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Hundreds march to support Totnes Pride

James Ledward September 6, 2017

The Historic Market Town of Totnes in rural Devon, hosted its fifth Pride event at the weekend, with an estimated 1,500 people coming together to celebrate with the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, (LGBT+) communities. Organisers of the popular event, Totnes-based social enterprise Proud2Be, laid on a host of events in town on the big day.

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Proud2Be will paint the town gold at fifth Totnes Pride

James Ledward August 2, 2017

The historic market town of Totnes in Devon, will host the fifth Totnes Pride on Saturday, September 2, 2017. Social enterprise Proud2Be are organising a host of events, which will bring the LGBT+ communities together with their friends, families and supporters, to celebrate diversity in the town.

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Arts

Musician and activist undertakes PhD at the University of Huddersfield

James Ledward July 6, 2017

CN Lester is researching the life and works of Barbara Strozzi supervised by Dr Lisa Colton in the Centre for the Study of Music, Gender and Identity. Musician and activist CN Lester is completing a PhD project at the University of Huddersfield, investigating and appraising an important but neglected woman composer of the 1600s, but has also published a highly contemporary new book on transgender issues that is being described as ‘agenda setting’.

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Rainbow flag raised for Totnes Pride

Gary Hart September 2, 2015

For the first time in history, Totnes Town Council has raised the rainbow flag over Totnes Civic Hall, as a sign of solidarity for LGBT+ people in Totnes and beyond. During the moving ceremony, onlookers enjoyed a special performance by Totnes Community Choir Global Harmony and Totnes Women’s Choir VIVA.

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Totnes Town Council to mark Pride week by raising rainbow flag

Paul Gustafson August 5, 2015

In a gesture of support and solidarity for the local LGBT community, Totnes Town Council will raise the rainbow flag over Totnes Civic Hall during Totnes Pride week. The flag raising ceremony will take place on Monday, August 31 2015 at 6.30pm and everyone is invited to attend.

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