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Sinitta and Sonia headline Southampton Pride today

Besi Besemar August 26, 2017

The South Coast’s latest Pride gets underway in Southampton’s Guildhall Square at 11am this morning with an opening welcome from Cllr Satvir Kaur the Labour Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure on Southampton City Council.

An action packed day of top entertainment follows including main stage appearances by 80’s Divas Sinitta at 12.20pm and Sonia at 4.15pm. Local favourite Lucinda Lashes takes to the main stage at 8.55pm and Southamptons Gay Men’s Chorus will appear on the separate Acoustic Stage at 5pm.

The Pride Parade starts from Guildhall Square at 2pm, progressing along Above Bar Street and High Street to the Bargate Monument and back to Guildhall Square.

There is a market hall in the 02 Guildhall Centre on Guildhall Square and later in the evening both The London Hotel and the Edge and Box Bar will have their own special parties going on all Saturday evening

Southampton Pride will be fundraising for Chrysalis an organisation catering for transitioning trans people and Breakout acharity that supports local LGBTQ young people.

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