WYQSEvents Past events Lesbian Visibility Week: Watch Party Online event! 24 April 2020 Enjoy four short films telling stories of local lesbian life from the 1970s to today. I’m OK are you OK? Online Film Premiere Online event! 3 April 2020 Join West Yorkshire Queer Stories for the free online premiere of a new short film celebrating LGBTIQ+ lives in the region! WYQS Presents: Queer Films on Tour Event cancelled with apologies 18 March 2020 We're bringing the WYQS film collection to Bradford, featuring local LGBTIQ+ people and places. West Yorkshire Queer Stories Celebration Fundraiser 27 February 2020 An evening of short films and spoken word, specially commissioned for the project and inspired by our collection of oral histories. ‘Sounds of Our City’ Talk: Queer Vibes 26 February 2020 Part of a series of talks inspired by the 'Sounds of Our City' exhibition at Abbey House Museum. ‘Buddies’ + WYQS short films At 42 New Briggate, Leeds 25 February 2020 A special film screening by the Hyde Park Picture House to mark LGBT History Month, accompanied by WYQS short films. A Conversation with Tomasz Kitliński New addition to Leeds Mini LGBT+ Lit Fest 2020! 16 February 2020 West Yorkshire Queer Stories and Leeds LGBT+ Literature Festival have teamed up to bring you a Q&A with queer author and art historian Tomasz Kitliński. West Yorkshire Queer Lunch Tasty food and films! 15 February 2020 A vibrant vegan lunch buffet by Sonia Sandhu plus nine short films by WYQS, screening in association with the Marlborough Pub and New Queers on the Block. In It Together: Heritage and Community Engagement 25 November 2019 A day of workshops presented by the Yorkshire & Humberside Federation of Museums and Galleries, in association with WYQS and the West Yorkshire Archive Service West Yorkshire Queer Stories Showcase 17 September 2019 A celebration of queer experience past and present, featuring a selection of new short films brought to life by discussion and artifacts from local LGBTIQ+ history. WYQS Presents: The Purple List… A Gay Dementia Venture 15 June 2019 A special performance of 'The Purple List' signed by a BSL interpreter and followed by a discussion and story-sharing session. WYQS Presents: Bona School of Polari 1 June 2019 Prof. Ian Nipper brings his lesson on Polari, the secret language of gay men, to Huddersfield Library. Celebrate LGBT History Month with WYQS 27 February 2019 Celebrate LGBT History Month with WYQS at the West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield. LGBT History Month: Wikipedia Workshop Increase queer visibility on Wikipedia! 27 February 2019 ‘Danger Zone’ Talk: Hazardous to Your Sexuality 20 February 2019 A talk to tie in with Abbey House Museum's 2019 exhibition, Danger Zone, with Dr Ross Horsley. Be Our Valentine: Queer Shorts and Stories 14 February 2019 Join us in Bradford for a set of short & sweet films and a Valentine-themed storytelling session. WYQS Presents: Bird la Bird’s Travelling Queer People’s History Show 9 February 2019 A revolutionary exploration of the deep queer past which may change the way you think about LGBTIQ+ history forever. WYQS Presents Kate O’Donnell: Hayley and Me 11 October 2018 Bringing Corrie's Hayley back into the limelight, this cabaret takes a nostalgic look at the impact of this classic character and her place in trans history. International Day of Older Persons 2018: Trailblazing Stories Zine-Making 7 October 2018 If you’re interested in learning about zine-making and queer history, we have the perfect event for you! Meet WYQS at Happy Valley Pride 11 August 2018 Come and say hi at our stall at Happy Valley Pride in beautiful Hebden Bridge!