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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 11:47

Vacancies at Space Youth Project

The Space Youth Project currently has a number of vacancies across Dorset. 

Do you feel you can make a difference to LGBT+ young people? If so, SPACE NEEDS YOU!

The vacancies are in:

  • Dorchester - Volunteer youth support worker
  • Sherborne - Leader in Charge
  • Sherborne - Assistant Youth Support Worker
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 11:36

Spring Glitz Weekend

A fantastic transgendered weekend by the seaside from  11th to the 14th April 2014.

For many years the spring glitz and tinsel and glitter events catering for the transgendered community and their friends or partners have taken place in Blackpool. Now for the very first time the spring glitz is moving south to the Cliffeside Hotel in Bournemouth!

The hotels programme of evening entertainments will be supplemented by the event’s own DJ Bekki.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 16:43

Viva La Drag This April

Directed by Kylie Minogue’s creative director, featuring songs especially composed by Boy George, coming to you direct from its West End run – the fabulous, brand-new sensation everyone’s talking about is here.

Saturday 26 April 2014 at Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

As seen on ITV1, stars of the show The Supreme Fabulettes deliver the slickest choreography, sweetest harmonies, most wondrous costumes and a score to die for. . .

Signature Glee-style party mash-ups mix 60s classics with today’s chart toppers. Songs from The Supremes, Beyonce, Adele, Alison Moyet and even The Andrews Sisters entwine for an evening of glitz, hits, dance and kitsch.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 16:34

Isle of Wight Bestival Gets Chic

Following his important intergalactic funk mission showing those Daft Punk Robots exactly how to party, Nile Rodgers, the fabled dance floor-filling hero returns to earthly realms. Picking up three Grammys and a BRIT on his way, he wipes the space dust from his trademark white suit, picks up his legendary six-string hit-maker, and descends majestically to the Isle of Wight. The call goes out from the Bestival crew, the King of Funk has arrived, Nile Rodgers is here and the Desert Island Disco is GO!

Rob da Bank says: "Ever since I first booked Chic and Nile for Bestival a few years back they have hands down been the best live band we've ever had at Bestival and Camp Bestival. And once people start realising how many hits Nile has written and produced for artists ranging from Madonna and David Bowie through to Daft Punk's Get Lucky you realise this is just one huge disco jukebox that is gonna keep firing out the hits all night! I'm over the moon that Nile and the crew are going to wrap up our Desert Island Disco Finale with a damn funky, glittery bang. Everybody Dance!"

Are you aged 20-35 and in a same-sex relationship and willing to participate in  research?

Danni Pearson is a PhD student from the Open University, she is looking for young same-sex couples (aged 20-35) to participate in the research who live in and around the Bristol/Bournemouth/Yeovil and South West area of the UK.

The research is about long-term relationships and Danielle will be looking at how couples make their relationships work. Participation involves keeping a diary for a week and being interviewed individually and as a couple.