Pride in London Events

Discover what’s on during the two-week Pride in London festival.

Celebrate London’s LGBT+ community with everything from live music and film screenings, to art exhibitions and historical tours, at the many Pride in London events this June and July. Among these LGBT events, you’ll find specific themed gay events, lesbian events and trans events, but most events are open to all to attend.

Plan which Pride in London 2017 events to go to below.

Pride's Got Talent 2017

17 May-11 Jun, Various Venues, Free-£15 (box-seating is available at some venues for an additional cost).

See new and emerging talent in the LGBT+ community live on stage at Pride in London. Be entertained by a wonderfully diverse range of music, cabaret and novelty acts as they compete before a panel of industry experts to be crowned winner of the 2017 Pride’s Got Talent.

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Queer British Art 1861-1967

10am-10pm, 24 Jun-9 Jul, Tate Britain, Westminster, SW1P 4RG, £16.50 / £14.50 concessions

See the first exhibition dedicated to queer British art at Tate Britain. Marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England, this exhibition features works from 1861–1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identities.

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Queer & Now: Festival Launch

2pm-10pm, 24 Jun, Tate Britain, Westminster, SW1P 4RG, Free

Celebrate the diversity of the community as Tate Britain and Pride in London collaborate on the official opening event of the 2017 festival. Find everything from daytime activities for families, to an evening filled with music, performance, talk and discussion.

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A Big Gay Iftar

8pm, 24 Jun, St Andrew's Church, Waterloo, SE1 8LJ, £15

Sit down to something very important, as the Muslim and LGBT+ communities open a fast together during Ramadan - otherwise known as "iftar". It's open to all faiths and sexual identities.

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Run For Rights

10.30am, 25 Jun, meet outside National Theatre, Upper Ground, Free

Put on your running shoes and enjoy a free run throughout the city to raise awareness of LGBT+ rights across the globe.

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Saucy Soho Tours

Various times, 25 Jun-8 Jul, Meet at Palace Theatre, Soho, W1D 5AY, £15

Join three Westminster Guides for an intimate look at some of the characters who’ve lived and loved across the years down the streets (and alleys) of the area once thought of as the city's seediest district.

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Jeffrey Weeks Discussion

2.30pm-4.30pm, 26 Jun, Opening Doors London, Bloomsbury, WC1H 9NA, Free

See activist, historian, sociologist and author Jeffrey Weeks in discussion on LGBT+ history from 1967 to modern day.

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7.30pm-9.30pm, 26 Jun, Lyric Theatre, Soho, W1D 7ES, £25-£50

An exclusive one-night gala performance of the world's first show based on coming-out stories. Listen to more than 20 powerful, funny and confessional true tales, direct from a critically acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe.

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Britain on Film: LGBT Britain

6pm, 6 Jul, BFI Southbank, SE1 8XT, £6.50

Take a look at Britain on Film: LGBT Britain at BFI Southbank, which brings rare archival films to the big screen, to uncover and celebrate the often-hidden history of LGBT lives, communities and cultures throughout the 20th century.

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Beautiful Thing Screening

6.30pm, 29 Jun, Prince Charles Cinema, WC2H 7BY, £10

Attend a screening of the iconic "urban fairy-tale" of growing up and coming out in a brutal London environment.

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