Update on Anne Lister’s plaque: please bear with us!

Kit Heyam2018, UpdateLeave a Comment

An update from us, York Civic Trust, the Churches Conservation Trust and York LGBT Forum: The four partners are working closely together to plan the next steps. We can confirm that all four partners are committed to a process of open discussion and consultation with the aim of shaping wording for a new plaque to be launched in February during LGBT … Read More

AGM location confirmed

Kit Heyam2018, UpdateLeave a Comment

The location of our AGM is now confirmed as DG/123, De Grey Building, York St John University. The meeting is on Wednesday 19 April at 19.00. If you’re interested in coming to the meeting or joining our team for 2018, check out all the details here.

New committee election – venue details

Ynda Jas2017, UpdateLeave a Comment

Eleven days ago we posted details of an upcoming meeting in which there will be the opportunity to join our team. This is a quick reminder and also notice of the venue: DG/124, De Grey Court, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, YO31 7EX. If you’re unfamiliar with the campus, check out the university’s “How to find us” page … Read More

Join the York LGBT History Month team!

Ynda Jas2017, Update2 Comments

2016 saw the third coordinated LGBT History Month festival in York and the second led by York LGBT History Month as an organisation. This was a great success, with nearly fifty very well received and attended events in our programme, and a greater diversity of content overall (content and form). We also had a great deal of engagement with schools … Read More

The Second National Festival of LGBT History is coming!

Kit Heyam2016, Events, National Festival, UpdateLeave a Comment

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

Reminder: second opportunity to join our team!

Ynda Jas2016, UpdateLeave a Comment

Don’t forget – on Tuesday (14 July) 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 three portfolio positions plus non-portfolio roles for those wanting to help out on a more informal basis. The roles available are: Publicity Coordinator (getting our … Read More

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

Reminder: opportunity to join our team!

Ynda Jas2016, UpdateLeave a Comment

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!

Ynda Jas2016, UpdateLeave a Comment

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

Upcoming deadline and second open meeting

Ynda Jas2015, Events, UpdateLeave a Comment

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