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Plymouth Pride Festival 2022

A two day festival to celebrate, unite and showcase the diversity and talent within the LGBTQ+ community in Plymouth and surrounding areas.

Our Aim is – To bring LGBTQ+ people together to share lived experience, meet and strengthen the links with our allies and sponsors. Stand up to protect and further enhance the hard fought for rights that those before us have relentlessly campaigned for.

Saturday 13th August

8.00 – 10.00 Stall Set Up
11:30 Parade muster Devonport Park – Parade departs 12:30
12:00 Venue Opens to the public
FREE ENTRY and you can bring your own food or a picnic with unopened soft drinks.

Dogs on leads with responsible owners are welcome but please bare in mind that we expecting very hot weather over the weekend.

13.00 Main Stage opens with supporting speeches followed by live entertainment through to 21:00.
21.00 Event closes leading into an After Party until late

Main Stage Line Up

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Sun 14th August

12.30 Event Opens
13.00 LGBT+ Rugby Skills Display and fun activities for all
14.00 The Rainbow Connection – discussions around the latest LGBT+ Community Archive project and how to honour and celebrate our past for the next generation

14.45 Hate Crime and Third Party Reporting – how do we keep our community safe?
3.30 Surgery and discussions with Luke Pollard – Plymouth’s first out MP
4.15 All One Family – discussion around Pride in Plymouth’s work with LGBT+ Asylum Seekers in the city
17.00 Pride Spoken Word with live music and performance
19.30 Event Closes

Sat 13th Times

A weekend where we can ALL be ‘our true selves’ celebrate who YOU are in every way.

If you’re looking to get involved with a stand at the event, as a sponsor or if you want to volunteer over the weekend, then please use the links below for more information – complete the simple form to sign up.


Stall Booking:


Our proud sponsors and supporters:


Pride 2022 After Party at Albion

We are delighted to present our first official ‘Pride After Party’ that will take place at the pride 22 venue Plymouth Albion RFC. The After party will be held in the ‘OJ Marquee’ Doors open at 9pm OVER 18s only – Please bring valid photo ID as proof of age The evening will kick off with live music from the fabulous FEVER FX followed by a DJ Set until 1am.

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Stalls and Exhibitors

We always have a fantastic diverse range of local traders, organisations, charities, support services and trade unions at the main pride festival. We can always find space for new traders and exhibitors.


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Dawn French Promotes Plymouth Pride 2022

Our partner and sponsor ‘Fresh Air Studios’ has teamed up with Dawn French who has once again lent her voice of support for our promotion video for Plymouth Pride 2022. That will take place at Plymouth Albion RFC 13th – 14th August 2022. Dawn has deep links to Plymouth and is a keen Argyle supporter, she has delivered some of the most iconic comedy moments ever screened on British TV.

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Volunteer Opportunities

We can not deliver a FREE safe event without the support of our amazing team of volunteers. We are looking for more people to get involved to support the following key activities: W/C 8th August (Various times) help us set up and decorate the venue and marquees. Parade management – Sat 14th August 11:00 – 13:00 Event Steward – Sat 14th 13:00 – 21:00 (or part of the day) use

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Pride Parade 2022

Celebrating 10 years There will be a flag parade around Devonport Park at 12:30 (celebrating 10 years since our first event in 2012 held in Devonport Park), we are also celebrating 10 years of the HLF funded bandstand which we were one of the first community organisations to use. To mark the 10th anniversary of the bandstand Skymind Studio are producing an independent community event around the bandstand opening at

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Getting to Plymouth Albion RFC

Plymouth Albion RFC is located in Devonport Plymouth it is approximately 35 minute walk from Plymouth Train Station and the City Centre. It is only a 10 minute walk from Devonport Station. Albion is exactly one mile (30 min walk) from the Royal William Yard.
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Plymouth Pride 2022 Announcement

2022 marks ten years since Pride in Plymouth brought Pride Events back to the city. We began in Devonport Park in 2012, moved to the Hoe and recently have been massively affected first by the elements on the Hoe and then, of course, like everyone else by the Coronovirus Pandemic. Also, it’s been increasingly hard to include everyone who wants to be part of the day in the eight hour window possible on the Hoe. Also, we want to share with people the work that Pride in Plymouth does all year around – Hate Crime reporting, heritage work, educational work in schools, Asylum Seeker advocacy etc etc. We want to hear everyone’s voices and give everyone chance to bring to the Plymouth Pride Festival what they feel they need and

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