Last year over 50,000 people came together to celebrate equality and diversity. This year marks the event’s 20thbirthday, which will be the most exciting Pride Cymru event yet!

Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend was originally created in response to a rise of hate crime. Whilst diversity and equality is celebrated throughout the weekend, the fight against intolerance and abuse continues, as the Big Weekend continues to be one of the biggest events where minority groups can highlight the difficulties they face.

Whether you want to join the parade through Cardiff’s City Centre, enjoy live music or see local and national drag and comedy acts, Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend has something for everyone!

Pride Cymru
Photo credit: Cardiffstudentmedia.co.uk

What to expect:

  • 4 Stages
  • Mile-long Parade
  • Street Food
  • Cabaret
  • Funfair Rides
  • Family area
  • Community Market
  • Gin Bar
  • Comedy Stage
  • Faith Tent

+ loads of family fun, extravagant entertainment and comedy to promote and celebrate diversity within communities.

The line-up so far:

Friday the 23rdof August, 2019

  • Charlie Hides

Saturday the 24th of August, 2019

  • Texas
  • Robert White
  • Donna Marie
  • Rothwell
  • Shellyann
  • The Valli Boys
  • Tina Cousins

Sunday the 25thof August, 2019

  • Joel Dommett
Pride Cymru
Photo credit: Wales247

Accessibility for all!

The aim is to make the annual Big Weekend accessible for all. Visitors can expect British Sign Language interpreters and dedicated disability facilities including a Mobiloo on site. There will also be a disabled viewing platform for the main stage, which will enable everyone to enjoy the performances throughout the weekend.

Aligned with the ‘accessibility for all’, Pride Cymru welcomes families to join the festivities. The festival is for all, regardless of age; although, children aged 14 and under will have to be accompanied by an adult. There will be a dedicated family area for parents with children aged 16 and under. This year, a whole range of entertainment will take place within the Uber Family Area, including a dog show.

Important information:

Date: August 23, 2019 – August 25, 2019

Location: City Hall Lawns

Tickets starting from £7.50

Buy your tickets here: www.prodecymry.festicalpro.com

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