Event Calendar

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’ ...
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 11 – Apr 17 all-day Jewish Museum London
Through 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 ...
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm St James Studio
In the wake of the deadliest incident of violence ever committed against LGBTQ people in America, Theatre Renegade present In Response To… The Orlando Attack. The evening will be a mixture of new pieces written in direct response to the tragedy, performances of well-known texts and musical performances, all selected to honour and commemorate the victims at Pulse nightclub. As ...
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm The Poetry Library
Price: Free but booking required A panel of four queer poets discuss how identity and politics shapes their work. Hear from Betsy Warland, (Oscar of Between – A Memoir of Identity and Ideas); Andra Simons, (The Joshua Tales); Olumide Popoola, this is not about sadness; and the widely anthologized Maria Jastrzebska. They discuss teaching styles, influences and the ways queerness ...
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm The Poetry Library
A panel of four queer poets discuss how identity and politics shapes their work. Hear from Betsy Warland, (Oscar of Between – A Memoir of Identity and Ideas); Andra Simons, (The Joshua Tales); Olumide Popoola, this is not about sadness; and the widely anthologized Maria Jastrzebska. They discuss teaching styles, influences and the ways queerness influences their writing and performance. ...
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Speakers Chambers House of Commons
The Launch of 2017 History Month with a reception to explore our theme of Law, Citizenship, and PSHE