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Brighton Pride Returns To Celebrate 30 Years

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After two years of no celebrating, Pride is finally back – and it’s celebrating 30 years of colour and pizzazz too

Normal service will be resumed for the summer of 2022 as all of Brighton Pride’s main events are back on schedule including the Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade, the two-day Pride Village Party and their two-day official fundraiser for the Brighton Rainbow Fund, We Are Fabuloso supported by yahoo! Here’s what to expect:

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Kylie Minogue performed at the festival back in 2019, photo by James Daly

Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade – ‘Love, Protest & Unity’ – 6 August

The Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade is one of the undisputed highlights of the Brighton & Hove Pride weekend and is a glorious showcase of the city’s charities, community groups and small businesses as well as our invaluable emergency services, the NHS and statutory partners.

It is one of the biggest and brightest events in Brighton & Hove’s calendar, with over 300,000 people thronging the city’s streets to participate in and watch the parade of community and campaign groups, and the all-singing, all-dancing carnival of colour as it wends its way from Hove Lawns to Preston Park for We Are Fabuloso, the official Brighton & Hove Pride charity fundraiser.

WE ARE FABULOSO supported by yahoo! – 6-7 August

Described by The Guardian as “the country’s most popular LGBT+ event”, WE ARE FABULOSO supported by yahoo! will run over two days with a main stage featuring world class artists including Christina Aguilera, Ella Henderson, Todrick Hall, Raye, Bimini and L Devine on Saturday 6August, followed by Paloma Faith, Jake Shears, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Cat Burns and Björn Again on Sunday 7August.

Featuring over 100 LGBTQ+ artists, other areas of the park will see the return of the Gaydio Dance Tent headlined by Gorgon City, the Legends Cabaret Big Top with its always legendary line-up, the QTIPOC Stage hosted by The Cocoa Butter Club, the DIVA Dance Tent, the Brüt Dance tent and a host of other tents, cabaret stages, amazing live music and community areas to create a festival that celebrates the diversity of our community and delivers an unforgettable Pride experience.

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Pride Village Party, photo by Chris Jepson

Pride Village Party – 6-7 August

The Pride Village Party in Brighton’s famous Kemptown sees businesses across St James’ Street and Marine parade come together to celebrate Pride and raise extra funds for the Brighton Rainbow Fund and Pride Social Impact Fund.

Brighton-Pride.org

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