From Prejudice to Pride: An Exploration of Camden’s LGBT heritage

Neighbourhood
Location
Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre - Online event
Holborn Library
WC1X 8PA
London
Event time
6pm on Tuesday 1st February 2022
Date
1 Feb 2022
Next event: 1 Feb 2022
Telephone
Email
localstudies@camden.gov.uk

For LGBT+ History Month 2022, Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre are running the following online history talk:

From Prejudice to Pride
An Exploration of Camden’s LGBT heritage

@ 6pm on Tuesday 1st February 2022 – Free event


In this illustrated talk, Camden Tour Guide, Richard Cohen, 
explores Camden’s rich heritage of sexual diversity including 
Molly Houses, Victorian cross-dressers, lesbian and gay drama, 
London's only LGBT bookshop, the Bloomsbury Group, Kenneth Williams,
the HIV/AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the struggle against Section 28 
and the first Same Sex weddings at Camden Town Hall.
 
The talk lasts fifty minutes and will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions.

Book your place at this free event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-prejudice-to-pride-tickets-221933808997 
 

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Roundhouse
Roundhouse, Camden
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