The Queer Arts Consortium (QUAC) is a collaboration between Raze Collective, Fringe! Queer Arts & Film Fest, The Cocoa Butter Club, Queer Youth Art Collective and PRIM.Black. QUAC has been awarded funding through the Elevate programme from Arts Council England, to establish a partnership model of collaboration and shared services.
QUAC seeks to preserve, develop and embolden its partner organisations. In turn participating in the continuing establishment of a thriving Queer Arts sector in the UK, that builds essential community, careers and culture.
Raze Collective is a charity established to support, develop and nurture queer performance in the UK. Raze Collective offers a range of support for artists and those working in the creative field, from access to rehearsal space, workshops and mentorship to a programme of networking events, live shows and funded projects.
Fringe! Queer Arts & Film Fest
Fringe! is an entirely volunteer-run organisation rooted in London's queer creative scene. In Novembers, and throughout the year, Fringe! showcase's an eclectic mix of films, arts and events celebrating LGBTIQA+ stories from around the world, welcoming everybody.
The Cocoa Butter Club
The Cocoa Butter Club exists to promote and celebrate performers of colour, creating a platform for the multitude of mediums artists create.
The Cocoa Butter Club strives to “decolonise & moisturise” the stages of London, UK, & abroad, redistributing the narrative of bodies of colour, providing agency and autonomy in celebrating our capabilities.
PRIM is a digital platform for storytelling. Born out of not seeing enough Queer Black stories and stories, in general, of people of Black ancestry. The focus is to make stories by African, Caribbean and Afro-Latinx fam available and readily accessible.
Queer Youth Art Collective
Queer Youth Art Collective (QYAC) is a team of LGBT artists and creatives running free weekly workshops and discussion forums in person and online for LGBT young people 18-26.
QUAC are building a directory of queer creatives in the UK, share your details with our partners here.