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Calendar

 

We are more than just an annual Pride festival and run a number of LGBT+ groups and events throughout the year. All people are welcome and a friendly, inclusive atmosphere is promised. Have a look at the calendar below to see what's on. Everything is also listed under the calendar if you prefer to see what's on that way.

 

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WEEKLY

 

What: LGBT+ women's fitness group

When: Every Monday, starting on Monday 7th March and running for 16 weeks

Time: 5:45pm - 7:45pm

Location: Dale Street Methodist Church, Leamington Spa, CV32 5HL

Info: Join personal trainer Sarah for fun, accessible fitness sessions to help you feel and become healthier. This group is for LGBT+ women and non-binary people who feel it is for the. All activities can be adapted to suit your level of fitness and access needs. It's free to take part (donations are welcomed), you can drop in any time, and you don't have to attend every week.

What: Proud Youth Nuneaton

When: Every Tuesday

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Hatters Space, Upper Abbey Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5DN

Info: Proud Youth is all the cool stuff we do for LGBT+ people aged 12 - 18. If you're LGBT+ and aged 12 - 18, there's loads for you to get involved in. Proud Youth is a space where you can be yourself and meet other LGBT+ people. Everyone is really friendly and will make you feel welcome. We sometimes go on trips or hold the drop-in outdoors if the weather is nice, so please get in touch before coming for the first time. There will be a Proud Youth sign on the door so you know where to go.

 

What: Proud Youth Leamington

When: Every Thursday

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: St Mark's Church, Rugby Road, Leamington Spa, CV32 6DL

Info: Proud Youth is all the cool stuff we do for LGBT+ people aged 12 - 18. If you're LGBT+ and aged 12 - 18, there's loads for you to get involved in. Proud Youth is a space where you can be yourself and meet other LGBT+ people. Everyone is really friendly and will make you feel welcome. We sometimes go on trips or hold the drop-in outdoors if the weather is nice, so please get in touch before coming for the first time. There will be a Proud Youth sign on the door so you know where to go.

 

What: Proud Youth Rugby

When: Every Saturday

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: The Benn Partnership, Railway Terrace, Rugby, CV21 3HR

Info: Proud Youth is all the cool stuff we do for LGBT+ people aged 12 - 18. If you're LGBT+ and aged 12 - 18, there's loads for you to get involved in. Proud Youth is a space where you can be yourself and meet other LGBT+ people. Everyone is really friendly and will make you feel welcome. We sometimes go on trips or hold the drop-in outdoors if the weather is nice, so please get in touch before coming for the first time. There will be a Proud Youth sign on the door so you know where to go.

 

What: Proud Youth Stratford

When: Every Saturday

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: Foundation House, Masons Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9NB

Info: Proud Youth is all the cool stuff we do for LGBT+ people aged 12 - 18. If you're LGBT+ and aged 12 - 18, there's loads for you to get involved in. Proud Youth is a space where you can be yourself and meet other LGBT+ people. Everyone is really friendly and will make you feel welcome. We sometimes go on trips or hold the drop-in outdoors if the weather is nice, so please get in touch before coming for the first time. There will be a Proud Youth sign on the door so you know where to go.

 

 

MONTHLY

 

What: Virtual LGBT+ Mental Health Peer Support Group

When: First Monday of each month (does not take place on bank holidays)

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Zoom (please see the registration information below)

Info: Our regular LGBT+ mental health support group takes place online via Zoom. The group is for any LGBT+ person to talk about how they are feeling, receive peer support from other LGBT+ people and mental health professionals who are also LGBT+. You will need to register in advance. This is to protect people's identity and safety. You only need to register once. Please register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsduytrToqEtB3abHAOSWoOd5e5FCeakwv. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This is a confidential service, so if you are joining you need to agree to protect other people's right to confidentiality. Everyone will have an opportunity to speak. Everything you say is valid. You will be welcomed and supported.

 

What: LGBT+ Coffee Morning - Leamington

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Coffee #1, 71 Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4RG

Info: A place to relax, be yourself, meet new people, connect with other LGBT+ people, and access advice/support if you need it. There is no cost to attend, although you may need money to get yourself a drink at the cafe. There will be a sign and/or a rainbow flag on our table, so you know where to go. We normally sit on the large table at the front.

 

What: Virtual LGBT+ Photography Club

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Zoom (please see the registration information below)

Info: A monthly group for LGBT+ people who are interested in photography. Your level of skill and the equipment that you have is not important. It's all about your interest and passion, so come along and join us for photography chatter and sharing of any photos that you wish to share with the group. All LGBT+ people are welcome. Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqd-yqrDMjG921JwOLKJ8D22pFrGjJhM4T. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the group.

 

What: Proud Parents

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Coffee #1, 71 Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4RQ

Info: Proud Parents is a monthly group for parents of LGBT+ people and parents who are LGBT+ to talk, get advice and peer support. There is no cost to attend, although you will need money to buy a drink at the cafe. There will be a sign and/or a rainbow flag on our table, so you know where to go. We normally sit on the large table at the front.

 

What: TransTogether

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 2:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Coffee #1, 71 Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4RQ

Info: TransTogether is now available as an in person and a virtual group. Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a face to face social group for trans people. This is a friendly, informal group in a safe and welcoming environment. TransTogether is run by trans people for trans people. There is no cost to attend, although you may need money to get yourself a drink at the cafe. All trans people and invited allies are welcome. Join us for a couple of hours of friendly faces and good conversations. We normally sit on the large table at the front.

 

What: Proud Stratford

When: Second Saturday of each month

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Foundation House, Masons Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9NF

Info: A monthly social group at a community centre in Stratford, where support is also on offer. All LGBT+ people are welcome to come along, meet new people, make friends, socialise and get advice and support if needed. It's free to attend and there will be directions to the Proud room when you enter Foundation House. Please bring your own drinks and snacks as due to our Covid-19 policy we are currently unable to share food or drinks.

 

What: No Barriers

When: Second Saturday of each month

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Foundation House, Masons Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9NF

Info: A monthly social support group for LGBT+ people with learning disabilities. A place to be yourself, make friends and get support. You are welcome to bring family, friends and support workers.

 

What: LGBT+ Coffee Morning - Rugby - RETURNING FACE TO FACE IN 2022

When: Second Saturday of each month

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Rugby - Venue details coming soon

Info: A place to relax, be yourself, meet new people, connect with other LGBT+ people, and access advice/support if you need it. There is no cost to attend, although you will need money to buy drinks.

 

What: Third Thursday Tipple

When: Third Thursday of each month

Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: The Music Cafe, 3 Windsor Court, Greenhill Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6GG

Info: Join us for a friendly, informal monthly social at LGBT+ friendly venue, The Music Cafe. Enjoy drinks, delicious food from the plant based menu, tasty cakes, and live music. Look for a sign and/or rainbow flag on our table and that's where you'll find us.

 

What: Virtual LGBT+ Coffee Morning

When: Third Saturday of each month

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Zoom (please see the registration information below)

Info: A place to relax, be yourself, meet new people, connect with other LGBT+ people, and access advice/support if you need it. You will need to register in advance for this event. This is to so we can protect people's identity and safety as much as possible. You only need to register once. Please register at: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqc-2qpjMsE9SYhca7zuPiV-xoMIJ3PxNf. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. All LGBT+ people and allies are welcome. Pop the kettle on and join us for a couple of hours of friendly faces and good conversations.

 

What: Virtual TransTogether

When: Third Saturday of each month

Time: 2:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Zoom (please see the registration information below)

Info: TransTogether is now available as an in person and a virtual group. Join us on the third Saturday of each month for an online social group for trans people. This is a friendly, informal group in a safe and welcoming environment. TransTogether is run by trans people for trans people. There is no cost to attend. You will need to register in advance for this event. This is to protect people's identity and safety. Please register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvde6grTgqHNycj6X-kLgjvZGlZxVUrjsc. You only need to register once. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. All trans people and invited allies are welcome. Join us for a couple of hours of friendly faces and good conversations.

 

What: Fourth Friday Fish and Chips

When: Fourth Friday of each month

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Kingfisher, 13 Ely Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6LW

Info: A friendly social for LGBT+ people in Stratford-upon-Avon and anyone else who wants to join us. The Kingfisher is an LGBT+ friendly fish and chip shop in the heart of Stratford. Bring yourself and enough money to pay for your meal. We will have a sign on our table so you know where to go.

APRIL

 

What: Proud Parents at Morrisons Leamington

When: Saturday 30th April

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: Brew Bar (front of store), Morrisons, Old Warwick Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 3NU

Info: In partnership with Morrisons Leamington, the first Proud Parents at Morrisons is taking place. This is in addition to our monthly Proud Parents group on the first Saturday of each month. This session is for parents of LGBT+ people. Please email Alex at champion.leamingtonspa@morrisonsplc.co.uk if you are interested in attending.

What: Pride Breakfast Club

When: Saturday 30th April

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Customer Cafe, Morrisons, Old Warwick Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 3NU

Info: In partnership with Morrisons Leamington, the first Pride Breakfast Club is taking place. All LGBT+ people are welcome. Please email Alex at champion.leamingtonspa@morrisonsplc.co.uk if you are interested in attending.

MAY

 

What: Leamington Pride Picnic

When: Sunday 15th May

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA

Info: Join us for the Leamington Pride Picnic at the Pump Room Gardens in Leamington Spa. Everyone is welcome to join us. Bring friends, family and dogs if you wish. It's bring your own food and drink, but we may have some things to share. We will have rainbow flags, so shouldn't be difficult to miss. This is part of a series of Pride Picnics taking place across Warwickshire in the run up to the Warwickshire Pride festival in August.

What: Discussion on Community Mental Health Transformation

When: Wednesday 25th May

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Zoom

Info: Hi, I am Mandy Groves and I work on a new programme as part of the Community Mental Health Transformation, ensuring Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise groups are part of the conversation around transforming mental health. My role is to find out how mental health has affected you, what services are working well and what may need improving. This insight will give the team a clear and honest depiction of how mental health services are currently operating and how they can be transformed. The session will take place on Zoom, and will be an informal discussion. If you don't want your camera on that is fine. If you want to put your thoughts into the chat that is also fine.  All information will be anonymised. Some of the Warwickshire Pride team will be present too. Register to attend at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdOmrpzktGdxEo_lKV0Ep68D4EezEo-4B. Zoom will then send the login details to you.

JUNE

 

What: Meet Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

When: Wednesday 1st June

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Zoom

Info: Join us for a chat with some of the team from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service. Hear about their opportunities, careers, recruitment process, and their efforts to be an LGBT+ inclusive organisation. There will be an opportunity to ask questions too. Register to attend at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpdeGhrj0rGNcj4GtXt2104Kul9iRFloyP. Zoom will then send you the login details.

What: Shipston Pride Picnic

When: Sunday 12th June

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Location announced soon, Shipston on Stour

Info: Join us for the Shipston Pride Picnic. Everyone is welcome to join us. Bring friends, family and dogs if you wish. It's bring your own food and drink, but we may have some things to share. We will have rainbow flags, so shouldn't be difficult to miss. This is part of a series of Pride Picnics taking place across Warwickshire in the run up to the Warwickshire Pride festival in August.

What: Rugby Pride Picnic

When: Sunday 26th June

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Caldecott Park, Rugby, CV21 2DT

Info: Join us for the Rugby Pride Picnic at Caldecott Park in Rugby. Everyone is welcome to join us. Bring friends, family and dogs if you wish. It's bring your own food and drink, but we may have some things to share. We will have rainbow flags, so shouldn't be difficult to miss. This is part of a series of Pride Picnics taking place across Warwickshire in the run up to the Warwickshire Pride festival in August.

JULY

 

What: Nuneaton Pride Picnic

When: Sunday 3rd July

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Riversley Park, Nuneaton, CV11 5TU

Info: Join us for the Nuneaton Pride Picnic at Riversley Park in Nuneaton. Everyone is welcome to join us. Bring friends, family and dogs if you wish. It's bring your own food and drink, but we may have some things to share. We will have rainbow flags, so shouldn't be difficult to miss. This is part of a series of Pride Picnics taking place across Warwickshire in the run up to the Warwickshire Pride festival in August.

What: Warwickshire Pride's Got Talent

When: Friday 8th July

Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: Leamington Spa

Info: Warwickshire Pride's Got Talent is back for the first time since 2019. Contestants will showcase their talents and battle to be crowned champion and win a headline slot at this year's Warwickshire Pride festival. A panel of judges will critique each contestant, before the audience votes for the winner. On the night there will be guest performances from past contestants and some of the judges, including Sassi Afrika giving a world exclusive first performance of her new single. Contestant applications and audience tickets will be available soon.

What: Stratford Pride Picnic

When: Sunday 17th July

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Recreation Ground, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BE

Info: Join us for the Stratford Pride Picnic at the Recreation Ground in Stratford-upon-Avon. Everyone is welcome to join us. Bring friends, family and dogs if you wish. It's bring your own food and drink, but we may have some things to share. We will have rainbow flags, so shouldn't be difficult to miss. This is part of a series of Pride Picnics taking place across Warwickshire in the run up to the Warwickshire Pride festival in August.

AUGUST

 

What: Warwickshire Pride 2022

When: Saturday 20th August

Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm

Location: Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA

Info: The Warwickshire Pride festival returns properly for the first time since 2019 (thanks, Covid). Expect a fabulous rainbow marketplace of stalls, food and drink, performances and entertainment, a fairground, women's tent, bi zone, trans zone, youth tent, quiet zone, a dog show, talks, workshops, and for the first time in Warwickshire Pride history... A Pride March through the heart of Leamington Spa. Head to our festival page for all the info.

What: Warwickshire Pride After Party

When: Saturday 20th August

Time: 8:00pm - Late

Location: Details coming soon

Info: The Warwickshire Pride after party returns... More information coming soon!

 

 

 

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