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Brighton Bear Weekend raise £8,460 for Rainbow Fund

Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) organisers hosted a thank you party at the Camelford Arms on Tuesday, July 10 to thank volunteers, performers and venue owners who helped stage BBW 2018 from June 14-17. THE weekend was raising money for the Rainbow Fund, a Brighton based fund who give...

Record numbers expected for Brighton Bear Weekend 2018

Organisers of the Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) secure biggest prize fund yet, worth over £2,500 for this years fundraising raffle. RAFFLE prizes include a money can’t buy one-off piece of art worth over £1,700 from The Strange Case Company called Master Tom, and ten party...

Bears raise cracking total for Rainbow Fund

Brighton Bear Easter Quiz raises record-breaking £450.70 at the annual event held at The Camelford Arms over Easter. THE winning team, the topically named Sandpaper down under, just missed out on the £300 cash prize and won the 6 bottles of beer. The chocolate filled 18 prize...

Brighton Bear Weekend add new colours to range of t-shirts

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) add two new colours to their range of T-shirts – Forest Green and Navy. THIS year’s T-shirt logo is designed by the popular Italian artist Bobo-Bear with sizes available from small to 4XL. The T-shirts...

Programme announced for Brighton Bear Weekend

Organisers of Brighton Bear Weekend announce a full programme of events taking place from Thursday, June 14 to Sunday, June 17, 2018 to raise money for the Rainbow Fund. EVENTS planned over the weekend include a welcome party at Bar Revenge, pub quiz at Camelford Arms, club...

Bobo-Bear launches Brighton Bear Weekend 2018 t-shirts

Bobo-Bear designer of this years Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) logo paid a visit to the city last month for the launch of his t-shirt design for the BBW festival in June. ON a very wet and stormy Saturday night, fans turned up at Prowler in St James Street to meet the man behind...

Brighton Bear Christmas Quiz raises £278.73 for Rainbow Fund

The annual Brighton Bear Christmas Quiz organised by Brighton Bear Weekend at the Camelford Arms raises £278.73 for Rainbow Fund. THE Camelford was so busy for the annual Christmas quiz people were perched on the bar and sat in the Moroccan garden out the back to play. This yea...

A very beary Christmas this weekend at Bar Broadway, Subline and Camelford

Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) and Bear-Patrol join forces this weekend to bring you some festive cheer and raise money for the Rainbow Fund. THE FESTIVE fun starts with the return of the very popular Bear-a-oke at Bar Broadway on Saturday, December 9 from 7.00 pm to 9.30pm. Hosted...

Brighton Bear Halloween party breaks the vault for Rainbow Fund

This year’s annual Brighton Bear Halloween party raised a record breaking £533 for the Rainbow Fund. THE Night of The Living Zomibears held at Subline on October 27 was a huge success with many turning out in costume to enjoy the raucous party atmosphere. Top prizes donated...

Rainbow Fund award record total in grants to local LGBT/HIV groups

Grants totalling £110,688 awarded to local LGBT+ and HIV organisations at the annual Rainbow Fund Grant Awards Ceremony at the Brighton Metropole Hotel on Monday, October 16. Rainbow Fund Patron Zoe Lyons and entertainer Lola Lasagne proved a great double act hosting the ceremony...