equalities Events Year of LGBT+ worker

Join the Movement for Equality and Love and March with Pride with UNISON colleagues and friends at Pride Edinburgh 2024

On Saturday 22nd June 2022, Pride Edinburgh takes place in the heart of the capital for an inclusive and fun celebration of the local LGBT+ community.

This is a special year for us, as 2024 is UNISON’s Year of the LGBT+ Worker

Whether you identify as LGBT+ or not. Whether you have ever been on a march before or not. Please help us mark 2024 as a standout Year of The LGBT+ Worker and take part in this fantastic family friendly day out.

You don’t have to come alone. We will meet up for some coffee and a cake before we head off. Feel free to bring friends and family. If you are in the mood to party-on afterwards, you can carry on the fun into the early evening at Pride Festival in Bristo Square.

11:00 to 12:15 Meet up for coffee and a cake with colleagues and friends at Origin Coffee

ORIGIN COFFEE LOCATION 6-8 South College St, Edinburgh EH8 9AA

12:15 to 12:30 Head to Pride 2024

12:30 Join the procession at the Scottish Parliament

13:00 March from Parliament, up the Royal Mile to Bristo Square.

14:00 to 18:00 Pride Festival, Bristo Square, Entry is free and Atomic Kitten will be headlining.

Wheelchair and disabled access is available throughout.

If you are unable to join us for coffee beforehand, you can still find us between 12:30 and 13:00 by looking for the Unison Flags. We will be near colleagues from the Scottish Ambulance Service. They will have an ambulance with them, so you won’t miss them/us.

Useful links:

Edinburgh Pride March 2024

UNISON – Edinburgh LGBT+ WhatsApp community

Unison Edinburgh


Hope to see you all there.

Peace and Pride,

Ian Ludlam
LGBT+ officer

(PS if identify as LGBT+ please consider updating your My UNISON account and tick the ‘LGBT+’ box. You will find your membership number in the message footer)