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Queer Beyond London: have your say on Manchester’s LGBT+ history

Queer Beyond London: have your say on Manchester’s LGBT+ history

Discover more about Manchester’s LGBT+ history with the team from Queer Beyond London

18 March 2017

18 March 2017, Queer Beyond London @ People's History Museum

Time 13:30 - 15:00

Duration 1 hours 30 minutes

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

Queer Beyond LondonQueer Beyond London is a collaboration between Birkbeck College, University of London and Leeds Beckett University to research histories of LGBT+ identities and communities in Manchester, Leeds, Plymouth and Brighton from the 1960s to the present.  Come and share your experiences of themes including family and kinship, migration and movement, activism and community building, and the uses of history.

Queer Beyond London is the first comparative project to research the impact of locality on queer histories and experiences outside the capital.  It considers the local significance of famous LGBT+ landmarks, community networks, migration, gentrification and the intersection of sexual, religious, ethnic, class and gender identities and identifications.  It will also gather new interviews relating to the impact of these issues on local LGBT+ communities.

Part of our Never Going Underground season, a year long programme of exhibitions, events and learning programmes exploring the past, present andHeritage Lottery FundedNever Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights future of LGBT+ activism.

Suitable for adults and young people, welcoming a mix of people across a range of ages, genders and sexual identities, ethnic and religious backgrounds interested in Manchester’s LGBT+ past

  • 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
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Booking Requirements:

  • Please note event attendees must arrive at least ten minutes before the start time of the event, otherwise their booked space will be given to someone on the reserve list
  • Please contact the museum as soon as possible if you wish to cancel your reservation so your place can be given to another visitor
  • For further information please contact the museum on 0161 838 9190 or email events@phm.org.uk