When the New Year rolls around, it can be easy to pick resolutions that centre on restriction – less sugar, less fat, less drinking, etc. However, there is something much more fulfilling about taking up or learning something creative and new. From learning valuable skills to making like-minded friends, there are so many advantages to new hobbies. So, with that in mind, we have put together 11 LGBT+ inclusive groups to help you become a more creative person.
Glória LGB Choir
Dublin’s longest running LGB choir just gets better and better every year. If you want to harmonise, contact [email protected] to find out about auditions.
Dublin Gay Gardeners
Dublin Gay Gardeners invite green-fingered pals to join them on meet-ups and day trips to some of Ireland’s most stunning botanical locations. Check them out here.
Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus
With a repertoire ranging from Spiritual and Renaissance to Disney and Take That, Dublin’s all male choir has auditions on a regular basis. Find out more here.
Friendly Gay Book Club
Appreciating wonderful works of literature on the first Wednesday of the month at Outhouse, 8pm Dublin. Contact [email protected] for information.
Award-winning drama group for the LGBT+ community at Outhouse, Thursdays, 7.30pm. Contact [email protected] for more.
Showing classic queer cinema, on the third Saturday of the month, 2pm, New Theatre, Temple Bar. Visit filmqlub.com to see what’s playing.
Side B – LGBT Anthems Club
Like a book club, but with albums, Side B is perfect for music-loving LGBT+ people looking to listen and share music together. Find out more here.
The Dublin Gay Music Group
A gathering of gay men who meet on Saturdays to appreciate classical music. New members are always welcome. Visit dgmg.businesscatalyst.com for details.
LINC Drama Group
Thespian lesbians meet Tuesdays, 7pm at LINC, 11A White Street, Cork. Contact [email protected] for more.
Choral Con Fusion
Cork’s LGBT+ choir is a super-diverse bunch of people who just love to sing out in the South. Visit choralconfusion.com to find out about auditions.
Over The Rainbow Drama Group
Sligo’s LGBT+ theatre group is pretty theatrical. Visit Facebook.com/overtherainbowdramagroup for more information.
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