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Welcome to Gay Somerset – This is your place to find out about gay life in and around the county of  Somerset.

Gay Somerset is part of the PrideWest Magazine, our websites mission is to inform and support the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender community in Somerset.  You’ll find details of gay scene venues in the County, and also details of support and social groups to participate in.

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World AIDS Day 2017

World AIDS Day 2017

Terrence Higgins Trust’s theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is See Red. On Friday 1 December, people all over the world will wear a red ribbon with pride, without fear, shame or stigma. On World AIDS Day, the colour red represents solidarity, love, activism and remembrance. The more we See Red, the sooner we will ...

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Bath Celebrates Pride

Bath will celebrate it’s very own Pride event this weekend. Following hot on the heels of the most successful Bristol Pride to date, Bath will stage it’s very own Pride Celebration during the Bath Carnival, this weekend (15th July). Bath Pride will join Saturday’s Bath Carnival procession, marking the beginning of a new chapter for ...

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Bath & Northeast Somerset Named Best For Tackling Anti LGBT Bullying

Stonewall, Britain’s lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, has named Bath and North-East Somerset Council as the best local authority for tackling anti-LGBT bullying and celebrating difference in its schools. The Council came number one in the Education Equality Index 2017, a list of the Top 10 local authorities in Britain. Now in its ...

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Businessman Hopes To Open Gay Bar In Wincanton


It has bee revealed that a businessman is hoping to open a gay bar in Wincanton, Somerset. As reported by Somersetlive, Kevin Christodoulou’s next project will involve The Red Lion in Wincanton’s Market Place, which has been closed for some time. Mr Christodoulou will be taking on the business with his partner, Ben Land, and ...

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Somerset Gay Scene Guide

Karaoke, Quiz Nights, Dancing round your handbag, Raving your bits off or just a quiet pint with your friends – you’ll find that venues across Somerset & Bristol that have something for everyone. Take a look at our handy Scene Guide to find out where to go.

Browse our Somerset Scene Guide Here

Somerset LGBT Community Groups

Somerset is fortunate to have a wide range of both social and support groups available to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community, both within the County itself and also the neighbouring areas, so you’re never too far away from either a Social or Support Group, and you’ll find many of these listed in our Community Group Guide

Browse our Community Group Guide