LGBT+ History Month Webinar: UNISON’s Role as a Champion of LGBT+ Equality

24 February 2021 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online webinar

All UNISON members are invited to join us for this special webinar in celebration of LGBT+ History Month. We are delighted that Susan Mawhood, UNISON National Officer for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender+ Equality, will be with us to discuss UNISON’s history supporting the LGBT+ Community and the excellent work the LGBT+ Self Organised Group continues […]

LGBT+ History Month Quiz

18 February 2021 7:30pm–8:45pm

Online quiz

Test your knowledge of LGBT+ history (and other topics!) by joining our special online quiz, hosted by the Regional LGBT+ Group. Everyone is welcome to pit their wits and try to win one of our excellent prizes, and friends and family of UNISON members can also join in the fun. Please email p.young@unison.co.uk to register, […]

Transgender Remembrance Day

20 November 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

Online course

Transgender Remembrance Day is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. This year, UNISON South East’s LGBT+ committee is organising a two hour online training event aimed at supporting activists representing trans members in the workplace. We will look […]

World Menopause Day

18 October 2020

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. UNISON has over a million women members working in public services. So we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal […]

Keep Canterbury Labour – canvassing session

17 November 2019 2:00pm–4:30pm

Canterbury West Station, Canterbury, Kent

Join UNISON General Secretary, Dave Prentis and Political Commentator and Campaigner, Ayesha Hazarika at a mass canvassing session in Canterbury, supporting Labour candidate Rosie Duffield. Let’s keep Canterbury Labour! Outcome

UNISON South East Suffragette Tour

24 November 2018 10:15am–3:00pm

Museum of London Docklands

Continuing our celebrations of 100 years since the vote for women, we have organised a brilliant opportunity for women members to learn more about the history of the suffragette movement with a guided bus tour of suffragette London. If you wish to attend please fill in the application form below, if you need more information […]

Slough Women Leading Women

17 November 2018 11:30am–2:00pm

The Curve, Slough

Showcasing the women of Slough, past, present, and future. Please note this is an external event The event will include an opportunity to network over lunch with inspirational women and girls from across Slough. And for you to select one of the 100 inspiring Women Leading Women portrait exhibition. This is a great way to […]

Equal Pay Day 2018

10 November 2018

Equal Pay Day comes around once a year because but despite the Equal Pay Act in 1970, women still earn less than men in Britain today. The current Gender Pay Gap means women effectively stop earning relative to men on a day in November. This day is referred to as ‘Equal Pay Day’ and the […]

Sylvia: an Old Vic, Sadler’s Wells, Zoonation, Kate Prince Company production

3 – 22 September 2018

The Old Vic, London

Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history. 100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement. Co-written by Kate Prince and […]

Love Music Hate Racism | Oxford Fundraiser

1 September 2018 7:00pm–11:55pm

Isis Farmhouse, Tow Path

Love Music Hate Racism live music fundraiser event supported by UNISON Oxfordshire Health Branch. Featuring live music from: Brickwork Lizards Basil Gabbidon band (founder Steele Pulse) Steve White and the Protest Family Raouf Adear Jen Berkova Simon Davies Plus DJs John and Butters – Witney Soul Club Bar and food stalls Cost: £5 waged / […]

Day of Memory – Honour Based Abuse

13 July 2018 9:15am–1:00pm

Surrey Police and charity Karma Nirvana are hosting an event to support the annual Day of Memory for victims of honour based abuse. The annual commemoration falls on 14 July, the birthday of Shafilea Ahmed, who was aged 17 when she was murdered by her parents in 2003 for refusing a forced marriage and being ‘too […]

Surrey County Pay Up Now! Rally

7 April 2018 2:00pm–5:00pm

Runnymede constituency of Philip Hammond MP & Chancellor of the Exchequer

Pay Up Now! demonstration in the Runnymede constituency of Philip Hammond MP & Chancellor of the Exchequer

Stand Up To Racism – National Demonstration

17 March 2018 12:00pm–4:00pm

Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA

UNISON is supporting this national demonstration in London, and events on the same day in Cardiff and Glasgow.

Stand Up To Racism – Oxford Demonstration

1 March 2018 7:00pm–9:00pm

Outside Oxford Town Hall, OX1 1BX

Stand Up To Racism is organising a rally in Oxford on 1 March, gathering outside Oxford Town Hall. Speakers include UNISON Assistant General Secretary Roger McKenzie. Download the event flyer Outcome

A cup of LGBT history

22 February 2018 6:30pm–9:00pm

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND

Join Surrey Heritage and Outline, Surrey’s LGBT organisation for a cup of LGBT history to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) History Month. As well as free coffee and cake there will be talks about popular 1920s and 1930s music hall performers Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney, Surrey History Centre and Outline. Surrey Heritage will […]