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Curious Festival 2019


Curious Arts Festival is an annual celebration of LGBTQ culture across the North East. Following a successful pilot festival in 2016 Curious Arts returns to produce an exciting festival which aims to explore and celebrate LGBTQ culture through the arts. Increasing visibility, dialogue and understanding of the LGBTQ community of the North East.

The not-for-profit organisation strives to improve the quality of life of LGBTQ communities their friends and families by promoting visibility and opportunities for audiences and artists.

Curious Festival is proud to be championing activity with and for children, young people and families, queer artists of colour and female led activity.

Opening the festival on Sunday 30th June 2019, is a showcase of work by young people from the North East, Live Theatre is Curious!  and the event will come to a close on 9th July at Sage Gateshead with a classical concert of music celebrating LGBT composers, RNS is Curious!

Opening Times

Curious Festival 2019 (30 June 2019 - 9 July 2019)

Guide Prices

Some events are free and some are ticketed - please check individual events for full details.



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