There are a number of ways to make friends, socialise or find support with other LGBTQ+ people in Milton Keynes.
If you run a group, or know of a group that would like to be listed here, please contact us. Please note that apart from the Q:Youth groups and Q:alliance events, these groups are not run by Q:alliance.
For regular Q:alliance events, please check out our new events calendar.
Q:Youth MK is the Q:alliance weekly youth group located in Milton Keynes. The groups offers a wide range of activities and services for young LGBTQ+ people, and for young people just questioning their sexuality or gender identity aged 13-19. Click here for further details.
Q:Youth Bedford is the Q:alliance weekly youth group located in Bedford. The groups offers a wide range of activities and services for young LGBTQ+ people, and for young people just questioning their sexuality or gender identity aged 13-19. Click here for further details.
Days & Nights Out
Pub Night is a relaxed LGBTQ+ social group that meets at 7.30 pm in Wetherspoon, 201 Midsummer Blvd in Milton Keynes every other Tuesday. For further details of dates please email the organiser
Breakfast Group is a fortnightly social LGBTQ+ Breakfast at Wetherspoon, 201 Midsummer Blvd from 9:30am – 12noon. It's a diverse group with ages from 18 through to their 60's and from all types of backgrounds and preferences. For more information please visit their Facebook page.
Friends Together is an LGBTQ+ social group meeting in Bedford, Milton Keynes and surrounding area. They hold regular nights out and social events – pub nights, club nights, meals out, cinema, bowling, etc. For more information visit their website FriendsTogether
The Rainbow Supper Club is for the LGBTQ+ folk of Milton Keynes or surrounding areas. They arrange a monthly supper at a different venue each month to appeal to all tastes. Quarterly they will arrange an alternative get together as well as the supper. For more information please visit their Facebook page.
LGBT:MK are a Meetup group offering a range of social activities within Milton Keynes, ranging from cinema trips to board game evenings. A great opportunity to meet others you have things in common with and make new friends. Find out more here.
The Great Outdoors
The Gay Outdoor Club operates throughout Great Britain, providing a wide range of outdoor and indoor sports and recreational activities for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender men and women. They organise over 500 events each year including walking, cycling, mountain biking, canoeing, caving, rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing, swimming and badminton. Most of their events are one day but they also regularly organise weekend and longer events both in the UK and abroad. With over 30 local and specialist groups organising regular walks, cycle rides, weekends away and social events no-one is far from a GOC event. Membership starts at just £12 per year for an online member. Find out more by creating a free trial account at www.goc.org.uk
OutdoorLads is a not-for-profit organisation and the cost of membership is put into the group for the benefit of its members. To view the full range of events, create your profile and book on your first event just register on their website which is regularly updated.
The (LGBT) Stately Homes Visiting Group Events usually takes place on the second Sunday of the month. At present they have about eighty members, mostly in the midlands, including Milton Keynes. Full details of membership can be obtained by sending an email here