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OUTing the Past – Shrewsbury 17 – 19 Feb 2017 #Salop17 #lgbthm17

Behind the scenes …. Dr Emma Vickers

Continuing our short series of interviews ahead of our October Crowdfunder launch take 3 minutes out of your day to check in with our Keynote speaker Dr Emma Vickers in this little clip

Here’s a treat – Stuart Milk

Behind the scenes at the festival with Stuart Milk – find out what he had to say

More interviews to follow ……

Salop#17 #lgbthm17

We’re at it again

We cannot believe how quickly the year is whizzing by. Already we are planning our Crowdfunder for the 2017 National Festival of LGBT History in Shrewsbury. The whole thing cost about £7,000 last time round and we are massively grateful for every single penny donated.

Please keep an eye out for the Crowdfunder – the principle of a little bit of money from a lot of people to create something magical is very close to our hearts. We are hoping that the whole concept is easier to understand now that so many people have experienced the first ever National Festival of LGBT History in Shrewsbury.

We also hope that our experience of Crowdfunding will stand us in better stead this year to manage the process, which felt quite stressful from this end last year!

The Festival dates for 2017 are 17-19th Feb so get the dates in your diaries and please be ready to spread the word… we’ll count you in!

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Photos are here!

What a wonderful festival! It surpassed all expectations of the organisers and feedback has been extraordinary. Continue reading “Photos are here!”

It’s the final countdown

At least, it feels that way. The list of things to do is getting shorter at the same rate as the list of things to take with us to various venues grows!  Continue reading “It’s the final countdown”

It is all in the preparation

The countdown has definitely started to the National Festival of LGBT History in the Midlands and the team is busy with preparations. Continue reading “It is all in the preparation”

Call out to networks – please share

The Salopian Rainbows in Shrewsbury were thrilled to be asked to host a weekend of events 12 – 14 Feb 2016, as part of the 2nd National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans History Festival, along with Manchester, York, Bristol, Newcastle and London (see http://lgbthistorymonth.org.uk/national-festival/); involving local schools; national figures; theatre; film; presentations and more. Continue reading “Call out to networks – please share”

Festival alert!

Everything is on target for 12th – 14th February 2016 for Back In Time – the Shrewsbury Hub of the National Festival of LGBT History.
Continue reading “Festival alert!”

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