On Saturday 10 March, Sophie and Caroline were pleasantly surprised to see so many of you turn up to our first ever Kaleidoscope Bristol meet up! First we headed to Smoke and Mirrors, a bustling little magic bar on Denmark Street. It was great to see such a diverse spread of people from the University … Continue reading Saturday 10th March – Magic, Music and Dancing in Bristol with Bristol Staff LGBTQ+
Thurs 8 March 2018, 6.30-8pm 10 West 2.45 Are you someone who wants to be an ally to the trans and gender nonconforming communities but aren't sure how or where to start? Is there a person in your life who identifies as trans or gender non-conforming? Do you know your coworkers or peers engage in transphobic behavior but you don't know what to do … Continue reading Becoming a Trans Ally – Thurs 8 March 2018
Here we are in 2018. Can't believe how fast 2017 has flown! We have had some great events happening since our first meeting in April 2017 and we have plenty more to come. So, diaries at the ready to pencil in the following dates: Saturday 10th February, 8.30pm - As requested by group members, we … Continue reading Off-campus events for 2018
The LGBT+ community are coming together to network, plan and learn at a free local event. What kind of community do we want to live in? How can we achieve it? Come and have your say! Join Kaleidoscope for an activity filled Sunday in Bristol to kick off the Stonewall Season. Some possible activities include … Continue reading Stonewall Season Kicks Off! 1st October in Bristol.
Preparations are officially underway for the group’s debut pride event on the 8th July in Bristol, and let me tell you…the Kaleidoscope banner is looking FABULOUS. Using paint, glitter pens and lavender satin, we created a beautiful sign to help people recognise the group amongst the crowds in Bristol next weekend. The parade is due … Continue reading Kaleidoscope Prepare for BRISTOL PRIDE!
We have been contacted by one of our members who is looking for a non-binary volunteer to help out at a public engagement event. Catherine says: "I'm hoping to find someone who identifies as gender nonbinary to join me at a public engagement event called 'The Human Library'. Their aim is to reduce prejudice and … Continue reading Volunteer wanted!
On the 5 July Kaleidoscope will be collaborating with The Diversity Trust. They will be arriving at the university to deliver an interactive Hate Crime Awareness Training Workshop. The Diversity Trust are a non-profit organisation based in Bristol. They are at the forefront of social change, providing free training to organisations in every sector. This particular … Continue reading Hate Crime Awareness Training with the Diversity Trust
The University of Bath’s LGBT+ staff and postgraduate researchers are invited to join Kaleidoscope for a picnic down by the lake. Grab your lunch and a pair of sunglasses (hopefully) and join us between 12:00 and 14:00! Feel free to bring children along to this family friendly gathering too. If the British weather lets us … Continue reading Kaleidoscope Campus Picnic!
Last night we had film night – and I have a feeling it will be the first of many! With clear blue skies and blazing sunshine after work, we didn’t think that may people we turn up to spend the evening in the Chancellors Building with the curtains drawn... but we were wrong! We had … Continue reading Movie night: Feeling the Pride!
Your friendly PGR Champion Tam here reporting back from our second social which was held this week. On Tuesday April 25th we took over a large table in All Bar One and gathered for some (payday!) wine, beer, cocktails and mocktails. We had lots of familiar faces from our first social, it was great to … Continue reading A very enjoyable second social event