Pride 2019: 1-14 July | Pride Day: Sat 13 July

Other Pride Week Events


Events we’re not running, but celebrating Pride and definitely worth a mention and checking out.

Bristol Hate Crime Service, User Forum | Thursday 5 July
Join our Bristol Hate Crime and Discrimination Services Provider Forum to hear how they support those who suffer homophobic, biphobic, transphobic hate crime and the difficult issues they may also be facing.
Hear about the work that Avon and Somerset Police are doing to increase provision and understanding within the force, through their new Gender Identity Working Group. Hear from other services about the work they are doing and help they need. Take part in our workshops about the above, give your feedback and have the chance to network.

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Interengineering Pride in Stem | Thursday 5 July
Join InterEngineering and LGBT+ staff network Pride@Airbus for a tour of the Airbus site in Bristol to mark International Pride in STEM day. The day will include presentations about the Airbus journey to LGBT+ inclusion, guest speakers and a tour of the Airbus facilities at Filton.
InterEngineering is an organisation that aims to connect, inform and empower LGBT+ engineers to make the engineering sector more inclusive.

Spaces are limited, for more details and to book your place visit

Catagory Is… | Saturday 7 July
Category Is… is quickly becoming one of Bristol’s most incredible drag nights and with the success of the previous two they present “Once Upon a Pride!”
With legendary headliner, all the way from NYC, Sherry Vine, Manchester queens Anna Phylactic & Donna Trump, the infamous Baga Chipz, burlesque queen Coco Deville and dancers all the way from Italy, Mirko de Paolis and Mirko Mangano, all joining Bristol based host Alyssa Van Delle for a night that will be so fantastical, you would think it’s come straight out of a storybook!

Join the Facebook event and buy tickets HERE

Awareness in Education, LGBT+ Young People | Monday 9 July
A special event run by Bristol City Council Youth Engagement team. City Hall, College Green, 5 -8pm. Come along and listen to the LGBT+ Youth Groups presentations and share your ideas around how to improve LGBT+ youth experiences in educational environments.

ESDR Present: Shangela | Friday 13 July
Eat Sleep Drag Repeat (ESDR) present Shangela. She’s the spitfire from the Haus of Edwards who just couldn’t be kept in her box, and now she’s bringing her fabulous self to Bristol! You can call her Laquifa, just don’t try and tell her she has a sugar daddy. She is a professional and she’s coming to spill the T!
This expanded Bristol Pride ESDR will be hosted by award-winning drag prince Alfie Ordinary at SWX, where we’ll party until late-o-clock with DJ Emily Meow plus guest artists. Eat Sleep Drag Repeat is the original and authentic home of RuPaul’s Drag Race artists in Bristol, presenting high-quality contemporary drag shows since 2015.

Join the Facebook event and buy tickets HERE

Pop Nation at The Bear Bar | Friday 13 July

Kickstart your Pride weekend with Pop Nation at the Bristol Bear Bar, doors open at 7pm.

Lola Lasagne at The Bear Bar | Sunday 15 July
Bear Bar presents the Official Pride Cabaret After Party: Miss Lola Lasagne – the Brighton Belle! Still a showgirl after 25 years! Showtime 6pm sharp!
then DJ daddi will do his thing to round off the weekend!
FREE ENTRY as always – get here early!