Year: 2017

LGBT History Month 2018 – I Am Not Your Negro

Monday 19th February 2018 7:30pm – The Hive, Shrewsbury – Told entirely in the words of James Baldwin (novelist, playwright, essayist, civil rights activist and gay man) through both personal appearances and the text of his final unfinished book project, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO touches on the lives and assassinations of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Medgar Evers to bring powerful clarity to how the image and reality of Blacks in America today is fabricated and enforced.

LGBT History Month 2018 – Tom of Finland

Sunday 11th February 2018 7pm – The Old Market Hall – A decorated officer Touko returns home to Finland after the war. But life during peacetime proves equally distressing, where homosexuality is illegal and men around him are being pressured to marry and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, who are proud and free of inhibitions.

Tickets on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for our October festival. They are available online from the Old Market Hall website (, over the phone (01743 281281) and in person from their box office: