‘LGBT arts and culture for all’

GFest – gayWise LGBT Arts Festival, London’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) cross-art festival was launched on Monday 26th October at the Houses of Parliament. Hosted by David Lammy, MP, GFest 09 launch was attended by Ministers, Members of Parliament, Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes, GFest 09 artists and other dignitaries.

GFest artistic director Niranjan Kamatkar commented, “The very next day of the delightful GFest 09 launch, we also had an ‘LGBT arts and Culture for All’ seminar sponsored by Equality & Human Rights Commission on 27th October. The seminar panel included experts from Strategy and Policy fields, organisation such as BFI and Arts Council England. It was great to see so many distinguished people supporting the festival, the artists and their ideas.”

GFest 09 runs in various venues across London during 9 to 22 November.

Please visit or full festival programme & contacts: http://www.gaywisefestival.org.uk
Niranjan Kamatkar – Artistic Director & GFest 09 team