Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Southend Day Out

Southend Day Out - Saturday 28th September 2019 - 10:00 - All Day

We have a day out in Southend.

We plan to visit the town centre, the pier and the aquarium.

The train is £18.30 from Ilford where we plan to meet at 10:00 am.

We can visit the planetarium, the pier, the aquarium or just have a nice day out - up to you!!

If you have any other ideas about events please do let us know!

For any of these events feel free to bring along friends and family too.

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Aug
3
12:30 PM12:30

A walk and social drink at Fairlop Waters

Fairlop Waters Walk - Saturday 3rd August 2019 - 12:30 - 14:30

We are meeting up at Fairlop Waters Country Park, Forest Rd, Ilford IG6 3HN

Food is available and the lake has an option for anyone who wishes to partake in some physical activities!

https://www.redbridge.gov.uk/.../fairlop-waters-country-park

We’ll have a coffee and go for a walk around the lake and have lunch afterwards

Fairlop Waters is the largest country park and leisure facility in Redbridge. It is easily accessible from the M25, via the A12. It is a short walk from Fairlop and Barkingside stations, both on the Central Line.

RSVP if you are interested.

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Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Redbridge Rainbow at Pride in London 2019

Pride in London is the biggest UK Pride festival and we have 35 wristbands for our members and their friends and family.

Our walk-in starts at 14:15 so we’ll arrange to meet before for lunch or you can turn up nearer the time.

We plan

Meet up at the Signal Box in Euston Station 11:00 for breakfast.

Meet Redbridge Council who will be in Regents Park at 12:30 for an informal picnic so contact us for details

We need to be at our meeting point by 13:30 pm.

Take part in the parade.

A social drink and food afterwards for those who wish to join us.

Note the following points below provided for the day by the organisers

1.       Each participant must wear a wristband to take part in the parade including children.

2.       Children must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them during the walk.

3.       All entrants must be in place in the holding rea at the allocated time – the march is at 12:00pm.

4.       Pets are not allowed.

5.       Participants must not be under the influence of drink or drugs; you may be reported to the police if seen by the volunteers.

6.       Glass bottles are not permitted. Water stations are available for free topping up of your water bottles.

7.       No obscenitites or offensive material must be displayed in the parade.

8.       Keep pace with group in front and do not leave gaps.

9.       Keep London tidy – take your rubbish with you

10.   Soliciting donations or collecting donations is prohibited.

11.   Sampling, handing out merchandise or other items to the public is prohibited.

12.   All participants must follow the guidance and requests of the volunteers.

13.   Participants will not be allowed back in the parade if they leave for any reason.

14.   Participants must disperse at the end of the parade to prevent over-crowding.

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Dec
15
12:00 PM12:00

Christmas Social Event

We have Christmas social event on Saturday 15th December 2018 between 12pm and 3pm at

Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

This is a social event and snacks will be provided - mainly finger food and that sort of stuff and soft drinks / fruit juices . There will be some beer and wine but do feel free to bring your own.

There will be some music and it will be a relaxed event but any LGBT issues can be discussed on the day too.

Please RSVP if you or any friends, family or colleagues who would like to come along or just pop-in.

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Nov
30
12:00 PM12:00

World AIDS Day Stall at Redbridge Central Library and Museum

World AIDS day – event at Redbridge Central Library and Museum

Our next event will take place on Friday 30th November 2018 between 12pm and 2pm at

Redbridge Central Library and Museum (Café and Foyer area)
Clements Lane
Ilford
IG1 1EA

This is an event to educate people about AIDS / HIV and a drop-in.

We’ll have a stall in the foyer and this is also a social event, an opportunity to have a chat and a coffee.

We are open to ideas for events and support that you would like to see.

We can also help point you in the right direction regarding any LGBTI+ issues you may have.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live, work, socialise or study in Redbridge.

website:- www.redbridgerainbowcommunity.org.uk
e-mail  :- info@redbridgeraonbowcommunity.org.uk

This is HIV testing week 17/11/18 - 23/11/18

About National HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week (NHTW) is a flagship campaign to promote regular testing among the most affected population groups and to reduce the rates of undiagnosed people and those diagnosed late. This year, NHTW starts on Saturday 17th November 2018.

In the UK, the combination prevention approach to HIV means we are witnessing a substantial decline in HIV diagnoses for the first time.

However, the work must not stop here. There was a small increase in late diagnoses between 2015 (39%) and 2017 (43%), which means testing is still as important as ever.

WHAT IS WORLD AIDS DAY?

World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

 

WHY IS WORLD AIDS DAY IMPORTANT?

Over 101,000 people are living with HIV in the UK. Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or AIDS, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history.

Today, scientific advances have been made in HIV treatment, there are laws to protect people living with HIV and we understand so much more about the condition. Despite this, each year in the UK around 5,000 people are diagnosed with HIV, people do not know the facts about how to protect themselves and others, and stigma and discrimination remain a reality for many people living with the condition.

World AIDS Day is important because it reminds the public and government that HIV has not gone away – there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.

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Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

LGBT Stall at Redbridge Central Library

We have a stall at Redbridge Central Library on Thursday 15th November 2018

This will take place in the foyer between 12:00 and 14:00

Our aim is to raise awareness of LGBT issues in the borough

Although not a drop in session it is also an opportunity for anyone to come along and have a chat too or seek any advice on LGBT issues

Clements Rd, Ilford IG1 1EA

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Nov
9
11:00 AM11:00

Free Drop-In Friday 9th November 2018

Drop in to meet us at:


Redbridge Central Library and Museum (café)
Clements Road
Ilford
IG1 1EA

Today we will be socialising and planning future events.

We are open to ideas. We can also help point you in the right direction regarding any LGBTI+ issues you may have.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialise or study in Redbridge.

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Aug
11
12:00 PM12:00

Free Drop In

Saturday 14th August 2018

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

This week we will be socialising and planning future events. We are open to ideas. We can also help point you in the right direction regarding any LGBTI+ issues you may have.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialise or study in Redbridge.

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Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Pride in London 2018

Pride in London 2018 takes place on Saturday 7th July 2018 from 12pm.

We will meet at Tottenham Court Road station at 10am, have coffee or breakfast, a wander around and then find somewhere to watch the parade.

Afterwards we can have something to eat and drink.

Please let us know if you wish to join us via the email info@redbridgerainbowcommunity.org.uk and leave details so we can contact you on the day.

Details of the day below.

https://prideinlondon.org

Events are occurring between 9th June and 7th July as per the link below

https://prideinlondon.org/events

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Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Free Drop-In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

This week we will be socialising and planning future events. We are open to ideas. We can also help point you in the right direction regarding any LGBTI+ issues you may have.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialise or study in Redbridge.

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Jan
31
to Feb 28

History Month Launch Event Wednesday 31st January 2018 and Drop In Saturday 3rd February 2018 - 12:00 - 14:00

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

This week we will be promoting the 'Changing Mind's' exhibition and other events for LGBT+ History Month 2018.

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialise or study in the London Borough of Redbridge.

We also have a launch event at Redbridge Library, Ilford and other events throughout the month in the borough as described in the poster below.

Launch Flyer History Month.jpg
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Oct
7
12:00 AM00:00

Free Drop-In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

This week we will be planning the 'Changing Mind's' exhibition and events for Hate Crime week. 

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge
 

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Sep
2
12:00 AM00:00

Free Drop-In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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Aug
23
4:30 AM04:30

Visit Queer British Art exhibition at Tate Britain

Join Redbridge Rainbow Community when we visit the Tate Modern to see Queer British Art. Featuring works from 1861 to 1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identities, the show marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England.  

Tickets are free but spaces are limited.  

Contact us if you would like to join our group.  We are meeting at 4 pm. 

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Aug
12
12:00 AM00:00

Free Drop-In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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Jun
3
12:00 PM12:00

Free Drop-In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Redbridge Hustings

Redbridge Rainbow Community has organised a Hustings for the forthcoming general election and we have invited parliamentary candidates to take part. You are invited to attend and ask questions of candidates. Please let us know you are coming by booking your free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hustings-for-redbridge-tickets-34459644725

Got a question for our candidates and can't attend? Feel free to email them to us at info@redbridgerainbowcommunity.org.uk

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May
6
12:00 AM00:00

Free Drop-In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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Apr
1
12:00 PM12:00

Free Drop In

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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Mar
29
3:30 PM15:30

Redbridge Heritage Forum

Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

The forum is open to any group or individual living and working in Redbridge or anyone that
has an interest in preserving or working on heritage projects in Redbridge. This includes
heritage projects related to LGBTI+ community.

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Mar
15
12:00 AM00:00

Free drop in

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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Mar
11
12:00 PM12:00

Free Event: Drop in

Drop in to meet us at:
Eastside Community Heritage, 
The Parish Centre
Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Our drop-in session is open to both supporters and members of the local LGBT+ community that live work, socialize or study in Redbridge.

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