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Devon Hamper Courtesy of Doggy Devon

  Doggy Devon have donated a Devon Hamper that will be auctioned at our fund raiser auction on Thursday 14th January 2016. Visit the Doggy Devon Website Visit the Auction page for more great items Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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One Years Family Membership to Club Continental at the New Continental Hotel Plymouth

Club Continental is the New Continental Hotel’s leisure complex; complete with indoor heated pool, sauna and steam room as well as two well equipped gyms. At Club Continental you can either choose to work out, or chill out, it’s completely up to you! Our qualified health and fitness team is on hand to give each guest and leisure club member advice on how to achieve a healthier and fitter lifestyle

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Four Ball Golf Voucher Courtesy Bovey Castle Hotel

The golf course at Bovey Castle is a challenging and beautiful 18-hole championship course, designed in 1926 by J F Abercromby, one of the finest British golf course designers of the last century. When the course opened in 1930, it quickly gained national acclaim for its reputation as one of the most enjoyable places to play golf. Designed to rival its sister courses at Gleneagles and Turnberry, this course has

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Drive a Mercedes for a Weekend Courtesy of Mercedes Benz SW

Mercedes Benz South West has offered the fantastic opportunity to drive a Mercedes for a weekend. This will be auctioned at the Pride Fund Raising Auction that will take place at Le Vignoble Wine Lounge on Thursday 14th January 2016. Visit Mercedes Benz South West Website View the auction page to see other items Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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Three Course Dinner for Two at Grosvenor Casino Plymouth

The restaurant at the Plymouth Grosvenor Casino offers lovingly prepared contemporary quality cuisine. With fresh salads, vegetables and pasta, up to 28-day-aged steaks and tempting desserts. Plymouth Grosvenor Casino have generously offered a three course meal for two for the the Pride fund raising auction that will take place at Le Vignoble Wine Lounge on 14th January 2016. Visit the Grosvenor Casino Webpage View the Auction Page for more items Share

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Tour of Plymouth Gin Distillery for Two (2 pairs of tickets available)

The Plymouth Gin Distillery is the oldest working distillery in England it has been making gin according to the original recipe since 1793.   The building dates back to the early 1400s, with the most intact part of the distillery, the Refectory Room – a medieval hall with a fine hull-shaped timber roof built in 1431, being one of the oldest buildings in Plymouth. It is thus protected as a

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VIP Day for Two at a Home Match Courtesy of Plymouth Albion

An opportunity to enjoy the company of a Plymouth Albion Player at a home match of your choice. You and your guest will enjoy lunch at the club followed by the expert comments of one of the players during the game sharing his knowledge on the game, explaining the “dark arts” of the front row, the reason the the referee blows his whistle and what the team are trying to do. Plymouth

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Overnight Stay at Dartington Hall Hotel

Dartington Hall is an inspiring destination near Totnes, Devon, where you can remove yourself from the hustle and bustle of modern life. At Dartington, you’ll stay in rooms facing the medieval listed courtyard, with easy access to over 800 acres of glorious Grade 2 listed gardens, the best in local and seasonal food and drink at The White Hart bar and restaurant, a wide film programme at the 14th century Barn

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Dinner for Two with an Overnight Stay in a Four Poster Room at The Duke of Cornwall

Resting in the heart of ‘Britain’s Ocean City’ the Duke of Cornwall is the ideal base from which to explore the rich and varied history of Plymouth or to journey further into the beautiful South West. From the dramatic scenery of Dartmoor to the historic Barbican, home of Plymouth Gin distillery, there are a wealth of sights to take in and enjoy. Just a short distance away lies the Royal

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On-line Auction Rules

Complete the form entering the amount you wish to bid for the item. This is a blind auction therefore you will not be able to see details of other bids placed. We will periodically during the duration of the auction send an email with current maximum bids on items. This will give you opportunity to increase your bid if wish. All bids are time stamped in the event of more

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Fantastic News – we reached our Crowdfund Target – Thanks to PCC match funding

We are very proud that our first Crowdfunding campaign to support our ‘In Other Words’ project was 100% successful. The money raised will help us develop the five commissioned writers, and promote the performances of their work that will feature as  part of the ‘Devon With Love festival’ and LGBT History Month 2016. We are very grateful to Plymouth City Council for providing match funding of £800 to support this important project.

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Bovey Castle – Luxury Country Hotel on Dartmoor

  Surrounded by more then 275 acres of private grounds within the unspoiled Dartmoor National Park, the luxury of Bovey Castle and the legends of the moors blend together effortlessly to create a location that is steeped in both in history and heritage. Discover a unique setting for your wedding day at Bovey Castle. From the imposing splendour of the Cathedral room to the sophisticated décor of the Adam room

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Your Wedding Venue Listing Here

Pride in Plymouth (CIC) are offering a service to promote wedding venues in Plymouth and the surrounding area to help your venue reach same sex couples and the wider LGBT community. Our site receives a good number of unique visitors from local people and further afield. We drive traffic to our site via our social media networks Facebook & Twitter and have links with national LGBT wedding networks such as the Gay Wedding Directory. Our

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Natalie McGrath’s Review of the first writers workshop held on 17th Oct

I remember being introduced to Al by Sheila Snelgrove back in 2013 at OxygenNation, and I can’t quite believe that we are now here. LGBT writers responding to LGBT stories. Seems so long ago now. But some people are good at planting those seeds, making connections between folk and seeing if they can be nurtured, grown. The Barbican Theatre have supported the archive and Pride in Plymouth’s Pride in Our

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In Other Words Launch Workshop

On Saturday 17th October the successful writers commissioned to write a short play for the ‘In Other Words’ project attended a one day workshop at the Barbican Theatre. This was to introduce them to the process, it also gave them the opportunity to meet each other, and to take part in 1:1 sessions with Josie Sutcliffe, and Natalie McGrath. Unfortunately due to prior commitments Alan Butler could not attend however each of

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Apply to be a part of From Devon With Love!

Following on from the success of 2015′s festival, Barbican Theatre will once more join forces with the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter to deliver From Devon With Love – an annual festival which celebrates exciting, innovative and emerging work created in the country. The programme of work at Barbican Theatre will be presented over three weekends in January, culminating with an end-of-festival showcase and celebration here on Sat 30th January 2016.

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In Other Words Crowdfund

Please support the ‘In Other Words’ project by making a pledge on our Crowdfunding page.   Visit the In Other Words Project Page for more information about the Project. Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

In Other Words – Call Out for LGBT+ Writers

Pride in Plymouth, in association with We’ll Meet In Moscow are seeking to commission FIVE Plymouth Based LGBT+ identified writers. In Other Words is a Vital Sparks funded project seeking to provide new and more established LGBT+ writers for the stage in Plymouth with a crucial creative resource. We a re looking for writers who will shed new light on under-represented and vital LGBT perspectives in response to Plymouth’s nationally award winning LGBT

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BlackBooks – LGBTQ+ Evening at the China House Thu 6th August

We are delighted that PCQARTS have dedicated their August  BlackBooks event to Plymouth Pride 2015. BlackBooks with a large gathering of amiable people, writers, and other assorted types come hear such a diverse range of talent, language, skill, and just general horny creative nous and endeavour. It would only have to be at Black Books. Date: Thursday 6th August Time 7.30pm Venue: The China House – Sutton Wharf. Join the Event on Facebook Featuring

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Coming Out – Official After Party and Launch of New Monthly LGBT Night at Flares

We are thrilled to have Flares on board as an official Pride Partner the new manager and his team have supported us with fund raisers, door collections and have donated many raffle prizes. It is fantastic that one of the many after parties will be hosted at Flares on Saturday 8th August, launching a monthly LGBT night with the amazing Drag Act ‘Cosmic‘. Get your VIP wrist bands from the

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Pride Charity Raffle 2015

Tickets for the Pride Charity Raffle 2015 will be on sale across various venues in the city and at the event on Saturday 8th August. By purchasing a ticket you will not only be supporting Pride in Plymouth, ensuring that Plymouth Pride is a FREE event for all to enjoy. You will also be supporting the fantastic work of St. Luke’s Hospice as 50% of all proceeds will be donated

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Rocky Horror Picture Show – Pre Pride Party Fri 7th August

Iconic Film – Iconic Location Friday 7th August 9pm (open from 8pm) Factory Cooperage at the Royal William Yard We are very pleased to announce that as part of the Plymouth Arts Centre ‘Cinema in the City‘ program there will be a special screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show in support of the Plymouth Pride Festival 2015. What makes this screening unique and special is that it will take

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Heaven is a Place Shown on the Big Screen in Plymouth City Centre for Pride 2014

We were delighted that the Plymouth City Centre Company agreed to show Heaven is a Place film on the the big screen as part of the Plymouth Pride Festival 2014. Pride in Plymouth partnered with Plymouth University on the Heaven on Earth? project to create Heaven is a Place A port is neither land nor sea; it is a landscape suspended, janus-faced, vertiginous. Inspired by the writing of Jean Genet,

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Why Jean Genet Still Matters In Plymouth and the UK Premiere of Heaven is a Place

The Jean Genet: Why Jean Genet Still Matters. In Plymouth (And Lots of Other Places). Right Now. Sunday 29 June 2014 1 pm – 5 pm An afternoon of talks and talking at Plymouth Arts Centre including the UK première of Heaven is a Place, a dance film made by Kayla Parker, Roberta Mock and Ruth Way, with emergent professional performers and members of Plymouth’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans communities.  Pride in

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It’s a Wrap – Heaven is Place Film is now in Post Production

IT’S A WRAP! On the 15th April 2014 filming completed for the  ‘Heaven is a Place‘ film. We’ve worked in partnership with Plymouth University meeting  the most fantastic performers over the past few weeks! The film is now in post production and will première in Athens on 6 June and the UK première will take place in Plymouth on 29 June. We’re also very excited that the film, Heaven is a Place, has been selected to be shown ‘On the big Screen’ during the International Federation of Theatre Research World Congress at the University of Warwick in July!  Like Heaven on Earth? on Facebook   View the Heaven On Earth? Project news page to see the journey so far.       Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon