Wimborne Minster

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Wimborne Minster
Wimborne Minster is a town in East Dorset, known for its large Anglican church, also called Wimborne Minster.

LGBT history

Wimborne has been associated with the legend of Pope Joan.

In 1994 there was opposition to Phil Webb being elected mayor of Wimborne because of his bisexuality.[1]


  1. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/nasty-outing-for-a-wouldbe-mayor-are-the-folk-of-wimborne-minster-ready-for-gay-rocker-phil-webb-not-as-a-figurehead-theyre-not-and-some-are-playing-dirty-nicholas-roe-reports-1434685.html The Independent, 9 May 1994