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Pride Festivals in the UK

Here’s an overview over upcoming pride festivals throughout the UK. Make sure to put on your boogie shoes, your party hat and by all means bring your good mood and get ready for some energetic gay parades – UK style. Most of the pride festivals are free but I recommend you check their websites for more information.

Belfast Pride  24th – 31st July
This is Ireland’s biggest pride festival and the theme for this year is ‘Outer Space’. Run and buy a costume or even better – make your own outfit with tin foil. Belfast visitor information

Thanet Pride  24th of July
One day event in Kent with loads of fun including entertainment from “The Pride Icons & Legends Show”. Thanet visitor information

Huddersfield Pink Picninc 25th of July
Free pride festival in Yorkshire with live music, food and market stalls and much more. Don’t forget to bring your picnic basket. Huddersfield visitor information

Norwich Pride 31st of July
This will be the second Norwich Pride including dance demonstrations, a parade, speakers and lots of fun activities. Norwich visitor information

Nottingham Pride 31st of July
The only Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) festival in Nottingham. This year’s programme include performance by The Dream Bears, The Cheeky Girls and many more. Nottingham visitor information

Brighton & Hove Pride Festival 31st of July – 8th of August
This festival last a week and the theme of the year is ‘Pride and (No) Prejudice’. Throughout the city there will be numerous of events such as a karaoke marathon, fundraising, family activities and so on. Brighton visitor information

If you can’t catch any of these pride festivals, please check out this website for later pride events across the UK.

What are you waiting for? Join the rainbow party!

/Siska

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Paint the town ruby red at London Pride Festival

Tomorrow, Saturday 3rd of July London Pride Festival takes over London West End. This festival is probably the biggest Gay event in the UK, attracting approximately 800,000 people each year from all over Europe.

This year, the theme is “Paint the Town Ruby Red” and the parade starts at 1pm from Baker Street, weaving down Oxford Street and Regent Street to finally end up at Trafalgar Square. Once at the square, you’ll find stalls, speakers, performers and everything else you need for the most vibrant party of the year.

So if you happen to be in London tomorrow, why not join in on this great party to celebrate freedom, equality and the right to wear as many rainbows as possible. And don’t forget your camera and your dancing shoes!

Visit London Pride Festival‘s homepage for further information: http://www.pridelondon.org
Find your way to Trafalgar Square on our Britain Map.

Have a nice sunny weekend!

– Towe

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