Hundreds of Bears roared into Dorset Gardens in Kemp Town on Saturday, June 18 for the annual Bear’s Picnic at Brighton Bear Weekend.
Volunteers from Lunch Positive, the HIV lunch club prepared a delicious hot BBQ for the hungry bears, Gin and Bear It! served cocktails and drinks from the boot of their classic 1968 Morris Minor and Brighton Bear Weekend organisers manned the tombola stall, all to raise money for the Rainbow Fund, who give grants to LGBT/HIV organisations delivering effective front line services to LGBT people in Brighton and Hove.
Honorary bear and star of Britain’s Got Talent, Lorraine Bowen dropped by to taste one of the delicious cakes baked by the Lunch Positive team while players from the Brighton and Hove Sea Serpents Rugby Team resplendent in their tight rugby shorts gave an exhibition of their throwing skills and helped sell raffle tickets.
Organiser are still doing the sums of money raised for the Rainbow Fund and the final total will be announced shortly.
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