Online Event: Queering The Green with Paul Maddern

To celebrate the first anniversary of the release of ‘Queering The Green’, editor Paul Maddern will join us to discuss the queer poetry anthology on November 22nd at 8pm.

Published by Lifeboat Press in Belfast, Queering the Green brings together 31 of the most distinctive Irish poets to emerge since 2000 and, taken together, these writers represent the multiplicity and vibrancy of the queer experience in 21st Century Ireland. Several are already recognised as leading poets in Ireland, but the anthology also includes poets at the beginning of their career who are redefining the landscape of Irish poetry.

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Virtual Event: AGM 2022 [Updated]

Join us on Tuesday 25th October at 8pm for our online AGM. We’ve had a great year and we’re delighted to share all our updates with our existing and new members on the 25th.

A full agenda will be posted on our website closer to the date but we look back at the past year and look forward to what we have in store for the next year.

This will be a great opportunity to catch up and find out more about the LGBT Network, you never know, you might even want to get more involved!

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Pride: sore feet and cheekbones!

For Pride month, our members are sharing their stories, our committee member, Ed Magee, tells his story.

Committee Member Ed Magee (right) and friends at Pride.

Pride and what it means to me – sore feet and cheekbones! 

By Ed Magee 

I’ve only marched twice in Pride, once with Harrow and Brent council and once with Camden council but I’ve volunteered since 2012 with Pride. 

Volunteering for Pride is a long day making it safe for everyone. It takes a huge number of volunteers and an immense about of planning behind the scenes all done by a core team of volunteers.  You should see the training on how to manage the road crossing it’s a precision operation.  

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Online Meetup: An Evening with Actor Derek Murphy

Derek Murphy

Just us for an online meet-up on April 27th at 2000. We will be joined by Irish actor and producer, and London resident, Derek Murphy.

On stage, credits include, most recently ‘Love Dance’ at ‘The Chiswick Playhouse London‘, as well as ‘‪Dial M for Murder‬’, ‘‪Major Barbara‬’, ‘Scapino’, ‘John Bulls Other Island’, and National UK Tour of ‘Arms and the Man’ (Michael Friend Productions, Shaw2020 London), ‘MacSwiney’ (Irish Theatre London) ‘Exposed‘ (Southwark Playhouse) ‘Dracula‘ (Jellyfish Theatre Co. Rome), ‘Woyzeck‘ (London Theatre) and ‘Just Above Dogs‘ (Green Curtain Theatre Co.) which was performed at The Houses of Parliament in London.

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