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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: 

  • History Festival may be over officially but in Shrewsbury we have more! The University Centre is hosting two free events: 4-14 March the exhibition Back In Time will be displayed in the main Guildhall building, with a talk about their significance on 6 March at 10am. On 13 March at 2pm the half hour film Gen Silent will be screened, exploring how the older generation of LGBT people face going back in the closet as they need care at home or in institutions. 
  • Young people's group XYZ has expanded to two sessions a month in Shrewsbury, plus a monthly session in Telford and in Oswestry. The Shrewsbury sessions are at 2pm on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays every month. The Telford session is on the 1st Saturday at 11am, and the Oswestry session the same day at 2pm. Further info here.
  • Remember Queer As Folk? The truly ground breaking gay sitcom set in Manchester's Canal Street is 20 years old. Owen Jones wrote in the Guardian an insightful retrospective about what it meant to his 14 year old self. You can read it here
  • ​​National / international LGBT News here
  • Midlands LGBT News here.  And the monthly Midlands Zone magazine can be viewed here (scroll to bottom).

    Events Listings:

  • 2 March Border Women meet at 11am in a town centre location. Details
  • 4 March Chill Out Mondays social. Old Market Hall cafe bar. From 8.15pm. 
  • 4 March free cabaret with Vicky Jackson as Pink at Fabulous. Around 11pm in Havana (formerly C:21 club).
  • 4-14 March free exhibition Back In Time at University Centre. 
  • 6 March free talk about the exhibition Back in Time, University Centre at 10am.
  • 9 March XYZ youth group meet in a central Shrewsbury location at 2pm.  Details
  • 13 March Swimming TAGS for anyone identifying as trans. Shortwood School, Limekiln Lane, Wellington TF1 2JA at 6.30pm. Email.
  • 20 March Telford LGBT hold monthly social at 7pm at The Wakes, Theatre Square, Oakengates. Visiting speaker. 
  • 21 March Ex Libris book group meet to discuss Red Dust Road by Jackie Kay. The Hive at 1030. 
  • 23 March XYZ youth group meet in a central Shrewsbury location at 2pm. Details

  Updated 3 March 2019 

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