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We love being in the heart of Pride celebrations in so many of our vibrant cities, from Brighton to Belfast and Birmingham to Newcastle. The cities will be buzzing and our hotels bustling, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment! We have compiled a list of Pride events taking place this summer, so you can get your plans in motion.

And, when you're ready to book, take advantage of our superb Summer Vibes offer for up to 25% off when you stay longer. Let’s face it, you need time prep for such fabulousness and for sure some time to recover!

London Pride 02 Jul 

More than a hundred singers, dancers, lip-synchers and entertainers will be performing over 4 stages across Central London for Pride in London 2022, with Emeli Sandé, Ava Max, Samantha Mumba, and Eurovision winner Netta headlining the main stage in Trafalgar Square. The stage in Leicester Square will be dedicated to female-identifying, non-binary and trans artists, including July Jones, Eddy Luna, Prya, Krystal Lake, Poppy Ajudha, Girli, and Drag Syndrome & Justin Bond. You’ll find the other stages at Golden Square and the Soho Stage on Dean Street, where you can watch ‘Drag Race’ Superstars The Vivienne, Lawrence Chaney, Tia Kofi and Victoria Scone, Cedric Neal, and Matt Willis from ‘Kinky Boots’ in Concert at Drury Lane, and the cast from ‘& Juliet’.

Brighton Pride 05-07 Jul 

This is the delayed 30th anniversary pride LGBTQIA+ Community Parade, and the theme is Love, Protest and Unity. This parade features charities and community groups from the city, as well as local businesses and members of the general public. This year is set to be a beautiful and colourful carnival of diversity and fun, leading up to Fabuloso in the Park.

Brighton Bear Weekend 14-17 Jul  

The 4-day affair will begin with the Brighton Bear weekend quiz, followed by the Mr Brighton Bear competition and a garden party. The Brighton Trans Pride takes place on 16-Jul and this year, Trans Pride Brighton will include an in-person Pride March, inclusive park event and more!

Newcastle Northern Pride 22-24 Jul 

UK Pride will get off to a mega start on Friday 22-Jul with the launch party of pure joy, fun and headlined by superstars. The Friday night fundraiser launch party include Broadway star, famed choreographer, and award-winning performer Todrick Hall. Joining Todrick is RuPaul’s Drag Race UK finalist Bimini Bon Boulash and world-famous DJ Jodie Harsh, with more acts to be announced soon. Closing the festival is Ibiza in Symphony featuring DJ Michael Maddison. An ambitious and dramatic performance is promised and includes a live orchestra playing a number of dance classics, supported by some of the region’s best LGBTQ+ vocalists and musicians.

Belfast Pride 22-31 Jul  

One of the biggest festivals in Belfast, running over 150 events across 10 days from Friday 22-Jul to Sunday 31-Jul with Pride Day, and the centrepiece Pride Parade on Saturday 30-Jul. The Belfast Pride Parade is the main event in the LGBT+ calendar, a major city event and the biggest cross community parade in Belfast. It is a protest and a celebration, a call for equality, a stand for solidarity and a celebration of the lives of LGBT+ people in Belfast and beyond.

Liverpool Pride 30 Jul 

Leeds welcomes back a wide range of performers, entertainment, and local businesses. As part of this fantastic Pride celebration, you can visit Leeds Pride Market Place to buy from LGBTQIA+ businesses or talk to local and national LGBTQIA+ organisations.

Leeds Pride 07 Aug  

Leeds welcomes back a wide range of performers, entertainment, and local businesses. As part of this fantastic Pride celebration, you can visit Leeds Pride Market Place to buy from LGBTQIA+ businesses or talk to local and national LGBTQIA+ organisations.

Manchester Pride 26-29 Aug  

The festival gets underway with the Human Rights Forum, bringing together prominent activists and thought leaders to consider the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community today. This event will be developed and delivered in partnership with the LGBT Foundation and will consist of talks, rallying, spoken work and other thought-provoking performances. Surrounding this will be a street party with markets, performances, and parties across the venues in the Gay Village throughout the weekend.

Birmingham Pride 24-25 Sept  

The famous Birmingham Pride main stage returns, even bigger for 2022, with added runway, increased VIP area, larger screens for better visibility and of course an amazing line up of international, national, and local recording artists. The Birmingham Pride Dance Arena is iconic and for the first time ever, this year will see the Dance Arena housed within a famous circus BIG TOP providing extra space and additional capacity!

Past events, sorry you've missed them. But you can start planning for next year!


York Pride 

Join the inclusive march, starting from York Minster at 11.45am to Knavesmire, where a big LGBTQIA+ festival takes place. Here, you’ll find stalls, games, and a huge stage to entertain the crowd. Among the performers will be DJ Rory Hoy; singers Samantha and Donna, aka Live Revival; Marigold Addams, performing as Cher; X-Factor singer Marcus Collins; drag artist St Sordid Secret; singer and TV star Duncan James; singer Soraya Vivian; Bailey Bubbles; Divina De Campo from Ru Paul’s Drag Race and headline act Nadine Coyle from Girls Aloud.

Edinburgh Pride 

The main stage will be headlined by Scottish Drag Race winner Lawrence Chaney, Grammy nominated singer Kelli-Leigh and Scottish X-Factor semi-finalists The Cutkelvins. Stage events are held in Potterrow and will commence at 2pm following the march. A mini-festival village will also pop up around Bristo Square for the event. The EUSA buildings will host the village’s events including the community fair, trans chill space, George Square picnic area and youth zone.

Glasgow Pride 

Gin tastings, drag events, a large parade and a glamorous disco at Barrowlands Ballroom, Pride Glasgow is one of the most colourful pride events in the UK attracting thousands of visitors each year.

Glasgow Pride is Scotland’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender Pride Festival celebrating the diversity of the LGBT community.

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