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Sunday February 1st, 2015 2:00 PM

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We have a great way to kick off the year with the Melbourne Pride March coming up on Sunday 1st February. Please put this date into your diaries as we would love for you to come along and march with us!

What: Pride March Victoria 2015. The aim of the march is to recognize and celebrate the people and events that inspire the courage, solidarity, diversity and strong sense of community of Victoria’s LGBTI people. This year Pride March will celebrate it’s 20th Anniversary, so be sure you are there to show your colours!  Whilst we call it a march, we enthusiastically encourage dancing, singing, strutting, catwalking and voguing!!! If you have any percussion instruments such as whistles, tambourines, drums bring them along!!

When: Sunday 1st February 2015 from 12pm onwards (the march commences at 2pm)

Where: Participants should arrive at the park on the corner of Lakeside Drive and Fitzroy Street, St Kilda from 12:30pm (midday) onwards. Look out for the sign Freedom2b and assemble there. Please ensure you have a hat, sunscreen and comfortable shoes as the march is 1km in length at an easy walking pace.

RSVP: The event is free so just turn up!

After the march concludes in the Catani Gardens there will be some speeches and a concert. There will be bars, entertainment, and food available throughout Catani Gardens. The MCV Community Village will also be situated in the Gardens for your enjoyment.  OR come and join us at Barney Allen’s - 14 Fitzroy St St Kilda from 3.30pm onwards (we have reserved a spot for f2b). If you are not up to marching just come and watch and met us afterwards.

It has always been a really fun day and very community focused. We would love to have a strong freedom2b contingent so please try to come along.

 

If you have any questions please call Linda on 0430045585

Posted by Linda on December 4, 2014

Saturday March 7th, 2015 3:00 PM

002If you have ever marched with freedom2b in Mardi Gras, you will know how much fun the night is. If you haven’t, it’s an experience you will never forget.

In 2015, freedom2b will be marching for the eighth time in the Sydney Mardi Gras, the worlds most renowned LGBTI pride event. We invite you to join us for a night of celebration.

Further details, including how to register and be a part of our group, will be announced here soon, so keep checking back.

If you are planning to join us from overseas, here is a general idea of what the weekend will look like.

Friday March 6th 2015 – 7pm

Special freedom2b dinner. Taking place the night before Mardi Gras, we will be having a BBQ where you can meet others who will be marching with you in our group as well as pick up your marching pack, which contains your group t-shirt and all the essential information you will need on the day.

Saturday March 7th 2015  

(Times to be confirmed closer to the day)

3pm (approx) – Freedom2b Mardi Gras 2015 attendees will assemble at a meeting point and prepare to move into the parade marshaling area.

3.30pm (approx) – Freedom2b Mardi Gras 2015 attendees leave the meeting point and move into the parade marshaling area.

8pm – Mardi Gras Parade begins.

To view photos of our entries from previous years, please use the links below.

Photos of 2009

Photos of 2010

Photos of 2011

Photos of 2012

Photos of 2013

For more information, please email events@freedom2b.org or call Shane on 0413 374 650

Posted by Shane Cathcart on December 12, 2014