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About Us - Eastbourne Rainbow is an LGBTQ group for the 50+ Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual and Transgender communities living in Eastbourne and the surrounding area for socialising, making new friends, gaining support and receiving information relative to the group.
For more information - email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 07516 670654 (text and voice mail only)
The group is part of AGE Concern Eastbourne and meetings take place once a month in the Venton Centre in Junction Road, Eastbourne BN21 3QY. But at the moment because of the current situation with Covid-19 meetings have been suspended.
We are planning to re-start our monthly afternoon meetings in July providing the current restrictions continue to be lifted and it is safe for everyone to return.