Press Release from GoCreate Taunton 1st August 2022

Taunton Live & Pride

Vivary Park, Taunton on Saturday 16th July 2022

GoCreate Taunton were delighted to facilitate Taunton’s first Pride as part of Taunton Live Arts Festival in 2021.

Since then, Taunton Pride has formed its own working committee and has been set up as a Community Interest Company (CIC). For 2022, Taunton Pride CIC plan to collaborate with GoCreate CIC to produce Taunton Live & Pride,  a one day celebration of Arts, Culture, Diversity & Inclusion in Vivary Park on Saturday 16th July and a Pride Parade through Town leading to the Event.   The Festival will have multiple Stages, a Well-being Area coordinated by The Sangha House, a Literary Area coordinated by The Jemima Layzell Trust, Dance and outdoor arts Pop-Ups, Children’s Area, Artists Quarter offering free creative workshops, Awareness & Support Stalls, Artisan Food Market, Bars and Cultural Pop Up’s!

This will be a Free Event Thanks to our wonderful Sponsors, Volunteers and the support of local LGTBQ+ Groups.

The Festival Theme is Celebrate Educate #IntersectionalALL

Taunton Live & Pride

A selections of photographs from our 2021 Event


Useful Festival Information


Vivary Park, Upper High Street Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3QE


Think Green! Join us by Train, Bus, Bicycle, or Feet as we are easily accessible from the Town Centre.

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