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2016 International Men’s Day Events

1st November 2016 @ 8:00 am - 30th November 2016 @ 5:00 pm

2016 Archive



1 November 2016 @ 12:00 am – 30 November 2016 @ 11:55 pm

Across the UK

Please visit the fantastic Movember Events Page to see how you can get involved all month! https://uk.movember.com/events/


HMRC Stratford Men’s Health Event

2 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

HMRC Stratford

Empire House, 57 The Broadway
Stratford, London, E15 4JH 


HMRC are running a Men’s health day event for their staff in their offices in Stratford, London.

Edinburgh 10k Run

6 November 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


The Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH1 2PH United Kingdom 


This is your time to set your 2016 challenge and be part of something special at a Men’s 10K! CALLING ALL MEN! NOW’S THE TIME TO TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH & TAKE THE FIRST STEPS TO BECOMING A HEALTHIER VERSION OF YOU! Venue:  Edinburgh Start:  Lawnmarket, The Royal Mile, EH1 2PH Finish: BT Murrayfield Stadium, EH12 5PJ Date: Sunday 6th November 2016, 10am, gear up for International Men’s Day Age: Entrants must be 15 years or over on event day to enter……

Bury FC Warm Up for International Men’s Day in support of Bury Samaritans

7 November 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bury FC

Gigg Lane
Bury, BL9 9HR 


http://www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-bury-branch/bury-fc-warm-international-mens-day Bury FC helped to create a few fireworks ahead of International Men’s Day on 19th November by warming up in Samaritans t shirts in their FA Cup First Round qualifier against AFC Wimbledon. Our Samaritans volunteers also helped to raise over £130 in pre-match collections! Many thanks to all the players and fans for your incredible generosity and support of Samaritans and we wish the boys the very best of luck as they go into the second round!


BBC Radio 1: Being a Man

9 November 2016 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

BBC Radio 1

Being a Man http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081m3n0 The Surgery with Gemma and Dr Radha What makes a ‘real man’? On The Surgery this week   we’re talking about being a man. With artists like Shamir and Miley Cyrus identifying as gender-fluid or agender, join Gemma and Dr Radha to get advice if you’re feeling weighed down by the expectation to behave in a certain way. The Surgery with Gemma and Dr Radha — Being a Man. The Surgery…


Burton and South Derbyshire College – Business Breakfast for International Men’s Day

11 November 2016 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

The Mulberry Bistro

Burton and South Derbyshire College
Lichfield Street, Burton, DE14 3RL 


BSDC Connect Business Breakfast by Burton and South Derbyshire College https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bsdc-connect-business-breakfast-tickets-27024932300 Description This free event will provide opportunities to build relationships, share ideas and network with other local businesses. Our Business Development team will also be on hand to discuss Apprenticeships and the workforce development solutions on offer. Please arrive between 7:00am and 7:30am. Breakfast included. Guest Speakers: Chris Harris, KC Jones Training & Development Chris Harris will be providing a short and snappy update on International Women’s Day 2016…

Gillingham FC encourages supporters to contact charities to seek help

12 November 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Gillingham FC

Redfern Avenue,
Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4DD 


League 1 football club, Gillingham FC, and its innovate Gillingham Football Club Community Trust have dedicated a whole page to International Men’s Day in their Football Programme for their game against Northampton Town on Saturday 12th November at 3pm. The page encourages men to contact charities like Prostate Cancer UK, CALM, Samaritans, ManKind Initiative, Survivors UK and Families Need Fathers.   As well as Gillingham FC, AFC Bournemouth are also supporting the Day through the Safer Poole event on Monday 14…

Poole Council and Dorset Police: International Men’s Day Conference

14 November 2016

Poole Civic Centre (TBC)

BH15 2RU 



Working in partnership, Poole Council and Dorset Police are holding a conference to mark International Men’s Day. Guest speakers will talk about  a range of male issues such as male domestic and sexual abuse victims, abuse within LGBT relationships, and working with male and female perpetrators of such abuse. Guest speakers include journalists and campaigner Martin Daubney, Mark Brooks (ManKind Initiative), Ian McNicholl (domestic abuse survivor) and Keith Best (Survivors UK)


Safer North Hampshire Partnership urge men to seek help for domestic abuse

15 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Safer North Hampshire Partnership

Civic Offices, London Road
Basingstoke, RG21 4AH 


https://www.safernh.co.uk/men-urged-to-seek-help-to-escape-domestic-abuse/ Men urged to seek help to escape domestic abuse As men in the UK and around the world prepare to celebrate International Men’s Day on November 19, a campaign is underway to ensure men suffering domestic abuse realise that support and help is available. One in six men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime, according to new statistics (Mankind Initiative, Sept 2016) and the issue is being highlighted as one of the UK themes on International Men’s Day.…

Launch of the Men and Boys Coalition

15 November 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

House of Parliament

Westminster, SW1A 0AA 


Historic coalition of 50 leading men’s issues advocates launches ahead of International Men’s Day   www.menandboyscoalition.org.uk Fifty of the UK’s leading charities, academics, journalists and campaigners have come together to form the UK’s largest ever coalition to tackle gender-specific issues affecting men and boys. The Men and Boys Coalition brings together organisations and individuals specialising in fields ranging from mental health and suicide prevention to education and parenting and will be launched in Parliament today …


National Association of Women in Construction – A Hearty Tea, Celebrating International Men’s Day

15 November 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Hotel Novotel Birmingham

70 Broad Street
Birmingham, B1 2HT 


https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-hearty-tea-celebrating-international-mens-day-tickets-27075808472 Gentlemen and Ladies, Come along and celebrate International Men’s Day with a Hearty Afternoon Tea. Join the NAWIC Midlands committee members for an informal social gathering to celebrate the contribution men make to the developing environment. Their valuable contribution in the property and construction sector, from land acquisition to final fit-out, operation, and management that is our legacy. Our male colleagues work day by day, alongside ourselves, in shaping the skyline of our region, enhancing and revitalising the world we live…

National Conference on Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

16 November 2016 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Walsall FC

Banks’s Stadium, Bescot Crescent
Walsall, Birmingham, WS1 4SA United Kingdom 


The ManKind Initiative charity its holding its national conference on male victims of domestic abuse on 16 November 2016 at Walsall FC in Birmingham. www.mankind.org.uk/conference


Rocking ur Teens Boy’s Conference

17 November 2016

Thomson Reuters

0 S Colonnade,
Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EP United Kingdom 


As a day of observance IMD places its focus on that which unites humanity – giving everyone who wants to celebrate International Men’s Day the opportunity to help work towards IMD’s shared objectives which are applied equally to men and boys irrespective of their age, ability, social background, ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, religious belief and relationship status. To celebrate this IMD the Rocking Ur Teens boy’s conference will take place on 17th November, kindly hosted by Thomson Reuters. 200 teen…


Stockport Mind urge men to talk on International Men’s Day and then keep talking

17 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Stockport MInd

Dove House, 65 Union Street,
Stockport, SK1 3NP 


http://www.stockportmind.org.uk/2016/11/saturday-international-mens-day-theme-talk-male-suicide/ Posted Wednesday 16th November 2016 This coming Saturday, 19th November, is International Men’s Day. The theme for this is ‘Talk About Male Suicide’, and therefore coincides with International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. Stockport Suicide Prevention have produced a press release about this particular issue and how it relates to statistics and provisions in Stockport. You can read about this below the logo. Preventing Suicide: It’s not inevitable Every two hours in the UK, someone dies as the result of suicide.


Historic International Men’s Day Parliamentary Debate

17 November 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

House of Commons

Westminster, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom 


House of Commons to host historic International Men’s Day Debate – week after Prime Ministerial endorsement “A historic and landmark moment” https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/backbench-business-committee/news-parliament-2015/mps-debate-international-mens-day/ The first ever Parliamentary debate1 on the floor of the House of Commons chamber for International Men’s Day (19 November) will take place on Thursday 17 November 2016. This follows the first ever endorsement2 by a Prime Minister and Government as Rt.Hon. Theresa May MP stated last week “I recognise the important issues that this event seeks to…


Whitefield School’s International Men’s Day Cook Off

17 November 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Whitefield School

Claremont Road
London, NW2 1TR 


To celebrate International Men’s Day on the 19th November Ms James, Lead Teacher of Food Technology is hosting an all male cook off – STAFF v STUDENTS!  Those competing must use only five ingredients to create the dish, either savoury or sweet. All female staff will be judging on November 17th 2016. So the question is …who is brave enough to take on Mumin & our students ? Students ingredients will be provided, staff need to provide their own. Entries…


Men’s Health Forum issue five shocking facts about men’s health for International Men’s Day Debate

17 November 2016 @ 3:00 pm

Men’s Health Forum

32-36 Loman Street
London, SE1 0EH 


Some facts about men’s health are fairly well known: On average, men die 3.7 years earlier than women Men go to the doctor less than women Men are three times more likely to die from suicide than women To accompany today’s International Men’s Day debate in Parliament, here are five surprising facts that are less well known – and some suggestions on the policy implications at flow from them: Continue reading below https://www.menshealthforum.org.uk/news/five-surprising-and-shocking-facts-about-mens-health


Mitie mark International Men’s Day by celebrating the skills of men in the customer services industry

17 November 2016 @ 6:00 pm


Ground Floor East, Cottons Centre
Cottons Lane, 47/49 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2QG 


A great and welcome range of articles by Mitie’s senior management who are all sharing their shares experiences on the above… Alex Zolnerciks is Head of Events for Mitie’s event management business Troop http://oneguestatatime.com/blog-2/celebrating-the-skills-of-men-in-the-customer-services-industry-3 Stephen Ritchie is a Learning and Development Advisor for Mitie Client Services http://oneguestatatime.com/blog-1/celebrating-the-skills-of-men-in-the-customer-services-industry-2 Ross Sexton is a Reception Supervisor based in London with Mitie Client Services http://oneguestatatime.com/blog-2/celebrating-the-skills-of-men-in-the-customer-services-industry-2


University of Surrey’s Feminist Society discuss men’s issues

17 November 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

University of Surrey

06 AC 03
Guildford, Guildford GU2 7XH 


On Thursday night, the University of Surrey’s Feminist Society once again invited fellow and well respected student Captain Mikul to talk on men’s issues, domestic violence and suicide. This follows a similar discussion in 2015.


Male Suicide Lecture

17 November 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

University College London

JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom 


The brilliant Male Psychology Network are holding a lecture on male suicide at University College London. November 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Free Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how you can improve male help-seeking to make your therapy more male-friendly The workshop aims both to explain the predominance of suicides amongst the male gender and also connect this with the relative lack of research and curiosity even amongst psychologists on this…


CALM launch Masculinity Audit in advance of International Men’s Day

17 November 2016 @ 7:00 pm


PO Box 68766
LOndon, SE1P 4JZ 


The great charity CALM have launched their annual 2016 Masculinity audit – an absolutely vital piece of work https://www.thecalmzone.net/2016/11/masculinity-audit-2016-research-reveals-pressures-on-modern-men/ Full report: https://thecalmzone.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MasculinityAudit2016.pdf   The unequal impacts of mental health issues on men in the UK are revealed today in a landmark report into the causes of male suicide. The research, carried out by the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and The Huffington Post UK, and released as part of the Building Modern Men campaign, highlights how men struggle differently to women…

Making Mankind Counselling’s Spoken Word with Louie Louie

17 November 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

One Church

Gloucester Place
Brighton, BN1 4AA 


Making Mankind   Mankind proudly sponsors Louie Louie to curate a night of Spoken Word to celebrate International Men’s Day.  The event will take place on Thursday 17th November, doors 7.30pm at One Church, Gloucester Place, Brighton, BN1 4AA. Performances from London based artist Emmanuel Speaks (Channel 4) and Brighton based, Louie Louie (Curator), Tommy Sissons (Radio 6) and Kat’s Head. There will also be an open mic, if you are interested in participating please contact clare@mankindcounselling.org.uk   Tickets are…


Standard Chartered mark International Men’s Day

18 November 2016 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 pm

Standard Chartered Bank

1 Basinghall Avenue
London, EC2V 5DD 


International Bank, Standard Chartered, will be holding a staff-only event on Friday 18 November – providing information about men and boys charities and also there will be a range of motivational speakers.

Parrs Wood School for International Men’s Day

18 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Parrs Wood School

Wilmslow Road
East Didsbruy, Manchester, M20 5PG 


Parrs Wood School in Manchester will be holding an event for its pupils on International Men’s Day just as they did last year. It will involve inspirational speakers all day. it is for pupils only.


Wendell Park Primary School marks International Men’s Day

18 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Wendell Park Primary School

Cobbold Road
London, W12 9LB 


There is little information at the moment but this school is marking International Men’s Day on Friday 18th November. http://www.wendellparkprimaryschool.co.uk/news-diary


Engineering a Future Day

18 November 2016 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Winchester Science Centre

Telegraph Way
Wincheter, Hampshire S021 1HZ United Kingdom 



The STEM Team at Winchester Science Centre would like to invite you to bring 10 male students from KS3 to take part in Engineering a Future Day to celebrate International Men’s Day 2016. The day is aimed to give students a taste of real engineering challenges and develop engineering skills, with the support of STEM professionals. The Day will consist of three activities, all mentored by STEM Ambassadors with an engineering background. Three engineering challenges; Robotic Bomb Disposal, Build a…


International Men’s Day in Belfast

18 November 2016 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Belfast City Hall

Donegall Square
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 5GS United Kingdom 



For the third year running Belfast City Council are running an International Men’s Day event: http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events/Event-72477.aspx Date: 18 Nov 2016 Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm Venue: Belfast City Hall Come along to International Men’s Day event at Belfast City Hall to raise awareness on the issues that affect men and boys and to celebrate their contribution to society. At the event, we will reflect on the six pillars of International Men’s Day by: promoting positive male role models celebrating men and boys…


Northampton Borough Council: Health Awareness Event

18 November 2016 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Northampton Market

Market Square
Northampton, Market Square Northampton NN1 4AA 


Northampton Borough Council will be marking International Men’s Day on Friday 18 November by raising awareness of men’s health. To do this the Council will be holding a health awareness event on the market square between 11am and 2pm. The event aims to encourage men to have regular health checks and if needed, to access the range of health services that are available to support them. The Lowdown will be providing information about the support they offer to young people…


Boys Don’t Cry at Aberystwyth University

18 November 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Aberystwyth University

Medrus 1, Penbryn, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ 


https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/events/ https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/events/ https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/events/ ‘Boys Don’t Cry; Men’s Mental Health for International Men’s Day’ Friday 18th November 12-4pm Medrus 1 12.15-1.15pm – Talk by Dr Kim Kenobi, Department of Maths. ‘The ups and downs of academic life – bipolar disorder in the maths department’ 1.15-2pm break for discussion and to get lunch 2-4pm – Presentation and discussion with the mental health charity MIND on Men’s Mental Health When: 12:00 – 4:00pm | Where: Medrus 1, Penbryn, Penglais Campus | Contact: Ruth…


Time to Change Wales health event in Abergavenny

18 November 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Abergavenny Library

Baker Street
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 5BD 


http://www.timetochangewales.org.uk/en/get-involved/events/international-men-s-day-2016-2016-11-18/ International Men’s Day 2016 18th November 2016, 12:00pm Location Abergavenny Library, Baker Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5BD Contact Information Organiser: Joe Skidmore Phone: 01633 644344 Email: josephskidmore@monmouthshire.gov.uk Twitter: @TTCWales Description We are looking to raise awareness this year for International Men’s Day on Friday, 18th November 2016 between 12pm and 5pm. Advice and support services such as Healthy Homes, Victim Support, gambling support and a variety of men’s health services (bowel / AAA screening, sight loss, sexual health, male…


Come and celebrate first anniversary of Scotswood Men’s Shed

18 November 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Scotswood Centre

466-474 Armstrong Road, Scotswood
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 6BY United Kingdom 


Come along and celebrate the first anniversary of Scotswood Men’s Shed


MenSpeak Men’s Group in Morroco

19 November 2016

Kenny Mammerella D’Cruz and his Menspeak team are on an adventure to Morocco to mark International Men’s Day. We wish them well! www.MensGroups.co.uk


CALM urge you to ManYourLocal this International Men’s Day

19 November 2016


ManYourLocal this International Men’s Day 7th November 2016 You’ve spotted our #ManDictionary posters on bus stops and billboards around the UK – challenging stereotypes with piss-take puns that reveal what men expect of themselves and each other. Now, for International Men’s Day on 19 November 2016, we’re getting men talking with #ManDictionary beermats in pubs, clubs and cafes all over the UK. You can help out, and all you have to do is #ManYourLocal… http://www.thecalmzone.net.gridhosted.co.uk/2016/11/manyourlocal/ HOW TO GET INVOLVED 1. ORDER YOUR…


Kemnay Parish prays for men and boys

19 November 2016

Kemnay Parish

Church Lane,
Inverurie, AB51 5QP 


http://kemnayparish.church/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Nov16-KN-PDF.pdf Page 10 Sat 19 International Men’s Day: “Making A Difference for Men and Boys”. Pray about the issues of the high male suicide rate, the challenges faced by boys and men at all stages of education including attainment, and men’s health, shorter life expectancy and workplace deaths


Incommunities: Helping Boys in West Yorkshire

19 November 2016 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Quays, Victoria St,
Shipley, BD17 7BN 


http://www.incommunities.co.uk/news/budding-builders-get-special-insight-into-work/ One of Britain’s largest housing groups, Incommunities, based in West Yorkshire is holding a month long series of  events and activities to promote “International Men’s Day, an occasion for men and boys to celebrate their lives and their contributions to their families and wider society. “A key focus for the 2016 celebrations is supporting boys in their academic attainment, employment aspirations and health education and hopefully our ‘taster day’ will help them as they grow”. They started with nine budding…


Men’s Voices: Who Cares About Men? (Ireland)

19 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wynn’s Hotel

35-39 Abbey Street Lower
Dublin 1, Ireland 


http://mensvoices2016.com/index.html MEN’S VOICES IRELAND is a group formed to bring awareness to, and to create ways to address the many issues affecting boys and men which, to date, have found no place in our national conversation. OUR INAUGURAL CONFERENCE brings together a number of speakers highly qualified to speak on a number of these issues: the high rate of male suicide; injustices in the family court system: domestic violence against men; and, creating a gender-neutral Health Service.


Ben’s Place Launched: dedicated male CSA/Rape service for West Yorkshire

19 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Survivors West Yorkshire

Bradford CVS, 19/25 Sunbridge Road
Bradford, BD1 2AY 

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Survivors West Yorkshire will launch a dedicated male CSA/Rape service for West Yorkshire on the 19th Nov – with live operations from the 21st. The service will be called Ben’s Place – see poster.  It will initially operate part – time (when staff are available) offering free phone – text – chat and email support pathways. As need is evidenced it will aim to offer counselling and workshops using virtual and off – line options. Ben was 11 yrs old…


London Sperm Bank calls for donors on International Men’s Day

19 November 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The London Sperm Bank

113-115 Harley Street
London, W1G 6AP 


http://www.londonspermbank.com/london-sperm-bank-blog/entry/international-mens-day   On Saturday 19th of November it’s International Men’s Day, a global event dedicated to raising awareness about the many good and bad issues concerning 21st century men. Established in 1999 and celebrated in over 80 countries the day emphasises the positive aspects of what it means to be male. The core objectives of International Men’s Day are to promote positive role models, to celebrate men’s positive contributions, to focus on men’s health and wellbeing, to highlight discrimination against…


Brighton, Hove and District Samaritans highlight male suicide: please call them

19 November 2016 @ 9:00 am

Brighton, Hove and Distrcit Samaritans

70 George Street
Hove, BN3 3YD 


GScene in Brighton and Hove published this great call from Brighton, Hove and District Samaritans: http://gscene.com/news/international-mens-day-to-highlight-male-suicide/ Call these numbers for help: Call 08457 90 90 90 or Brighton Hove and District Samaritans on 01273 738115.


Workshop: male suicide & men’s mental health

19 November 2016 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Drake House

44 St Georges Road
Wimbledon, London, SW19 4ED United Kingdom 


Workshop: Male suicide & men’s mental health November 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | £110 Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how you can improve male help-seeking make your therapy more male-friendly The workshop aims both to explain the predominance of suicides amongst the male gender and also connect this with the relative lack of research and curiosity even amongst psychologists on this and other male-gender related topics. Recent research is used…


Brighton’s Prime Time to celebrate International Men’s Day

19 November 2016 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Friends Meeting House

40 Ship Street
Brighton, BN1 1AB 


Prime Time To Celebrate International Men’s Day Prime Time, a social group for men aged 50+ and part of Volunteering Matters is hosting an event at The Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton to celebrate International Men’s Day on Saturday 19th November from 1030-1600. Councillor Pete West, the Mayor of Brighton and Hove, will be opening the event. Prime Time exists to provide a strong social network for older men, and enable them to meet up, share interests and take…


March for Family Law Reform and Father’s Equal Rights

19 November 2016 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Royal Courts of Justice

Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London, WC2A 2LL United Kingdom 


https://www.facebook.com/events/1209780615772577/ Family lives matter. Time to talk, Time to listen, Time to act, suicide is not an option. Fighting for family law reform and equal rights. Aiming to highlight the failings of the family/divorce courts and associated organization’s that can lead to so many men committing/considering suicide. Also a celebration of all fathers and mens groups that help in these dark times. We aim to show the magnitude of the problem by taking teddies/dolls to parliament with our children’s first…


Get fit with Elmbridge Council on International Men’s Day

19 November 2016 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Xcel Leisure Complex

Waterside Drive
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG 


Take part in a Sport Focus Group on International Men’s Day and win a free get fit pass!


All Boys Rock Event

19 November 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

City Hall

The Queens Walk
London, SE1 2AA United Kingdom 


Event details can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/allboysrock-tickets-18912085557 Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-MsXOCuc2c   Description Each year International Men’s Day (IMD) is celebrated on November 19th. Support International Men’s Day ONLINE Use your voice via social media: – #ALLBOYSROCK – #ABR – #internationalmenssday – #IMD2016 – And watch out for even more #hashtag activism from loads of great groups all around the world Interact with ALLBOYSROCK on: – Twitter – Facebook – Youtube Lend your support: – Retweet and share content – Display ALL…


University of Glasgow host event on men’s issues on International Men’s Day

19 November 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

University of Glasgow

(exact location TBC)
Glasgow, G12 8QQ 


http://www.eventsinuk.net/event-international-men-s-day-at-the-uofg-glasgow-1309997 To mark International Men’s Day, we’ll be hosting an event comprising open discussions of issues facing men, such as suicide, violence, and heath 19/11/2016 Hours 13:00 Specific location TBC. International Men’s Day at the UofG Glasgow Glasgow University of Glasgow saturday, November 19, 2016 – Events Glasgow – EventsinUK.net


Luton International Men’s Day Conference and Celebration

19 November 2016 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lewsey Learning Centre

Tomlinson Avenue
Luton, LU4 0QQ 


TIME TO CELEBRATE THE FATHERS, HUSBANDS, BROTHERS, UNCLES, PARTNERS AND FRIENDS!! https://www.facebook.com/events/976952139083373/ https://www.evensi.uk/international-mens-day-celebration-2016-lewsey-learning/185406111 Men, women, boys and girls of all nationalities welcome. Keynote speakers Discussions Mental Health, Mens well-being Prison Services Education Parenthood Exhibitors – Service Providers Performances Some of the issues being discussed •The high male suicide rate •The challenges faced by boys and men at all stages of education including attainment •Men’s health, shorter life expectancy and workplace deaths •The challenges faced by the most marginalised men and…


Grayson Perry: Exclusive signing on International Men’s Day

19 November 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Foyles Bookshop

107 Charing Cross Road
London, WC2H 0DT 


http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Events/Detail.aspx?eventId=3107 Saturday 19th November 2016 2pm – 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Free Event Join artist, author and British icon, Grayson Perry at our Charing Cross Road shop for an exclusive to Foyles signing. What sort of men would make the world a better place, for everyone? What would happen if we rethought the old, macho, outdated version of manhood, and embraced a different idea of what makes a man? The Descent of Man looks at masculinity…


The Red Pill: London Screenings

19 November 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Soho Hotel

4 Richmond Mews
London, W1D 3DH 


https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-red-pill-tickets-28639682060 (sold out) Extra London screening: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-red-pill-tickets-29229659699 https://heatst.com/world/the-red-pill-the-movie-feminists-tried-to-ban-gets-uk-premier-on-international-mens-day/ For a glimpse into the world of men’s issues through the eyes of a feminist documentary maker, and to encourage an increased understanding of and compassion for men and boys, you are invited to take The Red Pill. Vaunted as “the movie about men that feminists didn’t want you to see”, Cassie Jaye delves into the world of men’s rights activism and finds that the issues aren’t quite as black and white as her…


Chorley FC – in memory of David Edwards on International Men’s Day

19 November 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chorley FC

Victoria Ground, Duke Street
Chorley, Lancashire PR7 3DU 


Chorley v Gloucester City http://www.chorleyfc.com/index.php/statistics/fixtures-results/season-2016-17 In memory of David Edwards   One in every six men at today’s match will be a victim of domestic abuse at some time in their life.   In 2015, 4,817 men reported to Lancashire Police that they were a victim of domestic abuse, whilst sadly, 19 men across the UK lost their lives to domestic abuse. If you are a man suffering from domestic abuse you are not alone.   If you are one…


Join the Bury Samaritans for a International Men’s Day pub crawl

19 November 2016 @ 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm

(Starts) Old Cross Inn

Eton Hill Road
Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 2YG 


http://www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-bury-branch/radcliffe-pub-crawl-international-mens-day   On Saturday 19th November, we are doing a pub-crawl in various pubs in Radcliffe to help raise awareness for International Men’s Day. With increased global suicide rates in men and proportionately lower life expectancy rates than women, this year’s theme for International Men’s Day is ‘Stop Male Suicide’. At Samaritans we encourage men and women to #talktous about what is bothering them and we offer a completely unique, confidential listening service where it is safe for someone to…


British Deaf Association (Northern Ireland) – Should Deaflympics be part of the Paralympics?

19 November 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Malone Lodge Hotel

60 Eglantine Ave
Belfast, BT9 6DY 



https://www.bda.org.uk/Event/international-mens-day-ni The great British Deaf Association in Northern Ireland are once again hosting an event on International Men’s Day including with the Vice Chair of UK Deaf Sport. MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR MEN AND BOYS Should Deaflympics be part of the Paralympics? Guest Speaker: Stuart R Harrison, Vice Chair of UK Deaf Sport  Book your place now! – Contact: Susan Campbell E:cao.northni@bda.org.uk Naomi Fujitani E:cao.westni@bda.org.uk Alice Johnston E:cao.ni@bda.org.uk  Download poster copy here Start: 19th November, 2016 at 6:00pm End: 19th…


Watch Groomed with ManKind Counselling

19 November 2016 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Sweet Duke Box

The Iron Duke, Waterloo Street
Brighton, BN3 1AQ 


Groomed Saturday 19th November 8pm at Sweet Duke Box, The Iron Duke, Waterloo Street, Brighton.   Tickets available here: http://www.sweetvenues.com/brighton Event Details The breakout Brighton Fringe hit returns. Three extraordinary stories: a betrayed schoolboy, a Japanese soldier and the inventor of the saxophone. An enchanting evening showing how theatre can transform past wounds that so many share. The story’s raw emotional power has gripped audiences in Norway, UK and the USA. Intelligent. Unmissable. “One of the most moving pieces I…


Steps to Success & IMD Event

21 November 2016 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Morfa Rhuddlan (Table Table)

Marsh Road
Rhyl, Wales, LL18 5UA United Kingdom 


f2n Business Network Member’s Only Event | Rhuddlan November 21st 2016 | Steps to Success & IMD Event f2n Business Network Monday, November 21, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (GMT) Rhyl, United Kingdom Join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month at Morfa Rhuddlan (Table Table) from 10am for our member’s only Steps To Success, goal setting group. This month we also celebrate International Men’s Day!


Modern Masculinity Exhibition with CoolTan Arts

21 November 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

CoolTan Arts

Third Floor, 224-236 Walworth Road
Southwark, London, SE17 1JE United Kingdom 


Modern Masculinity Exhibition 21 November 2016 – January 2017, Tues – Fri, 10am – 5pm https://www.cooltanarts.org.uk/events/modern-masculinity/ CoolTan Arts, Free Watch their great video here This exhibition explores modern masculinity and how it affects mental health. It features over 20 poetry and visual arts by CoolTan Arts participants, all of whom have lived experience of mental health distress.   CoolTan Arts, Third Floor, 224-236 Walworth Road, London SE17 1JE Telephone: 0207 701 2696 Email: info@cooltanarts.org.uk


UCL Lecture: What about the men? Mansplaining masculinity

21 November 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

UCL Cruciform Building, LT1

Gower Street
London , WC1E 6BT 


http://events.ucl.ac.uk/event/event:v8f-iv7s7hiu-6h4eaf/what-about-the-men-mansplaining-masculinity   What about the men? Mansplaining masculinity Location LT1 | Cruciform Building ( Map) Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student Admission: Free Ticketing: Pre-booking essential Speaker information Dave Pickering In honour of International Men’s Day 2016, Dave Pickering takes us on a personal journey through gender as he tries to explain masculinity both to you and to himself. Part true storytelling, part TED talk and part…


Man Up Man Down with CoolTan Arts

23 November 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CoolTan Arts

Third Floor, 224-236 Walworth Road
London, SE17 1JE United Kingdom 


Open Afternoon: Man Up Man Down Wednesday 23 November, 1 – 4pm CoolTan Arts, Free Watch their video here Monthly Open Afternoons provide an opportunity to visit CoolTan Arts and see what we offer. They are intended for professionals from the fields of health and/or the arts, as well as potential participants and volunteers, or those with an interest in how creativity can improve mental health. This month’s special theme will be men’s mental health, in recognition of International Men’s Day on…


The Genital Touch: Understanding male cancers past and present

23 November 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Manchester Central Library

St Peter’s Square
Manchester, M2 5PD United Kingdom 


The history and future of male cancer treatment   Eventbrite Today, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, although this has not always been the case. For International Men’s Day on 19 November, join two expert speakers to find out more about the diagnosis and treatment of male cancers past and present. Agnes Arnold-Forster (Kings College London) explains the connections made between cancers and manhood in the nineteenth century, while Dr Ian Banks (President of…

Being a Man Festival

25 November 2016 – 27 November 2016

Southbank Centre

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom 

NOTABLE MEN TO CHALLENGE CONVENTIONS AT SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S BEING A MAN FESTIVAL Sir Roger Moore, Ashley Walters, Kele Okereke, Professor Green, The Last Poets, Aaron Gillies, Scottee, Jon Holmes, Robert Olen Butler, Timothy Watson, and more Friday 25 November – Sunday 27 November 2016 www.southbankcentre.co.uk/bam   Southbank Centre’s BAM – Being a Man festival, which launched in 2014, returns to explore the challenges and pressures of masculine identity in the 21st century. Taking place a week after International Men’s Day…




1st November 2016 @ 8:00 am
30th November 2016 @ 5:00 pm