What’s on: into February

Welcome to our weekly what’s on roundup. And to February and the arrival of LGBT History Month!

First though January has to wrap up. On Tuesday in Manchester BiPhoria will be starting LGBT History Month early at the LGBT Foundation on Richmond Street at 7.30pm. The instructions are to bring a laptop along to join in crowd-sourcing bi history so this isn’t a regular talky type meeting.

Then on Thursday we kick off History Month and it’s also the regular meet for Bi Cardiff, who meet at the Quaker Meeting House, 43 Charles Street, from 6.30pm.

It should be a spectacular evening in Leeds with lots of organisations getting behind LGBT History Month and a co-ordinated plan to light up public buildings to celebrate – expect a wash of pink or the rainbow colours on the Town Hall, Civic Hall, O2 Academy, St John’s Centre, Queens Hotel, first direct arena, Leeds Beckett University, The Light and Leeds University.

On Friday it’s the Bi Yoga group at the LGBT Centre in Birmingham. That’s at 38/40 Holloway Circus and starts at 5.30pm. And in London that night there’s a bi play “Question 13: What is the substance of bisexuality?” at the Omnibus Theatre, SW4.

Saturday from 3pm it’s London Bi Coffee meetup at the Leon coffee shop, Spitalfields Market. And in Liverpool the same day there’s a bi stall at the Liverpool Museum at Pier Head as part of their day of talks for LGBT History Month.


Never been to a bi group before?

  • For the coffee & pub type meetups – like in Nottingham or Brighton – try Hannah’s guide here.
  • Gaming meetups like those in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham are good for gamers and making casual acquaintance friends, but serious bi talk is tricky while you work out which move your character should make next.
  • For the talky space meetups – like Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow or Edinburgh, in community centre spaces – there’s Jen’s guide here.

Here are our UK & Ireland listings of local bi groups and regular meetups.

Know of a bi meet we’re missing? Drop us a line!