Following the success of last year's event Silver Rainbows in partnership with Weaver Hall Museum and Cheshire Archives and Local Studies are hosting a number of events celebrating LGBT History Month.
The focus of this year's exhibition is the 1980s onwards, charting the remarkable changes in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people over the last three decades. Looking at the huge impact of the AIDS crisis and damaging legislation such as Section 28 from a Cheshire perspective. You will be able to hear real stories of how prejudice and discrimination impacted on people's lives and how the LGBT communities repsonded.
To celebrate the distance travelled since the 1980s we will be screening a range of films in the Regalette, a 40 seater cinema housed within Weaver Hall Museum.
The month will finsish in style with a Silent Disco featuring dance floor fillers from across the decades.
Exhibition - From Prejudice to Pride Part II - The 1980s onwards
The free exhibition features a selection of the UK AIDS Memorial Quilts. They tell the stories of many of those losy in the early days of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s. Listen to audio recordings of people who lived through the impact of AIDS in the 80s and 90s.
The exhibition also gathers significant archives from Cheshire documenting the incredible speed of change for LGBT communities over the last three decades.
FREE ENTRANCE Opening times: Tuesdays - Fridays 10am - 5pm. Saturdays and Sundays 2pm - 5pm.
Full details in the exhibition guide (see below)
All events are FREE to attend but places are limited so pre-booking is advised for films and activities.
Weaver Hall Museum
162 London Road
Cheshire CW9 8AB
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