September Events

28/08/2017 by yorklgbt

Announcements

York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group starts on Wednesday 6th September 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/ the group will be weekly and will cover a topic a week on Mental Health and arts and craft activities.

Our guest speaker this year for our AGM on Friday 10th November is … Jonathan Blake! a founding member of Lesbian and Gay’s Support the Miners (LGSM) as well as an HIV campaigner. We are looking forward to having him as our Keynote Speaker. More details about the AGM coming soon

The naming of the LGBTQIA plaque event was well attended and we have had great interaction and interest on social media.

 

Event Spotlights

 

Tuesday 26th September York and North Yorkshire LGBTQ+ Archives – Get involved!

Help to shape an LGBTQ+ archive for our region.  Our project is entering its next stage and needs your input. We are at the point of deciding what the archive will collect, how it will be used and what activities to build around it.  You’re invited to an informal, creative workshop at York Explore Library from 6.30pm – 8.00pm on Tuesday 26th September to share ideas and make decisions collectively.  There will be tea, coffee and cake and everyone is welcome to get involved. No experience needed!

You can RSVP at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/york-north-yorkshire-lgbtq-archives-tickets-37278925269

If you have any questions or can’t come but still want to be involved, contact Victoria Hoyle at victoria.hoyle@york.ac.uk.

Football therapy at York City Football Club – every Tuesday
Football Therapy for men 17.30-18.30
Football Therapy for women 18.30-19.30
The York City Football Club are keen to engage LGBT people for the groups.

York LGBTQIA+ events calendar for August

All month

York Out of the Closet: 50 years of LGBT History
We have been working with York LGBT History and York Pride to have a community exhibition showing 50 years of LGBT History at the Castle Museum this is included in the entry fee.

Saturday 2nd September Coffee Morning – Why not wake up on Saturday and attend the Coffee Morning 10am – 12noon. Join us for free coffee and cake! lovely atmosphere and chat! York MESMAC Office, Marygate Lane, York, YO30 7BJ contact us on 0793500575 or yorklgbtforum@gmail.com

Monday 4th September LGBT Karaoke –  LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30pm onwards.

Tuesday 5th September
Mental Health Peer Support Group
Mental health peer support group in conjunction with York Peer Support Group at Briar House, Address Club Chambers, Museum Street York North Yorkshire York YO1 7DN United Kingdom 4pm – 6pm event is free

Wednesday 6th September LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group starts on Wednesday 6th September 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/ the group will be weekly and will cover a topic a week on Mental Health and arts and craft activities.

Monday 11th September LGBT Karaoke –  LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30pm onwards.

Tuesday 12th September Generate
A social group for Trans people, which meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month in York. Please contact generatecontact@gmail.com York MESMAC Office, Marygate Lane, York, YO30 7BJ 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Wednesday 13th September LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group starts on Wednesday 6th September 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/ the group will be weekly and will cover a topic a week on Mental Health and arts and craft activities.

Inside & Out investment banking insight event for 1st & 2nd year LGBT* students

DATE: Wednesday 13th September 2017
TIME: 3:15pm – 7pm
LOCATION: Central London (travel expenses up to £75 reimbursed)
APPLY: via the website http://www.insideandout-banking.com/

Thursday 14th September York LGBT Forum Open Meeting
Come and join us for open meeting Room DG109 in De Grey Building at York St. John University See what we do, have a say in what we do and how we do it. 7pm – 9:30pm

Queer Women’s Group –  Peer support and social group offering a safe space to discuss issues around mental health, sexuality, and to meet other queer people. Trans* Inclusive. York MESMAC office, The Workshop, Marygate Lane (off Marygate), York, YO30 7BJ. 6pm – 8pm

 

 

Monday 18th September LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30 pm onwards.

Spectrum at York Waterstones come join us at our LGBT monthly book club! 18:30-19:30

Tuesday 19th September Yor Peer Support Group – mental health peer support group in conjunction with York Peer Support Group at Briar House, Address Club Chambers, Museum Street York North Yorkshire York YO1 7DN United Kingdom 4pm – 6pm event is free

Wednesday 20th September LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group starts on Wednesday 6th September 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/ the group will be weekly and will cover a topic a week on Mental Health and arts and craft activities.

Thursday 21st September Bisexual Social Group – more details to be announced soon

Monday 25th September LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30 pm onwards.

Tuesday 26th September York and North Yorkshire LGBTQ+ Archives – Get involved!

Help to shape an LGBTQ+ archive for our region.  Our project is entering its next stage and needs your input. We are at the point of deciding what the archive will collect, how it will be used and what activities to build around it.  You’re invited to an informal, creative workshop at York Explore Library from 6.30pm – 8.00pm on Tuesday 26th September to share ideas and make decisions collectively.  There will be tea, coffee and cake and everyone is welcome to get involved. No experience needed!

You can RSVP at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/york-north-yorkshire-lgbtq-archives-tickets-37278925269

If you have any questions or can’t come but still want to be involved, contact Victoria Hoyle at victoria.hoyle@york.ac.uk.

Generate
A social group for Trans people, which meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month in York. Please contact generatecontact@gmail.com York MESMAC Office, Marygate Lane, York, YO30 7BJ 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Wednesday 27th September Committee Meeting
Members are welcome to come and join us at our committee meeting at West Offices – Richard III museum. See what we do, have a say in what we do and how we do it. 7pm – 9:30pm

Wednesday 27th September LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group starts on Wednesday 6th September 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/ the group will be weekly and will cover a topic a week on Mental Health and arts and craft activities.

Friday 30th September Transgender Workshop – designed to help, assist and support everyone who identifies as transgender, non binary, gender non conforming, along with those who are questioning their gender, and those who cross dress.
Find out about the gender clinics and the care pathway, tips and hints on things from hair, hair removal, make up, avoiding dangerous situations, voice tips and lots more.

This time round we hope to have a voice coach as well as our resident make up expert.
As ever, there will be cake-a-plenty Tea and coffee. At York MESMAC Office, Marygate Lane, York, YO30 7BJ 1pm – 4pm

Have we missed anything let us know and we will put it on here.

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Upcoming Events

  • York Out of the Closet: 50 years of LGBT History 05/06/2017 – 25/09/2017 York Castle Museum, Eye of York, Tower St, York YO1 9RY, UK We have been working with York LGBT History and York Pride to have a community exhibition showing 50 years of LGBT History at the Castle Museum. Entry is included in the ticket fee
  • Final Orders for Sue's MBE meal 25/09/2017 York, UK You are all invited to celebrate our Sue's MBE! we are having a meal at the Mumbai Lounge. Please order beforehand, we need orders by the 25th September. Either put your order in the event page or email us yorklgbtforum@gmail.com Menu:http://www.mumbailoungeyork.co.uk/main_dishes/chef_s_recommendations/index.html
  • LGBT Karaoke 25/09/2017 at 8:30 pm – 12:30 am Thomas's of York, Museum St, York YO1 7DT, UK LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York from 8:30pm onwards