Tender opportunity: LGBT Hub Legacy Plan Design Consultant

Birmingham LGBT is looking for a design consultant to support the delivery of the LGBT Hub Legacy Plan. Introduction Ageing Better in Birmingham, a seven-year, £6m National Lottery Community Fund programme, started in 2015. Its aim is to reduce social isolation amongst older people in Birmingham. BVSC is the accountable body for the programme and […]


Ageism is an important issue within the LGBTQ+ community. And we want to start tackling it. In partnership with Irwin Mitchell, Ageing with Pride presents Generations. Generations is a workshop aimed at tackling issues that divide older and younger LGBT people in our community. Taking place on Wednesday 20th March from 12pm until 4pm, Generations […]

Ageing with Pride: Robert’s Story

I don’t feel my age or my sexuality (gay man) define me, there are aspects of me. However I did recognise that as I retired at 65 yrs, 18 months ago, that life would change. The great thing is I have not missed work and I was aware I needed to take a positive approach […]

Gay Birmingham Remembered Revival

Saturday 9th February 2019 Birmingham LGBT Centre 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham B1 1EQ 6:00pm – 8:30pm In association with Ageing with Pride and Ageing Better LGBT Hub Join us for the revival of ‘Gay Birmingham Remembered’, an exhibition which was originally displayed at the Symphony Hall 10 years ago. The piece is a visual representation […]

Women Power Protest – Bespoke Tour and Mindful Art Workshop

Saturday 9th February Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH 11am-1pm   As part of LGBT History Month 2019 and presented as part of Ageing with Pride and Ageing Better LGBT Hub in Birmingham, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery presents a bespoke tour of Women Power Protest specifically catered towards LGBTQ+ people. […]

Shared Lives

Read how couple Amy and Claire developed from fostering children to welcoming adults with learning disabilities into their home, as part of Shared Lives. After giving a presentation to the Ageing Better LGBT Housing Group at Birmingham LGBT Centre, CVT Shared Lives (part of the national charity, Camphill Village Trust) are keen to explore the […]

Ageing with Pride catches up with Rainbow Bridge

Ageing with Pride caught up with one of the groups at the centre doing a lot of good for the older LGBT community, Rainbow Bridge. Rainbow Bridge meets in the cafe at the centre on Tuesdays from 11am until 1pm and on Thursdays 12:30pm to 2.30pm. Providing a safe space for LGBT people to come […]

Ageing with Pride Community Launch

Join us on the 1st November for the Ageing with Pride community launch. Ageing with Pride, a 12 month campaign from Birmingham LGBT has launched. Ageing with Pride seeks to bring visibility to older LGBT people and tackle some of the issues that we face as we grow older. An important part of the campaign […]

Holocaust Memorial Day

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Holocaust memorial day offers an important opportunity to remember those lost during the Holocaust, but also to further examine who those people were, the communities they represented and the reasons why Nazi Germany targeted them in their quest to establish the “final solution”. Indeed, it is far from an easy topic to discuss, but this […]

There is still much more work to do!

Today, May 17th is IDAHOT or IDAHOBIT day, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.  This day is recognised across many accepting countries and by those in countries whose struggle still goes on. Today is a day to highlight and campaign for equal rights for all people of all sexualities and gender identities the […]