About PiNC

Pride in North Cumbria is a service for 13 to 25 year olds, to socialise, gain support, peer mentoring, advice, skills, receive training and even counselling if necessary; all while taking part in fun group activities such as arts, sports, politics & current events, field trips and much more.

Regular meet-ups are on Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm at the LGBThq, with special events and activities planned throughout the year.

Organisation Profile

Name: Pride in North Cumbria (PiNC)
Activities: LGBT+ support for those aged 13 to 25 in Cumbria
Founded: 2003
Structure: Registered Charity #1148688
Staff & Volunteers: 8
Members: 30 to 50


Current projects include: Sports activities, arts workshops, peer mentoring, a dance troop and a debating club.
Past activities have included: Involvment in all Cumbria Pride events, Youth Games, Health & Wellbeing Convention, various arts, dance, music, crafts and LGBT+ history exhibitions; as well as several trips to participate in other UK pride events.

Funding 2016/17

National Lottery Awards for All
Health Able
Cumbria Community Foundation
Riverside Housing
LGBT Youth North West & Scotland
Carlisle Neighbourhood Forum
Public Donations

Join PiNC

  • Anyone aged 13 to 25 years can join as a PiNC member, please call or txt Pam on 07971253241. Memberships are informal, so PiNC doesn't collect personal details, but you've probably got a few questions and they'd like to answer them personally.
  • PiNC are looking for volunteers (18+) to help run the charity, please get in touch to let them know a little bit about yourself.
  • Partnering with sponsors and other organisations is always beneficial, please contact PiNC for more information.
  • Donors are also very welcome, they're working on an online donation method, but they can accept cash (in person) cheques and bank transfers.


(01228) 267 247


Pride in North Cumbria
LGBThq, 21 Victoria Place,
Carlisle, CA1 1EJ