Partners

Festival Fortnight would not be possible without support from our partners; LGBT sports clubs, LGBT organisations, LGBT clubs and bars, and other organisations. Find out more about our partners below.

Colinton Squashers

Colinton Squashers

Colinton Squashers is a weekly social squash club for beginners and intermediate players, who meet at Colinton Castle Sports Club in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Racqueteers

Edinburgh Racqueteers

The Racqueteers is an inclusive (mainly lesbian and gay) badminton group, playing on Thursday evenings at Meadowbank Sports Stadium.

Glasgow FrontRunners

Glasgow FrontRunners

Inclusive community based road-running group with strong links to Glasgow’s LGBT community and friends.

HotScots FC

HotScots FC

Community club who welcome anyone with an interest in football – regardless of their gender identity, sexual orientation

OutdoorLads

OutdoorLads

OutdoorLads provides outdoor pursuits mostly for gay and bi-sexual lads, but the group does not discriminate on any grounds.

Saltire Thistle FC

Saltire Thistle FC

Saltire Thistle FC are a gay friendly football team for the West of Scotland, based in Glasgow.

Truegrip Badminton Glasgow

Truegrip Badminton Glasgow

An amateur and social LGBT badminton club that plays on Thursday evenings from 8-10pm at Badminton Academy at Scotstoun Leisure Centre.

Cockenzie House

Cockenzie House

Residents of Cockenzie and Port Seton have formed a Voluntary Association with the aim of raising community interest in securing the future of Cockenzie House.

Edinburgh Leisure

Edinburgh Leisure

Edinburgh Leisure is the biggest sport & leisure provider in Edinburgh, running a whole range of facilities including sports and leisure centres, swim centres, golf courses and much more.

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.

Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust

Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust

The Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust was established to encourage participation in sport and raise public awareness of all sporting disciplines throughout Ayrshire.

British Transport Police

British Transport Police

The British Transport Police look after Britain’s railways, providing a service to rail operators, their staff and passengers across the country.

Proud Huddle CSC

Proud Huddle CSC

Celtic Football Clubs’ first LGBT supporters club. We are a club WELCOME TO ALL. Join us!

Mean City Roller Derby

Mean City Roller Derby

Glasgow’s meanest and first co-ed all gender roller derby league.

KnockOut Boxing

KnockOut Boxing

Glasgow based LGBT boxing group

LGBT Basketball Group

LGBT Basketball Group

LGBT Basketball Group is a friendly and informal weekly group for LGBTQI beginners and regular players alike

Auld Reekie

Auld Reekie

Auld Reekie Roller Girls is a not-for-profit, grassroots, flat track roller derby team in Edinburgh

SWAN Network

SWAN Network

SWAN has become synonymous with networking within the LGBT professional community. They have been hosted at many major businesses in the central belt.

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

A unique community initiative that promotes the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.

Edinburgh Frontrunners

Edinburgh Frontrunners

Edinburgh Frontrunners is a club for LGBT and straight runners. EFR’s primary aim is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for LGBT runners and friends.

Football V Homophobia Scotland

Football V Homophobia Scotland

Football V Homophobia Scotland works to make Scottish football inclusive for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust

The Scottish Book Trust is a national organisation based in Edinburgh, Scotland promoting literature, reading and writing in Scotland.

Beyond Gender

Beyond Gender

A group that encourages and supports transgender, non-binary and intersex young people.

Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland

Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland

Waterski & Wakeboard Scotland is the governing body for all aspects of the sport in Scotland and has been established for over 40 years.

Glasgow Alphas RFC

Glasgow Alphas RFC

Glasgow’s LGBTI inclusive rugby club, fighting for equality, diversity and a safe space in team sports.

Ayrshire LGBTQ Group

Ayrshire LGBTQ Group

An established group which is run by and for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer community of Ayrshire.

Burnbank Equestrian Centre

Burnbank Equestrian Centre

Burnbank Equestrian Centre has a livery yard, riding school with indoor and outdoor facilities, winter grazing and professional coach on site.

The Ross County Foundation

The Ross County Foundation

The Ross County Foundation was established as the official partner charity of Ross County FC, “To provide support and change for the better in the Community.”

RollerStop

RollerStop

A fun filled family activity in the City Centre! Kids don’t get to have all the fun though, we have ADULT ONLY nights twice every week.

Edinburgh Zine Library

Edinburgh Zine Library

Edinburgh Zine Library is an archive and reference library of contemporary zines housed in the Art and Design Library at Edinburgh Central Library.

University of Edinburgh Staff Pride Network

An inclusive network that serves as a resource for the rich diversity and intersections of LGBT+ identified employees across the institution.

Pride Soc (prev BLOGS)

Pride Soc (prev BLOGS)

Provide a safe and supportive space for LGBT+ students at University of Edinburgh to socialise, relax, discuss issues, and get involved with the wider community.

Ladies Recreational Football and Sports

Ladies Recreational Football and Sports

Play inclusive, social football and walking football with no judgement, jargon, or pressure – just fun!

Recyke-a-bike

Recyke-a-bike

Recyke-a-bike is a Fallin Community Enterprises initiative. Our overarching aims are the relief of poverty and improvements in health, education and the environment.

UoG LGBT+ Staff Network

This group is for all University of Glasgow staff and postgraduate students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).