The V&A is pleased to announce that on the 10th February 2017 we are taking part as one of the national hubs for OUTing the Past: The National Festival of LGBT History.
Our festival event will take place in Seminar Room 5 of the Learning Centre in the V&A. We will have four speakers, each giving a 40 minute presentation followed by short Q&As, with a 20 minute break in the middle. The event is free, first come first served, so no booking is required.
6pm – 6:40pm Kate Hutchinson (Wipe Out Transphobia)
‘Blurring the Lines – Trans representation and gender expression in rock music’
6:40 to 7:20pm Peter Scott-Presland (CHE – Campaign for Homosexual Equality)
‘Punting with Pride’
7:40pm – 8:20pm Alison Child (Behind the Lines)
‘Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney: Our love is a thing apart’
8:20-9pm Jana Funke (University of Exeter)
‘Exploring the links between lesbian and trans history through Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman)’.