Event Calendar

Jan 14 – Feb 20 all-day Orange Tree Theatre
Chris Urch’s critically-acclaimed play. Dembe and Sam have been seeing each other for a while. They should be wondering where this is going and when to introduce each other to their families. But they’re gay and this is Uganda. The consequences of their relationship being discovered will be explosive. Especially for Dembe, whose brother goes into the pulpit each week ...
Jan 26 – Jan 30 all-day Hull Truck Theatre
Miss Nightingale the musical is unusual because not only is it an original British musical (written by West End composer Matthew Bugg) but it has an honest, passionate and moving gay romance right at the heart of the story. It is set in 1940s’ London and reclaims the forgotten fate of gay men as ‘the enemy within’ during the Second ...
Jan 29 – May 15 all-day Leeds City Museum
Leeds Queer Stories Leeds City Museum will be showing Leeds Queer Stories a display of local LGBT*Q history. (LGBT*Q: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer) The project is part of the Arts Council England funded project within Leeds Museums and Galleries to engage with new audiences and has emerged from the recently successful Leeds Art Gallery queer cultural project ‘PoMoGaze’ ...
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm Birmingham Council House
Faith and the LGBT community in 2016 – where we are now and what next? SHOUT and Birmingham City Council present an evening of debate and conversation. Join us for a panel debate discussing where we are in 2016 and what next for faith and the LGBT community. A multi-faith panel will be open to questions from the floor. We ...
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm The Two Brewers
Exactly 20 years after the opening of the original off-broadway run, TwoBox Productions is bringing RENT to London! RENT follows 8 friends from Christmas Eve through a difficult, transitional year of their lives. Initially they seem content with their bohemian lifestyles in New York, but eventually they allow the audience to see their true pain and insecurity. When faced with ...
Jan 30 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm Jubilee Hall Gym, Covent Garden 30 The Piazza, WC2E 8BE, London
Here you will be able to meet new friends, get fit, build confidence, learn martial art and most importantly you will be having lots of fun. Join us if you want to gain any of the above listed.
Jan 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Jubilee Hall Gym ( Beside London Transport Museum), Covent Garden,
Wutian Martial Art Institute offers an all-encompassing mix of martial arts in our self-defence classes. The different elements of art form include Judo, Jiujitsu, Krav Maga, Kickboxing and Wing Chun (Kung Fu) which are put together comprehensively and taught as general self-defence. The integration of Chinese Kung Fu (Wing Chun) allows people of a physically smaller stature to perform techniques ...
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm The National Archives
From love letters that were meant to be destroyed, to the calling card of transgender diplomat, Chevalier d’Eon, The National Archives is home to many personal stories relating to LGBT history. Evlynn Sharp will lead a workshop, inviting participants to draw inspiration from a selection of intimate records to inform their own creative writing. To mark LGBT History Month, we ...
Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm The Two Brewers
Exactly 20 years after the opening of the original off-broadway run, TwoBox Productions is bringing RENT to London! RENT follows 8 friends from Christmas Eve through a difficult, transitional year of their lives. Initially they seem content with their bohemian lifestyles in New York, but eventually they allow the audience to see their true pain and insecurity. When faced with ...
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm Hot Numbers Coffee Shop
Join us for a celebration of ‘Religion, Belief and Philosophy’ as told through the music of women composers from the 16th century to modern day. As part of LGBT History Month, Eleanor Cramer, Anita Dutta and Lisa Gisborne perform beautiful and powerful songs that caputre women’s thoughts and emotions through the ages.
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm Moca London
Annie Attridge Should of Could Of Would of 31 January – 27 February, 2016 Private View 31 January 2- 4 pm Thursday – Saturday 2-6pm or by appointments MOCA London is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Annie Attridge. In her new works Should of Could of Would of Annie Attridge depicts scenes and snippets of shapes and forms ...
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day The Broadway Theatre
All month at The Broadway Theatre Gallery space Mon, Thurs, Fri 10-3, access via Box Office View #Outcome portrait exhibition by local photographer Tom Dingley www.tomdingleyphotography.com
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day Lewisham Library
An exhibition about the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and decriminalisation of homosexuality using archives from the LSE – based Hall-Carpenter Archives and the Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive. On loan with thanks from the LSE Library. Available during library opening hours.
Feb 1 – Mar 4 all-day Atrium Gallery, London School of Economics and Political Science
40 years of prophecy, protest and pride Christian Voices Coming Out is a heritage project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which is capturing the stories of pioneering LGBT Christian activists, advocates and allies. Over the past 40 years, these individuals have worked for the acceptance, affirmation and welcome of gay and lesbian people, have challenged the churches when they ...
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day www.elegytheradioplay.com
ELEGY is an award winning play inspired by photographs and interviews of gay Iraqi refugees taken by Bradley Secker in 2010. Recorded at the National Theatre, UK ELGY is performed by Adam Best (UK Theatre Award Nomination for Best Actor & Winner of Critics’ Award for Theatre in Scotland – Best Male Performance) and directed by Douglas Rintoul (Complicite, Hampstead ...
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day
After the success and popularity of Febulous February 2014 and 2015, FioxiRose, writer, performance poet and lesbian, living in Kent, is reaching out again to friends, colleagues and associates who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or family members and inviting them to submit a short piece of their own writing as a celebration during LGBT History month. The pieces, a ...
Feb 1 – Feb 7 all-day Main reception, York Hospital, Wigginton Road, York, YO31 8HE
A special display board to mark LGBT History Month, providing information on the Trust’s approach to LGBT equality, an opportunity for feedback on improving services and information on an LGBT-inclusive image-gathering initiative running throughout February. Tickets: Not required Accessibility: baby-changing; wheelchair access
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day People's History Museum
Ceramicist Claudia Clare makes clay pots to tell stories. Her practice mixes ethnographic social research with ceramic practices and writing and includes drawing, photography and film making as part of the process. The Clause 28 Tea Set commemorated the year of protest in 1988. Clause 28 banned schools and local authorities from the ‘promotion’ of ‘homosexuality as a pretended family ...
Feb 1 @ 8:30 am – Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA
To celebrate LGBT History Month council meeting rooms in West Offices and Hazel Court will be renamed for the month, after famous and infamous characters and locations with links to York’s LGBT communities past and present. New signage introduces characters and sheds light on York’s ‘hidden’ histories, celebrating our achievements, and opening our eyes to our shared diversity and heritage. ...
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm Islington Central Library
A large book promotion of LGBT titles covering all aspects of LGBT experiences and with a focus on young people. The books have been provided by Gays the Word – one of the country’s premier LGBT bookshop!
Feb 1 @ 12:30 pm The Guildhall
Come and see the rainbow flag raised over Cambridge Guildhall as the Mayor of Cambridge launches LGBT History Month 2016
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Pavilion Cafe
A Fylde LGBT event with an evening full of entertainment with live music, film, talks, celebrity guests and much more.
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ask for details
German- and Turkish-language film screening with English subtitles, followed by a discussion. Ali takes a Turkish prostitute, Yeter, into his German apartment to protect her in spite of his disapproving son, Nejat. When Yeter dies in an altercation with Ali, Nejat goes to find her daughter in Istanbul. Ayten, Yeter’s daughter, escapes from Turkey when her political activism threatens her ...
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
Two young brothers go in search of their birth father across the colourful landscape of Greece. There will be a live Q&A with lead actors Kostast Nikoulis and Nikos Ngjela after the screening.
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Religion, Belief and Philosophy on screen with the Iris Prize Festival, Partnered with Pride Cymru. Kicking off LGBT History month in Wales, organisers of the Iris Prize Festival (the world’s largest LGBT short film prize) have teamed up with Pride Cymru to create a one off special event to celebrate equality and diversity. A selection of short films have been ...
Feb 2 – Feb 28 all-day Jubilee Library Foyer
Queer, internationally acclaimed and award-winning figurative sculptor Eve Shepherd MRBS, SPS, exhibits a retrospective of her work created over a period of 15 years. Eve’s classically styled contemporary sculptures, have received much public recognition in exhibitions across the globe. Using a series of sophisticated portraits, her work challenges social prejudices around LGBT issues, age, birth, death, disability, mental health, faith, ...
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm Wellcome Collection
10.00am – 6.00pm Tuesday – Sunday and 10.00am – 10.00pm on Thursday. Closed Monday Tibet’s Secret Temple explores Tibetan Buddhist yogic and meditational practice and their connections to physical and mental well being. Inspired by an exquisite series of 17th century murals from a private meditation chamber for Tibet’s Dalai Lamas in Lhasa’s Lukhang Temple, the exhibition features over 120 ...
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm Vauxhall Tavern
John Shortell from Music Union want to chat re Music and LGBT History month… ‘The event will be a panel discussion focusing on the closure of LGBT spaces and how these venues not only provide employment to musicians’ and performers but are also sites of cultural and historical significance where LBGT communities have formed and continue to grow.’ Doors from ...
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm Birmingham Metropolitan College, Matthew Boulton Campus
Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and Universities are invited to perform their LGBT+Inclusive work from the curriculum to highlight their ground breaking inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity. Performances will include speeches, dances, songs, readings, drama, PRIDE Youth Network campaigns along with the debut of the Equality Song and Equality Play for Birmingham and key speeches from members of ...
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm V/045, Vanbrugh College, University of York, York, YO10 5DD
A reading and discussion with Robert Wyke (retired master at Winchester College) of selected literary texts of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This talk and discussion session will touch on writers such as Alexander Pope and locally-connected Sir John Vanbrugh, as well as offering glimpses of the early treatment of gay and bisexual themes. Tickets: Not required Accessibility: BSL/English ...
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm LAB 027, Anglia Ruskin University
Part of our regular series of Film4 screenings at Anglia Ruskin University. James Ivory’s 1987 film adapted from the E.M. Forster novel
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Genesis Cinema
What happens when a diverse group of LGBTQ youth dares to be “out” on stage to reveal their lives and their loves? THE YEAR WE THOUGHT ABOUT LOVE goes behind the scenes of one of the oldest queer youth theaters in America, slipping into classrooms, kitchens, subways, and rehearsal rooms with this fearless and endearing troupe. Boston-based True Colors OUT ...
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm London School of Economics and Political Science
Drawing on a mix of personal experience and professional insight, speakers from the City, the bar and the bench will discuss contemporary barriers to the advancement of LGBT+ people in the legal profession and how those barriers may be overcome. The event takes place in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Aldwych. It is open to all, free to attend ...
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Artrix Arts Centre
Join us for a FREE celebration of LGBT History Month! There will be information stalls in the foyer, refreshments and glitter tattoos! The evening will culminate at 7.30pm with a FREE screening of PRIDE: It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in ...
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm The National Archives
This talk will look at the 1980s’ anti-gay ‘backlash’, using the astonishing testimonies of around 600 largely heterosexual Mass Observers writing in response to a directive issued on the AIDS crisis in 1987. Speaker Matt Cook will explore the generational and geographical divisions that emerge through these testimonies, the near consensus on promiscuity, and the limited terms on which homosexuality ...
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Royal Vauxhall Tavern
2015 was a tough year for some of London’s most well-known LGBT venues. Many shut their doors for good, and many more became under threat from property developers, landlords and noise abatement issues. It’s no over-exaggeration to say that London’s LGBT community is in crisis. As these venues close, so do safe spaces for LGBT people to socialise and find ...
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 13 @ 10:00 pm Park Theatre
Tuesday – Saturday: 7.30pm. Thursday & Saturday Matinees: 3.00pm. Cast: Alistair McGowan, Maggie Ollerenshaw and Daniel Weyman. Michael has been in a coma for three weeks. On waking, he realises that four thousand days of his memory have been completely erased. He remembers nothing of Paul, his partner. Paul must fight to bring Michael’s memory back, while Michael’s mother, Carol, ...
Feb 3 – Feb 28 all-day Artrix Arts Centre
Coming Out Stories was an 18 month project of creative research, heritage training and community collecting and the question that young LGBT+ people asked “What is your coming out story?” triggered a wide range of responses and memories. With support from the Heritage Lottery Fund Birmingham LGBT sought to engage young people with LGBT+ heritage and enable them to understand ...
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm Creative with Nature Gallery
Joyful, cheeky and uplifting photographic exhibition of one socially isolated lesbian’s mission to ‘have a jump’ with a different lesbian, each and every day for a year, using a camera on a tiny tripod set with a 10 second delay. Open Wed-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4
Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm De Grey Foyer (DG/080), York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX
An afternoon of workshops exploring the importance of visibility. Drawing liberally on personal experiences, speakers from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Stonewall and York St John University will reflect and facilitate discussion on a range of areas including championing LGBT inclusion as an ally, staying invisible to conform and the importance of being a role model. LGBT people and allies alike ...
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm University of Portsmouth, Eldon Building, room 1.09
A series of short films produced by The University of Portsmouth which examines LGBTQI Jewish ritual in the UK. Ritual Reconstructed is a collaborative, community and academic project looking at the ways in which Jewish people who identify as LGBTQI, The short film themes include Transgender Day of Remembrance, World AIDS Day, Purim and other Jewish Festivals, and Pride. In ...
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm V/123, Vanbrugh College, University of York, York, YO10 5DD
A talk by Dr Lucy Jones (University of Nottingham) analysing the identity construction of two transgender teens who chart their gender transition on YouTube. It is argued that vlogs are a crucial resource for young trans people, but that their unmediated nature can lead to the reproduction of somewhat limited ideologies regarding what is typical of a true trans person. ...
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm Loughborough University - Brockington B.0.08
As a part of the LGBT History Month celebrations Loughborough University LGBT Staff Network and Loughborough Students’ Union LGBT+ Association will be screening the documentary ‘Bette Bourne: It Goes With the Shoes’, which tells the story of actor, drag queen and LGBT activist Bette Bourne who was considered to play a vital role in British LGBT activism throughout the 70’s ...
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm Baroosh,
A social event for all LGBT people. Come along and enjoy a social gathering
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ask for details
Hebrew-language film screening with English subtitles, followed by a discussion. A middle-aged Orthodox Jew, Aaron, living and working in Jerusalem with his wife and children, meets homeless 19-year-old student Ezri. Aaron offers Ezri work as his assistant at his family’s butcher shop. The two men grow close and their attraction becomes sexual. Aaron must reconcile his sexuality and feelings for ...
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm London Metropolitan Archives
Surat-Shaan Knan introduces the Twilight People project which has gathered images and oral histories of transgender and gender nonconforming people of faith. Reserve your space. Twilight People has an exhibition at Islington Museum which opens on 5 February.
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm SU Auditorium, Level 2, Sheffield Students' Union.
The 1990 documentary-film, Paris is Burning, has become iconic of the New York Ball Scene. Featuring the origins of ‘shade’, ‘reading’, and ‘voguing’, Paris is Burning and the Ball scene has dramatically influenced and shaped LGBT+ and Drag culture as we know it today. The documentary provides a compelling and entertaining account of black, queer life in New York during ...
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm London Irish Centre
The Cauldron, or in Christian terms, the Grail, is a central recurring motif in Celtic Mythology: the vessel is a symbol of the inexhaustible resources of the spirit, forever renewing itself, whether it be the hidden spirit that animates all matter, or, in psychological terms, an energy in the depths of the mind that, if developed, can free us from ...
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm A01, Highfield House, University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham welcomes Dr Christina Richards, Senior Specialist Psychology Associate and Clinical Research Fellow, to discuss perceptions of bisexuality within society. This event is part of the University of Nottingham’s LGBT History Month programme. For more information on activites happening throughout the month, please visit our blog: https://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/lgbthistorymonth/. If you have any additional requirements or accessibility requests, please ...
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Artrix Arts Centre
Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences. – See more at: http://www.artrix.co.uk/whats-on/cinema/carol/#sthash.Vq0FK9jW.dpuf
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
“Wilde Without the boy” is a dramatisation of “De Profundis”, the letter Oscar Wilde wrote in 1897 to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, from his cell in Reading gaol. Two years previously, Wilde had been imprisoned for acts of gross indecency with other males. Take a glimpse into the bruised, loving soul of one of the greatest geniuses ever to ...
Feb 4 – Feb 6 all-day The Grand Theatre Blackpool
Miss Nightingale the musical is unusual because not only is it an original British musical (written by West End composer Matthew Bugg) but it has an honest, passionate and moving gay romance right at the heart of the story. It is set in 1940s’ London and reclaims the forgotten fate of gay men as ‘the enemy within’ during the Second ...
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm Wellcome Collection
10.00am – 6.00pm Tuesday – Sunday and 10.00am – 10.00pm on Thursday. Closed Monday This changing exhibition will examine perspectives from artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to interrogate our understanding of the conscious experience. Exploring phenomena such as somnambulism, mesmerism, and disorders of memory and consciousness, the exhibition will examine ideas around the nature of consciousness, and in particular what ...
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm K/133, King's Manor, University of York, Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EP
The talk will address both the challenges of writing LGBT histories of past societies using archaeological materials and the professional contexts within which LGBT archaeologists operate. Dr Alan M. Greaves (University of Liverpool) will draw on personal experience as an archaeologist and LGBT activist, exploring the tensions and opportunities of creating a balanced picture of world history and a modern, ...
Feb 4 @ 5:30 pm University of Hertfordshire
As part of LGBT History Month, the Equality Office will be screening the ‘intense and gripping’ thriller, The Imitation Game. Featuring an outstanding performance from Benedict Cumberbatch, this incredible true story takes place during the darkest days of World War ll, when the British government enlist the help of Alan Turing to crack Enigma, the unbreakable German encryption device. Turing ...
Feb 4 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm CRI 184
Western culture has come to view gender binary, with two rigidly fixed options: male or female. When a child is born, a quick glance between the legs determines the gender label that the child will carry for life. But even if gender is restricted to basic biology, a binary concept still fails to capture the rich variation that exists. Join ...
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ask for details
French-language film screening with English subtitles, followed by a discussion. Teenager Zachary is confused about his sexuality and is in conflict with his Canadian-Catholic upbringing which alienates his father Gervais and confuses his mother Laurianne. Forcing himself to like girls, Zachary also has to cope with his older brothers who don’t make his life any easier. When he finally accepts ...
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Petrie Museum
A discussion around gender identity focusing on depictions of the pharaohs, Hatshepshut and Akhenaten in the ancient world and, early twentieth-century attitudes to their allegedly ‘transgressive’ identities. We will also consider how these pharaohs might allow us to reflect on ideas about sexuality and gender identification in the present. With the support of Wellcome Trust-funded project “Sexual Science Beyond the ...
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm National Portrait Gallery, London
‘The Gallery is a special, quite sacred space so I like to start of with something gentle and soothingly familiar before moving onto more challenging and experimental pieces. What is being exhibited and even the weather are taken into account as these will inform people’s mood and how they will digest my set. I also like to make people smile ...
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Terrence Higgins Trust
To mark 30 years of THT’s SWISH project since its origins as Streetwise Youth, Del Campbell will look at how male sex work has changed over that period. The panel will discuss issues such as: Is it more acceptable to be a male escort now? What would be the impact of criminalising their clients – a model favoured by many ...
Feb 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Fountains Lecture Theatre (FT/002), York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX
A special screening of new English-language documentary Deconstructing Zoe, followed by a question and answer session with award-winning film maker Rosa Fong. Deconstructing Zoe is an exploration of gender, race and sexuality, seen through the life and times of trans Chinese actor Zoe. The documentary is a vivid and intimate account of a journey of self-discovery, where gender and sexuality ...
Feb 4 @ 6:30 pm National Portrait Gallery, London
In celebration of LGBT History Month, join the host of the Gallery’s Queer Perspectives programme, artist Sadie Lee, as she introduces a screening of one of her favourite films of recent years. The Duke of Burgundy (Dir. Peter Strickland, 2014. Cert. 18, 104 minutes), is set in a world without men, a fantasy-like world in an unidentifiable time and place. ...
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 6 @ 7:55 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
An energetic and hilarious solo show in which Eilidh MacAskill works through her penis envy by taking on a range of manly stereotypes while displaying her undeniable womanhood. STUD is an entertaining yet complex attack on gender binaries and masculinity from the point of view of a queer female. Performances: Thu 4 to Sat 6 Feb, 7:30pm. Over 16s (contains ...
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 6 @ 7:55 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
From the team who brought you Polari Mission Live!, artist Jez Dolan with writer Chris Hoyle present a new theatre piece, loaded with sequins, feathers, lipstick and lights. Life’s a Drag is part of a year-long project exploring the history of Drag in Manchester through performance, exhibition, oral history and getting your drag on. Grab your lippy, whisper ‘Sister’ at ...
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm Gay's The Word
Thursday February 4th at 7pm – FREE Entry Please RSVP on Facebook Under the Udala Trees is a beautifully-written, heart-breaking and masterful novel which tells the story of Ijeoma. From her war-torn childhood during the Biafran War in the 1960s through to marriage and motherhood including her experience of first love with another girl, her strained relationship with her mother, ...
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Contact Theatre, Brisbane Street, Manchester M15 6JA
Andy Bell, from pop legends Erasure, takes on the most challenging role of his career as age defying, polysexual Torsten, cursed to love many and get close to no-one. In this bawdy theatrical song-cycle, he delivers musical missives illuminating the extraordinarily mysterious life of a man disconcerted by his own bizarre experience of the nature of passing years. www.saint-torsten.com BOOKING ...
Feb 4 @ 8:30 pm mac, birmingham
Producers Al Brown, Jacqui Edenbrow, William Fairman, Max Gogarty, Kevin Sutcliffe UK 2015 80 mins UK distribution Peccadillo Pictures Chemsex is the name given to the rising phenomenon which refers to the use of drugs in a sexual context. Often referring to group sex that can last for days, the allure of chemsex has led to many young men being ...
Feb 4 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 6 @ 10:25 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
An energetic and hilarious solo show in which Eilidh MacAskill works through her penis envy by taking on a range of manly stereotypes while displaying her undeniable womanhood. STUD is an entertaining yet complex attack on gender binaries and masculinity from the point of view of a queer female. Performances: Thu 4 to Sat 6 Feb, 7pm. Over 16s (contains ...
Feb 5 – Feb 7 all-day The University of Westminster and G-A-Y
 
Feb 5 – Mar 5 all-day Islington Museum
TWILIGHT PEOPLE: Stories of Faith and Gender Beyond the Binary Join us for the historic launch of the Twilight People touring exhibition during LGBT History Month 2016. A pioneering diversity project exploring the ‘hidden history’ of transgender and gender nonconforming people of faith – the Twilight People exhibition captures the voices and images of trans people and interprets them in ...
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Buckinghamshire New University
A series of short films directed by Searle Kochberg and produced by The University of Portsmouth, examining LGBTQI Jewish ritual in the UK. Ritual Reconstructed is a collaborative, community and academic project looking at the ways in which Jewish people who identify as LGBTQI, engage in religious and community life. In the past year Searle Kochberg, from the Faculty of ...
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Britten-Pears Foundation
This is our third annual event as part of LGBT History Month in February. This year the theme is religion and philosophy and we explore Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears’ relationship and the unique contribution Britten’s sexual identity played in his life and art. With our guest speakers, we shall also be examining wider themes in gender politics and the ...
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm Oxford Brookes University Chaplaincy
An open discussion on what LGBT+ people of faith can bring to discussions about life, love, God and the world we live in. The discussion will be led by two speakers who are queer people of faith: Rev. Elder Cecilia Eggleston has been working for LGBT rights as a member of the Metropolitan Community Churches for nearly 30 years, and ...
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Vanbrugh Graduate-Senior Common Room, Vanbrugh College, University of York, York, YO10 5DD
Join us for a workshop and confidence circle to discuss your religious beliefs and how these have affected or intersected with your sexuality and gender identity. People of every faith – or no faith – are welcome for a friendly discussion and sharing space. Led by Katherine Weinberg (former Co-ordinator of University of York Graduate Students’ Association LGBTQ Network). Tickets: ...
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bramall Music Building
Join us for a special event to launch the University of Birmingham’s LGBT History Month Celebrations featuring: ‘Out in the NHS – a personal history’ – talk by Dame Julie Moore, Chief Executive of University Hospitals Birmingham and Interim Chief Executive of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and national LGBT role model. Film Screening: Introduced by Dr Michele Aaron, ...
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital
The 7th Loudest Whispers mixed media exhibition of LGBT art works. 36 artists from professional to self-taught outsider art back grounds present work linked to both an open category or themed on the subject of faith, spirituality, religion and philosophy. The preview includes a catwalk show with a range of entertainers hosted by show biz superstar Mzz Kimberley and special ...
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
Acting Out documents the International Queer Film Festival Hamburg as it celebrated its 25th anniversary. The documentary is stunningly captured and provides the viewer with seamlessly edited footage of interviews, archives, and the celebrations. The documentary film has been described as a “small masterpiece”. With use of its brilliant soundtrack, the film communicates the unique atmosphere and 25-year history of ...
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Islington Town Hall
The launch event of the London National LGBT History Festival will take place at the Islington Town Hall. The Mayor will open the event and speakers include Peter Tatchell,  Professor Jeffrey Weeks,  Rikki Beadle Blair,  Roz Kaveney,  Angela Eagle, Stuart Milk  and the Diversity Choir with Claire Mooney as your MC! There will be a chance to network, with stalls ...
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Wallace Collection
Take a walk down the queer side of the Wallace Collection… Part of our ever-popular ‘Friday Lates’, join us at our third annual LGBTQI History Month extravaganza guest curated by artist Sadie Lee. Specially chosen artists celebrate and explore LGBTQI past and present inspired by the treasures of the Wallace Collection. Engage in an evening of discovery in our fabulous ...
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm Wesley Memorial Methodist Church
One of the Religion, Belief and Philosophy events organised by Oxford City Centre churches. Readings by Pádraig Ó Tuama, poet, story-teller and theologian.
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
Martin Hall is having trouble sleeping. Since fleeing from Belfast, his brothers have fallen in and out with the law, his mother has had her heart broken, and he’s struggled with his sexuality. Now he must relive it with a psychologist over one unforgettable hour. Purple Penguin and MOD Theatricals Productions bring their sell-out Edinburgh Fringe production to Omnibus after ...
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm Academy
 
Feb 5 @ 7:45 pm Northern Stage
Presented by Kate O’Donnell and Contact Who knew what being transgender was in the 1970s? Not Kate’s family. To be fair, crispy pancakes had only just landed in the Midlands so she had her work cut out. The path to becoming a woman doesn’t always run smooth and with a lifetime of coming out, Kate has had to use every ...
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Contact, Devas Street, Manchester M15 6JA
American author, playwright, performer and gender theorist Kate Bornstein explores the notion of a not-man, not-woman identity in a world that demands we be one or the other. Kate conveys the experience of her rich transgender life with wit and tenderness, delivering her favourite spoken word pieces from more than a quarter century. Deeply personal and universally accessible, On Men, ...
Feb 5 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm The Basement, City Screen, 13-17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL
Behind the Lines present a show telling the story of forgotten lesbian variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney. Household names in the early 1920s Farrar and Blaney sang the popular love songs of the day to each other in West End revues and lived together openly. Meanwhile Ella Shields’ music hall act was in decline. All the Nice Girls ...
Feb 5 @ 9:50 pm – Feb 27 @ 11:30 pm The King's Head Theatre
5 Guys Chillin’ by Peter Darney THE MOST URGENT HEALTH CRISIS IN THE UK TODAY ‘Chemsex: the use of drugs, often illegal ones, to increase pleasure during sex’ Cambridge Dictionary After its highly acclaimed sell-out 2015 run, 5 Guys Chillin’ returns to the Kings Head Theatre for its third month. “It’s beautifully done, bold and it tackles the issues that hit ...
Feb 6 all-day Victoria and Albert Museum, Learning Centre, Seminar Room 3 & 1
LGBT History Month 2016 – National Festival – London hub events at V&A on Sat 6 Feb – 11 am to 5.45 pm. To celebrate the Festival of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans History, Schools OUT UK, LGBT History Month along with V&A LGBT network and Wise Thoughts (organiser of GFEST – Gaywise FESTival) join hands to present a day ...
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Surrey History Centre
Come and meet members of Outline, Surrey’s LGBT support organisation. Help us put LGBT History on the map in Surrey with the Historic England ‘Pride of Place’ mapping project. Enjoy coffee and cake and a behind the scenes tour (11.00am) of Surrey History Centre which contains 6 miles of shelving full of documents, pictures and books dating back to the ...
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Encompass Network
A re-run of last year’s very popular course on queer film history. The course looks at how the representation of, and participation by, queer people has changed since the first days of cinema. A number of film clips will be shown to illustrate various issues. N.B. Course numbers are limited to 16 people. 50% of all proceeds will go to ...
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Marriott Room, York Explore Library and Archives, Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS
“Andrew Huntley-Roe, LGBT Schools and Community Support Officer at Doncaster Pride, will speak at Explore York on National Libraries Day to share his experiences in Doncaster’s primary and secondary schools. He has delivered training to professionals who work with young people, given talks and workshops in schools, and developed support systems for LGBT young people. His talk will provide an ...
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm National Museum Cardiff
@$%* Ymunwch â ni yn Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd i ddathlu Mis Hanes LHDT: ◾Gweithgaredd celf i’r teulu ◾Adloniant gan Gôr yr Amgueddfa ◾Stondinau ◾Sgyrsiau am y ffotograffydd Angus McBean; hanes LHDT yng Nghymru; gwobr Iris, a gan yr awdur Paul Burston Join us at National Museum Cardiff to celebrate LBGT History Month this February: ◾Family art activity ◾Entertainment from the ...
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm The New Art Exchange
LGBT History Month is celebrated each February in the UK to highlight the positive work done across the country to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. This event will focus on the LGBTQ community in Africa and its diaspora, with an exploration of human rights, religion and philosophy. Join us throughout the day for entertainment and debate with guest speakers, films ...
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm New Art Exchange
LGBT History Month is celebrated each February in the UK to highlight the positive work done across the country to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. This event will focus on the LGBTQ community in Africa and its diaspora, with an exploration of human rights, religion and philosophy. Join us throughout the day for entertainment and debate with guest speakers, films ...
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Acomb Explore Library and Archives, Front Street, Acomb, York, YO24 3BZ
“Come and join Mud Pie Arts and Acomb Explore on National Libraries Day for a special story time all about celebrating difference, tolerance and being friends. The stories and activities are aimed at children aged 3-7 so a parent or carer must stay. Supported by the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation. Tickets: Free by email, phone or in branch Accessibility: baby-changing; ...
Feb 6 @ 11:15 am – 5:30 pm De Grey Court, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, YO31 7EX
A day of LGBT history presentations as part of the Yorkshire hub of the Second National Festival of LGBT History. Presentations are in pairs – themed where appropriate – and pairs are run in parallel sessions. Feel free to drop in and out throughout the day. Lunch and refreshments will be available to purchase from the university’s dining room. Religion ...
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm NW/006, New Wing, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX
Teacher Alwyn Stead provides a demonstration of one of the free lesson plans available from The Classroom (the-classroom.org.uk). The Classroom aims to be an accessible space for teachers to locate a range of resources to make LGBT people visible in education, helping to eradicate homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in schools and wider society. This event will be of interest to ...
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Working Class Movement Library
In this talk, Helen will be delving into the lives and loves of working class men in the north throughout the twentieth century. Throughout her research she has uncovered many stories that had been lost and because of this, gives an alternative history of same-sex desire. Mike Joyce, ex-Smiths drummer, has more recently been developing his acting and reading career ...
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
Two:23 is a network of LGBT Christians of all ages, genders and backgrounds. Our speaker for LGBT History Month will be Rev Cecilia Eggleston, and she’s going to be sharing some of her story as a leader in the LGBT-affirming Metropolitan Community Church. She currently is pastor of MCC Northern Lights in Newcastle, but has been working with the LGBT ...
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm York Explore Library and Archives, Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS
Come and join us on National Libraries Day for a special story time all about celebrating difference, tolerance and being friends. The stories and activities are aimed at children aged 3-7 and a parent or carer must stay. Activity and colouring sheets will also be available in the children’s library throughout the day. Tickets: Not required Accessibility: baby-changing; gender-neutral toilets; ...
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Cambridge Snooker Centre
An afternoon of pool. Improve your playing. Free tables and tuition. All self-identified women and non-binary people welcome.
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm The Royal Observatory, Planetarium
Filmed in an alternative, Orwellian London, a masked figure stands up to a fascist regime. Certificate: 15. Based on the popular graphic novel by Alan Moore, V fights to restore democracy, freedom and diversity, and to give the country back to its people using the likeness of Guy Fawkes. In honour of LGBT History Month, following the movie there will ...
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
We are intensely excited and honoured to offer this special, one off performance from Bird la Bird. Bird la Bird is “a shell-breaking performance artist who puts the camp back in communism and the fun back in feminism”. Under the streets of Manchester, a new plot against femme-invisibility is hatching! Be there to see it take flight, or miss out! ...
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
Hosted by David Dandridge, Omnibus presents a night of thought-provoking shorts about London’s queer spaces. The screenings will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion including David Dandridge and Charlie Cox, bringing together generations in a reflection on how the landscape has changed over the decades. NIGHTSTAND stages the destructive relationship between two men over three consecutive nights – one ...
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
Omnibus marks LGBT+ History Month this February through a diverse programme of theatre, film, visual arts and conversation. — Wilde Without the Boy Cahoots Theatre Company presents a dramatisation of De Profundis, Oscar Wilde’s letter from Reading Gaol to his lover of Alfred Douglas Wed 3 February, 7.30pm £12 | £10 conc. — Belfast Boy Multi-award winning writer/director Kat Woods ...
Feb 6 @ 9:00 pm Central Station
With free Cava and canapés and FREE ENTRY from 9pm as well as the legendary Charlie Hide Show on stage at 11pm it.
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Museum of London
An exciting full day for all the family and workers in education. Continuous readings from children’s and young adults books from wonderful readers and authors including Bonnie Greer, Stuart Milk (Harvey Milk’s Milk Nephew), James Dawson, Keren David, Jane Eagland and Ros Asquith; workshops for staff in schools and libraries to look at inclusion in general and trans in particular ...
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Florence Arts Centre
Join Colin Tennant, established documentary and art photographer, to explore the important role Photography has played in achieving equality in our history, and how equality campaigns and movements also shaped photography – as a way of documenting the history and as a discipline of fine art. An unmissable opportunity to look at and discuss historically significant examples of work in ...
Feb 7 @ 2:30 pm Watershed Cinema
Family, Faith and the Fight for Equality Bristol Pride’s film festival Queer Vision are proud to present a special screening for LGBT History Month. ————— There will be a Q&A after the film with Linda Devo: Queer Vision, Dr Edson Burton: Come The Revolution and Karen Alexander: Responsible for bringing the film over to the uk from America ————— Director ...
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm Old Market Tavern
Join us for the monthly Pride quiz at the Old Market Tavern. This month is LGBT History Month so expect a sprinkle of history throughout the quiz as we expand our LGBT history knowledge together. £1 entry per person and this all goes to Pride
Feb 7 @ 7:15 pm St. Columba's URC
Fellowship and worship for Christians whose gender identity or sexual orientation is non-standard – and for their friends.
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm Central Station
A night of mayhem where anything can – and usually does – happen! Tonight also features her special LGBT History Quiz. Come along and see how much you know! Every Sunday in February at Central Station: There will be an exhibition of photos and press cuttings from the bar’s history from it’s opening in 1992 on display. The bar is ...
Feb 8 – Feb 29 all-day Morley College
As Part of LGBT History Month Morley College is running a writing competition with the support of Southwark LGBT Network. Every year LGBT History Month has a theme and this year the theme is Religion, Belief and Philosophy. Religious views on love can differ widely from one country to another, one religion to another or even within the same religion. ...
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital
9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday 2016 Loudest Whispers Art Exhibition The 7th Loudest Whispers mixed media exhibition of LGBT art works. 36 artists from professional to self-taught outsider art backgrounds present work linked to both an open category or themed on the subject of faith, spirituality, religion and philosophy. The exhibition presents developments with established artists including Bev Meyers, ...
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am Thames Magistrates Court
Protest gathering to support trans prisoner incarcerated in a jail that houses male prisoners by showing up at her court hearing on Monday 8th February at 09:30 Petition and details here
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cutty Sark
It is LGBT History Month this February and in partnership with the Royal Borough of Greenwich Royal Museums Greenwich will be hosting a free tea party at Cutty Sark for elderly LGBT people. This event will be opened by the Lord Mayor of Greenwich, with a talk from LGBT author, journalist and playwright Peter Scott-Presland. Please RSVP to Robert Bridgewater ...
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Join Colin Tennant, established documentary and art photographer, to explore the important role Photography has played in achieving equality in our history, and how equality campaigns and movements also shaped photography – as a way of documenting the history and as a discipline of fine art. An unmissable opportunity to look at and discuss historically significant examples of work in ...
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Building Council Chamber - Cardiff University
In partnership with Enfys, Cardiff University and The Gathering, we present Faith in Coming Out. Chaired by Pride Cymru trustee Lisa Power MBE, the panel will be discussing coming out and religion from a range of backgrounds.  There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to discuss issues raised. The panel are: Manjinder Singh Sidhu is an international human rights ...
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
Join us for a frank, full-frontal look at issues around sex, sexuality and cancer! Exploring ways in which theatre and art can open up feelings and discussions about the C word, this event will feature a panel of academics and artists who have all dealt with cancer: in their research, their work and in their lives. Panel members: Dr Natalie ...
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
It’s 1984 and a group of gay and lesbian activists decide to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. The film screening will be followed by a live Q&A with a panel including representatives from Amnesty’s LGBT group and Gethin Roberts from Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners.
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Wentworth Common Room (W/024), Wentworth College, University of York, York, YO10 5DD
A talk by Annis Stead who is conducting a PhD looking at anti-‘lad culture’ campaigns in higher education. The talk will be followed by a drinks reception (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and a collection for local charity SASH, which aims to prevent youth homelessness. Tickets: Not required Accessibility: BSL/English interpretation [may be available on request]; hearing loop [may be available on ...
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm St George's University of London
Join the LGBT SU society for a fun evening of film talk and nibbles! Free Film: Imitation Game Room: Lecture Theatre C
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Join some of the UK’s top comics for over two hours of outrageous comedy. Featuring Tom Allen, Suzi Ruffell, David Morgan, Rosie Wilby, Bethany Black, Ruth E Cockburn, and hosted by Jonathan Mayor. Suitable for over 16s.
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm Bloc Bar
Join Europes first openly trans Parliamentarian (MEP) for an evening of thought-provoking insight into her experiences traversing issues of gender, sexuality and politics. Nikki will take questions from the audience and lead us through a journey of the compromises that need to be made when a multi-state parliament with MEPs of all faiths, beliefs and identities draft the laws we ...
Feb 9 – Feb 13 all-day Belgrade Theatre
Miss Nightingale the musical is unusual because not only is it an original British musical (written by West End composer Matthew Bugg) but it has an honest, passionate and moving gay romance right at the heart of the story. It is set in 1940s’ London and reclaims the forgotten fate of gay men as ‘the enemy within’ during the Second ...
Feb 9 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm York Explore Library and Archives, Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS
Join Paul Furness for an indoor walk around the city, digging up the gay past from criminalisation to liberation and lifting the lid on the chocolate box of mass tourism to reveal an eclectic mix of suppressed Yorkshire stories rooted in the bricks and mortar of sexual rebellion. Discover toilet blocks, gallows, patapoufs and the metrosexual – you will never ...
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Staff Restaurant, The British Library
American author, playwright, activist and performing artist Kate Bornstein is an unique and revolutionary voice in the ever-growing discussions around trans visibility, LGBTQ rights, non-binary identities and ‘gender outlaws’. In this live conversation, with journalist and transgender campaigner Paris Lees, Bornstein talks about her life, work and personal brand of politics. Tickets available online. Full Price: £8.00, Senior 60+: £6.00, ...
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm The Royal Society
As part of the Royal Society’s commitment to increasing diversity in STEM, the Society is participating in this year’s LGBT History Month with a discussion on how to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other sexual identities (LGBT+) when creating inclusive environments. Is being out an option for the LGBT STEM students and staff in your environment both in academia ...
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm Vauxhall Tavern - RVT
It’s LGBT History Month and we are beyond proud to present TWO ground-breaking, fascinating and moving films + a lively panel discussion. TIMINGS ∎ 8pm – prompt start! –”Women Like Us” (1989) – original documentary (55 mins) and an introduction from Rosalind Pearson (Producer & Editor) ∎ Short break and panel discussion ∎ ” Women Like That” (1991) – follow-up ...
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Dr Paulina Palmer will be giving a talk on three critically acclaimed writers whose novels illustrate the vitality and diversity of contemporary queer fiction.
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Inspired by Black LGBT experiences, this autobiographical piece focuses on the ups and downs of pride and self-loathing, and finding a place where you shouldn’t be afraid to celebrate your individuality. Jamal Gerald develops the courage to tell his story of how he learned to embrace everything thrown his way, and how to wear labels without shame.
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm GOLDEN CROSS
 
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm Lecture Hall, Ipswich Central Library
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Ipswich Central Library as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, ...
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm Forest Hill Library
Go Tell It On the Mountain Sandra Agard talks about James Baldwin, activist and author of Giovanni’s Room (1956) which was one of the first novels to introduce concepts of bisexuality and being gay.
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Redbridge Central Library
Join our panel of young vloggers, Gary C, Mike Buonaiuto, Calum McSwiggan, Roland West and Rhammel Afflick as they discuss current social and political matters affecting the LGBT community today.
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
A very special showcase of queer spoken word and literature. Featuring Jackie Kay, Keith Jarrett, Paula Varjack, AJ McKenna, and hosted by Adam Lowe (Young Enigma) Suitable for over 14s. Supported by Apples and Snakes, and the Manchester Writing School at MMU.
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm THE RAILWAY TAVERN (new venue)
Carve their names with Pride: Writer and social historian Stephen Bourne talks about some of the gay men who helped Britain win the Second World War.
Feb 9 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 11 @ 10:30 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Hi…How are you? … Looking for? A solo show aiming to cruise, confide and query the complexities of love, sex and the internet age. The Daily Grind explores technology, now prevalent every day in young lives through mobile phones. It looks at the consequences and impact on health and wellbeing that the deluge of dating apps, image sharing and instant ...
Feb 10 – Feb 15 all-day Loughborough University - Pilkington Library
From the 10th – 15th Feburary there will be an LGBT+ History Exhibition in the Pilkington Library on Loughborough University Campus, celebrating LGBT activists and highlight important dates and events throughout British LGBT Activism. Hosted by Loughborough University LGBT Staff Network and Loughborough Students’ Union LGBT+ Association
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm LGBT Foundation
To celebrate LGBT History Month’s theme of ‘Religion, Belief & Philosophy’ LGBT Foundation in Manchester are hosting a free event to provide a short introduction to Islam by way of helping individuals and organisations to support LGBT Muslims.
Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm Parkside Place Community Fire Station
Cambridgeshire Chief Constable Alec Wood along with other statutory providers will join LGBT community members and organisations to discuss hate crime in Cambridgeshire, hear about local needs and initiatives and work towards making Cambridgeshire a safer space to live.
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm St George's University of London
Special guest speaker Glenn Cosby from Great British Bake Off series 4 visits St George’s to talk about leadership as an ‘out’ gay man throughout his career as a teacher, baker and diversity campaigner.
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College
Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and Universities are invited to perform their LGBT+Inclusive work from the curriculum to highlight their ground breaking inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity. Performances will include speeches, dances, songs, readings, drama, PRIDE Youth Network campaigns along with key speeches from members of the council, the LGBT community and allies. All schools in the region ...
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm University College London, Bloomsbury Campus
Event organised by Opening Doors London, which supports older LGBT* communities, Out@UCL, the UCL LGBTQ+ Staff Network and the UCL LGBTQ Student Network Revd. Bertrand Olivier, openly gay Vicar of All Hallows By The Tower, chairs a panel of LGBTQ+ members from Opening Doors London and students from UCL & KCL to share their experiences of faith, identity and life ...
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm Woodfines Solicitors
A forum addressing legal issues affecting the LGBT community; including family law, divorce, civil partnerships and marriage, employment, discrimination in the workplace, wills, and more
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Barn, The Green Man
Come and join us for hopefully the first of a more regular games night in Lewisham for the LGBT community. 6pm: doors open 6.30pm: eyes down for Bingo 9pm: close A variety of board games will be available for those not wishing to take part in Bingo. This event is open to all cis and trans women and their guests. ...
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lancaster Library
An evening of live music, talks and information about what’s going on in the Lancaster area – from open cinema to documentary projects, international co-operation and Lancashire’s new Youth Charter. Meet the speakers, mix and mingle over refreshments.
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm JHB Lecture Theatre, Oxford Brookes University
To coincide with this year’s theme for LGBT History Month, ‘Religion, Belief and Philosophy’, this lecture explores the life and work of four gay American poets of the 19th and 20th centuries: Walt Whitman, Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Hart Crane and James Merrill. Each writer became fascinated with different forms of belief, whether it was mysticism, the unconscious or the occult ...
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Ask for details
Italian-language film screening with English subtitles, followed by a discussion. In this documentary, co-directors and long-time domestic partners Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi delve deeper into the controversial 2007 DICO bill, which proposed granting rights to cohabiting same-sex couples in Italy. As Hofer and Ragazzi monitor the bill’s slow progress through the Italian political system, they interview politicians, representatives of ...
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Marieke Jenner delivers this insightful talk including queer readings of teen drama
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm A30, Lecture Theatre, Arts Centre, University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham welcomes Dr Kaye Mitchell, Senior Lecturer at The University of Manchester, to discuss the history of Lesbian Pulp Fiction, the 1950’s paperback publishing phenomenon in the USA. This event is part of the University of Nottingham’s LGBT History Month programme. For more information on activites happening throughout the month, please visit our blog: https://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/lgbthistorymonth/. If you ...
Feb 10 @ 7:45 pm West Yorkshire Playhouse
Dancing Bear explores personal stories surrounding faith and sexuality, through dance, live music, drag performance and text. Conceived by director/musician Jamie Fletcher and writer/musician Beccy Owen
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
A comedic and uplifting new solo show from the creator of Hi, Anxiety. Lost, Happiness. Can you help? Debs spent a year thinking about happiness. It brought her down. Travelling out into the world, she documented her experiences, and tells us what she found.
Feb 11 – Apr 17 all-day Jewish Museum London
hrough a Queer Lens is the first comprehensive series of photographic portraits of Jewish LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) people. The twenty portraits, by fine art photographer Ajamu, feature well-known faces including including Yotam Ottolenghi and Rabbi Lionel Blue as well as leading artists, activists and entrepreneurs. The exhibition celebrates the diversity of Jewish and LGBTQ people living ...
Feb 11 @ 1:10 pm St Botolphs Hall
Singers from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Gavin Roberts, piano As part of the LGBT History Month, Somewhere Over The Rainbow explores sexuality through song. This opening concert tells the story of the reclusive, yet subversively-voiced, poet Emily Dickinson, who has become something of a lesbian idol. Songs and poems by Ned Rorem, Andre Previn, Aaron Copland, Raymond ...
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm McCrum Theatre, Corpus Christie College
Lead singer of Erasure and patron of DHIVerse will deliver the 2016 LGBT HM lecture. Full details to follow
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Islington Museum
A free after-dark event featuring a unique audio installation produced by Roundhouse Radio and SOAS Radio, exclusively available for the launch ‘one night only’. Join us for the launch of the pioneering touring exhibition Twilight People: Stories of Faith and Gender Beyond the Binary for LGBT History Month 2016. The project explores for the first time in the UK the ...
Feb 11 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm CRI 184
Everyone’s talking about it! An evening of talks/debate about chemsex, the drugs, the parties and the morning after…
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm De Montfort University, Hugh Aston Building 0.08
HIV incidence continues to rise among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM). This has led to novel ways of approaching HIV prevention beyond the use of condoms. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a bio-medical HIV prevention tool, which has been discussed in scientific, social and political domains. Although PrEP has yielded encouraging results in clinical trials, ...
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Hove Library
Seeking escape from the quiet countryside of North Wales, the young James Wharton joined the British Army with adventure on his mind – and he found it. At basic training, boozing and brawling accompany the daily trials of army life but all the while James faces a battle of his own: he is gay and finding the courage to tell ...
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
Before Night Falls, Julian Schnabel’s biopic of Cuban poet, novelist and playwright Reynaldo Arenas; based on the autobiography of the same name. 11th February, 19:30. With a view to celebrate BME art and culture; the Bernie Grant Arts Centre will showcase the great and the good of Black Queer Cinema, this will mark the first step in our commitment to ...
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Ye Olde Rose and Crown (Greenwich)
Expect salacious sailor puns and more nautical naughtiness than you can shake a figurehead at in this pub quiz. Call Rose and Crown to book for free (max 30 available)
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
Dancing Bear uses dance, live music, text and drag cabaret to tell a story full of compassion, candour and humour, looking at the often desperate balancing act many gay people continue to face between personal integrity, social acceptance and spiritual peace. Conceived by director/musician Jamie Fletcher and writer/musician Beccy Owen, Dancing Bear is a relevant and moving piece of theatre ...
Feb 12 – Feb 14 all-day Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
The very first part of the Midlands Hub – Shrewsbury Festival open to public viewing will be the exhibition at the Museum and Art Gallery (formerly the Music Hall). We are currently scouring boxes and shelves of Shropshire-related lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans ephemera and memorabilia to go together with existing ‘history boards’. The aim is to illustrate and share some of the rarely seen and ...
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Sexual Health Champion Training for Gay and Bisexual men
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
Documentary screening, poetry performance and Q&A My Name is Gerry Potter is a new documentary portrait of legendary Liverpool-born poet, performer, playwright and author Gerry Potter. The documentary takes the audience on a journey through Gerry’s work, his favourite landmarks, childhood memories, the Liverpool gay scene and Manchester’s Canal Street. At times controversial – Gerry’s work is brave and nothing ...
Feb 12 @ 6:15 pm – 9:30 pm Shrewsbury Centre University
  Please note – entrance is free and ticketed – advance booking for the launch is essential: Tickets available here from 12 noon on 3rd January Eventbrite Launch Friday night is launch night, and begins with a welcome by Shrewsbury’s Town Crier and formal Festival opening by The Mayor of Shrewsbury, Miles Kenny. Then, the celebrations continue with presentations from: Dr Emma Vickers, historian and lecturer at Liverpool John ...
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm British Museum
Come to the British Museum for an evening of performances, workshops and talks to celebrate LGBT History Month. Featuring object presentations by Gendered Intelligence and Camden LGBT Forum Full programme available soon. Free, just turn up!
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Canada Water Culture Space
LOVE+ is a Valentine’s night of award-winning and critically acclaimed shorts encompassing different perspectives, stages and forms of love, focussing on the dynamic and dramatic rather than simply echoing the sentiment of the romantic holiday. This unorthodox programme of shorts presents the desire, attraction and affection that is generated by lives lived interestingly. Diverse human interaction projected on the big ...
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm Artrix Arts Centre
This powerful new verbatim work by Rutherford Dance Company depicts the lives and relationships of conflicting sexual desires. Never Going Home Again investigates the differences defined by sexual orientation, focusing on the reaction of ‘coming-out’. Choreographed to an original score by composer Tom Haines featuring sound bites from interviews with Russian asylum seekers. Never Going Home Again is a performance ...
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the original release; the beautiful and divisive masterpiece The Color Purple. 12th February, 19:30 With a view to celebrate BME art and culture; the Bernie Grant Arts Centre will showcase the great and the good of Black Queer Cinema, this will mark the first step in our commitment to LGBT Cinema at the centre. ...
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Red Lodge Museum
The grand Elizabethan Red Lodge Museum will be transformed into a dating site, taking inspiration from chats on dating apps, secret histories and fantasies that reveal all. Join us for a one-off steamy night as we weave through the truths and fictions of dating history with artists Tom Marshman, Timberlina and Catherine Hoffman.
Feb 13 all-day Shrewsbury Centre University
Saturday daytime events do not require advance booking – please just call by and join us Morning, doors open 10am ready for a 10.30am start Feedback from Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell who will have spent some time on the preceding Thursday and Friday visiting schools and colleges in the local area. Schools share what they did in lessons and ...
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm Quaker Meeting House
*Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual FREE workshop for LGBT History Month Open to all – Come and join us to: – Hear people’s stories – Share experiences – Learn from each other – Explore insights to help make our communities more inclusive – Network – Seek advice Spectrum of Spirituality is Liverpool’s LGBTQIA* interfaith partnership *Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, ...
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm Rivendell (Artists studio)
An ‘Open Studio’ exhibition of sculptures of historical persons reputed or known to have had same-sex relationships which ‘some’ would exclude & eradicate ‘Damnatio memoriae’ from LGBT history. Some may consider ‘Content as Mature’ (Person under 16 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian)
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm Todmorden Library
Over the Rainbow : Social Group for LGBTs aged 50+ (AgeUK Todmorden and AgeUK Calderdale and Kirklees), with Todmorden Library, are organising a special screening of this wonderful film. Free tickets are available from Todmorden Library, 01706 815600.
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Jubilee Library Conference room 1
Eve Shepherd will be talking about her work and that of other female sculptors and the role of women in the profession. After 23 years working as a sculptor, Eve is sadly part of a dying breed of sculptors who with a fluidity of skill and inspired intuition, appears to almost effortlessly create powerful work that not only inspires the ...
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
HANDS ON HISTORY We welcome you to explore LGBT collections that span numerous government departments. This event will showcase original documents illustrating the many aspects of LGBT lives from the past, from the criminal case surrounding the Shim Sham club to the libel trial of the Well of Loneliness.
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm Plymouth Central Library
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Plymouth Central Library, as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, ...
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm The Hive
Programmed by SpringOut, this cracking evening of entertainment is a fringe event of the National Festival of LGBT History in Shrewsbury. With SpringOut’s own fabulously popular compere Helen Sandler,  we’ll be presenting All the Nice Girls‘ theatrical tribute to real-life stars of music hall Gwen Farrah & Norah Blaney. Starting out in Lena Ashwell’s concert parties for the troops in WW1 ...
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Red Lodge Museum
The grand Elizabethan Red Lodge Museum will be transformed into a dating site, taking inspiration from chats on dating apps, secret histories and fantasies that reveal all. Join us for a one-off steamy night as we weave through the truths and fictions of dating history with artists Tom Marshman, Timberlina and Catherine Hoffman.
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6JA
US singer-songwriter Our Lady J (Transparent) paints the church pink for Valentine’s weekend with a exhilarating musical celebration of original songs penned by the Lady herself and accompanied by the Train-to-Kill Gospel Choir. Inspired by conventional Gospel music, this show is anything BUT traditional, promising to deliver you from your woes, sans the usual dogmatic baggage. ‘I just LOVE listening ...
Feb 13 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 4:00 am Guy's Bar next to the iconic Shard
The one and only, most legendary LGBT Latin Dance Club in London EXILIO presents the ‘Forbidden Fruit’ a Valentine Special. Exilio’s resident DJG will be playing a mix of Latin Crossover Music. Expect some steamy salsa, romantic bachata, electric Merengue, energetic Electro Latino, tantalizing Reggaeton and even request your favourite Valentine or Break Up song. Valentine offers: Groups of 10 ...
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm The Old Market Hall
Reel In The Closet is a feature-length documentary that let’s us connect with queer people from the past through the rare home movies that they left for us. What did it feel like to be queer in the 1930s, in The Castro during the 1970‘s or the day Harvey Milk was shot?  If you want to feel the past not ...
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Berry Lane Methodist Church
We hope you’ll be able to join us for February’s LGBT Christian Fellowship meeting. Rev Kate Harford, who is a chaplain at Oxford Brookes University and a minister in the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), will be our speaker. MCC is a fully inclusive church, set up initially by and for LGBT people, which describes itself as “a movement that celebrates ...
Feb 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Hive
Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to inspire disenfranchised people around the world. The Oscar-winning The Times of Harvey Milk, directed by Robert Epstein and produced by Richard Schmiechen, was as groundbreaking as its subject. One of ...
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm St. Chrysostom's Church
Presented by Contact and the Royal Exchange Theatre. A beautiful & loving show where familiar stories are reimagined by a transgender Jesus. Written and performed by legendary trans playwright, performer and poet Jo Clifford and directed by Susan Worsfold, this unique and extraordinary show combines theatre with storytelling, spoken word and ritual, in the beautiful setting of a Manchester church. ...
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Rough Trade Nottingham
TIRED OF LONELINESS? TIRED OF GRINDR? TIRED OF A LOVELESS EXISTENCE? TIRED OF A HETERO-CENTRIC VALENTINES? TIRED OF THE CAPITALIST LOVE FRANCHISE? JUST TIRED? LOOKING FOR A QUEER COMPANION? LUSTING FOR LESBIAN LOVE? REACHING OUT INTO THE VOID FLAILING AND GRABBING INTO THE NOTHINGNESS FOR A BEAUTIFUL BOY? WELL WE AT SHADY COW HAVE BEEN TALKING TO CUPID AND WE ...
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm Central Station
Bea Flatt, a lady of the Empire has played before many of the Crowned Heads of Europe (lots of Queens!). She will musically accompany a special trawl across the ages. Where will it all end? Screen images from over 50 years will be shown, along with a lecture on how to bring back romance to the gay scene on this ...
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Chingford Assembly Hall
This February, we will paint the borough of Waltham Forest rainbow in a colourful celebration of diversity. Come along to one of our inclusive Crafternoon Tea Workshops and join in the fun as we welcome you to share your stories through craft, while enjoying delicious refreshments. A great chance to meet others and get arty with local LGBT visual artists; ...
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Broadway Theatre
Come and join us for a pleasant evening of women and words with a few live performances. 6pm: doors open 6:15pm welcomes (Susan Hailes, Naomi Bennett-Hall, Stav B) 6.30pm: spoken word/poetry/accoustic/unplugged 8pm: networking/social 10pm: close If you are interested in speaking/performing please contact mail@planet-london.com with LGBTHM in the subject line before 5 February 2016. This event is open to all ...
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm London South Bank University
Hosted by SONET this year’s debate takes as its inspiration the themes of the 2016 LGBT+ History Month – Religion, Belief and Philosophy. In particular, this debate will be discussing the intersection of transgender/gender-nonconforming identities and faith/religion. Entry is free so, in addition to being what we hope will be a lively and interesting debate, representatives from Pride London will ...
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Islington Town Hall
The Naz and Matt Foundation was set up to tackle homophobia triggered by religion and to help parents accept their children. In July 2014, after a 13 year relationship Matt’s fiancé, Naz, ended his life 2 days after his religious family confronted him about his sexuality. Matt will speak about his very personal story and explore the work of the ...
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm Rougemont Room, Exeter Library
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Exeter Library, as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, history ...
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 9:30 pm Phoenix Artist Club
The best LGBT poetry night in the West End! Featuring Neil Bartlett: Internationally Acclaimed Queer Voice. Writer, Director, OBE & National Treasure! Rachel Nwokoro: Young, Fresh, New Talent Hosted by LGBT Poet Laureate, Trudy Howson. Featured performances followed by open mic. This event is free. Access is via stairs to basement.
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LGBT Catholics Westminster
The LGBT Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council warmly invites you to a discussion with Savi Hensman on themes in her latest book, Sexuality, Struggle and Saintliness. Affirming lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people continues to be challenging for some in the churches. Savi seeks to demonstrate that the central resources of the Christian tradition make change possible, desirable and indeed necessary. ...
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm Central Station
Karaoke special hosted by Chris Reardon where you are invited to dress for the period and the evening will focus on Gay Anthems and songs from the past. Sing your heart out!
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm University of Hertfordshire
We are delighted to invite you to a unique event, a one day seminar entitled Beyond Binary Sexuality and Gender with key researchers and practitioners from Italy and the UK. Most of the contributors have participated in different capacities in a recent action research project funded by the EU, which took place in Dublin, Hatfield, Madrid, Naples, and Turin, titled: ...
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Canonbury Square
Following a short introduction to Futurist artists ideas around gender and desire, experience drawing from life in our galleries with this class for LGBT History Month. Suitable for all levels of experience. Please bring A3 paper, 2B pencil and a drawing board. Age 16 years or older. Book in advance.
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Research on gay mens communities in Australasia
Feb 16 @ 6:10 pm Cardiff University
“In the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people Wales is rarely mentioned. Yet the country has played an enormous role in shaping that history. Norena Shopland, a historian specialising in Welsh LGBT heritage, illustrates the role Wales has played in a fascinating and challenging past.” Norena Shopland, the former project manager of Pride Cymru (one of Cardiff’s leading ...
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Jalgos Sports and Social Club
A Preston Black History Group event with a free film screening of the 2003 documentary about Bayard Rustin, a tireless worker for civil rights, socialism, non-violence and gay rights in America. he is known as a disciple of Ghandi’s principles, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr and the architect of the 1963 March on Washington
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm Vauxhall Tavern
Mzz Kimberly Host a cavalcade of Amaing acts. We have a Sapho tribute by Ruby Bloom, NYC and much much more… + OPEN MIC We have at least two Open Mic slots up for grabs, hosted by Mysti Vine! First come first served, sign up from 7pm when we open the doors. AT our Open Mic you get max 10 ...
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Mind in Cambridge team up with Madison (Transitions Counselling & Consultancy) to explore the true nature of the gender continuum and will be taking a broader look at gender identity
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm St Anne's Church
Secret Opera present soprano Paul Bork in the title role of Puccini’s iconic opera Madama Butterfly. Part of the Secret Opera LGBT Gender Project. Other dates available.
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Huddersfield Gay Group ~ HuGG
Patience, an asylum seeker from Africa who has been attending our social group for over a year will talk about Homosexuality and The Bible. Visit our website for more information about our group or the talk.
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm Artrix Arts Centre
Copenhagen, early 1920s. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda’s support, Einar – or Elbe attempted first-ever male to female sex reassignment surgery, a decision ...
Feb 17 – Feb 20 all-day Buxton Opera House
Miss Nightingale the musical is unusual because not only is it an original British musical (written by West End composer Matthew Bugg) but it has an honest, passionate and moving gay romance right at the heart of the story. It is set in 1940s’ London and reclaims the forgotten fate of gay men as ‘the enemy within’ during the Second ...
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Parkside Place Community Fire Station
An opportunity to learn more about the fire and rescue service, hear from local community groups and observe some drills!
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm 4 The Square
A day long event looking at the intersection between LGBTQ and religion. With lectures, discussion panels and creative workshops this event is available and accessible for all interested in exploring LGBTQ experiences with religion. Event breakdown: Welcome/coffee 1030-1045 Talk/Lecture 1045-1115 Discussion groups 1115-1200 Lunch 1200-1300 Panel discussion 1300-1400 Creative workshops/film 1400-1600
Feb 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Room 0.01, Psychology Tower Building, Cardiff University
  In partner ship with Pride Cymru,  Enfys – Cardiff University and The Gathering, we present Mirror Moments: Practising to be me. “Jeremy Pemberton has been a Church of England priest for 33 years. He has worked in parishes in various parts of England, and in theological education in England and the DR Congo. He is presently Senior Chaplain and Bereavement Service ...
Feb 17 @ 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Fitzwilliam Museum
Dr Kate Nichols, University of Birmingham Fellow in British Art-A special trail will also be available to pick up from the Courtyard Entrance.
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Room 1, Ground Floor, Woodhouse Building, City Campus, Leeds Beckett University
During LGBT History Month, there are chances to remember, reclaim and rewrite. Many of the gay and lesbian lives from the past focus on the middle and upper class, those who left a legacy of documents, photos and writings. This talk will introduce the lives of three working class lesbians. Jan Bridget, who has been a lesbian activist since 1987, ...
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Discover Suite, Level 5, Sheffield Students' Union
Growing up as an LGBT+ young person can be extremely difficult, and uniquely challenging – this Panel Discussion draws together leading Youth Charities from across Sheffield to discuss the many diverse ways we can support, empower, and mentor Sheffield’s LGBT+ young people. Panelists will include speakers from: FruitBowl and Roundabout – and each panelist will introduce and explore different challenges ...
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Queer narrative space and contemporary fiction. Ali Smith’s short fiction
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm Taunton Library
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Taunton Library as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, history ...
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Islington Town Hall
Pioneers of Queer Spirituality from Walt Whitman to Elsa Gidlow are among the names of inspired queer visionaries every queer should know. Queer souls have often fulfilled spiritual roles in society – our gender bending ancestors amongst the tribal peoples of the world. The Radical Faeries are a modern tribe in which queers explore this inheritance, taking the story of ...
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm Bedford Central Library
Join us at Bedford Central Library for an evening with authors Juno Dawson and James Wharton. Juno Dawson – formerly known as James – is the multi award‐winning author of dark teen thrillers HOLLOW PIKE, CRUEL SUMMER, SAY HER NAME and UNDER MY SKIN. In 2015, she released her first contemporary romance, ALL OF THE ABOVE. In 2016, she will author one of the World ...
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm A30, Lecture Theatre, Arts Centre, University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham welcomes Professor Paul Baker from Lancaster University, to discuss the history of Polari. This event is part of the University of Nottingham’s LGBT History Month programme. For more information on activites happening throughout the month, please visit our blog: https://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/lgbthistorymonth/. If you have any additional requirements or accessibility requests, please contact the People and Culture Events ...
Feb 17 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm Queens Building 1.15 Small Lecture Theatre
Harvey Milk’s Enduring Legacy on LGBT Rights – a global perspective accompanied by the full a screening of the 90 minute Academy Award winning documentary, The Times of Harvey Milk. Harvey Milk was an openly gay man who was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Milk was assassinated after just 11 months in office, but his death sparked ...
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Leyton Youth Centre
This February, we will paint the borough of Waltham Forest rainbow in a colourful celebration of diversity. Come along to one of our inclusive Crafternoon Tea Workshops and join in the fun as we welcome you to share your stories through craft, while enjoying delicious refreshments. A great chance to meet others and get arty with local LGBT visual artists; ...
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Balham Library
Jay is a young disabled athlete with a trans history. He is currently in his final year at university, studying Finance and Accounting. Starting his social transition at the age of 12, he is now 21 and feels fully transitioned. He lives a stealth life both in and outside university and is aiming towards being an athlete within the 2020 ...
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
British painter and sculptor Maggi Hambling, who has delighted and tormented the public and art critics over many decades, will host an exclusive evening in which the audience will be given an up-close and personal insight into ‘A Conversation With Oscar’, her controversial memorial celebrating the life of Oscar Wilde, which now faces Charing Cross in central London. Held in ...
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm Artrix Arts Centre
Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences. – See more at: http://www.artrix.co.uk/whats-on/cinema/carol/#sthash.Vq0FK9jW.dpuf
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Friends Meeting House
An inter-faith exploratory event looking at themes of justice from an LGBT perspective. All welcome!
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm Omnibus
Omnibus marks LGBT+ History Month this February through a diverse programme of theatre, film, visual arts and conversation. — Wilde Without the Boy Cahoots Theatre Company presents a dramatisation of De Profundis, Oscar Wilde’s letter from Reading Gaol to his lover of Alfred Douglas Wed 3 February, 7.30pm £12 | £10 conc. — Belfast Boy Multi-award winning writer/director Kat Woods ...
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm Royal Vauxhall Tavern
It’s 1988 and queer London is partying hard under the spectre of AIDS, the scrutiny of the press and the shadow of Clause 28. Into this hedonistic spree step three of the decade’s most famous famous faces and most unlikely friends; Kenny Everett, Freddie Mercury and Lady Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales. High on life…and drugs… they set out to ...
Feb 18 @ 1:10 pm St Botolphs Hall, Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3TL
Singers from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Gavin Roberts, piano As part of the LGBT History Month, Somewhere Over The Rainbow explores sexuality through song. The AIDS Quilt Songbook dates from the early 1990s and is a moving collection of songs that commemorates those who suffered in the AIDS crisis. We perform songs from this collection, with other ...
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Wise Thoughts, 2nd floor
As part of LGBT History Month 2016 events, arts charity Wise Thoughts has organised Authors book reading on 18th Feb, 5 to 7 pm : Paradise Press authors book reading + Q&A. Writers Donald West, Jeffrey Doorn, Jeremy Kingston and John  Dixon will read short stories, poems, reminiscences, etc., This evet is also a part of regular free #gayWISE LGBT dropin on ...
Feb 18 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm CRI 184
Join us for an evening of light hearted entertainment, with a hilarious film that touches on gender identity. (Popcorn included!)
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm National Portrait Gallery
DJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the Collection – from spoken word to classical, via jazz, hip-hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Hogan Lovells
Pride in London invites you to a panel discussion on faith and being LGBT+. Joining us will be: Canon Jeremy Pemberton Rev Andrew Cain Vicky Beeching Lazlo Pearlman Dr Arti Agrawal Doors open: 6pm Panel discussion: 6.30-8.15pm Q&A: 8.15-8.30pm Find out more and book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lgbt-history-month-panel-discussion-faith-and-being-lgbt-tickets-20867801155
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Petrie Museum
Based upon Mika Waltari’s novel, this glittering Hollywood epic relates the life of New Kingdom physician, Sinuhe (Edmund Purdom) as he encounters deceit, treachery, and lust within the court of Egypt’s heretical king, Akhenaten (Michael Wilding). introduction by Egyptologist John J Johnston. Suggested donation: £5 Book in advance.
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm Star House
Join us for a special Encountering Faiths and Beliefs workshop on the theme of personal experiences of sexuality, gender identity and faith / beliefs. This award-winning workshop will create a safe space for audiences to hear stories from speakers of different backgrounds, ask questions, and engage in an interfaith dialogue. This event is free. Donations towards costs are welcome. Refreshments ...
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Islington Town Hall
Michael Arditti has been described by Philip Pullman as ‘Our best chronicler of the rewards and pitfalls of present day faith’ and by the Spectator as ‘a Graham Greene for our time’. He has written nine highly acclaimed novels, including The Celibate, Easter, Unity, The Enemy of the Good and The Breath of Night, and a collection of short stories. ...
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm Museum of Cambridge
Noel Teulon Porter and the Cambridge ‘Half Mooners’: Progressive Thinkers on Sex and Sexuality’ a talk by Charlotte Woodley at the Museum of Cambridge Thursday 18th February at 7pm. FREE event but spaces limited so please book your place by calling or emailing the Museum
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
 
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm Clapham Picturehouse
‘Out at Clapham’ film night and social drinks with LGBT Wandsworth at Clapham Picturehouse. Film: Freeheld To register contact Kirsty.smith@sgul.ac.uk no later than Thursday 11th February,
Feb 18 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm Stratford Circus Arts Centre
A witty and moving tale of love and self-discovery set amidst the excesses of 1990’s New York. By turns brutal, funny and heartbreaking, this one-man show recalls a time when Josh was living a double life – working at an ad agency by day, and as a drag queen by night – battling alcoholism and desperately trying to make his ...
Feb 18 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
An evening of queer-themed short films from around the world
Feb 19 all-day Cornwall College
A Gender Identity days conference aimed at Health Professionals working with Children and young people that are Gender Varient or non conforming to help them increase knowledge and confidence. With presentations from The Tavistock and Portman Clicians and a Trans History workshop with Steve Cannon coauthor of Schools Transgender Guidance www.tiny.cc/stgb . Booking essential
Feb 19 @ 3:30 pm British Museum
We will be taking a trip to the British Museum for a walking tour which will be followed by social drinks in Soho. Meet at St George’s for 3:30pm or at the British Museum for 4:30pm. To register or arrange to meet text John on 07957 461283
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm M Shed
Civic Launch of the South West hub, with special guests Jeff Evans, Stuart Milk and Phyll Opoku-Gyimah.
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm Battle Library
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Battle Library as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, history ...
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Presentation and discussion on some of the events and issues that made the 1980s a pivotal decade in queer history. This will include the emergence of HIV/AIDS, Section 28, the trial of Gays the Word Bookshop and Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. Presented by Colin Clews, author of the blog Gay in the 80s.
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Conway Hall
Terry Sanderson speaks on the importance of recording gay history – especially from a personal perspective – to ensure future generations can understand what daily life was like for people before and after the law changed and the gay liberation movement emerged. He will be talking about his own experiences as descried in his new autobiography “The Adventures of a ...
Feb 19 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm Aberration @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre
An evening of talks, discussion and music with a welsh twist. Hear Kirsty Bohata from University of Swansea on Amy Dillwyn, 19th century cigar smoking novelist; a lively converation with two women from the mid Victorian era – Miss Frances Power Cobbe, Irish women’s rights campaigner/anti-vivisectionist/theologian and her lifelong partner Miss Mary Charlotte Lloyd, Welsh sculptor; presented by Aberration’s own ...
Feb 19 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm Stratford Circus Arts Centre
A witty and moving tale of love and self-discovery set amidst the excesses of 1990’s New York. By turns brutal, funny and heartbreaking, this one-man show recalls a time when Josh was living a double life – working at an ad agency by day, and as a drag queen by night – battling alcoholism and desperately trying to make his ...
Feb 19 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 20 @ 2:00 am The Glory
WELCOME TO THE PREMIERE OF GLORY WOTEVER! 8pm – WOTEVER SEX :: NonBinary Cabaret Poly People | Mono Dramas | Flirt for Your Life SexEducation You Did not KNow You Needed…. SHOW 8pm – 10pm Sit Down Cabaret show for all LGBTQ + Allies! Entry £5, limited space, Book NOW via Link! http://www.wegottickets.com/event/346279 Think old skool Club Wotever with theme ...
Feb 19 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 20 @ 3:00 am The Dome, Tufnell Park
With Bollywood glam and Bhangra beats expertly mixed by the legendary DJ Ritu & DJ Dilz. Club Kali. Hot and Spicy Kali Party Nights for LGBTQ members. £8 / £5 conc / Advance Guest List. Age 18+ DC: Be who you are! Just add Sparkle!
Feb 20 all-day Cornwall College, Camborne
LGBTQ Youth Cornwall, The Intercom Trust, Cornwall College and The Tavistock and Portman Clinic are hosing a day for young Trans and Gender Non Conforming Young People in Cornwall. Booking essential
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
A two-day, in-depth exploration of the history and representation of queer identity in cinema. Tutors Colin Clews & Evie Salmon
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Discovery Museum
9am – 12pm Incorporating LGBT History into the School Curriculum Free teacher training and CPD session for teachers at all levels If you would like to book places on this FREE teacher training session delivered by both Schools OUT UK and the University of Sunderland, then please email Drew Dalton at Andrew.dalton@sunderland.ac.uk with your details. Places are based on a ...
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm The Penthouse
Birmingham LGBT Sports Activator Sharing Learning Event The Penthouse, Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham. FREE, BUT PLEASE BOOK https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/activate-seminar-tickets-20613333034 Aim Sharing learning from the project and allowing clubs and organisations from around the country to network. 9:45am Tea & coffee & registration 10:15am to 10:45am   Keynote speaker – Lou Englefield, Director Pride Sport presenting the National LGB&T Partnership’s report “Review of National ...
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Jubilee Library Children’s Area
Take the kids along to celebrate LGBT History month at Jubilee Library with Rainbow Families. There’ll be lots going on – face painting, badge-making, story-time, singing and crafts – there’s a play area provided by Early Childhood Project for under 5’s too!! There will be the opportunity to find out about Fostering and Adoption and to learn more about Rainbow ...
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm M Shed
A day of talks on LGBT History at M Shed. The programme of talks is as follows: Studio Two: 11:00 UK Black Pride: How far we have come? – Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, UK Black Pride 11:40 LGBT Rights in the Workplace – Now & Then – Julia Beasley, QualitySolicitors Boroughs Day 12:20 Bisexuals of Colour: The Past Influencing the Present and ...
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm The National Maritime Museum
Join us to celebrate a spectrum of LGBT Histories, experiences and voices with a day of music, free talks and workshops for adults and families. From sex-changing fish, to ‘heroines and harlots’ in Nelson’s England, and a family flag-making workshop!
Feb 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Tiger Pub, Camberwell Green
This walk will celebrate Camberwell’s finest Queer entertainment & performance history in conjunction with LGBT History Month. Join us to hear tales of Candy Dubarrry, John Byrne, Vesta Tilley & much more
Feb 20 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm Discovery Museum
A day of FREE public talks, and training for teachers, on LGBT history held at the Discovery Museum. No need to pre-book, just come along on the day; however spaces for each talk are limited. The Museum has disabled access. www.lgbthistorymonthne.blogspot.co.uk Twitter: @LGBTHistoryNE Facebook: LGBT History Month North East Session 1: 12:15 – 12:35pm: “LGBT Families from the 1960s to ...
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital
Come and meet the artists involved in the 7th Loudest Whispers art exhibition and enjoy related short films either made by artists or connected with the exhibition. Programme includes Masood Khan’s much discussed 2015 documentary How Gay Is Pakistan with Q and A. Free with donation for refreshments
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Harris - Community Heritage Library
An afternoon with live music, film, talks and information about what’s going on in the Preston area – from Chinese experiences down the centuries to work in Lancashire’s schools and much more. Meet the speakers, mix and mingle over refreshments.
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Leggate Lecture Theatre
The LGBT Staff and Postgraduate Student Network at the University of Liverpool would like to invite you to a FREE screening on the 1995 documentary film “The Celluloid Closet”. “The Celluloid Closet” is a documentary which surveys the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals, from silent movies up to the mid-90s, and discusses the attitudes behind them.
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Positive East
Trans Network London invite bakers & tea time eaters to get together for afternoon T. Come and help us to celebrate LGBT History Month! Can you bake a cake, biscuits or make or bring something sweet, healthy or savoury to share. Or do you like to eat cake! Trans Network London member groups will provide the teas and drinks and ...
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm New Cross Learning
Poetry and prose readings by LGBT authors, in association with Paradise Press.
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
The Teddy Award winning documentary, Before Stonewall, Sheds light on what life was like for LGBTQ people before the 1969 stonewall riots. 20th February, 19:30. Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge Celebrates LGBT History Month. The Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge is an Independent Cinema in the heart of Tottenham. Throughout February, The Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge ...
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
Polyamory, Consensual Non-Monogamy and Relationship Anarchy in the 21st Century Many people feel drawn towards building intimate relationships that include mutual arrangements on emotional and/or sexual non-exclusivity. This event will explore questions regarding consensually non-monogamous ways of life, from academic, cultural and political perspectives. Consensual non-monogamy can be based on many different styles of intimacy, including (among others): open relationships ...
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Brownsfield Community Centre
Grannies, kids, uncles, friends and neighbours all welcome for this special family yoga session to celebrate LGBT History Month. All ages and abilities welcome- no previous experience necessary. Mats and blankets can be provided but please bring your own if you have one. Spaces limited.
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm Birmingham LGBT Centre
Join Birmingham LGBT for a trip down memory lane, with a walk around Birmingham City Centre, exploring the city’s queer history When: Sunday 21 February 2016 Start: Birmingham LGBT Centre Time: 12:00 for buffet lunch and refreshments. Walk starts at 12:30pm
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm M Shed
A day of talks on local LGBT History at M Shed. The programme of talks is as follows: Studio Two: 13:00 Up The Step, Behind the Curtain – Andrew Foyle, OutStories Bristol 13:40 Mary Renault and The Charioteer – Jonathan Rowe 14:20 Making Gaywaves – Community Radio for LGBT People in the West Country – Terry Starr, ShoutOut Radio 15:00 ...
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Meadows Community Centre Youth Suite
LGBT family themed films in the foyer & other fun stuff
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Barn, The Green Man
A series of workshops/activities around spirituality and sex. Drop in for a particular session or come for the whole day. There will also be an opportunity for personal tarot readings from Kalie. 2pm: YOGA with TONY 3pm: KALIE JADE… introduction to meditation and spirituality 5pm: THAT’S THE SPOT…sex and pleasure This event is open to all cis and trans women ...
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Professor Glyn Davies, University of Edinburgh, asks where are the portraits of LGBTQ people in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and how can we identify them? More broadly, how are the aesthetics and politics of LGBTQ portraiture connected? And how might a more inclusive history of portraiture – one that includes images of LGBTQ people alongside those of heterosexuals – ...
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm Cinema Museum
Gendered Intelligence is delighted to invite you to a screening of ‘Kate Bornstein is A Queer and Pleasant Danger’, a documentary on legendary trans trailblazer Kate Bornstein, introduced by Kate Bornstein hirself in conversation with young trans people. The event is part of Kate’s 2016 UK tour. Kate Bornstein is an activist, author, actress and public speaker. Kate’s 1994 book ...
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm Artrix Arts Centre
Copenhagen, early 1920s. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda’s support, Einar – or Elbe attempted first-ever male to female sex reassignment surgery, a decision ...
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm Central Station
Ray Reynolds dips in and out of the past showing videos of Drag acts over many years from iconic venues such as The Black Cap and others. Expect to see many entertaining and sometimes hilarious memories of Regina Fong, Dockyard Doris and many others from the past.
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
        As part of LGBT History Month and in partnership with Enfys and Pride Cymru, we are delighted to welcome Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive of Stonewall, to share with us her career to date followed by a Q&A session. Ruth was appointed Chief Executive of Stonewall in August 2014, having worked in senior positions in the organisation since ...
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm TBC
D.H.Lawrence has been called ‘The High Priest of Love’, who sought to make sacred the relationship between men and women. I question this. I shall quote many instances and make clear his affections for same-sex love both personally and in society. Book in advance.
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
A new British drama about a mother and son , both of whom are coming of age in their own ways. We’re delighted to welcome director Andrew Steggall for a live Q&A following the screening.
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm The Hive
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to The Hive, Worcester, as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, ...
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 28 @ 9:00 pm Unity LGBT Centre
To celebrate LGBT History Month 2016, the Unity LGBT Centre will be showing seven films that influenced our community. Monday 22nd February – Priscilla Queen of the Desert (16) Tuesday 23rd February – Milk (16) Wednesday 24th February – Blue is the warmest colour (18) Thursday 25th February – Victim (16) Friday 26th February – CHEMSEX (18) There will be ...
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
Four children explore family, friendship and what it means to be an individual
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University
The debut Bournemouth Student Pride is colouring in on Tuesday 23rd February. It’s a team effort across Students’ Union at Bournemouth University, Arts University Bournemouth Students’ Union and Bournemouth and Poole College Students’ Union – the more the merrier and whatnot. One of the south’s most outrageous drag act Ms. Lucinda Lashes will be leading the days entertainment, kick starting ...
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm The Green outside Shire Hall
To celebrate Cambridgeshire County Council flying the rainbow flag during LGBT history month and following the success of last year’s event, we will again be creating a human rainbow flag at the Council’s HQ, Shire Hall, Cambridge. This will involve a wide variety of people including councillors, members of the LGBT community, local organisations, friends and family.
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The National Archives
TALK The Campaign for Homosexual Equality (CHE) is the oldest surviving LGBT organisation in the UK. With more than 150 local branches and over 6,000 members, it has grown from a small regional committee lobbying for law reform with local MPs, into Britain’s largest democratic gay organisation. Playwright and journalist Peter Scott-Presland will examine CHE’s roots in Manchester, the traditions ...
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm Mathematical Institute
Richard B Parkinson, Professor of Egyptology and author of “A Little Gay History: Desire and Diversity across the World”, will give the 2016 Oxford University LGBT History Month Lecture. This is a free event and all are welcome.
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm Ashburton Hall, Elizabeth II Court
Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and Universities are invited to perform their LGBT+Inclusive work from the curriculum to highlight their ground breaking inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity. Performances will include speeches, dances, songs, readings, drama, PRIDE Youth Network campaigns along with key speeches from members of the council, the LGBT community and allies. All schools in the region ...
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Islington Town Hall
This documentary film was made in 1992 and charts the savage attempt to silence the ministry of Fr. Bernárd Lynch. As an openly gay priest in the Roman Catholic Church, Fr Lynch was given an ultimatum b the Vatican and falsely accused of paedophilia. Fr Lynch was subsequently exonerated by the court in New York and the trial exposed as ...
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church
SEX AND SENSIBILITY: SALLY HITCHINER AND PETER TATCHELL IN CONVERSATION Peter Tatchell is a world-renowned human rights campaigner, LGBTI advocate and social justice activist who moved from evangelical Christianity to atheism. Sally Hitchiner is a priest, media commentator, founder of Diverse Church and former colleague of the Archbishop of Canterbury whose own experience of sexuality is shaped by faith. In ...
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm Vauxhall Tavern
How To Make Friends Our Hostess Mzz Kimberly welcomes you to a fabulously Funny and Fresh event packet with Friendly Faces. Acts by #ABBAkea, Dr Wopf and Aletia Upstairs + more…. + OPEN MIC We have at least two Open Mic slots up for grabs, hosted by Mysti Vine! First come first served, sign up from 7pm when we open ...
Feb 23 @ 7:45 pm – Mar 19 @ 9:45 pm Park Theatre
7.45pm Tuesday – Saturday 3.15pm Thursday & Saturday Matinees Hello Norma Jeane Directed by Matthew Gould, Starring Vicki Michelle. It’s 2003 and Essex grandmother Lynnie has escaped her nursing home and fled 5000 miles across the Atlantic to Hollywood, where she plans to reveal to the world her deepest secret – that she is Marilyn Monroe, alive and well after ...
Feb 23 @ 8:30 pm Watershed Cinema
It shows communities created before any of the groups or organisation that we have now ever existed. With small gatherings and domestic life, to antics such as skinny dipping parties documented along with genuine news footage showing images and scenes that were never broadcast at the time but archived by a gay employee of the news company making for a ...
Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Gallery Room 3, Level 4, Sheffield Students' Union
Sheffield SU is proud to welcome Liam Wilding of CrazyLife UK, our guest speaker; Liam will be sharing his experience of sexual violence and mental health, exploring the intersections, impacts, and interactions. Liam will be drawing from his own experiences, as a result this session will be hard hitting – relevant content notes will be given at the beginning of ...
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Newcastle Law School
A panel of solicitors, barristers, academics and a member of the judiciary discussing the legal profession’s history in relation to LGBT equality and what there is still to be done. Audience participation will be welcome, but not mandatory. There will be a wine reception, with a chance to network. An informal, interesting and unique event bang in the centre of ...
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm St Mary-le-Bow Church
Panel Discussion co-hosted by JustShare and Christian Aid Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights in the UK have come a long way, while in other countries there is still a long and volatile journey ahead. Tropes rooted in Christianity around gender and family often underpin or motivate acts of discrimination towards LGBT people, despite Christian Gospel teaching of love and ...
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm Lewisham Library
Cherry Potts (Arachne Press) launches and reads from her new novel The Dowry Blade, a fantasy epic of the strength and limitations of love and loyalty between friends, lovers, kin, strangers – and enemies. Cherry will also be selling and signing copies.
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Conway Hall
Valerie Remy has dedicated much of her life to the history of the LGBT movement, particularly of Germany and its First Wave between the 1890’s and 1933. The UK’s leading Humanist venue, Conway Hall, will host her insights into how the life and work of German- Jewish sexologist, Magnus Hirschfeld (1868-1935), was inspired by the Classical Humanism of German intellectual ...
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust, in partnership with UNISON, is holding a special screening of the BAFTA award-winning 2014 file Pride (certificate 15). Tickets for this screening of Pride, which tells the true story of the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners alliance that rallied behind British coal workers during the Miners’ Strike of 1984-5 are just £2 and ...
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm The Penthouse Suite (above the Loft Lounge) Birmingham
Pink Sou’westers are hosting our 7th Annual Quiz for LGBT History Month. Explore, expand or show off your knowledge of all things LGBT, past or present, with questions to suit everyone’s interests. Rounds include, sport, politics and society, arts and literature, music, geography, popular culture and ‘local’. All welcome, come alone (we’ll find you team mates) or as a team ...
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm Shrewsbury Library,
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Shrewsbury Library, as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, history ...
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
A Berlin Film Festival Teddy Award Winner, 2012’s – Call Me Kuchu, spotlights David Kato Uganda’s LGBT great hope, a film about the birth of a movement. 25th February at 19:30. Event Description Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge Celebrates LGBT History Month. The Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge is an Independent Cinema in the heart of Tottenham. Throughout ...
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm Hackney Attic
Queer Experiments is talks, thoughts shared and entertainment enjoyed. Tonight QUEER FEMME Powerful and Fearless but yet so invisible?! Join an evening to Queer Femme Thoughts & Expressions, past and present! Queer Experiments Creating Chaos outside given Frames with and by London’s Leading Queer Artists & Thinkers. Expect the UnExpected. Comedy. Performance Art and Visuals Program: 110 mins 19:30 with ...
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm Friends Meeting House
Martin Lunnon of Amnesty’s LGBTI network tells the history of prides in Riga, Latvia, where local human rights activists, with support from Amnesty International, have transformed the situation from 2006, when police had to protect participants, to hosting EuroPride 2015. Followed by refreshments and actions for, among others, Belarus LGBTI rights activist Ihar Tsikhanyuk
Feb 25 all-day Leeds TBC
Barnardo’s has through Government Equalities Office funding and support of the Department for Education developed a faith toolkit resource to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools and communities. We will be launching the toolkit and places are available. To book a place please contact Yasmeen Sharif at Yasmeen.sharif@barnardos.org.uk
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm The Imperial War Museum North, Salford
A not-to-be missed unique event exploring how to begin researching LGBT Histories in the British Armed Forces and Merchant Navy. Professional historians will speak about their own research within the field and discuss how you can begin your own research. There will also be a Q&A discussion with several veterans who identity as LGBTQ. Download the flyer here
Feb 25 @ 11:30 am Brodwick Hall, Leeds City Museum
Barnardo’s are launching their newly developed faith toolkit to tackle and prevent homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in school and communities. Please book your place to attend
Feb 25 @ 1:10 pm St Botolphs Hall, Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3TL
Singers from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Anna Pool, creative director Erika Gundesen, piano As part of the LGBT History Month, Somewhere Over The Rainbow explores sexuality through song. In this programme, Anna Pool curates a concert that is female exploration of homosexuality through musical theatre and cabaret song. Music by Jeanine Tesori, Andrew Lippa, Leonard Bernstein, Mischa ...
Feb 25 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm CRI 184
Join us for an evening of talks & presentations from people in the know! This evening promises to be informative & funny, focusing on dispelling the myths surrounding gender & all the terminology that goes with it as well as hearing from individuals telling their own personal story.
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Petrie Museum
Join Egyptologist John J Johnston for an evening of engaging conversation with artistes, writers, and academics as they use artefacts drawn from the extensive Petrie Museum collection to discuss concepts of desire, both ancient and modern.
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm A30, Lecture Theatre, Arts Centre, University of Nottingham
University of Nottingham Associate Professor Dr Max Biddulph aims to audit Foucault’s interest in BDSM, his involvement in the gay men’s leather scene in San Francisco in the early 1970s and assess its contribution to his ‘forensic understanding’ of both the artefacts and conduits of power. This event is part of the University of Nottingham’s LGBT History Month programme. For ...
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Parkside Place Community Fire Station
A space to look at the joys and challenges of lesbian parenting, open to all lesbian parents/those considering parenting.
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Gay's the Word bookshop,
Colin Clews, author of the ‘Gay in the 80s’ blog and an original member of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners , will lead a discussion around the events of the 1980s. This includes the emergence of AIDS and the various responses to it; the trial of Gay’s the Word; and the enactment of Section 28 of the Local Government ...
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm New Road Baptist Church
One of the Religion, Belief and Philosophy events organised by Oxford City Centre churches. A panel discussion with Adrian Moore, Susan Durbur and Paul Fiddes.
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm Westminster Kingsway College
Ever felt like you don’t quite fit in? That you’re stuck between one place and another? Occupying the middle ground? Prevail is a new, physical theatre piece about coming to terms with who we are and finding the freedom to be in that grey space between gender and sexual identity. “Fantastic movement and performances were beautifully connected.” “The raw emotion ...
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm Gosport Discovery Centre
Join us for a screening of the 2014 film ‘Pride’ at Gosport Discovery Centre As part of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans month join us for a screening of the 2014 film Pride . Based on an uplifting true story, gay activists bring help to communities during the miner s strike in the summer of 1984 and find the journey harder ...
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Redbridge Central Library
Join us for this phenomenal finale to LGBT History Month with a Cher Tribute act and karaoke with the 72 Club.
Feb 26 – Feb 28 all-day Manchester University & Manchester Metropolitan University
The 2016 NATIONAL FESTIVAL of LGBT HISTORY CONFERENCE, 25- 28 February 2016 Friday, 26 Feb 2016 2pm – 4pm Masterclass: Historicising Trans: Prof. Susan Stryker, University of Arizona** A unique opportunity to hear from one of the leading scholars in this emerging field of historical research. 6pm – 7.30pm Festival Civic Launch & the 2nd Alan Horsfall Lecture by Prof. ...
Feb 26 @ 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm People's History Museum
Warm up for the National Festival of LGBT History on a tour of the PHM’s main galleries and discover how the history of gender and sexuality has been affected by society, politics and activism over the past 200 years. Suitable for adults and young people.  
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm Manchester Central Library
Manchester Central Library holds a wide variety of sound archive collections capturing people from the city’s LGBT communities talking about what the city means to us and how we have made it our home. As part of LGBT History Month we would like to invite you to the library to find out more. From queerupnorth to the Proud Trust to ...
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Martin Harris Centre
Including;  the Sue Sanders, Peter Tatchell & the Alan Horsfall Lecture by Prof Susan Stryker. By Invitation only please apply to lgbthmaap@gmail.com
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
A tasteless abomination! The worst film ever made! With this sort of critical castigation, perhaps it was inevitable that ‘cult status’ awaited Michael Sarne’s adaptation of Gore Vidal’s scabrous satire, Myra Breckinridge (1970). It was rapturously received at its last sold-out screening at the National Film Theatre a few years ago, though it is very rarely screened now. Raquel Welch ...
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm St Vincents College, Pride Group
St Vincent College Pride Group in Gosport is holding a night of entertainment with acts from Portsmouth Pride including Gloria Miller, Ashleigh K, Jess Lesile, Cyprian Sceptre (James Band), Cinderz, and Hannah Gypsy Wicks. A donation will be made to Broken Rainbow charity. College gig open to all – Tickets on door £3
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm Carpenter Room, Sheffield City Library
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Sheffield Central Library as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, ...
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm YAY building
The next GLAM film night will be 7.00pm on Friday 26th February 2016 in the YAY Centre, Truro We will be watching a film to celebrate LGBT History Month email for further info cornwall@goc.org.uk
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm University of Hertfordshire
A fabulous, glitzy and glamorous evening of drag, poetry, open mic and disco to celebrate everything LGBT. Hosted by drag performer extraordinaire Tiffaney Wells, expect lots of amazing vocals, hilarious comedy, impressions, fantastic costumes and light hearted poetry with: The talented and outrageous Drag with No Name LGBT poet laureate Trudy Howson. DJ’s Becky Perry & DJ Duchess Acoustic Sessions ...
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Wheatsheaf Hall
In celebration of this year’s LGBT History Month theme: “Religion, Belief and Philosophy” We are thrilled to present a very special evening with the inimitable Kate Bornstein and Barbara Carrellas. This queer spirituality “power couple” are delighted to interview each other about sex, gender and spirituality on stage at this unique event in London. Kate Bornstein is an author, playwright, ...
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Central London venue (near Warren St)
Join the Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group to celebrate the launch of the Twilight People touring exhibition during LGBT History Month 2016, with LGBTQ Rabbis in collaboration with Muslim and Christian LGBTQI friends. We will lead our service from 7.30pm until about 8.30pm, after which there will be kiddush, a vegetarian buffet and schmooze. Please bring vegetarian food to share. ...
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Central London venue (address on RSVP)
The Progressive Jewish community invites you to an interfaith Shabbat celebration on the occasion of The Twilight People touring exhibition launch. The service is lead by LGBTQ rabbis and Muslim and Christian friends. Allies welcome. Find out more and check out our ‘hidden history’ schedule of events: www.twilightpeople.com Free (£5 donation recommended) Must be reserved via Email
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
Isaac Julien’s feature film debut is a Soulboy/Punk thriller set in 1977’s Dalston. Young Soul Rebels is an exciting snapshot of 70’s London. Friday the 26th February at 19:30. Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge Celebrates LGBT History Month. The Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge is an Independent Cinema in the heart of Tottenham. Throughout February, The Bernie Grant ...
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm The Glory
Here’s your chance to celebrate the DVD release of the crowd-pleasing cult classic DRESSED AS A GIRL with a very special screening of the film in The Glory lounge followed by a free afterparty with tunes and performance from John Sizzle! There will be a Q&A with director Colin Rothbart and some of the cast of the ‘frockumentary’ and they ...
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm Anglia Ruskin University
Meet at Anglia Ruskin for an LGBT bar crawl!
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm People's History Museum
Join us for the Second National Festival of LGBT History as we celebrate LGBT History Month. Our jam-packed programme includes talks, discussion, tours, theatre and music.  Highlights include talks from musician and broadcaster Tom Robinson, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell and Prof. Susan Stryker, author of Transgender History.  In partnership with Schools Out UK. Suitable for adults and young people, ...
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Todmorden Library
Jan Bridget, Terry Sanderson and A. Another will give brief talks in the morning about LGBTs, Religion, Belief and Philosophy. After lunch the fantastic MARLENE DIETRICH: An Affectionate Tribute by Terry Sanderson. Venue accessible.
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Library at Deptford Lounge
Health & Wellbeing organisations and charities will unite to give information and advice related to LGBT community including Susan Hailes, LGBT Hate crime Met Police liaison for Lewisham and Metro Centre.
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm University of Winchester
Hampshire Pride Festival takes place over a number of days. The big day is Saturday though, and is not to be missed. The great news is that most of the events are free, the only exception to this is the film night and the party at The Railway Inn where we have to request a small cover charge, plus a ...
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Towneley Hall Museum
Come and hear about an innovative project working with teachers and young people in schools across the county and find out about major changes to ways of working on LGBT issues in schools since the 1970s. The meeting is for the LGBT community and for any staff working in schools, governors and parents who want to find out more. Meet ...
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Cambridge Central Library
SexYOUality LGBT 20:20 vision oral history project will be showcased at the Cambridge Central library with a workshop delivered by staff and young people exploring the hidden histories of LGBT people in Cambridgeshire.
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm Octagon Unitarian Chapel
This ground breaking film shows what Jesus might say to us now as trans woman. The screening is followed by a discussion. The film is rated as a 12+
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm Islington Assembly Hall
Book your tickets for an early preview of the afterlife hosted by our very own Sandra. Staring Andy Bell, lead singer of legendary band Erasure and the iconic Lana Pillay, star of C4’s The Comic Strip Presents & Eat the Rich. With special guests The Family Fierce, Rosie Wilby and a choral treat you can’t miss. With DJs, bar and ...
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Normansfield Theatre
An evening of Classical music with the Richmond Symphonic Concert Band, Doors open at 7.00 pm. The mayors from both Richmond and Kingston are attending and there will be a retiring collection in support of the Albert Kennedy Trust
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
The Watermelon Woman, – The debut feature film from world renowned filmmaker Cheryl Dunye. Written, Directed and starring Dunye herself. The film follows Cheryl as she investigates the life and career of a 1930’s black actress credited as simply “The Watermelon Woman”. 27th February 19:30. Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge Celebrates LGBT History Month. The Bernie Grant Arts Centre ...
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Future Business Centre
Experts, entertainment and prizes. A day to shine and show your feminine gender side. All self-identified women, Trans* and non-binary people welcome.
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm The Arsenal Hub – Home of Arsenal in the Community, next to the stadium, on the corner of Benwell and Queensland Roads
We are hosting a 5-a-side fun indoor tournament for 8 mixed LGBTQ and community teams. Spectators welcome, music and food available. We hope to show a brand new short movie at 1pm, and then watch Arsenal away to Manchester United on the Emirates screens at 2pm (tbc)
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Meet at the War Memorial at the entrance to Royal Victoria Park, Bath
A walk around the centre of Bath, pointing out the buildings and monuments which have LGBT associations, either as places where people socialised or as meeting places for the LGBT movement over the last sixty years. The walk should last about an hour and a half and finish back by the War Memorial, with the option of warming up in ...
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bernie Grant Arts Centre
Rent – Sing-a-long. The only Broadway musical to have Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender lead characters. The seminal rock opera will end our month with a fun afternoon of booze and karaoke. This post screening discussion will have a special focus on PrEP and living with HIV/Aids in 2016 and beyond. 28th February 16:00. Bernie Grant Arts Centre Screening Lounge ...
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm Central Station
A night of fun which will include a special LGBT History Quiz – come along and see how much you really know! Every Sunday in February at Central Station: There will be an exhibition of photos and press cuttings from the bar’s history from it’s opening in 1992 on display. The bar is one of London’s longest surviving independent gay ...
Feb 29 all-day Exeter Picturehouse
Join us for a discussion before a screening of The Danish Girl (2015), the story of Lili Elbe (1882-1931) a trans woman living in early 20th century Denmark. Dr Jana Funke, English and History scholar at the University of Exeter, will discuss the role of sexual science in developing ideas about transgender identities in the 1920s and 1930s. Wendy Benstead, ...
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Islington Town Hall
This Community Conversation in Islington will hear from experts and service users as part of a panel discussion followed by workshops that will bring individuals, practitioners, clinicians and Commissioners together to discuss mental wellbeing in LGBT communities, the impact of stigma and domestic violence as well as the barriers that people face in trying to access mental health support. The ...
Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm Foundry, Level 1, Sheffield Students' Union
This year’s flagship event, a History Month Exhibition, is brought to you by Sheffield SU LGBT+ Committee, and promises to be the event you do not want to miss! Open throughout the day, the exhibition will include poster boards including: an LGBT+ Portrait Gallery, and the history of LGBT+ Organisations and Campaigners in Sheffield and the UK. The exhibition will ...
Feb 29 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm Lecture Theatre 7
What do the seemingly ‘lesbian and gay friendly’ policy changes in Western Europe tell us about narratives about ‘our’ politics? What can we learn from such European success stories? How does this help us understand the LGBT struggles in the increasingly partisan atmosphere of American political culture? This lecture will be delivered by Angelia Wilson, a Professor of Politics at ...
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Building, Council Chamber - Cardiff University
  In partner ship with Pride Cymru,  Enfys –  Cardiff University and The Gathering we welcome Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, who’s talk will focus on Hollywood movies, specifically bible epics and gay identities in America in the 1930’s. Lloyd took up his position as a lecturer in Ancient History at Edinburgh University in August 2004. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in 2010. He ...
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm Todmorden Library,
Rose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Todmorden Library, as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, history ...
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pimlico Academy
Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and Universities are invited to perform their LGBT+Inclusive work from the curriculum to highlight their ground breaking inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity. Performances will include speeches, dances, songs, readings, drama, PRIDE Youth Network campaigns along with key speeches from members of the council, the LGBT community and allies. All schools in the region ...
Feb 29 @ 6:30 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
A coming of age-documentary about three LGBT American teenagers growing up in Tulsa, in the Bible Belt of the USA. We’re delighted to welcome director Jannik Splidsboel for a live Q&A following the screening.
Feb 29 @ 6:30 pm FACT
Liverpool Pride: LOVE BITES Monday 29 February 6.30pm Celebrate Leap Day with this luscious selection of short films all about love taken. Traditionally the day when women could break convention and ask their man to marry them, now Leap Day seems the perfect day to look at love in all its diversity. Including a musical from Norway, young love in ...
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm Poetry Cafe
A light-hearted, poetic peek at Love past and present. Hosted by LGBT Poet Laureate Trudy Howson. With Special Guests and living interactive quiz.
Feb 29 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
To mark the end of LGBT History Month 2016 Encompass Network invite all to join them for a glass of something and to celebrate all the wonderful events which have taken place
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm Brompton Academy,
Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and Universities are invited to perform their LGBT+Inclusive work from the curriculum to highlight their ground breaking inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity. Performances will include speeches, dances, songs, readings, drama, PRIDE Youth Network campaigns along with key speeches from members of the council, the LGBT community and allies. All schools in the region ...
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm Bewick Hall, Newcastle City Library
ose Collis brings her acclaimed one-woman musical cabaret show to Newcastle City Library, as part of an Arts Council-funded tour for LGBT History Month 2016. ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters’ is the first ever musical cabaret show written and performed by a British female author. This original entertainment, written and performed by one of Sussex’s favourite personalities, is a unique mixture of music, ...
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
This screening event, in collaboration with Queer Media, includes Chemsex (2015), described as powerful and unflinching exploration of a potential health emergency in London’s gay community. Chemsex is a new feature-length documentary from Vice magazine, which features privileged access to the world of ‘chemsex’ and ‘slamming’ parties – where intravenous drug use and unprotected sex may be fuelling a rise ...
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm Beehive Community Centre
It is the launch of the LGBT Film Club … What will hopefully be monthly viewings, we kick off the Club by showing the German gay film Free Fall. Ticket price is £8 – pay on the door in cash please. You will be allowed to bring drinks and snack. After each film, we will be heading to Argo Lounge ...
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
The ‘Hot Sex Time Machine’ invites you to time jump 30 years into the past and visit the erotic world of 1980s intimacy! We will be screening three incredible films, all of which deal with different aspects of forbidden sexuality: gay, lesbian and BDSM: My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) Desert Hearts (1985) Nine and a Half Weeks (1985) The Hot Sex ...
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Arcadia Library, Yew Tree Avenue, Levenshulme
Would you like to help document the city’s LGBT history? Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia that anybody can edit and add to. Join Wikipedian Andy Mabbett (@pigsonthewing) at the new Arcadia Library for a free session which will help you get started on Wikipedia, edit existing articles and start your own articles on your this under-represented aspect of Manchester’s ...
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
Vanilla Shakes? Exploring Sexual Coupledom and the Everyday The liberalisation of both sexual regulation and attitudes since the 1960s – alongside the popular cultural ubiquity of sexual references and images – has given rise to the assumption that western cultures are sexually liberated. Within this context, sociological debate around intimate relationships has focused on changes in sexual practices. A key ...
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 70 Oxford Street
Kate Fox has always known she didn’t want children. (Though she wouldn’t have minded giving birth to spaniels). She began developing a stand up show to explore the topic in 2013 and was surprised at the positive response of both parents and non-parents, and at how common choosing to be child-free now is. The show “Good Breeding” was performed at ...
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am City Year, King Edward House
The ‘Educate & Celebrate’ training course gives you practical advice and a chance to ask questions in a safe and confidential environment. Elly informs you of legal requirements, Ofsted expectations and gives you a chance to experiment with curriculum ideas and try out classroom resources.