We’ve gathered our favourite 2022 Pride Events – with many returning for the first time since before the pandemic – spanning across the whole of the country. Take your pick this Pride Season; there’s certainly plenty to choose from…

 

Oxford Pride

4 June 2022

Oxford Pride is an important event that celebrates the LGBTIQ+ community, brings people together and shows solidarity. Pride is about overcoming prejudice, hatred, reducing isolation and showing members of the LGBTIQ+ community that they are not alone.

oxfordpride.uk

Keep an eye on the website for venue updates.

 

Portsmouth Pride

11 June 2022

Portsmouth Pride aims to be more than just an LGBTQ+ parade and gathering, Portsmouth Pride feel that as times are moving on, so should the ethos of Pride. Portsmouth Pride will not discriminate against any person who wants to find out more information or meet new people, we aim to create a safe space for everyone in our community.

portsmouthpride.co.uk

Southsea Common

Pride Canterbury

11 June 2022

Pride Canterbury is a spectacular celebration of LGBT+ identity for the whole family, set in the heart of Canterbury. Featuring a parade through Canterbury High Street, followed by live entertainment with food and drink in the Dane John Gardens. Join 20,000 other people to come together to celebrate diversity, equality and progress.

pridecanterbury.com

Dane John Gardens

 

Blackpool Pride

11 June 2022

A host of internationally-acclaimed music stars are lined up for Pride Blackpool’s biggest ever weekend.

prideblackpool.co.uk

Princess Parade (next to the Metropole Hotel)

 

York Pride

18 June 2022

The largest Pride in North Yorkshire! Fun Fair, Parade, Stalls and great entertainment.

York Pride is a free family friendly event, whilst no entry fee is charged donations are welcome.

yorkpride.org.uk

Knavesmire (Tadcaster Road End)

 

Edinburgh Pride

25 June 2022

It’s our pleasure to announce that Pride Edinburgh will be back in 2022 on the 25th of June!

Join us to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

facebook.com/PrideEdinburgh

Keep an eye on the website for venue updates.

 

Essex Pride

25 June 2022

The 18th annual Essex Pride event, which will take place in Central Park, Chelmsford.

Essex Pride is an annual celebration of LGBT+ life in Essex and beyond.

essexpride.org

Central Park

 

Salford Pride: The Pink Picnic

25 June 2022

The Pink Picnic is Salford’s annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Non-binary plus (LGBT+) pride event and is back again in 2022 for its eleventh year. The day will host an array of live entertainment on the main stage, showcasing a roster of local diverse LGBT+ talent and headline artists.

salfordpride.org.uk

Peel Park

 

Northampton Pride

26 June 2022

Taking place between 11am and 4pm, the event is organised by Northampton’s LGBTQ and Allies Forum and aims to highlight the LGBTQ+ community, businesses and support organisations.

westnorthants.gov.uk/events/northampton-pride

Market Square

 

Pride in London

2 July 2022

On Saturday, 2 July, the parade will trace the route of the historic 1972 march, passing important sites from the UK’s LGBT+ movement.

 prideinlondon.org

 Central London

 

Bristol Pride’s Pride Day

9 July 2022

After a two-year absence, Pride Day will return to The Downs. The event will feature multiple stages and will attract some of the biggest names in live music and entertainment, plus showcase new and emerging talent including performances from local artists and community groups.

bristolpride.co.uk

 Bristol City

 

Cambridge Pride

9 July 2022

Cambridge Pride is an event focused on community, inclusivity, and celebration. Cambridge has a big queer community and a long history of LGBTQ+ events. The Pink Festival, which organised open-air summer events from 2003, has played a big part in that. We aim for Cambridge Pride to always be a free event, and with the generous financial support of local businesses and organisations, we hope it will be an annual fixture in the city’s vibrant events calendar.

thepinkfestival.co.uk

Jesus Green

 

Brighton Pride

5-7 August 2022

Widely acknowledged as the country’s most popular Pride event, with over 300,000 people thronging the city’s streets to participate in and watch the parade, Brighton Pride is certainly not one to be missed, with Paloma Faith announced as this year’s headliner.

brighton-pride.org

Various Venues

 

Leeds Pride

7 August 2022

Yorkshire’s Biggest celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans life. After missing the last 2 years due to the pandemic, we are excited that Leeds Pride will be back on 7th August 2022. We are looking forward to marking what will be the event’s 17th year in a safe and fun way.

leedspride.com

 Across the city centre

 

Manchester Pride Festival

27-30 August 2022

Manchester Pride Festival is a ‘party as protest.’ We’re a part of the largest LGBTQ+ liberation movement in the world, celebrating queer people, culture, and expression as loudly and publicly as possible in a refusal to hide in shame.

manchesterpride.com

Various Venues

 

Leicester Pride

3 September 2022

Leicester Pride is Leicester’s annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) festival, held at the beginning of September each year. The event is free to attend and celebrates equality and diversity in our community. Leicester Pride is a family event with entertainment and attractions suitable for all ages.

leicesterpride.com

Victoria Park

 

Reading Pride

3 September 2022

We work throughout the year to promote equality and to celebrate the very best of the LGBT+ community. Get involved with this year’s FREE-to-enter Pride Parade & Festival and share your stories of #LoveUnites.

readingpride.co.uk

Kings Meadow

 

Basildon Pride Festival

3 September 2022

Kicking off with the pride parade, come along for great live acts, delicious food, interesting talks, and fun for the whole family.

basildonpride.co.uk/festival/2022

March commencing from Basildon Town Centre.

 

Milton Keynes Pride

10 September 2022

Milton Keynes Pride Festival brings an incredible, inclusive and accessible event for the LGBTQ+ community of Milton Keynes! The event seeks to engage in its social action by the relationships made, education and legacy.

miltonkeynespridefestival.com

Keep an eye on the website for venue updates.

 

Bi Pride UK

17 September 2022

The UK’s 2nd Pride event for bi people. Between ‘gay’ and ‘straight’, there are so many shades of attraction beyond gender. We seek to create spaces for anyone who falls into that spectrum or thinks that they might.

biprideuk.org

Keep an eye on the website for venue updates.

 

Birmingham Pride

24-25 September 2022

Birmingham Pride held its first event back in 1997. Over the following 25 years, Birmingham Pride has become one of the most important LGBTQ+ festivals in the UK attracting in excess of 40,000 people over the course of the weekend to the festival site in the heart of the LGBTQ+ village and over 75,000 participating in or watching our annual pride parade through the streets of Birmingham.

birminghampride.com

Birmingham Gay Village, Hurst Street

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