LGBT History month in Croydon – There’s a lot going on!

LGBT History Month is celebrated in February each year.

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This year the theme is Religion, Belief and Philosophy.

Croydon Council and its partners will be holding a range of events and activities to mark and celebrate LGBT History Month.

A leaflet containing the programme of events and details of the main launch event can be downloaded below.

More information can be found on the Council’s website at https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/equality/lgbt-history-month

Highlights include:

LGBT History Month Civic Launch
Live Music and Performances. Refreshments provided. Fri 5th Feb – 5-7pm – Braithwaite Hall, Croydon Clocktower, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET. Booking required please email Carol.Sawyer@croydon.gov.uk

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LGBT History Month Big Night Out
Live Music and Performances. Hot food and ‘pink beer’ from Cronx on sale throughout the evening.  Matthews Yard off Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1FF  http://matthewsyard.com/contact-us/find-us/

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Film Screenings: ‘The Danish Girl’, ‘Grandma’ and ‘Girl At My Door’
David Lean Cinema, Croydon Clocktower, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET. Book online via www.ticketsource.co.uk, telephone 0333 666 3366 or in person at (Wallace Arnold) Worldchoice, 62 George Street, Croydon (9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm Sat)

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Comedy with Rosie Wilby – Is Monogamy Dead?
The latest show by Rosie Wilby, lesbian comedian.  Fri 12th Feb – 7:30pm – Upstairs at the Spread Eagle, Katherine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. Book direct on 020 8781 1134

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Supporting LGBTQ+ Young People Day Conference
Aimed at professionals working with LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Questioning) young people. Conference will contain speakers, workshops and films. Mon 22 Feb – 9:30am-4.30 pm – Community Space, Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, CR0 1EA

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LGBT History Month Library Display throughout February
Celebrating the lives and achievements of LGBT people. With displays all month in Croydon Library – Central Library, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

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LGBT History Month Trail
Visit the Museum of Croydon and discover the life and stories of LGBT people in Croydon. Collect the trail guide from the Museum of Croydon gallery – Tues 2nd – Sat 27th Feb – 10:30am-5:30pm – Museum of Croydon, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

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Download the leaflet, here: DIGITAL_150812_LGBT_History_Month leaflet

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