LGBT MENTAL HEALTH FORUM Friday 10th February – 10am – 12 noon For service users, workers and significant others – have your say about Mental Health services, share information and ideas about good practice. Make a difference and affect good practice in Wolverhampton. LOCATION: Meeting Room, WVSC, 16 Temple Street, Wolverhampton. WV2 4AN.

VALENTINES CELEBRATION Tuesday 14th February – 7pm For singles and couples, fun and games followed by a disco. All welcome, come along for some fun, light refreshments provided. Bring a bottle LOCATION: The Mill House, 5b Bridgnorth Road, Wolverhampton. WV6 8AB.

FREE FILM: DESERT HEARTS Thursday 16th February – 6:30pm Synopsis: It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She’s unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rivers, an open and self-assured lesbian, and the ranchowner’s daughter. The emotions released by their developing intimacy, and Vivian’s insecurities about her feelings towards Cay, are played out against a backdrop of rocky landscapes and country and western songs. LOCATION: The Greyhound, 14 Bond Street, Wolverhampton. WV2 4AS.

LGBT ART AND HISTORY CRAFT DAY Saturday 18th February – 11am – 3pm Come along and have some fun with arts and crafts inspired by some past LGBT artists. LOCATION: TBA – Call 01902 425092 or email Martha@lgbtwolverhampton.org.uk for more details.

LGBT MENTAL HEALTH DISPLAY Monday 20th – 24th February In partnership with the Mental Health Empowerment Team. LOCATION: Penn Hospital, Penn Road, Wolverhampton. WV4 5HN.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS, AND WHAT TO DO WHEN IT GOES WRONG Wednesday 22nd February – 10am – 3pm lgbt Hate Crime/incident awareness and reporting training. Free for LGBT people who live in Wolverhampton. To book your place please EMAIL: Martha@lgbtwolverhampton.org.uk or CALL: 01902 425092.

FREE FILM: GAY BIRMINGHAM: BACK TO BACK Wednesday 29th February – 7pm Synopsis: Join Women & Theatre as they journey through Birmingham’s uncovered LGBT past. Meet Charles, a manual labourer from the 1840s committed to All Saints Asylum for ‘committing unnatural acts’. Meet Fred ‘Freda’ Barnes a Saltley-born butchers boy turned Music Hall Megastar of the 1920s; flamboyant, disgraced and forgotten. In the 1940s meet Annette, wife and mother, as she looks back on meeting the love of her life in wartime inner city Birmingham. And finally meet Leila, a young woman from 2011 searching to find evidence of Someone Like Her in the 1970’s. What can she piece together from the snippets she finds in the old tailors shop? LOCATION: The Greyhound, 14 Bond Street, Wolverhampton. WV2 4AS.

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