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
We had so much fun at the first meeting, we couldn't wait to have another one! Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 25th April, at 6pm, in Bath City Centre. We’re meeting up again in April as another opportunity us all to get to know each other, and hopefully include those who could not … Continue reading Second meeting!
Hi everyone – its Sophie here! (One of your friendly group co-chairs 😉 ) When Ed and I set up this group we were so excited and couldn’t wait to get started but there was one small problem… the name: “The University of Bath LGBT+ Staff and Postgraduate Researchers Group” just didn’t roll off the … Continue reading What’s in a name…?
On April 6th we held our launch social at the Hall and Woodhouse in central Bath. The aim was for a casual get together to meet new faces, introduce ourselves and break the ice. The feedback suggests that this was a success! We had about 25 attendees overall, with a diverse range of ages and … Continue reading Our first social event