Oban Pride was originally due to take place on 10th September 2022 at the Corran Halls, Oban. Due to the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II Oban Pride got postponed and has been rescheduled to 12th November 2022.
We are delighted to be able to share with you all of our rescheduled plans below
You can find out about different ways to support Oban Pride, in our Ways to support Oban Pride booklet.
Kick off your Oban Pride Weekend in style with a special Pride Ceilidh.
Organised with Leap Sports as part of their Out and About in the Highland Project, we will be get Oban Pride off to a swinging start.
The Pride Ceilidh is free to attend and is being held at Cuan Mor from 7:30pm on Friday 11th November.
Spaces are limited and must be booked in advance
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We are delighted that our Pride March is back for 2022
Our Pride March will congregate at Station Square from 11:45 on 12th November 2022 and leave Station Square at 12:30 to head along George Street onto Corran Esplanade and arriving at the Corran Halls for our amazing range of activities and entertainment including our Rainbow Stage, Youth Zone, Family Zone and Community Stall Village.
We welcome everyone, who supports Equality for All to join us on our Pride March.
As a community, LGBTQ+ people throughout the world still face discrimination everyday, this maybe by people in their community or maybe by the laws within their country.
In the UK the LGBTQ+ community are still fighting to have conversion therapy banned for all including the Tran Community which is currently being debated. It is important that our Trans siblings have equality.
Our Pride March provides an opportunity for people to have their voices heard about LGBTQ+ rights.
COMMUNITY STALL VILLAGE
Our Community Stall Village will be held in Market Stalls outside the Corran Halls and will be open from 13:30 till 18:00 on 12th November 2022.
Stalls are available to hire for Charities, Non-Profit Organisations. other Organisations, Businesses and Artistes & Crafters
Our Stall Holders Guide is available below, if you are interested in booking a stall please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Rainbow Stage is back for 2022 and we have an amazing line up of Performers and Key Note Speakers.
Through our Performers and Key Note Speakers we will hear about the fight of Equality for All in our own country and throughout the World.
Our Rainbow Stage will be hosted by our very own Crystal and includes performances by Ellie Cooper, Lora McLeod, Lady Rampant, River, Dorian T Fisk, Rock and Reel, Crystal and Michael T Ogilvie.
New for 2022 is our Rainbow Lounge.
Our Rainbow Lounge is a Cabaret Style Lounge at the front of our Rainbow Stage, where you can sit and relax enjoying the show.
Tickets for our Rainbow Lounge are £15 each and include an Oban Pride Goody Bag with Vouchers for 2 hot drinks and 2 goodies from our Rainbow Café
Our Rainbow Lounge is supported by Strathearn Tea
Book your Rainbow Lounge Tickets Now, spaces are limited.
Our Family Zone is back for 2022.
We can't wait to welcome to you and your family to our Family Zone.
There is an amazing range of activities in our Family Zone including Soft Play, Inflatable Play, Arts & Crafts, Games.
Our Family Zone is at the Corran Halls from 1:30pm and is Free to attend.
Guardians must be present at all times with their children.
Our Youth Zone is back for 2022.
We can't wait to welcome High School Aged People to our fabulous Youth Zone in partnership with Oban Youth Cafe.
In our Youth Zone there will be a range of activities including games, arts & crafts and even a workshop run by one of our rainbow Stage performers Dorian T Fisk.
In our Youth Zone while be creative, we will be discussing What Pride means to us? Why Pride is important? The History of Pride and why everyone should be Free to be Themselves.
As part of Dorian T Fisk's Workshop participants we be looking at the History of Drag in the UK, Why Drag is so a big part of Queer Culture and having a bit of fun posing, walking the cat walk and Sashing Away.