Pride in the UK

Get out those rainbow flags, slap on that glitter, and celebrate at some of the fantastic pride events throughout the country. From mega metropolitan parties to more intimate, family-friendly picnics (and everything inbetween!) There’s something for everyone. Summer’s here. It’s Pride season. It’s time to celebrate our amazing and diverse community. It’s time to party.

Have a great Pride!

22 June

Suffolk Pride (Ipswich)

Fun is guaranteed on the Waterfront in Ipswich.

Go to: tinyurl.com/y5tmyjbz

Salisbury Pride

Celebrating diversity in historic downtown Salisbury.

Go to: salisburypride.comfestival-.html

Salford Pride

Kelly Wilde headlines at Eel Park.

Go to: pinkpicnic.org.uk

Pride Edinburgh

“This Is Me” is the theme for this year’s Pride in Edinburgh.

Go to: prideedinburgh.org.uk

Portsmouth Pride

Where better to find a saucy sailor than at Portsmouth Pride?

Go to: portsmouthpride.co.uk

Lancaster Pride

Katherine Ellis and Nicki French will be leading the fun in Dalton Square.

Go to: lancasterpride.co.uk

Exmouth Pride

Exmouth’sfabulous fifth Pride takes place in Manor Gardens.

Go to: exmouthpride.co.uk

 

29 June

Crewe Pride

Queens Park is the venue for Crewe’s second fantastic Pride.

Go to: prideinthepark.com

 

Newbury Pride Festival

The parade ends at Northcroft Field where you can expect loads of live bands, acrobatics and plenty of queens!

Go to: tinyurl.com/y5qkkj96

 

Great Yarmouth Pride

Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile will be the location of the town’s very first Pride event.

Go to: tinyurl.com/y6fya7t5

 

Forest GaytePride

Celebrating three years of queerness in Forest Gate, east London.

Go to: forestgaytepride.com

 

Colchester Pride

Tribute act Abba Magic will be headlining this year’s Pride.

Go to: colchesterpride.com

06 July

Tameside Pride (Stalybridge)

Family-friendly LGBT+ event during the day and an after-party in the evening for the over 18s.

Go to:tinyurl.com/y6yey2kt

 

Macclesfield Pride

Promoting diversity and equality in Macclesfield.

Go to: macclesfieldpride.com

 

Pride in London

Expect more than a million partygoers in the capital.

Go to: prideinlondon.org

 

Fife Pride (Kirkcaldy)

Get ready to fly those pink saltires at Kirkcaldy’s third Pride.

Go to: fifepride.wordpress.com

 

Darlington Pride

Dress to impress at the parade kicking off at Market Street.

Go to: tinyurl.com/yy8l79j8

 

13 July

Worthing Pride

Seaside fun at Worthing’s second Pride.

Go to: worthingpride.co.uk

 

Worksop Pride

“Live Your Best Life” is the theme for this year’s Pride.

Go to: worksoppride.co.uk

 

Sparkle

The largest free celebration of gender diversity in the heart of Manchester’s gay village.

Go to: sparkle.org.uk

 

Rotherham Pride

Bringing people together in celebration since 2012.

Go to: prideof-rotherham.webs.com

 

Limerick Pride

Be loud, be daring and be there!

Go to: limerickpride.ie

 

Croydon Pride

Free live acts, stalls, dance, and food and drink for all.

Go to: tinyurl.com/y5nx6nb5

 

Bristol Pride

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will be headlining at Bristol’s tenth Pride, bigger and better than ever.

Go to: bristolpride.co.uk

 

 

Bourne Free Pride Festival, Bournemouth

Painting your world with Pride on the south coast.

Go to: bournefree.co.uk

 

Banbury Pride

Celebrating Pride in Oxfordshire.

Go to: tinyurl.com/y58eo3g3

 

14 July

Barnsley Pride

Show your true colours at this year’s Barnsley Pride.

Go to: tinyurl.com/y5atozb8

 

20 July

Southend-on-Sea Pride

A gay old time beside the seaside.

Go to: southendpride.org.uk

 

Northern Pride (Newcastle)

You’re always guaranteed a great gay Geordie welcome up north.

Go to: northern-pride.com

 

Morecambe Pride 

The North-West’s seaside town’s very first Pride is promising to bring you sunshine.

Go to: morecambepride.org

 

Isle of Wight Pride

Gay island life in the English Channel.

Go to: iwpride.org

 

Hull Pride

Claire Richards from Steps and Melanie C with Sink the Pink will be headlining alongside other international and local stars.

Go to: prideinhull.co.uk

 

Folkestone Pride

Celebrating LGBT+ life in Kent.

Go to: folkestonepride.com

 

Eastbourne Pride

Join the Flower Power-themed parade at the Pier and head off to Princes Park for speakers and stage entertainment.

Go to: eastbournepride.co.uk

 

21 July

Trans Pride Brighton

Putting the “T” first in Brighton and Hove.

Go to: transpridebrighton.org

 

Proud Ness (Inverness)

Bringing Pride to the Highlands for all the family.

Go to: proud-ness.org

 

L-Fest

The UK’s only lesbian music, arts and comedy festival in Llandudno.

Go to: lfest.co.uk

 

Chesterfield Pride

Now in its fifth year, Chesterfield promises you a Pride to remember.

Go to: chesterfieldpride.co.uk

22 July

Happy Valley Pride

Celebrating Pride in what’s been called the lesbian capital of the UK.

Go to: happyvalleypride.com

 

Salisbury Pride

Out and proud in historic Salisbury.

Go to: salisburypride.com

 

27 July

Weymouth Pride

Entertainment for all the family as Weymouth celebrates diversity and equality.

Go to: weymouth-pride.co.uk

 

West Lothian Pride (Livingston)

West Lothian’s fifth Pride featuring a parade, guest speakers and entertainment.

Go to: westlothianpride.org

 

Sheppey Pride

Adding sparkle to Sheppey for the Pride weekend.

Go to: sheppeypride.org

 

Pride in Sheffield

Endcliffe Park hosts this year’s Pride.

Go to: prideinsheffield.net

 

Oldham Pride

Go to: facebook.com/PrideOldham/

 

Nottingham Pride

Fun event and a march for equality in what is apparently the country’s seventh gayest city!

Go to: nottinghamshirepride.co.uk

 

Norwich Pride

The eleventh Pride in Norwich is a celebration for the LGBGT+ community for everyone.

Go to: norwichpride.org.uk

 

Liverpool Pride

Pride on the Mersey.

Go to: lcrpride.co.uk

 

Weston-Super-Mare Pride

There’s something for all the family over two days of Pride in Somerset.

Go to: wsmpride.com

 

28 July

Stockport Pride

Stockport’s historic market place plays host to this year’s Pride.

Go to: stockportpride.co.uk

03 August

Brighton Pride

Kylie Minogue and Clean Bandit headline at the UK’s biggest and most popular Pride.

Go to: brighton-pride.org

 

Belfast Pride

Celebrating diversity in Northern Ireland.

Go to: belfastpride.com

 

04 August

Leeds Pride

Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of LGBT+ life.

Go to: leedspride.com

10 August

Wigan Pride

Supporting diversity throughout the North West.

Go to: wiganpride.com

 

Swindon & Wiltshire Pride

Wiltshire’s Number 1 LGBT+ Pride.

Go to: swindonwiltshirepride.co.uk

 

Surrey Pride (Woking)

Surrey’s very first LGBT+ Pride.

Go to: prideinsurrey.org

 

Calderdale Pride (Halifax)

Standing out and proud in West Yorkshire.

Go to:tinyurl.com/y67cqrxr

 

Pride in Plymouth

Following the march, the fun continues at Plymouth Hoe for the main festival with live music and a fun fair.

Go to: prideinplymouth.org.uk

 

Pride in Ely

Jubilee Gardens will be hosting this year’s Pride in Ely.

Go to: prideinely.co.uk

 

Perthshire Pride

Being fabulous in Perth and Kinross.

Go to: facebook.com/PerthshirePride

 

Margate Pride

Melanie C headlines with Sink the Pink, plus there’s a parade, rally and a street party.

Go to: margatepride.org.uk

 

Chester Pride

Enjoy the great music entertainment in Castle Square.

Go to: chesterpride.co.uk

11 August

Wakefield Pride

Celebrating LGBT+ life in West Yorkshire.

Go to: wakefieldlgbtqpride.org

 

17 August

Warwickshire Pride

They’re celebrating “Golden Pride” this year in Leamington Spa.

Go to: warwickshirepride.co.uk

 

Tunbridge Wells Pride

The third LGBT+ celebration in Tunbridge Wells.

Go to:tinyurl.com/y687dnuz

 

Kings Lynn & West Norfolk Pride

Go to: klwnpride.org.uk

 

Doncaster Pride

Ten years and still going strong you’re guaranteed a warm Yorkshire welcome at Donnie Pride.

Go to: doncasterpride.co.uk

 

23 August

Pride Cymru (Cardiff)

The Welsh capital hostsWales’s biggest celebration of the LGBT+ community, with more than 75 acts lined up for the Big Weekend.

Go to: pridecymru.co.uk

 

Manchester Pride
Ariana Grande and Years & Years headline three days of marvellous Manchester madness and magic.

Go to: manchesterpride.com

 

24 August

Walsall Pride

Cabaret entertainment, community stalls and funfair rides.

Go to: walsallpride.org

 

Southampton Pride

Celebrating diversity and awareness in the fastest growing Pride in the South.

Go to: southamptonpride.org

 

Cornwall Pride (Newquay)

Go west young man and woman for the twelfth Cornwall Pride.

Go to: cornwallpride.org

 

25 August

Swale Pride

Sam Callahan headlines at Swale Pride in Faversham.

Go to: swalepride.co.uk

 

Hastings Pride

Heroes is the theme of this year’s Pride in Hastings.

Go to: hastingspride.org.uk

 

31 August

Reading Pride

It’s the sixteenth year for Reading’s free parade and festival.

Go to: readingpride.co.uk

 

Pride in Newry

“Pride in who you are and Pride in where you’re from” is this year’s theme.

Go to: prideinnewry.com

 

Leicester Pride

Pride returns to Victoria Park in Leicester.

Go to: leicesterpride.com

 

Hertfordshire Pride (Watford)

Expect nationwide and local entertainment, and drag queens and kings in Cassiobury Park.

Go to: hertspride.co.uk

 

07 September

Totnes Pride

Free family-friendly day with a parade and a fun-filled cabaret.

Go to: totnespride.co.uk

 

Derby Pride

Fun for all the family.

Go to: derbyshirepride.co.uk

 

Channel Islands Pride

It’s Pride on the Beach for Channel Islands Pride which this year takes place on Jersey.

Go to: channelislandspride.org

 

14 September

Trans Pride London

Celebrating trans life in Hackney, East London. Check website for location.

Go to: tinyurl.com/y3m3m54e

Pride in Gloucestershire (Cheltenham)

Picnic in Pittville Park with all the family.

Go to: prideinglos.org.uk

 

Milton Keynes Pride

Empowering the community in Milton Keynes.

Go to: pridemk.org.uk

 

Basildon Pride

Entertainment for all the family in Gloucester Park.

Go to: basildonpride.co.uk

 

20 September

Mardi Gla (Glasgow)
A weekend of Pride and fun in Scotland’s biggest city.

Go to: mardigla.org

21 September

Worcestershire Pride

Raising the rainbow flag with Pride in Worcester.

Go to: worcestershirepride.org

 

Dundee Pride

Dundee Pride is back – with more bite than ever before.

Go to: dundeepride.com

 

Bolton Pride

Go to: facebook.com/boltonpride

 

23 September

Sunderland Pride

Making the LGBT+ community a better and happier place in the North-East.

Go to: sunderlandpridegroup.com

28 September

Preston Pride

Live entertainment, stalls and much, much more.

Go to: prestonpride.com

 

Lincoln Pride

This year’s Pride promises to be the biggest yet.

Go to: lincolnpride.co.uk

 

Cumbria Pride

Celebrating the LGBT+ community in Carlisle.

Go to: facebook.com/CumbriaPride