And one-offs. Known dates:
26 January 2019 LGBT History - Shrewsbury Clarion Choir and Roxane Smith are hosting a day of joyful singing. 10am to 3.30pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Corporation Lane, Coton Hill, Shrewsbury. Tickets £24.
1-28 February 2019 Tuesdays to Fridays 9.30am to 5pm. LGBT History - Exhibition Back In Time. The Hive. Free entry.
1 February-3 March 2019 LGBT History - Exhibition Samuel Butler - Outing the Past. Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. Details.
9 February 2019 LGBT History - Presentation 1Significant Others: Companions or just good friends. Does it matter? with Peter Roscoe. The Hive. Doors open 10am for 1015 start; ends 1115. Free entry. Tickets
9 February 2019 LGBT History - Presentation 2 A history of trade union support for LGBT+ rights with Quinn Roache. The Hive at 1115am to 1230. Free entry. Tickets
9 February 2019 LGBT History - Event Young peoples' showcase. The Hive at 2pm to 5pm. Music, special guests, food, emerging good practice. Free. Tickets
14 February 2019 LGBT History - Event Poetry open mic evening for Valentines. Unclandestine Valentine. With guest appearances by Liz Lefroy and Lucy Aphramor. St Nicholas' bar and grill, Castle Street. 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Free entry - just turn up!
16 February 2019 LGBT History - Films Double bill of film outing the 1970s and 80s. Invisible Women and A Lesbian Life. With the activists, the directors and a discussion afterwards. The Hive Doors open 2pm for 2.30pm start; ends 5pm. £5. Details
17 February 2019 LGBT History - Film 50 years legal. Old Market Hall at 7pm. Details. £10, £9, £8.
23 February 2019 LGBT History - Clare Summerskill reads extracts from her play Rights of Passage created from interviews with LGBT asylum seekers in the UK, and presents a selection of character monologues. The Hive at 2pm to 4pm. Tickets £5
23 February 2019 LGBT History - Dean Atta presents his collection of performance poetry on race, gender and identity. The Hive at 7pm. Tickets £10 and £6.
March 2019 LGBT History exhibition boards on display at University Centre, Shrewsbury. Free entry.
13 March 2019 Film Gen Silent and SAND film presentation at University Centre, Shrewsbury. (Further info in due course)
16 March 2019 Dance Then All The World tea dance celebrating soldier lovers Gordon and Gilbert, inclusion and diversity. 2.30pm to 6pm at Oswestry Memorial Hall SY11 2EG. More info about Gilbert and Gordon's love letters here.
4-6 October 2019 Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival. Worth getting into your diary!
What's On !
Shrewsbury has a programme of events every month:
1st Monday Chill Out Mondays social, Old Market Hall from 8.15pm till 10pm
1st Monday Fabulous Monday nights in Shrewsbury at Havana Republic, Abbey Foregate with visiting cabaret act about 11pm
1st Thursday Chill Out Xtra short walk or bike ride at 10am
1st Saturday Border Women social at 11am in a town centre location
2nd Saturday XYZ youth group meet up at 3.30pm in a town centre location
3rd Thursday Ex Libris book reading discussion group at 1030am, usually at The Hive in Belmont