Update on Anne Lister’s plaque: please bear with us!

Kit Heyam2018, Update0 Comments

An update from us, York Civic Trust, the Churches Conservation Trust and York LGBT Forum: The four partners are working closely together to plan the next steps. We can confirm that all four partners are committed to a process of open discussion and consultation with the aim of shaping wording for a new plaque to be launched in February during LGBT … Read More

Statement on Anne Lister’s rainbow plaque

Kit Heyam2018, Heritage0 Comments

The intention of the commemorative rainbow plaque at Holy Trinity Goodramgate in York is to recognise the impact Anne Lister has had on so many people and to celebrate an important figure and moment in LGBT history. While we’ve received many positive responses to the plaque, we are really sorry that there are also many people who feel let down … Read More

Call for events for 2018!

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At York LGBT History Month we are now starting to compile our programme for February 2018. As ever, we need your help to make it happen! Last year’s programme featured around 50 events and with a greater diversity of subjects and voices represented than ever before. The programme included a very broad range of events including craft workshops, discussions, exhibitions, … Read More

AGM location confirmed

Kit Heyam2018, Update0 Comments

The location of our AGM is now confirmed as DG/123, De Grey Building, York St John University. The meeting is on Wednesday 19 April at 19.00. If you’re interested in coming to the meeting or joining our team for 2018, check out all the details here.

Join the 2018 team!

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Are you passionate about LGBT equality? Would you like to volunteer with a local charity and help us coordinate a fabulous programme of events for York LGBT History Month 2018? We’d like to invite you to join the York LGBT History Month committee! The level of involvement is flexible, but we meet roughly once a month, with a greater concentration of … Read More

February 2017: a fabulous month!

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York LGBT History Month 2017 is over – and what a month it was! Thank you very much to all the event organisers who helped put together a diverse programme of nearly 50 events! Here are some photos of highlights from the month. If you have any more to share, please email us – and it’s not too late to leave feedback … Read More

York LGBT History Month 2017: Week Five!

Kit Heyam2017, Events0 Comments

York LGBT History Month 2017 is almost over! But there are still two events remaining – so this week, enjoy an LGBT History Quiz (featuring Disco Bingo!) and a whole day of varied events exploring LGBTQ and International. Listings are colour-coded by type: Craft | Discussion | Exhibition | Film | Performance | Personal histories | Service | Social | Talk … Read More

TONIGHT: music and poetry from local LGBT performers at The Basement!

Kit Heyam2017, Events0 Comments

York LGBT History Month presents: Do Us Proud  Thursday 23 February | 20:00-23:00 | The Basement, City Screen, 13-17 Coney Street, YO1 9QL Celebrate LGBT History Month with an evening of music and spoken word from a fantastic lineup of local performers. • JJ Langley: York-based queer singer/songwriter performing a medley of covers and heartfelt originals. • Waifs and Strays: … Read More

York LGBT History Month: Week Four!

Kit Heyam2017, Events0 Comments

This week, as well as our unmissable closing event at The Basement – showcasing music and poetry from local LGBT performers – why not attend a book group, hear a talk by Stonewall head Ruth Hunt, or learn whether a person can talk like a lesbian? For a full list of all the events taking place throughout the month, see … Read More

York LGBT History Month 2017: Week Three!

Kit Heyam2017, Events0 Comments

This week, Rainbow Plaques is BACK! Join us on Saturday afternoon to make LGBT history visible in the streets of York. You can also enjoy free film screenings, fascinating talks and an activist t-shirt design workshop. For a full list of all the events taking place throughout the month, see our programme. Listings are colour-coded by type: Craft | Discussion … Read More