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Pride Day 2012 featured over 50 acts at a massive FREE festival on College Green. It’s been a tough year to make Pride happen; arts and cultural events across the country are feeling the squeeze but support for We Are: Proud has been overwhelming. Support from partners, celebrities, venues, individual donors and some creative thinking has helped make Pride not only happen, but make it one of the biggest events in this year’s calender.
So many acts are involved in Pride from Afro Brazilian Sambistas, The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Sing Out Bristol, Tray La Trash,Fonda Cox, Standing by statues, Poppy Perezz , Tanya Hyde, Heg Doughty Music, AJ, Della Woodshed, Miss Felicia, Lady B, Mis Match, Meet Your Feet, Funkinsteins, Fungus Licks, Tina Sparkle, Fanny Dazzle, Lloyd Daniels, Diva Fever, Kitty Brucknell, The Lady Gaga Experience, FTW, S Club, Vanquish, Chris James, Nikki Belle, Bright Light Bright Light and headlined by the International Sensation Martha Wash who’s been headlining major Pride’s across the world!
Our after party Dressage at The O2 alone has Horseplay, Push The Button, Tranarchy, disco behemoths Horse Meat Disco, aerial artists, special visuals, photo booth, dark island dance and epic live PA from Queen Of Hearts!
With Street Festa open from 7pm and featuring DJs from Wonky, Motion, New City Sound and Bright Light Bright Light and David Oh! London club night Another Night be sure to also watch out for our performance hubs with Tribe of Doris, Funk It Up Dance School, Gypsy Sisters, Hooping Mad, Louis Rogers, several performers from Circomedia, Dots in the Can, Zumbaliscious, Quantum and magicians, stilt walkers, fire dancers, a few secret surprises!
We also have a fantastic Family Area proudly sponsored by Enterprise Cars and is a great chance for families to celebrate Pride together whilst celebrating your identity proudly or just enjoy a great day out.
The Family Area is also home to the We Are: Proud Alternative Families Campaign – a chance for LGBT Parents and parents of LGBT children to come together and have the chance to network and socialise.
*** Important information***
As ever NO GLASS is allowed on site at all – however this year the police have placed a restriction on Alcohol that can be brought onto site (we managed to stop them putting a complete ban!!) you will be allowed to bring in 1 of the following: 1 x Box of Wine, 1 x 2lts of Alcohol in Plastic bottles (whatever you like) 4 x premixed spirit in cans
No restriction on soft drinks but these MUST be sealed.
There is a bar on-site, with cheap prices and special offers and discounts for Pride Card holders. Buying from the bar supports the Pride Festival and the work we do all year round. Please support Pride by buying drinks from the bar if you can.
WE ARE: PROUD is a vibrant celebration of the lives and talents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people. It promotes equality, for all, and spreads a positive message of acceptance in the biggest Pride festival across the whole South West.