We have recently concluded the 6th Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival. As always, events were open to LGBT people, friends and allies. Unusually, Less usually, 100% of our events were online. They were also free to attend–with donations welcomed. We collected £1,755 in total!

To view the Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival 2021 Official Report, please click on the PDF file below.

View the Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival 2021 Official Report

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View information about this years Online Exhibition 
View information about Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival's 8 selected short films 
View the access links for the 8 selected short films

We were delighted to present a huge programme –30 events, from 6 February to 13 March 2021.

Download a print-friendly listing of all events here 

Virtual Gallery 
Courtesy of The Hive, who have generously given over their online exhibition space, you can take a Guided Tour or choose to browse our 4 exhibitions

  • LGBT+ Pottery - produced in a workshop at the 2018 festival, these tiles represent significant locations which feature on the Shrewsbury LGBT Walking Map

  • Community Gallery - the result of a callout to LGBT+ artists to display their work during the festival

  • Shropshire’s LGBT+ History Boards - familiar to some, new to others, this collection of information boards link local to national through pictures and text

  • I’M IN – EMBRACE A Culture of Inclusion - SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination) launched their campaign in October 2019, are you in?

8 Short Films
In late 2019 the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival putout a call for short films, for its Short Film screenings at their film festival in October 2020... Then came Covid!
To view more information on the 8 Short Films, click on the brochure and - to access them - keep scrolling down.

Downloadable brochure for Selected Short Films


Access to Short Films

To access the 8 Short Films that have been selected, please use the appropriate link provided below, and the provided password (if necessary).

Coming Out for Christmas

Link: https://vimeo.com/383795260

Password: christmas

After that Party

Link: https://vimeo.com/435422466/de7d31c2d4

No password required



Password - FigDelight19

Don’t Let Go

Link: https://vimeo.com/319408460

Password: Festival1

Kiko’s Saints

Link: https://vimeo.com/313782392

Password: aritz

(Contains scenes of nudity and sexual behaviour)


Link: https://vimeo.com/406186602

No password required

Turn it Around

Link: https://vimeo.com/265937761

No password required

Would You Rather I Was Dead?

Link: https://vimeo.com/377867029

Password: thirdfilm