Over 200 guests attended the Kaleidoscope Trust’s 4th annual gala dinner last week.

There was a strong sense of solidarity in the room at Kaleidoscope Trust’s 4th Annual Gala last week, LGBT people from around the world gathered in the same room for the worthy cause.

Attendees at the Gala Dinner included a number of politicians and famous faces.

Sir Ian McKellen and fellow Stonewall co-founder Lord Cashman took to the stage during the charity auction – with an offer of dinner with pair attracting more than £5000.

John Bercow – who has served as Commons Speaker since 2009 – also addressed the attendees on behalf of the Trust, of which he serves as President.

The Speaker condemned the “disgusting and egregious” Commonwealth anti-gay laws, as well as promising a debate on the issue.

The Executive Director of Equal Ground, Sri Lanka, Rosanna Flamer-Caldera also gave an inspirational speech about the fight for LGBT in her own country.

Entertainment came from singer songwriter Dan Gillespie Sells.

See pictures from the event below.







Find out more about the work of the Kaleidoscope Trust here.

PinkNews is proud to be the media partner for the Kaleidoscope Trust Gala Dinner 2016.