Lancashire Archives: Outing the Past 4 – Music, Archives & LGBT History

Posted on - 17th January, 2014 - 3:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
O'Hooley & Tidow

Critically acclaimed folk band O’Hooley & Tidow

As part of Lancashire’s LGBT History Month the Lancashire Archives will be hosting a¬†celebration of LGBT music culture with talks by Clive Taylor (Lancashire in the 1970s and 1980s) and Abigail Ward (Queer Noise: The Hidden History of Manchester’s LGBT music culture).


The afternoon will also include a short film by Drew Drake, “The Love that Dare Not Speak its Name” and a Q & A with critically acclaimed folk band O’Hooley & Tidow.

Here is the complete agenda for the day’s entertainment:

2pm                Open with Preston Musical Comedy Society Choir (tbc)

2.20pm           Clive Taylor, Hotpot and Hotpants: a talk about LGBT music history and culture in Lancashire in the 1970s and 80s, followed by discussion

2.55pm¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† “The Love that Dare Not Speak its Name”, a short film by Drew Drake

3.15pm           Break for refreshments

3.30pm¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Abigail Ward, Manchester District Music Archive, Noise: The Hidden History of Manchester’s LGBT music culture, a digital archive project

4.20pm¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† O’Hooley & Tidow, Gentleman Jack: A Q & A session with BBC Radio 2’s Folk Music Award nominees and critically acclaimed folk band who have used the diaries of Anne Lister as inspiration for writing music

4.50pm¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Performance of Gentleman Jack by O’Hooley & Tidow

5.00pm           Break for refreshments and hot pies

Booking is essential. Please click this link to book a place for the afternoon session

Saturday 1 February 2014
Lancashire Archives, Bow Lane, Preston, PR1 2RE
From 5.45-7.00pm O’Hooley & Tidow play live at Lancashire Archives

Phone (01772) 533033 or email to book a place. Entry costs £5 payable in cash on arrival please.

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