Our History is Your History

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

Celebrating LGBT+ equality, diversity and inclusion in Southwark

2pm – 4.30pm, Wednesday 13th February at Age UK Lewisham and Southwark, Yalding Healthy Living Centre, 95 Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey, SE16 3TY.

Delivered by older LGBT+ trainers and facilitators from Opening Doors London, this half-day workshop, delivered free of charge as part of national LGBT+ History Month, celebrates the lives of older LGBT+ people, and explores the health and social care challenges faced by the local LGBT+ community as they approach older age.

  • Be briefed on 50 years of LGBT+ social history and criminalisation that shaped lives.
  • Hear first-hand real-life stories of growing up lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans.
  • Get the latest research into LGBT+ demographics, and LGBT+ community issues.
  • Understand the particular health and social care needs of older LGBT+ people.
  • Take away free resources, video links  and good-practice guides to share with friends, family, work colleagues and social networks.

For more information and your free Eventbrite invitation to “Our history is your history”:
visit: https://ourhistoryisyourhistory2019.eventbrite.co.uk,
email: louise.carolin@openingdoorslondon.org.uk
or phone the Opening Doors London team on 020 7239 0400.

This is a community workshop restricted to 40 places so early booking is advised to be sure of attendance.

Location: 
Age UK Lewisham and Southwark. Yalding Healthy Living Centre
95 Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey
London • SE16 3TY

 

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