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Making Equality Happen 2017

Stonewall Season - Making Equality Happen

Join us on Sunday 8 October!

Returning for its second year, ‘Making Equality Happen’ is an exhibition run in partnership with Gallery 23 celebrating the art and creativity of Scotland’s LGBT community and their Allies.  This year’s event is bigger than ever! As well as an exhibition of fantastic art, we’ll also have writing workshops, poetry readings, storytelling and music.  Taking place on Sunday 8 October 12noon – 4 pm this event is suitable for all ages. 

‘Making Equality Happen’ is part of Stonewall Season (2 – 8 October). Supported by Visa, Stonewall Season is a week of events taking place across the country to celebrate our diverse LGBT communities. 


When and Where

Date: Sunday 8 October 2017
Time: 12noon - 4pm
Venue: Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh EH6 8RG 


12noon - Start of event

1pm - 'Not Quite Fairy Tales' storytelling by Kirsty Venters

2-3.15pm - Writing workshop.  Run by Knight Errant Press this workshop will explore the theme of Pride and Identity and is open to all.  Places are limited so please reserve your space via the booking link below.

3.15pm -  Poetry and spoken word reading

We will also have music throughout the day and the Out of the Blue Cafe will be open and serving refreshments throughout the afternoon. 

Book Tickets

This event is free with a suggested on-door donation of £3 (£2 for children). All funds raised will go to support Stonewall Scotland’s vital work campaigning for LGBT equality.  

You can just turn up on the day or to avoid disappointment, you can register for this event now.  If you would like to attend a writing workshop, please pre-register through the link below.

Who attends

Everyone is welcome! This event is suitable for all ages.


The venue is fully accessible. Please inform us of any of your access needs in the event registration.

Take part

If are interested in running a workshop or performing on the day or exhibiting a piece of artwork, please email

Want to take part in the Stonewall Season? Register here


For further information email or call 0131 474 8019