbow youth groups based in Wellington: School’s Out, Tranzform and Naming New Zealand. Join us and support local queer rangatahi at this screening of YESTERDAY by the wonderful Danny Boyle.
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After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation with a little help from his agent.

We can't wait to see you there!

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Rocketman - Naming NZ Fundraiser
Jun
3
6:00 PM18:00

Rocketman - Naming NZ Fundraiser

Rocketman is the biopic of Elton John's life starring the amazing Taron Egerton as Elton. What more perfect end to the Queen's birthday weekend than celebrating the life of a famous queen? Check out the trailer here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpOGT3GTO84

As per usual we'd love to see you all there!
Message the page to secure your tickets! Tickets are $25 each (or more if you are feeling rich) and we aim to have a raffle available on the night.

If you can't make it but would like to make a donation to support the trans and non binary young people any way feel free to do that - our bank account is 38-9017-0285015-05

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School's Out - Lower Hutt
Apr
11
8:00 AM08:00

School's Out - Lower Hutt

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - CBD
Apr
10
8:00 AM08:00

School's Out - CBD

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - Lower Hutt
Apr
4
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - Lower Hutt

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - CBD
Apr
3
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - CBD

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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Coven: A Party For Women & Gender Minorities
Mar
31
1:00 PM13:00

Coven: A Party For Women & Gender Minorities

… something wicked this way comes.

Gather around the cauldron, witches, because COVEN is back. It’s a sapphic seance, a butch bewitching, a homosexual hexing. COVEN is a big queer hangout for women and gender minorities, featuring devilishly good music, delicious potions and spellbinding tunes all night. It’s a gathering; a space to relax, bond, cast a curse or two or dance up a storm for the goddesses. So come make some magic with in 2019 at Ivy. You’ll be charmed, I’m sure.

Just koha on the door!

COVEN is a party for queer women and gender minorities. If those words don’t describe you, we kindly ask that perhaps you consider not attending this event. Let’s keep this night a safe, inviting community event for those who need it. Please get in touch with any questions or queries.

A ‘Cloak Check’ will be available to keep your robes, brooms and paraphernalia safe throughout for just $2.

Please note! The event space is located down two flights of stairs, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out.

OuterSpaces will be collecting funds and donations on Coat Check.

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School's Out - Lower Hutt
Mar
28
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - Lower Hutt

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - CBD
Mar
27
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - CBD

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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The Glamaphones: Greatest Hits Volume II: 2015-2018
Mar
22
12:00 PM12:00

The Glamaphones: Greatest Hits Volume II: 2015-2018

Wellington’s rainbow choir brings you a special “best of” line up to celebrate the Capital hosting the World ILGA Conference.

This programme is packed with fan favourites, drawing on songs we’ve performed over the past four years under Musical Director Rachel Hyde. There will be something for everyone: from Gareth Farr’s “During These Days” (performed at Parliament to mark the 30th anniversary of homosexual law reform), to Don McGlashan’s “Anchor Me” and “Bathe In the River” (arranged for our Homegrown set performed at the 2018 Sydney Mardi Gras), and “This Is Me” (a highlight from our November 2018 Out and Loud and Proud concert previously performed with Island Bay Primary School “Glama-kids”).

Join us for a great evening of queer music followed by light refreshments.

The Glamaphones is an all-inclusive rainbow choir based at St Andrews on the Terrace. We rehearse on Thursdays from 6.30 to 8.30pm. No auditions required.

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School's Out - Lower Hutt
Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - Lower Hutt

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - CBD
Mar
20
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - CBD

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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If Beale Street Could Talk - NamingNZ Fundraiser
Mar
19
11:00 AM11:00

If Beale Street Could Talk - NamingNZ Fundraiser

"In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit."

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Out in the Park 2019
Mar
17
3:30 AM03:30

Out in the Park 2019

OuterSpaces will be hosting a stall this year. Come say hi to the team!

“We’re excited to be to welcoming our extended queer whanau, and members of the LGBTTQIAF+ community from all around the world, attending the ILGA World Conference at the Michael Fowler Centre.

Out in the Park is Wellington's Queer Fair, an annual event for all LGBTTQIAF+ people, their whānau and friends. It’s an all-day event featuring stalls, food, entertainment, and fun in the sun! Come celebrate the diversity of our capital!

There is an amazing line-up of over 30+ acts of live music, spoken word, poetry, drag, comedy, cultural performances, singing, dance and everything in-between from local talented rainbow folks! And we’ve had over 60 stalls apply! We’ll be using the space creatively to get in as many stalls as possible while still having a park and community feel.

And make sure to join the Pride Hikoi traversing from Waitangi Park at 10am to Civic Square & Jack Illot Green to open Out in the Park at 10.30am.

Out in the Park is organised by Out Wellington Inc, a group of community elected volunteers who produce the Wellington Pride Festival. The Wellington Pride Festival, Tū Whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara celebrates our LGBTTQIAF+ community with a jam packed two-week-plus programme of diverse events, performances and activities organised by groups within our community.

A special thanks to all of our sponsors including Wellington City Council, Hell Pizza, Wellington Community Trust, New Zealand Aids Foundation, Rainbow Wellington... and you! “

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School's Out - Lower Hutt
Mar
14
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - Lower Hutt

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - CBD
Mar
13
9:00 AM09:00

School's Out - CBD

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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Your Pride, Your Words - A Writing Workshop with Chris Tse
Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Your Pride, Your Words - A Writing Workshop with Chris Tse

***ALL SPACES HAVE NOW BEEN FILLED***

Are you a young LGBTQIA+ person under 25 who loves to get their thoughts down on paper?

Join acclaimed writers Chris Tse and Gem Wilder for a writing workshop hosted by OuterSpaces and InsideOUT to celebrate Pride in New Zealand's capital city.

This free workshop at the start of Wellington Pride Festival will provide a safe space to explore queer themes and stories through conversation and writing exercises. Participants should come prepared to write and give feedback on others’ writing.

Chris Tse studied film and English literature at Victoria University of Wellington, where he also completed an MA in Creative Writing at the International Institute of Modern Letters.

His poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction has been widely published in numerous journals, magazines and anthologies, including Best New Zealand Poems, Sport, Turbine, Capital Magazine, The Spinoff, The New Zealand Listener, Landfall, Cha, Poetry NZ, Sweet Mammalian, Glitterwolf, Cordite Poetry Review, Ika, Cyphers, Poetry, and Mimicry.

Gem Wilder is a Wellington writer. She has been published in Sport, Turbine, The Spinoff, Is It Bedtime Yet?, and The Sapling. She has read her work at The Dowse, Enjoy Gallery, Kava Club Chop Suey Hui, LitCrawl, and the Common Ground Community Arts Festival.

This workshop is totally free, with drinks and snacks provided - so make sure to book your place through Eventfinda now to avoid disappointment! We hope to see you soon!

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Rainbow Crossing Wellington Pride Beer Launch
Mar
10
5:00 AM05:00

Rainbow Crossing Wellington Pride Beer Launch

It's almost time for Wellington Pride Festival and what better way to celebrate than with a beer brewed exclusively for this celebration?

Introducing 'Rainbow Crossing Pale Ale' a delicious 5% tipple named after Cuba Streets iconic road design.

Join us on Sunday March 9th for the first release of this beer and we'll be giving $1 from each glass sold during the beers entire time on tap to 'Outer Spaces' LGBTQIA+ charity group.

Keep your eye on our social media for where else will be pouring this awesome beer for an awesome cause. Every venue that sells this beer will be doing their bit for charity.

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Queer Quiz Night!
Mar
7
12:00 PM12:00

Queer Quiz Night!

NamingNZ is trying something new this year, and throwing a a Quiz Night!

So gather your friends, make sure you have an expert in all different subjects, come up with a clever team name, and prepare for a great night of testing yourselves!

Entry tickets will be $10 a person (or more if you're feeling generous.)

We’ll also have some phenomenal items on raffle, a bake sale, and lots of bits and bobs for sale. All proceeds go to NamingNZ!

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Tranzform - Social Group
Mar
7
11:30 AM11:30

Tranzform - Social Group

Tranzform is a Wellington-based support and social group for gender diverse young people, aged 15 to 30, who identify as transgender, fa’afafine, whakawhine, tangata ira tane, intersex, two-spirits, genderqueer, non-gendered, questioning and their allies.

Whether you’ve already gone through gender transition,questioning who you are or feel like you just don’t fit into male or female; you’re more than welcome in our group. We work on the idea that just having somewhere where you can relax, wear what you want and find solidarity with people going through the same stuff, can make all the difference.

The support group runs once every two weeks in a private venue in a safe space meaning your attendance can be as discreet as you want it to be. In the interest of safety we ask that you call, text or email our facilitators to find out when and where we meet.

We often have guest speakers attend our fortnightly sessions to discuss topics like healthcare, mental health, employment and policy rights, legal changes, voice training, shared experiences, online safety and social media perspectives.

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School's Out - Lower Hutt
Mar
7
10:00 AM10:00

School's Out - Lower Hutt

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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School's Out - CBD
Mar
6
10:00 AM10:00

School's Out - CBD

School’s Out is an LGBTQIA+ youth organisation for 12-18 year olds based in the Greater Wellington Region. We are run for youth by youth and operate under the Youth Workers Code of Ethics.

We know that being a young queer person can be tricky at times. Sometimes we need support and help finding information or a place to meet like-minded people in a safe space.

School’s Out provides after school meetup groups for queer and

questioning youth and their friends. Sessions run in Central

Wellington and Lower Hutt during school term and sometimes does field trips!

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Sassy That Walk! A Trans & Gender Diverse Self Defence Workshop
Feb
24
8:00 AM08:00

Sassy That Walk! A Trans & Gender Diverse Self Defence Workshop

Come along to a free self-defence workshop for the rainbow community hosted by well known self defence expert Sue Lytollis and International Women of Courage Award winner AJ MacDonald.

Learn how to develop your defence skills in an inclusive, open and supportive environment with qualified self-defence professionals.

Discuss with others the importance of self-love, strength and assertion and get valuable tips and tricks to help you feel safer on the street as a trans or gender diverse person.

Kai will be provided free of charge. We hope you can make it!

Times: 2 - 5 pm Saturday 23 February
Venue: TBC, likely to be central city

If you have any issue or experience you would like to chat to the instructors about prior to the workshop contact Sue on lytollissue8@gmail.com

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OuterSpaces 2019 Facilitator Induction Day!
Feb
17
3:00 AM03:00

OuterSpaces 2019 Facilitator Induction Day!

Join us at our office on Cuba Street to meet new and old members of the OuterSpaces team and learn vital skills to help you become an awesome group facilitator!

You'll be learning from super skilled humans in the queer youth work/mental health field about the story of OuterSpaces, facilitation, keeping young people safe and self-care as a volunteer.

Training will begin at 9am and finish at 4pm, with plenty of taste treats, sumptuous snacks and cheeky smiles provided by Janey our Volunteer Coordinator. We hope to see you there!

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Working with youth who have ADHD
Jan
27
7:00 AM07:00

Working with youth who have ADHD

Hey fellow youth workers!

October is ADHD awareness month and we are offering a workshop for those of us who work with young people so we can better understand and support rangatahi living with ADHD.

This is a blurb from the person running the event:

"In light of recent research that has been released around the suicide attempt/self harm statistics for people living with ADHD and how many youth I'm encountering struggling with their identity, I wanted to run a workshop during ADHD awareness month to empower individuals working with youth living with ADHD on how to best support them so we can make a difference.

This workshop will have a brief overview on what the condition is, dispelling common myths, how it might present itself, and skills that you can implement in your work."

This will run alongside the induction day for new OuterSpaces Facilitators - so that we can all have lunch together!

Feel free to share the event and ask any questions you might have

♥ - OuterSpaces Team

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The Ruby Slipper Revue: A Fundraiser Cabaret!
Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

The Ruby Slipper Revue: A Fundraiser Cabaret!

Click your heels and say goodbye to Kansas - it’s The Ruby Slipper Revue! A glittering and gay variety show for all the friends of Dorothy.

Starring a cast of the capital's finest vaudevillians and theatre folk, this camp cabaret is a veritable smorgasboard of drag kings, queens and everything in betweens. An evening of colour and pride not to be missed.

The profits of this event will be going to two incredible and hardworking local charities:

On January 19th we'll be donating to OuterSpaces.
On July 20th we'll be donating to the Sexual Abuse Prevention Network.

All performers have volunteered their time and talents, so please share and encourage your mates to come and show their support!

Tickets starting at just $15 on Eventfinda, with additional donation options available.

Please note! Seating is not allocated so make sure to arrive early to nab a good vantage point. Doors open one hour before showtime, latecomers may not be admitted, and door sales are cash only. The event space is located up stairs with a service elevator available on request, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out.

Find more Hugo Grrrl events here: https://bit.ly/2N8erzQ
And buy Hugo merch here: https://rdbl.co/2U8AmKL

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