Meet the 2016 team!

Ynda Jas2016, Update3 Comments

After a successful open/recruitment/annual general meeting, we now have a team of six who will work together to coordinate the 2016 programme – including our contribution to the National Festival of LGBT History – and develop our outreach work. Below you’ll find profiles of each of them. We do still have a few roles available which we hope to elect … Read More

Two upcoming events: The Copla Musical and The Case of Alan Turing

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The Copla Musical This weekend, HisPanic Breakdown will be bringing their production The Copla Musical to Upstage Centre Youth Theatre in York. Performances will take place on Saturday 30 May 22:00-23:00 and Sunday 31 May 19:00-20:00. A description of the show from its website – where you can find details on how to purchase tickets – is below. The Copla … Read More

Second National Festival of LGBT History – February 2016

Kit Heyam2016, Events, Press releases2 Comments

Following the success of the First National Festival of LGBT History in Manchester earlier this year, plans are already underway for the next festival in February 2016 – and this time it will be truly nationwide. York has been chosen as one of five ‘festival hubs’ and will host an exciting programme of presentations, theatre events, films and education workshops … Read More

Reminder: opportunity to join our team!

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Don’t forget – next Tuesday you have the opportunity to join the York LGBT History Month team and contribute to the 2016 campaign! We are holding an open meeting to elect volunteers to six portfolio positions plus non-portfolio roles for those wanting to help out on a more informal basis. This meeting will take place next Tuesday (26 May) at … Read More

Join the York LGBT History Month team!

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In 2014, the first ever collaborative, city-wide campaign for LGBT History Month in York was brought together mostly by two individuals at York St John University, with the help of LazenbyBrown. This year, a team of just four individuals coordinated a programme of 35 events from over 20 different organisers, which were attended by well over 1,000 people. In order … Read More