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LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Photo portrait of Simeon Solomon
Photo of Simeon Solomon
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.
 
Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm
It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity
No need to book; everyone is welcome.
The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.
For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Photo of Billy Preston raising his right hand in a clenched fist
Photo of Billy Preston
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.
 
Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm
It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity
No need to book; everyone is welcome.
The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.
For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Portrait of the Chevelier D'eon de Beaumont
Portrait of the Chevelier D'Eon de Beaumont
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.

Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm
It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity
No need to book; everyone is welcome.
The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.
For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Photo of Quentin Crisp
Portrait of Quentin Crisp
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.

Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm
It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity
No need to book; everyone is welcome.
The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.
For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Album cover for 'My soul is a witness' by Billy Preston.
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.

Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm

It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity

No need to book; everyone is welcome.

The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.

For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Photo of Freddie Mercury playing the piano, dressed in a black and white haerlequin jumpsuite.
 
Photo of Freddie Mercury.
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.

Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm

It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity

No need to book; everyone is welcome.

The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.

For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

 'Vada those Vibrations. Bona inna Babylone. The Lift is coming. At last! A gay one-nighter with a difference. The lift will elevate you with hot funk, hard reggae, and modern dance music. Come as you are and do what you will. Sleaze with ease! flash with trash! The lift is going up at 11pm on Thursdays from 17th June at the Gargoyle Club, 69 Dean Street, London W1. Free membership. Admission £3. Bring your friends! Brign your Mother! All human beings welcome.'
 
Poster for The Lift.
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.
 
Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm

It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity

No need to book; everyone is welcome.

The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.

For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Portrait of David Bowie dressed as Ziggy Stardust
 
Portrait of David Bowie dressed as Ziggy Stardust
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.

Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm

It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity

No need to book; everyone is welcome.

The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.

For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:00

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Portrait of the Reverend Basil Bouchier
 
Portrait of the Reverend Basil Bourchier.
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.

Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm

It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity

No need to book; everyone is welcome.

The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.

For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

LGBTQ Historical Tour Soho

Painting of the Chevelier D'eon de Beaumont
Photo from inside The Lift nightclub.
 
The tour covers 300 years of LGBTQ history, and gives an overview of the many different communities who have settled in the area, including French Communards, Huguenots, and the vibrant Jewish community in Soho. Find out more about the characters who have lived challenging and inspiring lives, making unique contributions to science, the arts, culture, the community, politics and LGBTQ rights. Appreciate the diversity of Soho’s culture and history amidst the vibrancy of its streets today.
 
Meet outside Soho Theatre at 2pm

It costs £10 (£5 concessions) with the proceeds of the tour helping support the work of the charity

No need to book; everyone is welcome.

The whole tour is outside, so please wrap up warm if need be.

For more info click here

Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 14:00 to 15:45

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