Kaboosh announed as Irish LGBT History Month performance partner for 2019

LGBT History Month is delighted to announce that Kaboosh will be joining Inkbrew Productions as an official production partner, creating heritage performance premieres.  Kabosh is an independent theatre company focused on giving voice to site, space and people through creating new theatre in interesting places using the history, stories and buildings of Northern Ireland as its inspiration. Founded in 1994, …

Introducing OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Hub Partner: Belfast

Céad Míle Fáilte – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes from Cara-Friend Cara-Friend are absolutely delighted to introduce ourselves for the 2nd year running as participants in Outing the Past – The Festival of LGBT History. Set up in 1974 Cara-Friend started life in Northern Ireland as a telephone helpline set up and discreetly advertised 8 years prior to decriminalisation in 1982. Cara-Friend …

OUTing the Past Review: Belfast

The Belfast Hub was co-ordinated and organised by Declan and colleagues at Cara-Friend and everything seemed to run so smoothly from their great office set up in the LGBT Centre. The proceedings started with a civic reception at Belfast City Hall on Friday 16th February.  Over 200 guests assembled in the magnificent rotunda to the sounds of the Belfast Ukulele …

OUTing the Past Shout-OUT: Belfast

From the team in Belfast:   UK LGBT charity launches first ever Ireland LGBT History festival Belfast, Ireland: UK-leading charity OUTing The Past, (founders LGBT History Month) announces its first ever LGBT History festival in Belfast, Ireland, as a result of LGBT History Month in February. OUTing the Past, the National Festival of LGBT History, are adding Belfast to its …

OUTing the Past 2018 Festival Programme: Belfast

In preparation for the National Festival, the OUTing the Past 2018 Festival Partners have set their official programmes, now ready to be shared with the public! Without further ado: Belfast.   OUTing the Past, Belfast February 17th 2018 The Ulster Museum 10.00am ‘Cork LGBT Activism and Cork-Belfast Collaborations’, by Orla Egan This paper reveals the previously hidden history of LGBT Activism in …

Introducing OUTing the Past 2018 Festival Hub Partner: Belfast

To better acquaint the public with the organisations participating in OUTing the Past 2018, Festival Hub partners have been generously offering insight to their backgrounds and histories. In light of their upcoming OUTing the Past 2018 celebration, Cara-Friend had this to share: ‘Cara-Friend are delighted to announce that they are bringing the first ever LGBT History festival in Ireland to …