An LGBTQ+ community group is encouraging people to bring their rainbow flags, food, and blankets for a huge picnic in the park to celebrate Abingdon Pride 2022.

Pride Picnic, hosted by Abingdon Queer Action, is set to take over Abbey Meadows on Saturday June 25, from 1pm.

Abingdon Queer Action is an LGBTQ+ collective that focuses on creating a support network across Oxfordshire and every year it hosts a Pride event in the town.

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The picnic is an informal community event that welcomes friends and families.

On Facebook a spokesperson from Abingdon Queer Action said: “Remember to treat the local community and each other with respect by leaving the area tidy and not posting photos of anyone without their consent.”

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This story was written by Rebecca Whittaker, she joined the team in 2019 as a multimedia reporter.

Rebecca covers education and news in Abingdon and Wantage.

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