Events & festivals

Bristol has some excellent LGBTQ+ events throughout the year including one of the best Pride events in the UK every July.

In 2021, The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that our Pride events have had to adapt their offerings. Please take a look below and for more information on what's on in Bristol (and online) head to our what's on in Bristol page.

We are a festival capital and the LGBTQ+ offer is not to be overlooked, offering a unique fusion culture. All are welcome and everyone is free to be themselves.

The events scene in Bristol is intimate, fun and cutting-edge with top acts from all over the world, including DJ’s from Berghain Club, Drag acts from Ru Pauls Drag race as well as local acts who style embodies Bristol's fusion culture.

For comprehensive event listings visit LGBTQ+ Bristol or Out Bristol's Gay Events or Festival pages.

LGBTQ+ events in Bristol 2021

Date Event

28 September - 2 October 2021

Priscilla Queen of the Desert at Bristol Hippodrome

8 - 12 September 2021

The Palace International Film Festival 2021

16 July 2021

Bristol Pride Presents: Dragprov Revue at The Bristol Improv Theatre

11 July 2021

Pride Games Night at The Bristol Improv Theatre

3 - 8 July 2021

Bristol Pride Presents: Murder, He Didn't Write at The Wardrobe Theatre

3 - 16 July 2021

Bristol Pride

3 - 4 July 2021

Weston-Super-Mare Pride

27 June - 7 August 2021

LGBTQ+ Faces of Bristol at the Tobacco Factory

24 February 2021

LGBTQ+ History Month: The history of gender in sport with M Shed

15 & 17 February 2021

Junior Drawing School with the RWA

10 February 2021

LGBTQ+ History Month: Michael Dillon – Trans pioneer with M Shed

10 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: Dr Paul Baker talk on the history of Polari with University of Bristol

4 February 2021

LGBTQ+ History Month: Muslim views on queer relationships over time with M Shed

4 February 2021

'It's a Sin' series review with Queer Vision

1 - 16 February 2021

 LGBT+ History Month with UWE Bristol

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