PREVIEW: Third meeting of LGBTQ+ History Club and workshops

Besi Besemar November 16, 2016

The third Queer in Brighton History Club meeting is on Sunday, October 20 at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery.

web-600The starting time has been brought forward from 3pm to 11am so there is no clash with any Trans Day of Remembrance events.

Speakers for this month are E-j Scott – fashion curator and trans activist and Sequioia Barnes – fashion lecturer at Brighton University.

The event is free but follow this link to RSVP – so they can cater accordingly.

Queer in Brighton are also organising two workshops. Both are free, but are booking up really fast, so if you are interested, RSVP as soon as possible.


The Keep Archives workshop – Saturday November 26, at The Keep Archives starting at 11am.

Begin your journey as archival researchers with a trip to The Keep at the University of Sussex campus, and a tour around the building to find out what is available in terms of LGBTQ+ materials.

To reserve your place, click here:

Library Workshop – Saturday December 3 at Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton at 3.15pm.

 Rose Collis
Rose Collis

Writer, performer and historian Rose Collis will host this introductory workshop on free newspaper and other historical resources available via membership of Brighton & Hove Libraries, and how to search for material that could be included in the LGBTQ History Club exhibition.

To reserve your place, click here:

Finally, Queer in Brighton have updated their website with a blog section, and are now looking for contributions!

Get in touch if you have an anecdote, a story, if you were there when it all happened, or have photographs, zines, papers, and other archive material that helps illuminate Brighton’s LGBTQ+ heritage!

If you would like to submit something or find out more information, email: