What’s Happening in the UK for Bi Visibility Day

Here’s Biscuit’s guide to the events celebrating Bisexual Visibility Day throughout the UK. Looking for a bi event near you? look no further!

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Warm up for Bisexual Visibility Day on 14th September  at INCITE!@Phoenix, where LGBT Poet Laureate Trudy Howson hosts professional and amateur poets and chats to poets Genevieve L Walsh and Sven Stears. Of course, the theme of this INCITE! is bisexuality.

On 20th September ParliOUT hosts Purple Prose editor Kate Harrad and bi activist and poet Jacq Applebee for a Lunch and Learn for LGBT parliamentary staff in Westminster.

In Bolton, you’ll find a display packed with information at Bolton Library. The display will remain in place until 26th September so pop down for a look!

In Southampton on 22nd September Bi Wessex hosts an informal networking event at Cafe Momento.

Also on 22nd in Central London, OUTstanding hosts Inga Beale, Chief Executive of Lloyds of London for a session on bisexual visibility in the workplace. This event is now sold out.

If you’re in Manchester, there’s a film screening taking place at the LGBT Foundation, beginning at 6.30. See Facebook for more info.

Swansea will have bi awareness and info stalls at Singleton Campus, Fulton House (ground floor) 12pm-2pm and at Bay Campus, Engineering reception.


Bisexual Visibility Day Events

Bisexual Visibility Day is 23rd September. Biscuit officially launches the Purple List for 2017, honouring the influencers and activists in our communities. Nominate your fave!

In Manchester, Jackie Hagan and Jasmine Chatfield  host Revolting People – a celebration of bisexuality featuring spoken word performances and live music. At Gullivers from 7.30.

Brighton Both Ways hosts an ice cream social at Creams ice cream parlour on Western Road, 3 to 6 pm. Also a social meetup at the Yellow Book on York Place from 6.30.

In Glasgow, you’ll find Bi Visibility drama – a night of sketches and discussion around  bi experiences. At 46 Trongate from 6pm.

Also on 23rd, Leeds Bi Group hosts Bi Voices, an evening dedicated to amplifying bi+ voices from the UK and abroad. There’s afterparty at Bar Fibre, too. Tickets are free but essential.

In Aberdeen the Robert Gordon University LGBT+ Staff Networking hosts a night of Bi Bowling at Codonas, Sunset Boulevard from 7pm.

In Bristol, Purple Prose launches at Hydra Books, with readings, discussions and a chance to get your copy signed by a selection of the editors.

Belfast has a  Bi Visibility Week Social at The Spaniard hosed by Bi+ Ireland. See facebook for more.

If you’re in Derby, Derbyshire LGBT+ is hosting View from the Bi Bridge, featuring a documentary screening and Q&A session.

In London, the University of Greenwich  hosts a bi visibility student social. Meet 6.30pm Bar Latitude. More can be found here.

There’s lots going on in Edinburgh, with a  Bi+ Visibility Day 101 Workshop at University of Edinburgh, Teviot Dining Room, Bristo Square, followed by Bi Furious, a club night celebrating bisexuality and pansexuality.

You’ll also find a Queer Bi Night at the Serenity Cafe, fundraising for the local LGBT+ centre. Let them know you’re coming here.

Locals to Leicester can visit the LGBT Centre from midday for readings from Purple Prose, and a Q&A with Bi’s of Colour founder Jacq Applebee.

BiPhoria will have a stall in Victoria Square Bolton from 10am til noon, as part of Bolton Pride. They’ll have literature


On 24th September BiPhoria hosts a bisexual games afternoon at the LGBT Foundation in Manchester.

Also on 24th, Leeds Frontrunners will be running in purple, and there’s a bi bike ride too, hosted by Leeds Bi Group. Find out more on facebook.

Bolton‘s BiPhoria stall will reappear on 25th September at Bolton Pride Community Expo as part of Bolton LGBT Pride celebrations.

2nd October in South London is CaBiRet,  an evening of entertainment with an distinctly bisexual flavour.

And finally, on 5th October, Sheffield bi group host a screening of Appropriate Behaviour at The Void Cinema, Sheffield Hallam. The event is free but donations appreciated.

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Libby Baxter-Williams

Libby is a 30-something Londoner, who spends more time reading picture books than is seemly. She became a bi activist entirely by accident, but now she can't imagine living any other way. In the event of an emergency, she'll have a large gin and tonic, thanks.
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