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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. 

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 19 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 20 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 21 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 22 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  22 February 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 Pink Walrus

The Signal Pub  22 February 10pm to 2am

LGBTQ+ night with DJ, party vibes and more!

Address: 7 Devonshire Road, London, Se23 3He

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 23 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 24 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 25 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 26 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

Fifty Plus LGBT group

Metro Centre 26 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

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 27 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

LGBTQ+ Book Displays Free Council

Lewisham Library 28 February - all day

Browse the selections of LGBTQ+ literature, with special displays including BAME LGBTQ+ recommended books, throughout February.

Address: LEWISHAM LIBRARY, 199 201 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6LG

Peace Reconciliation Activism: Where are we now?  Free

Civic Suite 1 March 7pm to 10pm

Peace - Reconciliation - Activism Where Are We Now? HIV ART PrEP & Sexual Health

Address: Civic Suite, Catford Road, London, Se6 4Ru

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  1 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

Electric Watermleon LGBT+ event 'We Do Big Disco'

 6 March 8am to 2pm

A fab of Disco and so much more!!

Address: FOX AND FIRKIN, 316 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, HITHER GREEN, LONDON, SE13 6JZ

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  8 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

TAGS swimming group

Glass Mill Leisure Centre  15 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.

 

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Monthly market on the last Sunday of the month

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