Community News

LGBT+ Media Pays its Respects to Queen

LGBTQIA Media have been paying their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth in the UK. Many of the community’s media curtailed programming or output and aired classical or ambient music to reflect the sombre mood of the nation. One internet station, GMIX Radio, which streams continuous gay club and pop music, said that they would be closing all together, until after the period of national mourning.  

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Reading Pride is Popular as Thousands Attend

BBC Radio Berkshire reports that at least thirteen thousand people took part in Reading Pride on Saturday 3rd September. Acts that performed at the King’s Meadow park included Girls' Aloud singer Nadine Coyle, 'Mickey'-singer, Lolly and RuPaul's Drag Race UK's Sum Ting Wong.

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Pride Comic Festival Returns to Bristol

It’s back to kick the Autumn season of LGBTQIA events off in Bristol! The Pride Comic Arts Festival is returning to the city on Saturday September 3rd for the second year in a row.

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Bank Holiday Community Events in Weston

Bank Holiday Sunday, 28th August, will see a day of community action headed up by North Somerset LGBT+ Forum. At 9.30am at the organisation’s headquarters in Meadow Street, Weston-Super-Mare, a new piece of installation art will be unveiled.

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Arts Group Breaks Down Barriers in Bristol

Maddie Clarke-Newell writing in the local newspaper B247 reports that a safe space for women of all backgrounds is helping to break down barriers at the Arnolfini Arts Centre.

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12
Aug

Medway Pride, which takes place on Saturday 20th August in Rochester, is looking for around thirty people to take part in a very special display on the main parade.

11
Aug

Gay Times reports that UK Black Pride is back for the first time since 2019.  The celebration of black LGBTQIA diversity and community is an essential part of the wider Pride calendar and gives a c

29
Jul

Burnham on Sea Media Hub reports that the planned Burnham on Sea and Highridge Pride event which would have been one of the smallest Prides in the UK, did not go ahead on 16th July owing to a decis

14
Jul

The Independent newspaper reports that actor Cynthia Eviro, who was nominated for two Oscars in 2019, has discussed her sexuality openly in a new magazine interview.

13
Jul

Aaron Simmons is on a roll, says the Jewish Chronicle newspaper. The comic, who is Jewish, polyamorous and a wheelchair user, has been wowing crowds with his wit and gentle humour.

Our Supporting Stations

BCfm - Our home station. Broadcasting across Bristol on 93.2fm
Gastonbury FM - Broadcasting across Glastonbury on 107.1fm
Bradley Stoke Radio - covering the Bradley Stoke area of Bristol on 103.4fm
Base Radio - Streaming online from Windmill Hill in Bristol
Frome FM - covering Frome on 96.6fm
Thornbury FM - Streaming online from Thornbury near Bristol
Wave Radio - Streaming online from Weston Super Mare
Radio Tircoed - covering the Swansea area on 106.5fm
Trans Radio UK - Online trans focused radio
Glitterbeam - Music with sparkle