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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.

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Collection of Tom Dingley's portraits on display

New Cross community library  27 February 10am to 5pm

The collection will be exhibiting a range of Tom Dingley's portraits - viewed in the picture gallery.

 Free
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LGBT+ Forum Screening of 'Under Your Nose'

Civic Suite  27 February 7pm to 10pm

Free screening of 'Under Your Nose' (plus guest speakers).

 Free
Select a date from the calendar. 

Film Showing Free

The Library at Deptford Lounge 26 February 5pm to 7pm

Weekly Film Showing

Address: LIBRARY, DEPTFORD LOUNGE, 9 GIFFIN STREET, LONDON, SE8 4RJ

Fifty Plus LGBT group

Metro Centre 27 February 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

Collection of Tom Dingley's portraits on display Free

New Cross community library 28 February 10am to 5pm

The collection will be exhibiting a range of Tom Dingley's portraits - viewed in the picture gallery.

Address: New Cross Library, 283 285 New Cross Road, London, Se14 6As

Film screening - To celebrate LGBT History Month 2018 (15) Free

 28 February 1pm to 3pm

Film screening - To celebrate LGBT History Month 2018 come and join us. Book displays and booklist promoting and celebrating LGBT month in Lewisham Library and Information Service

Address: Access Point, Downham Library, 7 9 Moorside Road, Bromley, Br1 5Ep

Film screening - To celebrate LGBT History Month 2018 come and join us.  Free

The Library at Deptford Lounge 28 February 5pm to 7pm

Film screening - To celebrate LGBT History Month 2018 come and join us. Book displays and booklist promoting and celebrating LGBT month in Lewisham Library and Information Service.

Address: LIBRARY, DEPTFORD LOUNGE, 9 GIFFIN STREET, LONDON, SE8 4RJ

Film Showing Free

The Library at Deptford Lounge 28 February 5pm to 7pm

Weekly Film Showing

Address: LIBRARY, DEPTFORD LOUNGE, 9 GIFFIN STREET, LONDON, SE8 4RJ

Lewisham Labour LGBT fundraiser Free

New Cross community library 28 February 7pm to 9.30PM

Come and support Lewisham Labour LGBT fundraiser

Address: New Cross Library, 283 285 New Cross Road, London, Se14 6As

This Is Who I Am: LabLew LGBT Forum event

New Cross community library 28 February 7pm to 9pm

Reading of testimonies from LGBT+ refugees about their experiences of fleeing their home countries. Hosted by human rights theatre company Ice&Fire.

Address: New Cross Library, 283 285 New Cross Road, London, Se14 6As

METRO Live Free

 28 February 7pm to 9pm

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

METRO Zest  Free

 2 March 

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  2 March 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

METRO Live Free

 7 March 7pm to 9pm

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

METRO Zest  Free

 9 March 

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  9 March 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

METRO Live Free

 14 March 7pm to 9pm

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

METRO Zest  Free

 16 March 

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  16 March 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

METRO Zest  Free

 23 March 

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

Address: UNIT 3, EQUITABLE HOUSE, 7 GENERAL GORDON SQUARE, WOOLWICH, SE18 6FH

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  23 March 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.