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2017 International Men’s Day UK Events

1st November 2017 @ 8:00 am - 30th November 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Incommunities’ Lads and Dads Day for International Men’s Day

24 October 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


The Quays, Victoria St,
Shipley, BD17 7BN 


Lads and dads in special ‘builders’ day A group of budding builders enjoyed a special insight into the world of work as part of a half-term activity organised by Incommunities. Thirteen youngsters, aged ten to 14, joined their dads and other relatives this week (24 October) in getting to grips with basic building skills. The ‘lads and dads’ day, held at Incommunities’ Construction Training Centre, marked the housing group’s annual celebrations of International Men’s Day, next month. During the taster…


Movember 2017

1 November 2017

Every year, the month of November starts with Movember  – the month long event in keeping with everything that International Men’s Day stands for. https://uk.movember.com/


Plymouth University Feminist Society – International Men’s Day Event

4 November 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Plymouth University Feminist Society

Plymouth University Feminist Society are holding an International Men’s Day Event with guest speakers from The ManKind Initiative charity for male victims of domestic abuse. It is a closed meeting.


AccentureUK holds “Doing Nothing Is Not The Answer” International Men’s Day Event

4 November 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

There are no more detail beyond this tweet: https://twitter.com/mvrucinic/status/926724991537811456


Edinburgh 10k Run

5 November 2017

https://echcharity.org/events/edinburgh-mens-10k The Edinburgh Men’s 10K offers a fantastic opportunity for you to dust off your running shoes, get into training and raise sponsorship to transform the experiences of children in hospital. You can apply for one of our charity places via the Men’s 10K website – just click the ‘Book now’ button. To confirm your place, we ask for a £10 non-refundable deposit and £100 minimum sponsorship. You can pay your deposit over the phone by debit or credit…


Aberdeen Uni’s Feminist Society team up Mental Wellbeing Society for International Men’s Day

7 November 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Aberdeen University

Triple Kirks, Schoolhill,


International Men’s Day event with Mental Wellbeing Society A showing of ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ with a workshop and guest speaker afterwards. The event was set to celebrate International Men’s Day and to discuss the stigma perpetuating men’s mental health issues. Anyone is welcome! You are allowed to bring any drinks or food you buy up to the film. https://www.evensi.uk/international-mens-day-event-with-mental-wellbeing-society/231936380


21st Century Man (ESRC Festival of Social Science)

8 November 2017 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 pm

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

Lecture Theatre G.35, Oxford Road
Manchester, M15 6BH 


DESCRIPTION This unique, one-day inter-disciplinary conference will explore the challenges and complexities facing men in the 21stcentury. The topics debated will cover a range of themes on everything from hidden male voices to male childlessness; from youth loneliness and belonging to male victims of honour-based violence. Colleagues from across Manchester Metropolitan University will showcase their research and invite debate and discussion from a guest panel of experts and an audience of experts from across the fields of health, law, education…

Busy Bee’s Dad’s Day in Meopham

11 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Busy Bee’s Meopham

Meopham Secondary School Campus, Wrotham Road DA13 0AH
Meopham, , Kent DA13 0AH 

To celebrate International Men’s Day, we are inviting all our dads, grandads and uncles to come to nursery with the children to help us have a Dad’s day! On Saturday 11th November 10am – 12pm With crazy golf, yummy food, arts and crafts and lots of fun activities we are sure you will all enjoy yourselves https://www.busybeeschildcare.co.uk/International-Mens-Day-n-82397

Removing The Shame and Guilt Men’s Conference

11 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fircroft College

1018 Bristol Road
South Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6LH 


Fathers’ Nation would like you to be part of a conference to help men who have experienced deep challenges which is taking place on Saturday 11th November 2017. Often many of us find ourselves in that familiar dark place where we try to numb our pain or forget whatever is going on in our lives and so we tend to isolate ourselves from the rest of the world. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/removing-the-shame-and-guilt-mens-conference-tickets-36253364790?aff=erelexpmlt The aim of this conference is to help men not to…


University of Plymouth Feminist Society talk about Male Victims of Domestic Abuse for International Men’s Day

11 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Plymouth University Feminist Society

In honour of International Men’s Day (Sunday 19th November 2017), UPSU FemSoc have arranged for a guest speaker to come in and give a talk about male domestic abuse. Our guest speaker is from a charity called ManKind Initiative (that offer support, advice and information to male victims of domestic abuse), and will discuss topics such as: the types of domestic abuse, examples of abuse, statistics, reports, help and support, and much more! The talk will begin at 6pm on…


Boxer Rebellion release “Love Yourself” video for CALM charity on International Men’s Day

13 November 2017 @ 8:00 am

Boxer Rebellion

The brilliant Boxer Rebellion have spoken out to raise awareness of mental health, and shared their new video ‘Love Yourself’ in aid of CALM for International Men’s Day. See it first on NME below. In support of CALM (The Campaign Against Living Miserably) and to mark the upcoming International Men’s Day on Sunday November 19, The Boxer Rebellion have unveiled the poignant video for the new single lifted from their upcoming album, Ghost Alive. http://www.nme.com/news/music/boxer-rebellion-speak-mental-health-share-love-video-calm-2157218 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cUsy8ml47w


P&P Coaching Consultancy Workshops for International Men’s Day

13 November 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

P&P Coaching

Kemp House, 152 City Road,
London , EC1V 2NX 


Supporting working dads on International Men’s Day:  Our coaching consultancy for parents at work has celebrated International Women’s Day every year; but we now fully realise that’s only one side of the equality puzzle. Millennial men are torn between a rock and a hard place:  modern societal pressures mean that men need and want to spend more time on their fatherhood responsibilities, but outdated organisational policies, cultural expectations and leadership styles do not support this. www.pandpcoaching.co.uk We are supporting…


Rockin ur Teens Boys’ Conference 2017

14 November 2017

Thomson Reuters

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


Following the huge success of their 2016 conference, the Rocking ur Teens team are holding their 2017 conference on 14th November at Thomson Reuters in Canary Wharf. Schools can start booking their places now: http://rockingurteens.com/

Dulwich Hamlet FC Urge Supporters to Donate Spare Men’s Coats and Jackets for Homeless Men for International Men’s Day

14 November 2017 @ 7:45 am – 10:00 pm

Dulwich Hamlet FC

Champion Hill Stadium, Edgar Kail Way,
London , SE22 8BD 


Just your old jackets and coats! Bring them along to help others next Tuesday 14th November, our next home match Understandably many Hamlet fans are concerned about the future of our Club at the moment and are supporting our own fundraising. But, unlike the well-known saying, charity doesn’t always begin at home. And here’s an initiative where we don’t want you to dig deep into your pockets. Which is why we’re asking you all to have a bit of a rummage…


House of Commons to Hold Third Ever International Men’s Day Debate

14 November 2017 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

House of Commons

Westminster, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom 


Supported by an application by Jeremy Lefroy MP (Stafford) and a host of Members of Parliament including Philip Davies MP, there will be another International Men’s Day on 14th November (9.30am to 11.00am) in Westminster Hall. This will be filmed on Parliament TV or you can attend in person. You  can review the application for the debate here: http://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/76991394-3169-4c60-b4fa-bb41ccb9aa88 (14.45 in) This is the third such Parliamentary debate with the first in 2015 (Westminster Hall) and in 2016 (House of Commons…


Rocking ur Teen Boys’ Conference for International Men’s Day

14 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thomson Reuters

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


We are delighted that every teen boy and their teachers who attend our boys conference on 14th November, 2017 will receive a copy of The Week Junior magazine.  What an International Men’s Day treat, it will be for them. The Week Junior is a brilliant current affairs magazine for children aged between 8 and 14. It’s filled with fascinating stories and information, written to engage curious young minds and encourage them to explore and understand the world around them. By exploring real…


Made Men 2017: The First International Men’s Day Celebration for Black British Males!

14 November 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Rainmaking Loft London

1 Saint Katharine’s Way
London, E1W 1UN 


Made Men 2017 The First International Men’s Day Celebration for Black British Males! The event is hosted by The Gentlemen’s Network an organisation with a compelling mantra that we live by; inspiring and supporting males through the transition from boy to man to gentleman. We provide recognition to those excelling whilst inspiring the younger generation. Made Men is an event like no other, with features on the night as follows: Learning from Leaders – This is an interactive segment where we’ve hand picked individuals…


Tune into Matt Webb on Cambridge 105 to talk about International Men’s Day

15 November 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cambridge 105 Radio

Tune into Matt Webb’s award winning radio show this Wednesday to talk about International Men’s Day with Mark Brooks from the ManKind Initiative domestic abuse charity. https://cambridge105.co.uk/shows/matt-webb/


National Association of Women in Construction Salute their Male Colleagues on International Men’s Day

16 November 2017 @ 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-33697220293?aff=erelexpmlt DESCRIPTION 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…


Harry’s Men and Masculinities Report Launch

16 November 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

House of Commons

Westminster, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom 


The ground breaking Harry’s Men and Masculinities Report which garnered a huge amount of attention in recent weeks will be officially launched at 4pm on 16th November. This is a private invitee only event.


Hebden Bridge’s Fox & Goose to hold short talks on International Men’s Day

16 November 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Fox & Goose

7 Heptonstall Road
Hebden Bridge HX7 6AZ, HX7 6AZ 


On 16th November, An International Men’s Day event is being held at the Fox and Goose pub, Heptonstall Road, Hebden Bridge, on Thursday, November 16 (6.30pm). It will feature series of short talks lasting around an hour followed by free home made curry and a viewing of the ‘Cock and Bull Stories’ DVD – featuring men’s “stories for all”.


Making Mankind: Poetry and Rap to celebrate International Men’s Day

16 November 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Latest MusicBar

14-17 Manchester Street
Brighton, BN2 1TF 


An evening of Poetry and Rap to celebrate International Men’s Day. Mankind Counselling hosts a Spoken Word and Rap night on the theme of being a man in 2017.  The event will be held at the Latest Music Bar, Brighton on the 16th November to celebrate International Men’s Day 2017 on the 19th November. We have a great line up, including some internationally renowned artists and emerging local talent.  Tickets are only £5 and you can grab one from here…


Aiden Goatley’s 5-star show in celebration of International Men’s Day

16 November 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Sweet Dukebox

3 Waterloo Street
Hove, BN3 1AQ 


Thursday 16th November – 10 Films with my Dad, his Granddaughter, My Wife, and her Mother-in-Law (Comedy) – Aidan Goatley revisits his 5-star show in celebration of International Men’s Day. 8pm, £8 (£6)   https://www.broadwayworld.com/uk-regional/article/VOICES-IN-MY-HEAD-GOAT-Comedy-and-More-Set-for-November-at-Sweet-Dukebox-20171013


Men Get Eating Disorders Too: National Conference

17 November 2017

The Brighton Centre

North Road
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YD 


The great charity, Men Get Eating Disorders Too is holding its second annual national conference in the week of International Men’s Day. The full details can be found via http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/conference  and in the text below.   We are pleased to announce our second national second will be taking place on 17th November in our home city of Brighton. Programme Initial speakers include introduction by Debbie Roche (Chairperson ‘In Waiting’), Natasha Devon MBE (C0-Founder of the Self-Esteem Team) as keynote, Dr Rob Wilson (Therapist & Chair of the Body Dysmorphia  Foundation),  Danny Bowman (Mental Health…


Norfolk Police to mark International Men’s Day

17 November 2017 @ 8:00 am

Norfolk Police have been in touch and are marking the day. More information coming soon.


London South Bank University (GenderNet) Hosts Discussion on Issues Faced by Men and Boys

17 November 2017 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

London South Bank University

Keyworth Building, Keyworth Street
London, SE1 6NG 


The gender equality network at London South Bank University (GenderNet) will host its first ever International Men’s Day event on Friday 17th November 2017 in Keyworth Building, Keyworth Street, London, from 09:30 am to 14:30 pm. Our theme this year is ‘Making a Difference for Men and Boys’ and we are so proud to be able to help raise awareness of some of the issues and concerns faced by men and boys in the UK. https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/whats-on/international-mens-day-171117 Our event will include discussions…


Kent Police: International Men’s Day Event (Male Victims of Domestic Abuse)

17 November 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Kent Police

Miadstone, Kent ME15 9BZ 


Kent Police will be holding an International Men’s Day on Friday 17th November about male victims of


Tune into Voice of Islam for International Men’s Day Broadcast

17 November 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Voice of Islam

On 17th November, Voice of Islam radio station will be hosting a two hour show talking about Men’s Issue for International Men’s Day (4pm -6pm). Be sure to tune in.   http://voiceofislam.co.uk


Dying in Silence Male Mental Health Event at Welsh Assembly for International Men’s Day

17 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Senedd – The Welsh Assembly

Yst./Rooms C&D, Stryd, Pierhead Street, Cynulliad Cymru, National Assembly For Wales
Cardiff, CF99 1NA 


DESCRIPTION International Men’s Day 2017: Wales UK and Welsh experts have been invited to speak at “Dying in Silence” at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay (Friday 17th November, at 6.00pm, Tŷ Hywel, Conference Rooms C&D) chaired by Neil McEvoy AM (South Wales Central). The event is open to the public and free, but booking is essential. Chair, Neil McEvoy AM said “I’m launching this International Men’s Day event in Wales to highlight the issue of male suicide. My concern is that men are literally dying…


Wednesday to Friday International Men’s Day Wrap Up

17 November 2017 @ 9:00 pm

In addition to those listed on the events site, there were lots of other great events up and down the UK – here is an additional group we found:   Whitefield School (Barnet): Cooking Competition –congratulations to Thisath! https://twitter.com/MrsJamesKitchen/status/931291209515044864 Virgin Money: Fatherhood Debate https://twitter.com/rl_chris_higham/status/931271941201301506 BT – Discussion on Men’s Physical and Mental health https://twitter.com/mg_pecorari/status/931171855523811328 Skills for Care Campaign (@skillsforcare) – Men in Social Care https://twitter.com/skillsforcare/status/931169989372940288 https://twitter.com/skillsforcare/status/931502934767964160 https://twitter.com/skillsforcare/status/931471476963803136 Loreto High School (Chorley): International Men’s Day event https://twitter.com/loretocitizens/status/931111851840196608 Round Table and Hairy…


Speak Up! Act Out! Announces Forum Theatre Performance for International Men’s Day

18 November 2017 @ 6:30 am – 10:00 pm

The Dukebox Theatre,

3 Waterloo Street, .
Brighton, BN3 1AQ 


CONTACT ORDER Speak Up! Act Out! announces forum theatre performance for International Men’s Day Back by popular demand, Speak Up! Act Out! will perform Contact Order in celebration of International Men’s Day. Using methods from Theatre of the Oppressed, we will take audiences on an interactive journey of theatre, debate and storytelling as we explore the issues that fathers can face following the breakdown of a relationship. Inspired by true experiences and events, Contact Order presents the story of…


D&D London (Plateau) host International Men’s Day Brunch

18 November 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

D & D London (Plateau)

16 Kirby Street,
London, EC1N 8TS 


International Men’s Day is back and this year it will be a celebration of Men and Boys. The focus of the global day is to highlight and support positive male role models around the world, helping to celebrate their achievements, whilst supporting causes that encourage men’s health and equality. At Plateau, we are no strangers to the many achievements of the men who surround our glorious city, and we have therefore decided to hold a tasty brunch, in collaboration with Ted’s Grooming…


YMCA Newcastle Men’s Health Campaign for International Men’s Day

18 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Space 2 (YMCA)

37 Pilgrim St,
Newcastle upon Tyne , NE1 6Q 


YMCA Newcastle Men’s Health Campaign YMCA Newcastle has launched a campaign throughout November to raise funds to support young men in Newcastle to combat mental health issues, and the problems that come with them such as unemployment, homelessness, drug and alcohol misuse and suicide. Suicide is currently the leading cause of death for men aged 20-34 in England, and a young man in the North East is three times more likely to take his own life than elsewhere in the…


Saturday Events Wrap UP

18 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm

We found a few more today – be sure to support: Leyton Orient: Wrap Up London Coat Collection https://www.leytonorient.com/news/2017/november/wrap-up-london-collection/ Leeds North and West Foodbank: Food Donations welcome https://twitter.com/north_leedsfood/status/931821811611955200


Luton – International Mens Awareness/Celebration Day

18 November 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Lewsey Learning Centre

Tomlinson Avenue
Luton, LU4 0QQ 


Following on from the success of 2016, International Mens Awareness & Celebration Day Exhibitors Speakers Men sharing their personal journeys….. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/457628297947228/ WEB: https://www.luton.gov.uk/events/pages/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=1226 Some of the topics being covered •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 boys in society (for instance, homeless men, boys in care and the high rate of male…


“A Cut Above” Leeds event for International Men’s Day

18 November 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Old Fire Station

Gipton Approach,
Gipton, Leeds, LS9 6NL 


The event has been organised by local men and promises to be a fun event with a free barber offering a trim and a cut throat shave, plus a free clothes service with your very own personal dresser. There will also be live music, free food, children’s activities and much more


Bournemouth AFC to support International Men’s Day at Huddersfield game

18 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Vitality Stadium

Dean Court, Kings Park
Bournemouth, BH7 7AF 


FC Bournemouth will be raising awareness for International Men’s Day at the home game with Huddersfield this weekend. Objectives of International Men’s Day include a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. It is an occasion for men to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care while highlighting the discrimination against them. Sunday 19th November is International Men’s Day and…


Father2Father Journey of Self-Discovery on International Men’s Day

18 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

KICC The Lighthouse

Cecil Road,
Enfield, London EN2 6TG 


A.M.E.N (Achieving Men Empowering Nations) Every November in celebration of International Men’s Day Father2Father brings you the A M E N Conference (Achieving Men Empowering Nations) A journey of self-discovery that will leave men STRONGER & WISER An interactive conference of self-discovery where men meet, socialise, have fun and learn powerful methods that encourage and equip them to claim and celebrate their calling as leaders, husbands and fathers. http://www.father2father.co.uk/our-programmes http://www.father2father.co.uk/events


Support U-Evolve’s Men in Heels Fundraiser in Edinburgh on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 7:00 am



Event details Here come the #MenInHeels This international men’s day is themed men and boys. Much of our work in North Edinburgh is with young men aged 13+. These boys face serious challenges growing up in a tough environment. Peer pressure in the community is constant and taking short-cuts such as stealing to make a living becomes a temptation. https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/meninheels Young boys and men feel pressure to conform to a standard of masculinity that dictates you have to provide, protect yourself…


Monoganon launch new LP on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 8:00 am

MONOGANON RE-EMERGE, AND TAKE ALL THE CONTROL… September 22, 2017 “Crush me, I am nothing” Lost Map is so very, very excited to share with you some new music by Monoganon.  Click on the video above, and you’ll enter a ‘Black Hole’ – the opening track to the forthcoming album, Killmens, which will be released on LP, with accompanying magazine and download, on International Men’s Day, Sunday 19th November 2017. Monoganon is our dear friend John B. McKenna – a Scottish singer-songwriter…


Join Seventh Day Adventist Church in Croydon for International Men’s Day Breakfast

19 November 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Advent Centre

37-39 Brendon Street
Marylebone, London, W1H 5JE 


SEC is holding Mens Breakfast celebrating International Men’s day. There will be entertainment, food and some encouraging words. Please come, enjoy and fellowship with one another.  19 November 2017  9:00 AM  The Advent Centre, 37-39 Brendon Street, London, W1H 5JE  07956 383222


Grayson Perry takes over Continuity Mic for Channel 4 on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 pm

Grayson Perry takes over continuity for International Men’s Day Channel 4 will hand control of its continuity mic to internationally renowned, cross dressing artist Grayson Perry to mark International Men’s Day this Sunday (19.11.17). Grayson will be provide continuity announcements throughout the day on Channel 4 and use his links to encourage men and women to join the conversation around issues effecting men using #InternationalMensDay His links between programmes will pose a variety of questions questioning what it takes to…


Deal Pier Diamond Jubilee Charity Open Pier Fishing Competition

19 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Deal Pier

35 Beach Street
Deal, Kent CT14 6HY 


Information about this can be found below:   http://www.dealpier.uk/news.html


Sunday’s New Events for International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

There are so many events up and down the country today that we can;t keep up and add them in individually – here are some more – something for everyone! London Fire Brigade Museum: WW2 film showing https://twitter.com/LondonFire/status/931275698131443712 M.C. Overalls and CALM at Newburgh Street, Covent Garden (2pm): https://twitter.com/mcoveralls/status/931098121114914819 Indigo Worthing: Treat men to a curry https://twitter.com/IndigoWorthing/status/931501149806407682 Barnet Women’s Equality Party – Why WEP is for Men Too http://www.womensequality.org.uk/brn_men_11_17 Huntington Care: Care for Men See @HHNursingHome


Woodhorn Museum – Join Bait for an Interactive and Fun Family Workshop woith

19 November 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Woodhorn Museum

QEII Country Park
Ashington, NE63 9YF 


Join bait for a free interactive and fun family workshop to celebrate International Men’s Day. The day will offer a number of different activities for you to enjoy, including animating your own story, sketching your own characters, and illustration. It is hosted by members of bait’s male art steering group, who have been working with local artists to develop a range of workshops designed to offer more opportunities for men to get involved in the arts. The activities take place in the Workshop…


MenCelebrate men’s group mark International Men’s Day around an open fire

19 November 2017 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm


Lamborne End, Manor Road,
Romford, Essex RM4 1NH 


Come celebrate the man that you are and the man that’s emerging from within you on International Men’s Day, Sunday 19th of November. https://www.meetup.com/menspeak/events/243675058/?_cookie-check=P1qUo-1F2eLgH78W   We’ll hold our regular MenSpeak check-ins and sharings around the open fire, on our fully functional Essex farm.  If it rains, we’ve got shelter in the indoor cabin complete with wood-burning stove and adjoining kitchen and dining room. You can arrive from 11am, so we can hang out for the day on the farm and in the forest, then sit around…


Get fit on International Men’s Day at Harrow Leisure Centre

19 November 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Harrow Leisure Centre

Christchurch Ave
Harrow , HA3 5BD 


Harrow Leisure Centre


CALM Launch #Changethe Picture Campaign for International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Male suicide prevention charity CALM launches #ChangeThePicture campaign for International Men’s Day CALM – Nov 17, 2017 10:57 GMT * New campaign showcases real men’s stories behind social media stereotypes * Campaign launch marks International Men’s Day, 19 November * Campaign features 12 men’s stories to reflect the 12 men who take their own lives every in the UK The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has teamed up with digital agency 360i Europe to launch #ChangeThePicture, a campaign aimed at…


March for Men from Trafalgar Square

19 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 5DN 


Join us as we peacefully March For Men in London on International Men’s Day 2017. Meet at 12 pm Sunday 19th November at Trafalgar Square. We will be marching past the Royal Courts of Justice and on to Parliament Square where we will be releasing purple balloons with messages about men and boys attached- purple is our colour theme so feel free to include it in your outfit for the day! Whilst great strides have been made over the last 50 years…


Support CALM by Manning Your Local on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bars, Pubs and Coffee Shops!

Thanks for signing up to #ManYourLocal   You’ll receive a pack before 19 November, containing: 125 #ManDictionary beermats Handy tips for charming the barperson or barrista A flyer for your local, to explain the campaign and what CALM does https://www.thecalmzone.net/2017/11/thanks-for-signing-up-to-manyourlocal/ Now all you have to do is: Step 2: GO TO YOUR LOCAL (the first step is always the hardest) with beermats. Step 3: CHARM BAR PERSON/BARRISTA WHEN BUYING A DRINK by saying something along the lines of “Hello handsome! It’s International Men’s Day on…


Essex Shed Network (ESN) is launching a new Shed ‘Toolkit’ for International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Essex Men’s Sheds Network

Maldon and District CVS, The Square, Holloway Road,
Heybridge , Essex CM9 4ER 


Men’s Shed ‘Toolkit’ Launched The Essex Shed Network (ESN) is launching a new Shed ‘Toolkit’ which aims to tell the reader all they need to know on how to start up and develop a Shed project in their area.   ‘Men in Shed’ projects are thriving community initiatives, supporting men in Essex and across the UK and Ireland to come together and socialise, make things and increase their social network.   Hamish Macdiarmid the ESN Coordinator says “We are delighted…


Brother Rhys’ Story Published on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm

http://www.brothersinarmsscotland.co.uk/news/2017/november/17/brother-rhyss-story-for-international-mens-day-november-19th/   Watch out for Rhys’s powerful and moving story to be published on International Men’s Day about his own battle with bipolar disorder and how he came to terms with it and his acceptance of something that would be part of him for the rest of his life….


The International Men’s Day All Dayer (Keep Men Alive By Dancing)

19 November 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Magic Roundabout

Old Street Roundabout
London, EC1Y 1BE 


BlancoBlanco will be helping to keep men alive by dancing this International Men’s Day, with a special all-dayer event at The Magic Roundabout! All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The CALMzone AKA The Campaign Against Living Miserably. TICKET LINK COMING SOON! DJs: Secret Special Guest Ben Gomori Lemmy Ashton Kincaid – UK B2B Sinl Cody Currie Michelle Manetti Discothque Credits House Husband Edgar Blanco B2B From Beyond + more TBA! VENUE: The Magic Roundabout Old Street roundabout…


AllBoysRock’s annual family friendly event for International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

XLP – All Hallows on the Wall

83 London Wall
London, EC2M 5ND 


AllBoysRock is an annual family friendly event held in honour of International Men‘s Day every 19th November. Our annual event is a family focus day of celebration of men and boys, with positive role models and positive activities on the day. Sun 19 November 2017: 15:00 – 19:00 GMT XLP – All Hallows on the Wall, 83 London Wall, London, EC2M 5ND A high end meal is provided at all of our events from our sponsors Pierre’s Finest Cuisine. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/allboysrock-tickets-36955370508 Support…


Messages for Men – Mini International Men’s Day Conference

19 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

TBC (see website)

SCRIPTION MESSAGES FOR MEN is a mini conference conveying positive messages for men by activists, academics and authors. The time has come for men to stand up and demand to be respected as men and not to cower in the face of the persistent anti-male bias in the media, the law and our culture at large. Feminist ideology predominates – and it was never designed to suit men. Women are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with how this culture infantilises them & hurts men…

Alternatives Event in Honour of International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

St James’s Church

197 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9LL 


Alternatives is the UK’s longest running weekly mind body spirit events company and has been known as the landmark speaking platform for spiritual teachers and alternative thinking for the past 30+ years. On International Men’s Day they we invite you to experience a selection of 15 minute presentations in this ‘TED Talk’ inspired event: The speakers are: Sean Patrick a.k.a That Guy Who Loves The Universe Mamoon Yusaf is a transformational coach of the Muslim community and author of The Soul of…


Standard Issue, Sarah Millican and Friends (plus Podcast) at Shaw Theatre on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Shaw Theatre

100-110 Euston Road
London, NW1 2AJ 


In Conversation with Standard Issue In honour of International Men’s Day, join our founder Sarah Millican and Deputy Editor Hannah Dunleavy host a line-up of our favourite chaps including Richard Osman, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Tom Allen* to talk feminism, funnies and more* *Lineup subject to change https://www1.ticketmaster.co.uk/in-conversation-with-standard-issue-london-19-11-2017/event/3500534CFD21764D?artistid=111163&majorcatid=10002&minorcatid=51 There will also be an International Men’s Day Podcast as well!  https://www.beyondthejoke.co.uk/content/4758/news-womens-podcast-do-mens-edition


Manchester Busker’s Got Talent – Winners Announced on International Men’s Day

19 November 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Print Works

27 Withy Grove
Manchester, M4 2BS 


Mancunians are being asked to nominate their favourite busker as part of an brand new awareness campaign to support the 1 in 6 men who have had unwanted sexual experiences, including abuse and assault. #1BlueString is a global campaign, created by our good friends at 1in6.org and supported by our antipodean friends at Living Well, asks guitarists at all levels and in all genres to replace one of their six strings with a blue string to help raise awareness of this alarming statistic and…


Alternatives hold International Men’s Day Evening with Four Inspirational Speakers

20 November 2017 @ 6:30 am – 9:00 pm

St James’s Church

197 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9LL 


About the Talk Our reputation here at Alternatives has always been to deliver a high quality selection of teachers and speakers from the world of Spirituality, personal development and wellbeing. Tonight we invite you to experience a selection of 15 minute presentations in this ‘TED Talk’ inspired event! https://www.alternatives.org.uk/event/international-mens-day The speakers tonight are: Sean Patrick a.k.a That Guy Who Loves The Universe is a wellbeing entrepreneur, spiritual philosopher & positive-psychologist. Sean believes in using spiritual practice and technique to promote…


PWC Cake Sale in Bristol for International Men’s Day

20 November 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


2 Glass Wharf
Bristol, BS2 0FR 


More details to come – however the team at PWC in Bristol are intending to hold a cake sale to raise funds for men’s charities.


ONS and IPO Hold International Men’s DAY Mental Talk with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn

20 November 2017 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Office for National Statistics

Government Buildings, Cardiff Rd, Duffryn
Newport, NP10 8XG 


International Men’s Day: Men’s Mental Health with Jonny Benjamin (TCH) Come to R101 and the mini map room (4009) as Jonny shares his journey through mental illness using film and photos to illustrate his experiences. His talk includes another guest speaker, Neil, the man who saved Jonny’s life. The session will be followed by a Question & Answer session. This is an internal ONS/IPO event only https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/international-mens-day-mens-mental-health-with-jonny-benjamin-tch-tickets-39511637371


Six Towns Radio to Talk about International Men’s Day

20 November 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

6 Towns Radio

Amy, Adam and the two Matts for two hours of great music, great chat and great interviews in their Embrace Radio Show – and they will be talking about International Men’s Day and men’s issues more widely on 20th November between 11am and 1pm!   http://www.6towns.co.uk/our-shows/


Queen’s University Belfast’s School of Nursing and Midwifery host International Men’s Day on Men’s Health

20 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Queen’s University Belfast (The Space, Student’s Union)

77-79 University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NF 


INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY – 20 NOVEMBER The School of Nursing and Midwifery will be holding their International Men’s Day event entitled ‘Men’s Health’ on Monday 20 November in The SPACE, Students’ Union from 12.00pm – 2.00pm. All staff and students are welcome to attend. Please download this event poster for more information: International Men’s Day 2017 poster


Rochdale Mind Celebrate International Men’s Day

20 November 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wardleworth Community Centre

South Street
Rochdale, OL165 2EP 


Come and join us on Monday 20th November from 1pm till 4pm Wardleworth Community Centre, South Street, Rochdale. Lots of things on offer including Smoothie making, Mini health checks, Information sessions plus much more! https://www.rochdalemind.org.uk/news/celebrating-international-mens-day


The Eligible Bachelor: Night of Celebration for International Men’s Day

20 November 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Luxford Bar & Kitchen Bar

610 Old Kent Road
London, SE15 1JB 


The Eligible Bachelor presents: International Men’s Day In celebration of International Men’s Day, The Eligible Bachelor invites you to an evening of celebration, entertainment, networking and exploring what it means to be a man. There will be food! I repeat, there will be food! (For those who buy the appropriate ticket). We have organised a buffet for you to enjoy whilst you enjoy the night, all you have to worry about are your drinks. The night will consist of: Table…

National Conference on Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

21 November 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

National ouncil For Voluntary Organisations

8 All Saints Street
London, N1 9RL 


The ManKind Initiative is holding its national domestic abuse conference on Tuesday 21st November and as normal, they have tied it into International Men’s Day. http://www.mankind.org.uk/conference/  National Conference on Male Victims of Domestic Abuse  “Surviving Domestic Abuse: Experiences, Services and Solutions”  21st November 2017  (9.30am start – 4.30pm finish) National Council For Voluntary Organisations , 8 All Saints Street London N1 9RL –  behind King’s Cross Station)


HMRC in Bristol hold International Men’s Day event for staff and local charities

21 November 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

HMRC Bristol

The Crescent Centre,
Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6HR 


HMRC in Bristol are holding a staff only event on International Men’s Day with speakers and information  from local charities on a range of men’s social and health issues.


Lloyds of London and Beazley launch International Men’s Day Photograph Competition to Raise Funds for CALM for

22 November 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lloyds of London

1 Lime Street
London, 1 Lime St, EEC3M 7HA 


Supporting International Men’s Day   Together with Beazley, we will be supporting International Men’s Day on 22 November, with an event focused on raising awareness of mental health issues, as well as photograph competition and exhibition. Steve Pallett, our Head of UK Operations, tells us why we’re once again supporting IMD:   Men make sacrifices every day in their place of work, in their role as husbands and fathers, for their families, friends, communities and for their nation. International Men’s Day…


University of Essex (Colchester) – Free NHS Health Checks for Men in Colchester for International Men’s Day

22 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

University of Essex (Colchester)

Ivor Crewe Lecture Theatre,
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ 


New City College (Redbridge) host International Men’s Day Event for Students

22 November 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

New City College (Redbridge)


University of Essex (Southend) – Free NHS Health Checks for Men in Southend for International Men’s Day

22 November 2017 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

University of Essex (Southend Campus)

(GB.3.54) Elmer Approach,
Southend-on-Sea , SS1 1LW 


International Men’s Day – Free NHS Health Checks: Southend In recognition of International Men’s Day, free NHS health checks for men are available at Colchester and Southend campuses on Wednesday 22 November.   Confidential checks will be carried out by a fully trained Health Check worker, and will take approximately 20minutes to complete. Fully explained results will be provided instantly, guidance will also be provided.   To qualify, you must be male aged between 40-74 years, registered with a local…


National UK Men’s Sheds “Shedders” Exhibition and Celebration

23 November 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Great Hall, The Guildhall

St Giles Square
Northampton, NorthamptonNN1 1DE 


DESCRIPTION We’re taking over the Northampton Guildhall for a jam-packed day of all things Men’s Sheds. The event will be in the Great Hall and Court Room from 12pm until 4pm. The free event will take place to celebrate a fantastic year of Shedding and to launch some exciting new products and services from UK Men’s Sheds Association, inlcuding our new Ambassador Programme and website. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shedderfair-tickets-38588427024?platform=hootsuite You will be welcomed with a buffet lunch and will be able to meet…


Confessions of a Male Nurse: Men in Nursing – Stereotypes and the Battle for Recognition

23 November 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Royal College of Nursing

20 Cavendish Square
London, W1G 0RN 


DESCRIPTION Men in Nursing: Stereotypes and the battle for recognition When did men first become nurses? In mental health care, male attendants worked in the men’s wards at asylums from the beginning of the nineteenth century, and in private madhouses even earlier. For International Men’s Day, historian Louise Hide explains who these men were, and how they fought for recognition in an increasingly feminised profession. When registration for nurses was introduced in 1919, however, trained male nurses were kept on…


Women’s Equality Party celebrates International Men’s Day with a Pub and Politics night

23 November 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

28 Grosvenor Rd

Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2AP 


International Men’s Day 2017 Come and help us celebrate International Men’s Day with a Pub and Politics night on Thursday 23rd November at Fuggles Tunbridge Wells from 19:30 til late. WE believe that equality is better for everyone and We know that equality won’t become a reality if the men and boys are left behind. So invite a man to come along, enjoy the company of some lively women and debate. Women’s Equality Party, Tunbridge Wells Branch http://www.womensequality.org.uk/international_men_s_day_2017 WHEN November…


Being a Man Festival 2017

24 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 26 November 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Southbank Centre

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


Being A Man festival addresses the challenges and pressures of masculine identity in the 21st century. For its fourth year, we ask what makes a man? The answers come via discussions about masculinity and power, Nordic masculinity, male identity and fatherhood, bullying, porn, teenage knife crime and music, to name just a few. Some of the confirmed speakers include Robert Webb, the comedian, Peep Show-star and now memoirist; American race and women’s rights activist Kevin Powell; the Booker Prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst, famous…


Virendra Sharma MP and Aschfords Law organise International Men’s Day event in Parliament

29 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

House of Commons

Westminster, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom 


LETS TALK ABOUT MEN International Men’s Day is on the 19 November every year – it is celebrated around the world in at least 60 countries. It is an occasion to celebrate their achievements and contributions ​in particular their contributions to community, family, marriage, and child care while highlighting the challenges and pressures that men face. There would be a line of eminent speakers to guide from the spiritual angle; speakers from the medical field to reason why men avoid…



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