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 11 @ 7:30 pm Exeter Phoenix
Part of The Exeter LGBT History Festival 2017: http://exeterlgbthistory.org.uk/ A special screening of GIRLS LOST (POJKARNA, 2015), directed by Alexandra-Therese Keining. Kim, Bella and Momo are three bullied teenage girls surrounded by a dark world of teenage angst, sexual confusion and name-calling. Their friendship unites them. But when they come across a curious magical plant their world is altered. A ...
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 16 @ 7:00 pm Pitt Rivers Museum, entry via Robinson Close
Community group, Philosophy in Pubs (www.meetup.com/philosophy-in-Pubs-Oxford/about), takes over the galleries for the night to explore the difference and relationship between gender and sex. Are the concepts of ‘male’ and ‘female’ well defined and do their meanings differ in different circumstances? What is the relationship between our biology, our state of mind and our identity? How do we know whether we ...
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm – 11:30 pm Showroom Workstation
Put on some music! Turn on the 8 Track! Grab your golden go-go boots and pull the wig down from the shelf because ‘internationally ignored song stylist’ Hedwig is in town! Grab yourself a ticket and suddenly you’ll be swept away by the one-off story of ‘a slip of a girly boy’ from East Germany, reinvented as punk rock star ...
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 ...
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm Exeter Phoenix
A selection of award winning and thought provoking shorts which examine our understanding of gender and how our identity can be formed by the perceptions of others. Full line up of films to be confirmed. Presented in partnership with the University Of Exeter’s LGBTQ+ Student Society. FEATURING THE KNIFE – PASS ON THIS It is the annual meeting for the ...