Here we are! Another edition of SHOUT Festival of Queer* Arts and Culture, and not just any edition but an extra special tenth anniversary edition. For ten years SHOUT has been bringing the best of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) arts and culture to the city, and what a journey it’s been. This […]

Free Tickets for SHOUT Festival 2019 for Anyone on Low Income

As part of the 2019 SHOUT Festival, Birmingham LGBT are delighted to announce a new scheme to provide free tickets to any audience members on a low income. We know that for many of our audiences and communities money can be a real barrier to attending festival events and performances. We believe that art should […]

Nightingale50 heritage project announced celebrating 50 years of The Gale!

Birmingham LGBT and The Nightingale Club are delighted to announce ‘Nightingale50’. This new heritage project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund which will archive and preserve fifty years of local LGBTQ+ heritage by mapping the fifty year history of Birmingham’s oldest gay bar, the legendary Nightingale Club. Birmingham LGBT are overjoyed to be delivering […]

Exhibition of portraits of LGBTQ+ women from Birmingham to return to the city for Birmingham Pride 2019

To celebrate Birmingham Pride 2019, SHOUT Festival are delighted to bring back our enormously popular exhibition of portraits LGBTQ+ women in Birmingham TAG, to Birmingham Hippodrome from 23rd-26th May.  This intimate collection of portraits created by photographer Ming De Nasty celebrate LGBTQ+ identifying womxn living in Birmingham and the surrounding area. Supported as part of […]

CALL OUT: SHOUT Artist In Residence 2019

Following on from the success of our 2018-19 Artist In Residence (AIR) project ‘In The Pink’ by Sean Burns, SHOUT Festival (Birmingham LGBT) are looking to appoint West Midlands based LGBTQ+ identifying artist working in any art form as our 2019-20 Artist in Residence. Part of SHOUT’s ongoing commitment to platform, strengthen and develop queer […]

Living legend JOHN WATERS to Headline SHOUT Festival 2019

SHOUT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture is thrilled to announce cult-icon John Waters will headline this year’s festival, in partnership with Birmingham Hippodrome. We are overjoyed to welcome a living legend to celebrate 10 years of SHOUT.  We’ve grown exponentially over the last decade, bringing John Waters to the city for the first time […]

Come join us – we’re recruiting a Festival Development Manager

We are looking for the next person to join the SHOUT Festival Team as Festival Development Manager and help us to support and develop queer arts in the Midlands. This role will be responsible for the strategic management and development of SHOUT, Birmingham’s festival of queer art and culture, as it develops as part of […]