Social groups including sports clubs for the LGBT Community
7.30-9.30pm in The Regent on 2nd Wednesday monthly.
This is the ideal place to tralk with other gay men and women as a way of making friendship with like minded people. It is run by Switchboard volunteers. If you have recently moved to edinburgh and feel a bit isolated or just came out this is the ideal group for you. They will even meet you outside if too shy.
First Sat of each month during the afternoon. Tel: Ruth on 0131-554 7256
Ancient Dykes is a long established Edinburgh based group for lesbians aged 40+ organised by women for women. They hold monthly meetings and regular social events Meets on first Sat of each month during the afternoon.
Lesbian Social Group
Meets 3rd Wed of each month at 7.30pm in The Regent, 2 Montrose Terrace.
LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, 9 Howe Street
Meets 3rd Wed of month from 8pm
A monthly meeting place for bisexuals and those questioning their sexuality. at the for informal discussion followed by drinks.
EDINBURGH QUAKER LESBIAN AND GAY FELLOWSHIP
Glasite Meeting House, 33 Barony Street
on the 3rd Wed of each month at 7pm.
INDEPENDENT LIBERAL CATHOLIC FELLOWSHIP
A small gay friendly fellowship in the Old Catholic tradition. Regular Masses and other sacraments in Edinburgh. Also Relationship Blessings, Hand-fastings, and Healing. Contact Bishop Alistair CCP 07817 767445.
METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH
Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh. 0131 220 1677
Services: Every Sun at 6pm Relationship blessings conducted by arrangement.An inclusive church of the LGBT community open to all irrespective of sexuality.
EDINBURGH GAY MEN'S CHORUS
New choir formed in response to overwhelming demand for a male voice choir following the visit of the London Chorus in May 2007. They do not audition singers.They also welcome non-singing members to join in the social side of the Chorus. Whilst predominantly comprised of men who identify as gay, male singers of all sexual orientations are welcome - the only prerequisites are that you keep the Chorus a safe environment for gay men, and that you want to sing and have fun.
LOUD & PROUD
Scotland's original choir for LGBT singers and holds regular concerts in the Central Belt. The repertoire, which is sung acapella in varying numbers of parts, includes simple rounds, popular music, traditional music, light classics, festive and seasonal songs, lesbian/gay anthems, and show tunes. Meets weekly for rehearsals in Edinburgh.
LUVVIES THEATRE COMPANY
Edinburgh based LGBT theatre company, which aims to give LGBT people the opportunity to act, direct, produce or organise theatre or take part in any aspect of the creative process. No previous experience is necessary. 07854 836605.
REMEMBER WHEN PROJECT
Remember When Project, c/o The Living Memory Association, The Reminiscence Centre, 101 St Leonards Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9QY.
0131 667 0761
Documenting the collective history of Edinburgh's LGBT communities, recording life-stories and personal memories across the generations, and celebrating our rich and varied contributions to the quality of life in the city. The culmination of this work was an exhibition entitled 'Rainbow City: Stories from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Edinburgh' held at the City Art Centre, Edinburgh in 2006.
LESBIAN AND GAY REAL ALE DRINKERS
The Edinburgh group of CAMRA's Task Group for LGBT real ale and cider fans. Meets in The Regent 1st Mon of each month from 9pm to sample the brewers' art - Aug 2nd Mon (to avoid GBBF). Karen on 0131-557 8790.: email@example.com
LGBT YOUTH SCOTLAND
The Citadel, 39/40 Commercial Street, Edinburgh. EH6 6JD
Confidential Youthline Tel: 0845 113 0005 (Tue 7.30-9pm). Office Tel/Fax: Tel: 0131-555 3940 (Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm).
Provides services and opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people (13-25) in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife, Borders, Tayside and Dumfries & Galloway. The groups include drop-ins at their Edinburgh offices for under-18's (Wed) and for over 18's (Thu). They also have a range of different opportunities to get involved with, including volunteering and projects involving video and arts work, and they offer training services. Nationally, they run regular events for young people to get involved in local and national decision-making, and to make new friends and have a laugh.
CALEDONIAN THEBANS RFC
Caledonian Thebans Rugby Football Club is Scotland's first gay/bi friendly rugby club. Offers gay/bi/trans men the chance to learn the game and play rugby in a safe and supportive environment. Continually welcomes new players (+18) at whatever level or experience and new supporters to the club. If you're interested in playing or supporting gay rugby in Scotland, please get in touch. Come along and get fit! 07758 668784 or Text "thebans" to 60300.
EDINBURGH GOC SWIMMING & GYM GROUP
Meets 8pm every Mon at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road in the main entrance area and afterwards in the Blue Moon Café from 9.15pm.
EDINBURGH LGB RUNNING GROUP
Meets 6.15pm Wednesdays at the Jawbones, The Meadows. Everybody made welcome from complete beginners to the more experienced.
Contact: Robert on 07738 939836. firstname.lastname@example.org
RACQUETEERS BADMINTON GROUP
Edinburgh based gay and lesbian non-competitive badminton club meets Thu eve 7-9pm at Meadowbank Stadium. New players of all abilities welcome.