ICMP is to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of carefully curated online events.

Running throughout the month, events will include a Songwriters’ Circle with rising pop talent Emily Burns to a masterclass with trans icon Mykki Blanco. 

Other dates in the diary for February 2021 include open mic sessions, queer networking events and an LGBTQ+ Trivia Night hosted by drag queen Spice. 

Commenting, Lisa Wadham, ICMP’s Events & Student Acquisition Manager, said: 

We’re committed to celebrating equality and diversity at ICMP and this programme of LGBTQ+ History Month events demonstrates our culture of inclusivity and some great musical talent."

“From drag queens to trans artist and activist Mykki Blanco, there’s some brilliant events taking place across February which we hope will both entertain and inspire. We’re looking forward to seeing you there.”

Here are some of the highlights of the month. 


Friday 12th February | LGBTQ+ Trivia Night 

Drag queen Spice will be hosting a quiz night with a fun bingo twist and treating us to some brilliant performances! Put your thinking hats on, the winner will walk away with a £50 gift card of their choice. 

Monday 15th February | Songwriters’ Circle with Emily Burns

Contemporary singer songwriter sensation Emily Burns will discuss her way into the music industry and essential advice for anyone wanting to follow in her footsteps. 

Find out more 

Wednesday 17th February | Masterclass with Mykki Blanco 

The brilliant artist, musician and political activist Mykki Blanco will be discussing their career and taking questions from the student audience. 

Find out more 

Friday 24th February | Queer & A Panel 

ICMP’s Caitlin Murphy-Page will host a Q&A with former ICMP student and artist Joshua 'Satch' Satchell, current ICMP student Lauren Hood and Dr. Elesha Vooght, a sexual wellness doctor at Kandid. The panel will be discussing all things LGBTQ+.

Students should head to our community platform ICMPLife.com to find out more, you can also view the full month's listings here.

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