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A BiFest is a one-day festival celebrating bisexuality, with workshops and discussions during the day and social events in the evening, complementing the larger convention BiCon. Currently there have been seven BiFests around the UK since 1999, with the busiest attracting around 130 people.

The first BiFest, in 1999, was a "Festival of Bisexuality", and was combined with a bisexual march through London. However, the idea was not taken up again until 2005, when a new organising team stepped forward to create an annual BiFest in London.

The structure of BiFest is in some ways similar to the earliest BiCons, which were one or two days long and had few program streams.

Past eventsEdit

Event Dates Venue Attendance
(London) BiFest 1999 13 February 1999 University of London Union, Malet Street, London
(London) BiFest 2005 14 May 2005 London Action Resource Centre, Whitechapel, London 130+
Manchester BiFest 2005 10 December 2005 Thompsons Arms, Manchester 100+
Brighton BiFest 2006 11 February 2006 The Cowley Club, Brighton
London BiFest 2006 6 May 2006 'Doggett's Coat and Badge, Blackfriars Bridge, London 130+
Manchester BiFest 2006 23 September 2006 Lesbian and Gay Foundation, Manchester 60+
Brighton BiFest 2007 12 February 2007 Royal Albion Hotel, 35 Old Steine, Brighton 90+

Future eventsEdit

Event Dates Venue
London BiFest 2007 19 May 2007 Doggett's Coat and Badge, Blackfriars Bridge, London

Manchester has announced that they intend to hold a BiFest in 2007, possibly in July. Sheffield are also looking at staging a Bifest.

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