News: May 2023

New mural brings subways to life

One of the most used subways in Bracknell Forest has been transformed from a dull, graffiti hotspot to a vibrant mural that celebrates biodiversity and pollinators.
Mural painted in underpass

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2023

Every June since 2008, people from across the UK have celebrated Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month (GRTHM). Through celebration, education and raising awareness, GRTHM helps to tackle prejudice and challenge myths. It aims to amplify the voices of Gypsies, Roma and travellers in wider society.
Group of roma women

Raise more with the Bracknell Forest Lottery

The Bracknell Forest Lottery is offering a huge national prize this June. Ticket buyers will get a chance to win a Sony home theatre bundle. This is a 4k 55” smart TV and a wireless home theatre 5.1 sound system.

This is a chance for good causes to earn more.
Man viewing homescreen

Bracknell Forest stages its first ever Pride festival

Bracknell Forest’s first ever Pride festival will arrive in the town centre on Saturday 10 June.

The family friendly event will celebrate and support the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community. It will be about welcoming local people in unity and solidarity, enjoying the day in love and friendship.

Pride 2023 in Bracknell Forest

June is Pride month, an annual celebration of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning) communities all around the world.
Cartoon figures holding Pride flags

Bee aware at The Lexicon

The Lexicon has a fun and educational May 2023 half term planned with its Bee Aware Week running from Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June.
Bee on a golden flower in the garden

Reducing anxiety through exercise

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 is just around the corner, and Bracknell Forest Council is calling on residents to prioritise their mental health by exercising.
Person tying up shoe laces

Get crafty at The Lexicon

Craft Coop, a social enterprise business, will be opening its doors in Princess Square next month.
Hands doing crafts at a table