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Welcome to the Gay Bristol Community.

You’ll find all the latest local gay news and community information contained within our website, along with the Internet’s most comprehensive scene guide for the gay Bristol area

Recent estimates say that around 40,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people live and work in the Bristol area, making it one of the largest urban ‘LGBT’ populations in the country.

The Bristol Gay Scene truly offers something for everyone,be that a quiet drink with friends, both Male & Female Networking Events, A Camp & Cheese-fest, or a more darker night, it’s all here

There’s also a busy social scene, so if you’re looking for someone to cycle, read books, play rugby, sing or just catch up over a cuppa – there is a group within our city that you can join – and you’ll find the details on our site.

You’ll also find links and details of local LGBT based support and health groups. For what ever lifestyle you choose to lead, let’s be proud to be part of the Gay Bristol community.

Latest Gay Bristol Articles

LGBT History Month 2019

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LGBT History Month was celebrated between 1st – 28th February. Many events were held across the region to celebrate LGBT History Month. THE newly formed Trowbridge pride committee met in the community room of the local Tesco to where the group were visited by members of the public who were keen to ask questions about ...

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Bristol Pride – Bigger and Better for 2019


Bristol Pride Festival is moving location after a record number of people attended the event in 2018. Following last year’s record numbers, the city’s festival is on the move. The expansion will see the festival moving to The Downs where it will double its capacity after welcoming 36,000 people last year. The new location will ...

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Have You Considered Fostering Or Adoption ?


4th-10th March marks LGBT Fostering and Adoption week nationally. To mark the week Bristol City Council are holding an open event for LGBT+ people who would like to find out more about fostering. Many LGBT+ people naturally consider adoption but did you know you can foster long term until a child reaches adulthood? Many people ...

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Bristol Pride 2019 Dates Announced

Bristol Pride

The dates for Bristol’s Pride Festival have been announced for 2019. The Bristol Pride festival will again run for two weeks next year from the 1 – 14 July across Bristol. The Pride Team stated “… a big thank you to all those who have responded to our survey. We recognise that with record numbers ...

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Bristol Gay Scene Guide

Karaoke, Student Nights, Quiz Nights, Dancing round your handbag, Raving your bits off or just a quiet pint with your friends – you’ll find that Bristol’s Gay Scene has a venue for you. Take a look at our handy Scene Guide to find out where to go. There are also many specialist LGBT music nights in Bristol featuring Indie, Alternative and much more ..

Browse our Bristol Scene Guide Here

Bristol LGBT Community Groups

Bristol is fortunate to have a wide range of both social and support groups available to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community – University groups, The Bristol Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Forum, Singing Groups, Reading Groups, Sports Groups and lots more.  You’ll find many of these listed in our Community Group Guide

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Gay News in Bristol

Local Gay News

Local gay news items from around Bristol, and the local area.

LGBT Community Groups in Bristol

Community Groups

Details of LGBT Community groups such as choral,book and sports clubs

Gay Scene Maps of Bristol

Gay Scene Guides

We have comprehensive scene guides showing you where venues are located around the city