The first Peterborough PRIDE UK festival in the city has some amazing entertainment lined up so it’s definitely going to be a loud and proud week long party!

Running from Friday June 29 to Friday July 6, this city-wide celebration has been designed to offer something for everyone. Peterborough PRIDE is about providing a platform for coming together, celebrating difference, being proud and showing support for our Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) friends and family.

Rather than just have a parade Peterborough PRIDE will see lots of different parties, performances, screenings, events and social gatherings at a whole range of venues.

It’s been great to see so many city businesses get behind Peterborough PRIDE and ESP is among them – we’ve been pleased to promote the festival and were proud to fly the rainbow flag on our June front cover.

You can find out more on the Peterborough PRIDE UK Facebook page and read more in the full programme on but here’s a snapshot of what’s coming up when…

Scottee & Friends

6pm, Metal Chauffeurs Cottage, behind the Town Hall


A tribute To George Michael, 7.30pm, The Broadway Theatre


Club night with Sydney Charles, 10pm, Red Room, Broadway

June 30

LGBTQIA+ Fostering and Adoption Seminar

10.30am, The Fleet, Fletton

Rainbow Story Time

11am, Central Library, Broadway

Pride Cabaret at The Ostrich

8pm, The Ostrich Inn, North Street

Icons Of Gay Disco

9pm, The Lightbox Café, Bridge Street

July 1 – 6

Pride Reading Room

10am – 4pm, Metal Chauffeurs Cottage, behind the Town Hall

Pride Pit Stop Shop

12pm – 5pm, Vivacity Shop, Queensgate

Pink Picnic at The Green Backyard

12pm – 3pm, The Green Backyard, Oundle Road

Pride Church Service

7pm – 8pm, St Mary’s Church

Sardoville Presents For Only An Hour

7.30pm, Key Theatre

Drag Bingo With Drag King Louis Cyfer

7.30pm, Key Theatre

July 2

Film: Call Me By Your Name

7pm, Key Theatre

Pride Lido Swim Sessions

7.30pm – 8.30pm, The lido

Peterborough Feminist Book Club With Chardine Taylor-Stone

7.30pm – 9.30pm, Metal Chauffeurs Cottage, behind the Town Hall

Tuesdays Till Two; ‘Thank God I’m Gay’

1 – 2pm, St John’s Church, Cathedral Square

Film: Desert Hearts

7pm, Key Theatre

LGBTQIA+ Speed Meeting

8pm – 10pm, The Lightbox Café, Bridge Street

TuesGays Pride 2018

10pm, The Solstice, Northminster

Pride Fab Painting Jam

7pm, The Brewery Tap

July 4

A-Gender For Change

10am – 5pm, City College, Brook Street

Wellbeing Wednesday

10am – 6pm, Soul Happy Wellbeing Centre, Cowgate

Cine-Sister LGBTQIA+ Short Film Night

7.30pm, Metal Chauffeurs Cottage behind the Town Hall

Politics N Pizza Evening

7.30pm – 9.30pm, Centre 68 (Behind Westgate Church)

Live broadcast: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

7.20pm, Key Theatre


9pm, The Met Lounge, Bridge Street

July 6

Film: The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert (replacing Princess Cyd)

7pm, Key Theatre

Velma Celli and Freakspeak

7.30pm, The Broadway Theatre

UROCK Theatre Company Presents Dungeness

6pm, Metal Chauffeurs Cottage, behind the Town Hall

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