About Homotopia

Founded in 2003, Homotopia is a Liverpool based arts & social justice organisation making a cultural impact through art and activism. Our aim is to support and platform local, national, and international LGBTQIA socially engaged artists and creatives.

Every November we present Homotopia Festival, the UK’s longest running LGBTQIA arts and culture festival, featuring a variety of LGBTQIA+ art across multiple venues and outdoor spaces in the city. In addition to our festival, we have a year-round programme of artist development, public artworks, and events.

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Nice one! To absolutely every one of you for an amazing 2023 and another amazing Homotopia Festival. To all our artists, partners, venue partners, and most importantly our community who come along to everything we do. Thanks a million. Looking forward to 2024. Watch this space. . . 

If we had the pleasure of your attendance at one of our events please fill out the audience survey - link in bio - only takes a few mins and helps us with programming and funding etc 😘
Have you ever seen this gorgeous view before? ☀️ @sahirhouse and @homotopiafest have teamed up to bring the U.K. AIDS Memorial Quilt to Liverpool @museumofliverpool ! Alongside artwork by @robe_tovar and @lauramccannphotos 📸 

We also have a workshop series curated by @duovision_arts @jameslawler65 

Today : Liverpool in the 80’s – Queer Music and Nightlife / 10:30am - 12:00pm

Remembering the Liverpool ‘scene’ of the 1980s, share your stories of partying in the city and in the face of adversity.

Living with HIV : 2:00pm – 3.30 pm

Share your experiences of living with HIV today in Merseyside.
World AIDS Day Vigil 
Liverpool Parish Church 
Friday 1st December
6pm – 7pm 

Join @sahirhouse for a special World AIDS Day Vigil they are hosting. Let’s remember people lost to HIV, show our solidarity with people living with HIV around the world and commit ourselves to ending HIV stigma and discrimination. 
 
No booking is required.
The Mersey Model: Saving Lives Globally 
Saturday 2nd December
10:30am – 12pm 
@museumofliverpool 

A fascinating talk from former regional public health director Professor John Ashton. Find out how Merseyside was at the centre of the development of a groundbreaking HIV harm reduction approach, which avoided a crisis among people who use drugs and was adopted globally to save many lives. 

Book in our bio.

In partnership with @sahirhouse and supported by Liverpool Public Health Team