Brighton Pride 2016 the biggest and best yet

Brighton Pride 2016 the biggest and best yet

Brighton Pride 2016 is set to be the biggest and best yet with a dazzling array of artists, performers and DJs coming together for a stunning Carnival Of Diversity.

A fundraising spectacular like no other, Brighton Pride will be a truly magical affair filled with love and laughter, campaigning and partying as we celebrate LGBT+ Pride in the city with a record-breaking Community Pride Parade, sensational Pride Festival in Brighton’s Preston Park, the return of the amazing two-day Pride Village Party and the all new Pride Pleasure Gardens.


The 2016 Pride Community Parade will unite the city of Brighton and Hove together as we celebrate Uniting Nations with a truly inspiring Carnival of Diversity. Over 200,000 spectators are set to enjoy a parade filled with music, incredible floats, and participants and taking in the best of the city’s seafront, ensuring an amazing view for both participants and spectators. The parade will then make its glittering way up West Street, along North Street and London Road before ending in Preston Park, home of the 2016 Pride Festival.


Quite simply the most spectacular, diverse, flamboyant and life affirming alfresco festival. The UK’s leading Pride has something for everyone. 2016 will see the Main Stage return bigger than before with a stunning array of international artists and performers.

The 2 Bears are our kind of fellas. Driven by a love of house music and shaped by the DJ booths of London clubland, The 2 Bears a.k.a. Raphael ‘Raf Daddy’ Rundell and Joe Goodard’s fabulous furry mix of joyful beard-fuelled house, techno, funk, soul, and ragga has ensured them a place in the hearts of dancefloor devotees across the globe.

Pride Festival Preston Park

Saturday 6th August 2016, 12noon – 10pm.
Advance £21.00 / £25.00 / £30.00. (More on the day). Joint tickets also available for Festival and Pride Village Party.


The Pride Village Party in Brighton’s famous Kemptown is a two-day festive fairground of fabulousness at the heart of the city, filled with partying of the Pride kind. The 2016 Pride Village Party will once again see the city’s iconic seafront closed to traffic as thousands of Pride-goers come together for a unforgettable weekend of fundraising celebrations.

With the backing of local LGBT+ businesses and their supporters, organisations and Brighton & Hove City services, the Pride Village Party is Brighton rocking at it’s very finest, placing community fundraising at its heart and establishing itself as a much-loved and unique addition to the city’s Pride celebrations.

Entertainment zones, bars and venues throughout the St James Street area will deliver non-stop sunshine what ever the weather as DJs, drag artists, singers, performers, musicians and party-goers combine to mark a truly magnificent event as we party with a fundraising purpose for Pride all weekend.

Pride Village Party 2016

Saturday 6th August 6pm – 12pm and Sunday 8th from 3pm – 9pm


Roll up, roll up for a perfect weekend as Brighton Pride presents the all-new Pride Pleasure Gardens. Victoria Gardens will feature the Pride Community Stage, with special performances throughout Pride. Entry is free all weekend apart from a special ticketed Rainbow Fund benefit concert starring Heather Peace and Lucy Spraggan on Friday 5th from 6pm.

Street Diner, Brighton’s hottest street food market, will create the perfect Pride weekend menu at the all new Pride Food Village delivering the best in locally sourced food, allowing you to relax and recharge in the centre of the city. Add entertainment courtesy of a Pride Community Stage and bar and Victoria Gardens is set to sparkle with Pride.

The Old Steine will be transformed into an exotic Pride experience with a Pleasure Gardens & Pride Pavilion featuring entertainers, street performers and a kitchen area destined to dazzle your taste buds. Add a sparkling VIP area hosted by Absolute Magazine and plenty of bars especially designed to enhance your Pride experience and your festivities will be set to fabulous, whilst the Pride Pavilion with off the wall cabaret and disco madness from Dynamite Boogaloo, Sink The Pink and English Disco Lovers will keep your groove proud all weekend.

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