Jane Traies, author of Now You See Me and one of the speakers at the LGBT+ EQUALS ME exhibition at Charleston, Firle. Photograph: Justin Lycett/ SUS-200802-120916001Jane Traies, author of Now You See Me and one of the speakers at the LGBT+ EQUALS ME exhibition at Charleston, Firle. Photograph: Justin Lycett/ SUS-200802-120916001
Jane Traies, author of Now You See Me and one of the speakers at the LGBT+ EQUALS ME exhibition at Charleston, Firle. Photograph: Justin Lycett/ SUS-200802-120916001 | JPIMedia

Exhibition exploring LGBTQ+ history in East Sussex starts

A touring exhibition looking at the LGBTQ+ heritage of East Sussex has launched.

LGBT+ Equals Me, curated by young people and which features artwork, a short film and interviews, ran at the hay barn of Charleston Trust, in Firle, on Saturday (February 8) and Sunday (February 9). The project, funded by the National Heritage Lottery, will now run at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery from February 18 to May 3 and a short film will be screened at Towner Eastbourne on February 25 at 5.30pm.