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Hed- pride events diary

Stay in the loop with Pride festivals and events for 2017. Promote your own event! If it's going on and you'd like everyone to know about it, just email us the details and we'll add it here.

events - national students

Fri 24th February

National Student Pride

National Student Pride for LGBT students from all over the UK. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual ... Student Pride.

bristol bears

Sun 26th March

Bristol Bear Fiesta

The event is a fun weekend for all Cubs, Bears, Chubs, Daddies, Otters, Admirers and Chasers.

events exeter

Sat 13th May

Exeter Gay Pride

St Sidwell's Centre, Exeter Phoenix and Rougemont Gardens Exeter Pride 2017 will be the biggest free celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) communities in the county of Devon - and is one of the first in the UK summer calendar of similar such events. The ninth annual event will include the always popular rainbow flag parade and much much more!

Pride events - Birmingham

Sat 27th May

Birmingham Gay Pride

Gay village area of the city, Southside One of the biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender parties in the UK held over the Spring Bank Holiday - 27th and 28th May 2017 Birmingham Pride is the UK's biggest two-day gay festival, attracting more than 75,000 people.

bradrdSat 27th May

Bradford Pride

Bradford Pride provides an opportunity for people who are beginning their journey of "coming out" as LGBT, in addition to those who just want to celebrate their identity. Also, Pride provides an occasion for people who are not familiar with the LGBT community to come along and enjoy the day.

oxfordSat 3rd June

Oxford Pride

Oxford Castle Quarter & Paradise Street "Rainbow Days" Oxford Pride Parade - Saturday 3rd June 2017 Oxford's annual LGBT Pride event, with two stages acts throughout the day. Parade kicks off from midday. Oxford Pride has an annual parade through the city centre on Pride Day, The Parade starts at midday from Radcliffe Square OX1 4AJ

blackpoolFri 9th June

Blackpool Pride

Winter Gardens Blackpool Pride 2017 Festival is a FREE event but this year we have also have a VIP area. Put the dates in your diary now for June 9-11 2017 with another host of events centred on Blackpool Winter Gardens and – come rain or shine – another glitzy parade along the resort's world-famous Golden Mile

gloucesterSat 10th June

Gloucester Pride

Gloucester Park, Gloucester Gloucestershire Pride 2017 Pride 2: The After Party


Sat 10th June

Coventry Pride

University Square, Priory Street Coventry Pride 2017 will be held on 10-11 June 2017 in University Square, outside Coventry Cathedral, Priory Street Coventry, CV1


Sat 10th June

York Pride

Knavesmire (Tadcaster Road End) The tenth annual York Pride event will take place on: Saturday 10th June 2017. The largest Pride in North Yorkshire! Fun Fair, Parade, Stalls and great entertainment. York Pride will meet at 12noon near York Minster for the fith ever York Pride Parade we will leave the Minster at 12:15.

Pride events - CanterburySat 10th - Sun 11th Jun

Canterbury Pride

Featuring Pride Canterbury 2017. A unique celebration of LGBT identity and one of the fastest growing prides to have hit the UK. A parade will start at the Marlowe Theatre, heading up the High Street and finally reaching the Dane John Gardens, nestles comfortably within Canterbury historic City Wall, where the day's main events will be taking place!

pride events - edinburgh

Sat 17th June

Pride Edinburgh

Welcome to Pride Edinburgh 2017, we are delighted to confirm the date as Saturday 17th June and full details of the pride march and other events will be added to our website as we announce them.


Sat 24th June

Portsmouth Pride

Portsmouth PRIDE is coming back June 24, 2017! This will be our third annual event and we're working hard on some exciting new developments for 2017.

Save the date, and stay tuned to our Facebook Event Page for more details!


Sat 24th June

Pride In London

Trafalgar Square London Pride Festival takes place from Saturday 24 June to Sunday 9 July 2017, and they want it to be bigger and better than ever, with the Parade and main events on Saturday 8 July 2017. The Parade Saturday 8 July 1:00pm – 4:30pm With over 100 entries, equating to just over 3000 participants.

pride events - essexSat 24th June

Essex Pride

Central Park Chelmsford Essex pride takes place in Central Park entry to Essex pride is through the entrance marquee featuring lots of support services and the site is fully licenced. Daytime live entertainment in our Big top marquee with headline acts & local performers. Evening dance tent with DJ's, funfair, market and lots more.

stokeSat 24th June

Stoke on Trent Pride

Pride returns this year with music stages, a bar, and activities for all. Entry to the event is free, but with a wristband-only area around the bars in the centre of the park. Welcoming not only the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community but everyone who values diversity in our City and wishes to celebrate equality.


Fri 30th June

Bourne Free Pride Festival

The Triangle - The Bandstand Bourne Free is Bournemouth's LGBT Pride Festival. It is an annual celebration of all diversities that live in Bournemouth and the constant strive towards universal equality for all through entertainment and awareness. The Parade Saturday 1st July It's FREE and simple to join in.


Fri 7th July

Sparkle the National Transgender Celebration

Sparkle is open to everyone who sees themselves as Transgender (and their friends and families) no matter if they be living full-time or just 'dressing up" for an occasional Saturday night out. We accept the differing aspirations and needs of the various people within our community, but invite all to come together and share our celebration. Every Trans person has a place at Sparkle and a warm welcome is on offer to all!


Sat 8th July

Bristol Pride Festival

Castle Park Bristol Pride 2017 parade will take place on Saturday the 8th July 2017


Sat 15th July

Peel Park Pink Picnic

Join us on Saturday 15th July 2017 from 13:00 – 20:00 for this years Pink Picnic! The Pink Picnic is Salford's annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) Pride Celebration. The event is FREE and this year will be held in The Meadow.


Sat 22nd July

Hull Pride

Baker Street, Hull (Parade 1pm from Hull College to Baker Street) Hull Pride is a free event will feature a colourful parade representing all areas of the LGBT+ community, their friends, families and supporters along with those who just believe in equality for all. Parade gathers at Hull College, Queens gardens, Hull from 12pm - setting off at 1pm all welcome.


Sun 23rd July

Chesterfield Pride

This summer the town will host its third Chesterfield Pride event!

There will be food, drink, market stalls and a children's area.

This event is open to all and entry is FREE.

belfastFri 28th July - Sun 6th Aug

Belfast Pride

26th Belfast Pride! The Pride rainbow will be spreading across Belfast this year for ten full days from Friday 25th July to Sunday 7th August.The parade is the biggest single parade in Belfast, the biggest cross community parade and it brings a rainbow of colour to the city centre and extend an open welcome to the whole city to come and join in!

swindonFri 28th July

Swindon & Wiltshire Pride

Town Gardens, Quarry Road Swindon & Wiltshire Pride, is one of largest Pride Events in the South West. The event starts with the Parade leaving at 11:15am from the Town Gardens, Swindon.


Sat 29th July

Liverpool Pride

St Georges Quarter Liverpool Pride - International Love themed festival.

norwichSat 29th July

Norwich Pride

Norwich Pride is a celebration of the LGBT community for everyone. Our mission is to ensure that Norwich is a city where everyone can feel safe and proud to be themselves. Norwich Pride is a grass-roots, do-it-yourself celebration organised by a collective of friendly, creative and enthusiastic volunteers.

brighton dog

Sun 30th July

Brighton Dog Pride

Join us as we celebrate our four-legged best friends with a day of fun and barking frolics, as dogs and dog lovers come together and shine with Pride. In association with Coastway Vets, the Pride Dog show will feature awards for numerous categories, retail stalls, a glamorous catwalk doggy fashion show, bar and refreshments.


Fri 4th Aug

Brighton Pride

Hove Lawns / Preston Park Parade Brighton Pride's 2017 Summer of Love will be a stunning celebration of our LGBT+ community and supporters. A festival like no other, a campaign to inspire, a party to remember and with St. James St The Pride Village Party (PVP) on the Sunday, a fundraising weekend to be proud of.


Sat 5th - Sun 6th Aug

Leeds Pride

Lower Briggate Leeds Gay Pride 2017 Yorkshire's Biggest celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* life. Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th August 2017. We extend a big thank you to all of those who work hard to support & promote Leeds Pride every year.

bi conThurs 10th - Sun 13th Aug

Bisexuality Convention, Leeds

BiCon is an annual meeting of bisexuals from around the UK and the world. It's the UK's biggest bi event, attracting several hundreds. Whether you want to get involved in activism against biphobia or have a bit of fun and make new friends. This year, BiCon is at the Leeds Beckett University, Headingley, Leeds.


Sat 12th Aug

Plymouth Pride

The Colourful, Loud and Proud Pride Parade through the city centre to Plymouth Hoe will depart at midday (Route TBC). On the Hoe there will be a diverse mix of musicians, singers, and bands on the main stage from 1.30pm to 8.30pm along with: An ecliptic mix of community and commercial stalls, Fun Fair for all ages, Inflatables, face painting and events for children. Licensed Bar, Choice of hot food and snacks and lots more…


Sun 13th Aug

Wakefield Pride

Our aim is to organise a Pride festival in Wakefield which celebrates the wide cultural and ethnic diversity of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender community across the district, to challenge homophobia and to increase the awareness and acceptance of their Human Rights.


Sat 19th August

Warwickshire Pride

Pump Room Gardens Warwickshire Pride is a fabulous celebration of LGBT+ life and culture that welcomes and embraces all people. Expect up to 100 stalls, live performances and entertainment, fairgound rides, food and drink from around the world, a family area, youth tent, and lots more.


Sat 19th Aug

Chester Pride

The fifth annual event will take place on Saturday 19 August 2017 and will include the popular Chester Pride parade through the city centre, followed by a programme of activities taking place in Castle Square.


Sat 19th - Sun 20th Aug

Pride Glasgow

The route is provisionally the same as 2015 and 2016 however it is subject to change. The Parade takes place on Saturday 19th of August 2017 from Glasgow Green at 12pm. All participants must be in place by 11.45am. The Parade is open to individuals, community groups, charities, LGBT Venues and businesses.


Fri 25th - Sun 27th Aug

Pride Cymru

Due to the success of Pride 2016, PRIDE Cymru is proud to announce that next year's event will run over three days in its new location at Cardiff Civic Centre on the 2017 August Bank Holiday Weekend. Pride Cymru's Big Weekend 2017 will be a mega-mashup of Pride and Cardiff's Big Weekend which was last held in 2011.


Fri 25th - Sun 27th Aug

Manchester Pride

The Manchester Pride Festival 2017 will take place throughout August. The Big Weekend takes place from 25 – 28th August 2017. Tickets for The Big Weekend 2017 will go on sale in the new year. From Day Tickets to the full 4 day Big Weekend Tickets, Child and Family tickets to Platinum Packages - Manchester Pride have got a ticket with your name on it!


Sat 26th Aug

Cornwall Pride

Conwall Pride Parade starting at 11am (Lemon Quay) followed by a family Picnic in the Park from 12 noon with stalls, food and free entertainment. Ticketed event in the evening in the Marquee back on Lemon Quay (over-18 only) with local acts supporting a national headliner (TBC). An after party follows at a local nightclub (TBC).


Sat 26th Aug

Walsall Pride

Were still a Free Event so get your family and friends together and join us for a day of great entertainment, information stalls, market stalls and fair rides. There are a range of things to do and see including the main stage, cabaret marquee, dance arena, market stalls, health & well being and a fairground ride.


Sat 2nd Sept

Leicester Pride

We invite everyone to join us on the parade, although we ask that larger groups register via the website so that we can plan the order and layout. The exact route of the parade will be announced closer the event, but usually starts near the Curve theatre and passes by the clock Tower, through The Lanes shopping area and onto New Walk towards Victoria Park.


Sat 2nd Sept

Totnes Pride, Devon

A friendly and welcoming annual community event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transpeople, their friends, families and supporters. Join us on the procession, whether you are representing an organisation or coming alone you will be more than welcome!


Sat 2nd Sept

Reading Pride

The Festival kicks off when the Parade arrives at 12pm with a full line-up of entertainment throughout the day along with a funfair, youth area, a wide range of food, drink and marketstalls. The Reading Pride Parade brings the spirit of Pride with a pedestrian parade tracing a route through the centre of Reading to Kings Meadow Park forming a spectacle of noise and colour that cannot be missed.


Sat 16th September

Cumbria Pride

Centre of Carlisle Cumbria Pride 2017 will take place on the 16 September 2017 To promote equality, diversity and to protect the future of LGBT communities of Cumbria. Promote equality and diversity for the public benefits and counter discrimination against LGBT people across Cumbria.


Sat 23rd Sept

Lincoln Pride

Since 2012, Lincoln Pride UK has been providing a fun and safe space in the East Midlands for people in Lincoln and the surrounding area. Each year, the day has grown. With each change, we've welcomed an increasingly wide range of members of the local community. Every year, we're stunned with the response that we get from Lincoln, its residents and the businesses which are located here.


Sun 24th Sept

Sunderland Pride

An annual celebration of Wearside's LGBT community, which attracts thousands of people, Sunderland Pride will be held on September 24. As with previous years, it will feature a parade from the Civic Centre, at its Burdon Road entrance, before a day of entertainment in Park Lane. As well as the annual parade, the Sunderland Pride Committee. a not-for-profit organisation, has opened its own centre in Bridge Street.