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Pride kicks off here!


The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival is the world’s premier gay and lesbian cultural festival. Spanning two weeks in from the 19th February – 6th March, the event aims to increase visibility of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities and their culture. It also signifies to many the start of the new years Pride fun and fundraising events right across the world. Here in the UK, more and more towns and cities are gearing up for their own celebration, some with local support, some with national support but all with one aim. Some people are gay… get over it!


27 March                                 Exeter Pride

3 -10 May                                Gran Canaria Pride

15-16 May

17 May                                    International Day Against Homophobia – IDAHO

29 May                                    Birmingham Gay Pride

8-13 June                                 Pride Youth Games – Manchester

11-13 June                               Pride Torbay Torquay

19 June-4 July             Pride London Festival – 3rd Parade

26 June                                    Worcester Pride

26 June                                    Swansea Pride

26 June                                    Gloucester Pride

10 July                                    Derby Goes Pink

17 July                                     EuroPride in Warsaw – Poland

24-31 July                                Belfast Gay Pride

25 July                                     Huddersfield Pink Picnic

25 July                                     Norwich Pride

31 July                                     Hull Pride

31 July                                     Nottingham Pride

31 July-8 Aug                           Brighton and Hove Gay Pride – 7th Parade

31 July-31 August                   Gay Games VIII – Cologne

1 August                                  Leeds Pride

7 August                                   Liverpool Pride

14 August                                 Stoke Pride

16-22 August                           Pride Bristol -21st Parade

21 August                                 Doncaster Pride

August Bank Holiday    Manchester Pride

28 August                                 Cornwall Gay Pride – Truro

4 September                             Reading Gay Pride

6-9 October                             Iris Prize – LGBT Film Festival – Cardiff

Note: More dates to be added also some dates and details may be subject to change please send Bent info on your Pride dates and celebrations.