The Canary is the official media partner of Outing The Past 2018, the national festival of LGBT history in the UK.
This page features the Outing The Past blog. Just click the titles to go to the full post.
We will also be producing some related media on our site and on our podcast, in the run-up and during the festival itself. You will be able to find it here.
- OUTing the Past Review: BelfastThe Belfast Hub was co-ordinated and organised by Declan and colleagues at Cara-Friend and everything seemed to run so smoothly from their great office set up in the LGBT Centre. The proceedings started with a civic reception at Belfast City Hall on Friday 16th February. Over 200 guests assembled in the magnificent rotunda to the […]
- OUTing the Past 2018 Gazetted Presenter Spotlight: Sue SandersThis year, the Festival Comms Team has reached out to all OUTing the Past 2018 gazetted presenters, whose presentations you may see at upcoming celebrations. In order to provide a platform for their invaluable work, presenters were asked a series a questions to acquaint you with their previous and current projects. Sue Sanders was kind enough […]
- OUTing the Past 2018 Gazetted Presenter Spotlight: Meg-John BarkerThis year, the Festival Comms Team has reached out to all OUTing the Past 2018 gazetted presenters, whose presentations you may see at upcoming celebrations. In order to provide a platform for their invaluable work, presenters were asked a series a questions to acquaint you with their previous and current projects. Meg-John Barker was kind enough […]
- OUTing the Past Review: National Maritime Museum (RMG)OUTing the Past London: The National Maritime Museum Greenwich – Andrew Dobbin, Promotions Officer, Schools OUT (UK) Arriving at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich at dusk on Friday 9th February was deceptive when walking from the tube; I really didn’t get a proper sense of how impressive it is as I came at it […]
- OUTing the Past 2018: LSE ReviewThe second London hub for OUTing the Past was the campus library of the London School of Economics. Tucked away in the historic area of Lincoln’s Inn, the combination of old and modern architecture epitomised the past and present of LGBT history. Jane Trais gave the first lunchtime lecture, discussing Arena 3 – the first […]
- OUTing the Past: Bedford Shout-OUTFor those of you not able to make it to OTP: Belfast, there is another opportunity to celebrate LGBTHM today! The Higgins Museum will host the first OUTing the Past: Bedford celebration, which will feature a mixture of workshops and presentations, for those interested in both LGBT History and how to promote and celebrate diversity in […]
- OUTing the Past Shout-OUT: BelfastFrom the team in Belfast: UK LGBT charity launches first ever Ireland LGBT History festival Belfast, Ireland: UK-leading charity OUTing The Past, (founders LGBT History Month) announces its first ever LGBT History festival in Belfast, Ireland, as a result of LGBT History Month in February. OUTing the Past, the National Festival of LGBT History, […]
- 2018: Playing With The PastStephen M Hornby and Abi Hynes, two of our Festival Theatre playwrights, gave a talk at the People’s History Museum in Manchester as part of their OUTing the Past Festival for 2018. They talked about four plays and how they’d researched archives and worked with historical adviser to create compelling and popular drama that was […]
- OUTing the Past Shout-OUT: London School of EconomicsThe London School of Economics kicks off this week’s OUTing the Past celebrations, with a full day of programming, including historical presentations and family events. The event results from months of work by a dedicated, passionate team, and of course none of this would be possible without the efforts of all those gazetted presenters, some of whom […]
- OUTing the Past 2018 Gazetted Presenter Spotlight: Rainer SchulzeI had never heard of Harry Waldow, or Suleika Aldini, when I found her papers in the archive of the Schwules Museum* in Berlin. Neither, it turned out, had the Schwules Museum* when Suleika contacted them in 2010, at a time when she was already seriously ill (she died two years later). Harry/Suleika was born […]