Remembering the victims of the Orlando shootings: details of vigils across the UK.

Yesterday, 50 LGBT people were murdered just for being themselves. Today, we will all come together, as a community, to mourn their passing. Vigils will be taking place tonight and tomorrow to remember the victims of this atrocity.

We wanted to share details of events happening across the UK today. These are the events we’re aware of.

London – Old Compton Street, 7pm
Bournemouth – The Triangle, 7:00pm
Glasgow – George Square, 5:30pm
Leeds – Lower Briggate, 11:00pm
Nottingham – Speaker’s Corner, 7:00pm
Coventry – Central Hall, 7:00pm
Brighton – The Marlborough, 6:00pm and New Steine, 7:30pm
Bristol – College Green, Tuesday 14 June, 6:00pm
Norwich – City Hall, 7:00pm
Edinburgh – St Andrews Square, Wednesday 15 June, 5:30pm
Manchester – Sackville Gardens, 7:00pm
Liverpool – St Georges Hall, 7:00pm
Cardiff – The Senedd, 7:00pm
Birmingham – Nightingale Club, Kent St, 10:00pm
Sheffield – Hallam Square, 7:00pm
Newcastle – Time Square, Tuesday 14 June, 7:30pm
York – St Helens Sq, Tuesday 14 June, 7:00pm

We’ll keep the list up-to-date on our website as we find them.


  • Jonathon Staples - 13th June 2016, 2:42 pm

    A vigil will be held outside the Senedd in Cardiff Bay at 7pm tonight (13 June 2016).

    • John Peart - 13th June 2016, 2:48 pm

      Thanks Jonathan. We’ve updated the list.

  • Peter Stean - 13th June 2016, 2:59 pm

    Birmingham’s vigil is outside the Nightingale club on Kent St at 10pm *hugs*

    • John Peart - 13th June 2016, 3:03 pm

      Thanks Peter. We’ve added to the list.

  • Ash Loakes - 13th June 2016, 3:16 pm

    Cardiff is hosting a vigil tonight at 7pm outside the Welsh Assembly FYI

  • Ian Uriwn - 13th June 2016, 3:35 pm

    There will be a vigil on Tuesday at 7.30pm in Time Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

    • John Peart - 13th June 2016, 4:22 pm

      Thanks. We’ve updated the post to reflect this.

  • Beth Matthews - 13th June 2016, 3:56 pm

    A vigil will be held in Newcastle Time Square (Centre for Life) tomorrow 14.06.2016 at 7.30pm.

    • John Peart - 13th June 2016, 4:22 pm

      Thanks. We’ve updated the post to reflect this.


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