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. 

News from BiFest Wales!

Bi WalesBiFest Wales is coming up in October, and we now have more details of the event.

It’ll be held at the Swansea YMCA (1st Floor), The Kingsway, Swansea from 12 noon to 6pm, on Saturday October 5th, with an evening event from 7pm-10pm.  Entry is £3 for the whole day.

BiFest Wales is a one-day event for bisexual people, their friends, allies and anyone interested in bisexuality with workshops, social spaces and community stalls.

To find out more email bicymru@yahoo.co.uk or text 07982 308812.

Wales sets BiFest date: Oct 5

Bi WalesDay-long bisexual festival BiFest comes to Swansea this October as Bi Wales / Bi Cymru gives the city its first big bi event.

Details of Swansea BiFest are coming soon but in the meanwhile – put October 5th in your diary now and watch this space for more news.

Swansea’s social group for bi people meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:45pm at Mozarts, Walter Road and last Sunday every month, 12 noon-2pm, The KinderCafe. Text: 07982 308812 or email BiSwansea1@yahoo.co.uk

This bi week…

local groupsWhat’s going on around Bi Britain this week?

Tuesday it’s the talky space meeting for bis in Swansea from 6.30pm: email BiSwansea1@yahoo.co.uk for more details and venue for meetings. From 8.30 there’s a social open to partners, friends and allies too.

Also on Tuesday, Manchester bis get together for their regular pub night at the Waterhouse from 8.

The next day in Edinburgh the local bi group will be meeting for chatter at the Edinburgh LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing.

If we’ve missed anything – do please tell us about it!

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