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Lesbian Voices Project Announced

Pride in Plymouth are excited to announce our latest HLF funded project that will gather more stories and history from Lesbians in Plymouth, for inclusion in the existing Plymouth LGBT Community Archive. Watch Pride in Plymouth co-director Jo Lewis being interviewed by The Herald talking about this new history project . ‘Lesbian Voices in Plymouth Past and Present‘ In the interview Jo said: “Lesbians have a double whammy really: women are

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Donation Dollies

Look out for our volunteer ‘Donation Dollies‘ at Plymouth Pride on Saturday 5th August who will be wearing these  fab rainbow angel wings, rainbow sashes and Deely boppers. They will be out and about collecting donations and selling our wristbands. The FREE Summer Pride Festival is completely self funding and is supported by sponsorship, the Pride Bar, and donations. Your contribution will help to keep Plymouth Pride Festival FREE for all to enjoy.

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Pisces-Dior Live @ The Swallow

In the run up to Plymouth Pride 2017 The Swallow pub are hosting Pisces-Dior (AKA Miss Pussy Fat) presenting her brand new show from 8pm on Friday 28th July. Some of our volunteers will be there with buckets collecting donations that help us keep Pride FREE for all to enjoy. Come along for a great fun night out and if you like you can even knock a tune out yourself.   Join the event

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Plymouth Pride 2017 – Pride the Film

As part of the Plymouth Pride Festival 2017 – The Plymouth Co-operative Party are screening the Film PRIDE on Monday 31st July 2017 – Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth University. Hosted by newly elected MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport Luke Pollard. A copy of the 2017 Labour Party Manifesto with a personal message from and signed by the leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn will up for auction on the night.

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New for 2017 – Pride Dog Show

As part of the main Plymouth pride event being held on Saturday 5th August 2017 we have teamed up with Miss Ivy Events in association with Woodside Animal Sanctuary hosting our first pride dog show. There will be an array of gift and pet stalls. Join in the fun with your pooch at the fun dog show (small charge applies), supporting Woodside Animal Sanctuary. The categories are: Waggiest Tail Most Handsome Dog Prettiest

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Plymouth Pride – Main Stage Line up 2017

The Plymouth Pride Parade departs from the Jigsaw Garden (Nr Drakes Circus and the Central Methodist Hall) at midday On Saturday 5th August. The main event on Plymouth Hoe will officially open at 1pm with over eight hours of FREE LIVE entertainment from the main stage. Don’t forget we also have Dancing on the Hoe with Plymouth Salsa and new for 2017 – our first Pride Dog Show. There will be a massive

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Postponed – Pride – “Queer – estion” Time

LGBT+ ‘question time’ theme Q.A Due to unforeseen circumstances we regret that we have had to postpone the ‘Queer – estion’ Time event that was due take place on  Wednesday 2nd July. We will re-schedule this event to take place in the Autumn 2017. However we will be holding our social coffee group Xpresso Yourself on Weds 2nd Jul 6.30pm at Cafe Kiss   Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

Dancing on the Hoe with Plymouth Salsa

Dancing on the hoe 2 Saturday 05th August from 12 midday – 6:30pm Free fun family event – all welcome! In collab with the Liner Lookout Cafe & Plymouth Pride Make the day whatever you make of it, so picnic, social dancing, chilling out, mingling and enjoying the beautiful views from the Plymouth hoe. Expect lineups and animations from local Salsa/latin/bachata & zumba instructors and friends throughout the day. Where

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Wonderzoo Presents – Pride Whip It Up

As part of the Plymouth Pride Festival 2017 we welcome this literary event organised by Wonderzoo it is a fight back against those that want to take us back to the past. Come out of the closet, and support Pride in Plymouth this is for Human Rights, and the freedom to be the person you want to be! There are four wonderful featured artists for your delectation, and as if that was not

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New for Plymouth Pride 2017 – Trans Zone

Pride in Plymouth in conjunction with ‘Not Alone’  created an area at Plymouth Pride 2017 dedicated for the Trans community – ‘The Trans Zone‘. Not Alone are the Plymouth Support Group for Transgender and Non Binary people they took the lead in developing the space to best meet the specific needs of the trans community in Plymouth and surrounding area.     Visit the Not Alone Website for more information about the group:

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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