Event Calendar

We do not organise or endorse these events ourselves. Events are organised by individuals or groups who want to celebrate LGBT History Month; the organisers of each event are solely responsible for their own event. We publish these details for your own information only.

Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day Surrey History Centre
A small display on this year’s theme Citizenship and Law, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1967). You can also discover Surrey’s historic links with LGBT crime and punishment and more about the work of Surrey Heritage.
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Canterbury Christ Church University - Augustine House
Seminar by Dikaia Chatziefstathiou & James Brighton School of Human & Life Science Canterbury Christ Church University Room – AH3.22
Feb 3 – Feb 19 all-day The Phil Starr Pavilion
The B Right On Festival is organised by the volunteers of the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum and runs during LGBT History Month in February. The PHIL STARR PAVILION, New Steine Gardens, Brighton, BN2 1PB provides a fully functional stage, light and sound system with heating and Licenced bar. This ground breaking affiliation seeks to engage the city ...
Feb 4 all-day RadioReverb
Celebrate LGBT+ History Month with with the first of two special Home Service shows on Brighton’s community radio station RadioReverb. Expect plenty of dance floor memories as Wildblood & Queenie delve into our glorious queer past and play tracks reflecting the 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967. Expect soul, funk, disco house and plenty of camp banter ...
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Laud Lecture Theatre - Canterbury Christ Church University
A public lecture and discussion by Dr Stella Bolaki.
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm RadioReverb
Celebrate LGBT+ History Month with the second of two special Home Service shows on Brighton’s community radio station RadioReverb. Expect plenty of dance floor memories as Wildblood & Queenie delve into our glorious queer past and play tracks reflecting the 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967. Expect soul, funk, disco house and plenty of camp banter (with ...
Feb 19 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm Brighton Unitarian Church
Tubthumpers, Brighton and Hove’s Community Choir for the progressive left, invites you to a very special singing workshop in celebration of LGBT History Month Join two of our foremost voice leaders – Sheffield’s Val Regan & Brighton’s Kirsty Martin for a bespoke singing workshop, connecting the North & South in glorious, technicolour harmony! We will be celebrating our vibrant, queer ...
Feb 19 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm Brighton Unitarian Church
Tubthumpers, Brighton and Hove’s Community Choir for the progressive left, invites you to a very special singing workshop in celebration of LGBT History Month Join two of our foremost voice leaders – Sheffield’s Val Regan & Brighton’s Kirsty Martin for a bespoke singing workshop, connecting the North & South in glorious, technicolour harmony! We will be celebrating our vibrant, queer ...
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Carey Building Canterbury Christ Church University
A Seminar on LGBT Acitivsm in the UK – Hosted by Sue Sanders Professor Emeritus Harvey Milk Institute
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm JHB Main Lecture Theatre, Headington Campus, Oxford Brookes University
Join in a panel conversation on LGBT+ identity, rights, pride and community. You are invited to be inspired, enlightened and challenged by a lively discussion of the gains and continuing work to ensure diverse sexual orientations and gender identities are fully accepted and celebrated in UK society and communities. We will be looking at ways of belonging and creating a ...
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Surrey History Centre
Join Surrey Heritage and Outline, Surrey’s LGBT organisation for a cup of LGBT history to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) History Month. As well as free coffee and cake there will be talks from Professor Peter Hegarty (University of Surrey, Surrey Heritage and Outline and a behind the scenes tour of Surrey History Centre. We will also be ...
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm St Pauls Church Hall,
Kent Community Health NHS Trust in conjunction with Schools Out UK and CCCU Staff LGBTQ Network bring you an evening of entertainment with a light supper….test your knowleldge with the quiz, sit back and enjoy some poetry readings from contributors to the Febulous February anthology and we have guest appearance from Professor Sue Sanders creator of LGBT History Month providing ...
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Twin Pines Coffee House
Speaker/Discussion – The union’s history of fighting for LGBT+ inclusion Social – Bar, nibbles, awesome coffee! Planning – What do we want from the new network? Ground floor wheelchair-accessible Non members and support staff all welcome
Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm Victoria and Albert Museum
To mark LGBT Histor Month, the V&A LGBTQ Tour will be broadcast online as a Facebook Live by The i Paper. You’ll be given an exclusive online tour of the V&A’s most prominent LGBTQ artefacts, presented by our team of award-winning volunteer guides, and you will be able to view it from any device, anywhere! V&A LGBTQ Online Tour 12:30pm, ...
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm The Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
Join us for the fifth edition of Brighton’s LGBTQ+ history club. This session will feature a presentation from Tom Sargeant from Brighton Ourstory, reflecting on the work of this pionering archive, which we are very much looking forward to. In the second part of the session the young people from “Into the Outside: Building a Contemporary Queer Youth Archive” photoworks ...
Feb 28 – May 6 all-day The Sidney Cooper Gallery
The exhibition has been produced to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act that began the decriminalisation of homosexuality. The project re-purposes pictures from the South East Archive of Seaside Photography taken during the period of time when homosexuality was illegal and reframes them to fabricate forgotten stories. These new images point toward lives that could not ...
Feb 28 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm Worthing Library
In the Twenties, Colonel Sir Victor Barker DSO was a fine figure of a man. Dashing, handsome, with impeccable manners, he was a model gentleman and devoted father of a young son. But the uniform and military bearing concealed a big secret, revealed in a sensational trial at the Old Bailey in April 1929. For ‘Colonel Barker’ had been born ...