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Newcastle Pride boosts local economy by £9.2million

Besi Besemar September 15, 2017

Newcastle Pride 2017, one of the UK’s largest LGBT festivals, has helped boost the North East’s economy by £9.2million. In July, the annual event celebrated its tenth anniversary which was celebrated by more than 73,000 people while a further 650,000 around the world listened live with Pride World Radio.

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Thousands celebrate ten years of Pride in Newcastle

Besi Besemar July 26, 2017

Wet weather fails to dampen the spirits of revellers at Newcastle Pride on the weekend of July 21-23, as thousands flocked to see top pop acts. Newcastle Pride 2017, saw record numbers march in their tenth annual Pride parade through the city and tens of thousands more braving the rain for the free entertainment at the Town Moor.

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Arts

Security stepped up at Newcastle Pride this weekend

Besi Besemar July 20, 2017

One of the UK’s largest LGBT+ festivals, Newcastle Pride, puts extra security measures in place to reassure festival goers at this weekends event. Newcastle Pride takes place at Newcastle’s Town Moor from July 21-23 and organisers have announced that increased security measures have been put in place to ensure those attending enjoy a safe weekend in the city.

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Community News

Newcastle Pride candlelit vigil to mark LGBT+ struggle

Besi Besemar July 5, 2017

Members of the North East’s LGBT+ communities are being invited to show their support for those who have lost their lives – and those who keep fighting – for LGBT rights worldwide, with a special event held during Newcastle Pride.

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In The South

Northern Pride seek new board members

Besi Besemar October 19, 2016

Organisers of one of the North East’s largest free festivals are looking for a range of experienced volunteers to join its board. Northern Pride, which delivers a range of events across the year including the highly successful Newcastle Pride in July, is undergoing a restructure and is now asking for people with an interest in LGBT issues to get involved.

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LGBTQ+ News

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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