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Penarth Pier
Penarth is a seaside town in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The Victorian pier was reopened after extensive renovation in 2013.[1]

LGBT history

The writer Graham Robertson went to school in Penarth.

In 2015, Fern Coslett from Penarth set up set up "the UK’s first fashion focused LGBT+ clothing brand".[2]

The Penarth Pier Pavilion has screened a series of short films from Iris Prize, Wales’ International LGBT Film Festival.[3]


  1. Clare Gabriel, "Revamped Penarth pier pavilion opens doors again" BBC News, 22 September 2013
  2. Anthony Lewis, "Penarthian launches UK's first LGBT clothing brand". Penarth Times, 11 December 2015