December Community Events 4

Posted on 27-11-2019 by Maria Hughes

LGBT Line Dancing

Thursdays 5th, 12th, 19th December, 6.30pm – 9pm

Birmingham LGBT, 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham B1 1EQ

FREE for LGBT+ allies of all ages and abilities

Come along and join us for a fun night of line dancing with other LGBT people and their friends. Absolute beginners very welcome – dances are taught from scratch. We use a range of popular music to dance with (and some country music). No special dress required but wear shoes that don’t have a grip. It’s good fun, and you don’t need a partner!

You are welcome to just turn up, but if you would like more information, please contact Dave on



There is no OLN meeting in December. Contact


Positive West Midlands

Mondays 2nd, 9th, 16th December, 11am – 4pm

Fridays 6th, 13th, 20th December, 11am – 4pm

‘Apache’, 190 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6QD

FREE for LGBT + allies of all ages

Positive West Midlands is a support group for people living with HIV & our supporters & volunteers. Providing social support and sign-posting to other agencies. Come along, make new friends and share experiences over free tea, coffee and biscuits. We meet every Monday and Friday at our own venue in Corporation Street, opposite the Magistrates’ Court.

You are welcome to just turn up, contact and also visit and for more details.

Our last meeting of the year is on Friday 20th December, and we will be closed until Monday 6th January.


Proud Baggies 1968 Club

The Hawthorns, 9 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich B71 4LF

FREE to 50+ LGBT supporters

Saturday 7th December vs Swansea City
Saturday 21st December vs Brentford
Sunday 29th December vs Middlesbrough – all kicking off at 3pm

Proud Baggies, West Bromwich Albion’s official Supporter Group for LGBT+ fans has launched a campaign to reach out to the over 50 LGBT+ community and in particular those who, for whatever reason, may have lost touch with their community. There is also the opportunity to participate in additional social events throughout the year.

The 1968 Club is open to anyone over 50 who identifies as LGBT+. You don’t need to be a West Brom fan or even a football fan! If you’re interested in joining us for a game or want to find out more, please email or call/text Neil on 07825 110814.

Anyone else, of course, can still join us for games and/or become a member of Proud Baggies by joining online:


Rainbow Bridge LGBTQ Networking Group

Tuesday coffee mornings: 3rd, 17th December, 11am – 1pm (no coffee morning on 10th December)

Thursday coffee mornings: 5th, 12th, 19th December, 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Birmingham LGBT, 38-40 Holloway Circus, Birmingham B1 1EQ

FREE for LGBT + allies of all ages (donations welcome)

Rainbow Bridge is holding our regular Tuesday and Thursday Coffee Mornings in the old café space in the Birmingham LGBT Centre as part of the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme. We welcome everyone for refreshments and a chance to meet and chat with other LGBTQAAI attendees.

Our aim is to provide a non-commercial space where for a few hours you can socialise and relax in good company. There is no charge for the refreshments but any donations of snacks you enjoy or cash donations are welcome.

For more information, contact, join our Facebook group: or find our events in the Birmingham LGBT Meetup group.