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Celebrating LGBT+ History Month

February 1, 2021 6:34 PM

The LGBT+ flag flying at Borough Hall in BedfordFebruary is LGBT+ History Month, and today Bedford Borough Council has been flying the LGBT+ flag at Borough in celebration of the occasion.

This year's theme is 'Body, Mind and Spirit', and The Higgins Bedford is celebrating with free online events that you can join in from home. These begin this evening, Monfday 1st February, with an evening of poetry and stories from LGBT+ Poet Laureate Trudy Howson. The Zoom Link for this event, which commences at 7pm, is available on The Higgins Bedford website here.

There is also a full programme of events on Saturday 20th February for the OUTING the past festival, with a range of speakers and presentations exploring the hidden histories and stories of the LGBT+ community, as well as the challenges that the community have encountered and continue to face today.

For information on this and more events taking place to celebrate LGBT+ History Month, see the Higgins Bedford website here