We’ve been running a number of smaller projects in addition to our main Congleton Pride summer event.

Social events

When it was safe to do so, we’ve organised small local events, from film and Drag Race screenings to the biggest of them, our Drag Night featuring Miss Blair. We hope to continue with more of these as soon as we can, creating fun and safe social spaces for the Congleton area’s LGBTQ+ people and their friends and allies.

Online fun

To try and maintain our social event presence as best we could during the coronavirus pandemic, we ran an online pub quiz. We had some LGBTQ-themed questions in there amongst the fun for all!

And while we’ve been unable to cover the real town of Congleton in pride flags for some time, we made up for it in virtual reality with our maze game Prideworld. Win the game by filling the mostly-grey world with pride flag colours! Each new mission is released on a day devoted to a particular section of the LGBTQ+ community – the latest is for Pansexual/Panromantic Awareness Day!

Research

We asked the people of Congleton about their opinions and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community here. Here are all the details.

What else can we do?

We hope to continue and broaden these projects as we emerge from the coronavirus situation. If you have ideas for how we might help to make Congleton a safer (or simply more fun) place for this community, or you’d like to be part of making these things happen, please get in touch with us, join one of our meetings or follow us on Facebook