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Saturday 17th August 2019

Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa

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We are more than just an annual Pride festival and run a number of LGBT+ events throughout the year. All people are welcome at our events and a friendly, inclusive atmosphere is always promised. On our calendar we also feature other local events that are either LGBT+ friendly or have an LGBT+ presence.

 

 

WEEKLY

 

What: Proud Youth

When: Every Thursday

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: South Lodge, Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA (the white gatehouse at the entrance to the Jephson Gardens)

Info: Proud Youth is all the cool stuff we do for LGBT+ people aged 13 - 19. If you're LGBT+ and aged 13 - 19, there's loads for you to get involved in. Please click here to find out more about Proud Youth. We sometimes go on trips or hold the drop-in outdoors if the weather is nice, so please get in touch before coming for the first time. There will be a Proud Youth sign on the door so you know where to go.

 

 

MONTHLY

 

What: No Barriers

When: First Monday of each month

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Zou Bisou, Regent Court Shopping Centre, 20 Livery St, Leamington Spa, CV32 4NG

Info: No Barriers is a monthly social group for LGBT+ people with learning disabilities. It's a place to relax, be yourself, meet new people and make friends in a supportive environment. Please click here to find out more about No Barriers. There is no cost to attend, although you may need money to buy a drink at the cafe. There will be a sign on the table so you know where to go. Alternatively, you can ask at the till.

 

What: Pride Coffee Social - Leamington

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Zou Bisou, Regent Court Shopping Centre, 20 Livery St, Leamington Spa, CV32 4NG

Info: A place to relax, be yourself, meet new people, connect with other LGBT+ people, and access advice/support if you need it. There is no cost to attend, although you may need money to buy a drink at the cafe. There will be a sign on the table so you know where to go. Alternatively, you can ask at the till.

 

What: Proud Parents

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Zou Bisou, Regent Courst Shopping Centre, 20 Livery Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4NG

Info: Proud Parents is a monthly group for parents, families and carers of LGBT+ people. Please click here to find out more about Proud Parents. There is no cost to attend, although you may need money to buy a drink at the cafe. There will be a sign on the table so you know where to go. Alternatively, you can ask at the till.

 

What: TransTogether

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 2:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Bedford Street Bar, 4 Bedford Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 5DY

Info: A monthly social group for trans people. This is a friendly, informal group in a safe and welcoming environment. TransTogether is run by trans people for trans people. There is no cost to attend, although you will need money to buy drinks at the bar. There will be a small trans flag on the table where the group is sitting.

 

What: Proud Stratford

When: Second Saturday of each month

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Foundation House, Masons Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9NF

Info: A monthly social group at a community centre in Stratford, where support is also on offer. All LGBT+ people are welcome to come along, meet new people, make friends, socialise and get advice and support if needed. It's free to attend and there will be directions to the Proud room when you enter Foundation House. Drinks and snacks are provided too.

 

What: Pride Coffee Social - Rugby

When: Second Saturday of each month

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Stag and Pheasant, 28 School Street, Hillmorton, Rugby, CV21 4BW

Info: A place to relax, be yourself, meet new people, connect with other LGBT+ people, and access advice/support if you need it. There is no cost to attend, although you will need money to buy drinks at the bar. The social takes place in the dining area and there will be a sign on the table so you know where to go. Alternatively, you can ask at the bar.

 

 

JUNE

 

What: Warwickshire Pride at Leamington Peace Festival

When: Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June

Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Location: Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA

Info: We'll be at the Peace Festival again this year with our Pride stall. Pop along to say hi, get information on our services, Pride festival gossip, and more. We'll be fundraising and letting everyone know about what Warwickshire Pride does. Come and get involved. Please contact us if you'd like to volunteer on our stall.

 

What: Warwickshire Pride's Got Talent 2019

When: Friday 28th June

Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: Leamington Spa - venue to be confirmed

Info: Warwickshire Pride's Got Talent returns. Have you got what it takes to be crowned champion and win a slot at this year's Warwickshire Pride festival? Details coming soon.

 

What: Rugby Pride Picnic

When: Sunday 30th June

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Caldecott Park, Rugby, CV21 2TD

Info: Rugby is having it's first Pride Picnic on Sunday 30th June at Caldecott Park. Following the horrific results of the Rugby LGBT+ Needs Survey, we've organised this public event so that LGBT+ people in Rugby can be proud in their own town. The Rugby Pride Picnic will run from 12:00pm - 4:00pm. It's bring your own food and drink, but we will have some stuff to share too. All LGBT+ people and allies are welcome to attend. It's also family and child friendly. We encourage people to bring rainbow flags or any flag that represents who you are. Let's show Rugby that we have Pride. It's FREE to attend.

 

 

JULY

 

What: Pride Parkrun

When: Saturday 6th July

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa

Info: Leamington Parkrun welcomes over 500 runners to Newbold Comyn each week. To celebrate Warwickshire Pride, Leamington Parkrun will be hosting a special Pride Parkrun. All people are welcome to participate, whether you wish to run, walk or crawl. If you don't fancy taking part, you're welcome to pop along to watch and cheer everyone on. Wearing rainbow colours is encouraged.

 

What: Warwickshire Pride at Stratford River Festival

When: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July

Time: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Location: Stratford Recreation Ground, Stratford-upon-Avon

Info: We will have a stall at this year's Stratford River Festival. Life is tough for LGBT+ people in Stratford, so come along and show your support. On the Sunday we will be marching around the festival site with Pride.

 

What: Warwickshire Pride at Leamington Carnival

When: Saturday 13th July

Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Location: Leamington Spa Town Centre

Info: We're joining the Carnival parade again this year and will be having a fabulous rainbow float. Everyone is welcome to join us on the float as we show Leamington what Pride is about and raise much needed funds for our charity. We are also having a stall at the Carnival festival taking place at the Pump Room Gardens. We'll be there all day, so pop along and say hi. Contact us if you'd like to join us in the parade or volunteer on our stall.

 

 

AUGUST

 

What: The Golden Pre-Pride Party

When: Friday 2nd August

Time: 7:00am - 11:00pm

Location: The Bowling Green, 18 New Street, Leamington Spa, CV31 3EL 

Info: The Golden Pre-Pride Party is coming to Leamington Spa. The most fabulous Pre-Pride Party ever to grace the town. Save the date. You won't want to miss this. Featuring live music, performances, and all sorts of golden fun and games. Free entry. All welcome.

 

What: Warwickshire Pride 2019

When: Saturday 17th August

Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm

Location: Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AA

Info: The Warwickshire Pride festival returns for the seventh year. The theme and all festival details will be revealed soon. Expect a Rainbow Marketplace of stalls, live performances and entertainment, food and drink a women's tent, trans chillout zone, bi zone, family area, faiground rides and much more. As always, it's FREE ENTRY.

 

 

 

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