The Day The World Came To Huddersfield

Archive issues call-out for photos of the UK’s first National Pride in Huddersfield in 1981 The UK’s first ever national Pride took place in Huddersfield on 4th July 1981* . To mark the fortieth anniversary, a series of arts and archive events will take place until autumn 2022. Part of these events is call-out from […]

Adam’s Eden – Catalyst Arts Belfast

Catalyst Arts February-March 2021  Publication launch summer 2021(tbc)  Day Magee, Jennifer Mehigan, Padraig Regan, Yarli Allison, Richard Martin, Claire Biddles,  Bassam Al-Sabah, Phillip McCrilly, Ben Malcolmson, Richard O’Leary, Ruth McCarthy, the  LGBTQIA+ youth Steering Committee at Ulster Museums and Shy Bairns.   by Thomas Wells   Sam’s Eden brings together a collection of queer writers, artists, poets, printers  and programmers working internationally within an exhibition in printed matter. The project responds to the continuing effects of Coronavirus restrictions adapting to new spaces to  engage audiences and to promote the work of practitioners.   […]

Queer Britain – ‘Open Letters’ Campaign

I wanted to reach out on behalf of Queer Britain, a charity working to create the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum.  Throughout history, the experiences of LGBTQ+ people have often been erased, overlooked or marginalised, leaving a gap in our national story. To change this and ensure that future generations can see themselves represented in history, Queer […]

Call For Museums To Take Part In #museumfromhome Event On 30th April

by Alistair Brown – Museums Association The Museums Association (MA) is calling for museums across the UK to participate in a BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine event called #MuseumFromHome on 30 April. The event will be a whole day of content on social media, TV and radio focusing on the UK’s museums, and we want you and […]

Wales LGBT+ History Month Roundup

Norena Shopland When Sue Sanders asked me to do a roundup of events that had happened in Wales for LGBT+ History Month, I thought yeah, that’s straightforward. As a historian of Welsh sexual orientation and gender identity history I do try and keep abreast of events, attend many, and speak at a lot. However, having […]

Fyne Times – LGBT+ History Month Issue

Click on the image above to read the magazine The latest issue features: Proud Voices: featuring Drag Syndrome Sue Sanders: “We have to fight for our History” Lifting the LGB Armed Forces Law: 20 years on

Launch Event – Queering the North – Museum of Free Derry

You are cordially invited to the launch of the Queering the North exhibition at the Museum of Free Derry on 2 February 2020 at 6.00pm. The exhibition will be the first to present the unique LGBT+ history of the North of Ireland/Northern Ireland from 1967 to the present day. The Museum of Free Derry is […]

OUTing The Past 2020 – Invitations for Hubs and Presenters

OUTing the Past invites for presenters and Hubs 1st September to 31st September OUTing the Past is a growing international festival of LGBT history run by Schools OUT UK and our passionate unpaid volunteers. This year we had over 100 offers of presentations and 17 hubs in the UK, the island of Ireland, Norway, Sweden […]

Sue Sanders & Schools OUT UK Archive Launch – VIDEO UPDATE

Sue Sanders and Schools OUT UK Archive Celebration Location – Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH Short YouTube Video: Complete YouTube Video: Videos thanks to Julian Langham https://julianlangham.co.uk/ The archive of Sue Sanders and Schools OUT UK is now available for all to use as part of the LGBTQ+ Collections at Bishopsgate Institute, following its Launch on Wednesday […]

Queermove 2018 – Dr Jeff Evans in Sweden This Saturday

DR JEFF EVANS – OUTING THE PAST: THE FESTIVAL OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL & TRANS HISTORY 2019 WHEN: 13:00, Saturday the 13/10-2018. WHERE: Novascenen, NOVA, Lunagallerian The talk will be held in English! The Festival of Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Trans History is one of Jeff’s responses to help ‘redress the narrow crude imbalance in our reading of the […]