Top 5 gay things to do in 2017 around the UK
BLACKPOOL – Book A Weekend Break For Single Gay Men
With all the bad press around dating apps at the moment, one hotel in Blackpool is offering something a little different for 2017. Fun packed weekends for single gay men. Enjoy a two-night break in one of the UK’s largest gay party towns whilst meeting up with other single gay men. You can get involved as much or as little as you want and whether you’re looking for love or just new friends, you’re guaranteed a memorable weekend. Two night stays from just £65 including welcome and farewell drinks.
When: Various dates, see website for details.
Visit: De-LovelyHotel.co.uk for more information
Bookings: 01253 717943
HULL – Attend the 1st ever national UK Pride event
50 years on since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, Hull will be hosting the first national LGBT+ UK Pride event, having been awarded the honour earlier this year. This new annual event will be awarded to different towns and cities across the UK each year and is hailed as the UK’s newest and largest Pride Party that’ll attract thousands of LGBT+ people from across the UK. Book early!
When: 22nd July 2017
Visit: PrideInHull.co.uk for act announcements and tickets
SNOWDONIA – Climb the UK’s third tallest mountain… in a frock!© AMzPhoto Depositphotos
Join the Queens Of Snowdonia and drag up for charity this coming July 2017. Organised by Miss Roxy Ritz and other Queens, the walkers hope to raise £10,000 for four different charities. So if you wish to take part and relive that famous Priscilla scene then get yourself signed up. Heels not recommended!
When: 7th July 2017
Visit: Queens Of Snowdonia Facebook page for sign-up and updates.
CARDIFF – Visit the Iris Prize LGBTI Film Festival
With thirty short films by or about LGBTI people, you’ll be sure to find your own winner as they compete to win the £30,000 prize in this 10th annual festival. Set over four days, you’ll have plenty of time to take in the city of Cardiff.
When: 10th – 15th October 2017
Visit: IrisPrize.org for more details
EDINBURGH – Get all cuddly at BearScotFest
Four days of parties, brunches and sightseeing await the bears, cubs, otters, chasers and admirers at the UK’s largest coming together of all things furry at BearScotFest 2017 in a city filled with heritage sites and numerous gay bars to explore.
When: 5th – 8th October 2017
Visit: BearScots.org.uk for more details