Full line up of events for Bolton Pride 2016 confirmed

Bolton Town Hall draped in rainbow colours

This year`s Bolton Pride is going to be bigger with a great series of events across Bolton.

Check out below for the full line up!

Friday 23 September

From 10am – Football Vs Homophobia will once again organise a schools football tournament in association with BWFC

The Premier Suite at Bolton’s Macron stadium will play host to Bolton Pride’s diversity awards.

A black tie event from 7pm that will celebrate local individuals and organisations that support the LGBT community locally. With performances on the night from Jordan Gray of The Voice UK and international Whitney Houston tribute IKENNA. Guest speakers will be present on the night and these will be confirmed nearer the time.

Saturday 24 September

11am – The Russell & Russell Solicitors Bolton Pride Parade. Bolton’s first LGBT parade will celebrate the community, business and charity support given to the LGBT community in Bolton.

With people taking to the streets to walk in support of Bolton Pride and promoting a zero tolerance approach to hate crime in Bolton.

2pm – Bolton Pride hosts a main stage live entertainment stage in association with Tower FM on Victoria Square. With guest speakers and live artistes performing between 2-6pm along with bars provided by Bolton’s The Venue. Artistes confirmed to play the Bolton Pride Main Stage include, Divina De Campo, Fourth Intake, Christopher Maloney, Angie Brown, REDD and Lydia Lucy with more to be announced.

7pm – The Venue hosts Chartbusters with 5 massive tribute acts, Spice Girls, Kylie, Tina Turner, Take That and Boy George all sett for a Pride party not to forget.

7pm – as an alternative night Blind Tiger host a Bolton Pride night with live bands all to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Sunday 25 September

11am – Victoria Square hosts a full family market day with live acoustic music from many local artistes.

6pm – Hate Crime vigil to remember those affected by Hate Crime with special guest speakers on the town hall steps.

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