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.

Jan
31
Wed
Changing Minds Launch @ York Room, Redbridge Central Library
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Changing Minds Launch @ York Room, Redbridge Central Library

Redbridge Rainbow Community in partnership with Eastside Community Heritage invite you to the launch of ‘Changing Minds’ video documentary and exhibition along with a drama therapy workshop by Dramatherapist Dan Skili ‘Sharing Stories, Sharing Memories’.

The “Changing Minds” project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund has recorded and preserved the experiences of LGBT+ people living and working in the London Borough of Redbridge, and living with mental health problems.

Feb
9
Fri
My Tutu Went AWOL with Iestyn Edwards @ Wanstead Library
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
My Tutu Went AWOL with Iestyn Edwards @ Wanstead Library

“Only the divinely unique Iestyn Edwards could be in a tutu in a war zone and write about it so perfectly. Moving, fascinating and completely hilarious – it’s got it all, as has the man himself!’ Miranda Hart.
All as seen in the show of the number one best seller! How a West End cabaret star accidentally ended up in Iraq. Drying his pink ballet tights on the anti-blast wall, using his Kevlar helmet as a wash bag, ending up on the naughty tank…
Come find out more at this special event!

Feb
13
Tue
The Break-Up Monologues @ Poplar Union
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm
The Break-Up Monologues @ Poplar Union

Tragedy plus time equals comedy, right?!

As part of our What’s Love Got to do With It? Season, award-winning comedian, author and Radio 4 regular, Rosie Wilby, hosts a themed comedy storytelling night, The Breakup Monologues.

The show features a rotating cast of acclaimed performers and follows Rosie’s trilogy of solo pieces on love and relationships and her book, Is Monogamy Dead?

Guests on the night:

Multi award-winner Pippa Evans
Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Best Show nominee and BBC Talent Hotlist featured Elf Lyons
Melbourne-born festival regular and internationally renowned Sarah Bennetto
Highly inventive multimedia performance artist Paula Varjack

Feb
14
Wed
LGBT+ Conference and Info Day @ The Riverfront
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am
LGBT+ Conference and Info Day @ The Riverfront | Wales | United Kingdom

We are hosting Newport City’s second annual LGBT+ conference and information day. #NCLGBT18

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rainbow-newport-lgbt-conference-18-tickets-40984051401

From educational workshops to discussion panels, we have a jammed pack day full of information, advice, support, and guidance to help you and help support family, friends, and colleagues who identify as LGBT+