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!
Suffolk Pride (Ipswich)
Fun is guaranteed on the Waterfront in Ipswich.
Go to: tinyurl.com/y5tmyjbz
Celebrating diversity in historic downtown Salisbury.
Kelly Wilde headlines at Eel Park.
Go to: pinkpicnic.org.uk
“This Is Me” is the theme for this year’s Pride in Edinburgh.
Go to: prideedinburgh.org.uk
Where better to find a saucy sailor than at Portsmouth Pride?
Go to: portsmouthpride.co.uk
Katherine Ellis and Nicki French will be leading the fun in Dalton Square.
Go to: lancasterpride.co.uk
Exmouth’sfabulous fifth Pride takes place in Manor Gardens.
Go to: exmouthpride.co.uk
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!
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Great Yarmouth Pride
Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile will be the location of the town’s very first Pride event.
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Celebrating three years of queerness in Forest Gate, east London.
Go to: forestgaytepride.com
Tribute act Abba Magic will be headlining this year’s Pride.
Go to: colchesterpride.com
Tameside Pride (Stalybridge)
Family-friendly LGBT+ event during the day and an after-party in the evening for the over 18s.
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
Dress to impress at the parade kicking off at Market Street.
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Seaside fun at Worthing’s second Pride.
Go to: worthingpride.co.uk
“Live Your Best Life” is the theme for this year’s Pride.
Go to: worksoppride.co.uk
The largest free celebration of gender diversity in the heart of Manchester’s gay village.
Go to: sparkle.org.uk
Bringing people together in celebration since 2012.
Go to: prideof-rotherham.webs.com
Be loud, be daring and be there!
Go to: limerickpride.ie
Free live acts, stalls, dance, and food and drink for all.
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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
Celebrating Pride in Oxfordshire.
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Show your true colours at this year’s Barnsley Pride.
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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
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
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
Celebrating LGBT+ life in Kent.
Go to: folkestonepride.com
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
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
The UK’s only lesbian music, arts and comedy festival in Llandudno.
Go to: lfest.co.uk
Now in its fifth year, Chesterfield promises you a Pride to remember.
Go to: chesterfieldpride.co.uk
Happy Valley Pride
Celebrating Pride in what’s been called the lesbian capital of the UK.
Go to: happyvalleypride.com
Out and proud in historic Salisbury.
Go to: salisburypride.com
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
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
Go to: facebook.com/PrideOldham/
Fun event and a march for equality in what is apparently the country’s seventh gayest city!
Go to: nottinghamshirepride.co.uk
The eleventh Pride in Norwich is a celebration for the LGBGT+ community for everyone.
Go to: norwichpride.org.uk
Pride on the Mersey.
Go to: lcrpride.co.uk
There’s something for all the family over two days of Pride in Somerset.
Go to: wsmpride.com
Stockport’s historic market place plays host to this year’s Pride.
Go to: stockportpride.co.uk
Kylie Minogue and Clean Bandit headline at the UK’s biggest and most popular Pride.
Go to: brighton-pride.org
Celebrating diversity in Northern Ireland.
Go to: belfastpride.com
Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of LGBT+ life.
Go to: leedspride.com
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.
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
Being fabulous in Perth and Kinross.
Go to: facebook.com/PerthshirePride
Melanie C headlines with Sink the Pink, plus there’s a parade, rally and a street party.
Go to: margatepride.org.uk
Enjoy the great music entertainment in Castle Square.
Go to: chesterpride.co.uk
Celebrating LGBT+ life in West Yorkshire.
Go to: wakefieldlgbtqpride.org
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.
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk Pride
Go to: klwnpride.org.uk
Ten years and still going strong you’re guaranteed a warm Yorkshire welcome at Donnie Pride.
Go to: doncasterpride.co.uk
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
Ariana Grande and Years & Years headline three days of marvellous Manchester madness and magic.
Go to: manchesterpride.com
Cabaret entertainment, community stalls and funfair rides.
Go to: walsallpride.org
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
Sam Callahan headlines at Swale Pride in Faversham.
Go to: swalepride.co.uk
Heroes is the theme of this year’s Pride in Hastings.
Go to: hastingspride.org.uk
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
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
Free family-friendly day with a parade and a fun-filled cabaret.
Go to: totnespride.co.uk
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
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
Entertainment for all the family in Gloucester Park.
Go to: basildonpride.co.uk
Mardi Gla (Glasgow)
A weekend of Pride and fun in Scotland’s biggest city.
Go to: mardigla.org
Raising the rainbow flag with Pride in Worcester.
Go to: worcestershirepride.org
Dundee Pride is back – with more bite than ever before.
Go to: dundeepride.com
Go to: facebook.com/boltonpride
Making the LGBT+ community a better and happier place in the North-East.
Go to: sunderlandpridegroup.com
Live entertainment, stalls and much, much more.
Go to: prestonpride.com
This year’s Pride promises to be the biggest yet.
Go to: lincolnpride.co.uk
Celebrating the LGBT+ community in Carlisle.
Go to: facebook.com/CumbriaPride