October Events

30/09/2017 by yorklgbt

October
Newsletter

Announcements

We have great news! We have been successful for a lottery bid for funding 😊 meaning we can expand our mental health projects.

A reminder that the York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group is weekly on a  Wednesday 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. The AGM will take place at the York Hospital Social Cub White Cross Rd, York YO31 7LR

Event Spotlights

Tuesday 2nd November York and North Yorkshire LGBTQ+ Archives – Get involved!

The Archive sub-group is working to collect, preserve and give access to LGBTQ+ archives and stories, and to make LGBTQ+ histories visible in our city and region.   We are in the process of setting up the archive and planning a programme of events and activities to launch in February 2018.

If you would like to get involved, whether that’s by sharing your collection, giving an oral history or volunteering to work with the archive, contact Victoria at victoria.hoyle@york.ac.uk.

Anyone is welcome to come to our project meetings and help to shape the archive. The next one is on Thursday 2nd November, 6pm-8pm, in the Garden Room at York Explore Library.  You can RSVP on Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/york-north-yorkshire-lgbtq-archives-project-workshop-tickets-38321108467

Thursday 12th October Walk with Pride

A film about Matthew Shepard at 9pm. Matthew was brutally murdered owing to his sexual orientation from this hate crime legislation was established in the USA. After the film, we will then be going on the walk at 11pm from York St John University and finishing at York Castle where we will be releasing Chinese lanterns in remembrance of Matthew Shepard. You can bring candles if you wish. This is a joint project with the police LGBT Network. If you click that you are attending it will be visible to the public. DG109 in De Grey Building at York St. John University 21:00 – 24:00

Football therapy at York City Football Club – every Tuesday

Football Therapy for mixed genders 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.

Monday 2nd  October LGBT Karaoke –  LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30pm onwards.

Tuesday 3rd October
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 4th October LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street York, YO31 7DE 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/
Friday 6th October Hot Crush – a big queer disco. 8pm – 2am at The Crescent Community Venue, 8th Crescent, YO24 1AW £2 entry.

Saturday 7th October 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 07935200575

or yorklgbtforum@gmail.com

Monday 9th October LGBT Karaoke –  LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30pm onwards.

Tuesday 10th October 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

Mental Health Awareness Day Open Event
The lovely Canse Karatas from 22 The Avenue is planning a day of events for World Mental Health Day 2017 (WMHD2017). Exact times not yet known but there will be ‘Decorating Self Care Boxes’ crafting workshop delivered in the morning and lived expert stories in the afternoon. 10am – 4pm at 30 Clarence Street, York, YO31 7DE

Wednesday 11th October LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street York, YO31 7DE 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group 7pm – 9pm. Please enrol if you are interested via York Mind, more information below https://yorklgbtforum.org.uk/york-mind-lgbt-mental-health-group/

Thursday 12th October 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 – 9:00pm

Walk with Pride – A film about Matthew Shepard at 9pm. Matthew was brutally murdered owing to his sexual orientation from this hate crime legislation was established in the USA. After the film, we will then be going on the walk at 11pm from York St John University and finishing at York Castle where we will be releasing Chinese lanterns in remembrance of Matthew Shepard. You can bring candles if you wish. This is a joint project with the police LGBT Network. If you click that you are attending it will be visible to the public. DG109 in De Grey Building at York St. John University 21:00 – 24:00

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 16th October 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 17th October
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 18th October LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street York, YO31 7DE 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group. 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 23rd October LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30 pm onwards.

Tuesday 24th October

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 25th October 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

LGBTQIA Mental Health Group at York Mind at 30 Clarence Street York, YO31 7DE 7pm – 9pm
York Mind LGBT Mental Health Group 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.

An Evening with June Sarpong MBE Wednesday, October 25 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM at Waterstones York, Coney Street YO1 9QL. Join us for an evening with June Sarpong MBE, discussing her book, Diversify. In Diversify, June Sarpong MBE puts the spotlight on six marginalised groups, including women, those living with disabilities, and the non-cis community, and reveals how a lack of inclusivity limits our economy, our society, and us as individuals. £3 entry. Tickets available from here: https://www.waterstones.com/events/an-evening-with-june-sarpong-mbe/york#ticketscript

Thursday 26th October 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 30th October LGBTQIA+ Karaoke
LGBT friendly Karaoke at Thomas of York, 3 Museum Street York, YO1 7FD from 8:30 pm onwards.

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

 

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Upcoming Events

  • LGBT Karaoke 23/10/2017 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
  • GeneraTe: Trans Group in York 24/10/2017 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Email for venue details A social group for Trans people, which meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month in York. Please contact generatecontact@gmail.com
  • York Mind LGBTQIA Support Group 25/10/2017 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 30 Clarence St, York YO31 7DE, UK 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.