Dreamland to host all-star line-up, including B*Witched, Claire Richards and Duncan James, as part of Margate Pride celebrations

Graham Robson July 19, 2023

Featuring the likes of B*witched, Claire Richards, Duncan James and Lisa Maffia, Dreamland’s iconic Scenic Stage becomes the rainbow-soaked backdrop for an unforgettable day of queer celebration for all the family.

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Newcastle Pride generates £9m for local economy

Graham Robson October 11, 2015

One of the UK’s leading LGBT festivals boosted the North East economy by more than £9m in 2015. Newcastle Pride, one of the largest free events of its kind in the UK, attracted a record-breaking 71,000 people in 2015, with an estimated additional 480,000 listening live around the world on Pride Radio.

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Top pop stars bring the crowds to Newcastle Pride

Gary Hart July 21, 2015

B*Witched and Belinda Carlisle were among the acts performing at a free event in the North East this weekend. The chart-topping girl-band and 80s songstress were both headliners at the eighth annual Newcastle Pride festival, at the city’s Town Moor from Friday to Sunday (July 17 to 20).

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Newcastle expects £8M boost from Northern Pride

Gary Hart July 7, 2015

Newcastle Pride, now in its eighth year, will return to the city’s Town Moor for three days of live entertainment from Friday July 17. The event, which is also celebrating 45 years of world Pride, contributed around £7.9m to the economy in 2014, attracting a record 65,000 visitors. Organisers are expecting an even bigger turn out later this month.

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Home is where the Pride is!

Besi Besemar May 30, 2015

Five of the North East’s leading housing providers are proving there’s no place like home by sponsoring one of the region’s largest events. Gentoo, South Tyneside Homes, Places for People, Gateshead Housing Company and Riverside are all backing Newcastle Pride 2015. The LGBT festival, which returns to the city’s Town Moor from Friday July 17, will be offering three days of live music and entertainment for all ages to celebrate 45 years of world Pride.

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Newcastle Pride announce full festival line-up

Besi Besemar May 27, 2015

THE three-day festival, now one of the largest, free LGBT events in the UK, returns to Newcastle’s Town Moor from Friday July 17, celebrating 45 years of world Pride. Event organisers, Northern Pride, recently announced that girlband B*Witched and pop superstar Belinda Carlisle would be headlining the event – on Saturday and Sunday respectively– and have now revealed the full running order for both days.

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Belinda Carlisle and B*Witched headline Newcastle Pride

Besi Besemar April 25, 2015

One of the UK’s largest free LGBT festivals is back in July with a bumper line up, celebrating 45 years of world Pride. Newcastle Pride, which attracted more than 65,000 visitors in 2014, will return to the city’s Town Moor, from Friday July 17 to Sunday July 19, with a One Love theme marking the anniversary of the first Pride marches.

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