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2013 International Men’s Day Events

1st November 2013 @ 8:00 am - 30th November 2013 @ 5:00 pm

National Conference for Men and Boys

26 September 2013 – 29 September 2013


The Third National Conference for Men and Boys 2013  takes place on from Thursday 26th September to Sunday 29th September. It is the UK’s biggest gathering of people committed to improving the lives of men and boys.

National Conference on Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

10 October 2013

MARS Conference Centre


 The ManKind Initiative are running a national conference on male victims of domestic abuse aimed at professional and interested parties wanting to find out how to support men suffering in silence. Details can be found at the charity’s website here.


1 November 2013 – 30 November 2013

Across the UK

United Kingdom

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer.

Radstock Town Council marks IMD with event and debate

16 November 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Radstock Methodist Hall


Radstock Council in Somerset is to mark International Men’s Day on 16 November. The local newspaper reports that the event the council will hold will take place on Saturday, November 16, in the Methodist Church Hall, Radstock, from 1pm to 3pm and will be hosted by councillor Mike Boulton, the council’s deputy chairman. The event will feature a number of agencies such as Sirona Care and Health, the police and fire services and a local gym Mr Boulton said: “Do come along to…

Silence for Pounds in Manchester

19 November 2013

Greater Manchester

‎ Survivors Manchester (a survivor-led/survivor-run voluntary organisation) is running a sponsored silence on International Men’s Day in Greater Manchester. This in order to highlight the silence boys and men feel as victims of sexual abuse and rape and in the process raise money to provide emotional support to male survivors. They are looking for individuals, offices, whole organisations to take part in this event. It doesn’t matter whether you choose to be quiet for an hour, a morning or afternoon, or even a…

APPG on Fatherhood

19 November 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

House of Parliament

Westminster, SW1

Men Against Violence

19 November 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Blackburn University Centre


This year in Blackburn, on 19 November, Men Against Violence and Women’s Voice are hosting a fantastic VIOLENCE AGAINST MEN  event on IMD in partnership with a range of other organisations. Women’s Voice is led by Anjum Anwar MBE and in recent years they have ran events about a range of hate crimes including disability and racism Duncan Craig from Survivors Manchester and Simon Borja from Safer Wales are the keynote speakers. If you are interested in this subject or live near Blackburn in…

British Deaf Association (NI) – Keeping Men and Boys Safe event

19 November 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Kinghan Church for the Deaf

Belfast, BT7 1JG 

For the second year running, The British Deaf Association in Northern Ireland are holding an event on International Men’s Day in Belfast. The event at Kinghan Church for the Deaf in Botanic Avenue in Belfast (7pm to 9.30pm) will feature speakers, John Nichol and Philip McTaggart. If you are in Northern Ireland on International Men’s Day, this is the event to attend!

Equality4Men Book Launch

19 November 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


The equality4men campaign is giving an official launch to the new Equality For Men book by Glen Poole on International Men’s Day.   Glen will be giving a talk about his seminal book and hosting a questions and answers session at the launch, which will be held in Brighton on the evening of Tuesday 19th November. During November, Glen has been promoting 120 reasons why we need Equality 4 Men to mark International Men’s day. The event is ticketed event, which costs £5 in advance or £8…

MENSPEAK spill the beans event

19 November 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Men’s Shed (The Sundial Centre)

Shipton Street, Hoxton

Men spill the beans on their personal, quirky and relationship experiences at a free London storytelling event for International Men’s Day Men will be invited to share their stories to a mixed audience, dispelling the myth that men don’t speak, at a special event in London on 19 November 2013 to mark the 13th annual International Men’s Day. Organised by MENSPEAK Men’s Groups and Men Beyond 50, this free event will provide insight into the hearts and minds of men,…

Isle of Man College event

19 November 2013 @ 11:30 pm

Isle of Man College

Douglas, IM2 6RB 

The Isle of Man will be celebrating International Men’s day with a range of organisations taking part at Isle of Man College in Douglas on International Men’s Day itself. As the news story sets out: Health and well-being co-ordinator Kate Bergquist said: ‘The overall aim of the day will be to treat the guys to lots of nice treats and to raise awareness of boys’ health and their safety. ‘People all over the world are used to relating to men as protectors and providers.…

Creative Support event in Leeds

20 November 2013 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Courtyard Creativities

96 Town Street
Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 4AP 

For the second year in a row, Creative Support (a high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs) is marking International Men’s day by holding an excellent event in Leeds on 20 November. As well as the opportunity to meet BBC star and film-maker, Jonny Benjamin,  there is an opportunity to ‘have fun, have a chat, hang out with the lads and raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing’ Details can be found…



1st November 2013 @ 8:00 am
30th November 2013 @ 5:00 pm