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Isle of Wight Pride Returns!

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In 2017 the Isle of Wight saw its first ever Pride event and such was the success of the day a year later they are hosting UK Pride. Whilst it sounds like a success story, there were stumbling blocks and vocal public objectors to the first Pride that could so easily have caused organisers to […]

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UK Black Pride: “Come and celebrate with us”

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The UK Black Pride (UKBP) festival takes place on 8 July in London’s Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, between 12 noon and 8pm. Led by the unwavering Phyll Opoku-Gyimah (otherwise known as Lady Phyll), the team behind this wonderful celebration has swelled to match the diverse intersectional challenges faced by many in the wider community. Fyne Times caught up […]

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Exeter Pride: Celebration!

Exeter’s 10th LGBT Pride has announced the theme of this year’s event; celebration! Exeter Pride is one of the South West’s biggest celebrations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) communities in the region and a key annual event in the city’s calendar. Events include a colourful rainbow flag parade from the St Sidwell […]

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Third Nordic Rainbow History & Culture Month

Bill Schiller of the Nordic Rainbow History and Culture Month… Plans are underway for the third LGBT History Month in the Nordic zone this coming October, featuring seminars, performance, film screenings, music, dance, drama, poetry, art and photography. The idea for a Nordic LGBT HM was long ago kindled by LGBT History Month in the UK […]

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National Festival of LGBT History returns this month

This February, the National Festival of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans History will return bringing a host of nationwide events on the topic of LGBT history and celebration – promoting equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. The theme of this year’s festival is titled Geography: Mapping the World; commemorating the 30th anniversary […]

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Tesco proud to support Pride in London

Tesco will be ‘Bursting with Pride’ on 8 July as it supports Pride in London with stores across London joining in the annual LGBT festival Tesco’s Regent Street Metro have already kicked off celebrations with exclusive pre-Pride events, including performances from the London Gay Men’s Chorus, a pop-up bar serving rainbow inspired cocktails and a […]

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The UK’s biggest seaside party returns this Saturday!

The annual Brighton Pride community parade is one of the biggest and most colourful and exciting visual events in the city’s calendar bringing the whole community out to Brighton & Hove’s streets with over 200,000 people participating and watching the spectacle in all its outrageous colour. The theme of the 2016 parade, which takes place on […]

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Proud OF Oxford – Proud IN Oxford!

Fyne Times is once again proud to sponsor Oxford’s biggest LGBT event – Oxford Pride. Following the incredible success of Oxford Pride 2015, we are very proud to announce that Pride 2016 is on the way, and it’s going to be amazing! Launching on Friday 24th May for the Bank Holiday weekend, we have the […]

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Winter Pride Art Awards 2016 – 6 WEEKS LEFT TO ENTER!

Artists have 6 weeks left to enter the Winter Pride Art Awards 2016, an international art competition targeting emerging artists regardless of their sexuality. Offering £1,000 Prize Money and the chance to exhibit as part of a public exhibition, the Winter Pride Art Awards seeks to promote and support artists whose work challenges binary norms and […]

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The new Smirnoff LGBT jacket makes its debut at Pride in London

In what could be the first item of clothing to ‘come out’ in the UK, Smirnoff has given the infamous bouncer bomber jacket a glam makeover for Pride in London, complete with Pride rainbow glitter and sparkles. To celebrate the festival’s spirit of inclusivity, Smirnoff is awarding the bespoke new rainbow coloured jackets to Pride […]

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