We are lucky in our county to have an active LGBTQ+ community with many community support and social groups. We have listed a few below but are looking to add more. If you are part of a group that would like to be included e-mail with a paragraph to explain what you and where you meet along with contact details for public use and a logo / image / photo.


Meets: Gloucester City Centre venue, 1st Thursday of every month


Contact: E-mail


The Gloucestershire Gay and Lesbian Community is a friendly social group that welcomes people of all sexualities and ages. The group aims to provide a meeting place for people who want to meet others similar to themselves in a relaxed social environment without the pressures associated with the gay bars and clubs. They are supported by their own fundraising and do not receive any grants or outside funding


Meets: Gloucester, monthly


Contact: Facebook: @gaygirlsofglos


Friendly social group for L.G.B.T women that meets once a month in Gloucester. Outside the monthly meet up we also organise events including cinema nights, country walks, laser tag, quiz nights, camping,  clubbing in and around Gloucestershire and whatever anyone suggests! If you've not been before feel free to pop along to a monthly meet or drop us a hello via our Email, Facebook or Twitter page.


Meets: Gloucester, monthly


Contact: E-mail:


Are you gender variant in any way? Many labels and adjectives are used to describe aspects and degrees of gender variance, including 'transman', a 'transwoman', 'intersex' or 'transsexual' person. Alternatively, are you close to someone who is gender variant?


Do you live, work in, or visit Gloucestershire or the surrounding area? Are you looking for a safe and supportive environment in which you can be yourself and no-one will put you down? If so, Gloscats may be for you.



Contact: E-mail: or for their youth group Phone 07903 472899


GAY-GLOS provide Strategic Engagement, External Training and Education Programmes for Schools and Colleges.


They also run a Young People's Social Group for young LGB&T people and those exploring their sexual orientation. See the youth group's section of their website for more details


Meets: Monthly - usually the last Friday, The Shush Bar @ The Swan, Cheltenham 9pm - 1.30am

           Next dates 25th January, 8th March and 29th March 2019

Website: Search on Facebook for their page Feathers @whatevertickles



Feathers is an LGBT+ social night out open to the public with karaoke and disco in the function room at the Swan pub. The atmosphere is relaxed, open and socialable, each monthly Feathers nights is slightly themed and the Swan offer special drinks offers for the Feather crowd. The events are run by a group of volunteers rather than the venue itself and entry is FREE!!! | |