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Aug 07 2013

Middlesbrough Community Pride Festival 12th – 14th Sept 2013

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Middlesbrough Community Pride 2013 is a vibrant programme of events celebrating Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender life in the Tees Valley taking place in and around Middlesbrough town centre during 12th-14th of September 2013.

We aim to deliver a series of events for LGBT people of all ages, their families and friends to celebrate diversity, reduce social exclusion, challenge negative perceptions and create a safer more cohesive place to live. The team are delighted to invite you to a fantastic programme of events that include:

  • Spoken word, topical film,
  • A Pride market
  • An outdoor stage
  • Celebratory parade.

Additionally the line up culminates in an evening concert LIVE4PRIDE at Middlesbrough Town Hall finalised showcase some fantastic local live talent alongside camp cabaret classics. With a headlining from The X Factors Jade Ellis, Who wowed the show with her edgy urban soulful tones.

Danielle Gibson, Chair of Middlesbrough Community Pride, says: “Our plan to hold these events, as a Festival, celebrating our LGBT community, their families and friends and promoting inclusion, equality and diversity, are now coming to fruition. With the support of our sponsors, Teesside University, Middlesbrough Council, Middlesbrough College, Teesside Philanthropic foundation, Fabrick Housing and Cleveland Police.”

Our aim is to attract people locally and regionally encouraging them to stay in and around Middlesbrough. We want to push the Festival into the public domain, generate tourism and support local businesses. Our success relies on the wider community engaging with us so we can all work together to deliver a fantastic and enjoyable Community Pride 2013.

Anyone interested in being part of our celebration please contact our team at

middlesbroughcommunitypride@gmail.com or Matthew C Gray on 07738730037

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