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Bolton LGBT+ and Manchester Pride

Posted on: Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bolton LGBT+ is going to Manchester Pride on Saturday, 27.08.2016.


The group has organised to be part of the parade with a big lorry and up to 50 walking places.

BAND is supporting this event and they meet every Wednesday from 5.30 - 7.00 pm to make decorations for the float and costumes, hats, flags and other colourful accessories to take on the day.

If you want to be part of the parade this year and don’t want to go alone, please join us, anyone is welcome. 

Feel free to come along to the art and crafts session on Wednesdays and be part of the planning.

Please keep in mind that there are only 6 weeks to go until the big Manchester Pride Weekend.

If you are unsure and want to know more, please ring Petra at BAND (01204-380643) or email

Alternatively you can facebook Euan, Steve or Charlotte @boltonlgbt+ Or send an email

If you just want to be part of the walking float, please send us your contact details, so that we can secure you a place and keep you informed about the arrangements on the day.

Please feel free to download the poster, below.

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Health and Wellbeing Event - October 2016

Posted on: Monday, July 4, 2016

BAND is planning an event for the World Mental Health Day in October 2016.

We are looking for community groups or individuals who would like to take part in the event to promote:

"Looking after yourself and the people around you"

You could present a drama, musical, community dance, or anything else provided it is based on a wellbeing theme.

If you want to get involved please contact Nireexa Solanki:




phone: 01204 380643


Volunteer Information Day - July 2016

Posted on: Thursday, June 23, 2016

For those of you interested in volunteering at BAND, our next Volunteer Information Day will soon be upon us!

Please come along and find out more about the various volunteering opportunities we have here at BAND and meet some of the staff you will be working alongside.

For more information please visit here.


Out and Abouters - July 2016

Posted on: Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Out and Abouters have some exciting trips lined up for July and the itinerary has been added to the Recovery Events list here.

Important: Please read the Out and Abouters guidance here.

You can also download the itinerary and reply slip below.

Unfortunately you can't download a stamped addressed envelope yet, so you'll have to supply your own or simply drop the slip off at the office.

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Posted on: Monday, June 20, 2016
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