OUTing the Past Festival The Higgins Bedford Hub

When:
February 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
2019-02-16T12:00:00+00:00
2019-02-16T12:30:00+00:00
Where:
The Higgins Bedford
Castle Ln
Bedford MK40 3XD
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lydia Saul
01234 718618
OUTing the Past Festival The Higgins Bedford Hub @ The Higgins Bedford | England | United Kingdom

The Higgins Bedford is very excited to be hosting its 2nd OUTing the Past Festival as a hub venue. We have a dynamic range of speakers on a wide range of themes on our Festival date of Saturday 16th February. We would like to introduce our speakers and their themes, who are Jane Hoy and Helen Sandler of Living Histories Cymru presenting ‘ “The oldest New Woman and her incorrigible Welsh friend”; Miss Frances Power Cobbe and Miss Mary Charlotte Lloyd in conversation’, Sacha Coward of The National Maritime Museum presenting ‘Mermaids: A Twist In The Tale’, Kate Hutchinson presenting ‘Are we nearly there yet’ on the history and context of Trans-rights; and Peter Scott-Presland presenting ‘What shall we tell the children?’ on the history and controversy regarding sex education in schools. Everyone welcome!