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 an inclusive squash group 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. We currently play in the GFSN national league which sees us play competitive fixtures throughout Britain

ShuttleScots

ShuttleScots

ShuttleScots is Edinburgh’s relaxed & friendly inclusive Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender group that meets every week to socialise and play badminton.

Thebans RFC

Thebans RFC

Caledonian Thebans Rugby Football Club is an Edinburgh-based rugby union club. They are Scotland’s first gay-friendly rugby club, and currently the only one in the country

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 and gardens.

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, tennis courts, bowling greens, outdoor football pitches.

G1 Group

G1 Group

G1 Group owns over 40 venues throughout Scotland, ranging from restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas and hotels. LGBT venues in Glasgow include the Polo Lounge, Delmonica’s and the Riding Room.

GCUSA

GCUSA

Glasgow Caledonian Students’ Association exists to represent the students at GCU. It is autonomous from the University and is democratically controlled by students at all levels.

Hampden Park

Hampden Park

The Hampden Experience gives visitors of all ages the chance to experience Scotland’s national football stadium.

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.

The Virginia Gallery

The Virginia Gallery

Open since January 2011, the Virginia Gallery is a gallery space holding monthly exhibitions in the heart of the Merchant City.

Vespbar

Vespbar

Located at the heart of the city centre in Drury Street, Vespbar sports a retro style Italian café interior, with original 1950’s seating.

Choose Life

Choose Life

Choose Life is a national strategy and action plan aimed at addressing the rising rate of suicide in Scotland.

Equality Network

Equality Network

The Equality Network works for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality and human rights in Scotland. We strive to be inclusive and open in our work, to challenge discrimination and to consult, involve and inform the individuals and the communities for which we work.

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. Six million people use the rail network every day and we’re here to keep you safe and help you feel secure on your journey.