The organiser has been attending and helping to run transgender support groups for many years.

Beth  Took over running the meeting in April 2017  from Susan Russell who had been running it for nine years.  Beth is a long standing member of the group and has attended the meeting since it started in 1995.  It was at the third ever meeting in the then Wolverton Village Hall that she made her first foray out into the wide world. As a result she has a lot of experience of the transgender world but can still remember what it was like to take those first tentative steps out.

If you have any questions, queries or concerns, Beth can be contacted via email at

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Like many Trans websites, we want to provide links to organisations, groups and venues that we trust and support.

We have split them into categories.

Other Trans Groups and Venues in the Area

Lyndhurst Transgender Friends  Contact Christina;    Last Wednesday of each month at Lyndhurst Community Centre.

Salisbury Transgender Group     Contact Eleanor;   First Thursday of each month at the Queens Arms pub in Salisbury.

Portsmouth's "Chat@TheRoyal"    Every Sunday evening, at the Royal pub. Contact Annette; 07849 072862.

Swindon Transgender Group   Contact Jez;     Second Saturday at a local social hall followed by a restaurant meal.

Southampton's Mayflower Society  Contact Tamsin; Second Sunday, lunch at the London, Terminus Place, Southampton. Pre-booking essential. Email Tamsin to book or visit the group's Facebook page.

Southampton's Speakeasy Evening   Contact Tamsin;        Second Wednesday of each month at the London Hotel, Terminus Place.

Bournemouth's Kiss 'N MakeUp Group    Contact Michelle;      Third Saturday of each month at Cafe Flirt, The Triangle, Bournemouth.

Southampton's Totton Disco  The central south's best party night for the trans community, and only £5 entry. Now in its 21st year, and the 5th under its current leadership! Fully licensed and with bar meals available until 9.15 pm. Visit the website at    Contact Eleanor at Third Thursday of each month at the Empire Hall, Totton.

Wimborne: "Trans at the Minster"  Second Tuesday evening of each month, at the White Hart pub. Email Tasmin:

Advice, Support, Information and Legal Matters

The Beaumont Society    Contact Eleanor;  The UK's leading support organisation for trans people

Advice  for partners  Operated by several partners of trans people

GIRES   Research findings on Trans issues

Press For Change       Legal advice

Hate Crime   If it happens to you, dial 999 immediately

Where to Buy

Wigs  Treloggan Wigs, Portsmouth    023 9266 2156 Ask for Natalie