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Celebrating 10 years of connecting LGBT communities across the North East… 

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Northern Proud Voices are the North East’s first and largest choir for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people (and allies). We sing all types of music under professional direction and we meet every Thursday evening from 7 - 9 pm in suite 4 at the Jurys Inn Hotel, Newcastle. 


We are a non audition choir so it doesn't matter if you don't read music or have never sung in a choir before. NPV is not just about singing, we are a diverse, friendly, social space for LGBT people. 


Please check out our website for more information:


or you can find our page on Facebook by searching for "Northern Proud Voices"


We are always looking to welcome new members and are particularly keen to increase our female membership. Do get in touch if you would like more information or if you have any questions by emailing

BAMER Women’s Sexual Violence Network 

Invite to Join & Free Training Offer 


Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) are setting up a Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) Women’s Sexual Violence Network.  The network is aimed at BAMER women who work or volunteer in frontline roles in generic, holistic or specialist organisations (this can include statutory and voluntary sector organisations). 

BAMER Women's Sexual Violence Network - Invite to Join & Free training Offer.pdf
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Rainbow Kids was set up in 2016 with the aim of bringing LGBTQ families and their supporters together across the North East of England for the opportunity to meet other LGBTQ families, meet new friends and have fun while being able to socialise and relax with the little ones. Rainbow Kids wants to provide a friendly, supportive, fun and inclusive space for all LGBTQ families to get together regularly in a safe space, to meet new friends and families and to offer support and a community for all LGBTQ families in the area. 



Is a social meet up group for gay and bi women from all over the North East for socialising in and around Newcastle. 

Friendly to all lesbians, bisexuals and transgender women who love women we are hoping to meet and chat during newbie events every month, go for walks, cinema/ theatre/performance night, coffee, meals, or other socials events. For more information and future events visit our website.




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Find out more about online abuse and harassment, what it is, and what you can do to stop it. It is important that we work together to stop discrimination, challenge abusive behaviour online, and provide support to those affected.

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Pride & Joy is a singing group who meet every Tuesday 6.30-8.30pm at Alphabetti Theatre. We are organised by people who love singing and exist to give LGBT people in the North East the opportunity to make music in a friendly environment. We believe that singing contributes positively to physical and mental well-being and we share the benefits by hostingt singing workshops, tasters and events. Our focus is on providing a smaller group where less confident members can develop their vocal skills in a supportive environment. We enjoy singing together, but we also care for each other beyond the choir room, building friendships and support networks that help us cope with our daily lives.

We hold Taster sessions for LGBT groups and we've found that people who swear they can't sing in tune are very often surprised by how quickly their voice becomes stronger, more confident and can blend well with others - it's also great fun.



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LGBT Directory North East November 2017.pdf
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