The Rainbow Pilgrims Symposium was held on 14 February 2018 at Buckinghamshire New University.

A Photostory

Opening the Symposium: Prof Margaret Greenfields, IDRICS/New Bucks


Exhibition Curator Ella Hollowood

Project Manager Surat-Shaan Knan

The Panels

Gypsy Roma Traveller (GRT) Panel Chris Lee, Romany Arts

Henry Chapman – GRT LGBT activist








No Safe Passage Panel
Dominic Arnall, Stonewall

Leila Zadeh, UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group

International Perspectives facilitated by Prof Eleonore Kofman

Pliny Soocoormanee, Peter Tatchell Floundation and Dr Moira Dustin, SOGICA

Paul Dillane, Kaleidoscope Trust

Vijay Patel, Multi Media Artist




Faith Panel I: Siobhan Anderson 3FF; Jenny-Anne Bishop OBE




Faith Panel II: (from left to right) Jide Macaulay, House of Rainbow; Dr Syed Haider, Hidayah; Rabbi Aaron Goldstein, Liberal Judaism








Poetry by PJ Samuels


The LGBTQI+ refugee/asylum seeker panel: Cee, Monica and Scotch


Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah

Heritage Lottery Fund South West Representatives

Searle Kochberg