Pride Picnic 2022
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We are inviting you to Queens Park for our first Pride Picnic. A place to bring the LGBTQ+ community together, to celebrate, educate and raise awareness of the LGBTQIA+ community.

While this isn't our usual large Pride event, we are thrilled to be hosting a smaller event that encourages the LGBTQIA+ community and allies to come along for the day. Bring a picnic, a blanket, and a pride flag.
Date & Time

Saturday 13th August 2022 from 12 pm until 6pm

Pride is inclusive of all. Children are welcome, especially with accompanying adults.

Location

Queens Park, 160 Drove Rd, Swindon SN1 3AG. Next to Regents Circus

Queens Garden is roughly a 20-minute walk from Swindon Train Station.

Taxis will be available from Swindon Station and buses run frequently by the Park (9, 11, 17 and 17A)

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What to bring

Remember to bring some food and drink for your picnic. As well as a blanket, Pride flag and a folding chair (if you have one) Be ready for rain or shine; pack your sun cream and an umbrella.

What To Wear

Wear what you feel comfortable in. Don't forget your Pride flag.

What Not To Bring

Please do not bring any type of barbeque to the event as they are not allowed in the park. If you are bringing any drinks to the site please do not bring glass bottles, again these are not allowed on site.

Parking

There is no designated car parking for Queen's Park.

Nearby public car parks can be found by The Brunel Shopping Centre and Regent Circus.

Alcohol

 If you are drinking please do so responsibly.
Pace yourself, and drink plenty of water or soft drinks in between alcoholic drinks.
We recommend you don’t drink on an empty stomach, make sure you eat throughout the day.

Please do not bring any glass bottles to the site.

Accessibility

This park is wheelchair accessible.

The park can be loud so please be wary if you're sensitive to sound, you might want to bring ear defenders.

Can I bring my Dog?

Unfortunately, Queens Park does not allow dogs into the park.

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Volunteer

The Pride Picnic can only happen with the generous support of our volunteers. We always have various roles that we are looking for people to help us with, that will help support our event.

 

If you are 18+ and available on the 12th or 13th of August, please email your name, mobile number, and date/s you are available to:

volunteer@swindonwiltshirepride.co.uk

What's on?
Our Pride Stall
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Rainbow Deck Chair
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Music
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We are currently working on getting a food vendor for the event. Watch this space.