Who we are

Pride In Surrey is a not-for-profit organisation with the mission to Celebrating, Educating and Connecting the LGBTQ+ community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, non-binary, asexual, polysexual, genderqueer and gender variant people) and culture within Surrey, UK.

Pride In Surrey has confirmed the first LGBTQ+ Pride with Parade to Surrey – Saturday 10th August 2019.
The first Parade will take place through Woking Town and the Pride celebration follows in Woking Park.
Click here to find more information about Pride 2019

Pride In Surrey In The News

What do we do

Apart from confirming the first LGBTQ+ Pride in Surrey we’re also responsible for and not limited to:

  • Producing and presenting the Proud Show on community station, Radio Woking every Sunday 2-4pm.
  • Working with local groups and venues across Surrey creating a variety of LGBTQ+/Pride themed events and/or safe spaces. Check out our Events Page for more
  • Connecting everyone to local and national support groups. Click here to see a list of support groups
  • Facilitating workshops relating to gender and/or sexuality for businesses/groups across Surrey.

Meet the team

Pride In Surrey is made possible with thanks to a team of volunteers dedicating their time.

Stephen Ireland

Stephen Ireland

Founder & Chairperson

I'm passionate about inclusivity across our County and will work tirelessly to Celebrate, Educate & Connect the LGBTQ+ community and allies

Charlie Watts

Charlie Watts

Trustee - Event Organiser

He/Him. I am proud to be a part of bringing the first LGBTQ+ Pride In Surrey. I am committed to creating safe and inclusive LGBTQ+ events.

Vikki Cole

Vikki Cole

Accessibility & Safeguarding

She/Her. I am passionate about disability rights/access, and the full inclusion of disabled people within the LGBT+ community.

Cathy Harding

Cathy Harding

Pride Associate

She/Her. DIVAS have been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community for 10+ years and we are excited to be part of the team at Pride In Surrey

Maz Harding

Maz Harding

Pride Associate

She/Her. DIVAS have been supporting the local LGBTQ+ community for 10+ years and we are excited to be part of the team at Pride In Surrey

Karen Holdsworth-Cannon

Karen Holdsworth-Cannon

Funding & Stop Hate Campaigner

Pride means so much to me. I believe in mutual respect and understanding for everyone! I want everyone to be treated with dignity & respect.

Alan Holgate

Alan Holgate

PARADE MANAGER

I am excited that Pride is finally coming to Surrey and I wanted to be part of it! To make a difference in the community.

Molly White

Molly White

Youth Lead

She/Her, Twister Youth Worker passionate about helping the next generation to find inclusion, acceptance & equality.

Jamie Donovan

Jamie Donovan

Youth Ambassador

Pride is a celebration of diversity and a show of unity and strength. I am very passionate about making society more inclusive & accepting.

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