FEAST Festival 2022

Adelaide’s annual LGBTIQA+ festival is celebrating 25 years this year! The SAMESH team will be there every step of the way. Whether you’re a local or you’re headed to South Australia this November, be sure to stop by one of these events.

  • The South Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibition
    5 November – 2 December 2022
    Open Monday through Friday 9 AM-5 PM, Thursdays until 6PM
    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide
    Join SAMESH and the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in an exhibition of the original South Australian AIDS Memorial Quilts.
    Click here for more details on the SA AIDS Quilt Exhibition
  • The Quilt: A Forum on the SA AIDS Quilt
    Thursday 10 November 2022
    64C Woodville Road, Woodville
    Hear the stories behind each of the panels of the South Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt – learn why it came about and where to from here.
    Click here for more details on The Quilt Forum
  • SAMESH at the Sauna
    Saturday 12 & 19 November 2022
    431 Pulteney Street, Adelaide

    Ever been curious about what goes on inside a gay sauna? Join SAMESH as we take you inside Pulteney 431 to see the venue and hear about its 45 year history. This tour is open to everyone 18+
    Click here for more details on SAMESH at the Sauna
  • Queer Maker’s Space
    12 & 13 November 2022
    10AM-1PM, 2-5PM
    SAMESH, 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide
    Want to create zero-waste sustainable fashion, express yourself through art, or make a few badges to add to your collection? Drop into SAMESH’s weekend-long maker’s space and get your queer creative on.
    Click here for more details on the Queer Maker’s Space
  • Hello Sailor: Queering the Port!
    Sunday 13 November
    Starts at Dock 1, McLaren Parade & Timpson St, Port Adelaide

    All aboard The Gertrude for a nautical but nice ‘cruise’ of the queer history of Port Adelaide. Our experienced captain, Queen of the Walk, Dr Gertrude Glossip, will safely navigate the ‘dangerous’ swamps, wharves, pubs, and back alleys of The Port to give you magical maritime moments to remember!
    Click here for more details on Hello Sailor
  • GEAR’d Adelaide
    17-20 November
    The Wakefield Hotel, 76 Wakefield Street, Adelaide 5000

    GEAR’d Adelaide was established in 2017 to showcase the unique and diverse community. This dedicated group of individuals have worked tirelessly over the last four years to grow an all-inclusive SAFER place where kinksters can learn and develop their skills and play in kink, show off their love of fetish attire, and make new friends, or catch up with old ones, in a relaxed and welcoming fetish friendly atmosphere.
    Click here for more info on GEAR’d Adelaide
  • Patchwork Community Canvas: Stitching Ourselves into History
    Saturday 19 November
    Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide

    Documenting our present is an important part of ensuring that future generations of queers know who we are and what we do. Inspired by the Australian AIDS Memorial Quilts, join SAMESH in the creation of a hand-stitched community canvas.
    Click here for more details on Patchwork Community Canvas
  • Nungay Night – Deadly Fabulous!
    Saturday 19 November
    The Jade, 142–160 Flinders Street, Adelaide
    Adult $20 | Concession $15
    Enjoy a night showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQA+ talent! Nungay Night never disappoints – join us for performers of all varieties, then dance, laugh and celebrate with us all that is Deadly Fabulous!
    Click here for more details on Nungay Night
  • In Conversation: Dr Gertrude Gossip
    Thursday 24 November
    Adelaide City Library, 3 Rundle Place, 77-91 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
    The iconic Dr Gertrude Glossip PhD (Formal Drapery) Curtain University shares her wit and wisdom gleaned from 25 years of Feast Festival participation. Join Gertrude on a journey through a quarter century of History Walks captured in her tantalising tome: Queen of the Walk: Gertrude’s Guide to Gay Adelaide History. Hosted by the equally fabulous Dr Nikki Sullivan from SAMESH.
    Click here for more details on In Conversation: Dr Gertrude Gossip
  • Picnic in the Park
    Sunday 27 November
    Rundle Park, Adelaide
    General Admission $10
    When it comes to FEAST, all roads lead to Picnic in the Park! Bring your friends, family, and dogs for Feast’s annual community picnic. Explore artisan market stalls, the community villages, the sports hub, and more! Click here for more details on Picnic in the Park
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