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Festival, Tue 30 Apr - Sun 5 May 2019

Swansea Pride

Swansea Pride

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Swansea Pride promises to be a real highlight of the Swansea calendar as the friendliest South Wales city celebrates its 50th anniversary as a city. This year's innovative Swansea Pride celebration has something for everyone with a lead up of a pop-up events in the run up to the big day itself.

The week will include a youth Musical Theatre inspired showcase based on Pride that will kick start the week on Tuesday 30th April at Swansea's Cabaret bar HYST from 7pm followed by a children's spectacular variety show UP NEXT WITH PRIDE on Wednesday 1st May.

Other exciting and brand-new Events includes Swansea Pride hitting the dance floor with an evening of rainbow themed ballroom on Thursday 2nd May as same gender couples, LGBT+ contestants and dance novices partner each other on the dance floor of the Brangwyn Hall Swansea for a PRIDE inspired Strictly Come Dancing evening that promises to be utterly FAB - U - LOUS!!! Get your sequins and salsa hips ready for this brilliant night of dancing fun and frolics!

Ru Paul's Drag Race star FARRAH MOAN recently seen on screen in the latest Ru Pauls's Drag Race All Stars Season 4, will host a pre Pride Launch party on Friday 3rd May at Swansea venue Fiction and Vinyl with her hilarious drag show where she will hit the stage and host the ultimate Swansea Pride drag night to really kick start the celebrations – Definitely not one to miss!

On the main day: Saturday 4th May , Swansea really will be a rainbow of colour. Activity starts with a Pride inspired Rainbow paint splash Fitness class on the beach front, perfect for all ages! There will be a fantastic Pride Parade from 11am with a City centre route and everyone is welcome to participate in this!

The National Waterfront Museum with support from Swansea City and County Council will help host the main Pride site which will see activity, stalls and live entertainment across 2 stages to keep the celebration and fun flowing for everyone. The Swansea Food Festival is close by to the Pride celebrations and the party will continue into the evening as bars, restaurants and Venues around Swansea will be hosting their own Pride events in support of the LGBT+ Communities.

On Sunday 5th, an interfaith service celebrating Love and Unity in support of Swansea Pride will be hosted at the Unitarian Church Swansea.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 30 Apr - Sun 5 May 2019

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Tue 30 Apr - Sun 5 May Swansea Pride
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South Wales,
SA1 3QG

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Map reference: SS 653928  Lat: 51.61837 Long: -3.94672

By Car: Leave M4 at Junction 45. Keep in left hand lane and take A4067 towards the City Centre.

By Bus: Swansea Bus Station includes an arrival/departure lounge for coach passengers and a nearby taxi rank and access to the Quadrant Shopping Centre.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Swansea station