Weʼve raised £90 to Support and contribute to Southwark LGBT Pride Festival 2017. This takes place June 25th to July 7th, and most events are free.
- London Borough of Southwark, United Kingdom
- Funded on Tuesday, 1st August 2017
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I had a dream that local communities would have their own Pride Festivals, so that everywhere could be part of LGBT Pride. So I went away to create a Southwark festival, virtually single-handed, and with no public funding whatsoever. Now we are a month away from the Festival, and faced with rather more bills than I expected - printing, advertising, performers' expenses, rehearsal space etc. There is a small dedicated team of helpers now, which I am very thankful for, but that alas doesn't pay the bills!
You can see the actual programme for the Festival on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SELBGTPride/
This has all come about because of the really large response of people wanting to take part. We would like to cover all these costs, and also have a small surplus to start Southwark LGBT Pride Festival 2018, which we are already thinking about.
From small acorns great oak trees grow,
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- 2 years ago
Peter Scott-Presland2 years ago
The Festival came and went, a total of 11 events. I am writing a full report and a set of accounts will be posted on here at the end of the month.
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Jun 13, 2017
A very worthy dream. hope the performance exceeds all expectations. Ex
Jun 13, 2017
Good luck Peter.
Jun 2, 2017
Well done Peter
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I've been a writer performer and LGBT activist for 45 years, and I first went to Pride in 1972. I have performed after every London Pride March since 1978, and a few others besides. Pride is my passion - local prides for local people. Now I have other helpers tpo - support us.