about lgbt+ hinckley



All things start with
humble beginnings…

We are here for you…

We started on social media in August 2017, since then we have grown and supported our local LGBT community. We are here to support you. You may just need a friendly face to talk to and ask questions and we are here to listen. We also will keep you up to date on everything happening in the area and in the wider community.

So, what do we do? We believe in community and we aim to bring the community together. We achieve this by holding monthly social meetings and you find out about when they are by visiting our events page. We are also here to listen to you and we also believe strongly in peer support and this is just another thing our social meetings offer as well as a relaxed environment.
Sexual health is another big thing for us, that is why we have partnered with Trade sexual health in Leicester to offer safe sex packs. This allows members to discreetly collect Trade’s packs at our social meetings as well as ordering through the website. You can always find out about when Trade are back in town to have a rapid HIV test.

Meet the team

Our team maybe small, but it is mighty. We each bring a different part and skills to make LGBT+ Hinckley work for the community. Each member of our team is happy for you to talk to us about anything really. You can reach out to us through our facebook chat either on Facebook itself or through the integrated chat on our website.

We are always looking for people to join our growing community, please contact us and let us know what you can offer to our team: admin@LGBThinckley.co.uk

Martin Bowie

Martin Bowie

Founder of LGBT+ Hinckley

I’m a huge fan of the Eurovision song contest (maybe we should have a Eurovision party?) I also love to go to the cinema, Whizzing around Hinckley and the local area on my scooter & also I’m an IT technician for Erud IT who also sponsor LGBT+ Hinckley.
Feel free to follow me on social media if you can find me.

Alice Wilkinson

Alice Wilkinson

Events Coordinator

I’m a student currently studying A-levels in biology, chemistry and psychology. When I’m not drowning in revision I also volunteer as a member of St. John’s Ambulance and as a youth leader at a local cubs group! You can find me on Twitter & Instagram @thetrashygayone if you want (I hate the username too but I’m not creative enough to think of anything better)

Harry Yorath

Harry Yorath

Mentor & Blogger

Passionate about support for the LGBTQ+ Community. I established and currently run the NWSLC LGBTQ+ Society. Beyond that I enjoy trying new things with good people. I’m also a keen baker!

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