Lavender Menace

Queer Books Archive

“Indecent and obscene” – 40 years since Operation Tiger

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Join Lavender Menace for an evening with Graham McKerrow, Sarah Pyke, and Sigrid Nielsen to discuss Operation Tiger, obscenity, and queer bookselling in the 1980s.

Social Sunday

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

On the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, the Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive is open 2pm-4pm for our informal Social Sundays. Join us for tea, cake and lots of queer book discussion! There is no need to sign up in advance, you can just turn up. Social Sundays are a great way to […]

Social Sunday

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

On the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, the Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive is open 2pm-4pm for our informal Social Sundays. Join us for tea, cake and lots of queer book discussion! There is no need to sign up in advance, you can just turn up. Social Sundays are a great way to […]

Social Sunday

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

On the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, the Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive is open 2pm-4pm for our informal Social Sundays. Join us for tea, cake and lots of queer book discussion! There is no need to sign up in advance, you can just turn up. Social Sundays are a great way to […]

Lus na Tùise

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Disathairne 1mh an Ogmhìos – Lus na Tùise – 3f-5fBithibh còmhla ri Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, bàrd, seinneadair is neach-breithneachaidh, airson còmhradh le Mia Suhaimi fad feasgar de leughadh rogha dhàn a chòig co-chruinneachaidhean, cho math ri cnuasachadh litreachas cuèir na Gàidhlig, nar tasglann-chuèir failteachail.Saturday 1st June – Lus na Tùise – 3pm-5pmJoin poet, singer […]

Abolition and Liberation Study Group

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Weekly 6-8pm on Tuesdays: 11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd July ‘Abolition’ describes an outlook towards the world that works to dismantle systems of oppression that maintain and perpetrate forms of injustice. Contemporary abolitionists argue that prisons and the police (among other institutions) are key mechanisms of anti-black, racist, classist, ableist, trans- and queerphobic oppression. […]

Abolition and Liberation Study Group

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Weekly 6-8pm on Tuesdays: 11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd July ‘Abolition’ describes an outlook towards the world that works to dismantle systems of oppression that maintain and perpetrate forms of injustice. Contemporary abolitionists argue that prisons and the police (among other institutions) are key mechanisms of anti-black, racist, classist, ableist, trans- and queerphobic oppression. […]

Abolition and Liberation Study Group

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Weekly 6-8pm on Tuesdays: 11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd July ‘Abolition’ describes an outlook towards the world that works to dismantle systems of oppression that maintain and perpetrate forms of injustice. Contemporary abolitionists argue that prisons and the police (among other institutions) are key mechanisms of anti-black, racist, classist, ableist, trans- and queerphobic oppression. […]

The A Team with Eris Young

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive presents a free and informal discussion session on asexual and aromantic spectrum representation hosted by the writer Eris Young. Join our small group for tea, books, and discussion to share ace and aro media in a welcoming space. All ace, aro and questioning people are very welcome! This event will […]

Abolition and Liberation Study Group

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Weekly 6-8pm on Tuesdays: 11th, 18th, 25th June & 2nd July ‘Abolition’ describes an outlook towards the world that works to dismantle systems of oppression that maintain and perpetrate forms of injustice. Contemporary abolitionists argue that prisons and the police (among other institutions) are key mechanisms of anti-black, racist, classist, ableist, trans- and queerphobic oppression. […]

Queer Men for Queer Literature

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

A friendly monthly discussion group about gay books and gay writing. Participants do not need to prepare anything in advance, but are welcome to bring along a text or extract from a piece of published gay writing they feel a connection with.This is an informal discussion group for people who enjoy reading and talking about how […]

LGBT Youth Scotland Storytelling Cafe

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Come and join LGBT Youth Scotland and add your voice to the (Un)seen, (Un)heard archive – a first of it’s kind collection that aims to capture the lived experience of young (and formerly young) LGBTQ+ people in Scotland today.  5pm – 6pm: We will run an informal drop in session between 5-6pm, where you can write, […]