Pride in Plymouth

Bringing LGBTQ+ communities together, under the umbrella of the Pride in Plymouth Community Trust, to celebrate and represent the diversity that exists in the city.

Our Aims

Pride in Plymouth aims to;

Create a ‘community hub’ to support other community groups, events, and projects for the benefit of the LGBTQ+ communities in Plymouth.

Share information about equality legislation, promoting and signposting to local and national support groups and raising awareness in support of international human rights particularly in relation to LGBTQ+ people.

Organse and promote spaces and places that bring LGBTQ+ people together.
Develop and share the Pride in Plymouth LGBTQ+ Community Archive.
Promote Plymouth to the wider LGBTQ+ audience as a viable place to live, study and visit.

Meet The Team

Alan Butler


Dr Alan Butler has over 10 years’ experience in creating an archive of people’s lived experience in the city and used it as part of his PhD study. Throughout that time, he has worked to increase LGBQT+ visibility and advocacy across the city, and beyond by exploring and celebrating a rich heritage. In addition to being part of Pride in Plymouth he is a lecturer at Plymouth Marjon University and the city’s LGBTQ+ community builder. Please contact him via alan.butler@prideinplymouth.org.uk

Mark Ayres



Donna Maughan



Duncan Mason


Duncan has been involved with Pride In Plymouth since 2014 – Bringing his knowledge of hospitality and retail along with creative arts to support the organisation. During this time he has also been involved with advocacy work, hate crime reporting and community engagement through creative projects. To get in touch contact him at Duncan.mason@prideinplymouth.org.uk


Plymouth Pride CIC

Queer District Collective

The Old Queeriosity Bookshop

Not Alone

Trans Pride

Intercom Trust

Out Youth

Community Builders

Plymouth Octopus

Plymouth Social Enterprise Network

Leadworks Projects

Eddystone Trust

Gay Outdoors Club

Cornwall Pride

Proud 2 Be

Exeter Pride

Tavistock Pride

Timebank South West

Oral History Society

Community Archives & Heritage Group