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Events of LGBT interest

We are committed to embracing the diversity of all our residents and there are many events throughout the year to celebrate the contributions that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people have made to all aspects of public life.

Select a date from the calendar. 

Gay-friendly women's hockey club

 1 May 7.30PM to 9.30PM

We're recruiting gay-friendly players of all abilities.

Address: SPORTS GROUND, LENNARD ROAD, BECKENHAM, BR3 1QW

Body Positive Yoga

Greenwich West Community and Arts Centre 3 May 8am to 9am

Yoga in a supportive, spiritual environment for all - Transgender and queer inclusive.

Address: 141 GREENWICH HIGH ROAD, GREENWICH, SE10 8JA

METRO Zest  Free

 5 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 11-16-year-olds.

Address:

METRO Live Free

 5 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 16-25-year-olds.

Address:

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  5 May 8pm to 10pm

The TAGS is a swimming group for transgender and gender non-binary people who want to swim.

Address: GLASS MILL LEISURE CENTRE, 41 LOAMPIT VALE, LEWISHAM, LONDON, SE13 7FT

Gay-friendly women's hockey club

 8 May 7.30PM to 9.30PM

We're recruiting gay-friendly players of all abilities.

Address: SPORTS GROUND, LENNARD ROAD, BECKENHAM, BR3 1QW

Body Positive Yoga

Greenwich West Community and Arts Centre 10 May 8am to 9am

Yoga in a supportive, spiritual environment for all - Transgender and queer inclusive.

Address: 141 GREENWICH HIGH ROAD, GREENWICH, SE10 8JA

Monthly LGBT get together Free

 10 May 6pm to 7pm

Each month we host an LGBT get together here in the hub.

Address: PHOENIX COMMUNITY HOUSING THE GREEN MAN, 355 BROMLEY ROAD, LONDON, SE6 2RP

METRO Zest  Free

 12 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 11-16-year-olds.

Address:

METRO Live Free

 12 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 16-25-year-olds.

Address:

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  12 May 8pm to 10pm

The TAGS is a swimming group for transgender and gender non-binary people who want to swim.

Address: GLASS MILL LEISURE CENTRE, 41 LOAMPIT VALE, LEWISHAM, LONDON, SE13 7FT

Gay-friendly women's hockey club

 15 May 7.30PM to 9.30PM

We're recruiting gay-friendly players of all abilities.

Address: SPORTS GROUND, LENNARD ROAD, BECKENHAM, BR3 1QW

Body Positive Yoga

Greenwich West Community and Arts Centre 17 May 8am to 9am

Yoga in a supportive, spiritual environment for all - Transgender and queer inclusive.

Address: 141 GREENWICH HIGH ROAD, GREENWICH, SE10 8JA

METRO Zest  Free

 19 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 11-16-year-olds.

Address:

METRO Live Free

 19 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 16-25-year-olds.

Address:

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  19 May 8pm to 10pm

The TAGS is a swimming group for transgender and gender non-binary people who want to swim.

Address: GLASS MILL LEISURE CENTRE, 41 LOAMPIT VALE, LEWISHAM, LONDON, SE13 7FT

Gay-friendly women's hockey club

 22 May 7.30PM to 9.30PM

We're recruiting gay-friendly players of all abilities.

Address: SPORTS GROUND, LENNARD ROAD, BECKENHAM, BR3 1QW

Body Positive Yoga

Greenwich West Community and Arts Centre 24 May 8am to 9am

Yoga in a supportive, spiritual environment for all - Transgender and queer inclusive.

Address: 141 GREENWICH HIGH ROAD, GREENWICH, SE10 8JA

METRO Zest  Free

 26 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 11-16-year-olds.

Address:

METRO Live Free

 26 May 

Supportive and inclusive group for LGBTQ 16-25-year-olds.

Address:

The Pink Walrus

Upstairs at The Signal 26 May 7pm

An evening of cocktails, cabaret and music

Address: 7 Devonshire Road, London, Se23 3He

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  26 May 8pm to 10pm

The TAGS is a swimming group for transgender and gender non-binary people who want to swim.

Address: GLASS MILL LEISURE CENTRE, 41 LOAMPIT VALE, LEWISHAM, LONDON, SE13 7FT

Gay-friendly women's hockey club

 29 May 7.30PM to 9.30PM

We're recruiting gay-friendly players of all abilities.

Address: SPORTS GROUND, LENNARD ROAD, BECKENHAM, BR3 1QW

Event themes throughout the year

LGBT history month

LGBT history month takes place every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. It is also intended to raise awareness of, and combat prejudice against the LGBT community.

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

Each spring, agencies across the UK hold events specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender prospective parents, as part of LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week.

International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)

IDAHO takes place on 17 May and is a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities. It highlights that violence and discrimination against LGBT people must be tackled openly.

Pride

These celebrations throughout the world emphasize LGBT visibility and being proud of your identity.

London Pride / Brighton Pride

Anti-bullying week 

Taking place in November Anti-bullying week is an opportunity to raise awareness of homophobia especially amongst children and young people.

 

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