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Gay Birmingham Remembered Revival

Posted on Fri-01-2019 by Jack Deakin

Saturday 9th February 2019 Birmingham LGBT Centre 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham B1 1EQ 6:00pm – 8:30pm In association with Ageing with Pride and Ageing Better LGBT Hub Join us for the revival of ‘Gay Birmingham Remembered’, an exhibition which was originally displayed at the Symphony Hall 10 years ago. The piece is a visual representation […]

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Women Power Protest – Bespoke Tour and Mindful Art Workshop

Posted on Fri-01-2019 by Jack Deakin

Saturday 9th February Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH 11am-1pm   As part of LGBT History Month 2019 and presented as part of Ageing with Pride and Ageing Better LGBT Hub in Birmingham, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery presents a bespoke tour of Women Power Protest specifically catered towards LGBTQ+ people. […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted on Fri-01-2018 by Jack Deakin

Holocaust memorial day offers an important opportunity to remember those lost during the Holocaust, but also to further examine who those people were, the communities they represented and the reasons why Nazi Germany targeted them in their quest to establish the “final solution”. Indeed, it is far from an easy topic to discuss, but this […]

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Fred Jester Barnes

Posted on Wed-10-2013 by Sixth Story

Frederick “Fred” Jester Barnes was born on the 21st May 1885 at 219 Great Lister Street, Saltley, Birmingham in a bedroom above his father’s butchers shop. Modest and unremarkable beginnings indeed for a man who went on to live an openly gay and highly flamboyant life in an era when to do so was both […]

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1800s Charles Record

Posted on Wed-10-2013 by Sixth Story

Charles was born on 7 June 1820 into a poor family and grew up in a time of increasing agitation over the rights of the working classes. In 1832 the whole population of Birmingham dramatically turned out to welcome the great Birmingham reforming MP Thomas Attwood back from Parliament. Charles started work as a labourer […]

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