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 – Apr 21 all-day Derbyshire Record Office
An exhibition marking the launch of a project to explore the history of sexuality and sexual identity in and around Derbyshire.
Feb 2 @ 9:01 am – Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm The Galleries of Justice museum
One of the cells in the Galleries of Justice will house the door behind which Oscar Wilde was imprisoned at Reading Gaol. The cell and adjacent areas will also show projections and use audio clips, some of which will deal with situations before and after the 1967 Sexual Offences Act. The exhibition will be part of the general viewing of ...
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm Nottingham Contemporary (The Space)
A presentation which demonstrates beyond a shadow of a doubt the truth of the title
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm David Wilson Library
Join a discussion of books, films, music or artwork which have shaped your understanding of LGBT+ experience or identity. Bring a book, DVD, CD or image with you and share your story with the group. Open to University of Leicester staff and students.
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm University of Leicester
Come to the University of Leicester to celebrate LGBT History Month with a FREE screening of Rolla Selbak’s trailblazing film Three Veils, following the stories of three Muslim women in America dealing with gender expectations, arranged marriage, sexual violence and homosexuality. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Selbak. The venue for this event is Lecture Theatre 8, ...
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Charles Wilson Building, Second Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe
Professor Philip Shaw, Dr Emma Parker, Robert Payne and Dr David Clark discuss LGBT+ identities in military history, Leicester’s own Joe Orton, and in French and medieval literature. All welcome, including members of the public, students and staff.
Feb 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm University of Leicester
Singer-songwriter of hits including ‘Glad to be Gay’, LGBT+ rights activist and now best known as a DJ and champion of new music artists, Tom Robinson will be speaking about his life and activism.
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Bennett Lower Ground Floor, Lecture Theatre 5
Dr Gavin Brown, Dr Tracy Simmons and Dr Loveday Hodson discuss their research on sexuality in relation to international issues and migration. All welcome, including members of the public, students and staff.
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm The Museum & Art Gallery, Derby Museums
As part of Derbyshire’s LGBT History Month Celebrations LGB-QWERTY is back! Join us on Friday 24th February at Derby Museums for the first of a series of special events planned throughout the year at various venues across Derby. Featuring performances by New Life Linez Lord Illusion Kevin Jackson Poetry Phrase Goblinz’ Benjamin Knight Miss Dee Zasterous And more to be ...
Feb 24 @ 6:15 pm Phoenix Cinema Leicester
As part of the university’s celebration of LGBT+ History Month, we are distributing free tickets to staff and students to see Moonlight at the Phoenix Cinema. Barry Jenkins’ directorial tour-de-force tells the coming-of-age story of Chiron, a young gay black man growing up in Miami. Don’t miss this spectacular, intimate, and startlingly intense film, winner of the 2016 Golden Globe ...
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Derby Museum and Art Gallery
As part of Derbyshire’s LGBT History Month Celebrations LGB-QWERTY is back! Join us on Friday 24th February at Derby Museums for the first of a series of special events planned throughout the year at various venues across Derby. Featuring performances by New Life Linez Lord Illusion Kevin Jackson Poetry Phrase Goblinz’ Benjamin Knight Miss Dee Zasterous And more to be ...
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 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loughborough Student's Union
Celebrating the history of LGBT+ including lots of talks and performances, from various societies, free food and entertainment! Will be an incredible event