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Celebrate Manchester Pride @ PHM

20 August 2017 — 28 August 2017

21-28 August 2017, Pride @ PHM

Time 10:00 - 17:00

Duration 7 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.  Suggested donation £3

To celebrate Manchester Pride we are opening our doors to community groups, individuals and artists who wish to hold an event at the museum.Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ RightsHeritage Lottery Funded

  • Check out the full programme of events below.

Part of our Never Going Underground season, a year long programme of exhibitions, events and learning programmes exploring the past, present and future of LGBT+ activism.We Love Kids in Museums

Family Friendly events, suitable for all ages

  • Treat yourself to 10% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum
  • Looking for something a bit different?  Inspired by the museum’s collections, our shop stocks a range of museum themed gifts, cards, books and souvenirs

Programme of events:

Tues 22 August
Come Out and Say It!
The Proud Trust and Three Circles Fostering present an animation and drama event about young people and their coming out stories.  Contribute your thoughts to a word wall and let others know how you would support somebody coming out.  Get advice about what you can do to support friends, family and people around you who want to come out.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
11.00am – 1.00pm

Wed 23 August
We are family! Family fun day
PHM is teaming up with a host of cultural organisations to celebrate our personal identities and explore what it means to be unique!  Throughout the day there will be events and activities for all ages to enjoy.  Artist Paul Harfleet will be reading his autobiographical children’s story Pansy Boy.  You can enjoy screen-printing, crafts, a green-screen interactive and much more!
Family Friendly activities, suitable for all ages
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
11.00am – 3.30pm

Thurs 24 August
Victims or Victors?
Following an introduction by Dr Patrick Glen from University College London, we will screen Victim (1961), a film illustrating influential viewpoints that led to the Sexual Offences Act (1967).  Following the screening take part in a discussion drawing on LGBTQ+ voices that contributed to AHRC funded primary historical research on 1960s cinema-goers.
Suitable for adults
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
1.00pm – 3.30pm

Fri 25 August
Continuum exhibition tour
Join Alex Gardner and Louis Bailey, curators of Continuum for a tour of the exhibition to learn more about the artists’ work and the creation of the show.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
11.00am – 12.00pm

Fri 25 August
LGBT+ History Tour
Celebrate Manchester Pride on a tour of the PHM’s main galleries and discover how the history of gender and sexuality has been affected by society, politics and activism over the past 200 years.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
1.15pm – 2.00pm

Fri 25 August
three men, in tears
PP Hartnett is an internationally published writer of novels such as Call Me, Sixteen and Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide.  He has also edited three collections of short fiction.  Following the successful publication of his first collection of poetry entitled date of birth, time of death, this Pride event sees the launch of his second hardback print collection of poetry, three men, in tears.  Hartnett will read a number of pieces and then enter into a Q&A session, with a focus upon high risk online engagement and the sexual predators who so often lurk behind false profiles.
Suitable for adults
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Fri 25 August
Punk and Pussy: The Solo Show
In under 30 minutes, this autobiographical show from Izzy Bravo shares a personal account of a girl who stumbles into her queer identity as seamlessly as a pastel de tres leches (a moist cake), and shows you – the audience – what a Punk and Pussy soul looks like.
Suitable for over 16s to adults (subtle nudity and swearing)
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
3.30pm – 4.30pm

Sun 27 August
Community and Identity – artist-led discussion with Jak Soroka
How do communities affect our sense of identity?  How does identity impact our relationship to community?  When does community strengthen our sense of self or self-expression?  Join Jak Soroka, one of the Continuum artists, for an artist-led discussion on queer communities – past, present and future.
Suitable for adults and young people
Booking required via Eventbrite
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Suggested donation £3
1.00pm – 3.00pm

Booking Requirements: Booking may be required for individual events.  Please see full details above.