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Leeds Pride 2017 Programme

Leeds Pride

Thanks for taking part in Leeds Pride!  Leeds Pride main event is taking place on Sunday 6th August and will include two hours of entertainment on the Sainsbury’s Stage in Millennium Square, a parade through the city centre with over 60 floats and five hours of entertainment on the first direct bank main stage on Lower Briggate. In the Lower ...

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Leeds Pride Announce This Year’s Main Sponsor


Banking in black and white but living life in full colour! first direct is proud to be the main sponsor of the 11th Leeds Pride celebration on 6 August, and we can’t wait join in this amazing celebration. At heart we’re a people-powered, joy-loving group who’ve been doing things our own way since we started, and that will never change. ...

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Representatives of Manchester Airport and Leeds Pride Meet to Celebrate the Partnership. Leeds Pride is delighted to announce that Manchester Airport will be another sponsor of this year’s Leeds Pride. To celebrate, representatives from Manchester Airport officially announced the partnership at the Freedom Bridge in Leeds this week. Speaking about the new partnership, Patrick Alexander, Manchester Airport’s Head of Marketing, ...

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Leeds Pride’s Dance Arena Line Up Announced!


As part of a new, bigger event space on Lower Briggate for this year’s Leeds Pride, you’ll find the Dance Arena. Here’s this year’s superb line up! 2pm – 4pm DJ Luke Horsfield Luke is a 23 year old DJ from Bradford. Although from Bradford he spends most of his time in Leeds and has grown to be quite a ...

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The LGBT+ Sports Festival for Leeds Pride


This is Leeds’ first LGBT+ Sport Fringe Festival, created by a group of trainers and activity organisers!  The event is part of Leeds Pride and all events will be hosted between 28th July and 6th August! Each of these events there will be a small donation of a minimum of £1.50 to secure your place. All of the money from ...

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Sainsbury’s Store Manager, Jemma Kameen, awarded for her work with Leeds Pride!


Jemma Kameen, the store manager at Sainsbury’s Leeds Headingley, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the city’s Pride event at The Annual Leeds LGBT Awards ceremony. As the co-chair of Proud@Sainsbury’s, the retailer’s inclusive LGBTA colleague network, Jemma has led Sainsbury’s involvement in Leeds Pride for the last two years. Jemma found out that she’d been nominated for ...

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Leeds Pride and Radio Aire celebrating radio station partnership for 2017


Leeds Pride has teamed up with Radio Aire meaning the city radio station will become the events official radio media partner 2017. Leeds Pride is Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* life which will take place on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th August 2017. Radio Aire is a commercial radio station made in Leeds playing chart and ...

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Absolute Media and Leeds Pride partner up for 2017


Leeds Pride have announced that Absolute Media will be their official Social Media and Communications Partner for Leeds Pride 2017. Leeds Pride and Absolute Media will work together to promote this year’s celebrations, helping to make the 2017 event the biggest yet. Leeds Pride is Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* life. Running since 2006 and is ...

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Leeds Bridge being Painted in Rainbow Colours to Celebrate Diversity


Work on a railway bridge in Leeds to see it repainted in rainbow colours as part of repair and strengthening work is underway. Work on the bridge, which crosses Lower Briggate in the city centre, has began as it is currently being redecorated in a bespoke paint design thanks to funding raised by the local LGB&T Community and Leeds City ...

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Queen Bee 2016


Get ready Leeds, for the Drag Spectacle of the year! A night of glitter, sequins, feather boas and lace front weaves. Yes, Queen Bee is back for 2016. Darker, sexier and more fabulous than ever, Queen Bee 2016 is confirmed to take place on November 22nd and for a second year at the stunning Marriott Hotel Leeds. Last year the ...

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