How can the archive be explored to find new narratives and queer histories?


How can we present stories about our queer ancestors when language and social identities are vastly different?


How can we see ourselves in stories from the past?


Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund writer and performer Tom Marshman led a two hour workshop ‘Queering Archives’, to uncover stories of local LGBTQ people of Gloucester via a range of archive material, bringing local stories to the fore, alongside performance ‘Jenny’.


The above graphic illustrates the workshop’s approach to working with and queering archives.