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  • Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles
    at Leicester Square Theatre, London
    Epstein London
  • Homotopia Commission 'Black'
    Opens at SoHo Theatre
    Black in Soho
  • David Hockney
    Early Reflections Attracts 60,000 vistors
    David Hockney record audiences
  • Queercore
    2014-2015 call for artists submissions
    Queercore
  • Homotopia wins at Attitude Awards
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  • Homotopia's Gary Everett moves up in the 2013 Pink List
    The Pink List
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Arts Council England award Homotopia NPO funding until 2018

Arts Council England award Homotopia NPO funding until 2018

Arts Council England this week announced their new national portfolio of arts organisations and museums, representing a major public investment in England’s art and culture. Homotopia was awarded £240k over 3 years which starts in April 2015. It was one of a handful of organisations that received an increase in funding. In this uncertain economic climate, the financial support from ACE will go a long way to ensure that Homotopia can continue to produce its award winning annual festival and innovative year round participatory and education programme.  It also means the organisation can extend its youth and educational work as…

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The Un-Straight Museum – Live Broadcasts

The Un-Straight Museum – Live Broadcasts

On Friday 13th & Saturday 14th June, as part of the Un-Straight Museum, we will be broadcasting 5 events live as part of the conference. You will be able to watch and share these via the Youtube links below.  You can contribute to the conference via twitter using #unstraightconference Scheduled for 9:45am on 13 Jun 2014 Representatives from the Swedish-based online project ‘Unstraight Museum’ will discuss and analyse the situation in Swedish institutions famed for their liberality and social justice. Scheduled for 13:45pm on 13th June 2014 National Museums Liverpool and Homotopia discuss their partnership work that has resulted in the…

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Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles at Leicester Square Theatre, London

Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles at Leicester Square Theatre, London

Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles Starring Andrew Lancel and Will Finlason Leicester Square Theatre, London 30 July to 6 September 2014. Book online The untold story of music entrepreneur Brian Epstein, whose stellar career as Beatles Manager made him a household name yet whose controversial personal life remained in the closet. Acclaimed stage and TV star Andrew Lancel (Coronation Street, The Bill) and actor Will Finlason return to the roles of Epstein and ‘This Boy’, which they each received rave reviews at the Liverpool premiere in 2012. The two-hander play imagines this brilliant but troubled man’s drug-fuelled final…

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The Un-Straight Museum

The Un-Straight Museum

An international conference organised by the LGBT arts and social justice organisation Homotopia and National Museums Liverpool. The Un-straight Museum will explore the role of cultural institutions, curators, and archivists in representing marginalised communities and promoting diversity. Taking place in the Museum of Liverpool where the major exhibition exploring Trans* experience, ‘April Ashley: portrait of a lady’ has already been seen by more than 200,000 visitors, this conference will address the under-representation of LGBT heritage in mainstream public spaces. It will also showcase examples of ground-breaking work where hidden histories are being uncovered and presented. With speakers from Sweden, Germany,…

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Homotopia Commission ‘Black’ Opens at SoHo Theatre

Homotopia Commission ‘Black’ Opens at SoHo Theatre

SOHO THEATRE IN ASSOCIATION WITH HOMOTOPIA LE GATEAU CHOCOLAT: BLACK Mon 12 – Sat 24 May, 9.15pm Soho Theatre ‘Treasures of untold riches await the persons brave enough to watch.’ LA Times Book tickets here Le Gateau Chocolat has a story to tell. Black is Le Gateau Chocolat’s new show: this work explores Le Gateau’s life, loves and fears. This is an intimate portrait of the Nigerian singer and his own personal battles. Previously, Le Gateau Chocolat has sung internationally on major stages including Sydney Opera House, Menier Chocolate Factory, Royal Opera House, and Glyndebourne Opera as well as performing…

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David Hockney: Early Reflections Attracts 60,000 vistors

David Hockney: Early Reflections Attracts 60,000 vistors

  David Hockney : Early Reflections which ended in March 2014 has attracted record audiences of 60,000 at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. The exhibtion which opened in October 2013 and a key highlight of our 10th anniversary also received many positive reviews from both press and audiences. Curated by Walker Art Gallery and made possible with the support of Christies and Arts Council Collections. The exhibtion is part of National Museums Liverpool’s Modern Masters exhibition series part funded by the European Union – the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Image ‘Man in Shower in Beverly Hills’, 1964 © David Hockney. Photo © Tate,…

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Queercore

Queercore

  Homotopia 2014-2015 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   We invite producers, community artists, promoters and professional artists to submit work for consideration for its international festival to be held at various venues across Liverpool between 1st-30th November 2013 and will also be considering projects in early development for 2015 Since Homotopia launched in 2004 we have supported, co-produced & commissioned a wide range of local, regional, national & international based companies, artists, events and performances including Gary Clarke Company, Holly Woodlawn, Caz & Britney, Fellow Travellers Group Show, Joseph Mercier, Outsiders – Liverpool’s first Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Armistead Maupin,…

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Homotopia 10th anniversary party & ‘This Way Out’ opening

Homotopia 10th anniversary party & ‘This Way Out’ opening

  Boy George, unicorns, sprites and faeries joined the celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of Homotopia followed by the World Premiere of TradeMark & Boy George exhibition ‘This Way Out’ at Camp & Furnace

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John Waters ‘Trash’ Masterclass

John Waters ‘Trash’ Masterclass

Writer, director and actor John Waters showed us his favourite movie “Boom!” by Joseph Losey (Screenplay by Tennessee Williams) starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and the presented a ’Trash Masterclass’ at LivThe event was produced in partnership with the Liverpool Screen School, Liverpool John Moores University. It was a day to remember and many of the attendees met with John Waters at a special reception afterwards. [gallery ids="470,467,466,460,459,461,473,474,476,477"]  

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Homotopia wins at the Attitude Awards

Homotopia wins at the Attitude Awards

Homotopia won the culture award in recognition of its ten years unrivalled presentation of gay culture and education, last year’s winner was singer and actor Will Young. Other award winners with a Liverpool link were Paul O’Grady (himself part of Homotopia in 2011) who won the Icon Award for outstanding Achievement and Lime Pictures’ Hollyoaks that won the Media Award. Gary Everett, Homotopia’s director, was himself in the national press earlier this week when he leapt 36 places up The Independent on Sunday’s Pink List from 89 to 53. The Pink List recognises people whose work ‘makes a difference’ in…

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