Telling Our Stories


A storytelling session where older LGBTQ+ people share their lived experiences. When we look to LGBTQ+ History Month, the first place we must turn to is those who have lived through that history. One of Opening Doors London's annual public webinars, we provide this space for some of our Ambassadors to share experiences and stories […]


Meet the Community: London Friend

London LGBTQ+ Community Centre 60-62 Hopton Street, Thames Path, Bankside, London

As part of our 50th-anniversary celebrations and to mark LGBT+ History Month as the UK’s oldest LGBT charity, we’re thrilled to invite you to ‘Meet the Community: London Friend’ get together, hosted by our friends at London LGBTQ+ Community Centre Our CEO Monty Moncrieff MBE and the team will talk about the work we do to support […]


Author Talk with AK Johns

St Thomas Library - Exeter 35 Church Road, St Thomas, Exeter

We are delighted to kick off the return of our evening events with a reading and author talk from local writer AK Johns. Join Adam to hear about his writing journey and inspiration for his LGBT+ romance novel, 'Found'. There will be a chance for Q&A's and refreshments will be available. FREE but booking essential: […]


forum+ Queer Book Club

Heroica Live 37 Chalk Farm Road, Chalk Farm, London

The forum+ Queer Book Club is meeting in-person for an LGBT History Month Special Event! We will be discussing If Not, Winter: Fragments Of Sappho, the brilliant translation of the work of Sappho from the critically acclaimed poet and classicist Anne Carson. Haven’t finished the book? That’s no problem and you’re still very welcome to […]


LGBT+ History Month Sunday Brunch

All Bar One Sutton 2 Hill Road, Sutton, Surrey

Join us for this special History Month Sunday Brunch with our good friends at All Bar One. This is a free event open to all the LGBTQ community, friends, family and allies. To reserve a place simply drop us an email at: [email protected] So come along make new friends, catch up with old ones and […]


Umbrella Hangout: How LGBTQ+ Community History Shapes Today


Umbrella Hangouts is an online meet up for anyone who identifies as LGBTQIA+. and is over 18. The sessions will be held on Zoom between 7pm – 8:30pm. This session we will be lead by our guest speaker Sue Sanders Co-Chair of Schools OUT UK, looking at the place LGBT history has in our lives. […]