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Christchurch Pride: 2015 guide

Posted in: Events
By Jacqui Stanford - 16th March 2015

Christchurch Pride is now in full swing. Find out what's happening in the final week here.

Follow Christchurch Pride on Facebook for the latest event info here


Monday 16 March

Lady Poets
The Darkroom, 336 St Asaph St, 7.30pm
Lady Poets is a badass subversive poetry show like no other and we are celebrating Chch Pride by showcasing our Queer Lady Poets! All genders and identities are invited to a fabulous night of performance, hilarity, theatrics, poetry and ridiculousness. R18
Tickets tbc

Wednesday 18 March

Q-Topia Queer Bingo
Hagley Community College, 7pm
Aunty Pipi and Meryl Vale host the ever popular fundraiser 'Gay Bingo!' A bingo night quite like no other with fabulous prizes up for grabs. Get in early for a table. Aunty Pipi says balls drop at 7pm, so don't dilly dally!
$10 for a book of 10 games. Cash only at the door.

Thursday 19 March

Outdoor film: Pride
Presented by ENSOC, as part of UC Diversity Week and Christchurch Pride at the University of Canterbury, C Block Lawn (wet weather venue A2 lecture theatre)
Grab a blanket and join us under the stars to watch the fabulous 2014 movie “Pride” on the inflatable outdoor screen. Food caravans will be on site to purchase the necessary movie snacks (so bring cash).
Movie screening starts 9pm. Rated M. Free entry.

Friday 20 March

Veggie Puffs: Veggie Thai Kai
Sema's Thai Cuisine, 74 Edgeware Road, 7pm
Come along for 'Veggie Thai Kai' with the Veggie Puffs. We are one of Christchurch’s longest running GLBTQ groups and are open to all members of the gay/lesbian community who enjoy vegetarian and vegan food, with the proviso that only vegan/vegetarian food is ordered when dining out with the group. To celebrate Christchurch Pride we are having a fixed price 2 course vegan/vegetarian Thai dinner ($28 per person) at Sema’s Thai Cuisine, Edgeware Mall (cnr Edgeware Rd and Sherborne St). Gluten free options available.RVSPs essential as it is not possible to turn up on the night not having pre-booked.- please no later than Wednesday March 18th to Yolanda Ph: 940 9483 or

Alpine Ice Sports Centre, 495 Brougham Street, 7.30pm
Stop. Collaborate and listen - Pride is back with a brand new invention. So, let's kick it and have ice disco fun at Alpine Ice. This is an open event for all age groups, so pack the kids, grandkids and friends into the car and get ready cruise the ice. Session starts at 7.30pm so arrive a bit early to get in, get your skates on and get on the ice.
Tickets $15 (includes entrance and skate hire). Buy via PayPal on our website or on the door

Saturday March 21

Homopalooza The Pride Closing Party
Winnie Bagoes City, 10pm
LYC and Christchurch Pride are super proud to present 'HOMOPALOOZA' the Pride closing party! Come join us as the rainbow community and friends celebrate what will have been a fabulous 2015 Christchurch Pride. Winnie Bagoes City will be our friendly hosts with some cheeky wee cocktail specials. You can look forward to some camp as drag shows, sweet giveaways and returning fresh from Wellington Pride and Auckland Pride the super hot DJ Jordan Eskra. We can't wait to see your hot selves there!!!
Tickets $20. Buy tickets via paypal on our website.
Door sales will be available.

Jacqui Stanford - 16th March 2015

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