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t(art) pride

1 - 24 july 2022

A gorgeously queer festival celebrating YOU!


Join us for a fabulous month of workshops, performances, and social events in Oxford.

Say boo to cishet normativity, and say hello to self expression instead! From celebrating queer bodies at life drawing, to meeting new trans, nonbinary, and intersex friends at Fruit Salad, there's something for all you darlings.


Experience the magic of the London ballroom scene and learn to vogue with the legendary Jay Jay Revlon. Show your body some love at queer yoga, an hour of breath, movement and relaxation. Find gender-affirming clothes at G(end)er Swap. Share your story at Queer Voices. Try something new at Queerlesque. And come and see the iconic cabaret show OxPHWOARd, displaying powerful queerness in all its gorgeous, dazzling forms.


All of our events have a safe space policy, so you can be your authentic self without fear. Our events are all in accessible venues with detailed accessibility information on each event description. We believe in intersectionality and that queer experiences are hugely diverse, and that diversity deserves to be showcased. And most importantly, we believe that you are wonderful and powerful and valid ❤

Supported by Offbeat Festival

event programme

Take a look at our gorgeous programme. Please note, many of these events are ticketed so we recommend buying tickets in advance!

  • OxPHWOARd: Pride - BSL Interpreted
    Fri, 01 Jul
    Old Fire Station
    In a glittering array of lip syncing, striptease and comedy, Ginger Tart and her cast are celebrating Pride the fabulous way. With some of the best in the subversive UK burlesque and drag scene, OxPHWOARd is an explosion of queer, neo and boundary-pushing cabaret.
  • Intro to Queerlesque
    Sat, 02 Jul
    Rose Hill Community Centre
    Dive into the magical world of queerlesque! Brought to you by the team behind Oxford's biggest and best-loved cabaret OxPHWOARd, you can have a taste of the limelight with this introductory lesson.
  • Digital Queer Quiz
    Tue, 05 Jul
    Google Hangouts
    Do you love quizzes? Are you excited at the thought of Free Tickets to one of the many events on during the T(ART) Pride Festival? Would you love to have a fun evening with other queer cuties? How about all of that, from the comfort of your own home? Then come along to the Digital Queer Quiz!
  • Queer Life Drawing: Pride
    Sun, 10 Jul
    South Oxford Community Centre
    Whether you’re an experienced artist or just fancy doodling around, this is a great place to make art and meet new people! This is a fun, safe, relaxed social space that runs monthly with a different queer model every time.
  • Queer Ballroom Class - Tango!
    Wed, 13 Jul
    Rose Hill Community Centre
    Get into the Strictly spirit with social dance classes where your queerness is totally welcome! Hosted by Rachel Sparks Dance - be introduced to Ballroom Tango with gender neutral partnering.
  • Queer Yoga
    Sun, 17 Jul
    South Oxford Community Centre
    A gentle hour of breath and movement where your queerness is totally welcome.
  • Queer Voices Open Mic Night
    Wed, 20 Jul
    Common Ground
    Oxford, are you ready to raise your gloriously queer voices? We hope you are, because the Queer Voices Open Mic Night is back, live and in the flesh! We'd love to see you for an evening of Queer poetry, music, and spoken word.
  • SPUDS - Strange People Undertake a Drag Show
    Thu, 21 Jul
    Old Fire Station
    The Oxfordshire Drag Collective brings you a quirky and eclectic celebration of queer in the finest way possible – a cabaret! Our glittering showcase features a mix of exciting new talent and established performers from around Oxfordshire, plus some marvellous special guests.
  • Be Whoever, Wear Whatever: A Style Pop Up with G(end)er Swap
    Sat, 23 Jul
    Glass Tank
    There is no better feeling than wearing an outfit that feels gender euphoric! But sometimes, it can be difficult knowing where to start when figuring out your personal sense of style. G(end)er Swap is here to support you to BE WHOEVER and WEAR WHATEVER.
  • Fruit Salad - Pride Picnic
    Sat, 23 Jul
    South Park
    We're celebrating Pride with a fruity picnic! Come and join us for a glorious day out in the park. This is a casual meet up for trans, non binary, intersex, and questioning people.
  • Voguing with Jay Jay Revlon
    Sun, 24 Jul
    South Oxford Community Centre
    Experience the magic of the London ballroom scene and learn to vogue with the legendary Jay Jay Revlon.