Events & festivals

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

In 2020, The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that our Pride events have had to adapt their offerings to online and virtual events. 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 2020

Date Event

1 - 16 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month with UWE Bristol

4 February 2021

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

4 February 2021

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

10 February 2021

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

10 February 2021

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

15 & 17 February 2021

Junior Drawing School with the RWA

24 February 2021

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

10 July 2021

Bristol Pride Day

3 - 4 July 2021

Weston-Super-Mare Pride

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