LGBT social groups Newcastle and North Tyneside

LGBT social groups in Newcastle and North Tyneside (Extract from the Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside, 2018)

More groups are starting up, but here is the latest list for places to meet and socialise. Please let us know if there are others we should add to the list.


Age UK North Tyneside, Tyneside Care Academy Centre, Park Road Whitley Bay, NE26 1LT

0191 280 8484

  • LGBT group inclusive, sociable network organises a regular programme of events and meetings.
  • North Tyneside Trans Group, Social group meets twice monthly, guest speakers, activities etc.


Gasbags North East, Broadacre House, Level 5, Market Street, Newcastle, NE1 6HQ     

0191 711 8934 or 07736823698  (please note this email address has now changed from the print version)

Social support group for gay/bisexual men (over 18) Meets Tues 6.30pm – 8.30pm.


Gay Men Tyneside (GMT)                        

Friendship and support for gay and bisexual men. Interest groups, activities and trips in a welcoming atmosphere. Social evening first Wed of the month 6.45pm—9.00pm close to central Newcastle. Contact via the website for details.


North East Older Lesbian Women’s Network (NEOLN),  

07539 489 214                    and Facebook

Monthly meetings at the Tyneside Coffee Rooms in Newcastle first Sat of the month 10.30am—11.30am for friendship, socialising and outings.


For men’s groups, women’s groups and mixed social and interest groups see the Out and About section in the Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside 2018, and the Out and About section in the Golden Guide N0rthumberland, 2018.