Prides 2015

This year’s UK Pride festivals are set out below:

Date Place Details and website
May 30 Bradford Centenary Park, City Sq. 1-7pm. Free
June 6 Oxford Ship Street till late. Parade from 12 noon. Free. Part of week long festival
June 13-14 Blackpool Winter Gardens. Parade from 10.45. Free. 5 stages.
June 13 Gloucestershire Gloucester Park 12-6pm. Parade from the Shires 12noon. Free
June 20 York York racecourse 12-3am? Parade from Yorkminster Cathedral 12.15
June 20 Suffolk Parade from Danceast 12noon Festival waterfront 1-6pm. Free
June 20 Cumbria Carlisle City Centre 12-7pm. Includes Marc Almond.
June 20 Portsmouth Festival at Southsea Common. Parade from Victoria Park. Free.
June 20 Edinburgh Parade and event with stage. Free. Heralding itself as a revamped community event. Check website for details.
June 27 Coventry Fargo Village 12-6pm. Free.
June 27 London Theme: Pride Heroes. Parade from Baker Street to Whitehall. 1pm Stage in Trafalgar Square. Free.
July 4 Warwickshire Theme: Drop the Label. Pump Room Gardens Leamington Spa 11-6.30pm.
July 11 Bournemouth Bourne-free Festival. Parade 11am. Festival at The Bandstand. Free.
July 11 Bristol Theme: Green Rainbow. Parade followed by main event in Castle Park. Times TBA. Free but £3 suggested donation or £5 wristband with discounts.
July 12 Essex Central park Chelmsford 12noon-11pm. T icketed £10 on the day. Advance tickets may be cheaper. Under 18s free.
July 17-19 Newcastle Northern Pride. Theme: One Love. Three days of events on Exhibition Park. Main parade and events Saturday. Parade starts 12noon Civic Centre. Free.
July 18 Hull Parade and celebration in Baker Street. Free.
July 18 Stoke on Trent Northwood Park Hanley 12-6pm. Free.
July 22-23 Glasgow Parade on Saturday 12noon followed by entertainment into Sunday which is ticketed. Prices vary.
July 24-August 2 Belfast Parade from Custom House Square followed by festival in The square. Times TBA. Free.
July 25 Norwich Stalls and events at the Forum from 10am. Parade from Chapelfields 2pm. Free.
July 26 Chesterfield Queens Park 12-6pm. Free.
July 26 Salford Peel park Picnic 12-7pm. Free.
August 1 Belfast Parade on August 1st from Custom House Square followed by festival in The square. Times TBA. Free. Prides Festival runs 24th July – Auguat 2nd.
August 1 Liverpool Theme: Love is No Crime. March followed by event at Pierhead. Free.
August 1 Brighton Parade free but Preston park event ticketed. Cheapest tickets now £18.50 + registration fee of £1.88
August 2 Leeds Parade plus festival at Lower Briggate. Times TBA. Free.
August 8 Swindon Swindon and Wiltshire Pride. Theme: Carnival. Parade from Town Square 11.15am. Festival with main stage 1.30-7.30pm. Free.
August 9 Wakefield Warren gate. No further details yet.
August 15 Cardiff Pride Cymru. Parade from Churchill Way 11am. Event in Coopers Field 12noon – 9.30pm Ticketed £8 pp + 10% commission fee.
August 22 Watford Herts Pride. Cassiobury Park 11am-9pm. Partially free. Cabaret Marquee £7 wristbands.
August 28-31 Manchester Pride weekend. Parade on Saturday. Ticketed. Prices vary. See website.
August 29 Margate Kent Pride Margate Main sands all day. Free
August 29 Truro Pride Cornwall. Parade from Lemon Quay 11am. Pride in the Park in the afternoon. Both free but Pride Party ticketed. £14.50 plus booking fee.
August 29 Walsall Gallery Square 11-5pm. Free.
September 5 Grimsby Meridian Park Cleethorpes. Details TBA. Ticketed £3.50 approx. pp
September 5 Leicester Parade from Humberstone Gate 12noon. Festival with stage in Victoria Park. Free.
September 5 Totnes Details TBA. Free.
September 5 Reading Kings Meadow Park with parade from Town Hall 12-7pm. Free.
September 6 Barnsley Mandela Gardens. No further details
September 27 Sunderland Galley’s Gill. No further details.
September 27 Lincoln City Square 12-7pm. Free
October 3 Chester Parade followed by stage and events in Castle Square. Free.