Christchurch Pride

Christchurch Pride Week was on from 28 February to 10 March 2019.

The 2019 programme was a smorgasbord of spectacle including events at Tūranga, an exclusive film screening of Boy Erased, a Rainbow Market, cabaret, rugby, dance, drag, and dog walking.

Pride Week 2019 events at Christchurch City Libraries

Qtopia Zine Night - Friday 1 March, 4pm to 6pm

Celebrate Pride Week by creating your own A3 folded rainbow zine. Zines are easy to make and are a great way to share your art, poems, and writing with the world. Take home four copies to share! Swap with others on the day to build your own zine collection.

Qtopia LGBTQIA Book Speed Dating - Wednesday 6 March 4pm to 6pm

Join Christchurch City Libraries along with Qtopia. They tell you 'don't judge a book by its cover'. Well we take it back! Come and take a deeper look at Christchurch City Libraries' rainbow reads. Judge books based on their covers! Who knows, you might even make a love connection with a truly amazing book!

Qtopia It gets better panel discussion - Thursday 7 March, 5pm to 8pm

Celebrate Pride with Qtopia and Christchurch City Libraries. Join us and our special guests for a panel discussion on diversity, community, love, and the fact that it truly does get better.

Pride stories - Sunday 10 March 12pm to 12.30pm

Join us for a storytime and enjoy inclusive and diverse picture books and sing a few songs. 

Qtopia Whānau | For under 13s & Rainbow Whānau

The Qtopia Whānau | For under 13s & Rainbow Whānau will be meeting every second Sunday of the month, from 1:30pm to 2:30pm at Tūranga. This group is for LGBTQIA+ young people aged under 13 years and Rainbow Families.
Subscribe to the Qtopia Whānau event on Facebook.

Find out more about Christchurch Pride

For more about the history of Christchurch Pride, read Joyce's post on Pride of times past.

Read our LGBTQIA+ Topic guide for teens, including Rainbow reads booklists