Here's my write up of the Lines of Dissent (LGBTQ History and Archives) conference, which took place at London Metropolitan Archives on 6 December.
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Last week we took part in the Word on the Street Literature Festival in Clerkenwell. Here’s some video of our musicians (the wonderful Ian Kennedy and Sarah Lloyd) who accompanied the writing with your ears workshop and then topped and tailed the readings with songs that complemented the stories being read / the exhibition on in the London Metropolitan Archives, where we were. 68 more words
One of our Speak Out volunteers, Jill Allbrooke, shares some thoughts on what she has discovered in the pages of some magistrates court records held at London Metropolitan Archives. 417 more words
On Saturday 6 December, historians, archivists and activists joined together at London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) to discuss ‘Lines of Dissent’. The 12th LGBTQ History and Archives Conference at LMA chose queer inheritance as its theme this year, which was run in collaboration with the… 852 more words
On 6 December, I will take part in Lines of Dissent: The Twelfth LGBTQ History and Archives Conference at the London Metropolitan Archives. Co-organised with the Raphael Samuels Centre and open to everyone – you can get tickets… 436 more words
I have written a short article on the 1723 oath returns to be found in London Metropolitan Archives which has now been posted on the… 32 more words