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Adelaide LGBTIQ Events - A Community Calendar 

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most community groups are currently not meeting. To protect yourself and others, avoid all unnecessary contact with other people and follow all advice issued by the Australian Department of Health via their website. Conditions are changing constantly, so check back periodically for the latest advice.

If you are feeling socially isolated, see the Services and COVID-19 pages on this website for people you can contact. Various phone and online services such as Q Life and Lifeline are still operating as usual, and services like Bfriend are still available via phone and email to offer support to LGBTIQA+ South Australians.

Mixed  groups and events


If contact details listed below are incorrect or not working, please advise us via email at  [email protected] 

You may also be interested in other groups:  YOUTH  /  WOMEN  /  MEN  TRANS  /  COUNTRY

 

Adelaide Queer Gamers

(Adelaide CBD)


A safe space for LGBTIQA+ people aged 16 years and over, and their allies, to meet new people and have some fun while playing games.


Meets from 2-5pm one Saturday per month at 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide. Currently meeting until June 2020.


See the flyer for full details.

Contact: [email protected] 

 

Alcoholics Anonymous - GLBT

(Kensington)


Meets every Saturday at 4.00pm at Bridge Street, Kensington.

For more info, click here.

 

All Are Included


All Are Included (formerly known as Accepts) is a group established to provide an affirming welcome, support and information for LGBTIQA+ people and their families and friends, particularly those in the Lutheran Church of Australia. They have a particular interest in supporting people who have been isolated by the Australian Lutheran community.

 

Website: http://www.allareincluded.com.au/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lcaallareincluded/
 

BINGO (Feast)

(Adelaide CBD)


Held 6pm every Sunday night at Mylk Bar, 57 Flinders Street, Adelaide. This event is a fundraiser for the Feast Queer Youth Drop-In, so come along and show your support!


Find them on Facebook or see here for the flyer.

 

Bits and Pieces

(Adelaide CBD)


A group for gender and sexually diverse people with lived experience of mental illness. The group aims to create an ongoing zine, giving an outlet to express themselves and provide information. Meets on alternating Thursdays, please see the calendar for dates and time.

Contact bits.n[email protected]

 

Catalyst Foundation

(Adelaide CBD)


Monthly events for LGBTI people who are 50+. Events include:


  • Book group
  • Social dinner
  • Film club
  • Coffee catch-up
  • Evening catch-up (for women, trans & gender diverse people)

A flyer can be found here or you can contact Lucy at Catalyst Foundation via [email protected] or 8168 8776.

See the upcoming events page for more information about over 50's events, as well as a list of all of their events for 2020.

 

COTA SA Rainbow Hub

(Adelaide CBD)


COTA SA hosts monthly lunches for older LGBTI people. Held at 12pm on the fourth Thursday of each month at The Treasury 1860, 144 King William Street, Adelaide.


For more information, see the COTA SA website.

 

Diverse-City

(Adelaide CBD)


Located at 116 Grote Street, Adelaide, Diverse-City is a venue run by and for the LGBTIQA+ community.


See the Diverse-City Facebook page for further details, including information on upcoming events.

 

ECH LGBTI Connect

(Metropolitan Adelaide)


Co-created with members from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) communities, ECH LGBTI Connect provides culturally safe access, navigation, advocacy and connection to aged care services for and from LGBTI community members in South Australia.


ECH also offers Rainbow Social Connections, which is a home visiting service for over-55 year-olds. 


If you’re interested in finding out more about the Rainbow Social Connections events or the LGBTI Volunteer Home Visiting Program (either as a volunteer or requesting a visit)  contact ECH via 1300 275 324 or [email protected] or see their website.

 

FEAST (LGBTIQ Cultural Festival)

(Metropolitan Adelaide)


The FEAST Festival is Adelaide's annual LGBTIQA+ cultural festival, celebrating Pride and Diversity.

The festival is held in November each year, but other events are held throughout the year as well.


See the Feast website for more information, including the full program for the next festival.

 

Gay and Lesbian Immigration Task Force (GLITF SA Inc)


http://www.sa.glitf.org.au  /  [email protected]  /  0488 455 078

Settlement and advocate support services, and social activities and events: for people from another country wishing to migrate to South Australia.
Regular events and member activities are held.
You can contact us via mobile telephone message service 0488 445 078 and leave a message on our system and a secretary or a key volunteer will call you back and assist you with your inquiry.

 

Glitter Knitters

(Adelaide CBD)


Glitter Knitters is a queer friendly knitting circle run by the Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group.


This knitting circle aims to allow local LGBTQIA+ members to bond, build rapport and engage in casual queer-related conversations and discussions over knitting.  All knit products will be sold at community events to fundraise for the activism activities of Queer Amnesty International Adelaide Action Group.


For more information, please see the Queer Amnesty International Facebook page, who post the events regularly.

 

Kindred Spirits 1

(Thebarton)


A social group for all LGBTIQA+ people, family, friends and allies. This group meets at the Wheatsheaf Hotel at 2pm on the second Saturday of each month.


For more details visit their Meetup page.

 

L2Q on the EP

(Port Lincoln)


http://l2qontheep.weebly.com  

Social and support group for people living on Eyre Peninsula. Holds regular meetings. and you can find a calendar and contacts on their website.

 

Mount Gambier LGBTIQ+ Youth Group

(Mount Gambier)


headspace Mount Gambier is an inclusive and safe space for young people aged 12-25. This includes those who identify as sexually or gender diverse, or are unsure about their sexual or gender identity. Do you want to come and hang out with other sexually and gender diverse young people, play games, chill, and participate in fun activities? It’s free to attend and you don’t have to be a headspace client, all young people are welcome.


Meets fortnightly on Tuesdays 5:30pm - 7:30pm at headspace Mount Gambier, 171 Commercial St East.

For further information see the flyer or contact Jess Stephenson - headspace Allied Health Worker. Phone: 8725 0443 Email: [email protected].

They also have a secret Facebook group where you can keep up-to-date with the next dates and connect with the other youth group members. To join, email Jess.

 
Narcotics Anonymous - Pride Meeting
(Adelaide)

A safe and nurturing recovery space for LGBTQI people and friends.
Meets 6pm Sundays at  57 Hyde Street, Adelaide.

For more information, see their website.
 

Pink Parents


A group of prospective and established families of SA's same sex community, meets for social functions and support.


See their Facebook group for more information.

 

Positive Life SA


Provides activities and services for people living with HIV.


For more information, call 8293 3700 or visit their website.

 

 Pride of the South

(Southern suburbs)


LGBTIQ network group for the southern communities in Adelaide. They host multiple community events each month.


Visit their Facebook page or email them for more information, or see their flyer.


Regular Events:

Pool Nights: 1st Wednesday of each month at Pt, Noarlunga RSL.

Coffee Pots: 3rd Sunday of each month at Mick O'Sheas.
Gamers Night: 3rd Month of each month at Hackham Community Connections Centre

 

Q Car

(Metropolitan Adelaide)


A group for LGBTIQ car enthusiasts. Q Car organizes regular vehicle-meets / outings for members and their friends who are passionate about their vehicles. Q Car aficionados enjoy driving and socializing with like-minded people.


For more information, visit their website.

 

Queer Housing Adelaide


A group for anyone looking for a queer/LGBTIQA+ friendly housemate or household.


Find them on Facebook.

 

Queer Society

(Metropolitan Adelaide)


The Queer Society is a community group for people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities as well as their allies. The group runs an array of regular social events and provide a welcoming environment to meet like-minded people, gain information and develop new skills.


More information can be obtained from their website or Facebook page. You can also contact them via email.

 

Queer Youth Drop-in (FEAST)

(Adelaide CBD)


A social space organised by Feast Festival for LGBTQIA+  14-25 year olds to hang out, meet others, and be yourself!

Events run second and fourth Thursday of the month at SAMESH, 57 Hyde St in the CBD. 


See their Facebook page for more information.

 

QWIRE - Adelaide Gay and Lesbian Choir

(Metropolitan Adelaide)


Meets on Tuesday nights to rehearse, and performs at a few events through the year.


Visit their website for more information, or contact them via 0404 661 969 or email.

 

Southern Rainbow Youth

(Christie Downs)


A social support group in the southern suburbs for LGBTIQA+ young people aged 16-25. Facilitated by headspace Onkaparinga.


Different activities will take place each fortnight including quiz/games nights, movie nights, badge making, etc.


For more information, see the flyer or contact headspace on 8186 8600 or register for upcoming events via Eventbrite.

 

Southern Fleurieu Q+

(Victor Harbor)


For gender and sexually diverse people and their allies, up to age 25. Snacks provided.

Meets every three weeks, 4.00pm - 6.00pm. 


Contact: Lud 0422 459 660

Email: [email protected]

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/SFQPlus

 

Squash – Team Adelaide


http://www.teamadelaide.org.au/content/_squash.htm - currently not meeting 

 

Tennis – Team Adelaide


http://www.teamadelaide.org.au/team-adelaide-mixed-tennis/

Meets Tuesday evenings at Trinity Gardens. Social tennis also played on Sundays at the Sturt Lawn Tennis Club.

 

Tenpin Bowling – Team Adelaide


http://www.teamadelaide.org.au/team-adelaide-tenpin-bowling/

Meets Thursday nights at Woodville.

 

UNIDOS


https://www.facebook.com/groups/unidos.rasa/  /  click here for flyer

Support and meetings for people from multicultural and non-English speaking backgrounds.

 

Uni SA PRIDE


Facebook group for LGBTIQ students at the University of South Australia.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/unisapride/

 

Unity and Friends


http://unityandfriends.unitingchurch.org.au/

Religious group, meets at Goodwood for one-off social events / meetings.

 

Volleyball - Adelaide Spikers


http://www.adelaidespikers.asn.au  /  find them on Facebook by clicking here

Meets every Thursday, from 7.00pm.