About the Golden Handbags

The Golden Handbag Awards are Brighton & Hove's very own 'Gay Oscars'. They recognise the achievements of people and organisations who are part of Brighton & Hove's LGBT+ scene while raising money for and awarding bursaries to local LGBT/HIV voluntary sector organisations.

Established in 1996 by Gscene magazine, the annual event has over the years raised more than £150,000 for local good causes.

This years Golden Handbag Awards will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in the Oxford Suite at the Hilton Brighton Metropole starting at 7.30pm. The evening will be hosted by Lola Lasagne and the lineup of artists appearing will be announced in the June issue of Gscene.

Unreserved tickets costing £20 are available from Prowler at 112 St James Street. Prowler do not charge a booking fee so you can only pay cash in person in the shop.

There are just two reserved VIP tables left costing £240.00 and seating 12 people each. To book one telephone 01273 749 947 or email: info@gscene.com

If you would like to nomination someone for a Life Time Achievement Award, The Straight Allies Award or one of the community volunteering awards email: info@gscene.com

Voting in the 2017 Golden Handbag Awards closes at midnight on Monday, May 29.