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 Hackney Museum
Where was your first kiss, defining moment or personal victory? Hackney Council has launched a drive to unearth these local stories and experiences as part of a drive to build, understand and immortalise LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex plus) history in Hackney. The crowdsourcing project using online citizen-historian site Historypin, is just one of a host of ...
Feb 1 – Apr 2 all-day Gasworks
Female Executioner is the first solo exhibition at Gasworks, London by Glasgow-based artist Jamie Crewe. Comprising newly commissioned video, sculpture, print, and text-based works, the exhibition focuses on French writer Rachilde’s Monsieur Venus: A Materialist Novel. Exploring what is at stake in historical reclamation, Female Executioner investigates what happens when a queer, transfeminine artist tries to touch, reflect on, or ...
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 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
The Wiener Library and Holocaust Research Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London are pleased to co-host a special lecture by Professor William Spurlin for LGBT History Month. This lecture provides a contextual overview of the experiences of gay men and lesbians under National Socialism, especially the ways in which the Nazi regime targeted homosexual men, and the varying degrees ...
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 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 18 @ 7:00 pm St George the Martyr
“But didn’t tango start with men dancing with each other?” Myth or fact or both or neither? And what about women? A chance for you to find out… February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual History Month. As its contribution, Queer Tango London have asked Dr Ray Batchelor, queer tango historian, to give a lecture, “A History of Same-Sex Tango Dancing”. ...
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Warwickshire County Record Office
Join us in celebrating LGBT+ History Month! LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) history is an important part of our past, but the records can be difficult to find. Come along to learn how you might start looking for these ‘hidden histories’, to hear about some of the fascinating individuals in Warwickshire’s vibrant past and to discuss how we can ...
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Hogan Lovells International LLP
Who are the villains and heroes of LGBT history? How did England end up with its anti-LGBT laws? How did they spread across the Empire and what are the ongoing consequences overseas? Join us for this LGBT History Month event as we look at the history of LGBT rights in the UK and hear the personal stories of those who ...
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 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 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, ...