LGBT History Month Screening: (Sunday 19th February, 13:45 – The Hive). CELLULOID CLOSET historically examines the way homosexuality has been dealt with over the years by mainstream Hollywood.
LGBT History Month Screening: (Sunday 19th February, 10:30 – The Old Market Hall). In TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL we will meet, for the first time, the real Tab Hunter as he shares with us the whole story of a happy, healthy survivor of Hollywood’s roller coaster.
LGBT History Month Screening: (Sunday 19th February, 12:30 – The Old Market Hall). A twisted queer romance set in the 19th Century picturesque Bohemia telling a tabooed true story of birth of one of Czech’s most influential writers. Suspense, laughter, violence, hope, heart, nudity, sex, and happy ending. Mostly happy ending.
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; involving local schools; national figures; theatre; film; presentations and more.
The Times of Harvey Milk – Sunday 14th February 2016 @ 14:30, The Hive. Plus: Harvey’s nephew, Stuart Milk, President of The Harvey Milk Foundation will be giving a talk. Like Harvey, Stuart has chosen to speak out as an openly gay advocate for not only the LGBT community, but all who remain marginalized or diminished by inequality in the law, or societal inequality.
Reel In The Closet – Sunday 14th February 2016 @ 11:00, The Old Market Hall. Feature-length documentary that let’s us connect with queer people from the past through the rare home movies that they left for us.
Wednesday 18th February 2015 @ 20:00 at The Hive. Anne Lister (1791–1840) was a wealthy, unmarried woman who inherited Shibden Hall in West Yorkshire from her uncle in 1826. Throughout her life, she kept diaries which chronicled the details of her everyday life, including her lesbian relationships, her financial concerns, her industrial activities and her work improving Shibden Hall.
20th February 2014 8pm. The Hive, A documentary about the man who brought us all out of the “Celluloid Closet”, Vito Russo changed the face of queer film theory forever.
Each year we have a special screening in February to mark LGBT History Month. This year we bring you a short and feature film featuring India. Doors open at 7pm with the first film at 7:30pm. Why not bring an Indian takeaway and join the organisers in the lounge for some food.
LGBT History Month 2012 – “Gen Silent,” chronicles the lives of six LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) seniors in America as they deal with surviving in a care system that is hostile to their lifestyles. Sunday 27th February 2012 @ 14:30. The Hive