PRIDE 2021

PRIDE 2021
All the events are free [donations welcome], but some are ticketed to allow for social distancing, so please follow the links for tickets to secure your place!
The night before! Sep 10th @ The Stove, 100 High Street
A screening of ‘I am Divine’, followed by a discussion with Dumfries’ own Devine Tension [rated 15+]

Reel to Real Cinema: I Am Divine

Digital Pride @ 2pm Including Digital Pride Parade!
Use this link to join!
Info and Activity hub @ 10-6pm @ The Smithy, 113 High St.
Head to The Smithy to find out about all things Pride 2021 and grab a free copy of the D&G Queerier’s Pride issue!

T-shirts and merchandise (including a specially curated collection of queer books courtesy of ) will also be available to purchase here

2pm-4pm: Pride Makeup by The Fuller Face

Want some extra sparkle for the day to make you feel like your most magical self for Pride? The Fuller Face will be offering exclusive Pride makeup looks (£5)

5pm-6pm: The Queer Shorts Selection
Cosy screenings of the local short films, ‘I Take Pride in’ by Performance Collective Stranraer, ‘After/Hours’ by Dillon Colthart, and ‘Big Fat Gay’ by Grant Greer
Free tickets:…/the-queer-shorts…

Pride Stalls @ Makers Market @ 10-4pm , outside 179 High St (old Debenhams)
There will be freebies and fun events and activities throughout the day

Fore more info:

The Stove: 100 High St.
1pm-3pm OurStory Scotland LGBT+ Storytelling Workshop
Come and share your stories with the fantastic LGBT+ charity, OurStory Scotland.
This storytelling workshop will turn your memories, tales and anecdotes into part of a special LGBT+ archive at the National Museum of Scotland

Free tickets:…/lgbt-story-telling…

3.30pm-5.30pm Trans Masc Meetup
A safe and friendly space for trans masculine (including nonbinary) people to socialise and hear an update on local and national trans issue [age 16+]

Free tickets:…/trans-masc-meet-up-space…
Women and Non-Binary Space
Mrs Green’s Café: 16 Queensberry St
3pm-6pm Performances
Head to Mrs Green’s for spoken word by the moving local poet Lizzie Parsons, folk melodies by Katus Young, songs by the super talented Diane Little-Moss, comedy by the hilarious and original Chelsie Nash, and catchy ukulele tunes by the regional super star Alix Apples!
Mrs Green’s yummy full menu of food and drinks will be available throughout.

Free tickets:…/mrs-greens-women-and-non…

Children’s Activities:
Geek Retreat Dumfries: 17 Church Crescent
10am-10pm Games and activities

Tabletop games and activities for all ages, including a cosplay competition

11am-4pm Pride Chocolate painting Workshop

Fun for all ages, come and paint some locally made chocolate shapes using edible glitter and fun food colouring, courtesy of The Moniaive Chocolatiers

12pm-4pm DG Funky Faces
Want to be a be a unicorn, superhero, or rainbow for the day? DG Funky faces will be offering face paint for all ages
Catherine Street Inclusive Park: Catherine Street

11am-4pm Follow the Rainbow Trail
Child-friendly and accessible activities
2-4pm Pride in the Park
Join the wonderful Susi Sweetpea Fairy for stories and songs celebrating inclusion

Youth Activities [12-25] ~~~
Youth Enquiry Service: Top Floor DG One Leisure Complex (stairs access opposite The Range. Wheelchair access via main DG1 entrance)
12pm-5.30pm – Activities
Mocktail making, Pride rock painting, tie-dye t-shirts, glitter calming jars and the photobooth – there is also a designated Chill Out Space

Oasis Youth Centre: Newall Terrace (opposite Loreburn Hall)
7pm-9pm Disco
Come throw some shapes at the disco, drop a ballad at the karaoke, or show your talents at the open mic

Evening Events
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre: Mill Rd
7pm-9pm ‘Pride’

A special showing of the film ‘Pride’ (certificate 15), with subtitles, lowered sound and lighting, followed by a discussion with activist Belle Doyle and D&GQ Co-Founder Leo Marsh

Free tickets:…/pride-15…/e-xqexka
Theatre Royal: 66-68 Shakespeare St

Pride After Party
An exclusive spectacle of camp drag performance in a variety of styles, with bar open till midnight. This event is for over 18s only


Looking forward to a great day of fun celebrations, see you there!
Please be mindful of the high covid case numbers in Dumfries and Galloway at the moment, so please follow government guidelines on safety measures, and enjoy our digital event if you are not able to attend in person.

Organised by volunteers from D&G Queerier and D&G LGBT Plus