Calendar

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 Leamington

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 12 - 18. If you're LGBT+ and aged 12 - 18, 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.


What: Proud Youth Stratford

When: Every Saturday

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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

Info: Proud Youth is all the cool stuff we do for LGBT+ people aged 12 - 18. If you're LGBT+ and aged 12 - 18, 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: Pride Coffee Social - Leamington

When: First Saturday of each month

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Coffee #1, 71 Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4RQ

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: Coffee #1, 71 Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4RQ

Info: Proud Parents is a monthly group for parents, families and carers of LGBT+ people. There is no cost to attend, although you will 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 - CURRENTLY ON A BREAK PENDING FINDING A NEW VENUE

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.


What: Fourth Friday Fish and Chips

When: Fourth Friday of each month

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: The Kingfisher, 13 Ely Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6LW

Info: A friendly social for LGBT+ people in Stratford-upon-Avon and anyone else who wants to join us. The Kingfisher is an LGBT+ friendly fish and chip shop in the heart of Stratford. Bring yourself and enough money to pay for your meal. We will have a sign on our table so you know where to go.



FEBRUARY


What: LGBT+ Equality Rally

When: Saturday 1st February

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Leamington Spa Town Hall, Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AT

Info: To kick off LGBT History Month 2020, we're holding an LGBT+ equality rally outside Leamington Spa Town Hall on Saturday 1st February from 11:00am - 1:00pm.

LGBT+ rights are at risk and there is still a high level of hate, discrimination and injustice that LGBT+ people face. This will be a peaceful rally outside the Town Hall to say that we will keep fighting for the rights of LGBT+ people everywhere and that the Pride movement is still relevant and important while LGBT+ people still suffer. Bring flags, signs, placards and your voices. We will have flags and signs to share too. Pride has always been a protest. Pride still is a protest. Join us and stand up for LGBT+ people everywhere. All people are welcome, whether you are LGBT+ or an ally.


What: Know Your Equality Rights

When: Saturday 8th February

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

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

Info: For LGBT History Month we have the lovely Suki from the Equality & Inclusion Partnership (EQUIP) coming to talk to anyone from the LGBT+ community who wishes to know more about their equality rights, both in the workplace and in life. Join us on Saturday 8th February from 11:00am - 1:00pm as Suki discusses how the Equality Act 2010 protects you as an LGBT+ person. This event is free to attend. Refreshments will be provided.


What: Warwickshire Pride's Community Cafe

When: Friday 28th February

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

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

Info: Join us at Foundation House in Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday 28th November from 9:00am - 1:00pm for our Community Cafe to end LGBT History Month. Pop along to meet Warwickshire Pride trustees, volunteers and people from the LGBT+ community. Find out more about our work locally and the volunteering opportunities we have available. Enjoy hot & cold drinks, cake and natter with other people from the community. This event is free to attend and all people are welcome.



AUGUST


What: Warwickshire Pride 2020

When: Saturday 22nd August

Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm

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

Info: The Warwickshire Pride festival returns for the eigth 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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