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
Fri
Our Shared Histories @ Oriel Myrddin Gallery
Feb 1 – Mar 1 all-day
Our Shared Histories @ Oriel Myrddin Gallery

Carmarthen LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+, allies and all queer folk were asked if they would like to contribute a story to communicate their thoughts, feelings and experiences of queer Carmarthenshire. Some of these stories have been collected and presented here in the gallery foyer and around the town centre.

Mis Hanes LGBTQ+ Caerfyrddin

Gofynnwyd i bobl LGBTQ+ a’u cefnogwyr a fyddent yn hoffi cyfrannu stori i gyfleu eu meddyliau, eu teimladau a’u profiadau o Sir Gaerfyrddin gyfunrywiol. Mae rhai o’r straeon hyn wedi cael eu casglu a’u cyflwyno fan hyn.

An Extraordinary Female Affection: the life and love of the Ladies of Llangollen @ Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
An Extraordinary Female Affection: the life and love of the Ladies of Llangollen @ Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth

An fab evening to celebrate LGBTQ History month with author and journalist Mike Parker discussing his forthcoming book On the Red Hill about queer life in rural Wales and Living Histories Cymru uncovering queer history in Wales with their show about the ‘Ladies of Llangollen’.

Mike Parker and Living Histories Cymru present @ Ceredigion Museum
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm
Mike Parker and Living Histories Cymru present @ Ceredigion Museum

Mike Parker reads from his new book about queer life in the rural countryside On the Red Hill. Followed by An Extraordinary Female Attraction: the life and love of the Ladies of Llangollen with Jane Hoy and Helen Sandler. With live music from harpist Cerys Hafana.

Feb
9
Sat
Abberation presents Hidden Worlds @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Feb 9 @ 7:45 pm – 10:15 pm
Abberation presents Hidden Worlds @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre

An eventful evening for LGBT History Month wth Jane Traies and readers discussing her new book of interviews with older lesbians, Now You See Me; acclaimed artist and theatre maker Clive Hicks Jenkins talks about hiding his true self in his art; Karen Fisch presents her jukebox musical Rebel Dyke.

Feb
10
Sun
LGBT+ History Month Worship Service @ St David's Uniting Church, Pontypridd
Feb 10 @ 10:45 pm
LGBT+ History Month Worship Service @ St David's Uniting Church, Pontypridd

To mark LGBT+ history month, St David’s Uniting Church, Pontypridd will be welcoming Stonewall’s Gay Role Model of the Year, Ray Vincent, to share his story and lead our reflections.

Feb
14
Thu
Queering the Archives @ Glamorgan Archives
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Queering the Archives @ Glamorgan Archives

FREE training opportunity

Based around the development of ‘Queering Glamorgan: A Research Guide to Sources for the Study of LGBT History’, this session will instruct participants in recognising, and searching for, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) content in historic material.

By the end of the course participants will have an understanding of the complex language used to identify LGBT people and events in the archival record, and how to publicise that content. They will be able to set up research projects in their own institutions and oversee volunteers/staff undertaking projects to identify LGBT content.

Training will be facilitated by LGBT Researcher & Writer Norena Shopland

Feb
18
Mon
My life in North Wales @ Rhyl Library
Feb 18 @ 2:30 pm

A talk by Jenny-Anne Bishop OBE about being Transgender in North Wales and its historical culture of Gender diversity.

Feb
21
Thu
Queering the Archive @ Wrexham Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Queering the Archive @ Wrexham Museum

FREE training opportunity 10AM-3.30PM

Based around the development of ‘Queering Glamorgan: A Research Guide to Sources for the Study of LGBT History’, this session will instruct participants in recognising, and searching for, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) content in historic material.

By the end of the course participants will have an understanding of the complex language used to identify LGBT people and events in the archival record, and how to publicise that content. They will be able to set up research projects in their own institutions and oversee volunteers/staff undertaking projects to identify LGBT content.

Training will be facilitated by LGBT Researcher & Wrier Norena Shopland.

Feb
23
Sat
Queer Qabaret Quiz Night @ Cathays Community Centre
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Queer Qabaret Quiz Night @ Cathays Community Centre

February is LGBT+ history month and this event will be the party of the month.

It will be queer filled evening of entertainment, history and celebration through art, music, literature and performance. Hosted by Impact – Cardiff’s only LGBT+ Youth Provision

Acts TBA
Ticket Sales starting soon

https://www.facebook.com/events/755883311442085/

Feb
25
Mon
LGBT Info Day @ Rhyl Library
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Information about activities and support available in north Wales and the surrounding area, with stands from Viva LGBT, Unique Transgender Network, the North Wales Adoption Service, North Wales Police and more.

Drag Queen Story Time @ Rhyl Library
Feb 25 @ 2:30 pm

Drag Queen storytime with Mama G. Suitable for children over 3 years.