X FACTOR and Mercy singer Marcus Collins joins Heather Small at Cardiff Pride.

Both chart topping singers will be headlining at this year’s annual Cardiff Pride which will be held at Coopers Field, Cardiff on the 1st September 2012.

The festival, which is now in it’s 13th year will see the launch of it’s very first Parade through the city centre. Organisers are encouraging festival-goers not only to have a great day out and celebrate diversity, but to fill the streets of Cardiff with colour, floats and carnival for the occasion.

This year’s entertainment will kick off at Midday and feature 10 hours of top acts which will include: X Factor’s Marcus Collins and Ruth Lorenzo, Bright Light Bright Light and the official Mardi Gras After Party with SuperMartXé presenting the Freemasons: A Wales Debut for SuperMartXé and their first UK gig out of London, as part of their World tour (other Cities include: Madrid, Ibiza, Tel Aviv, Rio de Janeiro)

Marcus Collins said:



‘I’m really looking forward to performing at Cardiff Wales LGBT Mardi Gras Festival this summer. As a singer it’s a great privilege to be asked to take part in such an event. I hope that people come from far and wide to celebrate their diversity and make Cardiff come alive on a very special day”

To check out more about Prides this year visit our Pride Guide 2012 at www.thegayuk.com/prideguide2012

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