Pride in the Park

Events

Dates:

Ages:

  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults

Venue:

Outdoor

Cost:

Free

Description

Pride in the Park is back in Cheltenham to offer a LGBTQ+ focused, family friendly event in the beautiful setting of Pittville Park.

With a great line-up of artists performing for you headlined by MKSM and supported by Ravenna Slayshon:and featuring Loki Hughes; Millie & Elsie, Bill, Topaz, Jordan Phillpotts, Rose Churchill, Bambas, Vicky Brinsden and Sophie Kay
Plus a Trans Area, Multi Sensory Area and the Pride Merch Shop.

Sunday 15th May

12pm - 5pm

THE PRIDE DOG SHOW
The Pride Dog Show is taking place at 2pm and there are 8 classes. Entry is £2 per dog per class and registration is on the day at the Pride Info & Merch tent.

There are treats for all dogs entering and the top 3 in each class will get a rosette. The class winner receives a trophy and in entered into the Best in Show Class.

Classes: Best Dressed; Waggiest Tail; Biggest Diva; Dog That Looks Most Like its Owner; Best Puppy (under 1yr); Best Veteran (over 7yrs) Best Rescue Dog; Best Child and Pet; Best In Show

From the Pride in the Park website

FACILITIES

BARS: Our main bar is provided by The Cheltenham Trust and we also have a specialist Gin and Craft Ale Bar provided by the Crafty Beer Guy

FOOD: We have selection on careering on offer including Hog Roast from the Cheltenham Trust in addition to their standard menu at the Heritage Cafe. Then we have Openside Pizza selling freshly made stone baked pizzas and also an ice cream van.

TRADERS AND STALLS: We have a number of selected traders open during the afternoon: Soup Cans (Clothing); Pretty Things, Beth Makes Scents, Henna Kraft by Sim, Goddess Vibes Face Paint; C A Fossils & Crystals, Makes and Bakes and Fire Phoenix (Clothing) and stalls from our sponsors St James Plade, Be More Bob and Doggy Baking Co.

COMMUNITY STALLS: Eddystone Trust, LGBT+ Partnership, Gloucestershire Police; Gloucestershire Fire Brigade; RSPB; The Dogs Trust, Honour Thy Women Group, You're Welcome Gloucestershire

ACCESSIBILITY: We strive to make our events as accessible as possible. We have Mobiloo in attendance, additional accessible toilets, a sensory area for the Neurodiverse in addition to Ear Phones available to use for those sensitive to sounds.

GETTING TO PRIDE: Pittville Park is served by 3 Stagecoach Bus Routes: D, E and N. Services D and E also run via Cheltenham Spa Rail Station which is useful for those travelling to Cheltenham from afar. There is limited public parking behind Pitville Pumps Rooms so ideally if you are able to walk (10 minutes from the City Centre), get the bus, cycle or hire a Z-Wings Scooter it would help reduce traffic volumes around the venue.