Pride party to celebrate Rugby's diversity - The Rugby Observer

Pride party to celebrate Rugby's diversity

Rugby Editorial 23rd Mar, 2019   0

A PARTY will raise money for Warwickshire Pride and celebrate the diversity in Rugby’s LGBT+ community.

The Big Red Rugby Rainbow Party will raise money for the Pride group in response to a recent survey indicating Rugby is ‘not a friendly place’ for LGBT+ people.

Hosted by Warwickshire’s own drag queen legend Sassi Afrika, it will feature a live performance from punk-pop singer songwriter DiDi alongside local singers, dancers, DJs and drag queens.

Warwickshire Pride chair Daniel Browne said: “If we didn’t already know it, recent events have shown how important it is for Rugby’s LGBT+ community to celebrate our place in this town.

“The Big Red Rugby Rainbow Party is an opportunity to do just that, so we’re extending a warm welcome to all our allies and anyone who cares about equality to come along and have a brilliant time.”

The party takes place at 7.30pm on Friday March 29 at the Indian Centre in Edward Street.

All proceeds will support projects with Warwickshire Pride for Rugby’s LGBTQ+ community.

Visit for tickets, available on a ‘pay what you can’ basis.


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