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Record crowds expected at Trans Pride 2017

Besi Besemar July 3, 2017

The 5th Annual Trans Pride Film Night, the curtain raiser to Trans Pride 2017 on Friday July 21, celebrates trans lives and trans representation through film.

Outside Marlborough Pub and Theatre
Outside Marlborough Pub and Theatre

Trans Pride film night

♦  It will feature trans film makers, stories about trans people and will be curated by My Genderation and Eyes Wide Open. The evening will include opening speeches, a selection of trans films and musical entertainment. Trans Pride merchandise will be on sale to help towards the cost of staging this years event. Trans Pride Film night will take place at Dukes at Komedia, 44-47 Gardner St, Brighton on Friday, July 22 starting at 6pm. Tickets cost £5/£7.

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Trans Pride march and park

♦ The main event, the 4th annual Trans Pride March (5th Trans Pride event) will assemble at the Marlborough Pub in Princess Street, Brighton on Saturday, July 22 at 11.30am.

♦ After welcoming speeches from the organisers, marchers will set off towards Brighton Palace Pier, where they will turn right and proceed along the seafront to Brunswick Gardens in Hove for the party in the park, featuring music, spoken word and poetry as well as community stalls profiling Trans and LGB+ community groups. No dogs are allowed on the park, except for assistance dogs. Entry to the park is free but please put a donation in the buckets as this event costs a great deal of money to stage.

Trans Pride parties – Later in the evening there will be a choice of events to support;

♦ Trans Pride Brighton presents a Night of D.I.Y at The Synergy Centre, 78 West Street, Brighton, BN1 2RA (£5) from 7.30pm to midnight. Rock the night away with five great bands and help raise funds for Trans Pride Brighton 2017.

There will be metal, hard-core punk, post punk, gothpunk bands. These bands are loud and are all Breaking rules about gender, some a bit angry, some political, but they all have something worthwhile to sing and shout about, so pease bring earplugs, (they will have some at the door as well).

The line up of bands includes:

8:10pm: Tuck and the Binders

8:55pm: Pentacorn

9:40pm: The Fascinators

10:25pm: F.L.O.S.S.

11:10pm: Pink Narcissus

Event: Trans Pride Brighton presents a Night of D.I.Y

Venue: The Synergy Centre, 78 West Street, Brighton, BN1 2RA

When: Saturday, July

Time: Door open 7.30pm to midnight

Cost: £5 available on door and on Brunswick Gardens

Drinks will be sold on site (18+) and the venue is accessible

♦ Trans Pride the Party! hosted by Traumfrau at North Laine Brewhouse, 27 Gloucester Place, Brighton, will be headlined by international DJ S/HE (Tomboys Don’t Cry), the Transgender DJ from Milan where they run Gender Sux! a weekly queer event, S/HE has played for various LGBTQIA+ parties in London (Club Lesley, T Club, Wotever and Lemon Juice) and is part of the queer collective Tomboys Don’t Cry. Their high-energy DJ sets are a mix of deep-house, electro, queer hop and tech-house. Last years event sold out quickly so make sure you book your tickets in advance so as to not be disappointed on the day.

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♦ New to Trans Pride this year is, Trans Sauna Night at Brighton Sauna on Monday, July 24 from 6pm-1am. Once a month The Brighton Sauna opens its doors to trans and non-binary folk and their significant others, friends, families and allies (by their invites only). Cost: £15 for standard entry (single entry, once you leave you leave), £16 for a day pass (allowing you to come and go throughout the day), or £8 for the night owl ticket (late entry after 11pm, for the last two hours).

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