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5 Ways To Celebrate Brighton & Hove Pride

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The annual Brighton & Hove Pride Festival is dedicated to uplifting the LGBTQ+ community and celebrating wonderful diversity. Widely considered to be one of the best pride festivals in the world, the colourful, fun event takes place in the vibrant coastal city during the weekend of 6-7 August 2022.

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Whether you’re gay and proud, exploring your sexuality, or supporting a LGBTQIA+ friend or family member, here are 5 ways to help get you into the spirit of love, joy and self-expression during this spectacular celebration…

  1. Educate Yourself

If you want to enjoy a fully immersive Pride experience, educating yourself about the origins and history of Pride is a great place to start.

Research the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York, and learn all about the movement that paved the way for modern day LGBTQ+ rights.

Binge watch LGBTQIA+ movies, TV shows and documentaries, and read some of the popular non-fiction queer culture history books. Check out the most important pieces of literature, including The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle (Lillian Faderman), We Are Everywhere (Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown) and Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution (Susan Stryker).

  1. Attend Brighton & Hove Pride

Lots of cities all over the world host Pride parades during the official Pride Month of June, with additional celebrations held in July, August and September. The Brighton & Hove Pride Festival – to honour the fearless trailblazers of the gay rights movement and the LGTBQ+ community – has long become an iconic must-attend event.

The theme for 2022’s 30th anniversary Brighton & Hove Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade is ‘Love – Protest – Unity’. The parade is the highlight of the weekend, and showcases an all-singing, all-dancing colourful carnival that is supported by many of the city’s community groups, charities and small businesses.

If you’ve made some new friends, on the UK’s busiest gay phone chat line service, you can arrange to hook up with them at the Pride Village Party in Kemptown. Have fun exploring the lively bars, venues and entertainment zones together, and enjoy performances by musicians, DJs, artists, and outrageous and flamboyant drag queens. Whilst you’re immersed in the real sensory experience of Brighton & Hove Pride, you’re likely to rub shoulders with 300,000 people, including famous celebrities and influencers.

If you’re not able to attend the unmissable event, you can always host your own at-home Pride Festival. Get together with family and friends for a ‘Love – Protest – Unity’ themed party. Hang up colourful decorations, serve tasty rainbow coloured finger foods and cocktails, and turn up the volume of your favourite disco anthems.

  1. Support LGBTQIA+ Arts & Culture

Another great way to develop an understanding of the LGBTQ+ experience is through the medium of arts and culture. You can visit an LGBTQIA+ art gallery or museum, watch a marathon of influential movies, and read and discuss queer current affair topics that reflect on the evolution of Pride and what it symbolises for all people, with your friends.

  1. Become An Ally

Not everyone in the LGBTQIA+ community has experienced the expression of sexuality as a positive milestone life event. Loved ones don’t always respond in a supportive and nurturing way to a declaration that they may find surprising, confusing or uncomfortable.

To celebrate and honour Brighton & Hove Pride, consider sharing your personal experience with others who may be going though an emotionally charged time. You can become a LGBTQIA+ ally by getting involved with a community organisation or cause that you care about. Donate your time and energy by volunteering, or commit to raising money for the Brighton Rainbow Fund and Pride Social Impact Fund.

  1. Connect With Like-Minded People

You don’t have to miss out on the fun, if you live quite a distance from Brighton and are not able to attend the iconic Pride Festival this year. Connect easily with like-minded people via phone or text. Once you create a profile on GayAdultChat you can flirt and enjoy live 1-2-1 gay chat with thousands of real men all over the UK.

During the weekend of 6-7 August 2022, send flirty messages to every hot and horny gay, bi-curious and straight guy who catches your eye, and explore the possibilities. The more messages you send, the quicker you’ll be able to fill up your personal dating voice mailbox. As the service is private and totally anonymous, you can let go of inhibitions and fully express your sexuality, and sexual desires.

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Gay Pride Events 2020

Due to Covid-19, a lot of these events are and will be cancelled. Please use the links to check with each individual event.


Whether you enjoy going to regular pride events or this is your first time, here’s a list of UK gay pride events throughout 2020 to add to your calendar!


31stWinter Pride


21st – 23rdStudent Pride



25thHampshire Pride

25th – 26th Bury Pride


2ndSwansea Pride

2ndExeter Pride

23rd-24thBirmingham Pride

30thNorthumberland Pride

30thOxford Pride


5th – 6thBlackpool Pride

6th – 7thBradford Pride

6thYork Pride

6thEastleigh Pride

13th-14th – Coventry Pride

13thEdinburgh Pride

13thColchester Pride

13thSalisbury Pride

20thEssex Pride

27thDublin Pride

20thExmouth Pride

20thThe Pink Picnic (Salford Pride)

20thPride in the Park (Crewe)

27thPride in London


4th Fife Pride

11thBristol Pride

11thWorthing Pride

10th-12thSparkle Weekend (Manchester)

14thBarnsley Pride

17th – 19th – Northern Pride (Newcastle)

18thCroydon Pride

18thEastbourne Pride

18thSouthend Pride

18th-19thWeston-Super-Mare Pride

19thChesterfield Pride

20thHappy Valley Pride (Hebden Bridge)

25thPride in Hull

25thNorwich Pride

25thWest Lothian Pride

26thStockport Pride


1st – 2nd  – Brighton Pride

2ndLeeds Pride

8thChester Pride

8thPride in Surrey

8thSwindon & Wiltshire Pride

8thMargate Pride

8thWigan Pride

8thDoncaster Pride

9thWakefield Pride

15thTunbridge Wells Pride

22ndWarwickshire Pride

22ndHerts Pride

28th – 31stManchester Pride

28th – 30thPride Cymru

29thCornwall Pride

29thFoyle Pride


5thReading Pride

5thBasildon Pride

5thDerby Pride

5thTotnes Pride

12thMilton Keynes Pride

12thPride in Gloucestershire

19thWorcestershire Pride

26thCumbria Pride




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Gay Pride Events 2019

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A full list of UK gay pride events throughout 2019 to add to your calendar!


26thWinter Pride


22nd-24thStudent Gay Pride

23rdHampshire Pride


15th-18thUK Leather Pride


13thBury Pride


4thSwansea Pride

11thExeter Pride

25th-26thBirmingham Pride

25th – Rochdale Pride


1stNorthumberland Pride

1stOxford Pride

1st – Bradford Pride

8thBlackpool Pride

8th-9thCoventry Pride

8thYork Pride

15thEdinburgh Pride

15thEssex Pride

16thStoke on Trent Pride

20th-29thDublin Pride

22ndLancaster Pride

22nd – Suffolk Pride

22ndExmouth Pride

22ndThe Pink Picnic (Salford Pride)

29thColchester Pride

29thPride in the Park (Crewe)


1stBristol Pride

6th – Tameside Pride

6thPride in London

6th – Fife Pride

12th-14thSparkle Weekend (Manchester)

13thCroydon Pride

13thWorksop Pride

13th – Banbury Pride

13thWorthing Pride

13th-20thSouthend-on-Sea Pride

14th – Barnsley Pride

19th-21stNorthern Pride (Newcastle)

20thEastbourne Pride

20thFolkestone Pride

20thMorecambe Pride

20thPride in Hull

21stChesterfield Pride

22ndHappy Valley Pride (Hebden Bridge)

27th – Oldham Pride

27thNorwich Pride

27thSalisbury Pride

27thWest Lothian Pride

27th-28thWeston-Super-Mare Pride

28thStockport Pride


2nd-4thBrighton Pride

4thLeeds Pride

10thChester Pride

10thPride in Surrey

10thSwindon & Wiltshire Pride

10th – Perthshire Pride

10thMargate Pride

10thWigan Pride

11th – Wakefield Pride

17th – Tunbridge Wells Pride

17thDoncaster Pride

17thWarwickshire Pride

23rd-26thManchester Pride

23rd-25thPride Cymru

24thCornwall Pride

24th – Foyle Pride

31stHerts Pride

31stReading Pride

31stPride in Newry


7thEastleigh Pride

7thDerby Pride

7thTotnes Pride

14thMilton Keynes Pride

14thLondon Trans Pride

14thPride in Gloucestershire

14thBasildon Pride

21stBolton Pride

21stWorcestershire Pride

28thLincoln Pride

28thPreston Pride

28thCumbria Pride




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UK Gay Pride Events 2018

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We’ve compiled a full list of UK pride events throughout 2018 for you to add to your calendar!



9thStudent Gay Pride (University of Westminster, London)

24thHampshire Pride



21stDigital Pride (London)


19thLancaster Pride

26thBirmingham Pride

26thGrampian Pride

28thDurham Pride


2ndOxford Pride

9thCoventry Pride

9thFlintshire Pride

9thYork Pride

16thPride Edinburgh

16thEssex Pride

23rdDublin Pride

30thExmouth Pride


6th – Sparkle in the Park (Manchester)

7thLondon Pride

7thWorksop Pride

14thBristol Pride

14thRotherham Pride

14thThe Pink Picnic – Salford Pride

20thIsle of Wight Pride

20thNorthern Pride (Newcastle)

21stHull Pride

22ndChesterfield Pride

28thLiverpool Pride

28thNorwich Pride

28thWeston Super Mare Pride

29thStockport Pride


4thBrighton Pride

5thLeeds Pride

7thHappy Valley Pride (Hebden Bridge)

18thWarwickshire Pride

24thManchester Pride

25thSouthampton Pride


1st – Totnes Pride

1stReading Pride

7thBig Gay Weekender (Camber Sands Holiday Park, East Sussex)

8th – Channel Islands Pride

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Gay Pride Events 2017

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Full list of UK Gay pride events for 2017 to add to your calendar!



24th-26th Student Pride

25th Hampshire Pride



24th-30th Digital Pride


13th Exeter Pride

27th-28th Birmingham Pride

27th Flintshire Pride

30th Durham Pride


3rd Oxford Pride

9th-11th Blackpool Pride

10th Canterbury Pride

10th-11th Coventry Pride

10th York Pride

24th Dublin Pride

24th Essex Pride

30th-2nd July Bourne Free Pride Festival (Bournemouth)


1st Exmouth Pride

7th-9th Sparkle – The National Transgender Celebration (Manchester)

8th London Pride

8th Bristol Pride

15th Rotherham Pride

21st-23rd Newcastle Pride

22nd Eastbourne Pride

22nd Hull Pride

26th-30th Queer Spirit

29th-30th Liverpool Pride

29th Sheffield Pride

29th Norwich Pride

29th Weston Super Mare Pride

29th Hereford Pride

28th-6th August Belfast Pride



4th-6th Brighton Pride

5th – Burnley Pride

5th-6th Leeds Pride

10th-13th Bicon

12th Plymouth Pride

19th Chester Pride

19th Warwickshire Pride

19th Doncaster Pride

25th Manchester Pride

25th-27th Pride Cymru

26th Southampton Pride


2nd Totnes Pride

2nd Herts Pride

2nd Reading Pride

22nd The Big Gay Weekender (Pontins, Camber Sands)


6th-9th UK Leather Pride (Bristol)




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Pride Events In 2015

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Here’s a list of dates of all the upcoming Pride events throughout the UK for 2015.

16th – Exeter Pride
23rd-24th – Birmingham Pride
30th – Bradford Pride

5th-7th – Oxford Pride
5th-7th – Bristol Bear Fiesta
13th – Blackpool Pride
13th-14th – Gloucestershire Pride
20th – Edinburgh Pride
20th – Cumbria Pride
20th – Portsmouth Pride
20th – Suffolk Pride
20th-21st – York Pride
27th-28th – Coventry Pride
27th – London Pride

4th – Warwickshire Pride
10th-12th – Bourne Free Pride (Bournemouth)
10th-15th – Sparkle the National Transgender Celebration (Manchester)
11th – Bristol Pride
12th – Essex Pride
17th-20th – Northern Pride & Newcastle Pride (Now held as one event – Newcastle Pride)
18th-19th – Hull Pride
18th – Stoke-on-Trent Pride
24th-25th – Belfast Pride
25th – Norwich Pride
26th – Chesterfield Pride

1st – Liverpool Pride
1st-2nd – Brighton Pride
2nd – Leeds Pride
7th-10th – Family Pride (Staffordshire)
8th – Swindon & Wiltshire Pride
9th – Wakefield Pride
15th – Cymru Pride (Cardiff)
22nd-23rd – Glasgow Pride
28th-31st – Manchester Pride
29th – Cornwall Pride
29th – Kent Pride
29th – Walsall Pride

5th – Grimsby Pride
5th – Leicester Pride
5th – Totnes Pride
5th – Reading Pride
9th-12th – Worcester Pride
26th – Sunderland Pride
27th – Lincoln Pride

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