Prejudice, Pride, Place 2018 conference: Tickets now available

Exile installation in the Saloon at Kingson Lacy

This two-day event on 15-16 May 2018 will explore how heritage organisations can meaningfully engage diverse audiences in debates surrounding LGBTQ history, culture and equality by researching and presenting past LGBTQ lives. It's part of our Prejudice and Pride programme of events marking 50 years since partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.

Book your tickets now to attend.

Prejudice, Pride, Place takes place on 15-16 May 2018 at The Bond Warehouse in Birmingham and at the National Trust properties, Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire and Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton.

This event has been organised in collaboration with the University of Leicester’s Research Centre for Museums and Galleries (RCMG). 

The conference will feature work by Prejudice and Pride artists in residence, Simona Piantieri and Michele D’Acosta, a live performance at Hanbury Hall by artist Tom Marshman and the premiere of a specially commissioned new work (developed in collaboration with RCMG) by artist, researcher and singer, David McAlmont.

Conference speakers will include:

Aaron Bryant (National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution); Alison Oram (Leeds Beckett University) and Matt Cook (Birkbeck College, University of London), Rachael Lennon, Nino Strachey and Tom Freshwater (National Trust); Matt Smith Curator and artist; E-J Scott (Curator, Museum of Transology), Matthew Story (Historic Royal Palaces) and Jocelyn Dodd, Richard Sandell and Sarah Plumb (RCMG, University of Leicester).

A full programme will be available shortly.