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EventLGBTQ+ History Month Takeover

Finished
19 February2 March 2019
Cost Free
Suitability All

We will be working with young people who identify as LGBTQ+ to host a pop-up show of their artworks as well as an activity day for families and workshops and activities run by young people at the Oakdale Workmen’s Institute .

Tuesday 19 February - Saturday 2 March

  • Pop-up exhibition of photographs taken by young LGBTQ+ people in Wales on disposable film cameras
  • Welsh LGBTQ+ portraits of historical figures
  • Zines; the hidden LGBTQ+ history of the major Arcana.
  • Miles Rozel’s award-winning animation Gender Identity Terminology’
  • Jake A Griffith’s experimental film Switch Hitter’

 

Saturday 23 February 

11am-1pm 

Family Workshops including:

  • Sex-ed for all with Juliette Georges; Design your personal finger puppet and shoot a mini film on friendship, love and who you want to be when you grow up.
  • Creative Identity Workshop with Miles Rozel; Join Miles for a creative workshop which will allow you to explore your identity through collaborative and visual activities!
  • Tarot Readings with Elliott Cooper; What is your emotional, mental and spiritual gender? Find out with a queer tarot reading by Elliott, with their personally designed tarot deck and learn about the hidden LGBTQ+ history of the Major Arcana.

1.30pm-5pm 

18+ Workshops including:

  • Sex-ed for all with Juliette Georges; Design your personalised finger puppet and shoot a mini educational film on love, gender and *ahem* sex.
  • Creative Identity Workshop with Miles Rozel; Join Miles for a creative workshop which will allow you to explore your identity through collaborative and visual activities!
  • Tarot Readings with Elliott Cooper; What is your emotional, mental and spiritual gender? Find out with a queer tarot reading by Elliott, with their personally designed tarot deck and learn about the hidden LGBTQ+ history of the Major Arcana.

Saturday 2 March 

11am - 2.30pm, Oakdale Workmen's Institute

  • Love Spoons for All Lovers with Jade Jenkins; in Welsh tradition, wooden ‘love spoons’ were decoratively carved and presented as a gift of romantic intent. Decorate your own love spoon to present to your lovers and friends.
  • LOL Statuettes with Josh Baurley; Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby, better known as the Ladies of Llangollen, eloped together to Wales in 1778 and lived happily ever after in the village of Llangollen. Celebrate their live and love by painting your own Ladies of Llangollen statuette.

11am-3pm, Oakdale Workmen's Institute 

  • Singalong with our Queer Bard with Izzy Joan; come and be serenaded by our Queer Bard in residence

 

 

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