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PRIDE BRISTOL PROGRAMME 2010 14 AUG - 22 AUG

PRIDE DAY | 21 AUG | CASTLE PARK


CONTENTS Join us for the largest Pride in the south west. Pride Bristol, Sat 14 – Sun 22 August 2010, sees cultural events showcased across the city’s top venues. Highlights include Rhona Cameron, authors Stella Duffy and Paul Burston, the LLGFF and Pride Films including Priscilla at Bristol Hippodrome. Pride Day Festival, Sat 21 August, Castle Park. See centre pages for details of the exciting line-ups and the afterparties set to light up the city. Take a look inside. There’s something for everyone, and everyone’s welcome.

Welcome & Partners

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Never The Bride

SPORT Sport Listing

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Pride Walk

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Main Stage Listings Women’s Zone Listings

FILM

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PRIDE DAY Pride Day Intro

SHOPPING Shopping Listing

MUSIC

Castle Park Map (Centre Spread)

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Children of God

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Men’s Zone Listings

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And Then Came Lola

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VIP Area

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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Community Tent

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Release

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Trans Zone

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Shortbus

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Youth Zone

Official Pride Breakfast

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After Party Map & Details

Girls Shorts

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Boys Shorts

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LITERATURE

Give Me Your Hand

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Queer Fiction

The Fish Child

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Plan B

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THEATRE “L”

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Move Over Darling

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QUIZ Pub Quiz

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HISTORY Sharing Memories

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COMEDY A quick word with Bethany Black

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Rhona Cameron and Bethany Black

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TRANS Gender Trouble

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The Official Pre-Pride Party @ Watershed

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Team Profile

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Pride Week Planner

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PRIDE PATRON: STELLA DUFFY

THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR GIVES A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE ON PRIDE For me, Pride is all about the politics. It’s about the people who came before us – lesbian, bisexual, gay, trans, straight (and all forms in between) - who made the changes we now benefit from. Our sexuality no longer being illegal or ignored. Our meeting together no longer being seen as seditious. Our right to form legal partnerships. Our right to bring up children as the people we are, not in a lie. These, and many more, are massive benefits, recently won, hardfought for, and very very precious. They are also not ours by accident. Nor will they remain ours without vigilance. But it is not enough for us to have these freedoms and rights. I want more for us all, I want our LGBT children not to be bullied any more, I want our LGBT elders to be acknowledged and cared for so that they feel free to be true to themselves. I want actual equality with heterosexual relationships – I want marriage for all, not ‘marriage’ and ‘gay marriage’. I want the wording changed. I want all these freedoms not just for us and the youth coming along behind us, but across the world, in all those places where it is so much harder than it is here. Harder because of stigma, harder because of social and familial rejection, harder because of the lash and the death penalty. Pride, for me, is also about honesty and stepping up, taking responsibility as individuals and through our individual actions for the good of the whole. I want us ALL to step up and come out – including those who are scared it might be hard at work, hard for their aging parents, hard for their faithful families – I want all those people to stop assuming it’s ok for the rest of us to do the work of clearing the way and join in the work themselves. Of course it isn’t easy, it never has been, not for any of us – that’s also what makes it so worthwhile. To me, Pride is about honouring the work that has brought us this far, remembering there’s much more to do, and getting on with it.

Stella Duffy, Stonewall Writer of the Year 2008 Stella Duffy appears in the Pride Literary Event on Wed 18 Aug at the Arnolfini. See page 44 for details.

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WELCOME & PARTNERS

ESTABLISHING A PRIDE FOR 2010 AND YEARS TO COME Pride Bristol is a celebration of equality and diversity in a large and visible way - a cultural feast to which the whole city is invited. For many years Bristol has lacked a prominent Pride Festival, and as a result LGBT visibility is low, with few positive role models in the public consciousness. This year a dedicated team of full time volunteers have made huge personal sacrifices to drive this important event forward. As we commenced our journey, hundreds have joined us, from all walks of life. We thank everyone that has helped us along the way, including Enterprise our headline sponsor, and all of our partners and supporters. We have fought to keep the event free, but please give generously to the Pride Bristol charity to protect the event for future years.

HEADLINE SPONSOR AREA SPONSORS MEN’S ZONE

VIP AREA

WOMEN’S ZONE

PRIDE PARTNERS MEDIA PARTNER

PRINT & MEDIA PARTNER

RECYCLING PARTNER

SUPPORTERS

WELCOME & PARTNERS

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South West Diversity Careers Fair January 2011 The South West’s biggest diversity careers fair links students, graduates and all job seekers with employers. The Fair features a range of organisations who value a diverse workforce and are keen to promote their opportunities. Employers and jobseekers keen to sign up should contact careers@pridebristol.org


PRIDE BRISTOL SPORTS DAY

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SUPPORT LGBT SPORT, EVERYONE WELCOME

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Sat 14th August

TIME

10am - 2pm

PRICE

FREE

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The Downs (Parry’s Lane End)

Pride Week kicks off with an LGBT Sports Day on the downs. A range of events cater for everyone, from the uncoordinated novice to the fitness pro. Training Sessions Have you ever wanted to give sport a go, but felt too shy to try? Bristol’s top gayfriendly football team, Bristol Panthers FC invite people of all ages, levels and genders to join in with an open coaching session. Bristol Bisons and Bristol Ladies rugby teams will also offer interactive training. Tournaments Bristol Panthers take on opposition from around the UK in a gay-friendly 5-aside tournament. Come and support the boys as spectators or register to play. Further events tba. Info Stalls Find out about the range of LGBT-friendly sports groups in the South West. The LGBT cycling group Cycle Out will run an informal cycle surgery, so bring your bike along for a health check. Fun & Games If breaking sweat really isn’t your thing, join in with the silly sports. Egg and spoon races, sack races and the Drag Olympics feature throughout the day. Sports Night Out We finish Sports Day with a night out in LGBT Bristol, and a chance for all participants and sports teams in the South West to celebrate together. Expect entry deals and drinks deals. For timings and further details on Pride Sports Day see the Pride Bristol website. If your team or group wants to join in any of these events, or you want to find out more please email sport@pridebristol.com

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PRIDE GOES SHOPPING

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BRISTOL’S RETAILERS SHOW THEIR PRIDE

DATE

Sat 14th August

TIME

2:30pm onwards

PRICE

N/A

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Cabot Circus & across the city

Pride Bristol invites stores across the city to join the Pride celebrations and show their support for diversity and equality. The past decade has seen good progress on LGBT equality and social acceptance. However, hate crimes still occur on the streets of our city (1 in 5 LGB people have been a victim of hate crime), homophobia is endemic in our school system and being LGB or T affects the well-being of Bristolians daily. On Sat 14 Aug, we’re encouraging retailers to join in with Pride Week by displaying a small rainbow flag, or Pride Poster in-store. The more pro-active shops are stocking small Pride Ribbons, accepting donations for the Pride Charity, holding in-store events or offering discounts for anyone with a Pride Programme. Some of the stores that have already come forward to show their Pride include: Urban Outfitters, Molton Brown, Thomas Pink, New Look, Sony, Panasonic, Fred Perry and Joy. Many of the activities on the afternoon of Sat 14 Aug will take place at Cabot Circus. In addition to in-store celebrations the Zumba Dance Troupe will bring a smile to the face of passing shoppers. These small efforts will add colour to the city, and send a clear message to the 40,000 LGBT Bristolians and their hundreds of thousands of friends and family members that they’re supported. The colour makes a positive statement that prejudice is not welcome. The more businesses that join in, the bigger the colourful splash that we make. Any business that would like to get involved with the event should contact Daryn Carter daryn@pridebristol.com

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CHILDREN OF GOD (18)

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LLGFF. DIR KAREEM J MORTIMER. BAHAMAS 2009. 103 MIN.

DATE TIME

Sat 14th August 8:40pm

PRICE

£7 / £5.50

VENUE

Watershed

Opening the LLGFF on tour, Children of God is both a beautifully filmed analysis of sexuality and sexual identity in the Bahamas, and a traditional love story. Johnny, a white Bahamian artist is struggling for creative inspiration. His tutor encourages him to take his sketchbook to the paradise-like island of Eleuthera, where he begins an unexpected and passionate affair with local boy Romeo. The couple’s short-lived bliss is challenged by the arrival of Romeo’s fiancée and domineering mother who force Romeo to make decisions about his life and relationships. The central love story plays out alongside the tale of Lena, an unhappily married wife of an ultra-conservative pastor who also arrives on the island on a mission to spread her anti-gay ideology. As Lena’s homophobic crusade progresses she is made to confront her deep seated beliefs. Visually stunning, Children of God was selected for the Closing Night Gala at this year’s London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. Produced from a region not known for gay film, Children of God is also a landmark in the history of world cinema and rookie director Kareem Mortimer is already being tipped as one of the most exciting new talents working in film today. Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

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AND THEN CAME LOLA (15)

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LLGFF. DIR MEGAN SILER, ELLEN SEIDLER. USA 2009. 70 MIN. DATE PRICE

Sun 15th August £7 / £5.50

TIME VENUE

6:10pm Watershed

Talented but distracted photographer Lola is on the verge of success in love and work but could lose it all if she doesn’t get to a vitally important meeting on time. Lola, as usual, is running late. With her job and girlfriend Casey on the line, she has three chances to make everything right. As Lola dashes through the streets and backrooms of San Francisco, time ticks by, and her chances of success diminish. This fast-paced, raunchy comedy is part homage to the cult film Run Lola Run, part Groundhog Day. Lead actress, ‘out’ lesbian Ashleigh Sumner has spent the past months splashed across the media, catch her on screen in this summer’s lesbian must-see. Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

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PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (15) FEATURING A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FROM ‘SING OUT BRISTOL’

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Mon 16th August 7:30pm

PRICE

£7 / £6 + booking fee

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Bristol Hippodrome

Does it get any more fabulous? Pride Bristol descends upon a city landmark for a rare screening of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. This Oscar winning, Golden Globe nominated camp classic was a breakthrough film for the LGBT community. Enjoying success amongst straight and gay audiences alike, Priscilla is one of the most popular openly gay films ever made. The onscreen journey begins when Sydney-based drag queen Mitzi Del Bra (Hugo Weaving) accepts an offer to perform at a hotel resort in Alice Springs. Mitzi persuades fellow performers, the serene, older transsexual, Bernadette Basenger (Terrence Stamp) and the irritating young drag Felicia Goodfellow (Adam Whitely) to join, and the trio hit the road in a large tour bus, the eponymous Priscilla. Colourful, comical, and unexpectedly moving, Priscilla, like ABBA, is timeless. Pride Bristol invites everyone to join this romp across the Australian outback with three of the most glamorous drag queens ever to grace the silver screen. The screening will be preceded by a performance from the LGBT Choir ‘Sing Out Bristol’. Sing Out have performed sell-out shows in London, and at Bristol’s Colston Hall. They are one of the finest LGBT Choirs in the UK and this performance, like the film, will be simply unmissable! Raid your mama’s wardrobe, and drag your friends and workmates along to this spectacular evening. Fancy dress is encouraged, but not necessary. Book online at: www.bristolhippodrome.org.uk, Tel: 0844 847 2325 or 0844 3 727272 (group bookings). In Person: Bristol Hippodrome Box Office.

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RELEASE (18)

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DIR DARREN FLAXSTONE & CHRISTIAN MARTIN. UK 2010. 87 MIN.

DATE

Wed 18th August

TIME

8:40pm

PRICE

£7 / £5.50

VENUE

Watershed

Fresh from the global success of Shank, celebrated local filmmakers Darren Flaxstone and Christian Martin return with the prison-based feature Release. Filmed on location in Bristol, Release is a unique love story that explores the hypocrisy that runs through society, fuelling the hatred and prejudice that blight it. Father Jack Gillie (Daniel Brocklebank) is convicted for a crime that sees the Church abandon him, his congregation desert him and his faith challenged. After rescuing his teenage cellmate Rook (Wayne Virgo) from a beating, Jack becomes a target for the other inmates. Prison officer Martin (Garry Summers) offers protection, a bond develops and the pair embark on a dangerous and illicit affair. As trust grows between them, Jack confesses the truth behind his crime, and as love takes hold, the two men plan their lives together after Jack’s release. Hanging ominously over Martin and Jack’s plans is prison gang leader Max (Bernie Hodges), who is determined to ruin their happiness. This special screening will be followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers themselves. Ticket holders are invited to an exclusive after-party aboard Under the Stars after the film. Under the Stars is a boat and café-bar tethered opposite the Watershed cinema. All guests receive a free glass of wine upon arrival. Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

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SHORTBUS (18)

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DIR JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL. USA 2006. 101 MIN

DATE PRICE

Fri 20th August £7 / £5.50

TIME VENUE

8:30pm Watershed

Pick up a pot of brilliant paint and splash it around, we dare you. Very few films make you exit a cinema seeing the world in brighter colours, but Shortbus is one of them. Originally released in 2006 Shortbus follows the lives of a group of modern New Yorkers as they find their ways through the universal complications of love and sex. A multi-award winner, Shortbus reclaimed sex from the seedy top shelf and exploitative backstreet, stuck its tongue out at the prudes, and delivered it back to the mainstream. Forget Love Actually, Mitchell’s groundbreaking release filmed sex as the comic, tragic, diverse, orgasmic, loving and natural behaviour it is, and won a world of admirers in doing so. With its sharp script, classic soundtrack (Hidden Cameras) and outstanding cast, Shortbus is the perfect opening to the Pride weekend. A large Pre-Pride Party will be held in the Watershed bar (10 pm – 1 am) after the screening. Shortbus ticket-holders get priority entry. Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk


FILMS FOR BREAKFAST

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RECOVER FROM PRIDE DAY WITH FILMS AND A FRY-UP

DATE

Sun 22nd August

PRICE

£5 / £4

TIME

From 11am

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Start The Bus

This year’s official Pride Breakfast is held in the comfy chic of Start The Bus (7-9 Baldwin Street, BS1 1RU). One of the most popular off-scene haunts, Start the Bus is known for its friendly relaxed vibe. Mop up the heavy celebrations of the night-before with a mighty fry-up, or just top up on caffeine. It’s the perfect way to end the week and every breakfast purchased is served with a donation to Pride. This year, in a new venture, Start the Bus will also be hosting the popular girls and boys short film collections (see below). Tickets available online at www.pridebristol.com and on the door.

BOYS ON FILM (N/C 18) TANTALISING TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. 98 MIN.

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HERE COME THE GIRLS (N/C 18)

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GLEEFUL DESIRES. 94 MIN.

Sun 22nd August

DATE

Sun 22nd August

TIME

2:15pm

TIME

12 Noon

PRICE

£5 / £4

PRICE

£5 / £4

VENUE

Start The Bus

VENUE

Start The Bus

A pic ‘n’ mix collection of brief encounters, loneliness and love. Perfect for viewing with mates and always a sell-out at the LLGFF. Boys on Film includes the short films Candy Boy, Protect Me From What I Want, and Lucky Blue.

A fun and fruity mix of short lesbian films. Here Come the Girls (2) features star turns from Jane Lynch (Glee, L word), and includes the glossy titles Memoirs of an Evil Stepmother, Henna Night and Wicked Desire.

Tickets available online at www.pridebristol.com and on the door.

Tickets available online at www.pridebristol.com and on the door.

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GIVE ME YOUR HAND (15) LLGFF. DIR PASCAL-ALEX VINCENT. FRANCE 2008. 80 MIN.

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THE FISH CHILD (18)

Thu 26th August

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8:30pm

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LLGFF. DIR LUCIA PUENZO. ARGENTINA 2009. 96 MIN.

Sat 28th August 6pm

PRICE

£7 / £5.50

PRICE

£7 / £5.50

VENUE

Watershed

VENUE

Watershed

Handsome twins Antoine and Quentin set off on a road trip to their mother’s funeral. The journey brings new social and sexual encounters. These en-route experiences have a transformative effect on the pair, as they gradually comprehend their own emotions, choices and differences.

A pulsating crime thriller from the award-winning director of XXY, The Fish Child tells the story of an illicit affair between rich student Lala and her family’s voluptuous maid Ailin. The plot takes a dark twist when the duo attempts to steal money from Lala’s unscrupulous father.

Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

PLAN B (18)

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LLGFF. DIR MARCO BERGER. ARGENTINA 2009. 80 MIN.

DATE

Sun 29th August

TIME

3pm

PRICE

£7 / £5.50

VENUE

Watershed

OFFICIAL PRIDE TAXIS & MINI BUSES

Bruno devises a strategy to win back his ex-girlfriend by befriending her current boyfriend Pablo, and splitting them up. His plan goes awry when the friendship between the two suitors develops into something neither expected. Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

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‘L’

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PRIDE BRISTOL PRESENTS AN EXHILARATING EVENING OF THEATRE AT CIRCOMEDIA

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DATE

Sat 14th-Sun 15th Aug

TIME

7:30pm

PRICE

£10 / £8 limited conc.

VENUE

Circomedia

The Pride Week evening events open in style with a challenging play combining live music, dance, visuals and circus skills. Produced by talented local choreographer, writer and dancer Charlie George, ‘L’ is a theatrical feast exploring the lives of several women as they struggle with their sexuality, gender and identity. ‘Let the cast transport you to the world of the Sin Palace. A world of lingering eyes and lonely souls. A world that’s louder than music and longer than the night. Enter the lives of Maggie and Ryan as they prepare for their Civil Partnership, look-on as Katie and Lea meet at a bar, watch Cathy wait for Billy and wonder….”what is Billy waiting for?’’’ ‘L’ was created for Pride Bristol by the innovative Dark Island Dance theatre company. The exciting young cast were recently invited to appear at Pride London 2010. Their exclusive taster for ‘L’ was performed, to the astonishment of onlookers, slap-bang in the middle of Soho. ‘L’ is open to all genders and sexualities. Held at the prestigious Circomedia, a stunning converted church and the leading venue for contemporary circus and physical theatre in Europe, ‘L’ promises the audience an evening of audio-visual wonder. The show contains adult themes, and has been given a 16+ rating. Book Online: www.pridebristol.com and Bristol Ticket Shop Tel: 0117 929 9008. Online: www.bristolticketshop.co.uk

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THE PRIDE PUB QUIZ

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17 TUE

JOIN US DOWN THE OMT FOR A RELAXED NIGHT OF FUN, POINTS AND PRIZES DATE PRICE

Tue 17th August £2 per person

TIME

8pm

VENUE

The Old Market Tavern

Which Scandinavian wonders took the Eurovision title in 1974? Round up your teams now for the Old Market Tavern’s Pride Pub Quiz! The Pride Pub Quiz is open to everyone, just turn up in teams of up to four. Given the advance notice, we’re encouraging teamthemed fancy dress (not strictly required). It’s a great event for the LGBT couch potato, perfect for a relaxed night out with pals, and an easy way to do your bit for Pride. The OMT quizmasters promise a fun evening, with great prizes and a donation to Pride Bristol. Get picking your teams, and let battle commence! If you haven’t visited the OMT yet, the quiz could be just the excuse you need. It’s a fine traditional pub in the heart of Bristol’s gay village, with a cosy, wood-panelled interior, gorgeous beer garden and friendly atmosphere. Quiz entry £1/person, just turn up on the night.

OUR STORIES SHARING MEMORIES

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HOSTED BY LGBT HISTORY-OF-BRISTOL

DATE

Tue 17th August

TIME

4:30pm - 6:30pm

PRICE

FREE

VENUE

Bristol Central Library*

Remember the Moulin Rouge and The ‘O’? The Scarlet Coat? Scrap the Section? Holding parties and finding friends? Come along and share your memories of LGBT life in Bristol. Please bring any objects that evoke or illustrate how things were.  Free entry, no booking required, refreshments provided * This event will be held at: Bristol Central Reference Library, College Green, in the ground floor cafe area.

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NEVER THE BRIDE

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PRIDE BRISTOL PRESENTS AN ELECTRIFYING NIGHT OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL

DATE

Tue 17th August

TIME

8pm

PRICE

£10 adv / £12 door

VENUE

The Fleece

‘Nikki Lamborn has the best female rock voice since Janis Joplin and I know what I’m talking about. I knew Janis’ - Roger Daltrey. The Who.

Never the Bride are one of the best rock bands touring today. Vocalist Nikki Lamborn couples an immense voice to an incredible stage presence. One hundred percent committed to blowing away every audience they play in front of, the band have a formidable live reputation. Being a great live band is not the only reason Never The Bride are so highly respected by audiences, critics and musicians alike. Every band member is a virtuoso musician in their own right and professional songwriters Nikki Lamborn and Catherine Feeney are hot property when it comes to penning classics. Dame Shirley Bassey covered their song ‘The Living Tree’, giving the diva her first top ten hit in years, and the duo produced Dame Shirley’s Get The Party Started album. Never The Bride have played alongside legendary rock acts like Alice Cooper, The Who, Robert Plant, The Pretenders, ZZ Top and many more. You may also recognise Nikki as a vocal coach from C4’s Faking It. Support comes from Bristol’s rising soul songstress Katey Brooks. A worthy headliner in her own right, Katey is currently making waves on the UK acoustic scene. Pride Bristol thank out-and-proud front woman Nikki for her support and are delighted to present this electrifying band as part of Pride Week. Advance booking is recommended. ‘Never The Bride are an absolutely brilliant British rock band. They are fantastic on stage, and they’ve really built up a reputation for being one of the best live bands in Britain’ Bob Harris. BBC Radio 2 Purchase via the Pride Website: www.pridebristol.com or through Bristol Ticket Shop. Tel: 0117 9299008. Online: www.bristolticketshop.co.uk

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PRIDE WALK

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SHOW YOUR PRIDE TO THE CITY. JOIN THE PRIDE WALK.

DATE WALK START

Sat 21st August St Augustines Parade

TIME WALK FINISH

12 Noon Castle Park

Pride Day kicks off with an explosion of colour for Bristol’s inaugural Pride Walk. Be colourful, bring banners, dress-up, create themes, express your views, or commemorate friends. Be yourselves, be our rainbow. We set off at 12 noon from the fountains on St. Augustine’s Parade, (opposite the Hippodrome). We’ll stop the traffic as the route takes us along Baldwin Street to Castle Park and the Pride Festival site. Most LGBT groups and LGBT-friendly organisations in the South West are involved. Everyone is invited. If you want to bring a large group please get in touch with our Walks Co-ordinator, Sally Hixson, with details of your plans (fancy dress, bands, banners, bicycles… ) and rough numbers attending. Contact: sally@pridebristol.com Bring your lovely, gorgeous selves and we’ll see you at the starting line!

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THE ENTERPRISE MAIN STAGE The focal point of Pride Day in Castle Park is the main stage. A selection of the finest local, national and international acts bring variety, colour and spectacular performance to the heart of Pride Day.

THE LINEUP 12noon 1pm

DJ Set

Guest Speakers

1:15pm

Sing Out Bristol & the South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus

2:10pm

O’Hooley & Tidow

2:35pm

Fonda Cox

2:40pm

Tray La Trash

2:50pm

Amy Evans

3pm

Chris James Julian Bennett presents

3:20pm

Bootylicious Dance Troup

3:45pm

Boogaloo Stu

3:55pm

Le Gateau Chocolat

4:40pm

Wilder

5:30pm

Nightbus

6:20pm

Sonique

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HEADLINE ACT: SONIQUE Chart-topper and BRIT Award winner Sonique went global when her massive single ‘It feels So Good’ hit number one across UK, Europe and the U.S. Club classics ‘Sky’ and ‘I Put A Spell On You’ continued the chart blitz, establishing Sonique’s unique sound in dance music history. After winning her battle against breast cancer Sonique returned in 2010 with storming high-profile sets at Heaven and London Pride. Don’t miss this iconic figure performing at Pride Bristol.

NIGHTBUS Look out Scissor Sisters, London four piece NightBus are the wildest all night disco party to blaze out of Hackney (via LA) this decade. With gilttering looks and glam hooks, NightBus bring Calvin Harris-meets-Alphabeat anthems to the main stage. Celebrity magnets and hotly tipped by Radio 1, NightBus add a touch of Studio 54 to Pride Day.

GUEST SPEAKERS A handful of the South West’s premier personalities speak passionately about what Pride means to them and how important Pride is for Bristol. Featuring Stephen Williams.

SING OUT BRISTOL & THE SOUTH WALES GAY MEN’S CHOIR The SWGMC cross the border from Cardiff to join the fabulous Sing Out Bristol who are no strangers to the big occasion.


THE ENTERPRISE MAIN STAGE (CONT.) O’HOOLEY & TIDOW Groundbreaking folk from the multi-award winning Belinda O’Hooley (formerly of The Unthanks) and her new musical partner. Delivered with humour and verve.

TRAY LA TRASH Mixing her cheeky caustic brand of humour with her amazing vocal range, Miss Tray La Trash knows how to keep her crowd entertained from start to finish.

CHRIS JAMES Fresh from a slot on the Pride London stage with a Pussycat Doll, homegrown talent Chris James returns to Bristol, bringing brilliant vocals and fresh pop back to the city.

LE GATEAU CHOCOLAT Le Gateau Chocolat is an Opera-singing diva with a penchant for body-hugging lycra and a passion for laughter. A prodigious talent, Le Gateau has even performed at London’s Royal Opera House.

WILDER Radio 1 darlings and Zane Lowe favourites Wilder return to Bristol after a succesful summer. Recently signed to Rough Trade Records, these electroindie kids are set to make it big. Not a show you’ll want to miss.

FONDA COX With a fabulous sense of humor and a top class set of pearls, Fonda Cox is a diva like no other.

AMY EVANS Proud Bristolian vocalist Amy won the national Queer as Talent competition with 3Sixty and is currently working on her first album.

BOOTYLICIOUS PRESENT

SAY MY NAME

Iconic London club night Bootylicious present ‘Say My Name’, Fizzing with energy, exploding with colour Bootylicious are not to be missed.

BOOGALOO STU Legendary nightclub host, singer, DJ and promoter Boogaloo Stu is famed for his nights Shinky Shonky (London) and Dynamite Booglaoo (Brighton). Described by Gaydar as ‘synonymous with outrageous entertainment and pure unadulterated pop music’ Boogaloo promises fun and fabulous frivolity.

JULIAN BENNETT

Guest host Julian Bennett shot to fame as the fashion stylist on ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ (UK)

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PRIDE DAY WOMEN’S ZONE

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IN ASSOCIATION WITH VITAMIN WATER

The best female songwriters and DJ’s are set to entertain you from the women’s stage at Pride Bristol. A relaxed, inclusive space for women of all ages, their friends and family.

DATE

Sat 21st August

TIME

1pm - 7pm

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Ami Kaelyn

Emily Grist

Heg Doughty

Emily Teague

Ruthie T

Lucy Ray

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EMILY GRIST

AMI KAELYN

Young singer songwriter Grist joins us for a rare solo performance away from her band (Emily & The Whisperers). Think lilting electric guitar lines, wistful vocals & sharp lyrics.

Subtle acoustic arrangements frame a voice of uncommon purity.

EMILY TEAGUE

HEG DOUGHTY

Critically acclaimed Teague brings good natured cynicism and her slide guitar to the park.

Heg Doughty’s passionate, soaring vocals, musicalinspired lyrics and accomplished keyboard work recall Joanna Newsom & Regina Spektor.

LUCY RAY

RUTHIE T Music pro Ruthie T brings belting Broadway vocals to the Pride Bristol Women’s Stage. Not to be missed.

A professional musician with over 20 years experience and fans across the UK and US, Lucy Ray has a huge talent, a big voice and a cheeky grin.

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Lost Children

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PRIDE DAY MEN’S ZONE

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IN ASSOCIATION WITH GAYDAR

The party starts in the Gaydar Men’s Zone. dance, flirt, strut, chill-out or chat in this buzzing part of the park. Top local and national DJs work the decks to build the atmosphere throughout the day.

DATE

Sat 21st August

TIME

1pm - 7pm

MAP REFERENCE

2

NEW CITY SOUND

COME TO DADDY

The internationally acclaimed DJ outfit NCS have played everywhere from Café Del Mar to Ministry of Sound and MTV. Top DJ Simon Lloyd brings funky, electronic and club house, club classics and rare groove to the Gaydar Men’s Zone.

Over the past decade Mitch’s night Come to Daddy (C2D) has taken the UK by storm. Originally aimed at the more manly man, the C2D attitude-free approach has broad appeal. C2D DJs spin an eclectic mix of classic 70s and 80s dance, pop, NRG and booty shaking chart hits.

KISS DJS NATHAN THOMSON & ANT NICHOL The boys from Kiss abandon the airwaves and bring their skills to Pride. Featuring Super Scene DJs Nathan Thomson (PUSH Resident) and Ant Nichols (Decadence/Pucka).

Pride Bristol thank Gaydar for their support. Gaydar’s websites (Gaydar Nation, Gaydar Radio, Gaydar Guys and Gaydar Girls) are among the largest lifestyle sites in the world. Gaydar support UK Prides including London and Manchester Pride and sponsor the Pier Dance at New York Pride.

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VIP AREA

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IN ASSOCIATION WITH DICK LOVETT (Bristol) MINI

DATE MAP REFERENCE

Sat 21st August

TIME

1pm - 7pm

8

Snuggled in amongst the castle ruins is the exclusive Pride VIP area. Join the VIP festival Partners and special guests at the private Champagne Bar. Pride Bristol are proud to announce MINI as area hosts. Despite its outstanding road-holding MINI has never been afraid to veer from the straight and narrow. And MINI’s striking design has taken their iconic cars everywhere from street to silver screen. The Dick Lovett team will be on hand with exclusive limited edition cars. This intimate space provides the chance for the Pride partners and guests to unwind over one of the special Pride cocktails prepared by Bristol’s finest cocktail flairers. If you’re looking for the chance to treat yourself - become a VIP member and we’ll have the champagne on ice... VIP entry includes exclusive passes to all the afterparties, interested parties should contact VIP@pridebristol.com FFI.


The leading social and networking group for gay professionals Join Members Bristol on the last wednesday of every month, goldbrick house www.members-bristol.co.uk

Connect with likeminded women in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere Join Indigo Bristol on the third thursday of every month, goldbrick house Find us on Facebook


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COMMUNITY TENT

The Community Tent The Community Tent @ Castle Park: @ Castle Park: PRIDE IN LOCAL SERVICES

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Pride Pride in in local local services services

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Information | Employment | Services

Local services, whether voluntary or statutory, provide a pivotal role in supporting lesbian gay Local services, whether voluntary or statutory, provide a pivotal role in supporting lesbian gay bisexual and transgender communities across the country. bisexual and transgender communities across the country. The Community Tent is the heart of Pride and provides a safe covered space for you to visit some of The Community is the heart this of Pride and provides a safe covered space for you to visit some of the services thatTent helped support year’s Pride Bristol. the services that helped support this year’s Pride Bristol. From voluntary organisations and emergency services to local authorities come and find out what From voluntary organisations and issues. emergency services to local authorities come and find out what they are doing to champion LGBT they are doing to champion LGBT issues.    

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PRIDE DAY TRANS TENT

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A WELCOMING SAFE SPACE FOR TRANS PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIENDS DATE MAP REFERENCE

Sat 21st August

TIME

1pm - 7pm

5

Following on from the Gender Trouble Pre-Pride event at the Watershed, the trans events continue into Pride Day. The Trans Tent features a range of interactive activities, entertainment and information points. A safe and friendly space, the Trans Tent hosts poetry and spoken word from celebrated national trans speakers including Roz Kavenny. Expect music from Oestrogenix, Kristofski and more. The support group Western Boys will also be in attendance. Get your nails done at the nail bar, try on a fake moustache, pick up a zine, or pin yourself on our gender spectrum. The trans tent welcomes everyone with an open mind and a friendly outlook. A changing room will be provided within the tent, a well briefed and responsible security presence will ensure that the area is safe and welcoming for attendees.

PRIDE DAY YOUTH ZONE

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ACTIVITIES FOR 13 - 19 YEAR OLDS

DATE MAP REFERENCE

Sat 21st August

TIME

1pm - 7pm

6

Pride events have always been motivated by the political passion and energy of young people. Join Freedom Youth (13 – 19 yrs) Bristol’s LGBT youth group at the biggest Pride event the city has ever seen. The Youth Zone is a hive of activity. Discover theatrical face painting, spray tattoo art and body painting and get involved with the nearby live art project run by Bristol Draw. The Youth Zone also hosts young people’s information stalls and a youth-run rainbow merchandise stall. The young people’s open mic stage offers poetry, speeches, music, performance and the chance to have your say. The Youth Zone is open to all young people at Pride Bristol 2010, make sure you drop by.

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29-30 Old Market St, BS2 0HB

1 The Big Pride Party

4 Liberty (Women)

10 Pride Karaoke Party

2 Wonderland

5 Wrapped (Men)

11 Old Castle Pride

3 Pucka Pride Circus

6 The Pride Pop Party

12 Griffin Pride Disco

25 West St, BS2 0DF

Silver St, BS1 2PY

9 Frogmore St, BS1 5NA

10 St Nicholas St, BS1 1UQ

7 Lawrence Hill, BS5 0BY

16 West St, BS2 0DF

53 Old Market St, BS2 0ER

46 Gloucester Lane, BS2 0DP

40 Colston St, BS1 5AP


AFTERPARTY LISTINGS THE BIG PRIDE PARTY VENUE

MAP REF: 1 Flamingos

WONDERLAND VENUE

TIME

10pm - 8am

TIME

PRICE

£10 / £8 nus

PRICE

MAP REF: 2 The Old Fire Station 9pm - 3am

£6 limited early bird / £8 adv / £10 door

Massive Pride After Party feat. Kelly Lorena and ‘The One & Only’ Chesney Hawkes. Arena 1: Pop, Dance & R&B. Arena 2: Dark & Dirty Electro with BURN. Tickets: Available on the door, £1 from every ticket goes to Pride Bristol.

WONKY & MUTiNY present the Alternative After Party. With music & magical décor across four spaces. Feat. Indie-Pop, Hip-Hop/Dubstep, Riot Grrl & Cosmic Disco. Tickets: Bristol Ticket Shop, the Pride Website, & on the door. £1 from every ticket goes to Pride Bristol.

PUCKA PRIDE CIRCUS

LIBERTY (WOMEN)

VENUE TIME PRICE

MAP REF: 3 Queenshilling 10pm - 5am £6 / £9 for 10 drinks

MAP REF: 4

VENUE

Day & Night

TIME

10pm - 1am

PRICE

£6 adv

Steve Jones & Ant Nichols mixing the best in chart & dance alongside special guest freestyler MC Danny Hilton and all the fun of the fair! Tickets: Available on the door.

Bristol’s biggest women’s night does a one off special for Pride Bristol! Expect R&B mixed with funky grooves and special guests. A night not to be missed! BBQ before the night. Tickets: Advance tickets available from Bristol Ticket Shop.

WRAPPED (MEN)

THE PRIDE POP PARTY

VENUE TIME PRICE

MAP REF: 5 Trinity Centre 10pm - 4am £10 adv / £12 door

VENUE TIME PRICE

MAP REF: 6 Retreat 8pm - 2am FREE

3 clubs, 1 night! Primal, Gear and Come To Daddy (supported by HOT) team up to bring you two floors of banging fun. PLUS College Boy LIVE ON STAGE!! Tickets: Advance tickets available from Bristol Bear Bar, The OMT, Club Primal, Gear and Come to Daddy.

A fun night of commercial dance, pop, R&B & party anthems, with DJ Mr Girls Aloud.  Crazy Drinks Offers on the spinning wheel, and drinks from £1 all night long! Donations towards Pride Bristol are welcome.

PALACE PRIDE CABARET

MAP REF: 7

BARE ESSENTIALS

VENUE

The Palace

VENUE

TIME PRICE

12pm - 4am FREE

The most outrageous bar in the village goes all out for Pride Bristol and brings you top cabaret all night long! Donations towards Pride Bristol are welcome.

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TIME PRICE

MAP REF: 8 Bristol Bear Bar 10pm - 4am FREE

Bristol’s ‘Home of the Bears’ bring you yet another fantastic night for Pride Bristol. Tonight see’s Bare Essentials – the music goes up and the lights go down..... Donations towards Pride Bristol are welcome.


AFTER PARTY LISTINGS (CONT.) OMT

MAP REF: 9

VENUE

Old Market Tavern

TIME

7pm - 2am

PRICE

FREE

PRIDE KARAOKE PARTY

MAP REF: 10

VENUE

The Lounge

TIME PRICE

8pm - 1:30am £6 before 11pm, £12 after

Great Pub! Great Atmosphere! Saturday see’s a special Pride BBQ at 10pm, Burgers and Hot dogs: £1.00 all proceeds to Pride. Sunday sees you get £1 off Sunday lunch when you buy a Pride ribbon.

With the usual chilled atmosphere Saturday night is karaoke night! With great drinks promos all night. Free shot when you buy a Pride ribbon. Donations towards Pride Bristol are welcome.

OLD CASTLE PRIDE

GRIFFIN PRIDE DISCO

VENUE TIME

MAP REF: 11 Old Castle Green 8pm - 4am

PRICE

FREE

In the centre of the Old Market village the Old Castle Green offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with regular drinks promotions. Donations towards Pride Bristol are welcome.

MAP REF: 12

VENUE

The Griffin

TIME

4pm - Late

PRICE

FREE

At the oldest gay bar in Bristol, every night is a party night! Saturday is certainly no exception with great drinks promos and a special Pride Karaoke and Disco! Donations towards Pride Bristol are welcome.

PRIDE BREAKFAST SUN 22 AUG | From 11am | START THE BUS Featuring Boys & Girls Short Films Girls 12pm | Boys 2.15pm

SEE PAGE 16 FOR DETAILS


Sat 21 Aug | 10pm - 8am | £10 / £8NUS

THE FLAMINGOS PRIDE AFTER PARTY

Flamingos, 25 West Street, Old Market ARENA 1 : LIVE PA’S BY KELLY LORRENA (N TRANCE) PLUS ‘THE ONE & ONLY’ CHESNEY HAWKES. RESIDENT DJ’S PLAYING COMMERCIAL POP, DANCE & R&B & PARTY ANTHEMS. ARENA 2 : ‘BURN’ -DARK & DIRTY ELECTRO WITH TOP UK DJ’S.


Veolia Environmental Services is proud to support

Pride Bristol 2010 As the UK’s leading recycling and waste management company, we offer an impressive range of waste management solutions and services to commercial businesses.

For commercial waste enquiries, please contact Freefone: 0845 6060 460 Website: www.veolia.co.uk


QUEER FICTION: STELLA DUFFY, PAUL BURSTON, RHONA CAMERON & JACK WOLF

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AWARD WINNING WRITERS BRING THEIR WORDS TO THE HARBOUR

Pride Bristol welcomes the internationally acclaimed authors Stella Duffy, Paul Burston and Rhona Cameron to the Arnolfini for a literary feast. Jack Wolf, an exciting new talent and local writer completes the line-up. The evening’s format sees the writers read from their current work, take questions from the audience and engage in a lively topical panel discussion. Tickets from the Arnolfini Box Office - Tel: 01179172300 Buy online at: ww.arnolfini.org.uk

DATE

Wed 18th August

TIME

7pm

PRICE

£10

VENUE

The Arnolfini

STELLA DUFFY Stella Duffy is the author of twelve critically admired novels including the Orange Prize nominated State of Happiness, The Room of Lost Things and the popular Saz Martin detective series. A playwright and leading broadsheet columnist, Stella arrives in Bristol on the crest of a wave of rave reviews for her new novel Theodora, Actress, Empress, Whore. Stonewall Writer of the Year 2008

PAUL BURSTON Paul Burston is an author and journalist whose works include the acclaimed novels Shameless, Star People, Lovers & Losers and The Gay Divorcee. Paul is a frequent contributor to TV and radio shows including Newsnight and The One Show, and currently edits the gay and lesbian section of Time Out magazine. ‘Gay London’s Jane Austen... a fearless chronicler of modern gay life’ - The Independent on Sunday

RHONA CAMERON Rhona Cameron’s move into writing from stand up comedy has been seamless, her memoir 1979-A Big Year In A Small Town and first novel The Naked Drinking Club were extremely well received by both press and public. Rhona is currently working on a new novel. ‘Eccentric, feisty and very funny’ - The Guardian

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JACK WOLF Jack Wolf recently graduated from the Bath Spa University Creative Writing MA course and was immediately signed by leading literary agency Janklow and Nesbit. Jack is working on hys first novel The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones.

Authors will be signing copies of their work after the event.

All ticket holders are invited to an after party on Under the Stars, the boat-turned-cafĂŠ-bar moored along the quay, opposite the Watershed. Entry is free and includes a complimentary glass of wine.

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A QUICK WORD FROM BETHANY BLACK How did you find your way into stand-up comedy? I’d always wanted to be a stand-up comedian, but never thought I could do it. I thought comedians came up with everything off the top of their head on stage. I always thought comedians were older too – then I saw Josie Long win the BBC stand-up competition when she was 16 and I thought, “I can do that”. Do you have a day job too? What is it? I’m really bad at day jobs, that’s why I do this. I got fired from 13 day jobs in a year once, which is the point at which you start to think, “Maybe it’s not them, maybe it’s me that’s a dick.” What’s the best thing about stand-up? Not having to get up in the morning. What’s the worst thing about it? Spending 36 hours a week driving on your own in a car that gradually fills up with empty bottles and crisp packets. Who or what inspires you most as a stand-up? Richard Pryor, Robin Ince and Russell Brand all inspire me, because they talk (and talked) honestly about stuff that matters to them personally and politically. I think honesty is a great tool with which to connect with people. Bethany Black will be performing at Metropolis on Aug 19 and Gender Trouble at the Watershed on Aug 20 Interview conducted by g3 Magazine - www.g3mag.co.uk


RHONA CAMERON AND BETHANY BLACK

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19 THU

DATE

Thu 19th August

TIME

8pm (doors 6.30pm)

PRICE

£16

VENUE

Metropolis - Cheltenham Rd

Rhona Cameron is one of the finest stand-up comedians in the world. She first made a massive impact on the comedy scene in 1992 after winning the Channel 4 ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ award. A decade of sell out UK tours and Edinburgh Fringe shows followed, during which time, her wry, subtle observational humour saw Rhona develop a loyal fan base. “She had a willing audience eating out of her hands...magical” Time Out You’ve probably seen Rhona on numerous TV shows including Have I Got News For You, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Graham Norton, Jonathan Ross, Parkinson, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Celebrity Wife Swap. A versatile performer, Rhona’s stage turns include stints in the Vagina Monologues in the West End and a national tour of Grumpy Old Women. “A braveheart in her choice of material and more important, she’s funny.” The Independent Rhona took a four year break from stand-up and only returned to the stage in 2007. Her comeback saw her sell out three weeks at the legendary Gilded Balloon in Edinburgh. Rhona hasn’t performed stand up in Bristol for many years and Pride Bristol are delighted to have booked her for this one off show. Bethany Black is often described as “Britain’s only Goth, lesbian, transsexual comedian”. They may be accurate but such labels miss the point. Primarily Bethany is funny; rip-snortingly, tear-inducingly, drinkchokingly funny. Facing demons head-on, her daring sets deal with dark and controversial subjects, including suicide, abortion and infidelity. “Bethany’s material is as black as her eye shadow and her delivery as dead-pan as a Goth at a garden centre”.

Tickets from the Metropolis Box Office. Tel: 0117 909 6655 (12 noon – 5 pm). Buy online at: www.metropolisbristol.co.uk

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GENDER TROUBLE

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JOIN PRIDE BRISTOL FOR A NIGHT OF GENDER EXPLORATION. EVERYONE WELCOME.

DIAGNOSING DIFFERENCE DEBUNKING THE MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT TRANSGENDER IDENTITIES DATE PRICE

Fri 20th August £7 / £5.50

TIME

6:40pm

VENUE

Watershed - Waterside 3

What makes a boy a boy, or a girl a girl, and how do we treat those who feel different? Diagnosing Difference is a full-length documentary featuring interviews with 13 diverse scholars, activists and artists about the impact and implications of the Gender Identity Disorder Diagnosis (GID) on their lives and communities. Using the diagnosis as a departure point, the participants debunk myths and misconceptions about transgender identities, challenge stereotypes, and offer educative insight into the terms and language used to describe transgender lives. This groundbreaking film is the first to explore the impact of GID diagnosis on people who identify on the trans spectrum using their own words and images. FFI see: www.gidthemovie.com Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

GENDER TROUBLE Q&A PANEL WHAT IS GENDER? WHAT DOES IT MEAN? DATE PRICE

Fri 20th August £7 / £5.50

TIME VENUE

8:30pm Watershed - Waterside 3

Join us for a discussion about gender, gender identity, and transgender and transexual pride. The event features high profile panellists including writer and activist Roz Kaveney (The Independent, The Times), National Trans Youth Co-ordinator Finn Greig (Gendered Intelligence) and award-winning comedienne Bethany Black. The discussion will be an open place for both members of the community, and others to speak freely about issues surrounding gender identity. Book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets from the Watershed Box Office. Tel: 0117 9275100. Buy online at: www.watershed.co.uk

Waterside 1 and 2 will be screening a free art display and a ground-breaking new media project featuring trans voices from around the globe. ALL TICKET HOLDERS ARE GIVEN PRIORITY ENTRY TO THE OFFICIAL PRE-PRIDE PARTY IN THE WATERSHED CAFÉ BAR AFTER THE SCREENING

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The Official

PRE-PRIDE PARTY Fri 20 Aug | 10pm - 1am DJs | Live Music | Drag | Fancy Dress | Gender Bending | Cabaret

FREE ENTRY - PRIORTY GIVEN TO GENDER TROUBLE & SHORTBUS TICKET HOLDERS

AC DISCO FUNKY - VOCAL - PROGRESSIVE - HOUSE 3DJ’S FROM LONDON BRIGHTON & MANCHESTER £3 ENTRY INCLUDES DONATION TO PRIDE FRI 20 AUG | 10PM - 4AM TRINITY CENTRE - TRINITY RD, BRISTOL BS2 0NW | EVERYONE WELCOME

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Proud partners of Pride Bristol 2010

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THE PEOPLE WHO MADE PRIDE HAPPEN: WE MEET SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO’VE WORKED TIRELESSLY TO BUILD BRISTOL A PRIDE FOR THE FUTURE

DR ANNA RUTHERFORD Pride Director Dr Anna Rutherford left a successful career as a research scientist to establish a significant and sustainable Pride for Bristol. An all-rounder, Anna also has a strong Arts background, she’s organised many gigs and club nights, done a stint on radio, and works as a film and music journalist. Anna brings a passion for social equality, a passion for culture, a scientist’s strategy and a creative streak to Pride.

DARYN J CARTER Daryn J Carter, also a Pride Director, worked at the BBC in the recruitment and equalities division until earlier this year when he joined team Pride. Daryn is the resident Eurovision and Eighties pop expert and has already organised successful fundraising events along these lines. Devastated that Bananarama weren’t free to perform this year, he has set his sights on an 80’s takeover for 2011.

AMY WILSON Amy Wilson is Pride Bristol’s marketing and online whiz. She has a wealth of marketing experience and what she doesn’t know about the power of social media can be written on the back of a matchbox. A keen samba player, cyclist and all round live-wire, Amy also promotes club nights and events in Bristol.

SIMON NELSON Pride Community Lead, Simon Nelson, shares his experience of previous Pride festivals with the team and acts as a steadying source of advice. Currently working at Bristol City Council, and formerly of the Terrence Higgins Trust, Simon has been involved in London Pride and St Paul’s Carnival.

DYLAN GLYNN Design guru and Trans lead Dylan brings dry humour, Macs and Muji notebooks to team Pride. Warm and approachable, Dylan has played a key role in pushing forward some of the most difficult, yet fundamental aspects of Pride Bristol 2010.

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PRIDE BRISTOL T-SHIRTS WEAR WITH PRIDE

ARE YOU PROUD? COMMEMORATE BRISTOL’S FIRST MAJOR PRIDE WITH AN OFFICIAL T-SHIRT T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW FROM THE PRIDE BRISTOL WEBSITE. YOU CAN ALSO GET ONE AT PRIDE DAY : 21 AUG 2010 WWW.PRIDEBRISTOL.COM

THANK YOU PRIDE BRISTOL COULDN’T HAVE HAPPENED WITHOUT... Adam Davidson, Alan Palmer, Alethia Van Heir, Alex Hood, Alexandra Hofgartner, Alice Sparey, Alison Yeandle, Amber Andrews, Amy Hunter, Amy Cooper, Amy Hunter, Andre Pattenden, Andy Blackburn, Andy Thomas, Anna Grear, Antony Grimley, Babs McPhail, Bea Hitchman, Becca Luger, Ben Mosley, Ben Paxton, Benn Harrison, Bernie Hodges, Bonnie Tyler, Bristol Bisons RFC, Bristol Panthers FC, Bryan Wilson, Build a Bear, Carley Stubbs, Carly Pearce, Catt Turney, Ceri Lowe-Petraske, Charlie George, Charlotte Bailey, Charlotte Bossick, Chris Farr, Chris Bryce, Chris Curtis, Chris Dykes, Christian Martin, Clare Richardson, Danny Mathers, Danny Parish, Darryl Bullock, Dave Trew, David Robertson, David Robinson, Dean Millar, Debbie Porter, Deborah Withers, Dorota Filipowicz, Emily Bray, Emily Munday, Emma Bentley, Evie Calcutt, Fraser Cook, Freddie Daw, Gareth Taylor, Gary Rodin, Graham MacVoy, Hannah Quinn. Hannah Parkey, Jacob Casseldon, James Lancashire, Jamie Jelly, Janie Digby, Jason Darcy, Jasper Montana, Jay Medway, Jen, Jo McDonald, Joanna Heal, Joanna Crowson, Joe Cheyne, Joe Spurgeon, John McBride, Jon Hurst, Julia Vita, Kate Wildman, Kim Hackett, Kim Le Blanc, Kitchens, Kitt Waring, Kris Hubley, Laura Shields, Laura Street, Leah Churchill, Leigh-Ann Clarke, Leighton De Burca, Lewis Spindlove, Logan Blackburn, Louise Trimby, Lovette Thomas, Lucy Rae, Lucy Bishop, Lydia Wilder, Lynn Williams, Maddy Probst, Madeleine Jeanrenaud, Ma jor Suttle-Tease, Matt O’Brien, Matthew Lee Knowles, Michelle McMorrow, Milz Dissanayake, Mitch C2D, Nat Lima, Natalie Diaper, Natasha McDonnell Woods, Nathan Thomson, Oli Gosling, Ollie Crook Paul Vincent, Peter Begen, Polly Theedom, Richard Stewart, Richard Whittle, Robin Lawrie, Robin CorserLangford, Roisin Brogan, Ronan De Burca, Rosa Middleton, Rosie Halton, Rosie Buckland, Ross Harrison, Roxy Butler, Roy Towler, Ruth Trimnell, Ryan McGraffin, Sally Hixson, Sam Alexander, Sam McLaughlin, Sam Giles, Sam Pearson, Sian Taylder, Sophie Burton, Sophie Shaw, Stewart Hall, Stephen Williams MP, Stuart Barry, Stuart Hayles, Suzanne Doyle, Tim Bailey, Tom Sparey, Tonia Harding, Trish Hodson, Vasilia Themis, Vera Castiglione, Zoe Blackmore And to anyone else we may have missed, a thousand thank you’s for your help.


PRIDE WEEK PLANNER SAT 14TH

Event Title

Venue / Location

Pride Bristol Sports Day

The Downs

Pride Goes Shopping

Cabot Circus / City Centre

Children Of God

Type / Page

SPORT

7

SHOPPING

9

Watershed

FILM

10

‘L’

Circomedia

THEATRE

18

And Then Came Lola

Watershed

FILM

11

‘L’

Circomedia

THEATRE

18

MON 16TH

Priscilla Queen of the Desert Feat. Sing Out Bristol

The Bristol Hippodrome

FILM

13

TUE 17TH

The Pride Pub Quiz

The Old Market Tavern

QUIZ

21

Our Stories, Sharing Memories

Bristol Central Library

HISTORY

21

Never The Bride

The Fleece

MUSIC

22

Release

Watershed

FILM

14

Queer Fiction (Feat. Stella Duffy, Paul Burston & Rhona Cameron)

The Arnolfini

LITERATURE

44

Move Over Darling

The Arnolfini

THEATRE

19

Rhona Cameron & Bethany Black

Metropolis - Cheltenham Rd

COMEDY

47

Shortbus

Watershed

FILM

15

Gender Trouble

Watershed

TRANS

48

The Official Pre-Pride Party

Watershed

EVENT

49

AC DISCO Pre-Pride Party

Trinity

EVENT

6

Pride Day Festival

Castle Park

PRIDE DAY

23

Pride Walk

Start: St Augustines Parade

PRIDE DAY

23

The Afterparties

Various

PRIDE DAY

36

The Official Breakfast

Start The Bus

EVENT

16

Girls Shorts

Start The Bus

FILM

16

Boys Shorts

Start The Bus

FILM

16

SUN 15TH

WED 18TH

THU 19TH

FRI 20TH

SAT 21ST PRIDE DAY

SUN 22ND


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