Skipton Pride 2023!

Skipton Pride

Skipton Pride 2023!

Pride is a time when we celebrate and support our local LGBTQIA+ communities. This year Pride will take place over 4 days and will be located in the town centre.

Thursday 6th – Pride Theatre Show @Skipton Town Hall

Friday 7th – Pride Comedy Night @ Skipton Town Hall/ Friday 7th – Drag Storytime @ Skipton Library

Saturday 8th – Workshops @ Skipton Town Hall

Sunday 9th – Pride Street Party

On Sunday 9th July the Pride Street Party promises an assortment of fooddrink, and shopping opportunities, with a range of community stalls to explore. Indoor and outdoor entertainment and activities will be provided, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The day begins with a Get Ready for Pride event for young people at the town hall (10am). Glitter and face paints will be provided for those who would like to use them.

Free entertainment will include a headline performance on the Town Hall stage from Choriza May, star of RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as Amanda Lovett from BBC hit show The Traitors, electro pop duo Neon Town, Connor Fisher, Craven College Performing Arts students, Fifth Apollo, Skipton Ukulele Club, Alannah Rose, FusionXtreme, and DJ Michael Upson. There will be outdoor entertainment throughout the day including The Big Gay Disco Bike.

Activities include a Yarndale Pride Workshop in the Town hall education room, Rapping Workshops at Albion Place Amphitheatre, Youth Pride, Loudly Proud! Workshop and Create & Animate Workshop at the library, delivered by North Yorkshire Youth Voice.

Craven Museum will be engaging with the local LGBTQIA+ community to collect contemporary experiences and objects to accession into the museum collection.

Community stalls will include Craven Youth Council, SELFA Children’s Charity, North Yorkshire Youth, Skipton Step Into Action, Exclusively Inclusive, North Yorkshire Fire, YorSexual Health, North Yorkshire Together, Samaritans, Bradford & District Community Empowerment Network, Craven Mental health Support Team, Healthwatch North Yorkshire, and IDAS.

St Andrew’s Methodist Church on Newmarket Street will be holding Pride Praise at 5pm. This will be an informal time of worship with attendance by one of the first same sex couples to get married in the church.

The event is finished.


06 - 09 Jul 2023

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