Art and Hobby Groups




Loud & Proud Choir

Mondays | 7-9.30pm
At Edinburgh Academy, 42 Henderson Row, EH3 5BL

Scotland’s LGBT community choir, based in Edinburgh. The choir sings a wide range of music and performs regularly in Scotland and beyond. No experience necessary; nor is the ability to read music. It is a membership organisation, paid for by subscription to cover costs – discounted rates are available for people on low/no income.


Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus

Tuesdays | 7.30-9.30pm
Cost: £96 yearly membership (paid monthly by £8 direct debit)

A community choir with over 50 active singing members of all ages. Their repertoire includes contemporary pop, rock, show tunes, barber shop, American classics and Scottish songs. The Chorus aims to be a fun, social and supportive environment for members and raises funds and awareness for local charities and causes through song. Meets in the Abbeyhill area of Edinburgh.


Edinburgh Gay Men’s Book Group

4th Wednesday of the month | 7-9pm
At LGBT Health and Wellbeing, 9 Howe Street, EH3 6TE

An inclusive group where you can meet new people and read and discuss interesting books. Check our website to find out which books we are reading each month.


The Ladybird Book Group

2nd Tuesday of the month | 7.30pm
At Café Nom de Plume, 60 Broughton Street, EH1 3SA

Gay women’s book group that reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction.


The Luvvies

The first and only LGBT Theatre Company in Edinburgh. If you’d like to act, direct, stage manage, produce, help with costume, props, make-up or have a chance to learn any other theatrical role, then we want to meet you. No previous experience necessary. The best way new members can get in touch is by email.





Scotland’s annual celebration of LGBT culture.


Glasgow Women’s Library

23 Landressy Street, G40 1BP

Accredited museum and library which houses the UK’s national Lesbian Archives. Deliver a variety of projects and also produce Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur, a queer feminist zine.


Hillhead Library LGBT Book Group

3rd Thursday of every month | 6.30pm

Meet to discuss a variety of LGBT-related texts.


Lock Up Your Daughters

Queer magazine and film-making collective. Meet monthly in Glasgow city centre.


OurStory Scotland

A charity which works to collect, archive and present the life stories and experiences of the LGBT Community in Scotland.