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Forum+ launches Camden & Islington’s LGBT History Month 2024!

Ahead of the start of LGBT History Month, Forum+ have launched a fantastic calendar of events across February to celebrate our history as a community.

LGBT History Month is held in February each year and is a month-long celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history, as well as a means of raising awareness for the issues faced by LGBT people. The celebrations take place during the month of February

The theme for LGBT History Month 2024, Medicine-UnderTheScope, celebrates LGBT+ peoples contribution to the field of medicine and healthcare both historically and today.

forum + is an independent charity working to promote equality for LGBT+ people in Camden and Islington, by hosting social groups and events which celebrate LGBT+ life in the boroughs and working to reduce social isolation and loneliness. They provide support services to victims of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime. All of their services are available to persons aged 18 or above.

forum +  is very proud to present a fantastic programme of activities and events celebrating Camden & Islington LGBT History Month 2024. All the community is invited to join the festivities and explore LGBT history through art workshops, exhibitions, film screenings, guided walks, history talks, spoken word and more!

Camden and Islington’s rich LGBT history is highlighted in this very special collection of activities and events celebrating the culture and heritage of our local LGBT community. From Celebrating Derek Jarman to LGBT Histories Trail, from the Lesbian Discussion Group to the Loudest Whispers Exhibition, there is going to be so much to enjoy across Camden and Islington this February!

The Camden & Islington LGBT History Month 2024 programme is fully interactive with clickable links and a printed programme booklet is available at LGBT venues, local libraries, community spaces and community centres across Camden and Islington. forum + is very grateful to our funders Camden Council and Islington Council and to the many individuals and organisations for their generous donation of time and effort for this programme.

Thank you to all involved and Happy LGBT History Month!

“Camden and Islington have long been known as inclusive places to live, special places where different communities and cultures achieve together. At a time when many people are struggling due to the cost of living crisis it is so important to havethe opportunity to join together as a community and to celebrate what makes Camden and Islington
so great! The rich LGBT history of our area is highlighted in this very special collection of activities and events for Camden & Islington LGBT History Month 2024. We hope that you’ll join with us throughout February. Happy LGBT History Month!”
Tessa Havers-Strong, forum + Director

“forum + is proud to present our 19th LGBT History Month programme. This year’s programme themed Medicine-Under The Scope offers an insight into the LGBT Communities contributions to medicine and healthcare via an eclectic mix of guided walks, talks,
screenings, exhibitions and workshops.

Our enduring partnership with both Camden Council and Islington Council supports and showcases the rich and diverse culture and heritage of the LGBT community in Camden and Islington, allowing us to offer the largest LGBT themed arts and cultural celebration in the capital. Come and join us to find out more – all are welcome.”
Charles Dean, Chair of Trustees at forum +


The main image for Camden & Islington LGBT History Month 2024 is designed by photographer and photo artist Marius Els https://mariuselsphotoartistry.com/

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