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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

The Palace Gets A Reprieve

Gin Palace Bristol

Popular Bristol venue, The Palace, will re-open under new ownership. After an announcement that shocked many people last month that the venue would close, it has been revealed that The Palace, located in Bristol’s Old Market, will re-open. A post placed on Facebook advised “The Show must go on .. Opening Soon .. Watch this ...

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First Plans for Bristol Pride 2018 Announced

Bristol Pride

The first wave of artists and events for this year’s Bristol Pride Festival has been announced today. Running from the 2 – 15 July the main Pride Day event will take place on Saturday 14 July on the Bristol Harbourside, with the festival taking place across the Amphitheatre, Waterfront Square, and We The Curious’ Millennium ...

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Bristol’s Gin Palace Announces Closure

Gin Palace Bristol

Popular Bristol Venue, The Gin Palace based in Old Market, has announced it’s closure. Posting on the venue’s Facebook page the announcement stated It is with deepest regret and after much deliberation, that I have to announce that The Gin Palace will be closing. Dave and I have decided it’s time to find a new ...

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Bristol Agency Hosts LGBT Adoption Event

lgbt adoption

CCS Adoption is running a drop-in adoption event for potential LGBT adopters to give you the opportunity to find out more about adoption. CCS Adoption, Bristol City Council, North Somerset and Action for Children are coming together at the Watershed on Wednesday 7th March to invite Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) couples and singles, ...

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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

Browse our Community Group Guide

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