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 4 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 5 @ 3:00 am Grand Union
Club Kali celebrates our journey as a LGBTQ community with a social party! A night of entertainment by our host, games, surprises and dancing as Club Kali DJ’s Spin you Around the World in 80 Tunes from Bollywood, to Hollywood and those familiar dancefloor classics! A one off celebration to bring out your inner sparkle!
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day Contact
A celebration of new transgender performance. Featuring: Kate O’Donnell: Hayley and Me Coronation Street’s Hayley Cropper appeared in our living rooms three times a week. Bringing Hayley back into the limelight, Kate O’Donnell’s cabaret takes a nostalgic look at trans history and the impact of this beloved classic character. Expect music, visuals, audience interaction and an iconic anorak. Elijah Harris: ...
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Victoria & Albert Museum
The V&A is pleased to announce that on the 10th February 2017 we are taking part as one of the national hubs for OUTing the Past: The National Festival of LGBT History. Our festival event will take place in Seminar Room 5 of the Learning Centre in the V&A. We will have four speakers, each giving a 40 minute presentation ...
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Schools Out/The National Maritime Museum
Join us for a day-long free family festival to celebrate LGBT History Month with Schools Out at the National Maritime Museum! •Sing-along with the London Gay Men’s Chorus. •Have a chat with our resident female pirate if you dare! •Hear stories of gods, goddesses, mermaids and monsters. •Learn about the history of boys’ and girls’ toys with ‘Let Toys Be ...
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Positive East,
Free LGBT History Month , Afternoon T-Party and Quiz For Trans & Non-Binary folk and their friends. Our T & NB History Quiz starts at 1:30 She/heroes/Queeroes Wall. Bring Your Quotes & Images or artwork to add to our celebration wall. Let’s get together and chat about our histories over early afternoon tea.
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm York Explore Library
The untold story of what it meant to be transgender in the British military before and after permissive service. From 1980 to 2014, the highs and the lows, in peacetime and in war. A free talk as part of the National Festival of LGBT History.
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Women's Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire
Conversation café. CYP Transgender Screening. Complimentary Beauty Therapy. Photo booth. Light Buffet.
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Upper Gallery at London College of Communication
Thursday 16 February: Private View and book signing: 6-8pm. Open to all, everyone welcome. Exhibition open: 17 February to 24 March 2017 Admission free. “Ken. To be destroyed” began with an archive and a discovery. Artist and photographer Sara Davidmann and her siblings inherited letters and photographs belonging to her uncle and aunt, Ken and Hazel Houston, from their mother ...
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm Disability Stockport
Trans Actress Annie Wallace will be giving a talk about her experiences as a Trans person in the entertainment industry and some insight into the everyday life of trans people.
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm Gay’s The Word Bookshop
TransLondon is a discussion / support group for people who identify as trans or who are questioning their gender identity. The group was formed in the winter of 2007 and has been meeting every third Tuesday of the month at Gays The Word Bookshop. Come along and celebrate TransLondon’s 10th birthday. Drinks and refreshments available. Free entry. Trans identified / ...
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre, Ninewells Hospital
As part of the University of Dundee medical school’s LGBT History month, playwright Jo Clifford will be speaking at the Gannochy Trust Lecture Theatre on the 23rd February. Open to all.
Feb 23 @ 5:15 pm University of Birmingham
The Gender Recognition Act 2004 was passed more than 10 years ago to allow trans people to legally change their gender. However, very little is currently known about the effects of this legal framework on trans people’s decision making and their engagement with this specific law. In this talk, Flora Renz will consider some of the key problematic aspects of ...
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Transgender Matters - with Henry Poultney who works at Freedom Youth in Bristol
Thursday 23 February 2017 from 6pm-7.30pm at Southmead Hospital. This session will focus on issues for young Trans people.
Feb 25 all-day LGBT Foundation
Presented by Dr Lee R J Middlehurst and Dawn Pomfret. In this talk Quentin Crisp is re-conceived as a transgender icon noting his experiences and similarities with the 1960s transgender riots in America. Linking with this are the present-day misunderstandings of the variations of transgender identities.
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm The People's History Museum
Rock music has long been a voice for minority groups. Join Kate Hutchinson for a whirlwind journey through the history of trans and gender variant representation in music, exploring how it has helped in changing attitudes and bringing awareness.  From lyrics in songs from Lou Reed and the Kinks to blurring gender stereotypes in image, through to trans pioneers such ...
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm The Space Arts Cente
Harry Crawford (otherwise known as Eugenia Falleni) stands trial for the murder of his wife. The trial is a farce: the case is filled with false witnesses and Harry’s gender dysphoria is blasted across the newspapers. As the trial continues, Harry’s tragic life-story comes to light. A thrilling true-crime drama, Christopher Bryant’s multi-award-nominated play THE MUTANT MAN puts Transgender themes ...