22 years of  – Wise Thoughts

A Pioneering LGBTQI+ & BAME Arts Charity based in Haringey, London.

Our annual GFEST – Gaywise FESTival ® goes online – presenting stories of BAME, LGBTQI+ people across the UK, living and working during Covid-19 pandemic for last 6 months:  Click here to watch video stories and recorded webinar chats  Click to read the report prepared by Niranjan Kamatkar and Consortium team.

Wise Thoughts creates dynamic local, national and international arts initiatives and deliver services that help address social justice issues for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex (LGBTQI+) and Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

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LGBTQI+ befriending service: WISEfriends  launched! – click for more information

WISEfriends our NEW LGBTQI+ befriending service supported by London Community Response Fund and National Lotteries Communities Fund and run by a team of volunteers for members of Wise Thoughts and the wider Haringey community.

WE continue TO OFFER 1-2-1 advice, help and support. Weekly online activity/ zoom Yoga classes are on. We offer a limited and basic food and essential items parcel delivery to local LGBTQI+ people. Online ‘virtual’ LGBTQI+ drop-ins are taking place twice a week, and also for planned participatory artistic sessions, get in touch to join, the drop-ins/activities via zoom. Please send us an email to:

info (at) wisethoughts.org (removing brackets and spaces)  providing your name, contact number and what  support you require.

Following the recent advice regarding Coronavirus/ covid-19 impact and guidelines, all Wise Thoughts regular LGBTQI+ drop-ins, #meetups. well-being activities (including Lunchtime Yoga on Wednesdays, Movers and Shakers dance and Yoga on Mondays, Sexual health stall on Wednesdays) have moved online until further notice

We continue to announce rescheduled activities on this website, our social media etc, and emails to partners, facilitators and regular service users.
In meantime, please check the documents for online information resources and web links below: