The Pride:MK event will have a community area where we welcome you to come and have a chat or engage with some of our community services that will be there.Get advice around fostering and adoption, sexual health, mental health, HIV, sport or chat to the lovely fire, police and ambulance services that are there to say HI!
Access Ambassadors will be on hand for any people that may need support if they are hard of hearing or Deaf. There is a doggy watering hole for our fur babies, who can attend until 6pm except guide dogs who are welcome all day.We will have a community tent where we will have speakers, local information, some acoustic artists and some free workshops, this will be open until 6pm.
We hope that the community area will be a space to chill and connect with others, our sensory tent will be in this area and is designed for those who need some calm space due to stimulus or anxiety. All of the services and information is for and about the LGBTQ+ community
Currently our speakers are:
Horse McDonald - singer songwriter, Horse is passionate about empowering our younger LGBTQ+ generation and is keen to share her extensive knowledge with young people attending the event.
Nicola Packham – artist, Nicola is a wonderfully skilled blacksmith who is passionate about supporting Trans rights and enabling all to take part in art.
YMCA - as so many of our community can face homelessness once coming out. The YMCA will be attending to show how they will support young LGBTQ+ people and their new homes being built right now in MK.
Robert Sexton - singer songwriter, Horse is passionate about empowering our younger LGBTQ+ generation and is keen to share her extensive knowledge with young people attending the event.
Check him out on Facebook - RobskiArt,https://linktr.ee/Robskiart
Local artists performing will be released nearer the time.
limited spaces - please sign up on the day.
Therapy Milton Keynes - LGBT practitioner, will be offering a free 45 minute mindfulness session. They specialise in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Hypno – analysis, SymbioDynamics. Coaching and BWRT.https://www.therapymiltonkeynes.com
Makara swim and yoga will be offering a free one hour yoga session suitable for all levels.https://www.makaraswimandyoga.co.uk