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Spectacular line-up for We Are FABULOSO!

July 16, 2020

With just two weeks to go, Brighton & Hove Pride is excited to announce a host of artists will join this year’s first Digital Pride festival, We Are FABULOSO!, which will be streamed live from a purpose-built studio in Brighton across Pride weekend on Friday, July 31, Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2Subscribe HERE so you don’t miss a beat!

Featuring cabaret, comedy, game shows, politics, house parties, new performances and exclusive, never broadcast before archive live footage from the likes of Nile Rodgers & Chic, Years & Years, Jess Glynne, Billy Porter , MNEK, Todrick Hall, Fickle Friends, Fatboy Slim (Norman Cook), House Gospel Choir and many more

Hosted by comedians and broadcasters Stephen Bailey and Zoe Lyons, prepare for a feast of fantastical fun, spectacular scenes and outrageous entertainment, streamed live on YouTube, Twitch and the Brighton & Hove Pride website.

Marking 30 years of LGBTQ+ campaigning, protest and celebration, and raising essential funds for our LGBTQ+ community groups, We Are FABULOSO! will have an extensive schedule of events taking place over the original Pride dates of Friday, July 31 till Sunday, August 2. Audiences will be able to participate via Zoom and easily text to donate either £5 or £10 to benefit Brighton & Hove Pride’s registered charity partner, The Brighton Rainbow Fund, who distribute funds to LGBTQ+ and HIV organisations in Brighton & Hove. Subscribe HERE so you don’t miss a beat!

As with every Brighton & Hove Pride, the day itself will kick off with a ‘virtual’ LGBTQ+ Community Parade featuring a procession highlighting the amazing work and diversity of our essential community groups and charities. Having played host to world class artists like Nile Rodgers, Jess Glynne, Britney Spears, Kylie, the Pet Shop Boys, Years & Years and Grace Jones to name but a few, viewers will then be taken on a virtual tour of the Pride Festival in Preston Park site for a look back at exclusive archive footage, in addition to dropping in at all the stages and tents for performances from festival favourites Queertown, the Legends Cabaret Stage, The Glory, Queer in Brighton and more. Subscribe HERE so you don’t miss a beat!

The Pride Soapbox show with Kathy Caton features interviews from local MPs Peter Kyle, Caroline Lucas, Lloyd Russell-Moyle as well as UK Black Pride’s Lady Phyll and other LGBTQ+ activists.

A host of online warm-up events and house parties to get you ready and in the mood for the big weekend will also be announced alongside the full schedule very soon! Subscribe HERE so you don’t miss a beat!

Paul Kemp, Director of Brighton & Hove Pride, said: ‘Brighton & Hove Pride is such an important community fundraiser for our LGBTQ+ groups and to not have a Pride event this year really affects our ability to raise these essential funds and could seriously jeopardise the future of some groups. We really hope everyone gets behind this fundraising effort. 

‘Brighton & Hove Pride is a time to come together to celebrate and embrace diversity and inclusion in our great city, and just because we are not able to meet in person doesn’t mean we can’t support and celebrate our fantastic LGBTQ+ communities.’

Subscribe HERE so you don’t miss a beat!

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