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Saturday 24 August 2019

Southampton Pride returns on Saturday 24 August 2019 and is set to be bigger and better than ever before. With live performances, community stands and a parade through the city centre there’s something for everyone to get involved.

Being home to a diverse community of staff and students, Solent is proud to be an official partner of Southampton Pride, celebrating diversity across the city. To help you make the most of the occasion we’re delighted to be offering a variety of activities and offers to help you make the most of the occasion.  

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Our guide to Pride

Key details

Saturday 24 August 2019, 11am-6pm (evening entertainment continues until late)
Guildhall Square, Southampton, SO14 7LP

Visit the Southampton Pride website

Say hello

Our team will be on hand throughout the day at the Solent info point, located at Guildhall Square. Whether you're looking to start a new course, discover how you can work with your local university, or reconnect with us through our alumni community, drop by and speak with our friendly and helpful team. We've also got a few giveaways, so be quick and pop along on the day.

Take part in the parade

Join our staff, students and alumni in this year's Southampton Pride march, departing from Guildhall Square at 2pm. Watch out for our Solent branded boards and goods along the way! If you'd like to take part, it's not to late to register - fill in the form here.

Grab your deckchair pic

Jump in our giant deckchair in Guildhall Square and get your photo taken around our giant rainbow arch. At the end of the day, we'll upload all the photos to Facebook, so you can get tagging!

See us raise the flag

Our St Mary's campus, home to the Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering, will be proudly flying the LGBTQ flag throughout the Pride weekend. Drop by and take a look.

Make a night of it

Make a weekend of your visit in the city with rooms available in our student residences from £25 per person, per night.

Our Lucia Foster Welch and David Moxon student residences are located just a short walk from the city centre and offer comfortable, clean and affordable accommodation.

Lucia Foster Welch - £25 per person, per night (including VAT)
Located near to Ocean Village, facilities include:

  • Flat configuration containing six, eight or 10 single bedrooms, each with a washbasin.
  • Toilet and shower facilities in each flat.
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms.
  • Kitchen/diners equipped with storage area, fridges/freezers, electric hobs, conventional and microwave ovens, kettles and vacuum cleaners.
  • All bedrooms are fitted with WiFi access.
  • Check in from 12noon and check out by 10am.

David Moxon - £30 per person, per night (including vat)
One of our most centrally located residences, located a short 5-minute walk from the city centre, with facilities including:

  • Single bedrooms with en-suite toilet, washbasin and shower facilities.
  • Kitchen/diners equipped with storage area, fridge freezers, electric hobs, conventional and microwave ovens, kettles and vacuum cleaners.
  • All bedrooms are fitted with WiFi access.
  • Check in from 12noon and check out by 10am.

To book, contact summer.language@solent.ac.uk