There will be a Bi Awareness Event facilitated by Emily from the Leeds Bi Group on Wednesday 22nd February 6.30pm in the Equity Centre. If you are interested in coming, the deadline for booking a place is Thursday 16th. If you would like to know more or book a place then ring Rach on 01274 727759.
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Two undergraduate students from the University of Exeter are conducting research investigating the impacts of stigma amongst gay men as part of their final year project. Their project is being supervised by Dr David Doyle, a research leader in the area of stigma and sexual minorities.
Celebrate LGBT History Month at Leeds City Museum with this FREE programme of films, stalls, activities and talks organised by Leeds Queer Film Festival on 18 February 2017 11-3pm. All are welcome to come along and get involved!
A selection of films on LGBT History from past festivals will be screened and there will be a panel discussion on local LGBT history.
There’ll be stalls of various local LGBT community groups so that you can find out about the great long-running and more recent LGBT support groups, campaigning groups and social groups in our city. This will be a great opportunity to find out about the work they do, how to get involved, support them, or how to get access to services you need.
There will also be various activities and workshops so you can tell your own story or just have some fun! They’ll all be on a drop-in basis throughout the day. Workshops will include:
Create DIY short films with Leeds Queer Film Festival FREE two day workshop for beginner film makers on Saturday 11th and 18th Feb at Leeds City Museum. Learn how to write, create, film and edit your own short film using your smart phone.
This workshop is for anybody over 18 who identifies as queer and has an interest in films. You do not need to have any experience. Participants will be using their smartphone to create short films with any completed ones to be shown at Leeds Queer Film Festival in March.
New Bollywood Zumba classes will be starting on Saturday 11th Feb from 11am-12pm. All LGBT people welcome. Why not come try this new fitness class with a difference! A perfect way to met new friends! Sessions will cost £3.50.
February is LGBT History Month. As well as all our regular meet ups, there will be a number of additional events. Below is a brief summary, and for more details you can contact Rachel on 01274 727759 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1st – 4th Febuary
‘OUT’ – A New Play at 7.30pm, Bradford Playhouse Tuesday 7th February
Non-Binary and Intersex session 1:15-2:15pm, Bradford College Thursday 16th February
Trans awareness session 10-11am, Bradford College Wednesday 22nd February
Bi Awareness Event 6.30 – 8.30pm, Equity Centre, presentation by Emily, Leeds Bi Group Thursday 23rd February
Working Positively with LGB People (Training for Agencies) 10 – 4, Equity Centre, Equity Partnership and Mesmac. Saturday 25th February
Sub Rang and Spice History Month Party – 6 – 10pm, Equity Centre Saturday 25th February
Priscilla Queen of the Delius, 7pm – Late, Delius Arts & Cultural Centre Wednesday 8th March
LGB&T and Adoption & Fostering Event, 6.30 – 8.30pm, Equity Centre
Warm up your glittery cockles this February and join us for PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DELIUS EXPERIENCE, the ultimate get away from the winter blues. Make your way through the chilly night to the warm oasis that is the Delius Arts & Cultural Centre!
Happening on Saturday 25th February as part of LGBT History Month this movie night experience will have a whole host of warming activities including themed food, drinks, décor and drag entertainment, competitions and after party. Step into a winter wonderland like you’ve never seen before.
Interested in participating in a Channel 4 programme featuring Grayson Perry? Swan Films London are looking for LGBT people happy to share their transition / coming out stories for a new series to be filmed in June 2017. The programme with 4 episodes is celebratory and marks milestones in life. Contact Marion on 0203 0959494 for a chat or email her: email@example.com.
Victoria Hall, Saltaire Saturday 4th Feb 2017, 7.30pm ’til Late
The Lavender Cafe Orchestra present their Winter Ball on Saturday 4th Feb. Tickets are £15/£10 for concessions and are available via www.thelavcafe.co.uk. Alternatively, for a chance to win two tickets, answer the three questions below and submit your responses to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 20th Jan. The winner will be announced Tuesday 24th Jan.
1. How should you dress for the Winter Ball?
Dress to Impress
Your Gardening Clothes
2. Who is our cult DJ providing the smooth sound between the orchestral sets?
Tuesday 17th January 2017 6 – 8pm In the Equity Offices, 82 Grattan Road
Workshop sessions designed to increase your understanding of the mind & body link in order to improve your physical and mental wellbeing. Each session will include how to deal with negative emotions, self-awareness exercises and self-help techniques for relaxation, meditation and mindfulness.
Come along and try our Self Defence Class with David Kenyon.
Self Defence is great for building self confidence, fitness, core strength, flexibility, coordination and balance. It includes holds/strikes to pressure points and nerve points, locks, take downs, and knife/gun defence. If this is not for you come along, chill and have a cuppa!
“EP’s trip to Lincoln Christmas Market was a great success. Enjoyed by all, there was lots to see and explore including craft stalls, food, wine tasting and more! Watch this space for other events which we’ll organise in the New Year. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”
We warmly invite you to the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bradford LGB&T Strategic Partnership (Equity Partnership), which will take place on Thursday 26th January 2017 at 6.45 pm (6.00 pm for food) at the Equity Centre, Providence Street, Bradford BD1 2PW. Anyone may attend the event. A light sandwich buffet will be provided.
At the AGM, Equity Partnership members have voting rights, including voting on who may be Trustees, and making amendments to our Constitution (also known as the Memorandum and Articles of Association). Please note that copies of the Annual Report will be available at the AGM meeting. If you would like sight of the document before the meeting this can be mailed out to you on request. If you would like to attend the AGM please email: email@example.com, including any dietary or accessibility requirements.