Newcastle Pride Festival
20 July 2018 - 22 July 2018
NE1 Ltd is proud headline sponsor, for the fifth year running, of Newcastle Pride which will be staged over the weekend of 20 – 22 July. Hosted by the city’s LGBTQ++ community, Newcastle Pride is a major, family-friendly festival taking place at various venues across Newcastle. One of the main elements of the event is a festival stage with various live bands, artists and a huge, 16,000-person capacity big top tent on the Town Moor in Newcastle. This year’s headline acts include S Club and Alexandra Burke.
All events and activities within Pride aim to celebrate Newcastle’s rich diversity. Last year Pride attracted over 73,000 people from across the North East, the UK and internationally. The festival continues to grow in popularity year on year and is expected to be another record-breaking year with something for everyone to enjoy. Newcastle Pride also delivers a major economic boost to the city, last year’s event delivered a £9.2million boost to the local economy.