Brighton Pride 2019
Get your glitter out, dust off your gold hotpants and wave your flag high, Pride 2019 is coming to town!
And no one knows how to celebrate like Britain’s campest seaside city, Brighton. So scroll down to have all your questions answered and guarantee you’ll know what to do, where to go, and how to have the best Brighton Pride ever.
When is Brighton Pride 2019?
Brighton Pride 2019 is held over the first weekend of August. From the 2nd-4th August, events are held over the entire weekend with the Pride Parade taking place on Saturday 3rd August.
Where is Brighton Pride 2019?
Brighton Pride events are held all over the city of Brighton. Some main events are Pride in the Park and Love BN1 Fest in Preston Park. The Pride Parade starts in Hove Lawns and finishes in Preston Park.
There are additionally plenty of official Pride parties to attend, including our BA i360 Silent Disco, you can find the full list here.
What is the Brighton Pride Parade 2019 theme?
Generations of Love is this year Brighton Pride Parade 2019 theme. In honour of celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stonewall 1969. Stonewall is widely regarded as the catalyst for the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT+ rights. With 50 years of history to celebrate, you can expect to see plenty of show-stopping, flamboyant retro looks hitting the city.
Who is performing at Brighton Pride 2019?
With Britney performing at Brighton Pride 2018, the bar for this years headline act was set staggeringly high. So who better to perform than Aussie’s pint-sized pop princess herself? Kylie (no, not that one – we’re talking the OG here) will be spinning around the main stage of Pride in the Park on Saturday 3rd of August. So don that white hooded onesie and get squatting! You can buy tickets here.
What time is the Brighton Pride Parade 2019?
Brighton Pride Parade 2019 will start at Hove Lawns at 11 am on Saturday 3rd August. If you want to watch the parade from the street, we recommend getting there early to bag a spot. Why not experience Brighton Pride’s best view from 450ft in the air? Book your British Airways i360 flight here in advance to avoid being disappointed.
And don’t forget to check out some of our other top spots to watch the Parade here.
Where are the best Brighton Pride 2019 parties?
Over Brighton Pride Weekend, the city will be buzzing with parties and events for all ages to enjoy. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites that are worth putting your dancing shoes on for:
Horse Meets Disco:
Playing everything from Disco to Punk Funk, the Horse Meets Disco DJs are guaranteed to get you up on the floor. On Saturday 3rd August, full details here.
Mel C & Sink The Pink, Two Become One:
Spice Girl Mel C has teamed up with legendary London LGBTQ+ night Sink The Pink, for an evening of sequined drag queens, riotous dancing and disco fever, hold on to your glow sticks for this one. On Saturday 3rd August, full details here.
Britsh Airways i360 Silent Disco:
Kick off Brighton Pride 2019 in style with our Pride Silent Disco. Back after popular demand, our hit Silent Discos are back for 2019. Bring your kids to our family-friendly afternoon event or take your mama to our evening do. Either way, you can expect to get down on our upper deck to your choice of music, pick from classic Kylie hits or disco. Why not upgrade to our VIP evening ticket which includes a flight on the Pod and a glass of Nyetimber sparkling wine. Full details here.
Malborough Pub and Theatre:
One of Brighton’s favourite LGBTQ+ pub, The Malborough, is hosting the perfect event to wind down your Pride weekend. Sunday 4th August at the Marly will be overflowing with DJs, great tunes, food and love from 12 pm. Full details here.
Luna Beach Cinema:
If you’re after a chilled way to celebrate Pride weekend, may we recommend grabbing a blanket, some popcorn and heading to Luna Beach Cinema? This giant screen by the pier is showing a host of LGBTQ+ film classics, old and new over pride weekend. Our top picks Bohemian Rhapsody and The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Full details here.