If you're planning to go to Durham pride here's everything you need to know before the 2018 event.

If you’re planning to go to Durham pride here’s everything you need to know before the 2018 event.

This year’s Durham Pride takes place on the on Sunday 27th May 2018 to celebrate the diversity of the LGBT+ community of Durham and surrounding areas. This year’s event will be the fifth in Durham.

What time does Durham Pride begin?


The Durham Pride parade officially begins at 1 PM until 6 PM.

Is there a parade?

Yes, the parade leaves from Palace Green from 1.15 PM. People taking part in the parade are asked to make sure they’re at the green from 12:30 PM.

Where is Durham Pride?

Durham Pride takes place at the Sands Durham, the official postcode for the venue is: DH1 1LH, with an official after party held at KLUTE Durham.

What does Durham Pride cost?


Durham Pride is free for everyone to take part in however you can purchase VIP tickets for the main stage tent. VIP tickets cost £10 and include, Access to VIP Bar/toilets and best stage views, Fast track entry to Afterparty at Klute Durham (before 8pm),
VIP tickets 18+ only for Afterparty. All proceeds go to Durham Pride and charity.

What entertainment will there be at Durham Pride?

This year the organisers have invited “Black Heart” hitmakers, Stooshe. Along with X Factor heartthrob Lloyd Daniels. There’s also the Northern Proud Voices choir, Mickey Modelle, Smashby, Tess Tickle and the Dragettes and Love Inc, featuring Simone Denny. The cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert will also be singing hits from the show.

Does Durham Pride have a website?

Absolutely. You can view all thing Durham Pride HERE

What should I bring to pride?


We’ve created a list of Pride survival ideas. Take a look – but don’t forget to bring sunscreen, money and fully charged phone!

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Need a place to stay? Check out our Hotel partners at Hotels.com for available hotels and B&Bs in the Durham area. Check the Travelodge website for the best deals.


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