Go Out Walk – Yarrow Valley, Chorley, July 20th @ Yarrow Valley Country Park
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Go Out Walk - Yarrow Valley, Chorley, July 20th @ Yarrow Valley Country Park

An easy 5.5 mile walk around Yarrow Valley Park along country lanes, and through lovely fields. Some footpaths are overgrown, so long trousers are advised.

Meet for 11am at Euxton skatepark car park. The postcode is: PR7 6DD. Please bring a packed lunch. The group will be setting off at 11.15am prompt!

Chance of a drink afterwards at the Fieldfare pub.

This walking group is supported by a grant from Localgiving and Postcode  Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.


Chorley LGBT Youth Group (Invitation-only) @ Inspire Youth Zone
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LGBT youth group for young people aged 11 (at high school) – 17 years.  It is held at Inspire Youth Zone, Chorley and it is by invitation only, on a Sunday evening. Any young people visiting would have to be signed up members of the youth zone.

For further information and to request an invitation please email jennifer.mcgillivray@inspireyouthzone.org.

Lancaster Coffee Afternoon – Out in the Bay @ The Dukes
Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Lancaster Coffee Afternoon - Out in the Bay @ The Dukes | England | United Kingdom

LGBT coffee afternoon, meeting every Monday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.   Venue: The Dukes

For more information please contact Out in the Bay.


PYRO Lancaster young people’s group
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Please note:  PYRO does not meet every week. Please enquire by text  to find out when the next meeting is.

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M2M Sexual Health Clinic Blackpool @ Horizon
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

HORIZON LGB&T, 102 Dickson Road, Blackpool, hold an exclusive sexual health clinic for men who have sex with men. The clinic is held from 5.30pm until 8pm every Tuesday (except public holidays), or by appointment at any other time, Monday to Friday. To make an appointment call 01253 311431, or Drop in on a Tuesday evening where no appointment is required.

The clinic is a drop in service for both cisgender and transgender men who have sex with men, over the age of 18. Facilitated by Sexual Health Practitioners from HORIZON under the guidance of Blackpool Sexual Health Services

Attendees at the clinic will receive a non-invasive sexual health screen to test for prolific Sexually Transmitted Infections and Blood Born Viruses.
The clinic adopts a non-invasive testing procedure and therefore attendees will only be completing urine testing, Throat Swab** and Finger Prick blood test.
Some results are available instantly, with others supplied by Blackpool Sexual health Services within 14 days.
**In some cases clients will be asked to self-swab

Benefits from the M2M Clinic:
Out of hours service
Discreet and confidential
Non Evasive Screening
Testing for Chlamydia
Testing for Gonorrhoea
Instant result HIV Testing
Instant Result Syphilis Testing
Post and Pre-test counselling
Instant access into sexual health support
FREE Condoms and Lube
Advice on PreP


Meet’n’Match LGBT support session for people with Learning Disabilities or Autism @ Plungington Community Centre
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet'n'Match LGBT support session for people with Learning Disabilities or Autism @ Plungington Community Centre

This is a peer support session for any LGBT people with Learning Disabilities or Autism. A chance to meet new people, get together and share personal experiences, get support and talk in a safe space.

The contact person is Lucy Hamlin, project co-ordinator for Meet’n’Match. telephone 07956 018422 or email lucy@meet-n-match.co.uk.

The group meets in an upstairs room, please let Lucy know in advance if you have mobility issues so that the group can accommodate you.

Wyre LGBT Young People’s group @ Fleetwood - details on request
Jul 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
POUT Burnley LGBT youth group @ On request
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
POUT Burnley LGBT youth group @ On request

Meets weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6.30 – 8.30pm.

Young People would need to make contact with the group via  e mail (POUTburnley@lancashire.gov.uk) so they can be met beforehand for support and to be welcomed into the session.


POUT Young People’s Group in Leyland @ Leyland - details on request
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

POUT is a long established group for young people in the Chorley and South Ribble areas who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or are questioning their sexuality or gender identity. It’s part of the Lancashire County Council Children & Family Wellbeing Service. The group meets most Wednesday evenings at a venue in Leyland. The age range is 13-19 and the group is staffed by qualified young people’s workers. For more information please email pout@lancashire.gov.uk or telephone the Youth Zone in South Ribble on 01772 426858

55+ Men’s Luncheon Group – Blackpool @ Blackpool (various locations)
Jul 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

A mature gay gentlemen’s group meeting for lunch each week at various locations around Blackpool. Meets every Thursday from 12:30pm for light lunch and chat. Contact Anthony at Horizon on 07875 355390 for more details.