Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival is celebrating success comes after welcoming a virtual worldwide audience to this year’s event.
In just 36 days, 30 events took place including performances, film screenings, discussions, presentations, workshops and much more. The festival team welcomed a variety of guests from many countries and feedback from our audience was enthusiastic and supportive.
Website analysis allowed the team to identify the various countries visitors to the website came from. Usually, the Festival takes place in Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas.
A festival spokesperson said: “This year the Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival website has attracted visitors from North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.
“In the last 90 days the website has received over 4,700 visitors in total, with over 2,500 of those being unique.
“This shows that the Shrewsbury LGBT+ History Festival has reached a new and worldwide audience and that the important issues and topics raised within the festival’s events are internationally present and relevant. Countries viewing the festival include France, Spain, Thailand, Canada, the USA, Portugal, Italy, India, Malaysia, Finland, Poland, Germany and Brazil!
“Throughout the festival there has been laughter, tears, smiles, joy and most of all – fun! Hearing such positive feedback has been really encouraging to all involved, despite the circumstances the Festival took place under.”
Even though the festival has now come to an end, you can keep up to date with future LGBT+ events and news at https://www.facebook.com/shrewslgbthist