BiFest comes to Swansea this weekend

Bi Wales

BiFest returns to Wales this Saturday 5th October, at the Swansea YMCA, 1 The Kingsway, first floor, from 12 noon – 6pm.
BiFest is a one-day event with workshops, social space, craft space and community stalls.  The event is open to friends, family, partners and allies of bi people, whatever their sexual orientation/sexuality and to anyone bi supportive and interested.
Discussion workshops will include: Biphobic hate crime; An introduction to the trans spectrum; fun and games; speed friending; finding the bi community; and coming out.
Entry is £3 and the event is followed by an evening social 7-9:30pm
Email: bicymru@yahoo.co.uk for more information or find Bi Cymru and the BiFest Wales event on FaceBook.

Birmingham Unveils BiFest

brumfest-2010-postcardfront-webBrum Bi Group have announced this year’s Birmingham BiFest, to be held at the new Birmingham LGBT Centre in November.  It will run from 11am to 6pm on Saturday 30th November.

The organisers say:

“As it currently stands the day’s programme will consist of –

– Creative writing.
– Bi speed date/friend.
– Discussion session about light bondage.
– Sexual health talk.
– Burlesque performances, with some bisexual performers.

– There will be a bring and share lunch, also at the same time for those who want to take part there will be a separate naked afternoon tea.
– There will be a “stitch and bitch” craft space.

“Still to be confirmed
– Bi Trans space.
– Film room.
– Bi Pride jewellery stall.

“While this is still to be a free event, as it has been so successful the past few years, this year as we have performers – any donations made made will go to them.  So tell all your bisexual friends about Brum BiFest! Note this is a strictly 18 and over event, due to the nature of this years content.  For those it may affect there is a lift in the building, that accesses all three floors.”

Also for Brum BiFest regulars, note that this is a different venue from in previous years. It is the same location that the Brum Bi Group use to host their monthly Tuesday meetings.

News from BiFest Wales!

Bi WalesBiFest Wales is coming up in October, and we now have more details of the event.

It’ll be held at the Swansea YMCA (1st Floor), The Kingsway, Swansea from 12 noon to 6pm, on Saturday October 5th, with an evening event from 7pm-10pm.  Entry is £3 for the whole day.

BiFest Wales is a one-day event for bisexual people, their friends, allies and anyone interested in bisexuality with workshops, social spaces and community stalls.

To find out more email bicymru@yahoo.co.uk or text 07982 308812.

Bi Visibility Day site relaunches

Bi Visibility Website

New look September 23 site

September23.bi.org, the website which started more than a decade ago to record UK events to mark the date now includes information about events elsewhere in the world too. 

The site has had a major makeover to gel better with social media sites like Facebook and Twitter – and look a little less 1999.

It now aims to both record past and upcoming events to mark 23rd September each year, and to host and signpost resources and information useful to people doing bi visibility work both on the Day and all year round.

The site is jointly hosted between bi web hub Bi.Org and UK bisexual magazine Bi Community News.

Wales sets BiFest date: Oct 5

Bi WalesDay-long bisexual festival BiFest comes to Swansea this October as Bi Wales / Bi Cymru gives the city its first big bi event.

Details of Swansea BiFest are coming soon but in the meanwhile – put October 5th in your diary now and watch this space for more news.

Swansea’s social group for bi people meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:45pm at Mozarts, Walter Road and last Sunday every month, 12 noon-2pm, The KinderCafe. Text: 07982 308812 or email BiSwansea1@yahoo.co.uk

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