Pride in North Cumbria


Below is some of the things the group have achieved

2010

  • Attended LGBT demonstation at Barrow
  • Art exhibition at Tempa Tempa Gallery
  • Small Pride event at the University of Cumbria Calva Bar
  • Attended and marched at Manchester Pride
  • Met Sir Ian McKellen (and had photos taken with him)

 2011

  • Ran stalls for fundraising at Wigton Market Hall, Upperby Gala
  • Attended information events at Carlisle College, University of Cumbria, Abstract event
  • Attended Solfest
  • Meals out
  • Bowling 
  • Met with Whitehaven group
  • Put together displays for Carlisle Library and  Connexions  for Gay History month
  • Attended and got involved with organising Cumbria Pride

2012

  • Working with Carlisle Youth Zone to develop an LGBT group on Wednesday evenings
  • Got a big swan.
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Fundraising at Penrith May Day with Cumbria Pride group
  • Attended Solfest
  • Olympic Torch ~ Flag Waving
  • Trip to Blackpool Pride 2012
  • Attended Cumbria Pride and participated in surveying the LGBT community

2013

  • Exhibition on LGBT portrayal in the media at Tullie House for LGBT History Month
  • Moved in to new space at LGBT HQ, spent time socialising in Sticky Bits Cafe, those who are over 18 socialised in The Regency
  • Socialised with young people from Dumfries LGBT Centre at Sticky Bits Cafe
  • Volunteering opportunities for PiNC members at Sticky Bits Cafe
  • Held stall at Cumbria Pride 2013, selling hand made crafts, etc, to contribute to PiNC funds
  • PiNC member set up own crafts business, and started selling her hand made crafts at Sticky Bits Cafe
  • Ran Craft group & Book Reading group at LGBThq

2014

  • Socialising in Sticky Bits Café
  • Cumbria Pride 2014 for the first time in Carlisle City Centre
  • Going to Blackpool Pride 2014
  • Carlisle College Support System set up
  • Carlisle College Summer Art Exhibition held at LGBThq
  • University of Cumbria Performing Arts Fundraisers held at LGBThq in aid of PiNC
  • Contact with Schools, College, & University

 

2015

  • Socialising in Sticky Bits Café
  • Cumbria Pride 2015 in Carlisle City Centre
  • Youth Games, and Health & Wellbeing Conference for young people from England, Scotland, & Wales held at LGBThq, Sheepmount, & Sands Centre
  • Peer Mentoring training programme for young people to commence
  • Potential LGBT History Project involving young people based at LGBThq

 

For up and coming activities and events see page 'What's To Come'

 

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