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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 rugby team fighting deportation of gay teammate to Kenya

An LGBTI-inclusive rugby team in Bristol is fighting to prevent the UK Home Office from deporting a gay teammate to Kenya. Bristol Bisons member Kenneth Macharia’s asylum claim was denied. He is now being held at a detention center and faces deportation to Kenya. Gay sex is illegal in Kenya. Those prosecuted face 14 years ...

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Bears Hibernate In Bristol

Bristol Jingle Bears

Bristol 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 30th November to Sunday 2nd December with The Southern HiBEARnation. Welcome to the start of this year’s Southern HiBearnation and ...

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Bristol Equality Charter Launched


Organisations from across Bristol have joined together to launch the city’s first collective agreement to promote the values of equality, diversity and inclusion. The Bristol Equality Charter was launched at an event at M Shed on Monday 12 November with original signatories and supporting organisations gathered to show their commitment to promoting these values. The ...

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Bristol Pride Gala Ball Returns

Gala Ball

Bristol Pride has announced the return of this year’s Pride Gala Ball. Tickets for the billed “spectacular annual gala ball evening” are now available and this year it has moved to a new venue. Taking place on Saturday 10 November, this years event will be held at the prestigious Bristol Museum so attendees can really ...

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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