December Events

Please find a list of December Events 🙂

Saturday 3rd December Coffee Morning 10am – 12 noon at York MESMAC offices Marygate Ln, York YO30 7BJ

Saturday 3rd December Coffee Christmas Social 7pm – late at Thomas’s of York

Thursday 8th December – York Human Rights Indicator Report Launch 5pm -6.30pm at Kings Manor, York, YO1 7EP

Thursday 8th December – York LGBT Forum Members Meeting, 7pm – 9:30pm at York St John University, De Grey 124, Lord Mayors Walk, YO31 7EX

Saturday 10th December – York Third Saturday is York Second Saturday. Trans and friends social night. 10pm to late at Thomas’s of York

Sunday 11th December – Queer Sundays at the York Art Gallery 11-4pm. York Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EW

Sunday 11th December – Lesbian Social Groups Christmas Meal at Patisserie Valerie, Coppergate, York, YO1 9NT

Monday 12th  LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York from 8:30pm onwards

Monday 19th LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York from 8:30pm onwards

Monday 26th LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York from 8:30pm onwards

Tuesday 27th Lady Diamond 7pm to late at Cut and Chase

We are pleased to announce that Lady Diamond is returning to York this winter on Tuesday 27th December 2016 and as tickets are limited to 30 people.

Cut and Chase is a high class restaurant in York, in keeping with high class entertainment from our own Lady Diamond ! Special deals have also been secured on wine and beers. Secure your place now !

The price of a ticket is £40.00 per person and includes a welcome drink, 3 course meal and of course … entertainment with Lady Diamond ! Please note that no profit will be made on the ticket price, however there maybe a small contribution per ticket which will be given to a local charity,’ the rest is simply to cover the costs of the event with the primary objective to have FUN !!

Guests will be welcomed from 7:00pm and food will be served at 7:30pm, with the first part of the show performed throughout Starter and Main and the second part of the show, following a break, performed during Desert. The Cut and Chase event will finish at somepoint before the sun comes up !

Should you wish to book please confirm by replying to my email stating how many tickets you wish to purchase. A £20 deposit must be paid by Monday 5th December 2016. Details on how to pay will be given upon confirmation of attendance, and once the deposit is received your place(s) at the meal will be confirmed.

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Many thanks,

The menu has been agreed with Cut and Chase, with a choice from 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts (below). Starter

Brandy Flamed Chicken Liver Pate
homemade chicken liver pate served with toasted croute, crisp pea shoots and black cherry chutney

Homemade Spiced Parsnip & Puy Lentil Soup
served with a chunk of our homemade bread

Melted Swiss Gruyere Cheese Pot (v)
topped with crispy smoked bacon pieces served with bread sticks and apple wedges for dipping

Main Course

Pan Seared Pork Loin
served with dutchess potatoes, wilted greens and a mustard, sage and spinach cream sauce

Breast of Corn Fed Chicken
wrapped in smoked bacon, served on a black pudding mash with a whiskey cream sauce

Spiced Lentil & Cashew Nut Roast (v)
served with a hot shredded brussels sprout and sweet potato slaw, with a roasted red pepper, red wine and herb sauce


Lemon & Poppyseed Cheesecake
with a fresh berry compote and a drizzle of double cream

Chocolate Fondant
with vanilla ice cream

Homemade Apple Crumble
with vanilla custard

Plus these details but not got specific dates
Queer Womens Group
We meet fortnightly on a Thursday from 6pm-8pm at the York MESMAC office, The Workshop, Marygate Lane (off Marygate), York, YO30 7BJ. If you want to join please contact Jess either using her, mobile number: 07710 099 028 or the York MESMAC office phone number: 01904 620400. Also find us on facebook
Location: York and North Yorkshire Gender: Trans Man, Trans Woman, Non-binary, Other Age Range: All Ages A Transgender peer support and social group meeting in York twice a month. Join us, don’t do it on your own. For information contact
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Location: York and North Yorkshire
Gender: All Genders
Age Range: All Ages
A social venue for families and partners of Trans* people. Meetings are once a month in York. For more information please email or call Ben on 07771 931 335.
Positive Mingle- Social group for HIV+ men
Location: York and North Yorkshire
Gender: Male, Trans Man
Age Range: All Ages
A social group for HIV positive men. Meetings are one evening a month. For more details contact Ben on 07771 931 335 or

Queer Club- York LGB&T* Youth Group
Location: York and North Yorkshire
Gender: All Gender
Age Range: Under 25
A fortnightly LGB&T* youth social group (for ages 14-25) on Wednesday evenings. For more information contact Ben on 07771 931 335 or