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Gay prides and events in the UK 2013

List of prides and gay events in the UK & Ireland for 2013. There are also links to prides in other countries.
Click on the event's name for full details for the applicable event that includes a map of the event's location, or click on the country's name for a list of prides in that country for 2013.

Gay pride dates

International gay pride dates

Pride Pride date Pride Pride date
Alan Turing A short but brilliant life 05 Feb 2013
Bear Pride 2013 25 May 2013 Belfast Gay Pride 2013 06 Jul 2013
Birmingham Gay Pride 2013 25 May 2013 12:00 Blackpool Gay Pride 2013 08 Jun 2013
Bourne Free Pride Festival 2013 13 Jul 2013 Brighton Doggy Pride 2013 28 Jul 2013
Brighton Pride 2013 03 Aug 2013 Brighton Pride 2014 02 Aug 2014 10:00
Bristol Gay Pride 2013 13 Jul 2013
Cardiff Mardi Gras 2013 31 Aug 2013 Chester Pride 2013 05 Oct 2013 14:00
Cornwall Gay Pride 2013 24 Aug 2013 11:00 Cumbria Pride 2013 05 Oct 2013 13:00
Doncaster Winter Pride 2013 02 Feb 2013
Essex Pride 2013 22 Jun 2013 Exeter Gay Pride 2013 23 Mar 2013
Gay and Lesbian wedding show 10 Mar 2013 12:00 Gay Family Pride Weekend Camping 19 Jul 2013
Grays Fire Station LGBT day 20 Jul 2013 10:00 Grimsby Pride 2013 31 Aug 2013
Leeds Gay Pride 2013 04 Aug 2013 Leicester Gay Pride 2013 31 Aug 2013
Lincoln Pride 2013 22 Sep 2013 12:00 Liverpool Gay Pride 2013 03 Aug 2013
London Pride 2013 27 Jul 2013
Manchester Gay Pride 2013 16 Aug 2013 Middlesbrough Community Pride 2013 14 Sep 2013 11:30
National Student Gay Pride 2013 01 Mar 2013 Newcastle Pride 2013 20 Jul 2013 12:00
North Wales Pride - Festival 2013 26 Jul 2013 Norwich Gay Pride 2013 27 Jul 2013
Nottingham Gay Pride 2013 27 Jul 2013
Oxford Gay Pride 2013 08 Jun 2013
Plymouth Pride 2013 20 Jul 2013 Preston Pride 2013 28 Sep 2013
Reading Pride 2013 31 Aug 2013 12:00
Swindon & Wiltshire Pride 2013 10 Aug 2013 11:15
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Brighton 03 May 2013 The Lady Boys of Bangkok Bury St Edmunds 05 Jun 2013
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Cardiff 07 Jun 2013 The Lady Boys of Bangkok Cheshire 18 Jun 2013
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Epsom 30 Apr 2013 The Lady Boys of Bangkok Fareham 17 Jun 2013
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Lichfield 19 Jun 2013 The Lady Boys of Bangkok Manchester 21 Jun 2013
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Promenade 10 Jul 2013 The Lady Boys of Bangkok Retford 20 Jun 2013
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Swansea 29 Apr 2013 The Lady Boys of Bangkok Windsor 01 May 2013
The Lady Boys of Bangkok Yeovil 04 Jun 2013 The Pride Ball 2013 15 Mar 2013
Wakefield Pride 2013 11 Aug 2013 What next for the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality struggle after same-sex marriage? 14 Sep 2013 12:15
Wolverhampton, Black Country Pride 2013 28 Jul 2013 13:00
York Pride 2013 01 Jun 2013 13:30
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February 2013

Doncaster Winter Pride 2013


Crystals, Doncaster Doncaster's first ever WINTER PRIDE will take place at Crystals on the weekend of the 2nd/3rd of February. It will feature on Sunday 3rd the first ever drag-a-thon with a sensational line up of the best drag performers the UK has to offer.

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Alan Turing A short but brilliant life


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. This is an opportunity to learn more about the histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Surrey and elsewhere. This year's display [...]

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March 2013

National Student Gay Pride 2013


Brighton More to follow

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Gay and Lesbian wedding show


Holiday Inn Camden Lock Welcome to the UK's annual and official gay and lesbian wedding show. Celebrating 10 YEARS of helping same sex couples

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The Pride Ball 2013


International Convention Centre , Birmingham The Pride Ball is the biggest gay ball in the UK, held in the prestigious International Convention Centre in the heart of Birmingham. With an audience of 1000+ every year - the event has been described as 'one of the best LGBT events in the UK'. The Pride Ball is also a LGBT charity event raising [...]

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Exeter Gay Pride 2013


St Sidwells Centre on Sidwell St, Exeter Exeter Pride 2013 is getting nearer and has grown to include more than just events on Pride Day, which will be on Saturday, March 23rd. An LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender) festival held annually in the heart of the city, this year it will include other events taking place during the week [...]

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April 2013

The Lady Boys of Bangkok Swansea


Swansea Grand Theatre, Singleton Street Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Epsom


Glamorous Amorous: Epsom Playhouse Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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May 2013

The Lady Boys of Bangkok Windsor


Lady Boys at Windsor Theatre Arriving to entertain Windsor like no one else can on Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd May 2013 at the Theatre Royal. The Lady Boys of Bangkok look to entertain with comedy and cabaret as they introduce this years show Glamorous Amourous! With an all new set list, the Lady Boys will be performing [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Brighton


Victoria Gardens, Grand Parade Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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Bear Pride 2013


London Monday May 20th - Friday may 24th Kinsey Sicks famous Dragapella @ Pulse Saturday May 25th - XXL BEAR PRIDE - 9pm - 9am Sunday May 26th - XXL FUSION - 9pm - 9am This years Bear Pride we are hosting a week long event - we're starting with the world famous Kinsey Sicks doing their famous [...]

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Birmingham Gay Pride 2013


Gay village area of the city, Southside The UK's biggest 2 day LGBT Pride festival, with main stage appearances from JLS, Bananarama, Paloma Faith, Stooshe, A*M*E, rylan clark, Lucy Spraggan, S Club, Booty Luv etc etc

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June 2013

York Pride 2013


York Racecourse The seventh annual York Pride event will take place on: Saturday 1st June 2013 We will meet at 12noon near York Minster for the Second 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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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Yeovil


The Lady Boys at Octagon Theatre Arriving to entertain Yeovil like no one else can on Tuesday 4th June 2013 at Octagon Theatre; The Lady Boys of Bangkok look to captivate with comedy and cabaret as they introduce this years show Glamorous Amourous! With an all new set list, the Lady Boys will be performing classic numbers from [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Bury St Edmunds


The Sabai Pavilion Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Cardiff


The Sabai Pavilion Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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Blackpool Gay Pride 2013


Winter Gardens Blackpool Pride Festival is being held on 8/9th June 2013 at the iconic Winter Gardens in the centre of Blackpool. Entrance is free with a variety of fantastic entertainment, information services and an LGBT market place, bars, restaurants and cafes. See us on www.blackpoolpridefest.com and on [...]

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Oxford Gay Pride 2013


Oxford Oxford Pride is pleased to announce 'Not There Yet' was chosen as next year's theme. This is both a celebration of what we have achieved with the support of our "straight" compatriots but is also a reminder of the continued suffering and persercution of so many LGBT people around the world. We are [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Fareham


Ladys Boys at Ferneham Hall Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Cheshire


Ladys Boys at Crewe Lyceum Theatre Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Lichfield


Glamorous Amorous: LichfieldGarrick Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Retford


The Lady Boys Majestic Theatre Arriving to entertain Retford like no one else can on Thursday 20th June 2013 at the Majestic Theatre The Lady Boys of Bangkok look to captivate with comedy and cabaret as they introduce this years show Glamorous Amourous! With an all new set list, the Lady Boys will be performing classic numbers [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Manchester


M.U.F.C, Car Park N.2, Sir Matt Busby Way Party like there's no tomorrow under the exotic ambiance of the Sabai Pavilion with The Lady Boys of Bangkok; Europe's number one cabaret sensation! This years fabulous new show, Glamorous Amorous, is filled with chart topping hits, showstopping costumes and a cast of the most gorgegous lady boys [...]

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Essex Pride 2013


Central Park Chelmsford We are very pleased to announce that the next Essex Pride event will be on Saturday 22 June and Sunday 23 June 2013, in Central Park, Chelmsford, UK. Essex Pride is a FREE annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender life in Essex and beyond. The event is about inspiring our [...]

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July 2013

Belfast Gay Pride 2013


The Square Belfast Pride is pleased to announce that next year’s Belfast Pride Festival will run from Friday 28th June to Saturday 6th July, with the Belfast Pride Parade and Party in the Square on Saturday 6th July. This is a month earlier than usual but will hopefully be for one year only as Belfast will [...]

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok Promenade


The Lady Boys at Rhyl Pavilion Arriving to entertain Rhyl like no one else can on Wednesday 10th July 2013 at the Pavilion Theatre, The Lady Boys of Bangkok look to captivate with comedy and cabaret as they introduce this years show Glamorous Amourous! With an all new set list, the Lady Boys will be performing classic numbers [...]

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Bourne Free Pride Festival 2013


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.

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Bristol Gay Pride 2013


College Green, Bristol Bristol Pride has quickly become one of the largest Pride events in the UK and is the UKs largest free Pride event. Pride day itself is home to the South West’s most colourful parade, massive outdoor music festival featuring multi stage entertainment, onsite play and creative activities, dedicated [...]

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Gay Family Pride Weekend Camping


Beautiful Staff Moorlands country side So despite the crazy British weather and being rescheduled to August, Family Pride 2012 eventually took place! Families arrived to camp in the Beautiful Staff Moorlands country side at Barnswood and day visitors came to play for the day. We had music, magic and balloon modelling inbetween the [...]

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Plymouth Pride 2013


The park The Pride in the Park event organised by Pride in Plymouth volunteers brings people together to celebrate and promote the diversity that exist within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities in Plymouth. The Pride in the Park event also provides us with an opportunity to bring various [...]

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Grays Fire Station LGBT day


Fire Station, Hogg Lane This is our fire stations first attempt at an LGBT Rainbow day. We want it to be be an informative,fun,family day which promotes diversity within our service and our community.

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Newcastle Pride 2013


Leazes Park Northern Pride presents Newcastle Pride 2013 on Saturday 20th July with its biggest Main Stage line up to date. We are pleased to announce that this year's headline act will be chart sensation and local lass Amelia Lily joining us after recently supporting Girls Aloud on their sell out tour. [...]

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North Wales Pride - Festival 2013


Hendre hall North Wales Pride is set to return with its festival weekend in July 2013. Following the huge success for the first pride we are returning to the stunning location of Hendre Hall Bangor. Pride will be starting on Friday 26th for it warm up party and the Main Pride day full of entertainment will [...]

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London Pride 2013


Central London 25.06.13 to 30.06.13 - Love (and Marriage) London deserves a truly brilliant, fun, thought-provoking and compelling Pride. We are a community group – formally a Community Interest Company - that came together in the autumn of 2012 to find a way to deliver just that. From a vibrant, high-impact [...]

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Norwich Gay Pride 2013


Norwich We'll have stalls + lectures at The Forum, a picnic at Chapelfield Gardens and a parade through the city to Millennium Plain for speeches and entertainment. There will also be parties, events and exhibitions in venues across the city. Check out these LGBT-run / LGBT-friendly venues: The Catherine [...]

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Nottingham Gay Pride 2013


Forest fields recreation ground A carnival atmosphere will fill the streets of Nottingham with young and old, gay and straight, friends and family coming down to see the glamorous and the outrageously fabulous people who take part! The parade will take place on Saturday 27th July 2013. There is currently a consultation on the [...]

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Brighton Doggy Pride 2013


Hove Recreation Ground Shirley Drive This years Doggy Pride takes place at Hove RFC (Shirley Drive, Hove) on 28th July and features awards for numerous categories, retail stalls, a glamorous catwalk doggy fashion show, bar and refreshments at this wonderfully accessible event for dog lovers of all ages. Doggy Pride is brought to you [...]

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Wolverhampton, Black Country Pride 2013


4 Salop Street The LGBT Network Wolverhampton is currently funded by a variety of funding streams, including Wolverhampton City Council. Based in the City Centre, offering a variety of services, supported by a great team of volunteers, we support local LGB and T individuals and groups. LGBT Network Wolverhampton [...]

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August 2013

Brighton Pride 2013


Brighton Madeira Drive / Preston Park The extensive improved plans for Brighton Pride 2013 are well underway with the welcome addition of some brand new features that have already captured the imagination of the community. Pride is set to take part in the world famous Brighton Fringe festival this year for the very first time with a [...]

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Liverpool Gay Pride 2013


Pier Head, Liverpool The biggest free gay pride festival outside of London is back for 2013 celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender life. In addition to the main event itself, there will be a weekend of cultural events taking place at some of Liverpool’s most influential arts and cultural establishments. [...]

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Leeds Gay Pride 2013


Lower Briggate Theme 'Over the rainbow'

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Swindon & Wiltshire Pride 2013


Swindon Start time: 11:15am Proposed route: 1) Exit Old Town Gardens via Springfield Road Gate. 2) Continue along Springfield Road and turn left onto Devizes Road. 3) Continue up Devizes Road and at the Mini Roundabout turn right onto Newport Street. 4) Continue along High Street and turn left into [...]

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Wakefield Pride 2013


Southgate, Wakefield Wakefield Pride Festival 2013...it's coming together! The Annual Wakefield Pride Festival this year see's all LGB&T venues and Gay Wakefield based charities and organisations (Wakefield MESMAC, AMP, WaGG, Fruitbowl and gaywakefield.com amongst others) coming together for one fun filled day of [...]

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Manchester Gay Pride 2013


Manchester Pride events have been taking place in Manchester for over 21 years and the current Manchester Pride organisation is in its ninth year of organising the festival. The main goal of Manchester Pride is to raise money for a variety of LGBT organisations and groups within Greater Manchester and we [...]

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Cornwall Gay Pride 2013


Truro Cornwall Cornwall Pride 2013 will be a whole day with lots to see an do throughout. There are 3 main parts to the day The Parade The parade will start at 11am from the piazza in Truro, it will go through various streets and arrive at Victoria park at about 12 noon. Picnic in the park The picnic in the park [...]

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Cardiff Mardi Gras 2013


Millennium Stadium Cardiff-Wales LGBT Mardi Gras is to move its celebration of LGBT Equality and Diversity to the world famous Millennium Stadium on August 31st. Wales' biggest celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities will be the final feature in the Millennium Stadium's sizzling [...]

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Grimsby Pride 2013


Meridian Park, Cleethorpes The North East Lincolnshire Pride committee are once again presenting the Grimsby Pride fun day, which will take place on Saturday 31st August 2013 at Meridian Park, Cleethorpes. Keep checking the website or follow us on Facebook & Twitter to keep informed on the latest news.

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Leicester Gay Pride 2013


Victoria Park Leicester The Parade starts at 12 noon from The Curve Theatre, and will arrive at Victoria Park at 1pm going the following route: Start: The Curve Theatre Granby Street Clock Tower High street Loseby Lane Hotel Street Market Street New Walk End: Victoria Park

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Reading Pride 2013


Kings Meadow Park Reading Pride support LGBTA communities throughout the Thames Valley. This year marks our 10th anniversary, and to celebrate, our annual parade through Reading Town Centre and the Festival that follows will be bigger and better than ever before. This year our parade theme is "Reading Pride [...]

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September 2013

Middlesbrough Community Pride 2013


Middlesbrough Town Centre Middlesbrough Community Pride 2013 - our first pride event, celebrating LGBT life within the Tees Valley area. A family free event for the LGBT community, friends and family. Featuring Xfactor's Jade Ellis. Parade at 12pm Outdoor stage 11:30am - 4:30pm Market stalls 11am - 4pm

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What next for the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality struggle after same-sex marriage?


Metropole Hotel, The Stanmer Suite. Brighton Time: Saturday 14th September 12.15 - 13.30, Metropole Hotel, The Stanmer Suite What next for the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality struggle after same-sex marriage? Question Time Style Panel Darren Johnson GLAM, Jean Lambert MEP, Caroline Lucas MP, Cllr Stephanie Powell and others TBC Chair: [...]

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Lincoln Pride 2013


City Square, Lincoln This Years Lincoln Pride will take place in City Square (Lincoln) and will host a huge line up with something for everyone! LGBT speeches, Local singers/songwriters, drag artists as well as a range of local and national artists including Stolen Identity, Jan George, Projekt Weekend, Nicki French, [...]

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Preston Pride 2013


Flag Market front of Harris Museum Preston Podium Stage 12noon Official Opening 12.30pm Kids 4 Kids 1.00pm OMT 1.30pm Hangout Harry Performers 1.55pm Emily 'String' Street 2.25pm Hangout Harry Performers 2.55pm FTW 3.15pm Kim Brunt 3.45pm Tameka Jackson 4.20pm Frixion 4.45pm Closing Comments

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October 2013

Cumbria Pride 2013


Swallow Hilltop Hotel Carlisle THE OFFICIAL LINE UP FOR CUMBRIA PRIDE 2013 * Rozalla * * Nicki French * * Hazell Dean * * Charlie Hides TV * * Bears Aloud * * The Boy George Experience * * Jacquii Cann as Alison Moyet * * Dean Richardson as Freddy Mercury * * Betty Legs Diamond & Miss Rory & the cast from Boulevard, Newcastle * [...]

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Chester Pride 2013


Chester Town Hall Square, Northgate Street The first large scale Chester Pride festival in celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and diversity in the local area, is taking place in Chester city centre on Saturday 5th October. As part of this free festival, there will be a main stage in Town Hall Square with [...]

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August 2014

Brighton Pride 2014


Brighton Madeira Drive / Preston Park Pride Brighton & Hove returns this year louder and prouder than ever. A local treasure, acclaimed nationally and campaigning on global LGBT issues, Pride is a celebration of all that is fabulous about Brighton and Hove. Join 160,000 expected participants and spectators as 2014's LGBT community [...]

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