London Friend hosts a variety of external groups, which make use of our premises. As those groups are facilitated by other organisations, it is best double-check timings with them directly:
WHAT: Stonewall Housing is a specialist lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) housing advice and support provider in England. They provide housing support for LGBT people in their own homes, supported housing for young LGBT people, as well as free, confidential advice for LGBT people of all ages.
WHEN: Every Friday from 2pm to 3.30pm. Please contact Stonewall Housing for further information.
THE BEAUMONT SOCIETY
WHAT: The Beaumont Society is a national self help body run by and for the transgender community. They welcome all transgender people and their partners, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, creed or colour and all varieties from the nervous newcomers to those who are experienced and confident in their preferred gender.
WHEN: Every 2nd Sunday of the month, 7pm to 10pm. Please contact Beaumont for further information.
WHAT: Kenric is the longest-established national organisation offering a social network to lesbians throughout the UK. Kenric was established in 1965 to provide a much-needed broad-based social organisation for lesbians of all ages, from all walks of life. And it still does this today, offering women the opportunity to make friends and connect with like-minded others, both close by and further afield.
WHEN: Every last Friday of the month, from 6.30pm. Please contact Kenric for further information.
FAMILIES TOGETHER LONDON
WHAT: Families Together London provides a listening ear for parents and other family members of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
WHEN: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please contact Families Together London for further information.
WHAT: Bent Bars is a letter-writing project for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, gender-variant, intersex, and queer prisoners in Britain. The project was founded in 2009, responding to a clear need to develop stronger connections and build solidarity between LGBT communities inside and outside prison walls.
WHEN: Event-based. Please contact Bent Bars for further information.
WHAT: Rainbow Friends is a monthly social group for LGBT people with learning disabilities. You can get int ouch via their email or Twitter account.
WHEN: Every 1st Friday of the month, 2pm to 4pm