Web Norwich mapping meeting at OUTPOST Studio with members of the Gay Outdoors Club.png
Web The half lion half fish symbiol from the Yarmouth coats of arms - dating from the 1340 Battle of Sluys - it could be reread as an image of transformation or queerness.png
Web Jenny Bailey Low Res.png
Web Quay Pride Great Yarmouth, one of the towns three gay bars.png
Web Built in 1919, believed to be the oldest surviving concrete urinal in the UK. At the Norwich public meeting we heard about public toilets as former cruising site for gay men. Many public toilets were targeted by police and were later closed.png
Web Talking about Gay bars and clubs of Great Yarmouth.png

Meetings were held as an opportunity to share local LGBTQI+ knowledge, stories and connections in the East of England - these stories are being used to map walking routes.

16 February | Colchester

Outhouse East

11:30 - 1pm | 19 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QX

The meeting was co-led by Ian Giles, Ben Paites and James McDermott 

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22 February | Cambridge

Kettle’s Yard

6:30pm - 8pm | Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ

The meeting was co-led by Ian Giles, Rachel Pimm and Paul Kindersley

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23 February | Norwich

Outpost Studios

3pm - 4:30pm | Gildengate House, Upper Green Ln

The meeting was co-led by Ian Giles, Georgie Manly and Isobel Webster

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24 February | Great Yarmouth

Quay Pride

3pm - 4:30pm | 126 South Quay, Great Yarmouth

The meeting was co-led by Ian Giles, Mark Scott-Wood and Jemma Watts.