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UWE Bristol proud to sponsor Pride

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UWE Bristol is supporting Bristol Pride 2014, a week-long festival of the lesbian, gay, cross-sexual and transgender (LGBT) groups over the South West, running from the 5 – 13 July.

The topic We Are: Proud is the chance for LGBT individuals, their companions, families and the entire of the South West to remained up and pronounce they are pleased with who they are and their friends and family. The occasions of the week are an energizing and changed blend of film, game, talks, theater and execution that will closer view and showcase LGBT entertainers, gatherings and reasons.

The Pride Film Festival is again at the Watershed and will screen the best in LGBT film, handpicked from the BFI Flare film celebration held not long ago. Movies being demonstrated incorporate Lifting, G.b.f – Gay Best Friend and the acclaimed narrative Age of Consent.

New during the current year is the Pride Dog Show which happens on Sunday 6 July and is the perfection of the ‘Make Sunday Special’ occasion, which will see Small Street shut for a day of family activites and occasions.

UWE Bristol’s Equality and Diversity Champion, Professor Ron Ritchie, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Partnerships, Diversity and Civic Engagement, said, “UWE Bristol’s solid responsibility to turning into a comprehensive University should not be bargained in these testing times. We accept that a comprehensive University profits all understudies and staff and we are pleased with our various college group. I respect UWE Bristol’s sponsorship of Pride as one of the vital routes in which we show our dedication to differences and push UWE Bristol as a comprehensive, open and inviting learning group.”

UWE Bristol’s solid responsibility to LGBT uniformity has been reflected in its incorporation in the Stonewall Workplace Index, climbing ten spots from a year ago’s positioning of 45th to 35th general amongst the Stonewall Top 100 Employers. The University will likewise have a vicinity at the celebration itself running a stall and giving volunteers.

Daryn Carter, coordinator of Bristol Pride 2014, said, “We are exceptionally satisfied to again have such overpowering backing for UWE Bristol, both regarding money related backing for Pride additionally in helping bring issues to light of our occasions and exercises amongst understudies, staff and Bristol in general. UWE Bristol has been an extraordinary accomplice to Pride and has underpinned our exercises since Pride came back to the city in 2010.

Bristol Pride 2014 climaxes in Pride Day, an one day, free celebration of social music and expressions occurring in Castle Park on Saturday 12 July. The occasion begins at 12 pm and runs into the night with 90’s sensation, Corona featuring on the fundamental stage.

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Address: Coldharbour Ln, Bristol BS16 1QY, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 117 965 6261
Enrollment: 30,069 (2009)
Founded: 1970

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