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COLOURS Youth Festival (LGBT+ people of colour)

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Curzon Building

Birmingham City University

4 Cardigan Street

Birmingham

B4 7BD

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A day centering and celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans young people young people of colour!


COLOURS youth festival is for young people who identify as ALL of the following:

- A person of colour
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans (or under the wider LGBT+ umbrella)
- Aged between 13 - 25


The festival is a space to explore and celebrate identity, histories and creativity! COLOURS will provide a space for young people to connect with who they are and with other young people from across the UK!




Workshops, performance, stalls, performances and more!

Young people under 16 must attend with a youth group.
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We are centering LGBT+ people of colour at the COLOURS Youth Festival, all staff and volunteers are LGBT+ people of colour. Workers bringing young people along do not need to be LGBT+ people of colour. We will also have a workers area during the day for anyone accompanying young people to the access the day, where there will be workshops and engagemnt, while young people are in their sessions.


You can contact Chloe Cousins on chloe.cousins@theproudtrust.org or 07519814905 with any questions you have about the day.


COLOURS Youth Network:

CYN is run by LGBT+ people of colour working with young people around the UK. The network seeks to create opportunities for LGBT+ young people of colour to meet, build social and support networks, friendships and family and to provide spaces to explore and celebrate identity.

CYN also exists to support youth workers, providing a supportive platform to develop best practice. COLOURS Youth Network currently includes youth workers from The Proud Trust, Bradford Youth Service, Gendered Intelligence and UNMUTEDBrum.

The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps young people empower themselves to make a positive change for themselves and their communities. Their work takes place through LGBT+ youth groups, peer support, managing the LGBT Centre for Manchester, delivering of training and events, campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.


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