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  Updated 5 July 2020 

  Welcome!

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.

If you’d like to join the tiny organising teams don’t be shy -  please step forward and tell us!

    Events Listings:

  • 6 July Chill Out Mondays social on Skype. Join in at 8.30pm. For details email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk 
  • 9 July Ex Libris book reading group chat on Skype at 11am. For details email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk 
  • 23 July Ex Libris book reading group chat on Skype at 11am. For details email chilloutmondays@live.co.uk 
  • 1 August Shrewsbury Pink Picnic. 2pm till 4pm. In the Quarry park. A decision on what format this event will take (if it can go ahead) will be made on 30 July.

    Latest News:  

  • Shrewsbury is opening up bit by bit. Our annual Pink Picnic in the Quarry is scheduled for Saturday 1st August. As an outdoor event with social distancing it will pose a low risk but we will need to see what the official guidance is at the time. We hope it will go ahead, but we can't yet be sure. We will make a decision about its format on Thursday 30 July. 
  • Chill Out Mondays has had around seven people each month on our Skype call social (in place of the OMH). Get into your Going Out gear and get in the mood to party! Log on Monday 6 July at 8.30pm for thirty or forty minutes. If you haven't joined in yet get the Skype app, charge your phone or pc, and email ChillOutMondays@live.co.uk at least an hour beforehand for the link. It would be nice to see you!
  • 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 read about it and send in your story here
  • Older LGBT? The University of York is doing research into the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on older LGBT people . You can find out about it here.
  • It's 50 years since the Gay Liberation Front started its campaigning. GLF was commemorated recently in a London march which is on video
  • And some light relief; Our Parents Ran a Secret Porn Empire! news story here
  • National / international LGBT News here
  • Midlands LGBT News here.  And the March edition of Midlands Zone magazine can be viewed here (scroll to bottom).