Social Activities

Friday Evening

Friday 4th March 10pm-2.30am

The Peacock Parlour presents "Queer Creatives"

With special thanks to The Old Town Whiskey Bar at Bodega – the grand dame in Cork’s Old Town, Ireland’s largest whiskey bar housed in one of the country’s most beautiful buildings. The Bodega becomes a private event from 10pm until 2.30am – grab a bite at the Bodega before the event or at one of the many eateries nearby.

A night of queer cabaret, burlesque and general craic.

Hosted by the inimitable Phil T Gorgeous. Featuring Sade O Sapphic, Slicko, Mizza, The Wild Geeze, Bonnie Boux, and last but not least, Lucy Von Furr.

Followed by dancing into the small hours with DJ Andrea.

Signature cocktails by The Bodega's expert mixologists, microbrewery beers by Rising Sons, and more.

Tickets €14.20 including booking fee.

Book tickets here:

Saturday Evening

Saturday 5th March, doors open 8pm

Join us for the After Party of the 25th Lesbian Lives Conference being hosted by LINC (Advocating for Lesbian and Bisexual Women).

What better way to end the 25th Lesbian Lives Conference in Cork than to celebrate with great company and funky disco tunes by broadcaster and DJ Kate Brennan Harding.

The event will take place at “The Address” Hotel, Military Hill, St. Luke's, Cork City.

Tickets €12 via Eventbrite pre-purchase only - tickets will not be available at the door.

Sunday Midday

Sunday 6th March, 12noon-2pm

The organising committee are delighted to invite delegates to participate in a cultural programme about LGBT+ lives and histories in Cork.


12noon – Art Gallery Tour

Dr. Michael Waldron, Assistant Curator of Collections & Special Projects at Crawford Art Gallery, will present a 45-minute guided tour of the gallery with an emphasis on some of the LGBT+ themed works from the national collection.

Venue: Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland T12 TNE6 Tel: 021 480 5042

Meeting point: The ground floor Sculpture Galleries - first room on the left inside the main door of the gallery.


12:45pm – LGBT Cork History Interactive Walking Tour

Orla Egan, Founder of Cork's LGBT Archive, will provide an LGBT interactive walking tour of Cork. This tour is timed to begin at the Crawford Art Gallery immediately after the gallery tour (12.45/1pm). We will finish at LINC's community centre on White Street.

While the walking tour is city-centre based, we recommend that delegates consider their footwear and to bring a rain-jacket.

Meeting point: The ground floor Sculpture Galleries - first room on the left inside the main door of the Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland T12 TNE6.


1:00pm – LINC (Advocating for Lesbian and Bisexual Women) Community Social Space

LINC, Ireland’s only LB women’s community organization, is delighted to welcome delegates and visitors from 1.00pm to their Community Centre on White Street for light refreshments, socialising and chat.

LINC, 11A White St, Cork, T12 D36W - Phone: 021 4808600    Email:


Lesbian Lives 2022 Conference