Manchester – The First National Festival of LGBT History

Manchester – The First National Festival of LGBT History

Manchester is hosting the first ever National Festival of LGBT History focused on exploring, exposing, and discussing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT) history.  Committee members of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival will be there giving a talk on “Rainbow Shropshire“.

16:00 — 16:30, Saturday 14 February,
(Free — no ticket required)

“Shrewsbury is the county town for Shropshire, a highly rural area. This session will look at what has been achieved, how LGBT visibility has increased over the years, particularly in Shrewsbury and across the County.

Sue Gorbing: is a film programmer for SpringOut, which works with the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival, a core member of SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination) and a director of FRESh (Fairness Respect Equality Shropshire).

Peter Roscoe: is a lifelong LGBT and union activist, a co-founder of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival and a director of FRESh.

Geoff Hardy: has been an LGBT activist since 1971, a co-founder of the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival, a core member of SAND and a director of FRESh.”