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 ...
Jan 31 – Feb 16 all-day Paisley Museum
Photographer Ian Passmore documents his life in Paisley as a gay man at a time when the expression of homosexual love was illegal.
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day University of Dundee
Why not celebrate LGBT History month with our photo competition? Simply post your #dundeerainbows themed pictures to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag, and be in with a chance of winning. More information at uod.ac.uk/2krK23x
Feb 11 @ 3:45 pm – 4:05 pm The National Archives
These photographs are from early gay demonstrations from 1970s organised by Gay Liberation Front. The talk will consider these photographs and what the donor of the photographs wrote about them which helps us consider attitudes of the time towards gay people. A free talk as part of The National Archives hub of the National Festival of LGBT History. Please book ...
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 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives
Make History Now! LGBT Tower Hamlets Photography Competition ELOP and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets are launching a brand new photography competition and everyone is invited! Submit your photographs of LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) life in the borough of Tower Hamlets – help to capture for posterity the many different people and places that make up the LGBT ...
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Talk on Claude Cahun, the French surrealist photographer and writer. The Oxford Lesbian History Group is a small, friendly and informal women’s group. We welcome new members – do come along to a meeting whether or not you can get to our meetings regularly. The group has an interest in all aspects of lesbian history and culture but members are ...