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Glasgay! 2014 THE RESULTS SHOW

GLASGAY! 2014 ANNOUNCES THE RESULTS
our best bits, the numbers, our achievements

The Glasgay! Festival is Scotland’s annual celebration of LGBT culture. It features work by professional artists, in theatre, film, music, comedy and the visual arts. It celebrates the progress of equality and particularly the issues and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Glasgay! 2014 was the 21st anniversary of the festival.
We celebrated the year by holding 2 separate seasons of events
We were proud to be part of the official Commonwealth Games Cultural programme
We were also part of Homecoming Scotland 2014

Our 2014 festival featured amongst others John Waters, Craig Hill, Stephen K Amos, Vikki Stone, John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, and a raft of emergent talent from Scotland.

The Big No’s
1 Hollywood Star
3 world class acts
7 world premieres
42 emergent artists supported

Audience Source
Glasgow 77%
Adjacent 11%
Rest of Scotland 8%
England 3%
Overseas 1%

Funded by:
Grants: £124,703 = 48%
Earned: £56,389 = 22%
Sponsorship: £80,154 = 31%

Employed & Engaged
83 men
76 women
Total = 159
Inc. 20 volunteers
drawn from Scotland, England, Ireland, China, Italy, Greece, Poland, Finland, USA.

Online & Media Presence:
75,249 followers
360,494 reached

Media
15 minutes TV coverage
60 mins Radio coverage across 3 shows
61 Press articles
Advertising equivalent
value circa £365,000

Output
28 events
over 207 days of activity
19,129 attendances
Return
Box Office income £56,388
Turnover £260k

Impact
Direct Economic Impact £826,964
Wider economy £2.4million

Produced by:
Steven Thomson
Alphonso Harrison
Alan Miller
Laura McIntyre
and by a whole host of others in our venues and partner organisations

MANY MANY THANKS
+ HERE’S TO 2015

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