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LGB&T History Month 2013

LGB&T History Month is held in February every year in the UK and Redditch Borough Council has formed a partnership with other local authorities and community organisations to create a programme of activities and initiatives during the month.

The following events were held

  • Friday 1st February – open event at The Town Hall, introduced by Councillor Wanda King on behalf of the Mayor of Redditch with guest speaker David Viney, Birmingham LGB&T. 
  • Wednesday 6th February - Pink Sou’westers presented their annual LGB&T History Month “Queer Quiz”. Contact them at swbgroup@blueyonder.co.uk E Mail Icon or 07976 274271. telephone
  • Thursday 7th February  – a free film and social evening was held at Artrix, Bromsgrove with information displays,  and children’s activities.
  • Saturday 16th February – film showing of Beauty (18) at Artrix, Bromsgrove.
  • Sunday 24th February – Gay Night at Fever, Redditch. To Find out more see http://www.feverredditch.com/ www
  • Book Displays of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual authors were held in Redditch Library and Bromsgrove libraries.
  • In the Foyer, At Artrix, Bromsgrove, photographic exhibition Otherness was on display throughout February.

The report on the outcomes for this year's LGB&T History Month programme is available now - click here.

The 2013 programme was organised and supported by :-

  • Bromsgrove District Council Redditch Borough Council
  • Redditch Borough Council
  • North Worcestershire Hate Incident Partnership
  • Bromsgrove and Redditch Libraries
  • Fever, Redditch
  • The Gender Trust (based in Worcestershire)
  • Worcestershire Health and Care Trust (Sexual Health)
  • NASUWT - the Teacher's Union
  • Victim Support, Worcestershire
  • HMP Hewell
  • Artrix, Bromsgrove
  • Barnardos, Bromsgrove
  • St.Basils, Bromsgrove
  • Core Assets and F.A.B. (Families Around Bromsgrove)
  • New Road Parents Support Group, Bromsgrove
  • Bromsgrove District Housing Trust
  • West Mercia Police

For further information about this and other equality and diversity initiatives contact us on 01527 534123 or send your enquiry to equalities@redditchbc.gov.uk E Mail Icon

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