Brighton and Hove Pride 2022
Welcome to Brighton Pride 2022
After 2 years of not being able to celebrate Pride in the city of Brighton, we are excited that normal service has resumed for 2022! The main events are back on schedule with the 2-day official fundraiser event for the Brighton Rainbow Fund, We Are Fabuloso supported by Yahoo at Brighton’s Preston Park on the 6th and 7th August featuring world class artists Christina Aguilera, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, Jake Shears, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Todrick Hall, Raye, Cat Burns, Björn Again and over 100+ LGBTQ+ artists; cabaret tents, dance tents and a host
of new, diverse and immersive experiences across the weekend fiesta.
This year’s 30th anniversary also sees the return of our much loved and highly anticipated Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade, the 2 day Pride Village Party and the Pride Community Day & Dog Show. Further details can be found below.
Firmly established as the UK’s most popular international festival; Brighton & Hove Pride is as famous, vibrant, popular and unique as the city itself. Brighton and Hove Pride’s sole ethos is to promote diversity, inclusion and education within the communities. With community at the heart, this years ’Pride celebration theme is LOVE · PROTEST · UNITY .
Achievements & Key Messages for 2022
Thie theme for this years’ Pride celebration is LOVE · PROTEST · UNITY
Brighton Pride has raised over £936,000 for the Brighton Rainbow Fund, Pride Cultural Development Fund and Pride Social Impact Fund in the last seven years.
All tickets revenue from the official ticketed events goes directly to the operational and running costs of producing the Pride in the Park Festival, LGBTQ+ Community Parade, Pride Village Party and community fundraising for The Brighton Rainbow Fund, Pride Cultural Development Fund and Pride Social Impact Fund.
The Brighton Rainbow Fund has a remit to receive donations and to use them to give grants to LGBT and HIV groups and organisations in Brighton and Hove. The Pride Social Impact Fund benefits local good causes giving grants to a range of local groups and projects. The Pride Cultural Development Fund supports local artists and facilitates their participation in the Pride cultural programme of events.
100+ Grants have been awarded
Brighton & Hove Pride boost’s the City’s economy by over £20,500,000 over the weekend.
For more information on fundraising: https://www.brighton-pride.org/fundraising/
The City Angels initiative returns for 2022. Established in 2019, the programme promotes a close working partnership between Brighton & Hove Pride with local retailers, restaurants, hotels and other businesses to promote and share benefits and responsibilities. Further details at www.WeAreCityAngels.org.
Key Events & Information
Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade – ‘Love, Protest & Unity’ Saturday 6th August 2022. 11am, Hove Lawns
The Pride LGBTQ+ Community Parade is one of the undisputed highlights of the Brighton & Hove Pride weekend and is a glorious showcase of the city’s charities, community groups and small businesses as well as the invaluable emergency services, the NHS and statutory partners.
It is one of the biggest and brightest events in Brighton & Hove’s calendar, with over 300,000 people thronging the city’s streets to participate in and watch the parade of community and campaign groups, and the all-singing, all-dancing carnival of colour as it wends its way from Hove Lawns to Preston Park for We Are Fabuloso, the official Brighton & Hove Pride charity fundraiser.
The 30th anniversary is the perfect time to reaffirm our campaign commitments. With community at its heart, LOVE · PROTEST · UNITY will bring the city together to remember, to celebrate and to campaign.
The parade route can be seen on the following map:
WE ARE FABULOSO supported by Yahoo
Saturday 6thAugust 2022
Sunday 7th August 2022
Preston Park, Brighton
Described by The Guardian as “the country’s most popular LGBT+ event,” WE ARE
FABULOSO will run over two days with a main stage featuring world class artists including Christina Aguilera, Ella Henderson, Todrick Hall, Raye, Bimini and LDevine on Saturday 6th August, followed by Paloma Faith, Jake Shears, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Cat Burns and Björn Again on Sunday 7th August.
Christina Aguilera - https://www.brighton-pride.org
Todrick Hall - https://www.brighton-pride.org
Paloma Faith - https://www.brighton-pride.org
Featuring over 100 LGBTQ+ artists, other areas of the park will see the return of the Gaydio Dance Tent headlined by Gorgon City, the Legends Cabaret Big Top with it’s always legendary line-up, the QTIPOC Stage hosted by The Cocoa Butter Club, the DIVA Dance Tent, the Brüt Dance tent and a host of other tents, cabaret stages, amazing live music and community areas to create a festival that celebrates the diversity of our community and delivers an unforgettable Pride experience.
Pride Village Party
Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th August 2022
St James’ Street and Marine Parade, Kemptown
The Pride Village Party in Brighton’s famous Kemptown sees businesses across St James ’Street and Marine parade come together to celebrate Pride and raise extra funds for the Brighton Rainbow Fund and Pride Social Impact Fund.
The Big Pride Beach Clean
Sunday 7th August 2022
Brighton and Kemptown beaches
We are sponsoring The Big Pride Beach Clean, with Ocean’s 8 Brighton, which takes place on Sunday morning. More info: Brighton-Pride.org/beach-clean
Pride Community Day & Dog Show — Sunday 28th August (postponed due to hot weather in July)
Preston Park, Brighton
The annual canine highlight where we pamper those pooches and paw our way to one of Brighton Pride’s most wonderfully accessible events. Join us as we celebrate our four-legged best friends with a day of fun and barking frolics, as dogs and dog lovers come together and shine with Pride.
Trains going from London to Brighton are from London Bridge, London Blackfriars, Victoria, Farringdon, St Pancras and East Croydon.
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