Get yourself ready for this weekend’s celebrations

If you were thinking of taking a selfie stick to snap the action at this weekend’s Pride you’ll have to think again. The Instagrammer’s essential tool will be banned from the proceedings taking place in Hull as part of UK Pride on Saturday. The festivities will start with a parade running from Hull College to Queens Gardens,[…]

Get ready for Pride with The Modern Draper

The Modern Draper in North Bar Within, Beverley has kindly offered a discount for all shoppers looking for an outfit for this year’s Pride in Hull. Simply mention the ‘Pride Promotion’ at the till when you pay to get 10% off any non-sale stock between now and 31 August 2017. Also up for grabs is[…]

Culture organisations secure special preview of Yorkshire film

The Pride in Hull Film Festival in partnership with Hull Independent Cinema has secured a special preview screening of the critically acclaimed God’s Own Country, which is due to be released in cinemas on 1 September. This marks the first time the film will be shown to audiences in Yorkshire. The screening, courtesy of Picturehouse[…]

Pride in Hull pop-up shop and information hub opens on Monday 17 July

The official Pride in Hull information hub will open at 1.30pm on Monday 17 July until 5.30pm at the Brook Street Art shop in Brook Street Hull. The shop has been kindly provided by the Prospect Centre and with the agreement of Brook Street Art. The shop will act as an information hub where anyone[…]

YAS QUEEN! RuPaul’s Drag Race superstar Courtney Act rounds off Pride in Hull line-up

With less than a week until Pride in Hull 2017, we are delighted to announce that RuPaul’s Drag Race finalist Courtney Act will be sashaying onto the stage this Saturday! Courtney appeared on season six of the hit TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race and more recently starred in Little Mix’s latest music video ‘Power’ alongside fellow Drag Race alumnae[…]

Pride in Hull and Embryonic Art paint the town red… and orange and yellow and green and blue and purple

Pride in Hull has teamed up with local artists Chris Kidd and Mikey Mathieson of Embryonic Art to produce a unique image of some of Hull’s most recognisable architecture. The bold print, which adds a splash of rainbow to the skyline, is a limited edition, signed and numbered run of 500 priced at £25 each.[…]

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service unveils colourful new engine in support of LGBT equality

Shoppers in Hull were surprised to see the latest addition to Humberside Fire and Rescue Service’s (HFRS) fleet roll into Queen Victoria Square emblazoned in rainbow colours on Tuesday. The new fire engine, which will be based at the city’s Calvert Lane fire station is the result of a close working relationship between the service[…]

Pride in Hull adds more names to bewitching line-up

                                                  Pride in Hull are delighted to announce that Irish pop sensations B*Witched and drag superstar La Voix will be entertaining audiences in Queen’s Gardens on Saturday 22 July as part of Pride in Hull’s spectacular show that kick-starts Hull UK City of Culture 2017’s LGBT 50 week. The latest additions are joining an already[…]

50 Queers for 50 Years pop-up workshop launches in Hull in build up to city’s LGBT 50 celebrations

Acclaimed arts organisation Duckie are calling on the people of Hull to help them create giant figures of LGBT+ icons for a parade which will kick-start LGBT 50, a week-long celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of sexual freedom in the UK. Renowned for award-winning work that ranges from cabaret to performance art to clubbing,[…]

Pride in Hull announces more acts that will be Comin’ Atcha this July!

Pride in Hull are delighted to announce two more names who will be taking to the stage in Queen’s Gardens on Saturday 22 July to entertain the crowds alongside pop legend Marc Almond and 80s icon Sonia. First to be added to the list are 90s teen trio Cleopatra, known for their string of top[…]