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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 areas for socialising, making new friends and gaining information about events happening locally.
The group is part of AGE Concern Eastbourne, meetings take place twice a month in the Venton Centre,Junction Road, Eastbourne BN21 3QY
A coffee morning is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 10.30 to 11.30am in the Pantry Cafe and there is an afternoon meeting on the last Wednesday of the month from 2.00 to 3.30pm in the Prince of Wales Room on the ground floor.
For more information - email email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 07516 670654 (text and voice mail only)