Pride Month 2022: The best things to do in London from bike rides to movie nights

Whether you’re looking for something more relaxed or a great party, we have the best events in London for Pride Month 2022.

The month of June marks Pride Month 2022 and the capital has lots of celebrations of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Whether you’re looking for something more relaxed or a great party, there’s lots going on to enjoy the month.

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In the run up to the big London Pride on July 2, there’s plenty to do in London during June’s Pride Month 2022.

Several events are happening across the capital to support Pride

Queer Pub Quiz

The Common Counter at Glass House, 118 Bethnal Green Road,  London, E2 6DG Friday June 17 - 7pm £8 per person

Stonewall lesbian role model Laïla El-Metoui has teamed up with Sappho Events for an interactive and educational Queer Quiz Night.

Gather a team of friends or even go on your own and make some new friends as you use Kahoot to be the fastest finger on the buzzer and win the most points.

The Common Counter offers a host of cocktails and mocktails made with fresh, seasonal produce to get you in the quizzing mood.

Doors open at 6:30pm and event organisers have said the event is a bring your own food night.

For more information, visit the Queer Pub Quiz OutSavvy page.

The Pride Picnic is a great way to meet new people as it aims for people to meet in a non-digital way

Pride Picnic

Gunnersbury Park, Acton, London W3 8LQ Saturday June 18 - 1pm - 5pm free but can register your attendance online

The West London Queer Project have partnered with the Gunnersbury Park and Museum to host a Pride Month Picinic.

Meeting in the south garden behind the museum, there will be the chance to play lawn games and make new friends.

Hosted by Aubrey, who will go out of his way to make everyone feel welcome, his aim is to encourage the queer community away from its reliance on meeting new people through dating apps.

More information on the picnic can be found on The Chiswick Calendar.

Pride Unprejudiced: The Party

Colours Hoxton, 2-4 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NU Thursday June 23 - doors open at 7pm tickets between £5 - £13

MUBI, Queer House Party and Fringe! have come together to host a dress up screening of cult classic Querelle by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

The event’s dress theme is Naughty Nautical and they want to see sailors, mermaids and fishy queens, with prizes for the best dressed.

After the film, join the afterparty with DJs and performances that have been curated by Queer House Party and Fringe.

For more information on the event visit the Pride Unpredjudiced OutSavvy page.

Desire, Love, Identity - LGBTQ tour of the British Museum

Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG June 24 - July 30 - Tours start at 2.30pm tickets are free but you must book in advance

The British Museum is hosting volunteer-led tours around the exhibits to discover the fascinating selection of objects that are connected to the LGBTQ beliefs.

From the ancient world to the present day, the tour also explores some of the most famous art displays.

For more information and where to book your tickets, visit the British Museum website.

Pride Ride

Outside National Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX Saturday June 25 - 1.30pm - 4.30pm free but do register ahead

IBikeLondon is back for another year of Pride Ride to celebrate LGBTQ friends and allies.

it will build a great atmosphere with a fleet of disco bikes booming a host of Pride disco tunes to ride along to.

The group will ride at a relaxed pace with all ages and abilities welcome to join in.

IBikeLondon also suggests bringing your own food and drinks as they will be taking plenty of breaks along the way.

For more information or to register your interest visit the Ride Pride eventbrite page.

Pride Lates - Science Museum

Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD Wednesday June 29 - 8.30pm - 10pm general admission tickets are free

This special Science Museum Lates is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pride.

There will be plenty to do including talks, tours and hands on workshops, as well as a Pride themed pub quiz and a silent disco.

The Science Museum will also be hosting a special screening of the George Michael Freedom Uncut in their IMAX theatre.

For more information on all talks and how to get tickets, visit the Science Museum website.

Rooftop Film Club - Pride Movie Nights

Bussey Building in Peckham and Roof East in Stratford tickets start at £16.95.

Rooftop Film Club have announced their June film list including special screenings in celebration of Pride Month.

The Rooftop Film Club will be screening several LGBTQIA+ hits including The Birdcage and Elton John’s Rocketman!

There’s also an exclusive at the Bussey Building as author Hannah Strong comes to talk about Lost in Translation and her new book Sofia Coppola.

To see all screenings and their timings visit the Rooftop Film Club website.