OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: London School of Economics

LSE OUTing the Past Hub Day Programme Friday 1 February  LSE Library is delighted to be a hub with speakers offering a wealth of perspectives on early activists and to speak to aspects of our Hall-Carpenter Archive.  1950s Pioneers 1-2pm, LSE Library Education Room, LSE Library, Lionel Robbins Building, Portugal Street Discover ground breaking gay and transgender rights activists of …

OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Taunton

Somerset Libraries are very excited to be hosting their first Outing the Past Festival in Taunton Library in February 2019. Our festival programme therefore covers a wide variety of topics and historical periods and hopes to provide ‘something for everyone’. Attendees can expect to journey from Spartan Greece, where we will explore whether the Spartan army was as macho as …

OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Bergen, Norway

Bergen public library Strømgaten 6 5015 Bergen Norway 1) Respecting Diversity The story of a girl who was forced to live her life as a male, but after a long struggle, at the age of 67, achieved full official and legal gender recognition. At the age of four I told my parents “that I am a girl”, nobody took me ...

OUTing The Past 2019 Hub Programme: Leeds

Here in Leeds, we’re delighted to announce the programme of our very first OUTing the Past: Festival of LGBT History conference – organised and hosted by Leeds City Museum and taking place on Thursday 7 February 2019 We have a line-up of seven wonderfully varied presentations including a musical history of how artists from the 70s onwards – Lou Reed, The Kinks, Bowie and ...

OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Manchester

OUTing the Past 2019 is coming to Manchester at the People’s History Museum on Sunday, the 10. February. Check out the Festival Programme below! 11:00 – 12:00 LGBT+ History month guided tour PHM is once again the Manchester hub for OUTing the Past, the nationwide festival of LGBT history. Join this guided tour of PHM’s main galleries and discover how the ...

OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Brighton

OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Brighton - Saturday 23rd February Time Duration Activity 11.15am 15 mins Arrival, tea and coffee 11.30am 5 mins Introduction to OUTing the Past at Brighton Museum 11.35am 45 mins (35 mins + 10 mins Q&A) Melita Dennett Section 28: Promoting Prejudice 12.20am 30 mins (20 mins + 10 mins Q&A) Dr Sharon Webb & Prof Kate ...

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 …

Introducing OTP19 Festival Hub Partner: Bishopsgate

___________________________   Bishopsgate Institute: For over 120 years, Bishopsgate Institute has been a home for ideas and debate, learning and enquiry and independent thought.  We offer courses, workshops, talks and tours in subjects as diverse as London history, feminism, languages, Ballroom dancing, film studies, photography and creative writing. Our historic library, collections and archives cover a variety of topics which …

Introducing OTP19 Festival Hub Partner: Derry/Londonderry

The Museum of Free Derry was set by the Bloody Sunday Trust up to tell the story of events that occurred in and impacted on the ‘Free Derry’ community in the latter part of the 1960s and early part of the 1970s. These were momentous events that shaped the city and also impacted greatly across the north and internationally, playing …

Introducing OTP19 Festival Hub Partner: Somerset

___________________________ Somerset Libraries are absolutely delighted to be hosting a Festival Hub for the Outing The Past festival for the first time in 2019.  We are a relatively large library authority offering a diverse range of services through 34 libraries and one mobile library across a rural county of 545,390 residents. We receive around two million visits each year, and …