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    Events Listings:

  • 2 September Chill Out Mondays social. Old Market Hall cafe bar. From 8.15pm.
  • 2 September Free cabaret Fabulous night with Vicky Jackson as Pink. Around 11pm in Havana.
  • 7 September Border Women meet at 11am in a town centre location. Details
  • 7 September Telford diversity and unity event at Wellington market square. 12pm to 4pm. Music, food, speakers. Why not go by train or bus? Frequent services take 12 minutes.
  • ​9 September Swimming TAGS for anyone identifying as trans. Shortwood School, Limekiln Lane, Wellington TF1 2JA at 7pm. Email to confirm.
  • 14 September XYZ youth group resumes in a central Shrewsbury location 2pm.
  • 16 September Free cabaret Fabulous night with drag artist Martha D'Arthur. Around 11pm in Havana.   
  • 19 September Ex Libris LGBT book group. Meet at 1030 in The Hive, Belmont to discuss The Horseman's Word by Roger Garfitt.
  • 22 September Opening film of Old Market Hall's Pride Month: Are You Proud? 7.30pm at Old Market Hall. Tickets here.  
  • 26 September On The Red Hill - illustrated talk by writer and broadcaster Mike Parker. 7.30pm at United Reformed Church hall, Church Stretton SY6 6BY. Tickets £5 from Burway Books. Why not go by train - leave Shrewsbury 1852, leave Stretton 2123.
  • 28 September XYZ youth group in a central Shrewsbury location 2pm. 
  • 28 September Open session to share ideas for History Month 2021. At The Hive from 1pm to 4pm. Free tickets here.  

  Updated 31 August 2019 

This is the site for all the Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans stuff happening in the Shrewsbury area. Several groups meet regularly, and extra stuff happens too. The site's eleven pages contain links to everything. ​If you have something to add please tell us.

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    Latest News: 

  • This year's Rainbow Film Festival has been replaced by two series of LGBTQ+ films, one in Shrewsbury and one in Oswestry. The Old Market Hall will screen a feature film every Sunday evening for five weeks between 22 September and 27 October. Oswestry's Kinoculture will screen its four films between 15 November and 4 December. Details of all the films can be found here. The organisers have said they are confident of holding another festival weekend of film in 2020.
  • Calling Shropshire Multisexuals! However you identify - Bi, Pan, Asexual or Queer - a new facebook group has been launched to provide safe discussion space for people who don't fit the hetero/homo binary. Link here.   
  • Wellington is hosting a diversity and unity event on 7 September with music, food, speakers in the market square. Details below.
  • Welsh writer and broadcaster Mike Parker will present his book 'On The Red Hill' to an audience at Church Stretton 26 September. Details below. 
  • Want to help shape February's LGBT History Month celebrations? Then come to a meeting in The Hive to shape them... 28 September from 1pm till 4pm. Free booking details below.
  • SOFFA Marmalade support group for people with a family member who is transitioning have announced their autumn meeting schedule: 28 September in Cannock Fire Station 1pm, 12 October in Codsall, 30 November in Birmingham. 
  • ​​National / international LGBT News here
  • Midlands LGBT News here.  And the monthly Midlands Zone magazine can be viewed here (scroll to bottom).