The easiest way to get involved with the London Irish LGBT Network is to attend one of our events (or even host one). We like to run a varied programme that includes parties like our Xmas Jumper Party on 16 Dec 2016 (details below), film and theatre nights, and talks and debates. If you want to get involved we have a social working group - just contact us to find out how to join
Friday, March 17th, 2017
Come join us as we march with pride in London's St Patrick's Day parade on Sunday 19 March. We will meet outside Hard Rock Cafe at 11.30am and should be in Trafalgar Square by around 1 pm to celebrate. See you there agus sona lá st Pádraig!
Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Irish LGBT People in London from the mid-20th Century The first public event of our 'Getting To Know Ourselves Project' takes place at Gay's The Word Bookshop on Monday 20th February 2017 from 7pm - 9pm. It will be a chance to listen to the recorded interviews from London Irish LGBT Network's 'Getting To Know Ourselves Project' which is collecting stories of Irish people in London who were born in each of the decades since the 1930s. The event will combine listening with chatting about the themes raised across the generations and the future direction of the project (due to be completed before the end of 2017). See you there!
Monday, December 5th, 2016
Spruce up your sweaters with sparkle, your t-shirts with tinsel and your pullover with pizzazz. Or get yourself down to Primark at 5 to closing to grab the best xmas jumper you can find! To celebrate all things crimbo, the London Irish LGBT Network are hosting a Christmas jumper extravaganaza party on December 16th. Whether it's shop bought or a homemade wonderment all are welcome. There'll be drinks There'll be dancing There'll be prizes What more could you want of a Friday? Come on, show us your baubles! Like and share this event on Facebook or Twitter to be in with a chance of winning a £25 bar voucher for the night (winner announced December 15th!) Register for FREE here so we know to stick the kettle on
Thursday, November 24th, 2016
We're really excited to announce that our Christmas Jumper Party will be taking place on Friday 16th December at 8pm in the Phoenix Artist Club , 1 Phoenix St WC2H 8BU Get ready for some cheesy music, weird Christmas jumper creations and lots of festive cheer! It will be free entry with prizes for best dressed. Please pass this on to any friends/colleagues/networks that you think may be interested. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Friday, November 11th, 2016
Some members of the London Irish LGBT Network are going on a Film OUTing and you are invited! We are going to see 'I was Happy Here' on Tuesday 22nd November at 6.30pm at the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton. It's running as part of the (always excellent) Irish Film Festival. Click here to find out more about the movie and buy tickets 'I was Happy Here' was made in the 60s in Ireland, shot mainly in Clare and with a script by Edna O'Brien. 'Rising screen star Sara Miles plays as Cass, an Irish girl who has been living in London where she married an English doctor, Matthew (Julian Glover). But the marriage is failing and Cass decides one Christmas to…
Monday, September 12th, 2016
London Irish LGBT Network will be hosting an evening celebrating the lives and work of Eva Gore Booth and Roger Casement at the London Irish Centre, Camden on Thursday 22nd September at 7.30 pm. Both were intriguing and intrepid rebels, out of their time. While Casement in this centenary year has garnered well deserved exposure and recognition for his life, humanitarian work and involvement in 1916, Gore Booth, human rights and equality activist whose life and work openly challenged societies prescribed gender norms remains in the shadows. Both lives and their common threads will be explored by speakers Sonja Tiernan and Joseph Healy and harpist Maev Mc Daid. All are welcome. Admission is free. Please book via Eventbrite (below) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/1916-outsiders-and-allies-challenging-presumptions-of-heterosexuality-tickets-26965000041?utm-n
Monday, March 7th, 2016
All Irish people and those of Irish descent around the world celebrate our national day, Saint Patrick's Day. In many cities, including London, some of the buildings turn green for the day. This year, for the 2nd year, we will be taking our place, along with organisations representing Irish counties, the GAA, Irish groups around the UK and others in the Mayor of London's Saint Patrick's Day Festival on Sunday 13th March.We will be wearing our new shirts and jumpers and carrying our brand new banner. We are a relatively new organisation and the involvement of Irish LGBT people in the London parade is also a new thing, only having started three years ago. We think that it is important…
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
Watch this space for more exciting events from London Irish LGBT Network
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
Watch this space for more events to come from London Irish LGBT Network.