Community Events

Stonewall’s community event calendar has a variety of different events. These events have been organised by Stonewall supporters to raise vital funds to support our work.

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The Trials of Oscar Wilde
‘The truth is rarely pure and never simple’

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We’re so excited that after a successful UK wide tour, ‘The Trials of Oscar Wilde’ is transferring to Trafalgar Studios, London, from 13 October to 8 November 2014.

Most people have seen an Oscar Wilde play but very little is known about his trial for gross indecency or what Wilde said in court. This production of ‘The Trials of Oscar Wilde’ aims to appeal to those who love Wilde’s plays but also to engage with new audiences who are interested in Wilde himself. Written by John O’Connor and Wilde’s own grandson Merlin Holland, this is a play that is well informed and not to be missed.

“…this delightful and historically accurate production transports one back to the sexually discriminatory England of 1895.’ TV BOMB

On 14 October 2014 at 7pm the European Arts Company have kindly donated 25 tickets for Stonewall to sell at £25 to celebrate our 25th anniversary year with every penny coming to Stonewall. To purchase your tickets for this performance click here. 

On 16 October 2014, on what will be Oscar’s 160th Birthday, the European Arts Company will be donating £1 for the matineee (3pm) and £10 for the evening performance (7pm) of each ticket sale to Stonewall. As an added bonus for the evening performance, you'll receive a free programme and a glass of Prosecco to toast Oscar's birthday. They'll also be a Q&A with Merlin Holland, Wilde's own grandson after the performance. Tickets cost £25 for the matinee and £35 for the evening performance. Click here to purchase tickets.
 

Halsbury Legal Awards 2014

Stonewall is pleased to announce that we have been chosen as charity partner for the Halsbury Legal Awards 2014 on 24 September.

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Acting Chief Executive Ruth Hunt says: “We’re excited to partner with the Halsbury Legal Awards and LexisNexis to help raise funds to tackle homophobic bullying in Britain’s schools. Too many young lesbian, gay and bisexual people still grow up experiencing bullying and harassment. This support means we can continue to work with thousands of schools across the country to eradicate homophobic abuse.”

To find out more about the Halsbury Legal Awards go to http://www.halsburylegalawards.co.uk/ 

 

Party at POUT

POUT

We’re delighted that POUT London, POUT South and POUT Brighton will be supporting Stonewall through its funky club nights for women. Join 100s of lovely ladies and dance the night away with top DJs who will take you on a journey through dance music bliss.

£1 from every £8 ticket sold for the party events will be donated to Stonewall to help us tackle homophobia and fight for equality worldwide. The next events are...

POUT London 24 May 2014
The Yacht
Temple Pier
Victoria Embankment
London
WC2R 2PN

8pm – 2pm

POUT Brighton 18 July 2014
OHSO SOCIAL
250a Kings Road Arches
BRIGHTON
BN1 1NB

8pm – 2am                                                                            

To find out more information and purchase tickets click here.


 

Prides and Mardi Gras

 

prideThe UK’s first Gay Pride march was in July 1972, with just over 700 people marching through London’s streets.

Since then, hundreds of Prides and Mardi Gras have taken place across the whole of the UK in celebration of LGB & T life in all its diversity.

 

Click here to find out the dates of this year's Prides and Mardi Gras events.  

 


For more details on organising your own event to help us raise vital funds for our work call Rachel Mann, Community and Events Officer on 020 7593 3477 or email Rachel.Mann@Stonewall.org.uk.   


Stonewall is not responsible for the organisation of these events or for the collection of the money, but we are delighted that such efforts are being made on our behalf. 

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