Help us make a difference

There many ways to get involved with UK Black Pride; from volunteering, to promoting your cause or business with a stall, or showing your organisation’s commitment with sponsorship.

 

A celebration of united diversity

UK Black Pride is the only LGBT community Pride event to be genuinely designed, delivered and led by the full diversity of Black LGBT people.

 
 

#DuckieFamily reclaims carnival’s hidden queer roots

#DuckieFamily reclaims carnival’s hidden queer roots QTIPOC + PERFORMANCE + FILM + DJs + DANCE + ALL AH WE IS ONE Saturday 3 June, 8pm – 3am at Rich Mix in London. Saturday night we queer carnival culture and we leh go with performance, DJs, films, soca & dancehall. QTIPOC artists on stage, screen and…

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May 17, 2017

Pride Matters: Bisi Alimi

Bisi Alimi ‘Angelic troublemaker incarnate’ During my first visit to a gay club in London with my cousin, I enjoyed the beautiful moments of being free to be me, but I still felt some anxiety in my mind. I had attended my fair share of gay parties in Lagos, Nigeria, but those always ended with…

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May 14, 2017

UK Black Pride launch ‘Past, Present, Future…Love Happens Here’ themed music festival on 9 July 2017

UK Black Pride launch ‘Past, Present, Future…Love Happens Here’ themed music festival on 9 July 2017 Press Release For Immediate Release London, 9 May 2017 UK Black Pride music festival to be held on Sunday 9 July 2017   Free event will run from 12:00–21:00 at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, London Award-winning UK Black Pride –…

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May 9, 2017

Pride Matters: Nadia Gilani

Nadia Gilani Journalist & Media manager/Comms professional A big memory from my first Pride, is sitting on a kerb in Old Compton Street, feeling drunk, vaguely euphoric and wondering how the hell I’d ended up there. The “scene” wasn’t very me but it was all I had. I also wasn’t a massive drinker – when you’re…

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May 7, 2017

Pride Matters: Munroe Bergdorf

Munroe Bergdorf DJ, Actress, Model, Activist Pride made me realise how diverse we are… My first Pride was Brighton Pride in 2005. I couldn’t really believe how many people there were. I identified as gay at the time and you could feel the good vibes in the air. There are not many events where people…

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April 30, 2017

Pride Matters: Sabah Choudrey

Sabah Choudrey Trans Youth Worker, Speaker, Writer, Activist “The first time I went to UK Black Pride I was nervous. I was brought up thinking that to be queer you had to be white and I never spoke about the colour of my skin in the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) spaces I lived…

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April 23, 2017

QTIPOC NIGHTLIFE- LONDON

QTIPOC Nightlife – London A panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities of QTIPOC clubland produced by UK Black Pride, opened by Biggy C and chaired by Lady Phyll, with a mix of nightlife entrepreneurs and activists. Night Czar Amy Lamé joins Promoters Thomas (Bootylicious) Yvonne (SuperSonic) Vogue scene entrepreneur and dancer Jay-Jay Revlon, DJs…

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April 23, 2017

Season’s Greetings from UK Black Pride

Season’s Greetings from UK Black Pride Mary, Joseph, and Jesus  are some of the UK-based African, Asian, Arab and Caribbean heritage people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) or allies, that have benefitted from UK Black Pride’s year-round programme of activities which culminated in a free music festival of empowerment for 5,000 people…

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December 30, 2016

SISTA! Anthology: Lady Phyll & Team Angelica Seeking Submissions

SISTA! Anthology: Lady Phyll & Team Angelica Seeking Submissions Researching online recently, I was amazed to find with the exception of the legendary Valerie Mason-John’s 1997 interview collection, ‘Making Black Waves’, that there has never been an anthology of black lesbian writing in the UK, ever. I thought this quite startling, as I know so…

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December 28, 2016

AFROPUNK LONDON : POWER TO THE PARTY

UK Black Pride supports AFROPUNK LONDON 2016 AFROPUNK LONDON – 24th SEPTEMBER 2016 ALEXANDRA PALACE Discounted tickets for UK Black Pride supporters HERE*** UK Black Pride is proud to announce that we are supporting the very first AFROPUNK Festival in London. As a supporter of UK Black Pride you have the opportunity to purchase tickets…

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September 15, 2016