Regular Events –
All of our events have been visited by the transiness team or reported by members to be welcoming and fully inclusive of trans people.
Femrock – Brighton –
FemRock is a queer feminist night in Brighton. Our nights are about women’s representation in music and performance, raising money for charity and promoting local artists. We welcome and encourage people of all genders to come to our events!
“FemRock is open to all genders and part of our safer spaces policy includes zero tolerance to transphobia”.
Picnics, swimming events and group events for trans people from the Nottingham area. Click on the underlined link for more info.
“Soundscapes” – at the Marlborough Pub in Brighton
Open mic dreamy nights at the Marlborough
This is where people make music and magic. Musicians, singers, storytellers, songwriters, poets and exhibitionsts alike, please join us for a night of open mic – give us all you have, amaze us, we want to watch, listen and be taken far away.
We will reward you with encouragement, a warm atmosphere, a great audience, and a lot of gratitude for making some magic with us.
The Marlborough open mic has become the place to see some truly creative, imaginative and talented unusual performers – so if you don’t play, come treat yourself to a night of free music, beautiful people, and be transported into a different soundscape.
Come early to guarantee a performance slot and to make sure you don’t miss any of the fun!
TAGS – London
Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Swimming Group (TAGS), is running transgender safe swimming sessions at Glass Mill leisure centre every Friday evening.
Glass Mill is accessible for individuals with disabilities and includes a discrete space with electric blinds on all windows to ensure privacy as well as gender specific and gender neutral training facilities.
The session runs from 8.30–10pm every Friday and costs £3.20 – less for residents in the borough and members.
Trans can sport – Brighton
Events including yoga, boxing, and swimming in the brighton area. Weekly, check the linked site for details. Open to anyone who feels their transgender identity prevents them from taking part in fitness.
Traumfrau – Brighton
Monthly – Traumfrau : *Traumfrau is a queer, non judgemental, inclusive, non ageist, non sexist, non sceney, non exclusive, safe space. It welcomes people of all age and gender in all their fluid expressions. Please help keep this space a happy one for others too. (Brighton)
Vertigirls – Brighton
Women’s climbing group that offers highly subsidised climbing courses and trips for all women (defined as anyone who identifies themself as and lives as a woman)
The Trans & Intersex Conference of the Isles is a weekend-long gathering which aims to bring together trans people and intersex people plus their allies from across Scotland, Wales, England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
It is being held at the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh from Friday 31st October to Sunday 2nd November 2014. It is part funded by VisitScotland, the Scottish Government and Edinburgh University School of Law. The conference content development is a partnership between a number of trans organisations and intersex organisations and LGBTI organisations. The key organisers are the Scottish Transgender Alliance staff members based within the Equality Network. The Equality Network works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex equality and human rights.
Previous Regular Events
Last event 4th OCtober 2014 – Chester pride:
Chester pride is on Saturday 4th October, Grosvenor ParkParade through city at 12 noon with pride in the park at 1pm. On Saturday 4th October Chester Pride is returning for its second year, this time taking place in the recently renovated Grosvenor Park. The free festival celebrating diversity and support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT) will launch with a colourful walking parade departing from Grosvenor Park at 12 noon, and after a lap of the city centre it is back to the park for an afternoon of entertainment and more.
Last event: 11th-13th July (2014) – The Sparkle Weekend—10th Anniversary 2014
Welcome to Sparkle the National Transgender Celebration – a weekend festival held every July, in the Village area of Manchester. This year is very special, celebrating 10 years of Sparkle. To mark this amazing anniversary Sparkle in the Park will be taking place on the Saturday and Sunday this year. It is hoped that this will be the biggest and best Sparkle festival to date so please come and join in the celebrations as together we share pride in our trans-identity!
Sparkle is an inclusive festival, so we make a special effort to include our female to male (FtM), Gender Queer and drag king friends across the whole weekend..
Last Event: 25th-27th July Trans Pride Brighton
A community interest group sets out to inspire all trans, intersex, gender variant and queer people to help make a real difference. An all volunteer group, is planning a three day event once again, the week before LGBT Pride in Brighton, from Friday 25th July to Sunday 27th July 2014.
More information here
Planet Maz Radio – Planet Maz Radio is Trans* broadcasting for everyone to hear. PMR’s aim is to promote acceptance and understanding of transpeople while proving that we are people as well.
Time 4 T – is Brighton & Hove’s own Transgender radio show, presented by Claire Parker. Broadcasting:-
- 3rd Sunday of the month @ 3pm
- then the following Monday @ at 8am
- Wednesday @ 2pm
- Thursday @ 3am
All the shows are available at any time, here.