Events for Young People

See all the events for young people 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 +

Wednesday 10 February, 11-12pm

Celebrate LGBT+ History Month with bestselling duo Garry Parsons and Simon James Green and their riotously fun picture book Llama Glamarama – a hilarious, rhyming story with a powerful message... 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, 11am-12pm

Author Adiba Jaigirdar talks about her experiences as a writer and her fantastic debut novel The Henna Wars, a heart-warming, queer love story for young adults. Adiba Jaigirdar is a... FULL DETAILS +

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

Launching as part of LGBT+ History Month, the Youth Participation and Stratford Youth Zone team will be launching a 10 week series of workshops with Milk Presents, an award winning... FULL DETAILS +

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
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