Forbidden Lives: LGBT History Month 2018

Dates of upcoming public events:

February 5:  I will be giving a talk on Swansea LGBT people to a local youth group. As this is a closed group, if you would like to attend please contact me directly and I’ll put you in touch with the organiser.

February 6:  Shrewsbury Library 7.30pm £3 on the door. I will be talking about Forbidden Lives followed An Extraordinary Female Affection a short play by Jane Hoy and Helen Sandler on the Ladies of Llangollen, followed by a Q&As.

February 9: During February there will be a month-long exhibition at Swansea National Waterfront Museum on the Ladies of Llangollen – the first on arguably the most famous ‘lesbian’ couple in history. February 9 at 6.30 I will be acting as host introducing An Extraordinary Female Affection by Jane Hoy and Helen Sandler followed by a talk on Swansea business woman and writer Amy Dillwyn by Dr. Kirsti Bohata.

WHY NOT HAVE A WEEKEND AWAY – TAKE IN THE SWANSEA EVENT FOLLOWED BY THE PRIDE CYMRU ONE? SOCIALISE, MEET NEW PEOPLE! HAVE FUN!

February 10: Pride Cymru OUTing the Past at the Senedd, Cardiff Bay featuring a day-long event of talks, shows and exhibitions. Using the story of Katherine Philips I will be discussing what responsibilities we have when it comes to retro-sexualising people from the past.

February 18: Read Your Writing at Book-ish, Crickhowell. Come along and read your work. Entry £4 for refreshments

February 19: Celebrating LGBT Cardiff, Glamorgan Archives 15:30-17:00.  The exhibition Celebrating LGBT Cardiff will be on display 19-24 February.

February 20: Queering Glamorgan 3:30 at Glamorgan Archives. Norena Shopland and Dr. Daryl Leeworthy discuss history and heritage in South Wales.

February 23: Aberration in Aberystwyth. More details to follow.

February 27: 12pm Merthyr College with Visible smt. Talking about people from Merthyr’s LGBT history, such as Cedric Morris

March 7: Dimensions of Gender in Wales and Beyond  – more details to follow

April 19 – Abergavenny Writing Festival  – more details to follow

New dates added regularly so please do come back.

 

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