11th June

The Queer Fringe Festival

11th June

The Sam Hickman Variety Hour 2

Returning to the Sherman after a sold-out premiere performance, The Sam Hickman Variety Hour is back with even more gags, guests, and glamour.

Pay What You Want | 20:00 | Sherman Theatre

Swan Song

Retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home after learning of his former client's dying wish for him to style her final hairdo. Soon, Pat embarks on an odyssey to confront the ghosts of his past and collect the beauty supplies necessary for the job. With a magnetic performance from legendary actor Udo Kier this Iris Prize festival favourite is a comical and bittersweet journey about rediscovering one's sparkle, and looking gorgeous while doing so.

Ticket includes entry to the Iris Friends Summer Cocktail party on Saturday 11th June where there will be an opportunity to meet director Todd Stephens before the film.

I’m finally using my body for what I feel like it’s made to do by Owain Train McGilvery

Time: TBC | Chapter

Iris Summer Party

This year the Iris Summer Drinks Reception is an official part of the Queer Fringe Festival with our friends from the Queer Emporium who will be helping Team Iris create Cocktails!

Our special guest Todd Stephens is the writer, director, and producer of Swan Song which is screening in Chapter from 10 – 16 June.

£5.00 | 14:00 | St. Catherine's Hall

Afghan Girls in Education: Art Auction

Cardiff Umbrella & Klatch Collective bring you an exhibition and online auction in aid of Afghan women in education.

Exhibiting a donated array of talent in Cardiff Umbrella HQ from June 3rd until an online auction event on June 24th, where all works will be available to purchase.

All proceeds will be donated to LEARN; an organisation whose main focus is the provision of quality education to children in Afghanistan; building resources for women and youths within communities and empowering them through mentorship, skill development and capacity building courses.

For further information visit: www.learnafghan.org

FREE | 11am - 4pm | Umbrella Art Collective

Meet the Ballroom Community

An exhibtion of photographs and outfits from The Welsh Ballroom Community.

Free |  All Day (8am - 7pm) | Morgan Quarter