York LGBT History Month 2017: Week Five!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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

York LGBT History Month 2017: Week Two!

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This week brings you poetry, drama, and art – and a fantastic day of free public talks at York Explore Library, showcasing cutting-edge research into LGBT history! Don’t miss the play Deep in the Heart of Me this Sunday, nominated for best LGBT+ show at Brighton Fringe 2016. For a full list of all the events taking place throughout the month, … Read More

Maurice Dobson: Yorkshire LGBT history at York Explore

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Over the next two weeks we’ll be sharing details of some of the FREE public talks coming to York Explore on Saturday 11th February, just to whet your appetite! Check out the full programme on our events page.      At 10.30am, Stephen Miller of Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership will share a fascinating piece of Yorkshire LGBT history. Maurice Dobson was born … Read More

York LGBT History Month 2017: Week One!

Kit Heyam2017, Events0 Comments

It’s finally here: the York LGBT History Month programme begins today! This week we have six fabulous events to get you started, from church services to zine-making. Don’t miss our official launch night this Friday: join us for a fun evening out featuring a quiz, a bar and live music! For a full list of all the events taking place … Read More

LGBT football history at York Explore

Kit Heyam2017, Events, National Festival0 Comments

Over the next two weeks we’ll be sharing details of some of the FREE public talks coming to York Explore on Saturday 11th February, just to whet your appetite! Check out the full programme on our events page.   First up, at 12.30pm Paul Amann will share the history of Liverpool FC’s LGBT fan club, Kop Outs. The choice of You’ll Never … Read More

Le Gateau Chocolat: discounted tickets for play with LGBT themes at York Theatre Royal

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York Theatre Royal are generously offering discounted tickets for the upcoming play, Le Gateau Chocolat: Black. Important and topical, Black is an intimate and confessional portrait of Nigerian singer Le Gateau Chocolat’s life: his hopes, his fears and his battle with depression. It discusses sexuality, body image and mental health to a soundtrack ranging from Wagner and Purcell to Nina Simone and … Read More