This is where you will find the calendar of events for the National Festival by Hub Area. If you would like to see programmes of events, please look under the relevant Hub on our Venues section and booking information on each listing.

To see our events for 2017 click here

Feb
2
Sat
all-day OUTing The Past Festival @ Taunt... @ The Glass Box @ Taunton Library
OUTing The Past Festival @ Taunt... @ The Glass Box @ Taunton Library
Feb 2 all-day
OUTing The Past Festival @ Taunton Library @ The Glass Box @ Taunton Library | England | United Kingdom
Somerset Libraries are very excited to be hosting their first Outing the Past Festival in Taunton Library in February 2019. Our festival programme covers a wide variety of topics and historical periods and hopes to provide ‘something for everyone’. Attendees can expect to journey from Spartan Greece, where we will explore whether the Spartan army was as macho as we ...

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Feb
9
Sat
2:00 pm “The Adhesion of Love” @ Burnley Library
“The Adhesion of Love” @ Burnley Library
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
"The Adhesion of Love" @ Burnley Library
The extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet visionary queer American poet, Walt Whitman. This new play offers a startling new insight into Whitman in his bicentennial year. The writer, Stephen M Hornby, is a multi-award winner. His last play, The Burnley Bugger’s Ball, gained 5 star reviews. Stephen was ...
Feb
10
Sun
3:00 pm “First Rumours”: The Peter Tatch... @ Peoples History Museum
“First Rumours”: The Peter Tatch... @ Peoples History Museum
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
"First Rumours": The Peter Tatchell Play @ Peoples History Museum
Join us for a free first glimpse of a new play by PHM’s award winning Playwright in Residence Stephen M Hornby. The play focusses on Peter Tatchell’s contested candidacy for the Labour Party in London in the early 1980s, which saw the biggest voter swing in modern political history following an extremely homophobic campaign. After this rehearsed reading there will ...
Feb
13
Wed
7:30 pm “The Adhesion of Love” @ ALRA North - Wigan
“The Adhesion of Love” @ ALRA North - Wigan
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
"The Adhesion of Love" @ ALRA North - Wigan
The extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet visionary queer American poet, Walt Whitman. This new play offers a startling new insight into Whitman in his bicentennial year. The writer, Stephen M Hornby, is a multi-award winner. His last play, The Burnley Bugger’s Ball, gained 5 star reviews. Stephen was ...
Feb
20
Wed
7:00 pm “The Adhesion of Love” @ The Martin Harris Centre (John Thaw Studio)
“The Adhesion of Love” @ The Martin Harris Centre (John Thaw Studio)
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
"The Adhesion of Love" @ The Martin Harris Centre (John Thaw Studio)
The extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet visionary queer American poet, Walt Whitman. This new play offers a startling new insight into Whitman in his bicentennial year. The writer, Stephen M Hornby, is a multi-award winner. His last play, The Burnley Bugger’s Ball, gained 5 star reviews. Stephen was ...
Feb
28
Thu
all-day “The Adhesion of Love” @ The New Adelphi (Studio)
“The Adhesion of Love” @ The New Adelphi (Studio)
Feb 28 all-day
"The Adhesion of Love" @ The New Adelphi (Studio)
The extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet visionary queer American poet, Walt Whitman. This new play offers a startling new insight into Whitman in his bicentennial year. The writer, Stephen M Hornby, is a multi-award winner. His last play, The Burnley Bugger’s Ball, gained 5 star reviews. Stephen was ...
Mar
16
Sat
2:00 pm “The Adhesion of Love” @ Bolton Museum (Lecture Theatre 2)
“The Adhesion of Love” @ Bolton Museum (Lecture Theatre 2)
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
"The Adhesion of Love" @ Bolton Museum (Lecture Theatre 2)
The extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet visionary queer American poet, Walt Whitman. This new play offers a startling new insight into Whitman in his bicentennial year. The writer, Stephen M Hornby, is a multi-award winner. His last play, The Burnley Bugger’s Ball, gained 5 star reviews. Stephen was ...
Mar
21
Thu
7:00 pm “The Adhesion of Love” @ Bolton Museum (Lecture Theatre 2)
“The Adhesion of Love” @ Bolton Museum (Lecture Theatre 2)
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
"The Adhesion of Love" @ Bolton Museum (Lecture Theatre 2)
The extraordinary true story of how an architect’s assistant from Bolton crossed the Atlantic in 1891 to meet visionary queer American poet, Walt Whitman. This new play offers a startling new insight into Whitman in his bicentennial year. The writer, Stephen M Hornby, is a multi-award winner. His last play, The Burnley Bugger’s Ball, gained 5 star reviews. Stephen was ...

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To see a list of the events that were held in 2016 at the 2nd National Festival of LGBT History, please click this link