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 lesbian events, gay events and trans events, but most events are open to all to attend.

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

Queer British Art 1861-1967

5 Apr-1 Oct, 10am-10pm, 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 and Wales. Explore works from 1861–1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identities.

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Desire, Love, Identity

11 May-15 Oct, The British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3DG, free-£5

Follow a trail, join a discussion or take part in a workshop in series of events discovering LGBT+ artifacts and stories in the British Museum.

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21 Jun-15 Jul, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport St, Covent Garden, WC2H 7JB, £16-£56

Watch the Olivier Award-winning bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home with special Pride Q&As and a gala performance.

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Pride in London supporting Southwark LGBT+ Pride

Southwark LGBT Pride Festival

25 Jun-6 Jul, various times, various South East London locations, some events are free, others are ticketed
Enjoy a series of events across South East London as Pride in London supports the Southwark LGBT Pride Festival.

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Saucy Soho Tours

25 Jun-8 Jul, various times, meet at Palace Theatre, Soho, W1D 5AY, £16.52

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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The Birds and the Bees of Creating LGBT+ Families

The Birds & the Bees

27 Jun, 8am-10am, Baker & McKenzie LLP, 100 New Bridge St, EC4V 6JA, free
Join a breakfast event for prospective LGBT+ parents, where you can gain an insight into the emotional aspects of creating a family and the different options available.

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Out for Sport: Boating

27 Jun, 6.30pm, London Regatta Centre, 1012 Dockside Rd, Docklands, E16 2QD, free

Take a punt with Thames Dragons in a free taster session introducing the sport.

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Lonely Planet

27 Jun-15 Jul, 7.30pm, Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Rd, Chiswick, W4 1LW, £20

Watch a heartfelt, funny and moving play about friendship and mortality during the 1980s AIDS epidemic.

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Busting Myths: LGBT+ Adoption

28 Jun, 6.30pm, Coram Community Campus, 41 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1AZ, free

Learn more about adoption and being an LGBT+ parent in an evening of myth busting, resource sharing and networking with charity specialists in adoption, Coram.

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Science Museum Lates: Sexuality

Science Museum Lates

28 Jun, 6.45pm-10pm, Science Museum, Exhibition Rd, Kensington, SW7 2DD, free/£5 some performances
Explore themes on sexuality during this Science Museum late in conjunction with the Pride in London Festival. Enjoy performances, discussions and more.

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Out for Sport: LGBT+ Bowling

28 Jun, 7pm, Palace Superbowl, Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, SE1 6TE, £13

Join London Lads on your own or with friends for two games of tenpin bowling, beers and light banter at this fully hosted event.

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Transgender Short Film Screening

Transgender Film Screening

28 Jun, 7pm-9pm, The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, W2 1QJ, £12.50
See two short films by Andy Hayward and Olivia Crellin, followed by a Q&A discussion with both directors and India Willoughby, Britain’s first transgender newsreader.

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Executive Roundtable

InterComms: Exec Roundtable

29 Jun, 6pm-8pm, Hotwire, 69 Wilson Street, EC2A 2BB, free
Attend an executive roundtable for communications professionals, with the chance to discuss key challenges facing the industry in relation to LGBT employees.

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Beautiful Thing Screening

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

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

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In the Human Body

29 Jun, 6.30pm, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, Bloomsbury, NW1 2BE, free

Explore the topic of love through a scientific lens and learn how love happens chemically, psychologically, biologically and neurologically at the Wellcome Collection.

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Rosie Wilby Book Launch

29 Jun, 7pm, Gay's The Word, Kings Cross, WC1N 1AB, free

Hear from award-winning Radio 4 regular comedian Rosie Wilby, who launches her non-fiction debut Is Monogamy Dead?, at iconic LGBT+ institution Gay's The Word bookshop.

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LGBT+ Football: Stonewall FC

29 Jun, 7.45pm, Market Road Football Pitches, Market Rd, Islington, N7 9PL, free

Take part in a free taster session with Stonewall Football Club. Just like their club, it's open to players of all ages and abilities.

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Out for Sport: LGBT+ Swimming

29 Jun and 6 Jul, 8pm, Oasis Sports Centre, 32 Endell St, Covent Garden, WC2H 9AG, free

Join a free women's swimming team taster session with Out for Swim.

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Pride at the Palace

30 Jun-2 Jul, 6.30pm and 7.30pm, Hampton Court Palace, Molesey, East Molesey, KT8 9AU, £15

Visit Hampton Court Palace for a special series of out-of-hours tours, exploring some of the most outrageous, touching and illicit queer stories from history, and discover the power, politics and intrigue of sexuality throughout British history.

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AZ Mag Live

30 Jun, 7pm, Lyric Hammersmith, One Lyric Square, King St, Hammersmith, W6 0QL, £4

See the first ever AZ Mag Live, a showcase of music, poetry and MC talent from within the LGBT+ BME community.

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