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Trans Pride moves to Brunswick Square in Hove

Besi Besemar June 24, 2016

Trans Pride takes place from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 of July with a much longer and visible Parade route along Brighton seafront to Brunswick Gardens in Hove for the main park event.

Parade starts from Marlborough Pub at noon

Thursday July 21: Trans Pride Art Night at the Marlborough Theatre and Pub from 7pm featuring three micro-commissions, promoting the trans community’s wealth of creative talent, presented by Pink Fringe and Trans Pride, supported by Arts Council England. All three shows £5.


Friday, July 22: The Duke of York cinema joins with Eyes Wide Open and My Genderation to host the opening night of Trans Pride Brighton 2016. Film Night is a highlight of the Trans calendar year, where the best in trans talent both in front of and behind the camera is celebrated. This year, they will showcase a specially curated selection of short films from around the world, reflecting the brilliant variety of trans lives and experiences. Duke of York, 6-9pm. £4/£5/£6

Saturday, July 23: The park event this year moves to Brunswick Square in Hove. To join the march meet outside the Marlborough Pub in Princess Street at 11.30am with a banner and whistle. The March will leave the Marlborough at noon, turn right at the Brighton Pier and progress along the seafront to Brunswick Square where there will be live acts, speeches, stalls, and places to eat and socialise till 6pm.


Later in the evening at 7.30pm, there will be a live gig at Westhill Hall featuring four live bands: Pentacorn, Tuffragettes, Slum of Legs and Daskinsey4 at 7.30pm, £5/£6. The Traumfrau party at Envy above Charles Street will start at 9pm. £5/£6.

Sunday July 24: Take in the community BBQ at the Marlborough Pub & Theatre from noon.

In collaboration with Pink Fringe, Trans Pride Brighton has a public art installation by Yishay Garbasz and Annie Goh called Nothing About Us Without Us from June 16 until the July 8 at the Marlborough Pub and Theatre.


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