OUTing the Past 2018: Liverpool Review

Representing Schools OUT (UK), Lizzie Wallis attended the opening celebration of the National Festival for LGBT History in Liverpool. Here’s what she thought: Saturday saw the first OUTing the Past event for LGBT History Month, with the Liverpool Museum hosting. This amazing building was host to a range of exciting and informative talks from Sapphic Suffragettes to artists’ responses to …

OUTing the Past 2018: Liverpool Shout-OUT

Today, the OUTing the Past National Festival for LGBT History kicks off in Liverpool! The event results from months of work by a dedicated, passionate team, and of course none of this would be possible without the efforts of all those gazetted presenters, some of whom traveling across the country, to share a so crucial, and often hidden, past. Come out to …

OUTing the Past 2018 Festival Programme: Liverpool

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: Liverpool. 2018 will be the second year that the Museum of Liverpool has hosted a programme of talks and performances as part of LGBT History Month. Last year was a great …

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Introducing OUTing the Past 2018 Festival Hub Partners: Liverpool

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, the Museum of Liverpool had this to say: _________________________ The Museum of Liverpool is delighted to be celebrating OUTing the Past on 3 …

Festival Theatre 2017 – “The Burnley Buggers’ Ball” & “Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator”

This post by Stephen M Hornby, our National Theatre Coordinator, continues our catalogue of Festival Theatre. 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 2017, which partially decriminalised male homosexuality in England and Wales.  In 2007, the 40th anniversary saw two dramatisations to mark the ocassion, one about the Wolfenden Committee, and one about the Monatgu case.  Consenting …