January Oasis, what’s good enough for Marie Antoinette….

Cold snap, warm heart. We are pleased to report that freezing January roads did not deter members of our collective from making the arduous trek to Oasis Central. The roads did require prudent driving, but thanks to the local authorities, not the skills of a Finish rally driver. A coat for the Finish winter would … More January Oasis, what’s good enough for Marie Antoinette….

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow, European Loop, The Mira, The Celebrity, The Boa, The Shell Roll or The X. Are these the new rides for Alton Towers or the different sections of the Monte Carlo race track. No wrong, wrong wrong! These are some of the different way you can tie a scarf. There is no doubt that … More Double Rainbow

Oasis events for 2023

Lilly our new “Grande Fromage” has burnt the midnight oil to put together with her committee a vibrant and exciting set of activities for the 2023 Oasis calendar. This is the time to get your planners, diaries or electronic calendars out and put in for the 3rd Saturday of each month “Oasis Meeting”, so you … More Oasis events for 2023

TDOR

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honours the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honour the memory of Rita Hester, a … More TDOR

Oasis goes bump in the dark!

“Hubble BubbleToil and TroubleNothing burnsBut slow cooker bubble” Not quite the start of ’The Scottish Play’, but it’s probably what Old Billy Shakespeare would have written if he’d attended our October Oasis.The meeting was a fantastic and vibrant evening thanks to the wonderful efforts of our three ‘witches’, Tina, Barbara and their beautiful assistant Dee. … More Oasis goes bump in the dark!

Recruiting participants for the LGBT+ Welfare & Assets study

Hope you don’t mind me contacting you. I’m getting in touch about the below study as we’re very keen to hear from as wide a range of LGBT+ people as possible, especially those who can be disproportionately marginalised and/or who are often less represented in existing LGBT+ research, e.g. people of colour/BAME folk. We’re a … More Recruiting participants for the LGBT+ Welfare & Assets study

September Oasis

Our September Oasis meeting was a quiet intimate affair, in line with the national mood, as we mourned the death of our Queen. During the meeting we observed a minutes of silence, allowing us time to reflect on the end of the second Elizabethan age.The one thing in life we can be certain of is … More September Oasis

White Wedding

Saturday 3rd September proved to be a perfect day for a white wedding, especially in the lovely little Church of St Gervase and St Protase, Little Plumstead.After 18 years of marriage, Clive and Jules renewed their wedding vows in a beautiful ceremony led by The Reverend Darleen Plattin. Whilst issuing their solemn vows, Jules and … More White Wedding

The FUTURE of OASIS

Dear Oasis ladies, partners, family, friends and allies. The October meeting will be a significant one for me because it will be ten years since I ventured into the big wide world and tentatively stepped into St George’s Hall. It was a Vicky bangers and mash with waitress service. I met so many wonderful people … More The FUTURE of OASIS

Stoke Holy Cross-On-Sea

OK, so it wasn’t St Tropez! Rachel did her best by mooring her superyacht, but it was only 940mm long. It did, however, in full sail, form a magnificent centre-piece for the table. Sixteen lovely ladies attended the beach party, suitably attired in glamorous beachwear. A beach miraculously appeared in ST George’s Hall, complete with … More Stoke Holy Cross-On-Sea