Community Events Sports Day Bank Holiday Monday, 28th August 2023 | From 1pm Organised by LGBT HERO in partnership with the Royal Vauxhall Tavern What is Sports Day? Every August bank holiday, since 2007, hundreds of members of the LGBTQ+ community have been flocking to the RVT Sports Day at the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, behind the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, to help to raise money for LGBT HERO. Some of the events include: Egg and spoon race Tug of war Sack Race 50m mince Drag race relay Three legged race Handbag toss Rhythmic gymnastics (This is the best event!) (full list of events tbc) What does Sports Day do? The money raised on Sports Day goes directly to LGBT HERO which helps LGBTQ+ people to lead happier and healthier lives. LGBT HERO does this by offering trusted information and advice while providing various types of support including group, peer and one-to-one support on issues including gender and sexuality, sexual wellbeing, mental wellbeing, feeling suicidal and general health. The issues that affect us the most as a community. Who are LGBT HERO? LGBT HERO is the national health and wellbeing charity for LGBTQ+ people supporting over 100,000 people a month with trusted health, advice and various types of support. LGBT HERO's main aim is to help LGBTQ+ people tackle the health and social inequalities they face while creating a platform for LGBTQ+ people to create personal and social change. We want to create a happier and healthier community for all. I would like to enter a team. Great! If you'd like to enter a team for Sports Day you need the following: At least 5 team members A team name (be as creative as you want!) A pledge to raise funds as a team for LGBT HERO - the money raised on the day supports LGBT HERO's unfunded services. We will set up your fundraising page for you on the LGBT HERO website To submit your team, contact [email protected] with 'Sports Day' in the subject and he will tell you how to set up your fundraising page. We hope to see you at Sports Day but we understand if you can't make it. You can still support us by donating at www.lgbthero.org.uk/donate or text 365LGBTHERO to 70085 to donate £10. ❤️ Click here to SUPPORT OUR TEAMS!