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Famous, Gay and Buried in Brent

Illustrated lecture looking at famous LGBT people now resting in the historic cemeteries of Kensal Green and Willesden


This lavishly illustrated lecture looks at the challenges of tracing LGBT history through decades of changing cultural and social conventions, with stories including Dr James Barry, Dolly Wilde, Simeon Solomon, Ossie Clark, Danny La Rue and ‘Stella’, the most famous of the 'Men in Petticoats' whose sensational trial in 1871 led to a significant change in the law.


Speaker(s):

Signe Hoffos | talks

 

Date and Time:

28 February 2017 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Library at Willesden Green
95 High Road
London
NW10 2SF

http://https://www.brent.gov.uk/events-and-whats-on-calendar
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Organised by:

Signe Hoffos
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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

Advance booking on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lgbt-figures-in-the-historic-cemeteries-of-west-london-tickets-31638107431?aff=es2

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