LGBT+ History Month 2023
in Stockport

History Talk with Gill Rossini

Saturday 4th February at 1pm
Stockport Central Library

Join Rainbow Historian, Writer and Lecturer Gill Rossini for a look at the history of the LGBTQ+ community

Stockport LGBT+ PLUS Monthly Social with Bingo

Wednesday 8th February at 7pm
CafeSQ, St Peter's Square

Established in 2004, the borough's social group will be hosting their monthly event with a bit of fun bingo

LGBTQ+ History Quiz

Stockport Central Library
Saturday 11th February at 1pm

Test your knowledge of LGBTQ+ history. Prizes include a £10 voucher for a high street stationary store

EDI Networking Event

Friday 17th February at 6pm
Cornerstone, Edward Street

A networking evening aimed at those who are working to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the borough. Come along to meet others working with marginalised communities to uncover potential collaborations and partnerships

Rainbow Crafts

Saturday 18th February 11am-1pm
Stockport Central Library

Painting, badge making and more assorted crafts for all ages

History Month Walk

Saturday 18th February 1:15pm
Stockport Central Library

Sharing Our Stories: LGBTQ+ Lived History

Saturday 25th February at 1pm
Stockport Central Library

We would like to record the experiences of the local LGBTQ+ community. Please get in touch with Ashley at Stockport Pride if you have a story you could tell

Film: Blue Jean (15) (2023)

Monday 27th February 8:15pm
Savoy Cinema, Heaton Moor

England, 1988 - Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government are about to pass a law stigmatising gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a PE teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyses a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core. Watch the trailer


There are also a number of other regular events aimed at the local LGBTQ+ community and allies throughout February:

Weekly Wanders

Every Monday 1pm
Various Locations

There are regular walks and litter picks taking place in a different beauty spot in the borough each week. Contact Forward for more information

Board Game Nights

Every Other Monday 7pm
The Alexandra, Edgeley

With board games, card games and role playing games. Contact Forward for more information

Wednesdays Youth Group

Every Wednesday

Run by The Proud Trust, the Wednesdays Youth Group is for LGBT+ and questioning young people aged 13-19 who live or spend time in Stockport. Visit the The Proud Trust's website for more information

Stockport LGBT+ PLUS Spectrum

Every Other Thursday 7pm
Online Via Zoom

A member led online group for neuro-diverse, pan-disabled and carers within the LGBT+ community to engage with one another and develop a community of support and understanding with regular fortnightly sessions. Visit the Stockport LGBT+ PLUS Spectrum page for more information

Tennis Sessions

Every Saturday 10am
Various Locations

These just for fun tennis session are aimed at all abilitie for non-competitive fun and games. Contact Forward for more information

Under the Rainbow

Every Sunday 7-9pm
Your FM - 107.8FM

Broadcast weekly on Your FM across the borough on 107.8FM, Under the Rainbow is the magazine programme for information about the local LGBTQ+ community


If you have any questions about accessibility regarding any of these events, please contact Ashley at Stockport Pride

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