Lives of Queer Individuals during FWW

Date: Feb 16
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Theatre

2SLGBTQ+ history advocate and founder of the NL Queer Research Initiative, Sarah Worthman, will discuss her recent research exploration into the lives of queer individuals during the First World War. By sharing this history, she hopes to showcase the complexities of queer joys and sadness experienced by queer people in this period. 

Sarah Worthman (she/her) is the founder and executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Queer Research Initiative, a grassroots organization that was established to commemorate the 2SLGBTQ+ histories of NL.  As a freelance researcher, she has recently been funded by the LGBT Purge Fund to produce and distribute an educational packet on 2SLGBTQ+ persecution during the First World War. 

Non-Member Ticket Price: $11.50

This program is free for members, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your free ticket online or by calling 757-8090.

Events & Programs

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Feeling festive?  Join us to create your very own mummer ornament. In fact, make two – one to take home, and one to place on a special Mummer Tree at The Rooms. The Mummer ornament tree will be on display over the holidays.

Mummers Festival is pleased to present “The Wholly Untrue Origin of the Ugly Stick.” Written and directed by Audrey Gerow, this short, family friendly play offers a playful twist on the beloved ugly stick.  

Puppet Show times at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm in the theatre. Each show is approximately 12 – 15 minutes long.

Suitable for all ages. Included in the cost of admission.

This event is presented in partnership with the 2023 Mummers Festival.