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26 June 24

Christ's College, Cambridge, 6pm. Diarmuid discusses Pride and Protest with a panel of queer scholars and activists. More info here.

24 June 24

The Common Press, London. Diarmuid speaks with Yael Van Der Wouden about her new novel, The Safekeep. More info and tickets here.

23 June 24

Open Book, BBC Radio 4. Diarmuid reflects on a new edition of E.M. Forster's The Life to Come and Other Stories. Listen here.

8 June 24

Club Urania Late, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Headline DJ Ryan Lovell (Pxssy Palace) and performances from Shardeazy, Margot Marshall, Niche Lorraine. Tickets here.

6 June 24

Belfast Book Festival, Belfast. Diarmuid and Katherine O'Donnell, author of Slant, discuss queer history and identity for Late Night Art. More info and tickets here.

28 May 24

Foyles, Charing Cross Road. Diarmuid is in conversation with Peter Parker about his new book, Some Men In London. More info and tickets here.

24 May 24

Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye. Diarmuid talks about queer spaces, the importance of belonging, and Nothing Ever Just Disappears. Meadow Stage, 5.30pm. More info and tickets here.

18 May 24

Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge. For Queer Utopias festival, Diarmuid is joined by Noreen Masud to discuss utopianism and a queer sense of place. More info and tickets here

16 Mar 24

Oxford Literary Festival, Oxford Martin School. Diarmuid is in conversation with Amin Ghaziani and Matt Cook about queer identity and a creative life. More info here

14 Mar 24

*SOLD OUT* Gay's The Word, London. Diarmuid talks with Amin Ghaziani about his new book Long Live Queer Nightlife. More info and tickets here

10 Mar 24

Sunday Feature, BBC Radio 3. Diarmuid's radio documentary about filmmaker Jack Smith broadcast on BBC Radio. Listen here.

29 Feb 24

Christ's College, Cambridge, 6pm. For Queer History Month, Diarmuid discusses LGBTQ+ equality with Lord Chris Smith and others. More info here.

23 Feb 24

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings. Diarmuid speaks with Hastings Queer History Collective about the town's queer spaces and places. More info here.

16 Feb 24

*SOLD OUT*Club Urania, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Acts include Tink Flaherty and Belladonna Paloma. More info and tickets here.

15 Feb 24

Southwark Cathedral, London. Diarmuid talks about Nothing Ever Just Disappears, creativity and a queer sense of place. More info here.

9 Feb 24

Nothing Ever Just Disappears USA West Coast launch, Book Soup Los Angeles. Diarmuid reads from the book and discusses a queer sense of place. More info here.

7 Feb 24

Nothing Ever Just Disappears USA East Coast launch, The Strand Bookstore NYC. Diarmuid talks with novelist Alice Winn. More info here.

6 Feb 24

Bobst Library, NYU. Diarmuid delivers a public lecture on the 30th anniversary of the founding of NYU's Downtown Collection of archives. More info tbc

7 Dec 23

Mimosa House, London. Diarmuid chats with artists Sophie Seita and Naomi Woo about their exhibition bingenTV. More info here.

23 Nov 23

Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge. Diarmuid is in conversation with Jack Parlett about Nothing Ever Just Disappears. More info and tickets here.

16 Nov 23

Books Upstairs, Dublin. Diarmuid reads from Nothing Ever Just Disappears and chats to Susan Tomaselli. More info and booking here.

11 Nov 23

Charleston House, East Sussex. Diarmuid talks about creativity and a queer sense of place in the Bloomsbury set's historic home. More info and tickets here.

10 Nov 23

Club Urania Late, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Acts include Chiyo and Orlando. More info and tickets here.

27 Oct 23

*SOLD OUT* Club Urania, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Acts include José Funnell and Astro Zenica. More info and tickets here.

19 Oct 23

*SOLD OUT* Institute for Contemporary Arts, London. Diarmuid talks with the Gays Gone By collective about Nothing Ever Just Disappears. More info and tickets here.

21 Sept 23

Topping & Company Booksellers, Bath. Diarmuid reads from Nothing Ever Just Disappears and talks about writing queer biography. More info and tickets here.

20 Sept 23

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge. Diarmuid is in conversation with artist Ian Giles about his film Edward/Maurice. More info and tickets here

14 Sept 23

Portobello Books, Edinburgh. Diarmuid reads from Nothing Ever Just Disappears and talks with Katie Goh. More info and tickets here

13 Sept 23

Nothing Ever Just Disappears launch, Foyles Charing Cross Road. Diarmuid reads from his new book and talks with Jason Okundaye. More info and tickets here

6 Sept 23

Pilot Press book launch, Institute for Contemporary Art, London. Diarmuid is in conversation with Dodie Bellamy about Kevin Killian's Argento Series. More info and tickets here.

12 July 23

*SOLD OUT* LRB Bookshop, Bloomsbury. Diarmuid is in conversation with Isabel Waidner about their new book, Corey Fah Does Social Mobility. 

8 June 23

30th Anniversary of Decriminalisation, Trinity College Dublin. Diarmuid joins other activists and academics to reflect on the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland. More info and tickets here.

27 May 23

Club Urania Late, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Headline DJ Lucia Blayke. Acts include GeeGee and Dairy King. More info and tickets here

7 May 23

Sunday Feature, BBC Radio 3. Diarmuid contributes to a new radio documentary The Pleasures and Pains of Denton Welch. Listen here.

28 Apr 23

*SOLD OUT* Club Urania, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Collaboration with disability arts festival I'm Here Where Are You. Acts include Bibi June and Ebony Rose Dark. More info and tickets here

6 Apr 23

New Thinking, BBC Sounds. Diarmuid presents a BBC podcast on new LGBTQ+ research, with guests Dr Ina Linge and Dr Sarah Pyke. Listen online here.

24 Mar 23

*SOLD OUT* Club Urania, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Acts include Wet Mess and Matty May.

17 Mar 23

Daunt Books Festival, Marylebone. Diarmuid is in conversation with Tom Crewe about his novel The New Life. More info and tickets here.

28 Feb 23

The Really Popular Book Club, Cambridge University Library. (Free, online) Diarmuid leads LGBTQ History Month special on Michael Cunningham's novel The Hours. More info and signup here.

17 Feb 23

*SOLD OUT* Club Urania, Cambridge Junction. Diarmuid shares hosting duties with Celia Willoughby. Acts include: Katie Greenall and Eve Stainton.

14 Feb 23

Free Thinking, BBC Radio 3. Special programme on 'Stories of Love', Diarmuid introduces Rita Mae Brown's lesbian classic Rubyfruit Jungle. More info here

1 Feb 23

Cambridge Edition magazine feature on Club Urania, Diarmuid interviewed: 'We're happy to be broadening people's perspective on queer culture'. Read the issue here.

4 Dec 22

Sunday Feature, BBC Radio 3. Diarmuid's radio documentary Deeds and Words broadcast, focusing on the art and activism of the suffrage movement. Listen here.

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