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East of England Liberal Democrats

Bedford Borough Flies the Flag for LGBT History Month

February 13, 2019 9:15 AM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Rainbow Flag Flying at Borough Hall in BedfordFebruary is LGBT History Month, and Bedford Borough Council flew the rainbow flag at Borough Hall to mark the start of the month, pictured here.

Meanwhile, as part of LGBT History Month, this Saturday, 16th February, the Higgins Bedford is the place to go for the OUTing the Past Festival of LGBT History. The Higgins Bedford is again a 'hub' venue for the festival, and there's a packed programme for Saturday of speakers along with stalls with information on LGBT History, as well as LGBT rights, support and activism and more.

This includes a keynote speech by activist Stuart Milk, nephew of the iconic American civil rights leader Harvey Milk.

You can find out more, including the programme on the day on the Higgins Bedford's website, here