Protest in aid of driver
Article in Burnley Express 11th July 1978
Uproar over that club
Front page article about public meeting in Burnley Evening Star Saturday July 31st 1971
Letter of Support
A letter of support for the project from Sir Ian McKellan...

Discovering LGBT In East Lancashire

Hidden Histories is a LGBT project, part of Lancashire LGBT to discover and celebrate
the LGBT history of Burnley and East Lancs past and present.
It is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and is working with volunteers on a wide range of activities. We have :
  • Designed and launched a LGBT Heritage Trail in the centre of Burnley.
  • Uncovered forgotten stories of LGBT life in East Lancashire.
  • Interviewed members of the local LGBT community.
  • Produced an exhibition that can be shown at libraries, community groups, LGBT venues.
  • Run workshops at LGBT history conference
  • Written articles and been interviewed for local and national media.
We need volunteers to:
  • Share your story
  • Interview volunteers
  • Take part in a theatrical performance
  • Research archives and newspapers
  • Staff exhibitions
On this website you can follow the LGBT Heritage Trail in Burnley, find out more about the history of gay badges in the 1970s and 1980s, view a LGBT timeline and keep up to date with all the activities of the project.