OutWord Bound awards ceremony

Ynda Jas2016, Competition, Events, School outreachLeave a Comment

OutWord Bound – a writing competition for school pupils aged 11-16 that ran throughout February, jointly organised by York LGBT History Month and York LGBT Forum – was a fantastic success! Entrants wrote about LGBT life in the form of fiction, non-fiction or poetry. In celebration, an awards ceremony will be held tomorrow evening in the boardroom at the Aviva … Read More

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

Kit Heyam2016, Events, National Festival, School outreachLeave a Comment

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

Introductory meetings for school outreach volunteering

Ynda Jas2015, School outreach5 Comments

University of York: Thursday 13 November, 18:30 York St John University: Friday 14 November, 18:30 The meetings will be held on the respective university campuses (exact locations to be confirmed next week) and will last no more than an hour. At the meetings, Kit and Trudi will introduce the aims and scope of the project, give you practical details of what’s … Read More