EVENTS & SOCIAL GATHERINGS
To bring LGBTQIA+ communities together in a safe, accepting and non-judgmental enviornment, Pride Action North organises various events and social gatherings throughout the year.
(First Tuesday of the month, 3pm-4pm)
Drop-in and join a member of our Wellbeing team for a chat, cuppa and chocolate biscuit at Briardale House, in Blyth. If you prefer, you can recommend an activity with our team member.
(Second Tuesday of the month, 11am-12pm)
The Wellbeing Lounge at our main location at Ashington Workspace hosts the monthly drop-in session where you’re welcome to chat with members of our Wellbeing team while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee – and more biscuits! Join in the conversation with the sessions having monthly themes and topics.
(Every Friday excluding Bank Holidays, 6pm-8pm)
Children aged from five to 12 are invited to come along to the free youth club sessions on Friday evenings at East Bedlington Community Centre. A range of activities including arts, crafts, gaming, board games, laughter, chatter and even a tuck shop are available.
(Last Saturday of the month, 11am-12pm)
Meet other members of the LGBTQIA+ community in the stunning surroundings of The Alnwick Garden. A friendly member of the Pride Action North will meet you at the entrance to the Garden from 10.30am before enjoying a morning of casual conversation. Call ahead to the contact details of attendees to ensure you can find them on the day. The meet-up includes FREE entry to The Alnwick Garden worth £17.60, so enjoy the grandeur of the Garden for the rest of the day after the meet-up.
(Bi-monthly – every two months – on Saturdays), 2pm-5.30pm
Every other month, in partnership with Women4Women, a meet-up for women only (trans inclusive) is held for females within the LGBTQIA+ community. The social event is held at Prohibition on Pink Lane, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Transgender Group, to be held in Eldon Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Watch this space. Join our mailing list for updates.
Trans Children Support Group. Specialist support for family members of trans children. Join our mailing list for updates.