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Shrewsbury LGBT History was founded in 2015 by invitation from the

National Festival of LGBT History

 

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Here's what's coming up in February 2020

Sat, Feb 08
Ludlow Library
THROUGHOUT FEBRUARY: HIM The Role of Magazines & Icons in the Gay Community & the Gay Liberation Movement 1970s &80s (1)
Free to enter. Pride Ludlow, Chang Thai and Pride Ludlow celebrate LGBT History Month.
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Sun, Feb 16
The Hive
THROUGHOUT FEBRUARY: Exhibition of Birds and Wildlife photographs, by Jonathan Cutbill (1)
FREE to attend. Jonathan, who died in 2019, was a founder of Gay’s the Word bookshop in London, foremost collector in Britain of books of LGBT relevance and supporter of Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Month. He was also a keen bird photographer.
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Sat, Feb 22
Shrewsbury Library
Lesflicks film screenings
A programme of short films
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Sat, Feb 22
The Hive
CANCELLED Clowning & Comedy Workshop
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Sat, Feb 22
The Hive
Yours Sincerely
£10 per person / £5 under 18. A queer coming-of-age comedy about the complications of 21st-century communication.
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Tue, Feb 25
The Hive
Silence was the Answer
Free entry. In Conversation, Mike Fry discusses his newly published ‘memoirs and musings’ which tell of a child with ‘twin sins’: gay and born out-of-wedlock and the many silences that ensued.
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Thu, Feb 27
Wellington Library
The Love that Dares to Speak It's Name: Mary Whitehouse and her Shropshire Girls
Free to attend. The Presentation reviews where Mary was coming from, why we had to endure her and how, with great ingenuity and fun, we fought back.
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Fri, Feb 28
Shrewsbury Castle
Lecture: Then All the World
£10/7 entry. Mark Hignett from Oswestry Town Museum talks about the significance of hundreds of letters he bought online, which led to a surprising discovery.
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Fri, Feb 28
Shrewsbury United Reformed Church
Meet your Old Testament Transcestors
Donations. Come meet the boy with the princess dress, a smooth skinned plotter who is an excellent chef and a warrior princess and her sidekick who is deadly with camping equipment.
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Fri, Feb 28
Church Stretton Library
Raise the Roof - spoken word show
£5 / £2. Doors open 6.30pm. A solo spoken word piece which takes you on a journey towards knowing that your dignity is innate.
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Sat, Feb 29
The Hive
Know Our History, Make Our Future - LGBT Youth/School Event
FREE to attend. This annual - ever popular - young peoples' showcase of good and great practice around the county
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Sat, Feb 29
The Hive
From Fairly Vocal to Varifocal
A celebratory evening of songs and comedy presented by the lesbian singer-songwriter and comedienne CLARE SUMMERSKILL
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Mon, Mar 02
University Centre Shrewsbury
Hidden Lives to Open Lives: LGBTQ History in Shropshire, 1938 - the present
Exhibition opening 2nd March, with wine and nibbles, with a presentation at 7pm. The exhibition will be in situ until 15th March.
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Wed, Mar 04
Kinokulture, Oswestry's Community Cinema
Portrait Of a Lady On Fire - film screening
In 1770 the young daughter of a French countess develops a mutual attraction to the female artist commissioned to paint her wedding portrait.
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Thu, Mar 05
Kinokulture, Oswestry's Community Cinema
Portrait Of a Lady On Fire - film screening
In 1770 the young daughter of a French countess develops a mutual attraction to the female artist commissioned to paint her wedding portrait.
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Sat, Mar 14
University Centre Shrewsbury
Clare Summerskill creative writing workshop
Free. Creative Writing Workshop: Exploring Autobiography from an LGBTQ Perspective
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