In the months of June, July and August people from all across the UK celebrate Pride by taking part in celebrations, parades, and events all centering around LGBT culture. But what pride events in the UK are the ones to watch?
Perhaps one of the most famous Pride celebrations in the UK. London Pride is famous for its high profile entertainment and monumental parade that takes place all over England's capital.
This year the event is celebrating 50 years since the birth of the modern LGBT+ rights movement encouraging people to gather in aid of diversity, activism, and triumph.
From opera to drag shows, film screenings to inspirational talks, Pride festival 2019 commences on the 8th June and includes a variety of activities offering something for everyone.
Pride in London 2019 (parade) will be taking place on the 6 July 2019 beginning at Portland Place from 12pm.
Bournemouth’s pride event ‘Bourne Free’ will be taking place 12-14th July 2019. Celebrating equality and diversity within the community, the main event is made up of smaller events taking place around the Bournemouth area.
The bandstand in The Lower Gardens will be playing host to a variety of entertainers and singers, gathering all in the name of pride. The event also includes family fun and club nights.
The Welsh capital Cardiff plays host to one of the biggest Pride events in the UK held over three days and accommodating over 50,000 people.
Taking place on the August bank holiday weekend, attendees can expect 4 stages, a mile long parade, a family area, gin bar, and a community market.
Prepare for loads of family fun, entertainment, and celebrations.
Pride Glasgow is Scotland's largest Pride event taking place on Saturday 17th and 18th August.
The event celebrates Scotland's rich history of LGBT culture and encourages diversity. Taking place at Glasgow's breathtaking Riverside museum, this years event will be bigger than ever.
Brighton and Hove Pride
Perhaps the most famous of Pride events in the UK, Brighton Pride 2019 is not to be missed.
This particular event is the UK’s biggest pride event, having raised £705,000 this year alone. In addition, the event also works to help boost the local economy.
Pride in The Park is one of the main draws to visiting this particular area of the UK for Pride.
With acts such as Kylie Minogue, Fleur East and Clean Bandit descending on the city, it is certain that 2nd-4th August in Brighton and Hove is Pride at its best.
Whether you’re looking to attend any of these events or hold your own parade or gathering, It is certain that the UK is the place to be when celebrating pride this year.