Brighton Pride

Brighton Pride to be run by new organisers

Brighton Pride to be run by new organisers

Brighton Pride will be run by a newly established group this year, who have been chosen by Brighton and Hove City Council to run the parade and ticketed festival in Preston Park. According to the BBC, Pride Brighton and Hove will donate £1 of every ticket sold to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender charities. The [...]

Put Pride back into Pride in Brighton & Hove 2012

Put Pride back into Pride in Brighton & Hove 2012

After the fanatic success of Pride 2011, with 40,000 people attending the main park event and thousands of others lining the parade route, the Pride team are planning an even more successful event in 2012. This year’s event was one of the most successful in the twenty-year history of the charity so we need help [...]

Brighton & Hove Pride 2012 dates announced

Pride 2012 dates announced

Organisers of Pride in Brighton & Hove have announced the dates for Pride 2012: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of September 2012. The Pride Parade, Park Event and Pride Street Party will all be held on the first weekend of September 2012. Special celebrations are bound to be in the pipeline, as Pride in Brighton [...]

Sponsors proud to be a part of Brighton Pride 2011

sponsors proud to be a part of brighton pride 2011

This year’s Pride was a hit; there is no question about that. It was the largest turnout ever, with tens of thousands of people out in full swing to watch the Pride Parade set off from Madeira Drive. There were some wonderful floats that wowed the crowds. Headline sponsors including Ford, British Airways and EDF [...]

Brighton Pride 2011 a success

Brighton Pride 2011 a success

Brighton Pride 2011 has been branded a “successful event” by Sussex Police, with only 32 arrests during the weekend in direct relation to Pride. Thousands of people flocked to the streets of Brighton & Hove across the weekend (13th and 14th August 2011) to enjoy the annual Pride celebrations – not to mention the beautiful [...]

Brighton Pride 2011 Photo Gallery

Brighton Pride 2011 Photo Gallery

Pride in Brighton and Hove took over the city on Saturday 13th August 2011. We were lucky enough to be there and witness the thousands of spectators and paraders celebrating. Check out our gallery below! Were you there? Got something to say about Brighton Pride 2011? Have your say by leaving your comments below.

First aiders urge Brighton Pride revellers to celebrate safely

As Sussex St John Ambulance volunteers prepare for one of their biggest first aid operations of the year they’re urging Pride partygoers to follow some simple “stay safe” tips. The nation’s leading first aid charity will be providing a 120-strong team of doctors, nurses, paramedics, first aiders and support staff for this year’s event. Last [...]

Brighton Pride 2011 this weekend set to be out of this world

Brighton Pride 2011 this weekend set to be out of this world

Thousands of people are expected to be celebrating on the streets of Brighton & Hove this Saturday (13th August 2011) during Pride 2011. Organisers announced this week that Brighton Pride 2011 will go ahead, despite fears that it would be cancelled because of the potential spread of UK riots. All has been quiet in Brighton [...]

Brighton and Hove prepares itself for Pride 2011

Brighton and Hove prepares itself for Pride 2011

This Saturday (13th August 2011), Brighton and Hove will once again play host to the annual Pride event. Various roads across Brighton and Hove will be closed and diversions put in place because of the Pride Parade 2011 and street parties. The route The Pride Parade 2011 begins at Madeira Drive on Brighton seafront, departing [...]

Brighton Pride line up revealed – bigger and better for 2011

Brighton Pride line up revealed – bigger and better for 2011

The line up for Brighton Pride has been announced, with just over two weeks to go until Pride in Brighton & Hove 2011. On the 13th August 2011, Preston Park will play host to a brand new Live Stage, which will feature X Factor and Popstar to Operastar winner Joe McElderry. The 2011 Dance Tent [...]

Brighton Pride Companion Dog Show looking to break last year’s record entries

Brighton Pride Companion Dog Show looking to break last year’s record entries

Dog lovers from all over the country will be heading to Hove Rugby Football Club Old Shoreham Road on Sunday, 3rd July for this year’s Pride Companion Dog Show. The organizers are hoping to see hundreds of happy dogs enrolled in the wide variety of classes, both pedigree, condition and novelty, and aim to beat [...]

Pride in Brighton and Hove raises £13,000 for local community

 Pride in Brighton and Hove raises £13,000 for local community

Pride is delighted to announce that through the free community ticket scheme it has already donated approximately £13,000 to local charities and community groups. 25 groups applied on behalf of their service users and members including Terrence Higgins Trust, The Sussex Beacon, The Gay Elderly Men’s Society,  LGBT Switchboard and The Sussex ME Society to [...]

Why not Camp at Pride?

Please note this article refers to Pride in Brighton and Hove 2011 For visitors to Brighton for this year’s Pride, why not save money by camping at the Brighton Pride Campsite at Waterhall, just off the A23 London Road. With most guest houses and hotels charging a minimum of £40 per night for 2 people, [...]

Pride in Brighton & Hove unveils 2011 Main Dance Tent hosts

Pride in Brighton & Hove unveils 2011 Main Dance Tent hosts

Pride in Brighton & Hove have announced that the hosts of the Main Dance Tent at the 2011 Preston Park event (Saturday 13th August) will be The Last night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation. The Foundation, whose headquarters are based in Brighton and Ibiza, has been set up to harness charitable giving from the [...]

Grants available for Brighton & Hove Pride community events

Grants available for Pride community events

Brighton community groups can apply for small grants to stage events or activities as part of Pride in Brighton & Hove on 13th August 2011. Brighton & Hove City Council have announced that the Parade & Park grants will be awarded up to £500, with the provision to offer up to £1,000 for an exceptional [...]