Pride month 2022

Pride Month 2022

Here at Host, we’re proud to promote a diverse living and working environment and actively encourage our staff and students to celebrate Pride month. Pride month or LGBT History month aims to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public.

Around the world every June, various events are held as a way of recognising the influence LGBT people have had on the world. Why was June chosen? Because it is when the Stonewall Riots took place, way back in 1969, find out more about the Stonewall riots here.

As Pride Month begins, we look back at some of our sites previous celebrations. Each year Host sites take part by decorating their social spaces and handing out pride themed goodies! Shand House in Cardiff, Host Student Apartments in Birmingham, The Hub in London, and Lace Market Studios in Nottingham are just some of our locations celebrating this wonderful month.

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Pride in your Host city:

Although June is officially Pride month, Pride events and parades run across the UK all year. There are still loads of pride events going on throughout the summer including:

City Name: Birmingham
Dates: 24th-25th September 2022
Where: Smithfield
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City Name: Cardiff
Dates: 27th-28th August 2022
Where: City Hall lawns
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City Name: Carlisle
Dates: 24th September 2022
Where: No announcements yet
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City Name: Colchester
Dates: 13th August 2022
Where: Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester
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City Name: Dublin
Dates: 22nd-26th June 2022
Where: Merrion Square
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City Name: Leicester
Dates: 3rd September 2022
Where: Victoria Park
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City Name: Liverpool
Dates: 30th July 2022
Where: Tithebarn Street
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City Name: London
Dates: 2nd July 2022
Where: Throughout the city
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City Name: Manchester
Dates: 26th-29th August 2022
Where: The Gay Village
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City Name: Nottingham
Dates: 30th July 2022
Where: No information
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City Name: Oxford
Dates: 4th June 2022
Where: Oxford Castle Quarter
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City Name: Plymouth
Dates: 13th-14th August 2022
Where: The Hoe
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City Name: Southampton
Dates: 27th August 2022
Where: Guildhall Square
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If you’re still looking for student accommodation for 2022-23, we still have rooms available across the UK and Ireland. Take a look at our locations or contact us directly for more information.

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