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    Yeovil Pride becomes charity in time for 2020 parade

    Organisation demonstrates its ongoing commitment to Yeovil and its LGBT+ community Yeovil Pride is excited to announce that it has been registered as a charity by the Charity Commission for England and Wales, further demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to Yeovil and its LGBT+ community. The application was approved in late February and allows Yeovil Pride to progress with the next step in its journey to further support LGBT+ people in and around the south Somerset town. Yeovil Pride has also started a recruitment drive for three vacancies on it’s newly formed board in order to help put on the 2020 event and is asking for people from all backgrounds –…

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    First Ever Yeovil Pride

    LGBT+ community to march through town to mark 50 years of the modern Pride movement Yeovil’s LGBT+ community is set to celebrate its first ever Pride this Saturday by holding a march through the town centre to mark 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising: the birth of the modern Pride movement. The march will start from Petters Way Car Park before proceeding along Hendford, the High Street and Silver Street, culminating in a community picnic in St John’s Churchyard. Anyone who identifies as LGBT+ or is an ally of the community is invited to join the march. JK Doran, Chair of Yeovil Pride, said, “Celebrating Pride in Yeovil is long…

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    Finding funds for Yeovil Pride

    Can you believe it is 2019 and Yeovil has never had a Pride?! Neither could we! So we’re hoping to change that – on Saturday, 31 August 2019 Yeovil will have its first ever Pride, but if we’re going to do it, we need your support in order to make it happen! At our inaugural meeting, Yeovil Pride was officially formed as a not-for-profit organisation with the aim to: organise and facilitate an annual Yeovil Pride celebration within the town, and to encourage other organisations, businesses and residents to stand up for LGBT+ equality. We’re really proud of what we have started, but without your donations, we will be unable to put on this…

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    Inaugural Meeting

    If you’ve made it to our website, we’re hoping you know that we are organising Yeovil’s first #Pride! We need volunteers, and we want you to be a part of our journey – whether that’s becoming involved in the planning, to helping on the day. We are holding a meeting to gather together get all the people who are interested in helping to make this a reality. This meeting will take place on 10th August 2019 at 10:00am. Please click here to go to our eventbrite page and register, for free, so that we know to expect you. On the day, you will find us on the second floor of Yeovil Library,…

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    Coming soon!

    We’re working hard to pull together Yeovil’s very first Pride event, to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings in New York City. And whilst we can celebrate 50 years of queer revolt, we need to remember that the fight for LGBT+ liberation in the UK and around the world is far from over. Click here to sign up, and ensure you’ll be the first to know what’s happening. In the meantime, make sure that you save the date – Saturday, 31 August – for Yeovil Pride.