TheGayUK is proud to once again support Pride Cymru as it celebrates its annual Pride event this weekend, Saturday 13th August.© phil_bird Depositphotos
After months of planning and preparation, Pride Cymru will take place this Saturday 13th August! The annual event which celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Cardiff and South Wales has been running since 1999.
Norwich Pride Chair Andy Futter explains, “The event has become so popular that this year we have switched the route of our parade so we start at City Hall and finish at Chapelfield Gardens – allowing more people than ever before to attend!” Here’s everything you need to know, where to go and when to turn up in order to join in with Norwich Pride on the 30th July 2016.
What time does Pride Cymru begin?
Pride Cymru officially opens at 12:00 noon at Coopers Field, Cardiff. The event closes at 10:30 pm.
Is there a parade?
Yes. The Pride Cymru Parade will return for its fifth year running, bigger, better, and more colourful than ever! The parade kickstarts the day of events from Churchill Way in the morning from 11am, finally heading towards the grounds of Coopers of Field, adjacent to Cardiff Castle, where the festivities continue throughout the day and evening.
Where is Pride Cymru?
The pride day takes place at Coopers Field, Cardiff, CF10 3RB.
What does Pride Cymru cost?
Pride tickets are available HERE and cost just £12 per adult for single entry. Pride Cymru costs over £250,000 to put on each year so any additional donations can be gratefully relied on the day.
What entertainment will there be at Pride Cymru?
Pride Cymru welcomes a diverse and talented Main Stage line-up supported this year by the Community Stage, Dance Arena, Family and Youth Area, Vintage Tea Rooms, Faith Tent, plus the first ever PugFest Pride!
Actress, singer and LGBT activist Heather Peace will be performing, along with Britain’s Got Talent Semi-finalist Danny Beard, Eurovision’s UK entry duo Joe and Jake and nineties girl group, Big Reunion stars B*Witched and BBC The Voice UK Semi-finalist Jordan Gray (also known as Tall Dark Friend) and Voice UK contestant Leighton Jones.
Expect fairground rides, food and drink, an assortment of market stalls, plus loads more attractions to be announced in the run up to the big day. Oh and don’t forget to come and say hello to TheGayUK team in their tent and pick up your FREE SUBSCRIPTION!
Does Pride Cymru have a website?
Absolutely. You can view all thing PRIDE CYMRU HERE and buy your tickets for the big day.
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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