For the archives: York LGBT History Month 2015

Andy Law2015, Articles, Events0 Comments

As we start looking forward to York LGBT History Month 2016, it’s time to archive and immortalise this year’s campaign. Below you’ll find photos from the launch night, my opening speech, the programme and all the updates and additions. We’ll hopefully publish memory-inducing artefacts from other events in due course! But first, some preamble! So, last year at York St … Read More

Feedback: questionnaire and meeting

Andy Law20150 Comments

So! York LGBT History Month 2015 is over! At York LGBT History Month, we’re committed to improving our campaign each year in order to have a bigger and better impact, so we’re asking for your feedback! You can provide this in two ways: complete our questionnaire, embedded below; come along to our open feedback meeting – 17:30, Tuesday 10 March … Read More

Events this week (23-28 February 2015)

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See the full programme for more details of the following events. Monday 9 – Friday 27 February: Queerness is Forming 09:00-18:00 | Quad South foyer, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, YO31 7EX An exhibition of queer art by local artist Nathan Chenery that focuses on our shared identity as ‘other’ and questions assimilation over acceptance. Monday 23 – … Read More

Events this week (16-22 February 2015)

Andy Law2015, Events8 Comments

See the full programme for more details of the following events. Monday 9 – Friday 27 February: Queerness is Forming 09:00-18:00 | Quad South foyer, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, YO31 7EX An exhibition of queer art by local artist Nathan Chenery that focuses on our shared identity as ‘other’ and questions assimilation over acceptance. Monday 16 February: … Read More

Events this week (9-15 February 2015)

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See the full programme for more details of the following events. Monday 9 – Friday 27 February: Queerness is Forming 09:00-18:00 | Quad South foyer, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, YO31 7EX An exhibition of queer art by local artist Nathan Chenery that focuses on our shared identity as ‘other’ and questions assimilation over acceptance. Monday 9 February: … Read More

Events this week (2-8 February 2015)

Andy Law2015, Events4 Comments

See the full programme for more details of the following events. Monday 2 February: Kiss Me/Kyss mig (2011) 20:00 | Email femfilmyork@gmail.com or join the Facebook group for the venue Swedish-language film screening with English subtitles, followed by a discussion. Tuesday 3 February: Aimée & Jaguar (1999) 18:00-20:00 | Email maria.muradascasas@york.ac.uk for the venue German-language film screening with English subtitles, … Read More

Press release: thirty events to take place across York to mark LGBT History Month 2015

Andy Law2015, Events, Press releases11 Comments

York LGBT History Month 2015 will see thirty events from twenty different organisers. These will include films, a play, variety nights, an exhibition, displays, a reading group, collaborative heritage events, a conference, discussion panels, talks and walks. The month will be launched at an exciting, free event featuring live music from local bands, an exhibition by a local artist, speeches, … Read More

Upcoming deadline and second open meeting

Andy Law2015, Events, Update0 Comments

Upcoming deadline for events submission The deadline for submissions to our programme of events for York LGBT History Month 2015 is now less than two weeks away (Friday 19 December)! Don’t worry, you don’t need to have every single detail confirmed and prepared, we just need the main details: date(s); start time; end time (optional); venue; organisation(s); title; description (preferably … Read More

National Festival of LGBT History

Andy Law2015, Events0 Comments

Next year, Manchester will play host to the first ever National Festival of LGBT History, coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the national LGBT History Month campaign. The festival will take place on the weekend of Valentine’s Day, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 February. The festival will showcase and promote new research, provide the public with an opportunity to bring … Read More