Pride: sore feet and cheekbones!

For Pride month, our members are sharing their stories, our committee member, Ed Magee, tells his story.

Committee Member Ed Magee (right) and friends at Pride.

Pride and what it means to me – sore feet and cheekbones! 

By Ed Magee 

I’ve only marched twice in Pride, once with Harrow and Brent council and once with Camden council but I’ve volunteered since 2012 with Pride. 

Volunteering for Pride is a long day making it safe for everyone. It takes a huge number of volunteers and an immense about of planning behind the scenes all done by a core team of volunteers.  You should see the training on how to manage the road crossing it’s a precision operation.  

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Online Meetup: An Evening with Actor Derek Murphy

Derek Murphy

Just us for an online meet-up on April 27th at 2000. We will be joined by Irish actor and producer, and London resident, Derek Murphy.

On stage, credits include, most recently ‘Love Dance’ at ‘The Chiswick Playhouse London‘, as well as ‘‪Dial M for Murder‬’, ‘‪Major Barbara‬’, ‘Scapino’, ‘John Bulls Other Island’, and National UK Tour of ‘Arms and the Man’ (Michael Friend Productions, Shaw2020 London), ‘MacSwiney’ (Irish Theatre London) ‘Exposed‘ (Southwark Playhouse) ‘Dracula‘ (Jellyfish Theatre Co. Rome), ‘Woyzeck‘ (London Theatre) and ‘Just Above Dogs‘ (Green Curtain Theatre Co.) which was performed at The Houses of Parliament in London.

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Event: The 34th Film Screening and Q&A

The 34th Film Screening

Folks, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with London Irish Centre and the IFI for a very special screening of ‘The 34th Film Screening: The Story of Marriage Equality’.

Join us on February 13th at 2pm for a matinee screening. You can book your tickets here.


Spanning a decade that culminated in the 34th amendment of the Irish Constitution, Linda Cullen and Vanessa Gildea’s IFTA-nominated documentary feature follows the founders and members of the Marriage Equality organisation, as they campaigned for the extension of civil marriage to same-sex couples. 

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