Events Listings:

  • 5 October Border Women meet at 11am in a town centre location. Details
  • 7 October Chill Out Mondays social. Old Market Hall cafe bar. From 8.15pm.
  • 7 October Free cabaret Fabulous night with Donna Trump. Around 11pm in Havana.
  • ​7 October Swimming TAGS for anyone identifying as trans. Shortwood School, Limekiln Lane, Wellington TF1 2JA at 7pm. Email to confirm.
  • 12 October XYZ youth group in a central Shrewsbury location 2pm.
  • 16 October Telford LGBT+ meeting at The Wakes, Oakengates. 7pm. All are welcome!
  • 17 October Ex Libris LGBT book group. Meet at 1030 in The Hive, Belmont to discuss The Morville House by Katherine Swift.
  • 21 October Free cabaret Fabulous night with Sam Southall. Around 11pm in Havana.
  • 22 October Pride In Football launch event at Shrewsbury Town Football Club. 6pm for 6.30pm start. Reech Community Hub (behind the South stand of STFC off Oteley Road).  
  • ​26 October XYZ youth group in a central Shrewsbury location 2pm. 
  • 28 October Fabulous nightclub Hallowe'en Special

  Updated 15 October 2019 

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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:  

  • LGBT football supporter? Pride in Football is launching at Shrewsbury Town. ​The free Launch Event (with drinks and the possibility of tickets for the match against Gillingham) will have representatives from fellow Pride in Football groups and from the Football Supporters Association's 'Fans For Diversity' project as well as the founders of the Shrewsbury group to talk to. Free hot and cold drinks! 22 October at 18:00 for 18:30 start at the Reech Community Hub, behind the South Stand of the football club on Oteley Road, Shrewsbury.
  • The Old Market Hall's Pride season of film is already under way, and there's another 4 films still to see!  You can book any of them here. And in Oswestry Kinoculture will also be screening LGBT films between 15 November and 4 December. Details of all the films can be found here
  • Would you like to tell your story? Tom Farrell is a student at a local college and is making a short film of interviews with people who identify on the LGBT spectrum so as to help gain better support for LGBT students in his college. If you would like to do it but want to be anonymous then that is easy to arrange, or if you'd prefer to be interviewed as part of a group. Tom offers to meet you somewhere convenient to you. If you'd like to know more, without committing yourself, please email Tom here
  • Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski spoke recently in the UK Parliament about his experience of coming out. You can read about in the Shropshire Star here.  DK also did a radio interview about it and, though rather political, does in the end shine a light on his emotions in coming out. You can listen to him here. His full speech in Westminster Hall can be heard here. It contains references to Shrewsbury including several to Geoff Hardy and also to Shrewsbury Carnival LGBT float.  
  • Shropshire and Telford Hospitals Trust is holding a consultation workshop event to find out how treatment could be improved. 4 October from 2pm to 5pm at the University Centre, Shrewsbury. You can register here
  • SOFFA Marmalade support group for people with a family member who is transitioning are holding a meeting on the Shropshire border at Codsall. 12 October between 1pm and 4pm at the fire station in Codsall/Bilbrook. Trains every 30 minutes between Shrewsbury and Codsall (or hourly to Bilbrook).
  • 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.   
  • ​​National / international LGBT News here
  • Midlands LGBT News here.  And the monthly Midlands Zone magazine can be viewed here (scroll to bottom).