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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from Pride Directors

In line with Government Guidelines we are cancelling social meetings and activities such as our bi-weekly coffee group eXpresso Yourself and the Make for Pride workshops. We will reschedule the ‘LGBTQ Mental Health workshop’ due to take place on Sat 18th April to a later date in the year. We will also delay the roll out of our LGBTQ literature project announced in February. As far as the main Summer

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Informal Mental Health Workshop

On Saturday 18th April 2020 we will be holding a one day informal workshop looking at the positive and negative impacts of being LGBTQ on our mental health. Let’s Talk About IT!


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Queer Heritage Walk Sat-15-Feb

Join Dr Alan Butler, co-ordinator for the Plymouth LGBT Archive community archive, for a cruise around some city centre and waterfront sites. Take a slightly different look at some places and spaces which had (and perhaps still have) great significance to the city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, and queer communities. The walk will depart at 1pm from Derry’s Clock (behind the Theatre Royal) on Saturday 15th February 2020. Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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Plymouth’s Hidden LGBTQ History

A thought provoking talk by Dr Alan Butler exploring the rich life and histories from the Plymouth LGBTQ communities past and present. Dr Butler is one of the directors of Pride in Plymouth and also the curator of Plymouth’s LGBT community archive and exhibition as part of his Phd studies with Plymouth University. His PhD study, entitled “Performing LGBT Pride in Plymouth 1950–2012” arose as a direct result of the

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Pride in Our Past – Revival

Official Launch of the Plymouth Pride 2020 Programme Join us at our new home – Leadworks Warehouse, 170 Rendle Street on Saturday 1st February between midday and 4pm to see a revival of the Pride in Our Past Exhibition first shown in 2011. This will include new material collected since then, with aspects of the Lesbian Voices of Plymouth project. This will also provide a perfect opportunity for you to

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Queer Seas

Looking for LGBTQI people in maritime history. Come Along to See and hear about 300 years of queer history in the Royal and Merchant Navies.


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Scrambled Heads

Live Performance Celebrating Diversity in Youth Culture – Launching LGBT+ History Month Supported by the Plymouth Octopus Project ‘Street to Scene’ fund. Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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January 2020

Official launch of 2020 Plymouth Pride Festival Programme. An event to mark 20th Anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality in the armed services.


February 2020

February is LGBT History Month we will present a revival of the Pride in Our Past Exhibition with new material. We will also launch a LGBTQ Literature Project.


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March 2020

Launch of ‘Make for Pride’ workshops to include parade costume, & decoration focusing on the 50th Anniversary of the first ‘Gay Rights marches’ held in 1970.


April 2020

In April 2020 we will be out recruiting volunteers for our main Pride Festival in August. We will also hold a one day workshop focusing on mental health.


May 2020

In May 2020 we will hold two Pride Festival Volunteer Training Sessions. The ‘Make for Pride’ workshops will continue at the Warehouse.


June 2020

The ‘Make for Pride’ workshops will continue at the Warehouse. We will also facilitate ‘Pride Inside’ where we take Pride into Dartmoor Prison.


July 2020

Queer Stories tour of The Box (revealing hidden histories). Make for Pride and Literature workshops continue. Festival planning & training sessions for volunteers.


August 2020

The Plymouth Pride Festival will consist of a series of events between 1st & 8th August 2020. Plymouth Pride Parade and main summer festival will take place on Saturday 8th August.


Pride Party at The Classrooms

The Classrooms on Gibbon St North Hill are hosting a mega pride party on Saturday 10th August raising founds for us (Pride in Plymouth). There will be a BBQ, Drink promos with prizes and give aways. With a great line up of Dj’s and live acts along with West country Wasp RFC (Devon & Cornwall’s Gay and inclusive Rugby Team – Beer Pong.


Ocean City Blues & Jazz Festival

A reduced Ocean City Blues & Jazz festival will take place over Pride Weekend. Sat 10th August the stage on the Barbican opens at 1.15 through to 10pm. On Sunday the stage is open midday – 6pm


Ocean City Sights

Ocean City Sights takes you on a trip around the heart of Plymouth’s waterfront. There’s plenty to see and do! Hop on and off all day to enjoy the sights of the Barbican, the Hoe, Royal William Yard and Plymouth’s City Centre.


Plymouth Pride 2019 Postponed

Due to severe weather conditions forecast for Friday 9th and the morning of Saturday 10th August, specifically high winds. It is with regret that The Pride in Plymouth directors, supported by partner organisations have decided to postpone Plymouth Pride 2019. We are sure this news has come as massive disappointment to many of our dedicated supporters. However we have to put the safety of our guest, crew and contractors first

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Elmer’s Big Parade – True Colours

Unlock our Elmer ‘True Colours’ on the app to receive 20% discount on food and drink at the nearby Treasury Bar.


Pride Party at The Office

Party night at the Office Saturday 10th August 19 Hosted by Jazmin!
Entertainment by Ellen Triffitt, Stuart Somers, molly, Lorraine, plus many other singers along with top drag from Trixie.


A Week of Pride Activities

In the week leading up to Plymouth’s main Pride Festival on Saturday 10th August there is a series of events and workshops. Whether it’s learning the history of Plymouth’s vibrant LGBTQ community, creating your own Pride mask, flag


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Pride at The Swallow Sat 10th Aug

FREE ENTRY ALL DAY, Drinks Deals, Live Entertainment Sat 10th August Midday – 3am. Swallow with PRIDE!


Main Stage Plymouth Pride 2019

We are very proud and grateful for the local talent that give up their time to support Plymouth Pride.
The main stage opens at midday with over six hours live FREE entertainment.


OMG Carnival Party Sat 10th August

It’s time for everyone’s FAVOURITE Pride tradition… OMG’s CARNIVAL PARTY!!! The Club will be dressed up “Carnival Style!” So get ready to immerse yourself in the craziest night ever!! 4pm Sat 10th – 6am Sun 11th August.