LGBT History Month

B RIGHT ON LGBT Festival: Soul Safari

Besi Besemar February 11, 2017

Exploring LGBT Spirituality with the Village MCC.

Events on Sunday, February 11 include:

10am -1pm
Card Readings

Discover yourself with the help of The Jesus Deck. These cards can speak to us whatever our beliefs to help us discover elements of our unique spiritual journey.

10:00am – 12:00pm
Death Cafe with Funeral Celebrant Catherine Duffy.

An opportunity to discuss one of life’s biggest taboos over a cuppa. We all die, but rarely make any plans or share our wishes for our death or funeral. How would you do so? Do you have questions?This is the place to have the conversation!

10:00am – 12:00pm
Temporary Tattoos for all ages! The Village MCC.

Ever thought about a tattoo but not sure enough to go through with it? Come and choose a temporary tattoo to wear for a few days! Lots of fun for everyone. (Free, but only one per person please).

12:00 – 1:30pm
Hatha Yoga. Brighton Natural Health Centre – Please bring your mat!

Hatha Yoga is a calming, gentle and supportive form of yoga which increases mind-body awareness. It is the most widespread type of yoga and aims to strengthen the body and relax the mind in a gentle and calming manner.

This class will help to increase mind-body awareness, it is flowing and meditative. The feel of the session is meditative so that you leave feeling calm and relaxed, as well as stretched. No prior experience needed, this is great for the novice or the experienced practitioner alike.

1:30pm – 3pm
Lilith Wildwood: Sacred IntimacyΒ 

A meditation on pleasure, sensation, and depth of connection. Experience Spirituality and sexuality as one in a remarkable inner journey of discovery.Β Lilith Wildwood is a Psychotherapist, mystic, and sacred sexuality practitioner. Website:

3pm – 4:30pm
Andy Black – Follow the Faun. Move your body, blow your mind, open your heart, tickle your fancy!

Follow The Faun is now in Brighton with its unique blend of ancient Bacchanalian rite and trippy participatory theatre. Guided by swirling projections and a banging electronic soundtrack, the audience travel through new worlds and dimensions to experience ecstasy, transformation, and a serious attack of the giggles. Dress to dance. Expect to sweat.

“A psycho-spiritual odyssey” The Guardian
β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† BROADWAY BABY
β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† FRINGEGURU
β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† TO DO LIST
β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† THE OUTLIER
β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† β˜† SCOTSGAY,,Twitter: @The_Faun

Lunch Positive, the HIV Lunch Club will be running a community cafe during the afternoon.

LGBT History Month is an international month-long annual observance of LGBT+ History and the opportunity to commemorate and remember the bravery of those who campaigned and spoke out over the years to help us achieve the freedoms and equality we enjoy today.

The PHIL STARR PAVILION, New Steine Gardens, Brighton, BN2 1PB has a fully functional stage, light and sound system with heating and licensed bar.

This ground breaking affiliation seeks to engage the city in the wide range of issues highlighted through the work of the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum, as well as partner/stakeholder work.