Weston-Super-Mare is to play host to its very own pride at the end of July – here is everything you need to know for Weston-Super-Mare Pride 2019
To celebrate LGBT+ life in Weston-Super-Mare, there will be a two-day pride event in the seaside town on the 27th and 28th July 2019. The two day, family friendly event will be the sixth annual parade for Weston-Super-Mare.
This year WSM Pride have some new features including a Cabaret stage, Gin & Prosecco Bar, Education Hub, Official WSM Pride Merchandise Shop and Fast Track tickets.
Is there a Parade for Weston-Super-Mare Pride?
Yes, there is a parade for Weston-Super-Mare Pride. It takes places at 11 AM on the 27th of July, starting at Knightstone Island. The parade will continue down the seafront, then turn right on to Regent Street, then left onto the High Street and eventually end up in Grove Park for the main event.
Anyone who wants to take part in the parade should arrive by 10:30 AM.
What does the parade happen for Weston-Super-Mare Pride?
The Weston-Super-Mare Pride parade takes place on the 28th July at 11 AM. Organisers are suggesting that people who are taking part in the parade turn up at least 30 minutes before the march begins.
Is Weston-Super-Mare Pride free to attend?
The parade itself is free to watch but the entertainment in the park is ticketed. The pride takes place over two days. The first day’s event takes place in Grove Park from midday and entry costs froms £3 to £9. Tickets for both days cost £9. A £1 reduction on last year’s prices.
Is there an after party for Weston-Super-Mare Pride?
Yes, on the Saturday there is an tropical beach party themed after party at the Winter Gardens. Tickets cost £5 in advance and will be £10 on the door. The line up includes Cabaret, DJ’s, dancers and special guest performance from Sian Evans (formerly of Kosheen).
The after party starts at 8 PM and goes on until 4 AM.
Who is performing at Weston-Super-Mare pride?
On day one there are performances from X Factor‘s Amelia Lily, La Voix, Hazell Dean, hosted by Fanny Burns. On day two there’s music, comedy, arts and culture hosted by Jordan Gray. Performances from Eurovision‘s Saara Aalto, and Michael Rice, Angie Brown, Benji Matthews, Nicki French.
Find out more visit the WSM Pride website
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