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 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 8 – Feb 11 all-day Omnibus
Following on the success of last year’s LGBT+ festival, Omnibus return with UNNATURAL ACTS, a diverse programme of cabaret, comedy and theatricality marking 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act. We kick off with New York Times acclaimed Jessica Walker’s cabaret ‘Forbidden Love’, transporting you back to the Weimar dives of 1920s Berlin, the nightclubs of 1930s Paris and the ...
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 11 @ 4:25 pm – 4:45 pm The National Archives
Trans his/her/they stories have systematically been written out of the historical past and remain largely ignored by the national and regional museums in the UK. Largely irretrievable and lost forever, their absence serves as a reminder of the extraordinary struggle and length of time it has taken for trans people to be recognised and respected by both the LGB community ...
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 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 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 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm CoolTan Arts
Celebrate LGBT History Month at CoolTan Arts! We will be screening a selection of films spanning from 1967 to the present day. These will include Trans and Queer shorts, and Polari. Kindly sponsored by Southwark LGBT Network, The Metro and Southwark Council
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, ...