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Plymouth Pride Parade

The Plymouth Pride Parade will depart from the Jigsaw Garden (Nr Drake Circus) at 12pm on Saturday 5th August 2017. There will be pre parade activities in the Jigsaw Garden from 10am such as face painting and banner making. There will also a be an official Pride Stall selling flags and whistles so you can help make the parade more colourful and louder. The parade is one of the best

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Heavenly Opening in Venice

Heaven is a Place will be screening for a month at the amazing Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi as part of the Out of Borders Venice International Experimental Art Festival. Exhibition opens 6pm Wed 14 December 2016, then Mon to Fri 10am > 6pm until 16 January 2017. https://www.facebook.com/events/1825812147634110/   Visit the Heaven on Earth Page for information about the film that was created in partnership with Plymouth University in 2014. Share

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World AIDS Day Vigil 2016

  To mark World AIDS Day 2016 we united with Stoke Damerel Church hosting a Reflection of Remembrance for our lost generation to AIDS. The evening was led by Kevin Kelland who marked his 30th Anniversary of living with HIV since the 5th December 1986! His very special thanks to so many people who have been there for him on his journey! Like so many HIV Long Term Survivors, it is

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Drag Night at The Grosvenor Casino Sunday 14th August Plymouth Pride Weekend

We are delighted that the Plymouth Grosvenor Casino continues to support Plymouth Pride they will have a stall on The Hoe at Plymouth Pride on Saturday 13th August. To help build the ‘Plymouth Pride Weekend’ they have booked the fabulous Fonda Cox Drag Show for Sunday 14th August. Tickets are £7 for the show only or £14 if you fancy dinner and a bet. To book call Ali on 01752 668922

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Plymouth Pride Raffle – supporting St Luke’s Hospice

For a second year we have nominated St Luke’s Hospice as our charity partner for the Pride Raffle. Tickets are on sale now from St Luke’s charity shops and other venues in the city. You will also be able to purchase tickets at the Plymouth Pride Festival on Saturday 13th August where the draw will take place. Prizes include: Overnight stay for two with dinner, bed and breakfast at Buckland

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POP-TASTIC Pride After Party at Popworld Plymouth

Jay and the team at Popworld invite you to the Pop-Tastic Plymouth Pride after-party at Popworld Plymouth on Saturday 13th August 2016. The team will be on the Hoe from Midday with discount entry vouchers and loads of goodies and giveaways also there is a chance to win a VIP package worth £100 by having your photo taken in the Pop-Up photo booth. Pride in Plymouth are delighted to be working with

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Bigger Stage for Plymouth Pride 2016

Plymouth Pride Festival has grown in every area since the first pride organised by Pride Plymouth volunteers held in Devonport Park back in 2012. This year (2016) is our fifth  pride event and third on Plymouth Hoe, we are delighted that as part of this continued growth we will be working in partnership with PL1 Events (the same company behind MTV Crashes) as our stage and event management company for 2016. A

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Pride Fundraiser at The Three Ferrets Fri 29th July

As many of you may know The Plymouth Pride Entertainment Coordinator  Jazmin is also the Landlady of The Three Ferrets pub in Keyham. Jazmin her partner Michelle and the team at the Three Ferrets are hosting a fundraiser for Plymouth Pride on Friday 29th July 2016. There will be: A raffle with lots of prizes to be won Lots of Fun Games with prizes A BBQ – with spicy slow

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Devon’s Spectrum LGBT Choir will be at Plymouth Pride 2016

The Spectrum Choir will again be supporting Plymouth Pride 2016 with a visible and vocal presence on the Parade and slot on stage at the Hoe. The choir is based in Exeter and is made up of people from across Devon including Plymouth. All are welcome to join them Gay, lesbian, bi, trans and their friends they meet every Tuesday in Exeter you don’t need to audition, read music or have

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Out Loud Radio Show #9

Listen to the Pride in Plymouth Out Loud Radio Show recorded Sunday 19th June one week after the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Hear Jo Pine read her poem ‘The Pulse‘ which was written in response to to shooting and read by Jo at the Plymouth Stands With Orlando Vigil held on Wednesday 15th June. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-06-19-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Go to the Out Loud Radio Show

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Messages of Support

In addition to those that spoke at the Plymouth Stands with Orlando Vigil, we received the following messages of support unfortunately there was not enough time to read them out at the vigil. ‘The timelessness in you is aware of life’s timelessness, and knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.’ We must all remain dreamers, especially in the face of inequality and even hatred. We

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PCA Students Make Large Pride Flag in Support of Orlando

Some Students studying at Plymouth College of Art (PCA) were so incensed by Plymouth City Council’s decision not to fly the rainbow flag at half mast on Monday 13th June (the day after the massacre in Orlando) they decided to make one and fly it from the college. They also brought it to the Plymouth Stands with Orlando Vigil held on Wednesday 15th June. Visit the Plymouth Stands with Orlando

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The Names & Ages of the 49 People Killed in Orlando

The names of all 49 people killed in the Pulse Nightclub massacre was read out at The Plymouth Stands With Orlando Vigil held on Wednesday 15th June 2016. These young people went to Pulse to dance to Latin tunes but now they will not dance any more nor will they ever be forgotten. Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years

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Poem – The Pulse by Jo Pine

Jo Pine one of the Directors of Pride in Plymouth (CIC) is a well known local poet who combined her love for dance with the atrocity that happened in The Pulse Nightclub in Orlando to inspire this poem. Jo read this poem to an emotional audience at the Plymouth Stands with Orlando vigil held on Wednesday 15th June. It was also published in the Herald on Saturday 19th June, and has been shared

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Gallery – Plymouth Stands with Orlando Vigil

We are once again very grateful to Kevin Kelland for capturing the mood and spirit of the Plymouth Stands with Orlando Vigil that was held on Wednesday 15th June 2016. These photos show the emotion, love, and clear message of support that the people of Plymouth have sent to Orlando and the Global LGBTQ communities.   [AFG_gallery id=’15’]   Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Out Loud Radio Show #8

Listen to the Out Loud show recorded on Sunday 5th June 2016 with special guest Kay Browning – https://www.facebook.com/Transpaign/ [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-06-05-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Listen to previous shows from the Out Loud Radio Show Page. Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Out Loud Radio Show #7

Listen to the Out Loud Show with a ‘Naughties theme’ recorded on Sunday 22nd May 2016. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-05-22-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Visit the Out Loud Page for Other shows Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Out Loud Radio Show #6

Listen to the Out Loud Show ‘Back to the 80’s Part II’ recorded Sunday 15th May. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-05-15-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Visit the Out Loud Show Page to catch up with other recordings. Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Mason James to perform at Plymouth Pride 2016

We are pleased to announce that Manchester based singer \ songwriter Mason James will performing on stage at Plymouth Pride 2016 – Saturday 13th August Plymouth Hoe. Like Mason on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/masonjayuk/ Listen to some of his work on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/mason-james Visit the Plymouth Pride Festival page for more information about Plymouth Pride 2016 Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Out Loud Radio Show #5

Listen to our fifth Out Loud radio show recorded on Sunday 8th May 2016. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-05-08-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Out Loud Radio Show #4

The Out Loud Radio Show recorded Sunday 24th April 2016 with a 90s theme and tribute to Prince. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-04-24-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

British Firework Championships – Two Days After Plymouth Pride 2016

If you are planning to visit Plymouth for our Pride Festival that will take place on the iconic Plymouth Hoe on Saturday 13th August, then you may consider staying a few extra days for the British Firework Championships that take place on the following Tuesday & Wednesday evenings. Six companies compete in the competition with three displays each evening. Plymouth Sound provides the perfect natural amphitheatre and 1000’s of people turn

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Out Loud Radio Show #3

Listen to our third Radio Show [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-04-10-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Out Loud Radio Show #2

Listen to our second radio show. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/redhouseradio/2016-03-27-the-out-loud-show/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1] Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Jazmin & Jo James to do an 80s Duet at Plymouth Pride 2016

We are so proud of our stage host and entrainment coordinator ‘Jazmin’ who for the past four years has worked very hard in the background to ensure we have a full and diverse mix of live entertainment on the Plymouth Pride Stage. We are delighted that not only is she already working on this year’s entertainment line-up that will showcase local singers, musicians, and bands. Jazmin will also duet with Plymouth 80s Diva Jo James on the Pride Stage building the 80s theme to welcome the fabulous Hazell Dean to the stage for Plymouth Pride 2016. Visit the Plymouth Pride 2016 page for more information regarding the Plymouth Pride Festival’ Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon