AFC Bournemouth Join Bournemouth University Students to Present OUTing the Past 2017

On Saturday 18th February 2017, the 3rd National Festival of LGBT History, presented by Schools OUT UK, is for the first time coming to Bournemouth as part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month. The event, ‘OUTing the Past: Bournemouth’ will join other festival hubs around the country in a one day showcase of […]

Museum of Liverpool Committed to Telling LGBT History for National Festival 2017

Here, at the Museum of Liverpool, we are committed to telling diverse and hidden histories and ensuring that our collections and displays represent our local communities as much as possible. Many of our recent projects, events and exhibitions, developed in partnership with community groups and organisations, have ensured that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans voices […]

Shrewsbury Stimulates LGBT History Again for 2017

Press Release Shrewsbury LGBT History Festival 2017 We are delighted to have been invited – once again to take part in the National Festival of LGBT History. Here in Shrewsbury, the festival starts before the weekend when we will be out and about in schools to talk about LGBT lives. In our first year Stuart […]

Lancashire LGBT Youth Creativity at the Centre of the Preston Hub of the National Festival 2017

Press release: Preston LGBT History Festival 2017 04/11/2016 Lancashire LGBT, Preston Pride and Lancashire Archives are proud to represent Lancashire as the Preston Hub of the Third National Festival of LGBT History in 2017 with the support of Lancaster Library and the Lancashire LGBT Network Group.  Events will be taking place at three venues in Lancashire […]

Exeter Pleased to be Part of the National Festival of LGBT History 2017

Press release: Exeter LGBT History Festival 2017 Date: 02/11/2016 Website: exeterlgbthistory.org.uk Contact: Dr Jen Grove (j.e.grove@exeter.ac.uk); Dr Jana Funke (j.funke@exeter.ac.uk) Follow us on Facebook                                         Follow us on Twitter The City of Exeter is going to be […]

A day of free public talks at York Explore Library will reveal hidden LGBT history on Saturday 11th February 2017.

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Kit Heyam (Lead Coordinator, York LGBT History Month) Email: kit@yorklgbthistory.org.uk Telephone: 07504 690246 31 October 2016 A day of free public talks at York Explore Library will reveal hidden LGBT history on Saturday 11th February 2017. For the second year, York will be hosting the National Festival of LGBT History. Visitors can […]

'Back in Time' – The Midlands Hub of The National Festival of LGBT History Video

We are so grateful to all the people who made it the success it was and hope it will inform and inspire people who are thinking about being involved in ‘OUTing the Past ‘the Third National LGBT Festival whether as presenters participants or hub hosts. Click here to download a copy of Shrewsbury successful 2nd […]

York LGBT History Month 2016 and National Festival Hub

York LGBT History Month 2016 sees a record number of events take place this February in and around the city of York. The entire community has come together to put on a schedule of presentations and discussion, films and theatre, talks and activities, school and families events and much much more. All events are open […]

Festival Theatre 2016: ‘Devils in Human Shape’ & ‘Mister Stokes: The Man-Woman of Manchester’

This year there will be not one, but two new drama commissions for the theatre strand of the festivals: ‘Devils in Human Shape’ and ‘Mister Stokes: The Man-Woman of Manchester’. ‘Devils in Human Shape’ is devised and performed by Tom Marshman. ‘Mister Stokes: The Man-Woman of Manchester’ is a new drama written by Abi Hynes. […]