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UK Pride 2019 Dates

Date: 19th August 2019
Author: Jess Hawley
Publisher: Darwin Escapes
Park: Darwin Escapes
Entertainment & Events

It’s Summer time, which means the UK Pride 2019 season is in full swing!

We know we’re a bit late to join in with the Pride festivities but, there are still some of the best Pride events and parades upcoming in the following weeks across the UK, which we think are definitely worth the visit.

Even better yet, some of our luxurious holiday resorts are just a short jaunt away from some of the most popular Pride events this year. Read on below to discover the must see events and parades to add to your Pride calendar for 2019.

King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Pride

When: 17th August / Time: 11am – 5pm / Where: Tuesday Market Place

A fairly new local pride, this will be King’s Lynn Pride’s second year.

Commencing from 11am in the Tuesday Market Place, the parade will kick off from at 12pm following the same route as the previous year. There will also be live entertainment, food stalls and a licenced bar. Don’t forget, there will also be an afterparty for over 18s!

Nearest Darwin Escapes Resort: Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa

Manchester Pride

When: 23rd-26th August / Where: Manchester City Centre

A jam-packed weekend of events, Manchester Pride is set to be the Pride event of the year.

The parade will be taking place on the 24th August throughout the city, the usual stalls and vendors will be in the Gay Village and this year the all new festival will take place over the 24th-25th in Mayfield with performances from headliners including Ariana Grande and the Years & Years.

Nearest Darwin Escapes Resort: Talacre Beach Resort

Pride Cymru/Cardiff

When: 23rd – 25th August / Where: Cardiff City Hall Lawns

Cymru(Wales)Pride is Wales’ largest pride event.

The Big Weekend will take place over three days, with performances on each day from a wide variety of artists including Gok Wan, Liberty X, Texas and Atomic Kiten. There will be plenty of street food to enjoy and even a gin bar! The parade much will take place on the 24th August through Cardiff’s culture-filled streets for over a mile.

Nearest Darwin Escapes Resort: Bath Mill Lodge Retreat & Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa

Cornwall Pride

When 24th August / Where: Newquay

Cornwall Pride will be a day-long event beside Newquay’s gorgeous coastline.

The day will consist of a colourful, rainbow filled pride parade starting at 12pm with a planned finish of 1pm. The pride festivities will continue with Rainbow Fest from 1pm-7pm and will have live music from local musicians, as well as food and business stalls.

Nearest Darwin Escapes Resort: Piran Meadows Resort & Spa

Chester Pride

When: 22nd September / Where: Castle Square

Due to adverse weather conditions, Chester Pride’s original scheduled event was cancelled.

Chester Pride will now take place on 22nd September in its usual location at Castle Square. The Bank of America Parade will commence at 12pm and finish at 1pm in time for live stage performances.

Acts are yet to be confirmed for the Pride event, but they are sure to impress! There will be local trader stalls, food vendors and plenty of bar stalls from local pubs and establishments.

Nearest Darwin Escapes Resort: Talacre Beach Resort

Cumbria Pride

When: 28th September / Where: Carlisle Castle 

Cumbria Pride is being held at the picturesque, historic Carlisle Castle.

Cumbria Pride will be celebrating its 10th anniversary, so it’ll definitely be a pride event to remember! This year, their pride parade will commence from the Civic Centre at 11am and march through town all the way to the castle and the main pride event! Expect live performances from artists such as Sonique and X Factor’s Christopher Maloney, tasty food and a bar serving a range of drinks.

Nearest Darwin Escapes Resort: Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat & Thanet Well Lodge Retreat

So if you plan on attending one the UK Pride events this year, why not consider staying at a Darwin Escapes Resort nearby? Or, if you already booked in to stay with us, show you support and go to a fun filed Pride event!

Happy Pride!

Photo credits: sasastro, Cheshire Fire & Rescue, Busselton Pride

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