October’s first bi meetups

local groupsSeptember is almost over, and while the rush of events for Bi Visibility Day is behind us, there are upcoming bi meets in the next few days in Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow, London and Brighton.

Manchester BiPhoria meets on Tuesday from 7.30pm at the LGF community centre, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3HF – Richmond Street is in the gay village parallel to Canal Street, just a little closer to the city centre.

Thursday sees bi meets in Cardiff and Brighton, both starting at 6.30pm. For info about Bi Cardiff contact bicardiff@yahoo.co.uk or text 07982 308812; for Brighton BothWays see their website here.

It’s the turn of bis in London on Saturday where the London Bi Coffee Meet is in Spitalfields Market that afternoon: details here.

Bi Glasgow meets on Sunday from 2pm-4pm at Gay Men’s Health center, Fourth Floor 30 Bell Street Merchant City Glasgow G1 1LG. Despite the name of the venue, it’s a mixed group with bis of all genders welcome.

 

Local events around the UK today for @BiVisibilityDay

local groupsSome of the events around the UK today bringing bis together on Bi Visibility Day:

Brighton, bis and allies get-together over ice-cream. From 4-6pm at Gelato Gusto in the North Laine (2 Gardner Street, BN1 1UP). Look out for the BothWays flyers and the Bi Cat on the table

London, an event for over-50s bis at Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, 2pm-7pm and Penderel’s Oak, 283-288 High Holborn 6pm-9pm. Contact: Kate Hancock on kate.hancock@ageukcamden.org.uk

Manchester, an early-evening event hosted by the Co-Operative, with speakers from Bi Community News, BiUK & more. Details and online booking form here. Tickets are limited so beware the event may have sold out by now!

Swansea, from 2pm-5pm a bi “Have Your Say” event, Committee Room 1, Civic Centre. Facebook has details here.

Bi Visibility Day? More like a fortnight!

Bi-coloured UK mapThis year’s Bi Visibility Day events in the UK are stretched out over nine days – at least!  The September23 website sets them out – so far – as follows, while noting that new dates are still coming in to add to the diary.

Manchester, Friday 20 September: BiPhoria will be running a bi outreach stall at the local university student union (Barnes Wallis building), 7pm-9pm.

Manchester, Sunday 22 September: BiPhoria will be hosting a social afternoon for Bi Visibility Day at the LGF centre, Richmond Street. With local bi organising history talk, poster displays, food & drink and more. 2pm-5pm.
Manchester,
Sunday 22 September: BiPhoria pub quiz and social meet-up, 5.30pm into the evening. Quiz starts 6pm. Downstairs function room, Taurus, 1 Canal Street.

Brighton, Monday 23 September: bis and allies get-together over ice-cream. From 4-6pm at Gelato Gusto in the North Laine (2 Gardner Street, BN1 1UP). Look out for the BothWays flyers and the Bi Cat on the table
London,
Monday 23 September: event for over-50s bis at Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, 2pm-7pm and Penderel’s Oak, 283-288 High Holborn 6pm-9pm. Contact: Kate Hancock on kate.hancock@ageukcamden.org.uk
Manchester,
Monday 23 September: evening event hosted by the Co-Operative, with speakers from Bi Community News, BiUK & more. Details and online booking form here.
Sheffield, Monday 23 September: local group is organising a social event, details to be confirmed.
Southampton: Southampton Solent University will have a display about bisexuality in the Mountbatten Library from 23-30 September 2013, organised by the LGBT Staff Network, from 23rd – 30th.
Swansea, Monday 23 September: 2pm-5pm Have Your Say event, Committee Room 1, Civic Centre. Facebook has details here.

Brighton, Tuesday 24 September: “This Is What A Bisexual Looks Like Life Drawing Workshop” from 7-9pm at the Marlborough Theatre above the Marlborough Pub (4 Princes Street, BN2 1RD), hosted by Brighton Bothways.

Manchester, Wednesday 25 September: LGF will be screening a bi themed film and using it as the starting point for a discussion around bi visibility and representation. 6.30pm, LGF centre, Richmond Street.

London, Saturday 28 September: BiFete – 2pm-8pm at Brixton Community Base, £3 entry – details here. 

Upcoming bi meets around the country

local groupsSeptember is here and while there is lots going on later in the month for Bi Visibility Day, there are upcoming bi meets in the next few days in Glasgow and Manchester, Cardiff and Brighton. In London there’s even a panel debate about bisexuality with a focus on the workplace.

Bi Glasgow meets today, Sunday 1st September, from 2pm-4pm at Gay Men’s Health center, Fourth Floor 30 Bell Street Merchant City Glasgow G1 1LG. Despite the name of the venue, it’s a mixed group with bis of all genders welcome.

Manchester BiPhoria meets on Tuesday 3rd, from 7.30pm at the LGF community centre, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3HF – Richmond Street is in the gay village parallel to Canal Street, just a little closer to the city centre.

In London on Wednesday evening, there’ll be a Bisexuality Panel Debate at Citi bank. This is hosted by Citi Pride LGBT staff network and GWN professional gay (and bi) women’s network. Speakers include Louise Carolin, Deputy Editor of Diva magazine, Marcus Morgan from Bisexual Index, Sarah Foster, Client Group Manager at Stonewall, and Vicky Leggot, Equity Fund Manager at Union Bancaire Privee. Note for this one you need to email to register to attend.

Thursday sees bi meets in Cardiff and Brighton, both starting at 6.30pm.  For info about Bi Cardiff contact bicardiff@yahoo.co.uk or text 07982 308812; for Brighton BothWays see their website here.

Finally, back to London on Saturday where the London Bi Coffee Meet is in Spitalfields Market that afternoon: details here.

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