The New Union Flag Project *UPDATE*

Is your family a bit arty? Do you fancy being part of a celebration of Brighton’s cultural diversity AND have an indoor teaparty at the fabulous Brighton Museum that the weather can’t spoil this time?? Then this is the event for you! [Note: This is the event we were going to do in September but…

Brighton and Hove Rainbow Families Wellbeing Project

The Workshops are responding to some of the prevailing questions that are posted on our Facebook Page. With this, we have managed to secure outstanding external facilitators from the locality who will lead the Workshops highlighted below: ***Workshop 1*** Using donor banks for LGBT families – Processes for fertility assessment for starters in the process to…

BLAGSS Bowling Competition 2017

The intrepid crack Rainbow Families bowling squad took on 26 other teams in the 2017 BLAGSS Bowling Competition at the Marina. All but one of our number shunned the alley-issued bowling shoes (lesbians always have sensible footwear) and we took the competition by storm. Well, actually, we might have come 25th out of 26 teams…

Rainbow Families Christmas Party 2016

On Saturday 3rd December, lots of families across Brighton & Hove (and surrounds!) met at BHASVIC college for the annual Rainbow Families Christmas Party! Lots of fun was had with party games and dancing, and even a special visit from the man in red himself! The day was topped off nicely with wonderful party food…

Pride 2016 (Gallery)

Pride 2016 was a huge success, what with the sun beaming down on us. Great music, and good company, what more could you ask for? Our designated families area was also bigger than ever, with families visiting in their dozens. Hopefully see you next year!

Boulder Brighton

The children aged 5+ had a fantastic time at Boulder Brighton Climbing Centre on 27th September. ‘The rock climbing was awesome!’ (Summer aged 5yrs) ‘I could do it! It was high!’ (Joy aged 5yrs) ‘I enjoy the challenge of climbing. And like meeting up with my Rainbow Family friends, like Emma’ (Isobella aged 9 years)

Diversity Games

We had such great fun at the diversity games, a great group of rainbow family mums stepped up to compete. Liz went from a non runner to an impressive performance in the 5k colour run, alongside quite a few others. They all got great times, and really looked a sight afterwards. Once the games began, we…

Pride 2015

This year we will be walking to the Park and our picnic will be in the family area of the Pride Event. We have worked with Pride to ensure the playground was included within the park and there is a family tent with events and entertainment for the children. This will all be a part…

Living history project

Great news! We have received a grant of £3000 from the Rainbow Fund to conduct a living history project that explores and preserves the history of LGBTQ families across the South East, encompassing research into changing attitudes, case studies, photographs and personal reflections. The research will reflect on how wider social and legislative changes have…

Rainbow Families single / lone parents drinks

The Rainbow Families single / lone parents ( and friends ) drinks and social evening was a huge success with old and new faces alike. The evening was organised by Karen Bruce who did a great job in enticing so many to the Marlborough pub in Brighton last Saturday and so a big thanks to…