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Events of LGBT interest

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.

Electric Watermelon LGBT+ event 'We Do Big Disco'

6 March 8am to 2pm

This event takes place monthly on day 6 from 2 March to 6 December

Address:

Fox And Firkin
316 Lewisham High Street
SE13 6JZ

A fab of Disco and so much more!!

Cost:

£5

Booking information

Contact: https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2413/electric-watermelon-we-do-good-disco-take-over-tickets https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2413/electric-watermelon-we-do-good-disco-take-over-tickets

Tel: 07806688696

Email: https://www.outsavvy.com/event/2413/electric-watermelon-we-do-good-disco-take-over-tickets

Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/1995292150774439/

TAGS swimming group

8 March 8:30pm to 10:30pm and 15 March 8:30pm to 10:30pm

Glass Mill Leisure Centre 

Address:

Glass Mill Leisure Centre
41 Loampit Vale
Lewisham
SE13 7FT

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

Cost: 

Website:
http://www.tagswim.co.uk/

Suitable for:

  • Anyone

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.