Upcoming Events

May
10
6:30 pm18:30

Choosing the Right Nursery & School that Promotes Diversity

  • EY

P3 is very pleased to partner with leading educational specialists and educational charities to bring a practical resource and guide for any parents looking to ensure their children spend each day in an environment that promotes diversity. More details coming soon. This will be one event not to be missed! Registration is FREE and open to members and their guests. Registration opening soon. 

May
16
6:00 pm18:00

Diverse and Proud: Every family has a story

  • Deutsche Bank

P3: Proud Professional Parents and Deutsche Bank are delighted to invite you to “Diverse and Proud: Every family has a story” to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) 2017.

The event, hosted by Deutsche Bank at their London Wall office in the City on May 16th, will offer an evening of informal panel discussion and networking as we draw on the modern and diverse experiences of parents, bothAllies and LGBT.

The panelists will explore what it means to have a “modern” family, talk to the hopes and challenges their families face, all while juggling and balancing work with family life.

Registration and welcome drinks will be from 18:00, with the panel discussion starting shortly after 18:30.

This event is open to both members and non-members. Registration is FREE. Please Register Here.

Jun
1
6:30 pm18:30

Positive Parenting: Parenting with HIV

  • TBC

P3 are pleased to be running this unique panel event recognising that being HIV+ is not an impediment to being a parent or having a family. Sharing very emotional personal stories, panellists will tell their stories of creating their families, and the fears those that are prospective parents have. This event aims to address some of the stigma associated with being HIV+ and to alleviate concerns for to-be parents that they too can have a family. REGISTRATION is FREE and will open shortly.


Mar
29
6:30 pm18:30

Trans*Parenting: Trans*itioning into a Modern Family

  • EY

A first of its kind event in the UK, P3 is pleased to run this panel looking at what it means for members of the trans* community to be parents; how it affected their transitions and their role as parents. Our esteemed panellists, all recognised as Financial Times Outstanding leaders, will share their perspectives on the joys of parenthood and that being trans* has not stopped them from having a family. This event is kindly hosted by EY. Registration is FREE and open to members and their guests. REGISTER HERE

Mar
28
5:45 pm17:45

Navigating the Surrogacy Journey

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner

For couples who can't conceive naturally, surrogacy could be an option. Surrogacy can be a complex process; there is the legal landscape to navigate, as well as the emotional roller-coaster that can come with making such a life-changing decision. P3 are pleased to partner with the BLP Family & LGBT* Networks to run a panel talk which aims to clarify some of the key laws both in the UK and globally; highlight the potential pitfalls to avoid; and provide first-hand insights into the surrogacy process. This event is open to members and their guests. Registration is FREE. Register here.

Mar
17
12:00 pm12:00

P3: Intimate & Interactive Series: IVF & IUI

  • Citigroup Global Markets Ltd.

The P3 Intimate & Interactive Series is an opportunity for you to participate in a small group session (max 15 participants) with an LGBT parent who will openly discuss their family journey and who, under Chatham House Rules, will openly answer any questions you have. Light breakfast or lunch will be served. A perfect opportunity to explore and understand the speakers' LGBT family journey.

Alice will share her story about creating her family via IVF. Registration is FREE and open to members and guests. REGISTRATION HERE. Kindly hosted by Citigroup.

Mar
16
6:30 pm18:30

P3 Coaching & Mentoring Programme Launch Event

  • Mischon de Reya

P3 is pleased to announce the launch of its coaching and mentoring programme. The launch event will feature a working session of the benefits of coaching and mentoring, and allow all coaches/mentors and their coachees/mentees to meet. Registration is now closed. This event is kindly hosted by Mischon de Reya. 

Mar
1
5:45 pm17:45

Modern Families in the Civil Service: Routes to Parenthood

  • Competition and Markets Authority

P3 are pleased to be running this panel event looking at what it means to have a "modern" family and juggle a career in the civil service. Panellists will share their stories of their journeys to creating and having their families, including what it means for their careers as a civil servant. This event is targeted at LGBT parents, LGBT and straight prospective parents exploring options to creating families in a non-traditional manner, and straight parents whose children may be exposed to LGBT families at school. While the event is targeted at civil servants of various UK public agencies and their guests, all are welcome to register to attend.   REGISTRATION is FREE. REGISTER HERE.

Feb
22
11:45 am11:45

P3: Intimate & Interactive Series: Adoption: Relationship with the foster family

  • Baker Mackenzie

The P3 Intimate & Interactive Series is an opportunity for you to participate in a small group session (max 15 participants) with an LGBT parent who will openly discuss their family journey and who, under Chatham House Rules, will openly answer any questions you have. Light breakfast or lunch will be served. A perfect opportunity to explore and understand the speakers' LGBT family journey.

Tuvia will share his story about creating her family via adoption, with a particular focus on the relationship with his sons foster family. Tuvia will also be joined by his son's foster mom. Registration is FREE and open to members and guests. REGISTER HERE.

Jan
25
6:30 pm18:30

Defining the Modern Family: LGBT Parenting

  • Transport for London

P3 are pleased to be running this panel event looking at re-defining the notion of a modern family. Panellists will share their stories of creating their families, and their interactions with their employers, friends and educators, including dealing with school gate bullying among parents, rather than children. This event is targeted at LGBT parents and prospective parents and straight parents whose children may be exposed to LGBT families at school. This event is run exclusively for staff of Transport for London and their guests. Non-TFL staff are welcome by invitation only. REGISTRATION is FREE via invitation only. Please get in contact if you are interested in attending or you have not received your invitation.

Jan
12
6:30 pm18:30

P3 Winter Party - A Night of Drinks and Dancing

  • LSE

Come join P3 for an evening of celebration and thanks. We have achieved so much over the past year that we just want to say thank you to all of our members, supporters, friends and family. Come join us for drinks and dancing with friends old and new, with a great DJ spinning all night. Registration is FREE and open to all members, their guests and friends. REGISTER HERE.

Dec
10
3:00 pm15:00

P3 PLAYDATE: ICE SKATING AT SOMERSET HOUSE

  • Somerset House

Our P3:PLAYDATE SERIES is designed for our members and their children (or nieces/nephews/cousins/etc) to come and meet and network while partaking in an activity. Join us for a fun filled hour of ice skating, at Somerset House followed by some hot chocolate and coffee for the grown ups. Designed for children 3 years and older. Entrance fees apply. REGISTER HERE.

 

Dec
8
5:30 pm17:30

The Joys of LGBT Parenting - **MANCHESTER LAUNCH EVENT**

  • DWF LLP

Join P3 for the first time in Manchester for an inspiring and informative panel discussion celebrating LGBT parenting. Connect with other LGBT professionals, LGBT working parents, LGBT prospective parents and allies and find out more about the work of P3 and our supporters.The panel will be followed by a networking event kindly hosted by DWF LLP. Registration is FREE and open to members and guests. Register HERE

This event is run in association with WOW (Women Out at Work), Planet L Events and MyGWork.

Nov
27
11:00 am11:00

P3 PLAYDATE: GAMBADO SOFT PLAY INDOOR PLAYGROUND

  • Gambado

Our P3:PLAYDATE SERIES is designed for our members and their children (or nieces/nephews/cousins/etc) to come and meet and network while partaking in an activity. Join us at Gambado Indoor Payground, a multi-level climbing frame, which incorporates ball ponds, slides (enclosed twirly tunnels plus bumpy ones large enough for parents to join in), trampolines, assault courses and mini dodgems. Tinies get a soft-play section with big Lego bricks and face painting. You can refuel on healthy fare at the café, and there’s free internet access for the adults. More details here. Designed for children up to age 12 (our youngest members are certainly welcome!). Entrance fees apply. REGISTER HERE.

Nov
2
8:00 am08:00

P3 INTIMATE & INTERACTIVE: SURROGACY

  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management

The P3 Intimate & Interactive Series is an opportunity for you to participate in a small group session (max 15 participants) with an LGBT parent who will openly discuss their family journey and who, under Chatham House Rules, will openly answer any questions you have. Light breakfast or lunch will be served. A perfect opportunity to explore and understand the speakers' LGBT family journey.

John and Richard will share their stories about why they each chose surrogacy for their own families and discuss the trials and tribulations, travelling to the US and the joys of the day their children were born and joined their respective families. Registration is FREE and open to members and guests. REGISTER HERE. Kindly hosted by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Oct
31
6:30 pm18:30

The Birds & The Bees of Creating LGBT Families

  • KPMG

An informative evening about the different alternatives to starting an LGBT family. The evening will involve a panel and information sessions covering topics such as adoption and fostering, surrogacy, donor insemination, co-parenting, and legal considerations. The purpose of the evening is to allow our members and guests to hear first-hand from LGBT parents and industry professionals and to freely ask the direct questions that may help shape decisions on how to create their own families. The panel and information sessions will be following by a networking fair kindly hosted by KPMG. Registration is FREE and open to members and guests. REGISTER HERE.

Oct
22
11:30 am11:30

P3 PLAYDATE: GO APE ADVENTURE

  • Go Ape

Our P3:PLAYDATE SERIES is designed for our members and their children (or nieces/nephews/cousins/etc) to come and meet and network while partaking in an activity. Join us at Go Ape Battersea for a fun filled hour of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. Kids (and adults if interested) will negotiate crossings and finish on a high (literally) with one awesome zip wire. More details here. Designed for children 6 - 12, but there are options for those under 6 (but over 1m). Entrance fees apply. REGISTER HERE.

Oct
20
12:00 pm12:00

P3 INTIMATE & INTERACTIVE: ADOPTION - LOOKING FORWARD

  • Mayer Brown International

The P3 Intimate & Interactive Series is an opportunity for you to participate in a small group session (max 15 participants) with an LGBT parent who will openly discuss their family journey and who, under Chatham House Rules, will openly answer any questions you have. Light breakfast or lunch will be served. A perfect opportunity to explore and understand the speakers' LGBT family journey.

Three years ago Gary and his husband Simon adopted their son when he was nearly 3 years old. They also decided to transition from a dual-income household to an arrangement where Gary became the primary earner and Simon underwent a career transition from Director of Analytics at Nielsen to work part-time for the adoption charity PACT.

Gary will share his story of how he and his husband chose adoption as their route to growing their family, the challenges and rewards of settling in an older child, and how they navigated the transition from a dual-income to a single-income family. Registration is FREE and open to members and guests.REGISTER HERE. Kindly hosted by Mayer Brown.

Sep
24
3:00 pm15:00

At the School Gates - LGBT Considerations

  • Royal College of Surgeons

P3 is proud to be returning to the annual Alternative Parenting Show, and hosting a panel considering topics such as choosing the right school, ensuring diversity in the classroom, and managing diversity at the school gates with other parents. FREE REGISTRATION HERE

Sep
21
6:30 pm18:30

Love, Death & Taxes: LGBT Families and the Law

  • Mischon de Reya

P3 is pleased to support Mischon de Reya's panel event looking at the financial and legal implications of living together and jointly owning property. FREE REGISTRATION by email to Stephen.Rowe@Mishcon.com

Sep
18
Sep 24

Alternative Family Week

P3 are proud supporters and partners of Alternative Family Week. In addition to various P3 run events, see what other events are being run across the City HERE

Sep
15
6:30 pm18:30

Going at it Alone: Single LGBT Parenting

  • Hogan Lovells

There are around two million single parents in the UK, making up a quarter of all families with dependent children. While not prevalent in the media, single LGBT parenting is becoming more common. P3, in combination with Hogan Lovells, is proud to present the first single LGBT parenting panel event in the UK, with a panel of single LGBT parents parenting newborns through teenagers. Our panellists have all come to single parenthood in different ways – by choice, by law, and through marriage breakdown. The evening should be enlightening as the panel discuss their stories of the good, the bad and the ugly, covering topics such as childcare, support, coping strategies, work/life balance, and dating. The panel will be followed by a networking event kindly hosted by Hogan Lovells. FREE REGISTRATION HERE