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LGBT GROUPS TO COME TOGETHER FOR PORTSMOUTH PRIDE

prideportsmouthLGBT community groups from the Isle of Wight are joining Portsmouth Pride on Saturday 20 June 2015.

Portsmouth LGBT Pride is coming to Victoria Park in Portsmouth on Saturday 20th June.  With ‘The Variety Show’ as it’s theme, a team of volunteers is producing a fun-filled family day which includes fantastic live entertainment, community group stalls, and activities for all age groups.

Chair David Lee-Bastable said:

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“Our aims are to promote equality and diversity, advance education, and eliminate discrimination in relation to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people.

“We work for the benefit of the community around Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.”

Currently the team are looking for more volunteers to act as stewards on the day, and a training day is planned for April.

Portsmouth Pride has a growing list of supporters, including: Spinnaker Tower, Wightlink, Nuffield Health Gym, The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth’s Office, campaigner Peter Tatchell, Hampshire Photographix, Mary Burgess, and many more.

Admission is by ticket, available free from www.PortsmouthPride.co.uk.

 

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