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Celebrate Winter Pride!

Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 - Back to News Stories

Winter Pride Ireland 2019
“The Wilde Idea”25th November – 1st December 2019

Beyond Protest and celebration, Pride connects our community, it brings us together, and for 50 years it has kept us together.  

Winter Pride is a new festival brought to you by Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride to bring the community together, reconnect friends and showcase all the resources and supports available at a time when people often need them the most.

Arts, Music, Workshops, Panel discussions, Community Events, Geili, Concert, Indoor & Outdoor Events, Family, Health & Wellbeing, Future of Pride, Oscar Wilde anniversary.

It’s also a chance to close out the 50th anniversary of Stonewall in style with a week full of events.

This new LGBT+ festival on the LGBT+ calendar here in Ireland will finish up on 1st December on World Aids Day.

Monday, November 25th

50 YEARS OF PRIDE – “SONGS & STORIES”

Hosted by The Queen of Ireland, Panti Bliss, sit back in the impressive surroundings of The National Concert Hall on Earlsfort Terrace and enjoy a journey through 50 years of gay anthems and LGBT+ stories with a special guest cast including: The Queen Mother – Mr Pussy (Alan Amsby), Gloria, Paul Harrington, Veda featuring Lady K, Sparkle, Brew, Phil T Gorgeous, Bunny, David Gough and more to be announced.
Location: National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Time: 8.00pm Price €25

Tuesday November 26th

LGBT+ SENIORS DAY

Afternoon Tea with the Lord Mayor, a tour through the National Gallery and maybe a gin & tonic or hot port afterward’s, this is a day dedicated LGBT+ Seniors in the community. If you’d like to be included or know someone we should invite along please contact us at community@dublinpride.ie

Friday November 29th

PRIDE IN THE WORKPLACE

Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride is delighted to present “Pride in the Workplace” as part of our new Winter Pride Festival. This event is designed for companies and organisations wishing to take part in Dublin Pride 2020 and will be a valuable training course and networking opportunity for HR and CSR professionals from corporate, statutory and NGO backgrounds.
In 2019 over 10,000 people took part in our annual Pride Parade as under the banners of their employers, making Dublin Pride one of the largest staff events in the country. In order to protect the balance between community and corporate branding at Pride and to ensure that everyone taking part in Pride understands and supports the values and ideals that we stand for and gets the very best from Pride, we are asking all groups who plan to take part in Dublin Pride 2020 to take part in this new training initiative.

Location: The Convention Centre Dublin Time: 9.30am to 5.00pm
Price: €75 + BF

Saturday, November 30th

PRIDE COMMUNITY DAY

We’ve taken over the Wicklow floor in The Convention Centre and are queering the space for the day to create our biggest ever LGBTQ+ support and services exhibition.

We’ll have stands from a variety of LGBTQ+ support and social groups, so if you’re interested in volunteering, joining a sports or social group or you you’d like to know more about your community come down and meet us. We’ll also have a schedule of workshops, panel discussions and talks scheduled throughout the day.

Location: The Convention Centre Dublin Time: 10.00am to 6.00pm

This is a free event, however, a donation for some of the talks or workshops may apply. To book your free ticket click here. Full details of workshops and talks will be listed in the coming days. If your community group would like to get involved contact community@dublinpride.ie

Find Out More here www.WinterPride.ie

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