In 2020 ‘Pride in Surrey’ became a community interest company registered at companies house as ‘Surrey LGBTQ Pride CIC’. Its main purpose to celebrate, educate and connect the LGBTQ+ community and allies being there for the community, minimising isolation and connecting those who need it to support that is readily available.
An unprecedented year to say the least but we’re proud that as a committed team of volunteers we managed to deliver a number of online events paired with an amazing ‘Pride on the road’ ensuring visibility of the LGBTQ+ community during a period of time that was difficult due to COVID-19 in the local area.
Some things delivered through 2020 are:
/Not Alone, Text SAM Domestic abuse service, Spread Pride Not Hate, Pride on the road including online service, World AIDS Day Online, Surrey Shop, Blossom LGBT Online and more!
Catch up on majority of our online content at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0cKdu8Igd4pTC_vcjaWzjQ?
BIG NEWS: We are proud to announce that a LGBTQ+ Shop & Safe space from Pride in Surrey will be opening at 9am on Saturday 12th December in the Woking: Peacocks shopping centre.
Come and find us up on Level 1 by simply hopping onto the escalator in front of Primark or jumping in a lift. Covid safe store, click and collect available at: SurreyShop.co.uk and we’ll be there for you!
The Proud Show
Sunday: 2-4pm on Radio Woking via DAB across Surrey, online and via the Radio Woking or Tunein apps and Google or Amazon smart speakers.
Monday: 11-1pm on Trans Radio UK via the Trans Radio UK app, Google and Amazon smart speakers or online via their website.
Local Support Groups
There are a number of support groups, charities and youth/adult services in Surrey that can help you if needed. You are never alone! Find local support here.
New: Social Support Groups (Delayed due to COVID-19)
We aim to build social spaces in safe, discreet locations that allow people to meet like-minded individuals. Come along and have a chat over a cup of tea or coffee knowing that our volunteers will be there to signpost any support that you may need. More information click here.
Donate to Pride in Surrey
Last year Pride In Surrey’s 2019 events cost over £32,000 to deliver, with 2020 expecting to cost even more. We work hard to ensure Pride in Surrey’s events remain FREE, however that can only happen with thanks to our sponsors and your generous donations. Donate via PayPal
Surrey’s first Pride event took place on August 10th in 2019 and welcomed over 7,500 visitors to Woking Park in Woking throughout the day cz-lekarna.com. We also saw over 3,000 people taking part and supporting the Pride Parade through Woking Town centre. Find out about the impact that Pride in Surrey’s main event had, how much it cost and where the money was spent. Read our Impact Report here.
Pride In Surrey are committed to supporting Outline Surrey in their mission to be there for the LGBTQ+ community of Surrey and surrounding areas.
Last year we were able to make a donation of £500 from donations made on the day at the main Pride event.
Contact Outline Helpline
Volunteer at Outline
About Pride In Surrey