Hate Crime Awareness Week 2014 began on 11th October and Pride in Plymouth volunteers were out and about, in the city centre, spreading the word with leaflets designed to raise awareness around the issue and to promote our informal social at Plymouth Arts Centre from 6.30pm – 8.30pm pm on Wednesday 15th, where we invite you to come along and talk about your experiences of hate crime in the city,…
Plymouth has an expanding and lively gay scene that offers a friendly welcome to visitors, with regular theme nights and live entertainment there is always something going on. The permanent gay venues are complemented by ‘gay nights, and parties held at various venues in the city. Many of the bars on North Hill and around the university are popular with LGBT students and offer a friendly mixed environment.
Pride in Plymouth promote key events happening on the scene and other mainstream events that may be of interest. The best way to keep up to date with the venues and events is by Joining them on Facebook – Links provided below.
Photos From the Scene (2013)
In February 2014 KISS opened its doors formally Zeros the club has had a refrub and has been re-branded under the new ownership . The club has a modern clean feel with four distinct areas over three floors. With dedicated outdoor smoking areas, three bars and choice of music. Centrally located near the Bank Pub behind the Theatre Royal.24 Lockyer Street, Plymouth Phone: 01752 123468
In December 2013 OMG hit Plymouth with its new club on the Barbican bringing their experience from Bristol the club was an immediate hit and welcome addition to the Plymouth Gay Scene.
Located on the quayside between the Three Crowns and the Live Lounge.11a The Parade, Plymouth
A New Spa and Suna for gay and bisexual men has opened in Plymouth Manticore offers a steam room, sauna, cinema, private cabins, lounge, and refreshments all set in modern clean design. Manticore is open 12 – 10pm every day with last admission at 9pm – telephone – 07427 677567 or go to the Manticore Website for more details.
Hawkins Meeting House is an established venue that offers late night drinking and particularly busy at weekends when the bar has a club atmosphere. When the sun comes out the beer garden is a real sun trap providing a relaxing space perfect for afternoon drinks. Bank Holiday Sundays at Hawkins have become legendary with back to back live entertainment and often a FREE BBQ.
Quality Home Cooked Food available Mon – Sat 12:00 – 8pm
FREE Function room / venue hire5 Buckwell Street, Plymouth Phone: 01752 222919
Formerly The Swallow.
After a brief time as the G-Spot the Swallow is now known as the Compass Inn which is a very fitting name considering it’s location near the harbour and Plymouth’s nautical history.59-61 Bretonside, Plymouth
Phone: 01752 209405
Gay friendly venue with cosy lounge feel and atmosphere, with regular entertainment. Proper home cooked Roast available every Sunday – Booking essential to avoid disappointment.51-53 Bretonside, Plymouth
Phone: 01752 267770
The Clarence one of Plymouth’s oldest gay pubs has also been refurbished and reopened February 2013. Landladies Tracy and Maria are keen to bring the ‘spirit’ of the old Clarence back to life at this historic and quirky bar.31 Clarence Place, PL1 3JP Plymouth
A NEW different type of gay and lesbian oriented night – PRISM gay night returns to the White Rabbit on Tuesday 3rd September 2013. With chart tunes, massive dubstep tunes and epic rock tunes? It’s all there and perfect for those wanting to experience the gay scene in a different light!1st Tuesday of the Month White Rabbit – Bretonside Bus Station
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