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Reading Pride ready to rock the town this weekend

Reading Pride was formed in 2003 to represent and support the local LGBT+ community. Since the first Festival, attendance has grown steadily year on year with up to 10,000 people visiting the event as well as participating in the Pride parade. The thirteenth Reading Pride Festival takes place on Saturday 3rd September at Kings Meadow […]

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The full line up for Reading Pride has been announced !

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From multi-platinum and gold selling artist Sam and the Womp and Eurovision finalists Joe and Jake to the likes of Sandra London, the world renowned drag artist it’s all happening at Reading Pride this year!! The ever growing Reading Pride Festival, which see over 12,000 attendees throughout the day in celebration of equality and diversity […]

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Swindon and Wiltshire Pride returns for an 8th year

Swindon Pride was launched in 2008, with the first ever Pride festival being held in the town. In 2009, the Pride event was expanded to incorporate Swindon & Wiltshire Pride. This year will be the 8th event to be held in the Town Gardens in Swindon. The atmosphere within the park is vibrant and the […]

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Taking pride in Cymru this Saturday

Pride Cymru takes place this year on Saturday 13th August and it is all set to be the biggest and best EVER! The first ever Cardiff Mardi Gras event took place on September 4th 1999, with over 5,000 people who had gathered by the end of Saturday night to Bute Park for the city festival. […]

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Western-Super-Mare Pride returns to Grove Park

This year WSM Pride is returning to Grove Park on Saturday 30th July and brings to the town energy, fun and most importantly a party! It’s a day for LGBT+ and supporters to come together, let their hair down and support the LGBT community. With a live stage jam packed with acts throughout the day, […]

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Join the festival at Bristol Pride this weekend

Taking place on Saturday 9th July, Pride Day will feature a bustling local food and market zone, onsite bars, community area for services and groups, a performance hub, cabaret stage and an expanded family area with bouncy castle, lawn games and kite making workshops, all for a £3 suggested donation. Over 40 acts will be […]

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Head for Manchester and Sparkle this weekend

Sparkle, the national transgender celebration is the world’s largest transgender event. For the last 14 years, the event has been celebrating with the trans community in July in Manchester, UK. Over the Sparkle Weekend visitors celebrate with music and events and there are also have talks and workshops that are all FREE to attend. In […]

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Tesco proud to support London Pride

Tesco is pulling out all the stops to support London Pride this weekend. On Saturday 25th June and Sunday 26th June, stores across London will join in the annual LGBT festival, displaying rainbow bunting, balloons, and even arranging their fruit and vegetable displays to reflect the Pride colours. 12 Tesco stores along the parade route […]

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Pride in London this week

The ancestral home of all Pride events is undoubtedly London. The first ever UK Gay Pride Rally happened here on 1st July 1972 when just 2000 participants gathered and walked down the open streets of London. Since then, the event has grown and grown. Its latest inception is a festival which spans 10th-26th June. The […]

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Walk with Pride in Portsmouth- This Saturday!

There is something for everybody at Pride in Pompey! Events take place on 18th June and kick off with speeches in Guildhall Square at noon. From there, the parade will start and you are welcome to join with your rainbow flags and colourful costumes. There will also be several clubs and organisations within the parade […]

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More LGBT adopters and foster carers needed in Britain

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week starts on 6th March

More LGBT adopters and foster carers are needed in 2017 to provide loving homes for children in Britain, according to […]

Review: Wonderland at New Theatre Oxford

Wonderland is at New Theatre Oxford until 25th February.

Sam Bennett In Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland, Alice (Rachael Wooding) lives in “the real world”. She’s 40 and her husband has […]

Appeal denies CPs to heterosexual couples

An appeal has ruled that civil partnerships will not be extended to heterosexual couples. The ruling was after an appeal […]

Royal Vauxhall Tavern granted sui generis status

Following a huge effort from RVT Future and the wider LGBTQ+ community last summer – including the submission of 600+ […]

Rainbow flags raised across the UK

Rainbow flags have appeared all over the UK to herald the start of LGBT History Month. Colleges across Oxford and […]

Lloyds named best employer for LGBT+

Lloyds Banking Group has been named the most inclusive employer in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) charity […]