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  Updated 28 June 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.

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

 Welcome!

    Events Listings:

  • 1 July-20 July Hidden Lives LGBT exhibition at Theatre Severn. Free entry.
  • 1 July Chill Out Mondays social. Old Market Hall cafe bar. From 8.15pm.
  • 1 July Free cabaret Fabulous night with drag artist Shania Pain. Around 11pm in Havana (formerly C:21 club).
  • 6 July Border Women meet at 11am in a town centre location. Details
  • ​8 July Swimming TAGS for anyone identifying as trans. Shortwood School, Limekiln Lane, Wellington TF1 2JA at 7pm. Email to confirm.. 
  • 13 July XYZ youth group meet in a central Shrewsbury location at 2pm.  Details.
  • 13 July Telford LGBT+ hold a coffee event at Costa, Southwater, Telford. 11am. 
  • 15 July Free cabaret Fabulous night with drag artist Mary Golds. Around 11pm in Havana (formerly C:21 club).
  • 20 July Ex Libris LGBT book group. Meet at 1030 in The Hive, Belmont to discuss The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G.Farrell. 
  • ​27 July XYZ youth group meet in a central Shrewsbury location at 2pm. Details.
  • 27 July Pink Picnic from 2pm till 4pm. In the Quarry between top gates and Hercules statue. Bring a picnic/rug. Games!! If wet, we'll be in the bandstand below the Dingle garden.  

    Latest News: 

  • The sun is back! And in July we hold our very own Pink Picnic so it had better stay dry - Saturday 27th. Join us in the Quarry park (between top gates and Hercules statue) between 2pm and 4pm. Bring a picnic and something to sit on if you can. Get ready for a lovely relaxed family occasion, with space hoppers, kite flying and anything else... (If it is wet we'll be in the bandstand nearby).  
  • Free dance classes are being held for LGBT+ under 19s. They're being run by Carla on behalf of XYZ youth group, but if you're under 19, identify as LGBTQ+, and would like to go get in touch with XYZ here. They're free. First one is this Saturday 29 June at 12pm for an hour. 
  • Newport, Shropshire has a gay night this Sunday 30 June. At the Railway Tavern Inn at 8.30pm. It's a first for them which they hope to repeat on the last Sunday every month. 
  • TAGS swimming sessions have changed their regular night to the second Monday each month. See event listing for details. 
  • Please note that this year's Rainbow Film Festival has been postponed to a new date. We expect to hear in August when it will be held. 
  • ​​National / international LGBT News here
  • Midlands LGBT News here.  And the monthly Midlands Zone magazine can be viewed here (scroll to bottom).