Events & Courses

Courses organised by The Network, and events and courses related to social justice organised by other agencies

Key courses are listed here.

  • V&A evening course in LGBTQ Art & Visual Cultures

    3 Oct-14 Nov 2017 - 6 weeks, every Tues, 18.30 – 20.30, V&A, Seminar Room 1, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

    "What is LGBTQ art? This question goes to the nature of art itself as well as LGBTQ identities and cultures. Using key objects in the V&A’s collection, this course will explore issues such as the relationship between ‘homosexual’ and ‘homoerotic’, trans and gender identities, and some of… more

  • Improving our services for blind and partially sighted people: implementing the Six Steps and more

    2 Nov 2017, 10.00-16.30 (registration & refreshments from 9.30), Aberdeen Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW

    Aims:To assess progress in implementing the Six Steps programmeTo develop awareness of good practice within the region and elsewhere in working with blind and partially sighted people To develop skills in working with visually impaired people To begin to plan a programme for MANIL 2018Further details & bookings from… more

  • Improving our services for blind and partially sighted people: implementing the Six Steps and more

    3 Nov 2017, 10.00-16.30 (registration & refreshments from 9.30), The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN

    Aims:To assess progress in implementing the Six Steps programmeTo develop awareness of good practice within the region and elsewhere in working with blind and partially sighted peopleTo develop skills in working with visually impaired peopleTo begin to plan a programme for MANIL 2018Further details & bookings from John Vincent.  … more

  • LGBT rights: what next? panel discussion with Angela Mason, Chris Smith and Peter Tatchell

    6 Nov 2017, starts 18.30, LSE Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, Lincoln's Inn Field, London

    "What has been achieved since the 1967 Sexual Offences Act and the partial discrimination of homosexuality? What hurdles still have to be overcome for LGBT rights? Angela Mason, Chris Smith and Peter Tatchell will discuss these questions and answer your questions. Angela Mason is Labour Councillor of Camden Council, and former… more

  • Stagetext Open Day

    7 November 2017, 13:30 – 19:30, RADA, 62-64 Gower Street, London WC1E 6ED

    "This free open day is ideal for theatres, museums, galleries, and arts venues from across the UK, please book in advance to avoid missing out."Further info and registration via Eventbrite.… more

  • GFEST: Gaywise FESTival 2017

    13-25 November 2017, London-wide

    "London’s annual 'All Arts, All Welcome' GFEST films, performances, visual art exhibition and debates tell awesome LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and intersex) stories of “Arts Protest” from all over the world. Organised by arts charity Wise Thoughts, GFEST 2017 events will be running from Mon 13 Nov to Sat 25… more

  • All Inclusive: Championing Diversity in Museums

    24 January 2018, Thinktank, Birmingham

    "An interactive day addressing the essential issue of how museums can diversify their audiences and workforce.Through a series of of talks, discussion, debate and exchange, this event explores how museums can become truly inclusive spaces and representational platforms, and champion equality at every level.This event is for anyone… more

  • Museums and Wellbeing Week 2018

    12-18 March 2018, across UK

    "The National Alliance for Museums, Health & Wellbeing is coordinating the third National Museums & Wellbeing Week from 12-18 March 2018. This will be an opportunity for museums to showcase their health & wellbeing offer and raise awareness of this valuable area of work. Further details of how you can get… more