Swindon & Wiltshire Pride 2022
Wiltshire's BIGGEST LGBTQ+ festival; returns for its 13th year. Celebrating diversity in Swindon & Wiltshire. 2021 saw 10,000 people attend throughout the day. Find out all important info about Swindon & Wiltshire Pride below.
Swindon & Wiltshire Pride is a FREE event however if you are able to donate to help us keep Pride free for all click here.
While the easing of restrictions means that some safety measures will no longer be a legal requirement, and we know a lot of people remain cautious. In line with the government advice to act carefully, we feel it is important to continue with certain measures to be on the safe side.
Here is what we are doing to make sure everyone feels as safe as possible at our Event.
Temperature checks on entry to the park
NHS track and trace on arrival
Contactless payments at our bars (preferred payment method)
Hand sanitiser stations
Covid risk assessment
Although the legal requirement to wear a face covering in England ended on 19 July, the government expects and recommends that people continue to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces.
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There is NO on-site parking. Limited disabled parking will be on Quarry Road within a coned-off area.
Nearby public car parks can be found in Old Town, Regent Circus & Town Center.
There are Taxi Marshalls located on Wood Street, Old Town, which is a 5-minute walk from Town Gardens, along Bath Road (when leaving Quarry Road, turn right on to Bath Road).
Date & Time
TBC. The last entry into the park will be at 9 pm.
Pride is inclusive of all. Children are welcome, especially with accompanying adults.
Swindon Town Gardens, SN1 4EP. Located between Bath Road and Westlecot Road.
The Town Gardens is roughly a 30-minute walk from Swindon Train Station.
Taxis will be available from Swindon Station and buses run frequently from Fleming Way (numbers 22 & 25) and the Bus Station (9, 11 and 12).
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Each year Swindon & Wiltshire Pride offers visitors a whole range of activities and entertainment.
We have bars onsite which are run by Pride, which means 100% of the profits help us keep the event FREE.
At Swindon and Wiltshire Pride, we are happy to announce all the fun-filled activities we have planned throughout the day. We have many zones throughout the Towns Gardens, from a family circus to arts and crafts:
Activities at Pride
Arts and Crafts Zone
Public Sector Zone
We have a variety of fabulous food outlets on-site, but if you would really like to carry your own picnic with you then please do. To keep the event clean, tidy and enjoyable for everyone, please use the general waste and recycling bins provided on-site.
We understand people have a wide range of dietary requirements so if you wish to bring food you can.
Accessibility At Pride
Sponsored by Arval
A Mobiloo (pop-up Changing Places Facility) will be available with a hoist, adult-sized changing bench and all else you'd expect to find in a fully accessible toilet.
The park is fully accessible with ramping to all areas. Some areas can be uneven and due caution should be used. Parking zones along Quarry Road will be coned-off for disabled parking.
For those who are sensitive to loud noises, you might want to bring ear defends. Pride has 2 stages of live music, as well as 1000's of people attending.
Can I bring my dog?
Click below to view our Dog policy. . If you don't need to bring your dog to Pride we strongly suggest you don't. Pride is very busy and not a great environment for dogs.
BSL Interpretation provided by Performance Interpreting
BSL Interpreters: Katie Fenwick, Karl Lorca & Stephanie Raper
Official After Party
Join the official Pride after-party Hosted by Level 3, Buy your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. LIMITED CAPACITY.
Please note: Accessibility-The night club has stairs throughout and no dedicated accessible toilet. 18+ event, challenge 25 bring ID.
Proudly sponsored by KBR