Bristol News

More Support for Local "Locked Out" Bookstore

You may recall that we reported recently on the Hidden Corner Bookshop and Cafe, a local queer and black run resource space which was Bristol's only source of dedicated LGBTQIA books. The proprietors of Hidden Corner have been locked out of the building by landlords and protests have been held because many local people feel that the lock out was illegal. Now, the owner of the previous cafe to occupy the site, has added his support to the operators of Hidden Corner.

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RSVP for "Exchange" Venue Gig in Bristol

Black History Month is being celebrated by the Exchange, the music venue, and vegetarian café at the foot of Old Market Street, in the heart of Bristol’s gay village.  People with longer memories may remember it as the popular leather gay venue Club Castro’s.

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Rallying to Support Independent Bookstore

Protests have continued all week outside the small cafe and bookstore, The Hidden Corner based in St Paul's. The shop stocked titles by black writers, LGBT+ writers and hosted events relevant to its multicultural community.

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Film Festival Brings More than 100 Movies

Bristol will play host to a festival LGBTQIA cinema over the four day period from 8th to 12th September, at a brand new arts venue, Bricks at St Anne's House.

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Queer Night Pride will Reclaim After Dark

Just as in the eighties, rises in homophobic and transphobic hate crime led to the creation of action groups such as OutRage! and the Lesbian Avengers, so a new generation of LGBTQIA people is turning fear and anger over the post-Brexit and post-Austerity surges in hate crime into activism.

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Many LGBTQIA people care for the environment.


B247 newspaper reports that an award from the toiletries brand Dove who have recently pioneered showcasing diverse bodies in advertising, has been made to


Ken Macharia, who plays with Bristol based gay rugby team The Bisons says that he cannot fully believe that his ordeal of a campaign to stay in the UK is finally over, after an ann


BBC Points West reported that a Pride Themed Bus will be touring the city of Bristol for the Pride Celebrations now underway.


Daryn Carter from Bristol Pride was on BBC Radio Bristol first thing on Thursday morning, talking about the new rainbow and trans pride zebra crossing that now gra

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