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London Pride 2022: Events That Celebrate Queer Culture
London Pride 2022: Events That Celebrate Queer Culture
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The largest LGBTQIA+ celebration in the UK arrives at the beginning of July, but there are plenty of ways to honour the moment before the Pride in London parade marches along ​​Piccadilly. Learn about (and immerse yourself in) queer culture at festivals, parties, walking tours and more amazing London Pride events curated by a local expert.
London Pride 2022: Events That Celebrate Queer Culture
London Pride 2022: Events That Celebrate Queer Culture
London Pride 2022: Events That Celebrate Queer Culture
London Pride 2022: Events That Celebrate Queer Culture
Collection by Eventbrite
The largest LGBTQIA+ celebration in the UK arrives at the beginning of July, but there are plenty of ways to honour the moment before the Pride in London parade marches along ​​Piccadilly. Learn about (and immerse yourself in) queer culture at festivals, parties, walking tours and more amazing London Pride events curated by a local expert.
The largest LGBTQIA+ celebration in the UK arrives at the beginning of July, but there are plenty of ways to honour the moment before the Pride in London parade marches along ​​Piccadilly. Learn about (and immerse yourself in) queer culture at festivals, parties, walking tours and more amazing London Pride events curated by a local expert.

Textiles are more than just pieces of fabric — they hold stories and help bind communities, as you’ll see at this free art exhibition exploring queer expression through textile art. There's also a celebratory event on June 26, marking the 50th anniversary of Pride in London.

This fun-filled Pride festival celebrates local queer talent around East London’s Walthamstow — and it's open to all. Some of the many activities include an exhibition of reimagined film posters, comedy and cabaret shows galore, and a day of wellness and crafting on Sunday.

Do Pride properly by hunkering down at this popular East London boozer, where you'll be treated to a night of queer performances. The schedule features drag performers, cabaret, live music, and uptempo DJ sets, all accompanied by a vast choice of top-notch drinks options.

Catch brand new theatre shows by queer writers at this series, which presents a new show each week that’s been developed by a writer, director, and actors. Expect anything from comedy to horror to drama to spoken word, and stay to provide audience feedback post-performance.

Hear stories of drag queens during the 1700s, secret meetups in the 1920s, and Soho’s connection with LGBTQIA+ communities, as you learn about 2000 years of London's queer history on a guided tour. You'll also hear how equality has advanced over the decades — but not for all.

A special edition of this LGBTQ+ spoken word event celebrating Pride, featuring poetry, performance, and open mic shenanigans. The lineup includes climate change researcher and poetry slam pro Dr Robin Lamboll, London Queer Writers member K. Blair, and host Hannah Chutzpah.

Whether you’re a voracious reader or rarely pick up a book, there’s a place for you at this monthly group for queer and Black people. Literature, poetry, and plays by African, Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx people is the focus, accompanied by art and occasional film screenings.

Hear the lyrical talents of 20 poets, writers, musicians, and other creatives at an open mic night that pays tribute to Pride month. Established names rub shoulders with newer performers, and anyone arriving before 7.30pm is entered into a free raffle with great prizes.

Delve into the history and future of LGBTQIA+ activism by looking at UK Pride's evolution ahead of the event's 50th anniversary. The conversation will be led by drag queen, author, and "RuPaul’s Drag Race" fave Bimini, as well as Paul Baker, a professor at Lancaster University.

East London fashion store West Carolina is inviting one and all to its free garden party to celebrate Pride. It’s a chance to enjoy a relaxed (and free) drink or two, network, make new friends, and dance to DJ sets.

Iconic London venue and charity The House of St Barnabas throws its annual Pride bash, and it promises to be another wild and entertaining shindig. Holly Stars hosts the evening, featuring performances by drag kings and queens, plus live music and party-starting DJ sets.

Watch hip Brooklynite Shirin getting to grips with her sexuality while also trying to please her traditional Persian family in director Desiree Akhavan’s 2014 debut film. It’s a funny, sharp, and edgy watch, with Desiree playing the lead role herself.

South London’s Catford throws its first Pride event, hosted at cultural centre and community hub Catford Mews. As with all happenings at this multi-functional venue, it’ll be an inclusive affair, and packed with music and performance.

This regular exercise class is hosted by an LGBTQIA+ fitness group, creating a relaxed space for people to exercise confidently. The Friday classes focus on mobility and movement, showing you how to stretch your core, increase mobility strength, and improve posture.

It's been 50 years since the first London Pride, so celebrate in style at this fun-filled weekender. Live music, DJ sets, performances, workshops, and drag artists are all on the agenda, plus loads more events and acts to be announced before the event.