Top 10 LGBT Events this June 2018!

10 LGBT Events taking place in Camden this June 2018 in date order, as part of Pride in London 2018!

June is here, and what does that mean!? Pride in London's 2018 Pride Festival is here! 

This year's theme: What does Pride mean to you? Pride means so many things to so many people. We want to see the richness and diversity of all of that across all of our events this year.

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From June 9 through till July 7, London is jam-packed with a variety of fun and exciting LGBT events, and especially in our borough of Camden! Check out the list of Camden's LGBT events taking place this June, plus a sneaky view into July's events too!

1. Pride 2018 Self-defence Class

Saturday, June 16, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 

Oasis Sports Centre, 32 Endell Street London, England, WC2H 9AG United Kingdom (map)

Ishigaki Ju-jitsu, London's LGBT+ martial arts club, are excited to run their annual self-defence course as part of Pride in London 2018.

 

2. Flawless Talent: Public Finale Show

Sunday, June 17, 2018

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square London, England, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom (map)

Flawless Talent is Greater London's first brand new competition for young LGBT+ performers to showcase their abilities and win the opportunity to perform LIVE onstage at Pride In London.

 

3. LGBT+ Ping Pong event

Sunday, June 17, 2018

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Bounce Farringdon, 121 Holborn London, England, EC1N 2TD United Kingdom (map)

If you like the sound of a late Sunday afternoon of great ping pong games, wonderball and a games guru experience, plus friendly banter, a few drinks and a bite to eat with other great people in the LGBT+ community, then you are very welcome to come along and join us!

 

4. Queer Asia Film Festival 2018 @ British Museum #camdenvox

Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:00 AM - Friday, June 29, 2018 7:00 PM

British Museum London (map)

'Queer’ Asia Film Festival 2018 will be held over five days starting and ending at the British Museum (on 24 and 29 June) and screenings in between on 25, 27 and 28 June at SOAS, University of London. 

More info on our website! http://lovecamden.org/queerasia-bring-out-third-installment-queerasia-conference-titled-bodies-x-borders

 

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5. Hampstead Heath LGBT+ Summer Picnic

Sunday, June 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hampsted Heath, London United Kingdom (map)

Just a chilled out afternoon on Hampstead Heath. Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat with friends, old and new, in the summer sun! You can bring your own food and drink, get a takeout or buy some food from local stores only a few minutes walk away.

 

6. My Son is Gay @ London Indian Film Festival 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

SOAS Khalili Lecture Theatre, Torrington Square London, England, WC1H 0XG United Kingdom (map)

Varun is a happy-go-lucky, handsome young man who is the apple of his mother Lakshmi’s eye. He believes his mother would be by his side no matter what. When Lakshmi discovers Varun is gay, she is shocked and vows it is something she will never accept. As he decides to move on with his life and find love, Lakshmi decides to seek out her lost son.

 

7. Queer Asia Conference: Bodies X Borders #camdenvox

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 6:00 PM - Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:00 PM

SOAS, Thornhaugh Street London, England, WC1H 0XG United Kingdom (map)

The third edition of the ‘Queer’ Asia conference brings together academics, activists, policy makers, donors and artists to talk about contemporary challenges facing LGBTI people in Asia and the diaspora. The theme of this year's conference is 'Bodies X Borders.'

More info on our website! http://lovecamden.org/queerasia-bring-out-third-installment-queerasia-conference-titled-bodies-x-borders

 

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8. Gender Identity In Modern Health Care

Thursday, June 28, 2018

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM 

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road London, England NW1 2BE (map)

This event will explore the spectrum of gender identity in modern health care and biomedical research. Researchers and commentators from the biomedical and LGBT+ communities will mix and examine how understanding of gender has evolved in the modern era and how this new understanding is being applied in the health sphere. The event will look at how gender is understood in advancing research and patient treatment.

 

9. Pride in London Talent Sessions At The Hospital Club

Friday, June 29, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM 

The Hospital Club, 24 Endell Street London, England, WC2H 9HQ United Kingdom (map)

After a very successful Pride’s Got Talent, Pride in London has teamed up with The Hospital Club to present The Pride in London Talent Sessions At The Hospital Club.

 

10. Everyone is Divine!

Saturday, June 30, 2018 12:00 PM - Thursday, July 12, 2018 6:00 PM

The Horse Hospital, Colonnade London, England, WC1N 1JD United Kingdom (map)

Darren Evans has been working for 25 years in London as a freelance Hair and Makeup artist, working in fashion, film, and television. In the last three years he has followed a passion for photography focusing on portraits of people and friends from London's vibrant LGBTQ cabaret scene. Come and see a series of portraits of people from the LGBT+ cabaret/club scene in drag in the style of Divine.

 

Ok, as there are 11 events taking place in Camden throughout June here's a cheeky 11th addition into our Top 10 series!

11. #PrideProm

Saturday, June 30, 2018

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM 

Pirate Castle, 33 Oval Road London, England, NW1 7EA United Kingdom (map)

This is a fabulous event where you can meet other people your age who are also LGBT+ of whom many come alone and make friends in fun, relaxed, safe space that has got latest tracks, great acts and delicious food served.
 

Plus, take a look at what's going on in Camden in July as part of Pride Festival:

LGBT+ Ping Pong event (second date)

Sunday, July 1, 2018

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

Bounce Farringdon, 121 Holborn London, England, EC1N 2TD United Kingdom (map)

If you like the sound of a late Sunday afternoon of great ping pong games, wonderball and a games guru experience, plus friendly banter, a few drinks and a bite to eat with other great people in the LGBT+ community, then you are very welcome to come along and join us!

 

Spinder: Pride Anthems (spin class + social)

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

YMCA Club WC1B 3NQ (map)

Spinder is London’s fun gay fitness community. We partner exercise classes with fun social opportunities. Spinder really is the most fun you can have on an a spin bike and a really easy way to make friends. It’s 45mins, all-levels cardio workout - Sweat, shimmy and singalong to some of the best ever Pride Anthems. Get fit, have fun and stick around after class for a chance to make new friends in the post class social.

 

Gala Dinner

Thursday, July 5, 2018 7:00 PM - Friday, July 6, 2018 12:00 AM

61-65 Great Queen Street London, England, WC2B 5BZ (map)

This year’s Pride in London Gala Dinner is set to be our biggest and best yet. Following the success of last year we have moved to a larger venue to that even more people can join us for a night to remember. Tickets include sparkling drinks reception, a three-course dinner with a half bottle of wine per person, some great games and amazing entertainment, as well as our key note speaker.

 

Adoption information evening by Coram

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Coram Centre41 Brunswick Square London, England, WC1N 1AF United Kingdom (map)

Thinking about adopting a child? Start your adoption journey at our free Adoption Information Session in Central London.

 

Visit Pride in London's website for a full line up of events across London! 

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You can also celebrate @PrideInLondon 2018 with Amazon Music’s official #PrideInLondon playlist! https://amzn.to/2JvUkxa

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