Big Picnic in the Park

  • Family
  • Food
  • Music
  • Outdoor
  • Sport
  • Free

RVT presents Pride in London’s Big Picnic in the Park, a free family-friendly accessible event.

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Programme of the day


Event start

Picnic to your hearts content with Hampers available by pre–order for lunch & tea by the Tea House Theatre including Queen of the Desserts, BBQ by Burger Bear with Ice Cream and Popcorn vendors, Bars by RVT


pride games in the park

Join us for ‘Pride Games in the Park’, Pride Sports in partnership with London 2018, along with the National Sports Federation Bodies, will provide a range of ‘have a go’ coached taster sessions. Come and try football, volleyball, tennis & wheelchair basketball. Sessions suitable for all ages. Fun children’s races at 3pm.


Sports, Heath & Wellbeing and selected market stalls


Pride Doggy Walk with prizes for Best in show, Best Large & Small Breed, and with runners up in conjunction with Battersea Dogs Home


“Mayor of Lambeth’s Pride Reception”
LGBT Sports Olympians & personalities, LCP directors/board meet local LGBT notables and MP’s who have shown support for the impending Marriage equality legislation…


Big Picnic presents The AGA at Divertimenti Cake Bake Off* sponsored by Waitrose (Vauxhall) with presentation and judging by celebrity chef, cook book author & UK Food Ambassador James McIntosh.



The Cactus Club – Line dancing


Tea House Theatre – Wine & Bubbles Bar


Polari Literature Salon hosted by Paul Burston


Live Entertainment hosted by Jason Prince including live sing along with G’ZANG, more acts to be announced !

9.15- 11pm


Screening of Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Luna Cinema with live stage show dance numbers.

Please note that this is a 15 rated film, timings may change subject to other activities and artists being included in the day, watch this space…

*Cake Bake Off Rules

Bring any cake, scones, gateau, biscuits, brownies, cupcakes, woopie pies or even a loaf of bread. Entry £5 per item as a donation to Pride London. All cakes to be delivered to the stand from 2 – 4:45pm on Sunday 30th June 2013. The competition is held in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. Late entries will not be accepted. Judges decision is final. No cash alternative to prizes. No fresh cream or raw eggs in products. For the avoidance of doubt this includes cheesecakes (baked or set), cream cheese toppings (eg carrot cake). Nuts and seeds are acceptable, but MUST be declared to the judges upon receipt of the the cake. For further information email