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Event: LGBT Activities Day

The Courthouse Thirsk
Wednesday 6th February

Join us for a special day at The Courthouse, where we will be hosting educational and creative LGBT themed workshops, in celebration of 🏳️‍🌈LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) History Month 2019.

We will be running an afternoon community session in the Courthouse, (2-4pm) as well as an evening session especially for young people; 25 and under (5-7pm) The sessions will include creative workshops inspired by historic LGBT artists and educational workshops on sexual and gender identity supported by Prouder Communites Yorkshire.

Creative Workshops

  • Try your hand at painting watercolour LGBT Flags overlayed with calligraphy of quotes from LGBT writers such as Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf and Walt Whitman.
  • Have a go at painting Ceramic Tiles inspired by LGBT artist Keith Haring, which will then be fired and glazed for you to collect and then take home and keep!
  • Create Frida Kahlo inspired headbands made from paper flowers.

Under 25s ticket, Wednesday 6th February, 5-7pm
Ticket (Under 25 Session) 0.00
Community ticket, Wednesday 6th February, 2-4pm
Ticket (Community Session) 0.00


Disability Access

If you require any special assistance in the workshop, please let us know in advance.

Car Parking

The Courthouse offers disabled parking for Blue Badge owners. If you will be needing to use the disabled parking please contact us prior to arrival so we can reserve you a place in our carpark. 

Wheel Chair Access

The Courthouse has wheel chair access into, and throughout, the building. There is a lift providing access to the second floor and disabled toilet.

If you are coming to a workshop or performance please let us know in advance so we can allocate a space for you in the audience or studio.


If you have purchased a place on a workshop or to one of our performances at The Courthouse and are bringing a carer with you, please let us know when you book your place. Carers are welcome to attend the activity, but if they wish to participate they will need to book a place. 

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs are allowed in the building.

How To Find The Venue

Planning Your Visit

  • A short walk from Thirsk Market Place
  • Local parking
  • Disabled parking, access and toilet
  • Games, books and activities for children
  • Children’s menu
  • Baby changing facilities
  • High chair

Event: LGBT Activities Day

Event: LGBT Activities Day
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