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This page lists events on our Events list that are now past (most recent first).

CHE Quarterly Meeting

Sunday, 22 April, 2012 -
13:30 to 16:00

Details of speakers etc to follow. Light refreshments provided.

The Calthorpe Arms
252 Gray's Inn Road

Lindsay River speaking at CHE

Saturday, 21 January, 2012 - 13:44

Lindsay River will be speaking at the quarterly CHE meeting (Campaign for Homosexual Equality). Other speakers are Ian Townson of Queers Against the Cuts, and Peter Scott-Presland with readings from his forthcoming book about the history of CHE. Tea, coffee, light refreshments. No charge.

Angel Wharf, 58 Eagle Wharf Road
N1 7ER


Saturday, 3 December, 2011 - 09:30

The ninth annual LGBT history and archives conference. This year's conference explores the different ways in which people are meeting current challenges. £10 / £7.50.

London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Road

LGBT History Month 2012 Pre-Launch

Monday, 21 November, 2011 (All day)

LGBT History Month is holding its Pre-Launch for 2012 at the Oval Cricket Ground, celebrating what has been achieved in combating homophobia and transphobia in sport, and goal setting for next year and History Month February 2012.

Oval Cricket Ground
SE11 5SS

Drill Hall Darlings: A Passionate Woman

Friday, 11 November, 2011 - 20:00 to Sunday, 13 November, 2011 - 14:30

Drill Hall Darlings, the lesbian community theatre group of all ages (including many older lesbians) has been running workshops that culminate in three performances this weekend 11th, 12th and 13th November.

Tickets are selling like hot cakes but you may be lucky still! Follow the link below or ring the Drill Hall Box Office on 020 7307 5060

The Drill Hall
16 Chenies Street

Older LGBT Matters conference

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011 -
09:30 to 17:00

Older LGBT Matters: Improving Services for older LGBT Adults in Tower Hamlets, London and Beyond. Organised by Kingston University. Lindsay River of Age of Diversity will be speaking at this event, and launching Age of Diversity's first report, Appropriate Treatment. Follow the link below to register.

Toynbee Hall
28 Commercial Street
E1 6LS

The Real Me

Monday, 24 October, 2011 - 18:30

Staged reading of The Real Me by Clair Chapwell, directed by Philp Osment and Clair Chapwell. Performed by a cast of four men and four women over 65. All tickets £5.

The Drill Hall
16 Chenies Street

We are revolting

Saturday, 22 October, 2011 -
13:00 to 17:00

Celebrating the history of grassroots LGBT activism.

A free event organised by the Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive (LAGNA).

Speakers include:

  • Dr Matt Cook (Author & lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London) on the history of queer protest.
  • Lindsay River (Performer & activist) on protests in the lesbian-feminist movement in the 1970s.
  • Ajamu X (Photographer & Curator of Rukus! - Black LGBT Archive) on black LGBT activism in the 1980s and beyond.
  • Ian Lucas (Author & activist) on the work of OutRage! and Act-Up in the 1990s.
  • Mike Wyeld (Lecturer & filmmaker) on contemporary trans-cultural activism, showing excerpts from the film Lovers and Fighters.

Admission free: see LAGNA website for booking details.

Bishopsgate Institute
230 Bishopsgate

CHE Quarterly Meeting

Saturday, 8 October, 2011 -
12:30 to 15:00

Visiting speakers will include Ray Collins (Baron Collins of Highbury), gay politician and trade unionist, current General Secretary of the Labour Party, and ranked 22 in Out in the City's Pride Power List 2011.

Ealing Town Hall
New Broadway
W5 2BY