So…… It’s week one of Camden and Islington LGBT History Month 2014. Make sure you check out our calendar and programme here CLICK HERE and choose from a wide variety of events during our first week!


Science Showoff (7:30pm-9:30pm, Wed 5th, Bloomsbury Theatre)

Do you like science?
Do you like fun?
Do you like entertainment, jokes, demos, music and general mucking about, but with science, in a cabaret kind of style?

How would you like to see 10 of London’s most amazing science and engineering communicators on one stage with a totally over-excited compere?

Science Showoff is the chaotic cabaret night where anyone can communicate any kind of science, in any way. The lineup for our special Bloomsbury Theatre gig is:

Dr Hannah Fry Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
Prof Sophie Scott Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dr Zoe Laughlin Institute of Making
Ella Murray Department of Anthropology
Carla Washbourne Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
Prof Clare Elwell Department of Medical Physics
Dr Jennifer Bizley Ear Institute
Dr Sarah Bell Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
Dr Monika Böhm Institute of Zoology
Emma Newton UCL Security Science

And MCing this list of astounding brains will be Steve Cross, science comedian, geek, glasses-wearer and UCL’s Head of Public Engagement.

See the website for full details of what all of these people are going to do on stage in their nine minutes. All the proceeds are going to a local charity, Camden LGBT Forum.

Book here:

A Question of criticism (6.30pm-8.00pm, Thur 6th, Islington Town Hall)

What is it to be critical; a critic? Is it possible to be objective or is subjectivity the name of the game? Camden LGBT Forum member Bryce Morrison is one of the world’s leading authorities on piano performance. He is a professor of keyboard literature and performance at The Royal Academy of Music and has written for the Times, Gramophone and over 500 annotations for record labels.

Bryce will illustrate his experiences as a critic and the core tenants of his profession. He will illustrate with examples of the greatest musicians including those with queer heritage.

Includes Q&A and refreshments. Book fro free here:

Loudest Whispers launch and exhibition opening (5.30pm to late, Friday 7th Feb, St Pancras Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital)

Don’t miss our exciting launch of Loudest Whispers V – hosted by Mzz Kimberley and featuring Earl Grey, Missy Le Pink, Al Pillay and DJ Martin Green and much more! Free refreshments. Tonight will be your first chance to see our latest exhibition featuring over 35 LGBT artists.  All invited! No booking required). More details here

The Music that Makes Us (1pm-3pm, Sunday 9th, Roundhouse)

Camden LGBT Forum’s Q-Lab and The Roundhouse join forces to host a panel discussion with top names in our local LGBTQI communities.

Panellists will express how their chosen music tracks have shaped their identities and transformed their lives. The Chair will lead the way in bringing out the best of panellists and questions will open up to the floor at the end. Samples of the music will be played. Panellists include Al Pillay, Neachaun Valentino, Erin Vickers and Milly Toomey. Book for free here:




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