Castlemaine Pride has taken on a new form in 2022!

Along with the annual Picnic in the Park, there will be a number of LGBTIQ+ events held across Castlemaine, with the week being kicked off at the official launch on Friday 29 March.

Castlemaine Pride 2022 Events Program – click here to download

  • Castlemaine Pride Week Opening feat. Todd Fernando Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ Communities
  • 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Friday 29 April at the Market Building, 44 Mostyn St. Castlemaine
  • Bent Brushes Launch
  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm, Friday 29 April at the Market Building, 44 Mostyn St. Castlemaine
  • Castlemaine Sound – Open Ages Gig
  • 6.00pm, Friday 29 April, Castlemaine Town Hall, 25 Lyttleton St. Castlemaine
  • Bent Brushes Art Exhibition
  • Saturday 30 April to 9 May
  • Picnic in the ParkEntertainment Guide
  • 1.00pm – 5.00pm, Saturday 30 April, Castlemaine Town Hall, 25 Lyttleton St. Castlemaine
  • Jasper Peach in Conversation with Yves Rees
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Saturday 30 April at the Tap Room, 9 Walker St. Castlemaine
  • Pub Sing – $10 Entry
  • 7.30pm – 9.30pm, Saturday 30 April at the Tap Room, 9 Walker St. Castlemaine
  • Joint Castlemaine Alluvians & Nomads Bushwalk – click here for more information
  • 9.15am – 1.00pm, Sunday 1 May, Garfield Wheel Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park
  • Glam Slam TennisEntries now open!
  • Sunday 1 May, Castlemaine Lawn Tennis Club, 2 Hargraves St. Castlemaine
  • Trans & Gender Diverse Clothing Swap
  • 10.00am – 4.00pm, Sunday 1 May, Castlemaine Town Hall, 25 Lyttleton St. Castlemaine
  • Persecution to Celebration LGBTIQ+ History TalkBookings essential, click here for tickets
  • 7.30pm, Wednesday 18 May at Northern Arts Hotel, 359 Barker St. Castlemaine
  • An illustrated and animated history of Castlemaine Gay Culture on ‘and off’  our goldfields to the present time.Tents, Diggings and Diggers will never be quite the same!!!! Drinks and discussion at the bar after the performance.
  • Film Screening: My First SummerBookings essential, click here for tickets
  • 7.30pm, Wednesday 4 May at Northern Arts Hotel, 359 Barker St. Castlemaine
  • One of the films actors, Maiah Stewardson will make a few comments before the film starts, and there will be a ‘Question & Answer’ session following the film screening.
  • Pride Across the Ages Podcast Launch: Hosted by the Mount Alexander LGBTIQA+ Steering GroupClick here for Tickets
  • 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Thursday 5 May at Goldfield Library Castlemaine, 212 Barker St. Castlemaine
  • Film Screening: Hating Peter TatchellTickets $5. click here to book
  • 7.30pm, Thursdays 5 May at Northern Arts Hotel, 359 Barker St. Castlemaine
  • Yellow Brick Road
  • 5.00pm – 7.00pm, Friday 6 May at Theatre Royal, 30 Hargraves St, Castlemaine

Want to keep up to date with all things LGBTIQ+ in the Castlemaine and surrounding area? See the Castlemaine Pride Facebook Group