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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

Bristol Pride Looking For Your Feedback

bristolpride2015blankThe organisers behind the annual Bristol Pride event are appealing for feedback regarding the planning of future events. The 2015 event saw another year of record numbers attending the Bristol Pride event that was held on Saturday 11th July. Over 30,000 people attended throughout the day with 5000 people joining us on the Parade, and ...

Have A Beary Christmas

beary-christmasBristol is once again readying itself for the annual Bristol Bear Hibearnation event. With deep winter approaching it’s time for Bears to think about settling down, but not before one last party weekend from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th December. Hibearnation is the winter companion event to the Bristol Bear Fiesta where bears – and ...

Mapping LGBT+ Bristol Project Kicks Off

outstories-bristolMapping LGBT+ Bristol, a major new project to create a permanent digital archive and online map of the LGBT+ history of Bristol and the surrounding areas launches this week Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, the project is a collaboration between local LGBT+ history group OutStories Bristol, the Know Your Bristol project at ...

UK Leather Pride Comes To Bristol

leather-prideThe Weekend of 7th November will see the first ever UK Leather Pride being held in Bristol. The event which organisers hope will be the biggest Pride event in the UK dedicated to the leather subculture will offer a large number of events held between Friday 6th and Sunday 8th November 2015. Organisers behind the ...

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