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 23 – Feb 17 all-day The Glass Tank
A Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London, of French photographer Claude Cahun’s elusive self-portraits. Claude Cahun (1894-1954) is best known for her original and enigmatic photographic self-portraits. Decades ahead of its time, her work played with perceived gender roles and identity, concerns that are still as current and pertinent in today’s world as ever. Beneath This Mask is drawn ...
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 4 – Feb 24 all-day Aire Place Studios and Inkwell Leeds
Queerology is project about queer art in Leeds in celebration of the 50th anniversary of homosexuality being decriminalised in England. ​1967 – 2017 ​ This presents us with a grand opportunity – to combine the celebration of this historic milestone with conversations around current issues through the work of LGBT* and Queer artists in and around Leeds. More info: www.queerologyleeds.weebly.com
Feb 6 – Feb 26 all-day Brixton Library
A few oil paintings by non-binary artist Walki Freedreamer Tinkanesh
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Inkwell Leeds
Queerology is project about queer art in Leeds in celebration of the 50th anniversary of homosexuality being decriminalised in England. ​1967 – 2017 ​ This presents us with a grand opportunity – to combine the celebration of this historic milestone with conversations around current issues through the work of LGBT* and Queer artists in and around Leeds. More info: http://queerologyleeds.weebly.com/about.html
Feb 11 all-day University of Oxford’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums
On 11 February the University of Oxford’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM!) launch Out in Oxford, a specially commissioned trail celebrating diversity and highlighting LGBTQ+ experiences across Oxfordshire and beyond. Funded by the Oxford University Museums Partnership, teams from GLAM have worked with LGBTQ+ community members and allies to queer the collections and offer alternative insights into the fascinating items ...
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 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Pitt Rivers Museum
Community groups, curators, performers and artists come together to launch the University of Oxford’s first LGBTQ+ cross-museums trail, Out in Oxford. Join us for a night celebrating LGBTQ+ histories from Oxfordshire and beyond. Expect live performances, pop-up exhibitions, micro-talks and interactive activities.
Feb 15 @ 7:00 pm Gasworks
Potash Lesson is a performance by Jamie Crewe, first presented at Tramway Artists’ Moving Image Festival 2016. Seated, with a microphone and a projected computer screen, Jamie will think about an old video work from 2012. The conceit of this video — a portrait in which a gay man sniffs poppers and strikes a pose from the Iconographie photographique de ...
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 24 @ 4:00 pm Aberystwyth Arts Centre (Bar Upstairs)
LGBT History Month: Invitation to “The Argonauts” Reading Session In order to honour LGBT History Month, you are invited to a reading group session on Maggie Nelson’s novel “The Argonauts” (first published in 2015), organized in association with the Interdisciplinary Gender Research Group. “The Argonauts” is a genre-bending memoir, a work of “auto theory” offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking ...
Feb 28 – May 6 all-day The Sidney Cooper Gallery
The exhibition has been produced to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act that began the decriminalisation of homosexuality. The project re-purposes pictures from the South East Archive of Seaside Photography taken during the period of time when homosexuality was illegal and reframes them to fabricate forgotten stories. These new images point toward lives that could not ...