LGBT Forging Real Equality Event 2017
Friday 17 February 2017 - 6pm to 9.30pm - FREE Event at Colors Nightclub, Basildon. Recognising historic changes and laws that have made a positive difference in the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex People.
FREE Event at Colors Nightclub, Basildon
Date: Friday 17 February 2017
Time: 6pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Colors Nightclub, Southernhay, Basildon, SS14 1DQ
Age and suitability: Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult
Forging real equality is the theme of this year's national LGBT History Month which Basildon Council is supporting with a thought-provoking and vibrant event at Colors Nightclub.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, this event will recognise historic changes and laws that have made a positive difference in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and intersex people.
- 18.00 - Fruit punch and networking
- 18.30 - Welcome and introductions by Mark Dale (Stonewall Champion)
- 18.35 - Opening speech by Councillor Terri Sargent, lead councillor for Environment and Communities
- 18.40 - Gay rights in the UK (A short movie 1970 to 2015)
- 18.45 - Singer, Saski (See facebook)
- 19.15 - Basildon Borough Councillor Burton Sampson
- 19.30 - Buffet and networking
- 20.15 - Entertainment, Stephanie Von Clitz (See facebook)
- 20.45 - Gina Denham, Trans equality
- 21.00 - "Take your partners" short movie by Siri Rodnes
- 21.15 - Closing speech by Mark Dale and raffle
- 21.30 - Colors Club open and everyone is welcome to stay and party!
Downloadable document: LGBT History Month Event February 2017 [879kb]