BRISTOL PRIDE 2012
PRIDE DAY 14
14 July 2012 | College Green 12 pm - 7 pm | Free
9 - 14 July 2012 Film | Music | Art | Dance | Talks
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WE ARE : PROUD
We Are: Proud celebrates the best in LGBT culture and event locally & internationally. Pride Week runs from the 7-14 July and visits Bristol’s top venues, showcasing theatre, film, history, sports & more. The We Are: Proud programme is your guide to the hottest events in town. The Programme is organised by day with a central insert for the fantastic Pride Day. Everyone welcome.
INTRODUCTION WELCOME PARTNERS WE ARE : PROUD SUPPORTERS
LAUNCH SAT 7 JULY SHOPPING & PERFORMANCE DAY WE ARE : FLASHMOB LAUNCH PARTY
SUNDAY 8 JULY SPORTS DAY WALK : PROUD HISTORY TOUR
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WEDNESDAY 11 JULY FILM : CONTRACTED FILM : WEEKEND
THURSDAY 12 JULY FILM : HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
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TALK : LETS GET BRISTOL TALKING
PARTY : FREAKY FRIDAY
SATURDAY 14 JULY PRIDE DAY MAIN STAGE
TALK : OUTSTORIES
MAP COMMUNITY AREA FAMILY AREA PRIDE NIGHT
TUESDAY 10 JULY FILM : WERE THE WORLD MINE
BAR LISTINGS WE ARE : EVENTS THANK YOU
FRIDAY 13 JULY
MONDAY 9 JULY
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WELCOME TO PRIDE 2012 — WE ARE : PROUD WE ARE: PROUD is a vibrant celebration of the lives and talents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people. It promotes equality, for all, and spreads a positive message of acceptance in the biggest Pride festival across the whole South West. We invite everyone who values equality and diversity to join us. It’s been a tough year to make Pride happen; arts and cultural events across the country are feeling the squeeze but support for We Are: Proud has been overwhelming. Support from partners, celebrities, venues, individual donors and some creative thinking has helped make Pride happen. There is a real demand for Pride with hundreds of people coming forward to help make pride happen and be a part of the hottest ticket in town. We’re often asked ‘Is Pride still needed?’ Whilst it’s true that there have been huge strides towards equality we still see reports of homophobia and bullying in everyday life, schools, workplaces and social institutions which continue to marginalise LGBT people. For people who are out and proud, it’s still common to find ourselves in situations where we have to hide who we really are with colleagues at work or with families & friends. No-one should have cause to feel ashamed of who they are, or make tough decisions about being open about sexuality knowing it could have serious consequences to their relationships with families, friends or their jobs. So, Pride is the chance to celebrate, educate and engage with everyone, show that you are not alone and can feel proud.
Pride Day is free but costs thousands of pounds to organise. Please support the event and keep Pride a free, open event by making a donation. If everyone donated just £4 (a lot less than a cinema ticket) this would help towards covering the costs of the event. If you like what you see today then please feel free to donate more to help secure the future of Pride and the work of We Are: in Bristol. Why not get a Pride Supporter Wristband, offering free entry into evening events including the fantastic Pride takeover of the O2, discounts at the bars, food and market stalls on Pride Day. Most importantly you’re helping make Pride happen. We Are: is an organisation that works all year round with highly visible, engaging events that promote equality & acceptance, giving a voice and presence to those who might feel hidden or ignored and showcasing vibrant and talented communities. Equality and diversity are a gift and We Are: Proud is a chance for LGBT people, their friends, families and the whole of the South West to stand up and declare that they are proud of who they are and their loved ones. We cannot wait to welcome the thousands of people who join our celebrations across Pride Week including the South West’s largest, most colourful parade and the most visible Pride festival Bristol has ever seen. However you celebrate......
BE PROUD! Daryn J Carter
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We would like to thank all our Partners & Supporters. These proud partners provide significant in-kind or financial support to the festival. With careful planning and their help we’ve been able to make Pride free & open to everyone but we are still relying on your donations to help make Pride happen and to keep it free. To everyone… Thank you!
WASTE PARTNER PARTNERS
PRIDE WEEK SUPPORTERS
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WE ARE : PROUD SUPPORTERS STEPHEN FRY Sending all my love and support to Bristol Pride this year. Sorry I can’t be there but I’m sure it will be a fantastic event. Sometimes it can seem that for every step forward the LGBT community makes in terms of acceptance and equality, we are sent two steps back by the forces of bigotry and intolerance. We only have to look around the world to see how the twin evils of nationalism and distorted religion have focused on LGBT people as the target for their hate, just as the Jews were singled out in the 20s and 30s. If that sounds hysterical and exaggerated - remember the words of Edward Burke, that “for evil to flourish all that is required is for good men to do nothing”. Open pride, sane insistent debate and a refusal to accept a culture of bullying, taunting and hatred are as necessary now as they have ever been.
CATHERINE JOHNSON There’s a significant line in ‘Mamma Mia!’ - “There are all kinds of families” - says Harry, a gay man to Donna, a single mother. He’s telling her to be true to herself, to celebrate her own worth and most importantly, not to feel judged by other people. That’s the message of Bristol Pride and I am 100% behind their campaign for LGBT youth. Be happy!
MATT LUCAS As a former student who remembers going to Bristol Pride at the Watershed and watching Labi Siffre in 1995, I am delighted to know that the Pride event is still going strong, and I’m very happy to support it. I think I’ve still got that free condom somewhere, actually.
SURAN DICKSON Each and every one of us have the potential to be role models; simply by being respectful and considerate members of society who happen to be LGBT. By quietly acknowledging you have a same sex partner to the dry cleaner, hair dresser or anyone else you may encounter, you are educating society and therefore making a difference for those who come after you. A role model doesnâ€™t need to successful, good looking or rich - a role model is simply someone who communicates to LGBT young people that sexuality or gender identity are NOT a barrier to happiness and fulfilment
GRAHAM NORTON I hope that everyone coming to Bristol Pride have a great day and an out and proud year
SIOBHAN FAHEY Walk tall and look the world in the eye. Set an example as you show others respect and kindness. There is nothing finer you can do in life. It will all come back to you if you do.
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LAUNCH SATURDAY 7 JULY
PERFORMANCE AND SHOPPING DAY EAT, SHOP, SING, DANCE & PERFORM. LET’S KICK PRIDE WEEK OFF WITH A BANG. VENUE : FOUNTAINS / CABOT CIRCUS TIME : 11 am – 5 pm | PRICE : Free Pride Week starts here. Join us at The Fountains as we literally paint the town pink! Expect roller skaters, Ambling Band, Shakespeare Festival, Hula Hoopers, Tribe of Doris & more as we truly get the party started! Be sure to nip over to the Pride Flashmob at 2pm and catch Funk It Up Dance School - offering Hip hop & Street Dance performance and workshop @3pm. Gypsy Sisters Khalbelia Dance @3.30pm and Afro Brazilian Dance Workshop @4pm. Stores across Bristol inc. Cabot Circus will also be celebrating and showing their support by displaying rainbow flags, holding in-store events, giving discounts to Pride programme holders and extra special offers and discounts to Pride Card holders (offering discounts all year round, extra offers and discounts during Pride Week and Pride Day www.pridecard.org). Blackwell, Broadmead, BS8, Cabot Circus, Cooshti, Dianna Porter, Federation Store, Fifty Fifty, Jon Hurst, Love From Random, Lush, Master Shoe My Shu, Mission Burrito, Motel, Nando’s, Patisserie Valerie, Sony, Specsavers(CC), Stationary World, Swinky’s Sweets, The Elbow Room, Top Six, Urban Outfitters and many more have already pledged their support. For an up to date list of the stores check out www.wearefest.com
LAUNCH SATURDAY 7 JULY
COME FEEL THE LOVE AS THE PRIDE FLASHMOB LETS EVERYONE KNOW WE ARE: HERE! VENUE : Cabot Circus | TIME : 2 pm | PRICE : Free Help get Pride Week off to a bang with the most exciting flashmob yet - Take part in the routine or just come along and cheer us on. The Wonderful Dark Island Dance will be choreographing a fabulous routine to dazzle and delight. FFI inc demo video click on.fb.me/prideflashmob
Get Discounts here : We Are: Proud Watershed Cafe Queenshilling Gyro Media Shake Wrap and Roll Jon Hurst Hairdressing Big Wave Media Naff Clothing Pomegranate Swinky Sweets Moti Cindy Jane Rise Records Number Ten Noosa Heads Alice’s Secret Emporium Bubalu Fitness Cafe Shake Away The Burger Joint Phoenix Bristol Blackwell BS8 Cooshti Dianna Porter Federation Store Fifty Fifty Pick up your card now Jon Hurst to get discounts all year Love From Random Lush round, extra discounts Master Shoe My Shu and rewards during Pride Mission Burrito Motel Week & at shops during the Nando’s PRIDE LAUNCH on Sat 7, & Patisserie Valerie Sony in the Watershed Cafe on Stationary World WEDNESDAY’S FILM NIGHT. Swinky’s Sweets The Elbow Room Top Six Urban Outfitters ...with more being added every day
Supporting LGBT people who love to shop!
LAUNCH SATURDAY 7 JULY
PRIDE LAUNCH PARTY AHOY! COME SET SAIL WITH PRIDE & WET PAINT THEATRE/FILM. VENUE : Under the Stars Bar TIME : 7:30 pm | PRICE : £3 Stay and join us on the high seas and rest up your weary sea legs after a day of dance, performance and glitz. We are proud to bring you this special nautical themed party on Under the Stars, a unique venue on Bristol’s buzzing harbourside that’s dropped anchor by cascade steps. With a skyline full of stars, keep a fix on Venus as we set sail and ask ‘What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?’ by screening this special short film by Chris Ward and staring Siobhan Fahey. Based on the life of solo artist/model Nina Hamnett, known as the Last Queen of Bohemia. The sailors of HMS Barefoot Wines will be on hand with free cocktail making classes and booty as we walk into the wind on top deck and brave the wild life down below. Landlubbers with a Pride Card get discounts on food from the galley as well as a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. The Party continues until we run aground on the isle of Wonky @Basement 45 where we will join the Ladyfest Tribe (www.facebook.com/BristolLadyfest)
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SPORT SUNDAY 8 JULY
PRIDE SPORT & FITNESS IN THE UK’S OLYMPIC YEAR WE SHOWCASE OUR OUT & PROUD SPORTS TEAMS VENUE : St Andrew’s Park (Gloucester Road), BS7 8BW TIME : CYCLE: 10am, SPORTS: 12 | PRICE : Free, Donations Welcome Homophobia can often be found within the sports arena. With a fear that you might be subject to homophobia many feel excluded from taking up sport and makes many LGBT sports professionals feel unable to be open about their identity and sexuality. Here in Bristol we are proud to boast many LGBT teams from Badminton to Zumba! If you’re interested in meeting the teams and trying your hand with some sport, some basic fitness training or just enjoy a picnic and networking chance then come join us for this relaxed and sociable event. For those keen on a Pride Ride, Cycle Out have arranged a trip which starts from Queens Square at 10am and will end at St Andrew’s Park where they will join us for afternoon tea & cakes! Pride Sports Day will start from midday in St Andrew’s Park. With Bristol Bisons RFC, Bristol Panthers FC and other local teams on hand there will be fitness sessions, touch rugby and beat the goalie contest. Changing facilities are available onsite and in nearby Bubalu fitness cafe where there will also be a social afterwards. Spectators, novices and picnickers welcome
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BRISTOL PANTHERS FOOTBALL TRAIN : Thurs 8 pm - 9.30 pm VENUE : City Academy Bristol MEMBERSHIP : Open to anyone who wants to be part of a gay-friendly team. Welcome players of all levels, to train, play or assist with the running of the club. The Panthers strive to tackle homophobia within grass roots football. E : firstname.lastname@example.org T : 07889125082 W : www.bristolpanthers.co.uk EASTON COWGIRLS FOOTBALL TRAIN : Wed 7pm (Summer) VENUE : Eastville Park MEMBERSHIP : Drop in-training is open to all women over 18, of all ability levels. Easton Cowgirls recognise the fundamental equality of all people, irrespective of age, disability, gender, race, religion, or sexuality. E : email@example.com T : 07813807727 (Nat) W : www.eastoncowboys.org.uk BRISTOL BISONS RUGBY FC TRAIN: Thurs 7.30 pm VENUE: Ashley Down Old Boys, BS7 9YU MEMBERSHIP: Players of all abilities are welcome & encouraged to be involved within the club. Full training & coaching is given to everyone no matter their experience.
WEST WOMEN WALKING MEMBERSHIP : Gay women’s walking group. Catch up with old & new friends in a relaxed environment. Open to everyone 16+. Walks of 6-8 miles on the second Sunday of the month. E : firstname.lastname@example.org T : 07804 469991 (Annmarie) THE GAY OUTDOOR CLUB MEMBERSHIP : Cycling and walking in Bristol and surrounding area. CYCLING: CycleOut Bristol - short urban rides weekly from April to September; Sunday rides monthly to the green belt; and women-only “dykes on bikes” rides Mondays monthly. WALKING : Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and North Somerset Group - walks on the first and third Sunday of the month. E : email@example.com E : firstname.lastname@example.org W : www.goc.org.uk BADMINTON GROUP TRAIN : Sat 4pm - 6pm VENUE : Kingsdown Sports Centre MEMBERSHIP : Some experience of badminton required. Get in touch FFI. E : email@example.com T : 0117 9714818 (Alison)
E: firstname.lastname@example.org T : 07824567663 W : www.bisonsrfc.co.uk
PRIDE DAY SATURDAY 14 JULY
PRIDE PARADE BE PART OF THE SOUTH WESTâ€™S LARGEST & MOST COLOURFUL PRIDE PARADE. PROUDLY SPONSORED BY UWE & UNISON VENUE : Starting from Berkeley Square TIME : 11 am | PRICE : Free Join the Pride Parade as once again we laugh, dance, sing and stop traffic to declare We Are Here and We Are Proud. This year the Parade is more important than ever as weâ€™ve seen service cuts and community events cancelled so this is your chance to come and make a stand for diversity & equality, for all. This is also our chance to show that prejudice has no place in our city and that it is our diversity and communities that make Bristol and the South West great. We welcome everyone that values equality to join us and celebrate diversity. Many people who may not be gay themselves may have some form of prejudice to overcome or know someone who is and want to show support. So even if you are not LGB or T Pride is the opportunity for everyone to feel included and feel proud. Proudly sponsored by UNISON, African Sambistas and the Dykes on Bikes will take the lead. Watch out for our usual surprises (some even to us), flair, fabulous drag queens and our 50-metre rainbow flag...oh yes and a fire engine and some giraffes. For further information, including parade route, contact www.wearefest.com
Pride in our work Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers face prejudice and discrimination UNISON, the UK’s leading public service trade union, says this must stop. UNISON works to:
• stop harassment and discrimination of LGBT staff • protect you at work • support you in claiming your legal rights • negotiate best practice with employers for LGBT equality • educate our members and reps about LGBT equality • campaign for equality at work, in public services and in society.
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Web www.unison.org.uk/out Email email@example.com Telephone 0845 355 0845 Textphone 0800 0967 968
SHOP SAT 6 JULY – 15 JULY
PRIDE SHOP CREATIVE SPACE INFORMATION, PRIDE WEEK TICKETS, SUPPORTER WRISTBANDS, CREATIVE DESIGN & ALL THINGS PRIDE VENUE : The Parlour, 31 College Green | TIME : 9 am - 9 pm Based at the bottom of Park Street this will be the Pride team’s home during Pride Week. A creative workshop and drop-in for anyone who wants to volunteer with preparations for Pride. You can also buy tickets for week events, Pride Cards and supporter wristbands for Pride Day & Night. FFI : www.wearefest.com
Staffing Mobile Bar Service Event Management Equipment Hire
Proudly Supporting Bristol Pride firstname.lastname@example.org www.thewaitinggame.me 01275 851 465
PRIDE DAY 14 July 2012
12 pm - 7 pm FREE
DONATIONS TO PRIDE WELCOME
PRIDE PARADE Start : Berkeley Square | 11 am
PRIDE DAY SATURDAY 14 JULY
AMAZING INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL & LOCAL PERFORMERS DARYN CARTER Director and organiser of We Are: Proud Daryn 12 pm is a tireless campaigner and equality champion. Nominated as a Role Model in the National Diversity Awards, Daryn will officially open this year’s Pride and guest host.
SING OUT BRISTOL The only LGBT choir in the 12:10 South West the Pride favourites 4 pm pm will be performing show tunes, pop and contemporary classics. Be sure to also catch them in the Victoria Rooms on 13 October.
Councillor Peter Main is Bristol’s first openly gay Lord Mayor and we are proud to have him lead the Pride Parade and join us to open Main Stage.
TRAYLA TRASH She’ll go to the opening of a vodka bottle but 12:25 2:30 pmpm is especially excited about performing at We Are: Proud this year. Bristol’s very own will be joining us on the main stage.
FONDA COX The real Diva’s Diva we welcome back your hostess with the mostess. Sharp wit 12:40 4 pm pm and even sharper nails, let’s just hope she doesn’t set the place on fire this year.
DRUNKEN BUTTERFLY Inspired by the likes of Kim 1:15 Gordon, PJ Harvey and Patti 4 pmpm Smith, these girls combine guitar & bass with Ukulele and melodica to create a fusion of fuzzy punk rock and acoustic folk pop.
RT, HON THE LORD MAYOR OF BRISTOL
STANDING BY STATUES This young modern Bristol rock trio are a hybrid of many genres. Though not LGBT themselves, SBS are proud to show their support to the community. 12:50 4 pm pm
TANYA HYDE Dubbed by the media as “the saviour of British pop”, Bristol born AJ is a new breed of pop 1:45 4 pm pm star being cultivated by the music industry away from the glare of TV talent shows.
HEG DOUGHTY AND THE WOLF CHORUS
Heg Doughty & The Wolf Chorus combine rich vocal harmonies, strings & percussion with Heg’s dramatic piano-led songs. An enchanting and simply gorgeous sound.
AJ Dubbed by the media as “the saviour of British pop”, Bristol 2.40 pm 2:30 pm born AJ is a new breed of pop star being cultivated by the music industry away from the glare of TV talent shows.
MEET YOUR FEET
Local drag queen super nova Della Woodshed promises a no holds barred, all singing, all dancing performance for you to behold. Call her divine, call her fabulous. 2:50 4 pm pm
FUNKINSTEINS Amazing vocals, daunting phat bass, pro guitar, innovative drum breaks and an impressive 3:45 4 pm pm arrangement of synths and production. A blending of funky dance music with sprinkles of rock
CHRIS JAMES This Bristol born talent returns to whip up the crowd in style. Fresh from the jaws of London 54 pm pm and currently working on new music this up and comer is not to be missed.
A rare appearance by this fabulous 8-piece all women’s Band from Bristol. With TV appearances, Glastonbury & WOMAD under their belt they bring their original material with a soul-jazz-latin feel to Pride this year. 3:05 pm 2:30 pm
FUNGUS LICKS Piano-based boogie to rival Jools Holland think easternblock folk, throw in a bit of 4:25 4 pm pm blues, jazz, warped covers of 80’s pop and classic kids TV themes and you get the idea.
NIKKI BELLE This Dance Diva brings a little taste of Ibiza to Main Stage with #1s hits such as ‘Trippin on 5:10 pm 4 pm You’ and the cheeky ‘Horny’. We are hoping to get a little disco going with her fantastic rework of ‘Teardrops’.
TURN OVER FOR OUR AMAZING
5:30 4 pm pm
BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT After two stunning singles, Love Part II & Disco Moment and remixes for Kelis, Darren Hayes and supporting Ellie Goulding and Erasure on tour, BLBL releases his debut album of pure dance-pop perfection. Watch out for his special Pride Night DJ set with Another Night – A special 90s mix tape. We Are: EXCITED!
6:15 4 pm pm
MARTHA WASH A music legend spanning genres from pop to dance to R&B, Martha is responsible for some of the most celebrated music to ever hit the airwaves. With #1 hits like “It’s Raining Men,” “Sweat (Everybody Dance Now),” “Carry On,” and “Keep Your Body Working” Martha works hard to call attention to causes closest to her heart, like HIV and AIDS prevention. We are proud to have Martha headline Pride and watch out for “I’ve Got You” the debut single of Martha’s upcoming album, a breathtaking blend of pop and R&B.
Daryn Carter & Rt, Hon The Lord Mayor Of Bristol
Sing Out Bristol
Standing By Statues
Heg Doughty And The Wolf Chorus
Meet Your Feet
Bright Light Bright Light
PRIDE DAY SATURDAY 14 JULY
Not content with a packed main stage and a further 3 Performance Hubs, We Are: Proud and OMG bring you the OMG Stage. A little bit of fun to brighten your day. As well S Club, Booty Luv, FTW and Vanquish we have a few more excitements in store for you so keep an eye on our website www.wearefest.com for more details and timings.
TINA SPARKLE Tina Sparkle has been entertaining crowds all over the country and Europe for years. Talented, outrageous and your host for the day, we look forward to what she has in store…. We hope!
LLOYD DANIELS One of the most popular acts on Xfactor and since his time on the show Lloyd has matured as a singer. This Welsh teenager is set for a ground breaking year.
DIVA FEVER These Xfactor finalists are hugely entertaining and talented. With a sprinkle of campness these boys are guaranteed to get you dancing.
THE LADY GA GA EXPERIENCE The award winning Donna Marie brings youâ€Ś Lady Ga Ga! Visually stunning expect dramatic theatrical performances recreating all the glitz and glamour with a wardrobe brimming with Haus of Gaga creations. Watch out as sparks will definitely fly.
OMG DJS Get a taste of what you can enjoy at OMG as the resident OMG DJs get you in the party spirit with everything from Chart, Dance, RnB, DnB and more.
PRIDE DAY SATURDAY 14 JULY
PERFORMANCE HUBS CIRCUS ACTS, FIRE DANCING, DRUMMING, JUGGLING, STREET DANCE, SINGING, STILTWALKERS AND MORE With special live performances throughout Pride Day in our dedicated Performance Hubs, we are showcasing your talents. Performances include Circomedia, Tribe of Doris and roaming performers across College Green. Expect stiltwalkers, drag artistes and jugglers galore – a prize for whoever can do all three at the same time! Bristol-based Circomedia are an internationally renowned school and performance centre for circus skills and physical theatre. With exciting performances throughout Pride Day watch out for their very special performances at the official after party in the O2 Academy – aerial acrobatics and a giant mirror ball? We can’t wait. Tribe of Doris are a worldwide arts collective who use art, dance, song & music to bring together cultures with respect and understanding. African drummers, Asian, Latin American & European music, dance and song there is something for everyone! Catch the Funk it Up Dance School at 3pm and the Afro Brazilian dance workshop at 5.30pm. Be sure to catch Hooping Mad who will be spinning us into a frenzy with their hula skills and child friendly workshops in the Family Area Performance Hub. A big thank you to all these talented performers.
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CO-OPERATIVE MEMBERSHIP COMMUNITY AREA and EXPO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CO-OPERATIVE MEMBERSHIP THE COMMUNITY AREA IS HOME TO LOCAL SERVICES, SOCIAL & SUPPORT GROUPS HERE TO SUPPORT YOU. CAMPAIGNS, INFORMATION, SERVICES, HEALTH & EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT Community is at our heart and we are proud to be able to showcase the great work and services that exist across the South West. Often our unsung heros you’ll find an array of community groups and organisations, ranging from support groups to sports and social clubs. Come find out what’s available in your area or speak to large local service providers and campaign groups keen to hear your views, answer your questions and offer support. Alcoholics Anonymous Avon Fire And Rescue Barnardos Bath Spa University Barefoot Wines Bcc Family Placement Recruitment Bristol & District Anti-Cuts Alliance Bristol Bisons Bristol City Council Bristol Drugs Project Bristol Older Peoples Forum Bristol Panthers Bristol Zoo Diversity Careers Each Easton Leisure Centre
Enterprise Cars Environment Agency Fflag Gaywest Gay Outdoor Club The Gloucestershire Gay & Lesbian Community (Gglc) Knightstone Housing Association Lesbian And Gay Foundation Lgbt Bristol Lgbtq Health Forum/ Emotional Wellness Programme Nhs Bristol/Pct And Univ Hospital Bristol Mmagik – Drugs And Alcohol Service
Off The Record Outstories Bristol (Lgbt History) Pride Card Rethink Scrumptious Cruises Second Step Housing South West Homes Stonewall Tribe Of Doris Unison Unite The Union Uwe Virgin Holidays We Are: Youth Connections
List correct at time of Print. For an up-to-date list of the organisations present please see www.wearefest.com
PRIDE DAY SATURDAY 14 JULY
ENTERPRISE FAMILY AREA CELEBRATE PRIDE WITH THE FAMILY WHILST SHOWCASING DIVERSITY WITH OUR ALTERNATIVE FAMILIES CAMPAIGN Celebrate Pride with the whole family in our Enterprise Family Area, where you will find a great space to relax, celebrate and enjoy special events whilst soaking up the great Pride atmosphere. Proudly sponsored by Enterprise Cars the Family Area is a great chance for families to celebrate Pride together whilst celebrating your identity proudly or just enjoy a great day out. The Family Area is also home to the We Are: Proud Alternative Families Campaign – a chance for LGBT Parents and parents of LGBT children to come together and have the chance to network and socialise. We also invite you to draw a picture of your family and these will be exhibited in the Council Houses, MSHED, throughout the South West and used to showcase that diversity is a gift. With stalls from service providers and support groups like Barnardos, BCC Family Placement Team and Youth Chances to name but a few, there will also be magicians, face painters, balloon artists, bouncy castle and giant toys – everything to keep kids (and the kids at heart) happy all day.
NIGHT MAP BAREFOOT WINES QUEENSHILLING PERFORMANCE AREA OMG
THE O2 HATCHET INN MAIN STAGE
PRIDE CARD BAR & FOOD
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Toilets Stages Food & Drink Clubs & Bars Entrance Gates
PRIDE DAY SATURDAY 14 JULY
PRIDE LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT WITH GLITTERING AFTER PARTIES, STREET PERFORMANCE, DJS AND MORE VENUE : Frogmore Street | TIME : 7 pm till Late PRICE : Various. Pride Wristband: £15 day+night discounts inc. free entry & O2 Carnival acts, zumba, Rajasthan gypsy dancing, Can-can, fire dancing & more all to the beat of our outside DJs from Wonky, Motion, New City Sound and special 90s set from Another Night, club night of Bright Light X2 & David Oh! You can also expect boy/girl bands, solo & tribute acts, giveaways and more pop madness than you can shake a stick at The Queenshilling Stage (sponsored by The Famous Company). Partying continues in Old Market, OMG, Queenshilling & the Official After Party at the O2 Academy as Pride & Horseplay take over for DRESSAGE: Three diverse arenas of music and equine inspired performance from PUSH THE BUTTON (Pop/Chart) TRANARCHY (HipHop/Ghetto) HORSEPLAY (Nudisco/IndieDance) headline set from internationally acclaimed HORSE MEAT DISCO (Disco/Classics) and live PA from electro pop royalty QUEEN OF HEARTS. With performance from Dark Island Dance, Pink Kitten Dance School, Circomedia, Harry Clayton Wright and visuals by Fat Butcher, this is a night you’ll never forget. All proceeds from the O2 go to Pride and funds the Free Day festival. Tickets available from www.bristolticketshop.co.uk or direct from The Pride Shop: 31 College Green (5-13 July) For full listings and timings visit www.wearefest.com
WALK SUNDAY 8TH JULY
PROUD HISTORY TOUR ANDY FOYLE PRESENTS A SPECIAL CHANCE TO DISCOVER BRISTOL’S LGBT HISTORY. WE ARE: REMEMBERING VENUE : Corn Street | TIME : 2.30pm – 4pm | PRICE : £3 to Outstories Bristol Join us on Corn Street (outside the Register Office) as Bristol historian & author Andrew Foyle leads a stroll through the sites of LGBT history in the city centre. The outrageous, the peculiar & the down-right deviant, he’s got it all! Limited places, booking essential : firstname.lastname@example.org | 07881 580 520
30 June –23 Sept Free Entry bristol.gov.uk/museums ON TOUR WITH THE
FOUR AMERICAN ARTISTS 1972–2007 JENNY HOLZER ED RUSCHA BRUCE NAUMAN LAWRENCE WEINER Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queens Road Bristol BS8 1RL Tel: 0117 922 3571
Bruce Nauman La Brea/Art Tips/Rat Spit/Tar Pits (1972)© ARS, NY and DACS, London, 2012. ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008
Bath Spa University Bath Spa University is committed to providing a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its members are respected, and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment including bullying. We were voted best university in the 2008 Pink Paper awards. We are delighted to support Pride Bristol 2011 www.bathspa.ac.uk
TALK MONDAY 9 JULY
LET’S GET BRISTOL TALKING GIVING THE LGBT COMMUNITY THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES OF BRISTOL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES VENUE : Watershed (Room 1) | TIME : 4:30pm - 7:30pm | PRICE : Free Bristol LINk gives the LGBT community who have used Bristol Mental Health Services a voice. We invite service users to discuss their experiences and hear others’ stories to raise awareness of the issues and concerns. With NHS healthcare professionals present, we hope to influence change. So Let’s Get Bristol Talking!
TALK MONDAY 9 JULY
OUTSTORIES BRISTOL COMMUNITY ANTIQUES ROADSHOW WE ARE: REMEMBERING AND OUTSTORIES DELVE INTO THE HISTORY OF LGBT BRISTOL VENUE : Arts West Side, Old Market TIME : 6:30 pm - 9 pm | PRICE : Free (donations to Pride welcome) We Are: Remembering presents a special chance to discover Bristol’s LGBT History. This year Outstories don’t just want to hear your stories, they want to have (on loan) your pride objects and pictures too. The team are collecting & exhibiting stories and material culture at a drop-in session. The exhibition will then be showcased and expanded on during Pride Day. No matter what your story is, dirty or innocent, old or new, we want it. It’s the same for your objects: it could be old Bristol Pride leaflets, tickets, rainbow flags from far and wide, that phone number you got 10 years ago but never dared call, the purple wig you ended up with at the end of Pride 1980, we are proud of our history, we are remembering and we want to share it! (Please bring an artefact or story, we’ll make sure you get it back after Pride Day!) Be sure to visit the Outstories stall in the Community Area on Pride Day and see what’s been collected. We Are: Remembering runs events throughout the year from LGBT History Month to World AIDS DAY ffi visit www.wearefest.com
FILM TUESDAY 10 JULY
WERE THE WORLD MINE WE ARE: AND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, STRANGE BEDFELLOWS? PRESENT A NIGHT WITH THE BARD VENUE : CREATIVE COMMON TIME : 7:30 pm | PRICE : £6 (No one turned away for insufficient funds) Creative Common is a brand new space in the heart of Bristol, located next to Temple Meads Station this exciting big top will be home to the fairy kingdom…Do I entice you? Working with the Bristol Shakespeare festival who are passionate about bringing the freshest, most exciting productions of Shakespeare’s plays to Bristol we are proud to present a very special pop up performance followed by the award winning reworking of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Were The World Mine. If you had a love-potion, who would you make fall madly in love with you? Timothy is openly gay, which doesn’t make him popular with his fellow classmates. His eccentric teacher casts him as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and he discovers a secret recipe hidden in the script. Playfully he creates a new reality by turning much of his narrow-minded town gay, beginning with the rugby-jock of his dreams….but the course of true love never did run smooth. This event is supported by BYlaw, the social and networking group for gay professionals in the legal sector. We thank them for their continued support.
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FILM WEDNESDAY 11 JULY
CONTRACTED YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE! VENUE : Watershed | TIME : 8:40 pm From the makers of Shank, Release and Buffering we are proud to bring you this exclusive screening from Pride favourites & local filmmakers Bonne Idée Productions. Anna & James are contractually obliged to fall in love as Hollywood beckons but, as a studio publicist struggles to keep them on the straight and narrow, will the lid be lifted on the truth behind glamorous poses & celebrity lifestyle? Expect familiar sights in both location and the cast including a rather revealing shot from one of the Pride Team! There will be a Q & A with the filmmakers & selected cast members following the screening of Weekend. Pride Card holders can get 10% off on food and drinks at the watershed café as well as other discount throughout Pride Week, Pride Day and all year round. FFI : w w w. p r i d e c a r d .o rg
FILM WEDNESDAY 11 JULY
WHO WILL YOU MEET THIS WEEKEND? VENUE : Watershed | TIME : 8:40 pm | PRICE : £8 (£6.50 concessions) Shown directly after Contracted, Weekend is the second feature by director Andrew Haigh and stars newcomers Tom Cullen (Best Actor, The International Cinephile Society, 2012) and Chris New. After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what’s expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special. Weekend is an honest, unapologetic love story and a film about the search for identity and the importance of making a passionate commitment to your life and has picked up over 20 international awards including 2 BIFAS and 2 Nominations at the London Critics’ Circle Awards. It has also appeared in many ‘best of the year’ lists including The New York Times. Whether you’re male or female, gay or straight, Weekend is sure to speak to you about aspects of your own life and loves. Intelligent and moving Weekend will take you to emotional places and touch your heart. One of the best, and most individual, films of its time we are proud to showcase this film during Pride Week.
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FILM & PERFORMANCE THURSDAY 12 JULY
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH BEACONS, ICONS & DYKONS PRESENT… THE TRANS ISSUE (FILM AND PERFORMANCE) VENUE : The Cube Cinema | TIME : 7:30 pm | PRICE : £5 Celebrating gay and queer heroes and heroines in celluloid. Beacons, Icons and Dykons is a playful ode to gay and queer cinema. A film is screened alongside performances, talks and a diverse range of entertainment inspired by the theme and heros. From Dolly Parton to Kenneth Anger and John Waters, we’re honouring them one by one. Performance will be followed by a screening of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Directed and staring John Cameron Mitchell (who brought us Shortbus),this outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious adaptation of the hit musical tells the story of Hedwig, born a boy named Hansel in East Berlin, who fell in love with an American G.I. and underwent a sex-change operation in order to marry him and flee to the West. One of our all time favourites we are proud showcase this heart-warming, emotional roller coaster, with the magic of the silver screen and wonderful performances from BID. Performances by Drew Taylor : drewtaylorartist.wordpress.com Justin Credible : traveltranny.wordpress.com/tag/justin-credible Liz Clarke : lizclarke.org Hosted by Tom Marshman firstname.lastname@example.org
WE ARE : PROUD
QUEENSHILLING 9 pm - 8 am
£10 / £15
Since opening in 2010 OMG has worked its way to the very top of the Bristol Gay Scene. Expect an amazing atmosphere, in a spectacular venue! A massive dancefloor, 2 bars - including one in a quiet area, make OMG the place to be on Pride night. £10 (£2 Donation to Pride) Club only £15 Pride Supporter Wristband includes OMG entry
THE PALACE 7 pm - 2 am
Formerly the Gin Palace, this landmark central Bristol bar is the sister-bar to the Bristol Bear Bar. Head here for an outrageous night of camp fun, cabaret & watch out for the historic sloping floor.
BRISTOL BEAR BAR TIME
Fri & Sat : 7 pm - 2 am
The Bristol Bear Bar is the only bespoke bear bar in the UK. A huge hit with bears & their admirers the Bear Bar has an eclectic music policy & lively yet laid back atmosphere.
5 pm - Late
FREE with Pride Wristband
Expect something special on Pride Night from Bristol’s longest established gay venue. Premium bar, excellent service, amazing DJs & Entertainment.
THE LOUNGE TIME
12 noon - 3 am
Intimate bar in Old Market expect Drag and Karaoke and a friendly, mixed crowd.
THE RETREAT TIME
7 pm - 2 am
A fun night of commercial dance, pop, R&B & party anthems. Located in the heart of Old Market The Retreat is the largest gay bar to ever open in Bristol.
THE PINEAPPLE TIME
5 pm - Late
The Pineapple is Bristol’s oldest gay bar. Located on St Georges Road, a stones throw from OMG the Pineapple is a friendly, buzzing bar. Party tunes all night long.
THE OLD MARKET TAVERN TIME
11:30 am - 2 am
The Old Market Tavern is a traditional pub serving a good range of ales & food 7 days a week. The OMT has a fantastic beer garden & its friendly, laid back atmosphere means it can get very busy at weekends.
THE PHOENIX TIME
12:30 pm - 12 am
With urban garden and classy décor The Phoenix is Bristol’s hidden gem.
BENT BAR 5 pm - Late
Choose your night with a video jukebox where you choose the music and videos in the Bar, You choose your evening either mix with people at the bar or dance floor or just hang out with your friends exclusively in one of the many private booths, it your night and this venue lets you have it on your terms.
EAGLE TAVERN TIME
12 noon - Midnight
Gay friendly bar with free pool all day Wednesday, karaoke on a Saturday, 2 dart boards & cheap drinks.
WE ARE : EVENTS EVENTS ALL YEAR ROUND FROM LGBT HISTORY MONTH, TO BLACK HISTORY MONTH & WORLD AIDS DAY VENUE : The South West | INFO : www.wearefest.com Showcasing and celebrating diversity & equality all year round We Are: Here - Black History Month Sat 13 Oct We Are: Diverse @ Diversity Careers Fri 16 Nov We Are: Here - Diwali Celebrations Sat 17 Nov We Are: Remembering - World AIDS Day Sat 1 Dec
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PRE PRIDE PARTY FRIDAY 13 JULY
FREAKY FRIDAY AS THE BIG DAY ARRIVES JOIN US AS WE START PRIDE WEEKEND IN STYLE VENUE : Pride Shop, Old Market & Frogmore Street Pride Day is here. If, like us, you are too excited to sleep then we’ve got a few tricks & treats for you. Help us celebrate, publicise, fundraise and generally have some fun as we shout out WE ARE: HERE! We’ll be working hard on the finishing touches for Pride Day, all day and into the bewitching hour, in the Pride Shop on Park Street. Come say hi, get Pride Supporter Wristbands or just join us at 8pm for some pre party drinks. If you’re stunning with your love glue-gunning then feel free to give us a hand with the final prep! Pride weekend celebrations start here so why not enjoy one of the many pre pride parties taking place across Bristol including our wonderful venues in Old Market and OMG who will be proudly flying the flags for Pride. On Frogmore street the Queenshilling & Psycho:Drama have teamed up to bring you Freaky Friday. Expect, well, the unexpected! Both clubs bring you a real thriller, a great mix of music & a good old bang….Fireworks at midnight! Let’s mark the start of Pride Day with a rainbow of colour!
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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS ASSISTED WITH FUNDRAISING, AWARENESS RAISING, DÉCOR & EVENTS So many people helped to make Pride happen and it truly could not happen without the people that give up their time to help organise or run events and spent their evenings and weekends helping us. Also a big thank you to all of you that have given a donation and come to a fundraising event. There are so many people to thank including… Alfred the Gorilla, Andy Foyle, Andrew Mclean, Annabelle Armstrong-Walter, BBC Bristol, Bea Roberts, Becky Hall, Ben Mosley, Ben Prater, Bernie Hodges, Bristol Bisons RFC, Bristol Gay Scene Managers & Staff, Bristol Panthers FC, Bristol Uni LGBT+, Bylaw, Cabot Circus, Carly Pearce, Caroline Kelly, Catherine Johnson, Charlie George, Cheryl the Crow, Christian Martin, Chris Ward, Dan Pembury, Danny Rouse, Darren Stapleford, Darryl Bullock, David Robertson, Dean Chapman, Drag Ball Volunteers, Dylan Glynn, Emma Henry, Fiona Bennett, Freddie Daw, Gareth Taylor, Gemma Randall, GMC Events, Graham MacVoy, Graham Norton, Harry Bevan, James Morton, Janie Digby, Jay Ski, Jenny Lee, Jeremy Horwood, Jo McDonald, Jon Hurst Hairdressing, Josh Westaway, Kate Griffiths, Kate Wildman, Katie McKeown, Kelvin Chen, Kerry McCarthy MP, Kim LeBlanc, Kylie Hopwood, Lou Taylor, Liam Davis, Louise Lloyd, Luke Stuart, Madeleine Jeanrenaud, Madeleine Probst, Marcus Kepple-Palmer, Mark Bradshaw, Mark Froggatt, Mark Lee, Mark Small, Mary Milton, Matt Lucas, Matt Seow, Matthew Symmonds, Mike Pony, Neil Stoodley, Nigel Cooke, Our Sponsors, Park Street Community, Paul Stoodley, Peers Woollen, Peter Holt, Peter Main, Peter Watts, Pride Kitteh, Rebecca Gordge, Richard Evans, Rob Johnstone, Ronan DeBurca, Roni Bruno, Rosa Middleton, Rosie Halton, Rosie Buckland, Ross Harrison, Roxy Butler, Roz Hutchings, Russell Coglan, Russell T Davies, Sam Caulfield, Sarah Minter, Scott Farmer, ShoutOut Radio, Siobhan Fahey, Simon Lloyd, Simon Nelson, Simon Fewkes, Simon Perry, Sing Out Bristol, Sophie Burton, Stephen Fry, Suran Dickson, Suzanne Doyle, Tanya Hazell, Tom Marshman, The Haters, The Parlour, Tribe of Doris, Tyrone Jones, Outstories, OutUWE, Will Warren, Yukiko Hosomi… By the time you read this more will have joined us to help. So again a big thank you to everyone who is helping Pride and that includes all the performers, our wonderful local gay scene and businesses that are support Pride and everyone else that we may have missed! See you next year! Daryn J Carter Festival Director & Programmer We Are: is a Community Interest Company (no. 8014320) e: email@example.com w: www.wearefest.com
BRISTOL PRIDE 14 JULY 2012 PRIDE DAY Over 40 acts inc SING OUT BRISTOL : CHRIS JAMES & NIKKI BELLE : AJ : TANYA HYDE : MEET YOUR FEET : FUNKINSTEINS : BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT & MARTHA WASH (Weather Girls, Black Box and C+C Music Factory)
Family Area : Bustling Market Zone : Community Area : 2 Music Stages & 3 Performance Hubs
FREE FESTIVAL : COLLEGE GREEN : EVERYONE WELCOME
PRIDE NIGHT MULTI VENUE EVENTS : PERFORMERS : CARNIVALE : Outside DJs from WONKY : NEW CITY SOUND : MOTION & ANOTHER NIGHT
DRESSAGE HORSEPLAY PRESENT
HORSE MEAT DISCO : PUSH THE BUTTON : TRANARCHY at THE O2 with live PA from electro-pop artist QUEEN OF HEARTS. Tickets available from Bristol Ticket Shop
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Published on Jun 23, 2012
The South West’s largest ever Pride Parade and an impressive free music and arts festival – We Are: Proud – will take place on College Green...