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  Updated 27 July 2020 

    Events Listings:

  • 1 August Shrewsbury Pink Picnic. 2pm till 4pm. In the Quarry park. Government guidance currently permits group events of up to 30 people if social distancing is enforced. The event is going ahead (subject to any change in government guidance). Please bring your own food and drink, and something to sit on, as stuff can't be shared this year!
  • 3 August Chill Out Mondays social on Skype. Join in at 8.30pm. For details email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk 
  • 3 August Launch of Pink Mondays with Miss Penny at The Grove pub, Belle Vue Road, Shrewsbury SY3 7NN. 7pm-11pm.
  • 5 August Shropshire Fire Service taster day for LGBT+ people interested in working as a fire fighter. Telford Central Fire Station 1.30pm and 3.30pm. To book a place 01743 260441/236 
  • 6 August Ex Libris book reading group chat on Skype at 11am. For details email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk 
  • 13 August Film Gen Silent with introduction and Q&A with the producer and the director. 7.30pm on line. Details 
  • 20 August Ex Libris book reading group chat on Skype at 11am. For details email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk 
  • 5 September Shropshire Fire Service taster day for people interested in working as a fire fighter who identify as Black, Asian and minority ethnic, women or LGBT+. Telford Central Fire Station 8.30 and 10.30. To book a place 01743 260441/236 

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    Latest News:  

  • Shrewsbury Pink Picnic is looking good for Saturday 1st August! Government guidance is for up to 30 people with social distancing. The weather forecast is for 20 degrees with a light breeze and bright intervals - so great picnicking weather!! Bring your own food/drink and something to sit on. (We won't be able to share stuff this year). Look forward to seeing you there for a great time together! Location is the usual spot half way down the hill between the top gates and the statue of Hercules. Look out for the rainbow flags! (Note: if government guidance changes before 1st August we will update this information.)
  • Havana/C21 have advised us that for the foreseeable future Havana will be open on Monday evenings but with no live show ie no DJ and no cabaret act. Zone magazine will not be produced until October at the earliest. The good news is that each Monday evening the Grove pub in Belle Vue will hold a LGBT night instead. Called Pink Mondays it'll run from 7pm to 11pm. Find the Grove in Belle Vue Road. On 3rd August they'll be joined by drag diva Miss Penny between 7pm and 10pm. 
  • Chill Out Mondays meets on line (Skype) on the first Monday each month. So join us at 8.30pm for an hour of social chat! (Download the Skype app and email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk to receive an invitation.) 
  • Shropshire Fire Service is holding two taster days for LGBT+ people with an interest in becoming a fire fighter. See dates and details under Events. Booking required. 
  • SAND and Age UK are screening  the ground breaking one hour documentary Gen Silent which follows the personal stories of older and old LGBT people as they re-enter the closet in supported living. The film will be followed by a Q&A with the producer and director. 13 August at 7.30pm. The screening will be online.. Booking details here. 
  • SOFFA Marmalade, the support group for anyone with a family member who is transitioning or who is considering doing so, will be holding their monthly meetings on Zoom. For info about the next virtual monthly support meeting please email soffamarmalade@hotmail.com
  • Greenwich Metro Centre is celebrating Prides by asking people to say what their first experience of a pride was somewhere, sometime in the past half century. You can watch the screening and Q&A here
  • Zumba in Shrewsbury? Peter Roscoe is willing to try to get a LGBT zumba group going once lockdown restrictions end. In the meantime he recommends joining in with Carlie in San Francisco - it's great fun and a great workout. Saturdays at 6pm UK time and it's free. Link
  • National / international LGBT News here
  • Midlands LGBT News here.  And the March edition of Midlands Zone magazine can be viewed here (scroll to bottom).