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Welcome to BLAGSS (Brighton Lesbian and Gay Sports Society)

Are you gay / gay friendly and into sport?

BLAGSS is a sports and social group that now has around 500 lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender members from across Brighton and Hove, Sussex and beyond.  Voted best gay sports group in the UK by Pink Paper in 2008 and Best Community Group in the Golden Handbags 2011, our members are all different shapes, sizes, ages and abilities, and participate in sports as varied as badminton,rock-climbing and cycling (and many, many more).

And it's not just about sport; with around 700 different sporting and social meetings each year, BLAGSS is a great way to meet people, keep fit, and have fun. 

If you're not yet a member, join now online! 

You can also try out BLAGSS for free!  Come along to your sport of choice with a FREE 1-day membership (court fees may apply). Just go to the relevant sport page on this site and message the organizer.

Find us at Brighton Pride 2014

This year Blagss is proud to be taking part in the Pride Parade - so you can see us on the streets - we are a Walking Tableau.  Give us a cheery shout as we walk by!

You can also find us in the Park - we will be in the heart of the Community Village where we are running a stall.  Do come along and chat with us about your favourite sport or sports person!  Find out how you can get involved with us playing sport.

Blagss is delighted to be invited by the Pride organisers to join them in putting on a fun afternoon of sports in Preston Park on 27th July - to follow the Rainbow Run - a fun 5 km run in the Park.  Have a look at for more details and how to enter a team.

Upcoming events in Blagss

  • introduction to Orienteering - Sept 13th - contact Katy
  • July cricket - date to be advised - contact Viv -
  • Introduction to Kayaking - 22nd July contact Katy -
  • Blagss swimming evening - July - contact Viv -
  • outdoor climbing session-Sun, July 6th,10am-1pm-contact Katy
  • Blagss will offer the following activities during the TAKE PART FESTIVAL 2014

    Rock Climbing: Will be offering bouldering and climbing for beginners and an outdoor climbing session on 6th July.  Contact for further details.  

    Badminton:  Will be offering access to their usual weekly session.  contact badminton@blagss,org for further details

      Football: Will be offering access to their usual weekly indoor session - beginners welcome.  Contact for further details

     Petanque:   Will be offering an introduction, coaching and games in this fun sport. No need for any equipment.  We have everything you need - sensible shoes essential. Contact

      Table Tennis: Will be offering access to the normal weekly table tennis session.  Coaching for beginners can be offered.  Contact for further information. 

    Walking:  Our Walking session will be offering two different walks of different levels.  Contact for further information.