Events for Adults

See all the events for adults during Newham LGBT History Month. Attend free workshops, live performances, exhibitions and talks across the borough throughout February.

Thursday 4 February, 6-9pm

In partnership with Women Over Fifty Film Festival (WOFFF). All films followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and special guests. Short – She is Juiced: Slice Four – Sarah Jane... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 11 February, 6-9pm

In partnership with Women Over Fifty Film Festival (WOFFF). All films followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and special guests. Short – Damian Natasha Mwansa | UK | 2020 |... FULL DETAILS +

BSL Event
Wednesday 17 February, 2-3pm

Spotlight on Freelancers: Alistair Wilkinson Spotlight on Freelancers is TRSE’s interview series dedicated to highlighting the incredible range of jobs that exist in the arts. Theatre maker Alistair Wilkinson tells... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 18 February, 6.30-8pm

Join the trustees from Imaan who will be discussing what it is like to be LGBT+ and Muslim.  The panel will share their experiences within Imaan and take questions from... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 18 February, 6-9pm

In partnership with Women Over Fifty Film Festival (WOFFF). All films followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and special guests. Short – The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen Jennifer Abod... FULL DETAILS +

BSL Event
Friday 19 February, 9-10am

Spotlight on Freelancers: Tigger Blaize Spotlight on Freelancers is TRSE’s interview series dedicated to highlighting the incredible range of jobs that exist in the arts. You can read more interviews... FULL DETAILS +

Wednesday 24 February, 6.30-7.30pm

The London Otters Rowing Club (LORC) hosts this Red Table Talk discussion which will focus on the importance of finding alternative LGBT outlets in London. In the theme of Body,... FULL DETAILS +

Wednesday 24 February, 7.30-8.30pm

Councillor Dr Rohit K Dasgupta, Commissioner for Social Integration and Equalities, will chair a panel discussion and host an audience Q&A on queer migration and intersectional activism. Panelists: Councillor Dr... FULL DETAILS +

Wednesday 24 February, 6-7pm

To celebrate LGBT History Month in Newham, Birkbeck is proud to announce a free Big Ideas lecture on the subject of LGBTQI+ Asylum Seekers experiences in the UK. Please do... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 25 February, 6-9pm

In partnership with Women Over Fifty Film Festival (WOFFF). All films followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and special guests. Short – Halwa Gayatri Bajpai, Nirav Bhakta | USA | 2019... FULL DETAILS +

BSL Event
Friday 26 February, 9-10.30pm

Forest Gayte Pride presents a dazzling evening of cabaret hosted by Crystal. Crystal  bio & testimonials: The international lip-sync assassin Crystal delivers a progressive powerhouse extravaganza through her charming demeanour,... FULL DETAILS +

Monday 1 March, 5-6.15pm

Facilitated by Newham’s Mental Health Champion Councillor Neil Wilson this workshop will be delivered by Yannis Munro, Senior Psychotherapist and LGBTQ+ Network Lead for East London NHS Foundation Trust and... FULL DETAILS +

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Newham LGBT History Month has lots more to offer, take a look at the full line-up of events