The theme for Outing the Past 2018 is ‘Exploring the Intersections of History and Activism’. The festival begins on the Friday evening with the singer Tom Robinson giving the 2018 Allan Horsfall Lecture in honour of the founder of CHE. Ross will be there to introduce the lecture on behalf of CHE.
Surrey and London Association of Gay Organisations
Outings in Art Plus: Looking Up.... staying curious with Outings in Art Plus, presented by Chris Barlow.
Stuart Feather describes his personal experience of this pioneering group in London 1970-74.
Maaike Palmier-Claus from the Alzheimer's Society describes the symtoms of dementia and talks about the support available for those affected and their family and friends.
“Alfred Bruce Douglas, you are charged that between 1891 and 1900 you did wilfully cause the physical, artistic and psychological murder of Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, author and gay liberation pioneer; and further, that you did conspire to contrive the death of his first and greatest lover, Robert Baldwin Ross, critic and gay liberation pioneer, between 1905 and 1918.” For the prosecution: Peter Scott-Presland; for the defence: Andrew Lumsden, QC. You are the jury.
Dan Wye and members of The LOUMGAIR Collective discuss the upcoming development of their latest theatre production exploring issues of self-worth, mental health difficulties faced by the LGBTQ community and the growing recognition of 'toxic masculinity', and they would like to hear about our own experiences of these issues.
The CHE Quarterly Meeting and AGM at London Friend,86 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DN. It includes a showing of the vintage film David is Homosexual, produced by the Lewisham CHE Group in the 1970s. All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided, but please reserve on E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
The main speaker will be Glenys Parry, long-term campaigner and former Chair of CHE. All welcome, no charge, refreshments provided.
Eat, drink, dance and see the New Year in. Please bring a bottle. £3. Limited space, so please book early!