Its About People & Bringing People Together

Herstory Workshop at the Fortescue on Thurs 25th Feb

Have you noticed that there are few women in history? And that there are even fewer lesbians? Jo Lewis plans to help change this and wants lesbians to talk about their histories, even create a ‘herstory’. She would like lesbians to have their voices heard equally, to claim their part of our shared past. Pride in Plymouth has a long running, award winning, LGBT archive that needs more lesbian voices.

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In Other Words – Bike Shed Theatre Exeter Mon 29th Feb

In Other Words presents six brand new short 10 minute plays by LGBT writers responding to the stories from Pride In Plymouth’s Award Winning LGBT Archive. It’s title is inspired by Plymouth’s longstanding independent and radical bookstore of the same name, as it was a safe space for LGBT individuals over the many years it was open in Mutley Plain 7.30pm at the Bike Shed Theatre Exeter Click here for

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In Other Words Sun 28th February 2016 at the Barbican Theatre

We’ll Meet in Moscow in partnership with Pride in Plymouth and the Barbican Theatre are delighted to present Four events on Sunday 28th February for LGBT History Month 2016. 1.30pm LGBT History Walk – Led by Dr. Alan Butler 4pm We’ll Meet in Moscow Scratch reading plus Q&A 6pm – In Other Words – rehearsed reading of SIX Short plays based on material from the Plymouth LGBT Community Archive 8pm

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Bouquet of Flowers Courtesy of VIP Flowers

VIP Flowers have donated a Bouquet of flowers for us to sell at our Pride 2016 fundraising auction that will be held on Thursday 14th January 2016. VIP Flowers are located in the Flower Cafe, Southside Street, on Plymouth’s historic Barbican. Visit the VIP Flowers website View the auction page for mare great items Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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Dinner and Over Night Stay for Two at the Luxury Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel nr Kingsbridge

This fantastic offer was originally the top prize for our Christmas Raffle, the winner has generously asked us to add the Prize to our amazing fund raising auction. Buckland Tout-Saints is a luxury country house Hotel situated near Kingsbridge in the stunning Devon South Hams, surrounded by 4½ acres of beautifully tended gardens and woodland. A delightfully secluded location for a truly relaxing getaway only a short drive from the coast, Plymouth and the

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Top to Toe Beauty Treatment Courtesy of Envy Hair and Beauty

Envy Hair which has a branch next door to Le Vignoble in the Royal William Yard where we will be holding our fund raising auction has offered a top to toe beauty treatment for inclusion in the action. visit the Envy website: http://www.envymyhair.co.uk/ Visit the auction page for more great items Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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Pair of Theatre Tickets Courtesy of Princess Yachts

Princess Yachts have kindly donated a pair of theatre tickets for us to include in our fundraising auction that will take place on Thursday 14th January at Le Vignoble. Visit the Princess Yachts website Visit the Auction Page for more great items Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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Vintage Devon Hamper Courtesy of Miss Ivy Events

This hamper will be filled with Devon vintage goodies courtesy of Miss Ivy Events Visit the auction page for more great items Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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1930’s Vintage Car Experience for two – Courtesy of Mr Alfie’s Jaunts

Enjoy a trip in a vintage style Asquith, styled on a 1930s London Taxi courtesy of Mr. Alfie’s Jaunts.     Visit the Auction Page for more great items   Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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Gucci Bracelet courtesy of Michael Spiers Jewellers

Michael Spiers – leading jewellers in the South West are proud to support Plymouth Pride 2016 by offering a Gucci bracelet for us to auction at Le Vignoble on Thursday 14th January 2016. Visit the Michael Spiers Website Visit the Auction page for more great auction items  Share this…TwitterFacebookLinkedinTumblrStumbleUpon

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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 the writers will meet with Alan to access the Plymouth LGBT Archive material including the Oral Histories that have been recorded. It is this reference material the writers will draw upon to create their play. Josie Sutcliffe – Director has over thirty years experience as a director, performer and lecturer, working in education, the arts and communication for business in the UK and

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