What’s On

2024

Tuesday 09 July - Friday 12 July

Play Date at Re:Perth

Play Date is coming to RE//Perth by Artrage. Tickets are FREE.

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Presented by

Re:Perth Festival

Book tickets here

Thursday 4 April - Saturday 6 April

Play Date at Fed Square

Don’t know what to do for the April school holidays? Join Turtle and Sugar Rush at The Edge as they perform their music concert and dance party. Tickets are FREE but bookings essential.

Presented by

Fed Square

Book tickets here

Friday 16, February 2024

Taylor Sheesh

Swiftmania is coming to Melbourne and Fed Square invites you to join the party with Filipino drag queen Taylor Sheesh, curated and hosted by ATQM’s Tristan Meecham.

Presented by

Fed Square

More information here.

Sunday 11 February 2024

Victoria’s Pride

Play Date is performing at Vicky P – a free, all-day, block party, with multiple live music stages and performances from local and international musicians and artists to celebrate Victoria’s diverse LGBTIQ+ communities.

Presented by

Midsumma Festival

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Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 of February

Play Date at ArtPlay & Midsumma

A pop duo making music & dance parties (day doof discos) for little people (4 – 7 years old) and their (chosen) families.

Where:

ArtPlay, Birrarung Marr, Russell St Ext, Melbourne VIC 3004

Book Tickets Here.

Saturday 3 February 2024

Play Date at Park Lounge Wyndham

PWyndham City’s free Park Lounge celebration returns this summer with an unforgettable night of performance, dance, drag, live music and theatre!

Presented by:

Wyndham City Council for Midsumma Festival

Where:

Kelly Park, Synnot Street, Werribee

More Information.

2023

Tuesday 28 November 2023

Midsumma Launch

Tristan Meecham is the host for 2024 Midsumma Festival, at The Edge, Fed Square. Watch the live feed below.

Presented by;

Midsumma Festival and NAB.

Watch the livestream here

Sunday 12 November, 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Melt Festival: LGBTIQ+ Dance Club

This festival favourite unites rainbow and allied communities through the joy of dance. Inclusive and intergenerational, and all a good bit of fun.

Presented with

Melt Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse.

Supported by

Queensland Seniors Month and Council on the Ageing.

More information here.

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Sunday 8 October, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Coming Back Out Tea Dance

This is going to be a sparkling afternoon for the whole rainbow community. Book your tickets today!

Presented by:

Victorian Seniors Festival and City of Yarra

Venue:

Collingwood Town Hall.

Book tickets here

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Tuesday 29 August, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

The Relationship is the Project

A series of conversations led by Jade Lillie, curator and editor of The Relationship is the Project joined by some of Victoria’s leading creative thinkers. Book HERE.

Presented by:

Yarra City Arts

Location:

Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford

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Monthly

LGBTIQ+ Dance Club, Melbourne

It’s time to dust off those dancing shoes and get ready to strut your stuff! Whether you’re a fan of disco, ballroom, or just getting down to some good old pop hits, we’ve got it all covered. So come on out and and we’ll meet you on the dance floor.  All welcome.

Dates:

Sunday 12 February. 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 12 March, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 9 April, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 09 July 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 13 August, 2.00pm–4.00pm
Sunday 10 September, 2.00pm–4.00pm
October event - The Coming Back Out Tea Dance
Sunday 13 November, 2.00pm–4.00pm

Supported by:

City of Yarra

Location:

Collingwood Town Hall

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Saturday 17 June, 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Dance Club, Adelaide

This festival favourite unites rainbow and allied communities through the joy of dance. Inclusive and intergenerational, and all a good bit of fun. Book HERE.

Presented by:

Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Location:

Quartet Bar, Adelaide Festival Centre.

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Chelsea Wilson performs at The Last Dance. She is wearing a ribboned and pink dress.

Saturday 25 March, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The Last Dance

FUSE Autumn 2023 closes with a bang with this delightful afternoon soiree filled with Motown and Disco classic tunes. Roll out the disco ball for this inclusive, intergenerational event. Tickets HERE.

Presented by:

Fuse Festival, Darebin Arts

Location:

Northcote Theatre, 216 High St, Northcote

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Saturday 18 February, 2pm - 6pm

The Coming Back Out Salon

Coming to Sydney WorldPride following international acclaim, this social afternoon concert for the whole community, celebrates older LGBTIQ+ people. Book HERE

Presented by:

All The Queens Men for Sydney WorldPride

Location:

Sydney Town Hall, 483 George St, Sydney

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Friday 27th January, 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Dance Club Sydney

Let’s celebrate an intergenerational and inclusive LGBTIQ+ community in Sydney. Nibbles, Tea & Coffee provided. Free but book HERE

In assoication with:

ACON’s LOVE Project and Sydney WorldPride

Location:

Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Road, Glebe

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2022

Sunday 28 January 2024

Dance Club returns in 24

Learn new dances, enjoy delicious catering and chat with fabulous people. Come one Come all! 

When:

Sunday 28 January, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 10 March, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 12 May, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 14 June, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday, 8 September, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Sunday 10 November, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Where:

Collingwood Town Hall
140 Hoddle St, Abbotsford VIC

More information here.

Sunday 9 October, 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Coming Back Out Social

An afternoon celebration for LGBTIQ+ communities and allies, featuring Skunkworks Orchestra Conducted by Phillipa Edwards. Book tickets HERE.

Presented by:

Victorian Seniors Festival

Location:

Conversation Quarter, State Library Victoria

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August - September

Digital Dance Club

Back by popular demand, our free, online social dance experience connecting rainbow and allied communities.

When:

Wednesday 10 August, 5.30pm - 6.30pm (AEST)
Wednesday 24 August, 5.30pm - 6.30pm (AEST)
Wednesday 7 September, 5.30pm - 6.30pm (AEST)
Wednesday 14 September, 5.30pm - 6.30pm (AEST)

Location:

Online, on your screen device.

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Sunday 19 June 1:30PM - 3.00pm

Dance Club at Adelaide Cabaret

This fabulous free Adelaide Cabaret Festival annual event returns in 2022 to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Gender Diverse, and Intersex elders. Book HERE.

Presented by:

Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Location:

The Famous Spiegeltent, Adelaide Cabaret Festival

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Sunday 1 May, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

Tea Dance (third times a charm)

Intergenerational & inclusive, revel in sparkling music, trip the light fantastic on the dance-floor and enjoy cheeky chats as we come together and feel mighty real! Book HERE

Presented by:

Leaps and Bounds, Yarra City Arts.

Location:

Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoodle St, Collingwood.

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Saturday, 29 October, 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Congress UK

This international premiere will see local community members make their very first public speeches, reflecting on their hopes and dreams for the future, in a special staging at the heart of Salisbury Cathedral. Book HERE

Presented by:

Wiltshire Creative

Location:

Salisbury Cathedral, The Close, SP1 2EF

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Saturday 17 September 2022, 2pm-4pm

Dance Club Sydney is starting

Let’s start something together Let’s celebrate an intergenerational and inclusive LGBTIQ+ community in Sydney. Nibbles, Tea & Coffee provided. Free but book HERE

In assoication with:

ACON’s LOVE Project and Sydney WorldPride

Location:

Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Road, Glebe

Saturday 20 August, 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Bliss, Queer Club Night

Get your eco-tinsel on and dance the night away at the party of the year, curated and hosted by Tristan Meecham. Tickets HERE.

Presented by:

Bleach* Festival

Location:

Miami Marketta, 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami QLD 4220

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Thursday 23 June, Friday 24 June and Saturday 25 June, 7.15pm - 8.30pm

Magnifica Splendido

This razzle dazzle Cabaret inspired by the joy of homegrown TV talent shows, and ‘Fantastico’ – an Italian late night variety show hosted by the inimitable Raffaela Carra. Book your tickets HERE.

Presented by

Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Location:

Banquet Room, Adelaide Festival Centre

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Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Sidney Myer Arts Awards

ATQM have been awarded the 2021 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award, alongside a cohort of artists, collectives and facilitators, praised for their creative leadership, generosity and contribution to the community. 

Awarded by:

Sidney Myer Fund

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Sunday 13 February

Melbourne Pride

Gertrude and Smith Streets will be transformed into an all-day, jam-packed, block party to celebrate LGBTIQ+ communities. Performances from Tristan Meecham & Bec Reid, Tama Tatu, House of Devine, L2R dancers and Miss Katalyna.

Presented by:

Midsumma Festival

Location:

Gertrude & Smith Street, Collingwood Melbourne

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Sunday 13 February 2022

St Kilda Festival

This year’s family-friendly program features a mix of dance, circus, roving performers, music and a mini rave for the kids. All The Queens Men perform with Tama Tatu, L2R and Miss Katalyna.

Presented by:

St Kilda Festival

Location:

Beach Stage, Catani Gardens, St Kilda Foreshore

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Monthly

Dance Club 2022

Inclusive & Intergenerational and all over Australia! We are proud to produce a regular, safe community space for LGBTIQ+ elders and their allies. We extend the invitation across rainbow communities to join us on the dance floor. All ages, all experiences welcome. 

Melbourne Dates:

Sunday 12 June, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
(Please note, no event in JULY)
Sunday 14 August, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 11 September, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Melbourne Location:

Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoodle St, Collingwood VIC 3066.

Brisbane Dates:

Sunday 5 June, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 3 July, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 7 August, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Brisbane Location:

Grange Community Hall, 185 Wilston Rd, Newmarket QLD 4051

Gold Coast Dates:

Saturday 18 June, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Saturday 16 July, 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 21 August, 2.00pm - 4.00pm (Please note change of day)
Saturday 17 September, 2.00pm -4.00pm

Gold Coast Location:

Burleigh Heads RSL, 8 Sixth Ave, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220

2021

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Saturday 13 November

Melbourne Awards


The Melbourne Awards are the City of Melbourne’s highest accolade, celebrating the inspirational Melburnians who dedicate their time and energy to making this city a world leaded. In 2021, ATQM won the LGBTIQ+ Award.

Presented by:

City of Melbourne

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Saturday 1 May, 5.00pm - 9.00pm

Park Lounge

Park Lounge returns with a fabulous line-up of LQBTQIA+ performances hosted by the boisterous duo Tristan Meecham and Bec Reid. 

Presented by:

Wyndham City Council

Location:

Kelly Park, Werribee

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Saturday 27 February, 2:00pm - 4.00pm

Heide Summer Series

The very first LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club in Melbourne for 2021 featuring musical guests Dr Herandez and performance from The Huxleys! Free event. Book HERE.

Presented by:

Midsumma Festival and Heide

Location:

Sculpture Park, Heide Museum of Modern Art,
7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen VIC 3105

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2020

Sunday, 19 July, 4.00pm – 5.30pm

Digital Dance Club

A free dance platform to connects LGBTI+ elders and the rainbow and allied community online

Sunday 31 May, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST)
Sunday 14 June, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST)
Sunday 28 June, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST) Sunday, 19 July, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST) Sunday, 23 August, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST)
Sunday, 20 September, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST)
Sunday, 18 October, 4.00pm – 5.30pm (AEST) 

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Wednesday 9 September, 5.00pm - 5.45pm

Cut A Rug Club

Got the mid week humps? Sick of working 9 to 5 without social contact? Want to dance with somebody? Finish your stupid dumb work emails by 5pm every Wednesday throughout September and join All The Queens Men for our new mid-week mini Digital Dance Club!

When:
Wednesday 9 September, 5pm – 5.45pm AEST
Wednesday 16 September, 5pm – 5.45pm AEST
Wednesday 23 September, 5pm – 5.45pm AEST
Wednesday 30 September, 5pm – 5.45pm AEST

Supported by:

City of Yarra and City of Melbourne

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Sunday 20th September, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Coming Back Out Brisbane

A year-long series of joyous, social events celebrating Queensland older LGBTIQ+ communities and their collective histories. 

Presented by:

Brisbane Festival

Location:

The Tivoli, 52 Costin St, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

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2019

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Friday 29 November

Community Initiative of the Year

LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club has been awarded the City of Yarra’s Community Initiative of the Year for 2019.

Presented by:

City of Yarra

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Saturday, 9 November, 3.00pm - 6.30pm

Coming Back Out Salon

Yo-Yo Ma headlines an incredible line-up of performers including Kutcha Edwards, Gender Euphoria, Sarah Ward and Skunkworks Orchestra. Grab your tickets HERE.

Presented by:

Bach Project and Victorian Seniors Festival.

The Coming Back Out Salon

Saturday 7 September

Congres Wyndham

Congress connects the personal with the political by matching community citizens with professional wordsmiths. Together, they wrote and delivered first political speeches; individual visions for our collective future. Book HERE.

Presented by:

Wyndham City Council.

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Monday 10 June, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

LGBTIQ+ Dance Club, Adelaide premiere

Celebrating diversity with a cup of tea at this free afternoon disco. In Adelaide for the first time – all welcome.

Presented by:

Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Location:

The Famous Spiegeltent

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22 - 26 February

ATQM at APAM

This week, ATQM are at APAM and keen to meet artists and presenters from around the world. Please say hello to us and buy our shows! Join us Wednesday morning for APAM Water Aerobics.

Presented by:

Australia Performing Arts Market

Location:

Brisbane Powerhouse.

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2018

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Thursday 25th October, 6.00pm - 12.00pm

Coming Back Out Ball 2018

Returning in 2018 with a sensational lineup, book your tickets and celebrate LGBTIQ+ elders. The hottes ticket in town. Tickets HERE

Presented by:

Victorian Seniors Festival

Location:

Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Street, Melbourne

Read more

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Saturday 25th August, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Congress, Darwin Festival

As the Northern Territory celebrates 40 years of self-governance, what would our citizens say if they got to present their own first speech in Parliament? Tickets HERE.

Presented by:

Darwin Festival

Location:

Northern Territory Parliament

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October

Globe Awards

The Coming Back Out Ball received the Connecting our Community Award, sponsored by Optus at the 2018 GLOBE Community Awards. 

Presented by:

Globe Awards

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7 December

VicHealth Awards

The Coming Back Out Ball received the 2018 VicHealth Award – Improving Health Through Arts. The second year in a row ATQM has received this award!

Presented by:

VicHealth

Read more

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26 May

International Prize for Live Art

All The Queens Men are honoured to be shortlisted for the 2018 International Prize for Live Art, alongside three outstanding artists from across the globe – Nic GreenJeanne Van Heeswijk and Sonya Lindfors.

Presented by:

Anti Contemporary Arts Festival

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April 9th, 7.00pm - 12.00pm

Green Room Award

ATQM received the Community Collaboration Award for our Body of Work (Fun Run, Congress and The Coming Back Out Ball) at the 2018 Green Room Awards.

Presented by:

Green Room Awards, Victoria

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February

Green Room Nominations

ATQM are nominated in Contemporary and Experimental Performance for the following awards:

  • Performer or Ensemble (Tristan Meecham, Bec Reid & Ensemble – Fun Run),
  • Community Collaboration (Body of Work: Congress, Coming Back out Ball, Fun Run)
  • Production (Fun Run).

Congratulations to all nominated artists!

Presented by:

Green Room Awards

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2017

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VicHealth Art Award

In partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne, Fun Run won the Improving Health Through Arts Award at the 2017 VicHeath’s Art Awards.

Presented by:

VicHealth

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Saturday 7 October, 6.00pm - 12.00am

The Coming Back Out Ball

A spectacular celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTIQ+) elders. Visit our project website for tickets HERE.

Location:

Melbourne Town Hall

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Saturday 8 April, 3.30pm - 8.30pm

Fun Run, GC

In homage to Pheidippides, Tristan Meecham will run a gruelling 42.2kms on a treadmill, live on stage, supported by massive visual effects, a booming soundtrack, and hundreds of performers and athletes from the Gold Coast community.

Presented by:

Bleach* Festival

Location:

Cavil Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Fun Run, Bleach* Festival

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Monthy

Elders Dance Club, 2017

Isn’t it time we danced together again? No dance experience needed. All are welcome. Delicious catering and drinks provided. Wheelchair accessible.

When:

Friday 3 February 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 2 March 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 6 April 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 4 May 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 1 June 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 6 July 5.30 – 7.30pm
Thursday, 3 August 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Sunday, 10 September 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Thursday, 5 October 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Thursday, 2 November 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Sunday, 3 December 2.00pm – 5.00pm (Christmas Spectacular)

Supported by:

Yarra City Arts and Margaret Lawrence Bequest

Location:

Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier Street Fitzroy

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Sunday 12 March, 4:30pm - 9.30pm

Fun Run, Arts Centre

Artist Tristan Meecham runs 42.2 kilometres on a treadmill while hundreds of community members and athletes perform centre stage. After touring the world, this presentation is extra special as we return to where it all began.

Presented by:

Presented by Arts Centre Melbourne, Betty Amsden Participation Program
Supported by VicHealth, in association with Circus Oz

Location:

Arts Centre Forecourt

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2016

Friday 9 December 5.30pm - 8.00pm

ATQM end of year party

LGBTIQ+ elders and their allies are invited to our final dance club event of the year. We invite our collaborators, friends and supporters to join us at this end of year celebration.

Location:

The Substation - 1 Market Street, Newport

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Thursday 6 October - Sunday 9 October

Glitter Festival

Tristan is hosting and producing events for this year’s Glitter Festival at The Arts Centre Gold Coast. Catch him at There’s Something I need to Tell You and The Saturday Social. Check out the program here

Presented by

The Arts Centre, Gold Coast

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2016

Generate GC

Tristan is returning as guest provocateur at Generate GC, a creative platform for Gold Coast artists. 

Presented by:

City of Gold Coast

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Monday 24 October – Friday 28 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm

LGBTIQ+ Dance Club

Elders and their allies are invited to stylish dances classes. Attend one class or come for the whole week. No experience needed as we will teach you the moves. Afternoon tea provided.

Dates:

Monday 24 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Tuesday 25 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Wednesday 26 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Thursday 27 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Friday 28 October, 4.00pm – 5.00pm

Presented by:

Victorian Seniors Festival

Location:

The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport VIC

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Friday 7 October, 2.00pm – 3.30pm

New Moves – High Tea

LGBTIQ+ elders and allies are invited to meet Victorian State Government Commissioners at this afternoon event. High Tea, dancing and entertainment included!

Presented by:

Victorian Seniors Festival

Location:

Yarra Room, Melbourne Town Hall

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Friday 1 July, 2016 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Coming Out: Community briefing session

Over the next 12 months, ATQM will develop The Coming Back Out Ball in consultation with older LGBTI people. Join us for the first briefing session: to join together, dream big, map our creative process and invite collaboration. 

Presented with:

City of Melbourne

Location:

Little Sista Cafe, 240 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

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Saturday 30 January, 2016

Miss Gay & Miss Trans 2016

Hosted and produced by Tristan Meecham, this year’s event has it all: death drops, lip-syncs, jaw-dropping performances, dazzling gowns and over 500 screaming audience members. A beauty pageant to raise awareness and promote acceptance.

Presented with:

Victoria Secrets Promotions

Location:

The Substation

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15th July

100% Brisbane

For the past four months, Bec Reid as been producing and directing the community juggernaut 100% Brisbane, for German artists Rimini Protocol

Presented by:

Museum of Brisbane

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Saturday 30 January

Miss Gay and Miss Trans

Hosted and produced by Tristan Meecham, this year’s event had it all: death drops, lip-syncs, jaw-dropping performances, dazzling gowns and over 500 screaming audience members. 

Presented by:

Victoria Secrets Promotions

Location:

The Substation

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Wednesday 13th January

Situate, Arts in Festivals

Tristan Meecham with Nick Roux will appear as guest provocateurs, to present workshops for artists developing experimental artworks in festival environments.

Presented by:

Situate Arts In Festivals

Location:

Salamanca Arts Centre

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February 10, 2016

Where do we start?

A panel discussion around issues faced by LGBTIQ+ older people with Dr Catherine Barrett (Director, Celebrate Ageing), Lizzi Craig (Client Care and Support Officer, Victorian Aids Council), Ro Allen (Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality, Victorian Government), Pauline Crameri (Coordinator, Val’s Café), David Morrison (Member, Vintage Men) and Joe Rae Latham (Intersex and Trans Ageing Coordinator, Val’s Café). 

Location:

The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport, Victoria

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2015

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Sunday 27 December 2015 – Friday 1 January 2016

Inaugural Annual Dance Affair, Woodford Folk Festival

Bec Reid with Ian Pidd and Kate McDonald (Everybody NOW!) premiered their joyous celebration of social dance at the Bleach Festival. Tristan Meecham joined as host for the second presentation at Woodford Folk Festival.

Presented by:

Everybody NOW!

Location:

Woodford Fold Festival

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Saturday 6 June - Monday 8 June

Truth or Dare, Adhocracy

Tristan Meecham with Nick Roux and Roger Monk commenced development at this experimental hothouse for interdisciplinary art. Part performance, part live art, part verbatim theatre, Truth or Dare challenges our notion of identity, performance, authenticity and representation.

Presented by:

Vitalstatistix

Location:

Waterside, 11 Nile Street, Port Adelaide

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Sunday 15 November

The Everyday Imaginarium

Tristan Meecham with Yvette Turnball gathered community activists, local storytellers and everyday experts each who inspired, engaged and reframed our environmental footprints and futures.

Presented by:

Climate Century for Vitalstatistix

Location:

Jackalope Studio Gallery, Adelaide

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Thursday June 26 - Sunday June 28

2970º – The Boiling Point

Tristan Meecham performed as part of David Pledger;’s cross-sector think tank. Three days of thought and action with keynote speakers from art, science, technology, activism and sport backgrounds.

Presented by:

City of Gold Coast

Location:

Home of the Arts (HOTA)

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May - June

K’Town’s Dance Massive

Bec Reid directed, produced and choreographed the biggest performance event ever seen in Katherine, Northern Territory.

Presented by:

Goodinyomarin Rivers Arts Centre

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Friday 1 May, 2015

Fun Run, Ansan

This international presentation is our biggest to date. Fun Run Ansan, with a cast of 700 community performers, seen by 40,000 people!

Presented by:

Ansan Street Arts Festival

Location:

Ansan Cultural Square

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