Maurice Dobson: Yorkshire LGBT 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.      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

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

Free public talks will reveal hidden history in York

Kit Heyam2017, National Festival, Press releases, Uncategorized0 Comments

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 drop in any time between 10.30 and 4.30 to discover hidden stories and forgotten heroes from LGBT communities in Yorkshire and beyond. The day … Read More

National Festival of LGBT History, Yorkshire hub: day of presentations

Russell Norton2016, Events, National Festival0 Comments

A whole day of LGBT history presentations on a wide range of topics from subject matter experts. Drop in and out throughout the day to catch the talks that interest you most. Time De Grey Lecture Theatre (DG/017) DG/125 11:15 Stuart Feather: “Gay liberation, sexual revolution and radical queens” 12:00 12:30 Liam Thomas Maloney: “House music: creating a secular Christianity … Read More

Celebrating the Second National Festival of LGBT History at York Explore!

Kit Heyam2016, Events, National Festival, School outreach0 Comments

We’re really excited to announce that Explore York Libraries and Archives will be hosting a day of events for families and educators as part of the Second National Festival of LGBT History on Saturday 6 February 2016. Along with a series of talks at York St John University, showcasing cutting-edge research into LGBT history, the festival will feature family activities … Read More

The Second National Festival of LGBT History is coming!

Kit Heyam2016, Events, National Festival, Update0 Comments

We’re really excited to be forming one of the festival hubs for the Second National Festival of LGBT History. On Saturday 6 February 2016, we’ll be celebrating with a day of presentations showcasing cutting-edge research into LGBT history, as well as family events. We’re just putting the finishing touches on the programme for the day. For all the updates, including profiles … Read More