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Gay prides and events in the UK 2016

List of prides and gay events in the UK for 2016, click on the event’s name for full details for the applicable pride which includes a map of the location.

Previous gay prides

Belfast Gay Pride | Bicon | BIG Spring Camp | Birmingham Gay Pride | Blackpool Pride Festival | Blue Monday | Bourne Free Pride Festival | Brighton Pride | Brighton Pride Street Party | Brighton Trans Pride | Bristol Gay Pride |
Chester Pride | Chesterfield Pride | Cornwall Gay Pride | Coventry Gay Pride | Cumbria Pride | Cymru Gay Pride |
Doncaster Pride | Drag Ball UK | Drop-in LGBT coffee morning | Durham Pride |
Essex Pride | Exeter Gay Pride |
Family Pride | Foyle Pride Festival |
Glasgow Gay Pride | Gloucestershire Gay Pride |
Hampshire Pride | Hereford Pride | How Gay were Laurel and Hardy? | Hull Pride |
London Pride | Luton Gay Pride |
Manchester Gay Pride | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Basildon | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Blackpool | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Buxton | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Coventry | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Hull | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Margate | Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Norwich |
Newcastle Pride | Norwich Gay Pride | Nottingham Gay Pride |
Out for the Weekend | Oxford Pride |
Plymouth Pride | Portsmouth Pride | Pride Sheffield |
Queer Spirit Festival |
Reading Pride | Rotherham Pride |
Scunthorpes LGBT Night | Sparkle the National Transgender Celebration | Stoke on Trent Pride | Student Gay Pride | Swansea Bay Pride | Swindon & Wiltshire Pride |
Totnes Pride |
UK Black Pride |
Walsall Gay Pride | Warwickshire Pride | Weston Super Mare Pride | Winter Pride Art Awards | Winter Pride UK |
York Pride |

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January 2016

Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Basildon 2016


Towngate Theatre Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Margate 2016


Theatre Royal Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Norwich 2016


Norwich Playhouse Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Hull 2016


Hull Truck Theatre Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Winter Pride UK 2016


The Coronet Theatre, 28 New Kent Road UK Winter Pride 2016 Winter Pride’s mission is to increase positive awareness of LGBTQI communities at home and overseas by harnessing and celebrating creativity, culture and diversity. Winter Pride passionately believes that the arts have the power to transform lives directly. They can inspire, [...]

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February 2016

Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Blackpool 2016


Grand Theatre Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Student Gay Pride 2016


University Of Westminster Student Pride 2016 7-11pm Registration & drinks Wrist band collection, get to know each other games & 1.70 drink deals. Exclusive venue use for Student Pride 11pm G-A-Y heaven The party gets going at G-A-Y Heaven with camp-attack. £2.50 drinks for all wristband holders! More to follow

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Drop-in LGBT coffee morning


Surrey History Centre, Woking LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans) History Month takes place every year in February and celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. Come and meet members of Outline, Surrey’s LGBT support organisation. Help us put LGBT History on the map in Surrey with the Historic England ‘Pride [...]

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Blue Monday 2016


The Boogaloo This month at Blue Monday our special guests are Jules & Ems from Croydon Radio's "The Out There Show", an LGBT+ lifestyle show that features a range of music, topics and guests. Live music performances from Imogen Davies, Ruth Theodore, Malin Anderson and Stella Angelika. MIRI will be kicking off [...]

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Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Coventry 2016


Belgrade Theatre Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Miss Nightingale the LGBT musical Buxton 2016


Buxton Opera House Sex, scandal and showbiz 1940’s style. A saucy new star shines in the spotlight while two men struggle to for love in the shadows. In wartime people will do anything to survive and the biggest battle is to trust your heart. The aristocracy rub shoulders with black market spivs, songwriters work [...]

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Hampshire Pride 2016


Winchester Hampshire Pride is space for all of Hampshire to join together and celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and more community. We welcome young and old, people who see themselves as part of the community and people who are proud of their friends and family. It is also for any individual [...]

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Scunthorpes LGBT Night 2016


The Bridge Hotel A fun filled night at the bridge hotel, full of laughter, drinks and entertainment. rooms available for over night staying aswell as merchandise available to purchase.

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April 2016

Winter Pride Art Awards 2016


Islington Arts Factory WINTER PRIDE ART AWARDS 2016 Following the success of the first two Winter Pride Art Awards, Winter Pride is launching its latest art competition, the Winter Pride Art Awards 2016, targeting emerging artists regardless of their sexuality. Stephen Fry said, “The Winter Pride Art Awards is a unique [...]

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Out for the Weekend


Croyde Bay LGBT Themed Weekend UNISON Croyde Bay Holiday Resort LGBT 'Out for the Weekend' Pride Event. Friday 29th April-Monday 1st May 2016. Fancy Dress theme nights, Tribute Acts and Disco. Twitter- https://twitter.com/Out4TheWeekend

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Swansea Bay Pride 2016


Museum Lawn, Oystermouth Road Swansea Bay Pride 2016 will be held on Sat April 30th 2016 on the Museum Lawn, Oystermouth Road, Swansea. More to follow

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May 2016

Exeter Gay Pride 2016


Phoenix Centre, Gandy St Now in its eighth year, Exeter Pride is an entirely volunteer-led Parade and workshops, stalls and entertainment for the various LGBT communities of Exeter and the South West. More to follow

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BIG Spring Camp 2016


Llanrwst Rugby Club Fancy doing something different over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend? Don't waste it trotting around the shops; escape from the town and get out into the countryside at OutdoorLads' BIG Spring Camp 2016! This is an action packed long weekend suitable for all and designed to have a bit of [...]

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Birmingham Gay Pride 2016


Gay village area of the city, Southside Those are the first two days of the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets for Birmingham Pride 2016 are on sale now from £9.00, see Birmingham Gay Pride's website Plenty of time to get your friends to go along with you, organise hotels and travel and keep a look-out for what's on the programme in [...]

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Durham Pride 2016


City of Durham Durham Pride returns for the third year, which promises to be the biggest and best yet! More to follow

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June 2016

Cumbria Pride 2016


Centre of Carlisle To promote equality, diversity and to protect the future of LGBT communities of Cumbria. Promote equality and diversity for the public benefits and counter discrimination against LGBT people across Cumbria. Cumbria Pride aims to be a strong voice for Cumbria's LGBT community. And provide a safe [...]

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Oxford Pride 2016


Oxford Castle Quarter & Paradise Street Oxford's annual LGBT Pride event, with two stages, food from Bitten Street, acts throughout the day. Parade kicks off from midday. More to follow

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Blackpool Pride Festival 2016


Winter Gardens 5 stages within the Winter Gardens and St Johns Square, include Main Stage, Adult area, Women's Area, Family Area & Locals Stage More to follow

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Gloucestershire Gay Pride 2016


Gloucester Park Free Entry Gloucestershire Pride is a community focused organisation that aims to promote LGBT&I awareness over the whole year through various events, including in the Gloucestershire Pride Event day every June. Gloucestershire Pride also aims to act as an anchor for the LGBT&I community in [...]

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Coventry Gay Pride 2016


Fargo Village More to follow

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York Pride 2016


Knavesmire (Tadcaster Road End) The ninth annual York Pride event will take place on: Saturday 18th June 2016 We will meet at 12noon near York Minster for the fith ever York Pride Parade we will leave the Minster at 12:15. Arriving at the Racecourse in time for the afternoon entertainment, starting at 13:30 until 18:30pm [...]

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Portsmouth Pride 2016


Southsea Common The Portsmouth Pride 2016 Parade will start at 1pm and finish at the seafront at 2pm where we will have an event site offering live music, cabaret, traders and charity stalls as well as lots of other things to keep you entertained. More details to follow once we have confirmation.

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How Gay were Laurel and Hardy?


The Cinema Museum In their films, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy often shared a bed and were sometimes seen in drag. They always preferred each other’s company to that of their on-screen wives. And in more than one of their films they created a happy “pretend” family when the story dictated that they had to care of a [...]

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London Pride 2016


Pride in London will take place on Saturday 25 June The Pride Festival will run from Saturday 18 June until Sunday 26 June, with the Parade and main events taking place on Saturday 25 June. More to follow

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UK Black Pride 2016


South London’s Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens UK Black Pride promotes unity and co-operation among all Black people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Latin American descent, as well as their friends and families, who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. Our Team members are committed to producing an annual [...]

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July 2016

Bourne Free Pride Festival 2016


The Triangle - The Bandstand Bourne Free is Bournemouth’s LGBT Pride Festival. It is an annual celebration of all diversities that live in Bournemouth and the constant strive towards universal equality for all through entertainment and awareness. More to follow

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Sparkle the National Transgender Celebration 2016


Sackville Gardens Welcome to Sparkle the National Transgender Celebration - a weekend festival held every July, in the Village area of Manchester. Sparkle is open to everyone who sees themselves as transgender – and this extends to friends and families - no matter if they be living full-time or just ‘dressing up’ [...]

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Bristol Gay Pride 2016


Castle Park Bristol Pride 2016 will take place across Bristol from the 1 – 10 July. Expect the return of our award winning film festival, Pride Comedy Night and Theatre along with lots of new works for 2016. The Pride Day Festival will take place on Saturday 9 July – more details to come but why not check out [...]

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Essex Pride 2016


Central Park Chelmsford Essex Pride are pleased to announce that Essex Pride 2016 will be on a Saturday. The location stays the same with lots of exciting new things happening. We still have our big top tent featuring over 30 live acts to keep you entertained. Essex Pride 2016 takes place on Saturday 9 July in Central [...]

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Newcastle Pride 2016


Town Moor Newcastle Pride 2016 also known as Northen Pride Northern Pride was formed in August 2007 after a brief gap in Pride activities following the closure of Pride on the Tyne. A research project was commissioned and carried out by MET Ltd to establish what the North East LGBT community would like from [...]

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Hull Pride 2016


Baker Street, Hull The free event will feature a colourful parade representing all areas of the LGBT+ community, their friends, families and supporters along with those who just believe in equality for all. City centre based pride event that includes an arts based parade and street installations / theatre.

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Rotherham Pride 2016


The Bandstand Clifton Park Music, fun and laughter at Rotherham's family friendly Pride. Stall bookings will open in the New Year and details of the line up will follow shortly after. Please see Rotherham Pride website for more details: More to follow

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Stoke on Trent Pride 2016


Northwood Park, Hanley Stoke on Trent Pride is run by passionate members of the community for the community, however we cannot do this without the help of the general public and local businesses. We rely totally on private donations, sponsorship and the generosity of the community in our bucket collections. We spend a [...]

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Brighton Trans Pride 2016


Dorset Gardens just off St. James street Brighton Trans Pride 2016 July 22nd, 23rd & 24th 2016. Putting the 'T' first. We are a not-for-profit, community interest group, here to inspire all trans, intersex, gender variant and queer people to help us make a real difference. By promoting equality and diversity through. More to follow

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Luton Gay Pride 2016


Stockwood Park There will be many different things that will be going on during the Luton Pride Event on Saturday 23rd July 2016. We aim to make this an event that everyone can attend and have a good time. We will be celebrating the LGBT+ community as well as celebrating and showing the diversity of Luton Town. [...]

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Chesterfield Pride 2016


Queens Park, Chesterfield Chesterfield Pride 2016 Chesterfield Pride is returning for it's second year. 2015 saw over 2300 people attending this event. This year we have a bigger site with even more things to see and do. This event is open to everyone and families are welcome. We will have a main stage, stalls, children's [...]

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Weston Super Mare Pride 2016


Grove Park WSM pride 2016 is on Saturday, 29th August 2015 in Grove Park. Celebrating 3 years with a party in the park. More to follow

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Norwich Gay Pride 2016


The Forum A Celebration for Everyone Planning is now starting for the 8th Norwich Pride which will take place on Saturday, 30th July 2016! Welcome to Norwich Pride 8 - the celebration from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community for everyone. Our central events are all free, inclusive and family [...]

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Nottingham Gay Pride 2016


Castle Gate 2105 Thousands took part in Nottingham Pride March and Hockley was literally turned into a rainbow of colour. More to follow

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Pride Sheffield 2016


Endcliffe Park, Sheffield Sheffield held it's first Pride event (South Yorkshire Pride) in 2008, a free community festival for the LGBT community, attracting an attendance of 4,500 people. The event grew each year with police figures giving an attendance of 10-12,000 people in 2012. From 2013-15 a pride event was held in [...]

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Hereford Pride 2016


Hereford Hereford Pride 2016 has live music entertainment stalls bar and free entry.

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August 2016

Bicon 2016


University of Central Lancashire Student Union The highlight of the bisexual year! Seven reasons to come to BiCon BiCon is whatever you make it “Some people wanted to stay up partying all night, others were there for discussions on political activism. Some wanted lots of sex and some were happy to have a good chat over a cup of tea and an [...]

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Family Pride 2016


Barnswood Scout Camp Family Pride Festival, 5th - 8th August 2016 Family Pride is an activities, arts and music festival aimed at LGBT families and their friends! The event is held over three days and three nights and aims to bring LGBT families together to build new friendships and networks of support, all over an [...]

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Belfast Gay Pride 2016


The Square 26th Belfast Pride! The Pride rainbow will be spreading across Belfast this year for ten full days from: Friday July 25th to Sunday August 7th More to follow

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Brighton Pride Street Party 2016


St. James St The Pride Village Party (PVP) 2016 is once again being run and managed by Brighton Pride Community Interest Company (CIC) with the full support of Brighton & Hove City Council. Thanks to strong support from the whole community and local businesses, we are delighted to say that this years PVP will [...]

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Brighton Pride 2016


Hove Lawns / Preston Park The Brighton Pride Festival is widely recognised as the biggest and most popular Pride event in the UK. It is a glorious, life-affirming spectacular in the city’s beautiful Preston Park, fuelled by pride, love and campaigning. A day filled with world-class entertainment, community and celebrations, [...]

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Cymru Gay Pride 2016


Cardiff Coopers Field Building on the success of the last three years – Pride Cymru’s city centre parade returns for its third year running. A melting pot of colour, fun, entertainment and friendship. This year’s Parade promises to be bigger and better! The Parade offers the perfect ‘kick off’ to the main event – a [...]

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Plymouth Pride 2016


Plymouth Hoe Plymouth Pride festival is now the largest in the South West - West of Bristol. We promote a diverse mix of events leading up to the Pride weekend. Plymouth Pride will take place on Saturday 13th August 2016, with a parade through the city centre followed by a FREE music festival at the stunning [...]

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Queer Spirit Festival 2016


Thoulstone Park A unique festival of queer spirituality where around 500 people will gather together to celebrate the creative love and spirit of the LGBTQI+ community, in an event that creates a new alternative addition to the UK’s summer festivals. At Queer Spirit Festival a diverse range of groups will come [...]

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Glasgow Gay Pride 2016


Glasgow Pride Glasgow, Scotland's largest LGBT Pride festival returns on the 20th of August More to follow

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Warwickshire Pride 2016


Pump Room Gardens Warwickshire Pride is a celebration of LGBT culture, with lots going on for people of all ages to enjoy. Warwickshire Pride features 100 stalls, live entertainment and performances on the main stage, a pamper area, family area, food and drink from around the world, fairground rides, exotic animal [...]

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Swindon & Wiltshire Pride 2016


Town Gardens, Quarry Road Swindon & Wiltshire Pride, is one of largest Pride Events in the South West. The event starts with the Parade leaving at 11:15am from the Town Gardens, Swindon, the 2016 theme for the Parade is Love. When the parade returns to the park, the entertainment will start on the Stephen G Sloan Stage [...]

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Doncaster Pride 2016


Sir Nigel Gresley Square The 10th Anniversary Doncaster Pride. Features a large main stage, market, bars, food and drink. There is truly something for everyone at Doncaster as we look to bring the best entertainment for all ages. Pre event Walk of Unity takes a mile pedestrian route through the town centre finishing at [...]

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Foyle Pride Festival 2016


Derry, N.Ireland The centre piece of the Foyle Pride Festival is the annual Foyle Pride parade. The Foyle Pride Parade itself is a spectacular and colourful event, it’s carnival atmosphere creating a fantastic day out for all the family on the August bank holiday weekend, Saturday, August 29th, leaving Waterside [...]

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Manchester Gay Pride 2016


Manchester The Manchester Pride Festival will take place throughout August. The Big Weekend takes place from 26 - 29 August 2016. More to follow

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Cornwall Gay Pride 2016


Various around the town Conwall Pride Parade starting at 11am (Lemon Quay) followed by a family Picnic in the Park from 12 noon with stalls, food and free entertainment. Ticketed event in the evening in the Marquee back on Lemon Quay (over-18 only) with local acts supporting a national headliner (TBC). An after party [...]

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Walsall Gay Pride 2016


Gallery Square (outside art gallery) Now in our fourth year we are aiming to make the event bigger and better, this can only be achieved with support from voluteers, funding from local and national businesses and organisations and also donations. Arenas There are a range of things to do and see including the main stage, cabaret [...]

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September 2016

Totnes Pride 2016


Totnes Totnes Pride 2016 are thrilled to announce that Totnes Pride 2016 will be held on Saturday 3rd September. We look forward to seeing you there! More to follow

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Reading Pride 2016


King’s Meadow Park The thirteenth Reading Pride Festival takes place on Saturday 3rd September 2016 at Kings Meadow. The Festival kicks off when the Parade arrives at 12pm with a full line-up of entertainment throughout the day along with a funfair, youth area, a wide range of food, drink and marketstalls.

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Drag Ball UK 2016


Viva Blackpool Drag Ball UK 2016 Tuesday September 20th 2016 at Viva Blackpool Drag Ball UK 2016 have only set the date for 2016 at present. Drag Ball UK 2016 are Hoping to bring to you.... International Top Drag Artists Not Just From The UK More to follow

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October 2016

Chester Pride 2016


Castle Square, Chester Chester Pride is a free event and is a celebration of diversity and equality for the Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities. Chester Pride will take place on Saturday 1st October 2016, launching with a colourful parade through the heart of Chester at 12 midday followed by entertainment on [...]

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