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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. 

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  24 August 8.30PM to 10.30PM

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

Fifty Plus LGBT group

Metro Centre 28 August 2pm to 4pm

Social and support group on the last Tuesday of every month for LGBT people over the age of fifty.

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

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  31 August 8.30PM to 10.30PM

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

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  7 September 8.30PM to 10.30PM

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

THE MAGIC THEATRE DANCE EVENT

The London Theatre - New Cross 8 September 8pm to 11.55PM

The iconic 'The Magic Theatre' .... a salon for the tongue-in-cheek bohemian….unique... deliciously glamorous.... and very, VERY good fun...Created for a happy-dancing mixed alliance of all ages, romantic inclinations, party-goers of all gender identities

Address: 443 New Cross Road, London, Se14 6Ta

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  14 September 8.30PM to 10.30PM

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

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.

 

Content Promos

Summer swimming lessons

Free swimming for children under 16

Summer holiday fun

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Get reading this summer

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