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Bradford Pride Festival 2021 Programme

This programme of events will be updated as new events are confirmed. Please check regularly.

Saturday 29 May

Bradford Pride Festival 2021 Begins!

Tuesday 1 June

Trans+ sexual health testing session
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 10AM – 5PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Bradford MESMAC 28 Chapel Street BD1 5DN
HIV and Syphilis testing sessions that are focused for Trans+ people. Will include a 121 about your sexual health, including support and information, the HIV and Syphilis test results are ready within 20 minutes. You must be over 16 for a test.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: FREE
Booking: www.bookatest.mesmac.co.uk
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Silent Disco Tours
Event Organiser: Life and Soul Seeker
Time: 7PM and every 30/45mins up to 11PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Outside Al’s Juke Bar, Darley Street
A silent disco with a difference! A social distanced conga through the streets of Bradford with an awesome soundtrack, easy to follow dance moves and plenty of encouragement! 
Tour lasts 15 minutes.
Cost: Pay What You Feel
Booking: www.lifeandsoulseeker.com

Tucking Tuesdays – Bradford Pride Special
Event Organiser: JJA Productions/Nova Gina
Time: 8PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Facebook www.facebook.com/tuckingtuesday
18+ event. Hosted by Bradford royalty, Nova Gina, our Bradford Pride special has a fabulous special guest, live virtual audience and COMEDY GOLD. Find us LIVE on the Tucking Tuesday Facebook Page.
THIS IS AN 18+ EVENT.
Cost: FREE
Booking: N/A

Wednesday 2 June

Picnic in the Park – LGBTQ+ parents and their children
Event Organiser: Pride & Joy
Time: 11AM to 1PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Wibsey Park, BD6 3QD
Pride & Joy picnic, join our LGBTQ+ friendly group session where you can meet other families, have fun and share your pride and joy! (Bring your own picnic!)
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: FREE (Donations welcome)
Booking: Prideandjoyplaygroup@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/Prideandjoyplaygroup

Meet our LGBT+ youth group!
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 3PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Microsoft Teams
A space for 14-25yr old LGBTQ+ people in Bradford and the surrounding districts to meet our current youth group members, find out more about who we are and see if they would like to join the youth group going forward!
Open for any LGBT+ person aged 14-25 in Bradford.
Cost: FREE
Booking: Please email r.ellingham@mesmac.co.uk or j.cookson@mesmac.co.uk or you can call/text/whatsapp Rosie on 07551152665 or Jonathan on 07810550534
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Bradford Fostering LGBTQ+ Information Event
Event Organiser: Bradford Council Fostering Service
Time: 7PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
An online info event for people in the LGBTQ+ community interested in finding out about fostering in the Bradford district with the fully inclusive and supportive Bradford Fostering agency.
Cost: FREE
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bradford-fostering-lgbtq-event-tickets-154421975285

Wear Your Colour With Pride Open Mic Night
Event Organiser: Intercultured Festival
Time: 7PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom and FacebookLive
People are invited to show support for the #LGBTQI/trans community by either reading a message, poem , song or other about #Love #Acceptance #humanrights #lgbtqi # world issues surrounding LGBTQI.
Cost: FREE (Donations welcome)
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wear-your-color-with-pride-tickets-153192696479

Thursday 3 June

Slumber Party
Event Organiser: Life and Soul Seeker
Time: 7PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: The Underground
A coming back out party for Bradford Pride 2021, featuring acts (including Drag Kings!, games, prizes, dancing in your seats, pillow fights optional! come in your lockdown uniform (pjs, big t shirts, nighties, gowns or whatever you might wear to a slumber party!) Ticketed only, this will be a seated event as per covid rules. Solo attendees welcome.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: £6.50
Booking: www.lifeandsoulseeker.com

Monday 7 June

Understanding the health needs of LGBT+ people – Webinar
Event Organiser: Public Health England Yorkshire and Humber
Time: 10AM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Microsoft Teams
LGBT+ people report disproportionately poorer health outcomes than the general population and worse experiences of healthcare. This opening webinar will explore the early beginnings of LGBT+ health inequalities and highlight what is being done across the healthcare system to improve LGBT+ health.
THIS EVENT IS AIMED AT HEALTH AND CHARITY PROFESSIONALS
Cost: FREE
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pride-in-public-health-sharing-good-practice-in-lgbt-health-tickets-151988643123

MSM Sexual Health Testing Sessions
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 12PM – 7PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Bradford MESMAC 28 Chapel Street BD1 5DN
HIV and Syphilis testing sessions for any MSM (Men who have Sex with Men). Will include a 121 about your sexual health, including support and information, the HIV and Syphilis test results are ready within 21 minutes. You must be over 16 for a test.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: FREE
Booking: www.bookatest.mesmac.co.uk
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Tuesday 8 June

LGBTQ+ Youth Talent Showcase!
Event Organiser: Bradford Youth Service
Time: 5PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
The LGBTQ+ Youth of Bradford East will share a series of talents such as Arts, Crafts, Music, topical discussion around LGBTQ+ Culture and why these are important to their identities. This will consist of a series of performances from the Young People intended to inspire, educate and highlight LGBTQ+ Youth Voice in Bradford.
THIS IS A CLOSED EVENT
Cost: FREE
Booking: For enquiries Joseph.Taylor@Bradford.gov.uk

Wednesday 9 June

CONSENT – saying “No” to what you don’t want so you can say “YES” to what you do
Event Organiser: ConsentCulture
Time: 12:30PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
A workshop exploring beyond “yes means yes and no means no”, providing tools for navigating consent, personally and socially – consent isn’t just sexy, it’s world-changing – come and find out how. This workshop is hosted by Jenny Wilson; founder of International Day of Consent 30 November. Jenny is a trained coach and experienced facilitator.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: Pay What You Decide
Booking: www.consentculture.co.uk

Older LGBT+ Digital Session
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 3PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
A session focussing on peoples experiences and memories of past Prides. With a look into previous local, national and international events and looking at opportunities to get involved with Silver Pride later this year.
Open for any LGBT+ person over 50 in Bradford.
Cost: FREE
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-history-of-prides-for-older-lgbt-people-in-bradford-tickets-156225465573
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Thursday 10 June

LGBT sexual health testing session
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 10AM – 5PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Bradford MESMAC 28 Chapel Street BD1 5DN
HIV and Syphilis testing session for any LGBT+ person. Will include a 121 about your sexual health, including support and information, the HIV and Syphilis test results are ready within 21 minutes. You must be over 16 for a test.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: FREE
Booking: www.bookatest.mesmac.co.uk
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Monday 14 June

MSM Sexual Health Testing Sessions
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 12PM – 7PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Bradford MESMAC 28 Chapel Street BD1 5DN
HIV and Syphilis testing sessions for any MSM (Men who have Sex with Men). Will include a 121 about your sexual health, including support and information, the HIV and Syphilis test results are ready within 21 minutes. You must be over 16 for a test.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: FREE
Booking: www.bookatest.mesmac.co.uk
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Tuesday 15 June

Trans+ sexual health testing session
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 10AM – 5PM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: Bradford MESMAC 28 Chapel Street BD1 5DN
HIV and Syphilis testing sessions that are focused for Trans+ people. Will include a 121 about your sexual health, including support and information, the HIV and Syphilis test results are ready within 20 minutes. You must be over 16 for a test.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: FREE
Booking: www.bookatest.mesmac.co.uk
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A short history of HIV within the LGBT+ Community
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 2PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
This session will discuss the start of the pandemic, how and who it hit within the LGBT+ community, and how we rallied together to support one another, right through to today and the work still being done to reduce HIV stigma and to end HIV within a generation.
Open for any professional in the Bradford District.
Cost: FREE
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-short-history-of-hiv-within-the-lgbt-community-tickets-156125729259
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Wednesday 16 June

Fringe at Pride
Event Organiser: Bradford Fringe Festival
Time: Doors open 7:30PM, Show starts 8PM
DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: The Underground/Mill.TV online platform
A night of queer comedy hosted by Bradford’s own Isma Almas. The event will give a
platform to LGBTQ+ comedians from across the north. We will be holding two slots for
comics with no or limited previous performing experience as we feel this would be the
perfect opportunity for entry level artists to develop their craft and learn from other more
experienced artists.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: Pay What You Decide
Booking: For physical event and digital event tickets https://live.themill.tv

Thursday 17 June

Queer women and sexual health and happiness.
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 6PM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
Spaces aren’t always easy to access to discuss the sexual health and sexualities of queer women. This session will open up the conversation and answer any questions you may have about your sexual health and start discussions on our sexualities and desires to break any taboos we may still feel.
Open for any LGBT+ person over 16 in Bradford.
Cost: FREE
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queer-women-and-sexual-health-webinar-tickets-156122750349
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Friday 18 June

LGBTQ+ Awareness Training Session
Event Organiser: Yorkshire MESMAC
Time: 10AM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: Zoom
An LGBTQ+ Awareness Training session for professionals. This session will explore issues relating to LGBTQ+ Communities including historical perspectives, terminology, stereotypes and how to provide a more inclusive service for the LGBTQ+ Community.
Cost: FREE
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lgbt-awareness-training-tickets-156145971805
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Saturday 19 June

Launch of Peace OUT+ Digital Exhibition
Event Organiser: The Peace Museum
Time: From 10AM
DIGITAL EVENT
Place: www.peacemuseum.org.uk
The Peace Museum will be launching a digital version of our exhibition Peace OUT+ which explores LGBTQ+ peacemaking on our website www.peacemuseum.org.uk. Keep an eye on our website and social media for an events programme to follow.
Cost: FREE
Booking: N/A

Bradford Pride Day Main Event!!

To book a table for the PHYSICAL aspect of the Bradford Pride 2021 Pride Day Event go to:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bradford-pride-day-2021-tickets-158662994287

Still some 6 seat and 4 seat tables available, as well as the bew 2 seat tables and single seats for most sessions.
The physical aspect of this event is 18+ due to it taking place on licensed premises.
All Covid-safety regulations/precautions will be in place.

If you’re unable to attand in person, you can catch the whole show live from 2pm until 11:30pm on YouTubeLive here at the
Bradford Pride YouTube Channel

OFFICIAL BRADFORD PRIDE 2021 AFTER PARTY

Event Organiser: The Sun Hotel
Time: Until 3AM
PHYSICAL EVENT
Place: The Sun Hotel, Sunbridge Road
Take Pride Day into the ealy hours with fun, laughs and a few drinks, all in a Covid-safe environment at the Official Bradford Pride 2021 After Party!
See the facebook page for updates.
THIS IS AN 18+ EVENT.
Cost: FREE
Booking: N/A
Details: www.facebook.com/sunbradford