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Pride Weekend in Newcastle

UK Pride will take place in Newcastle in 2022 and we can’t wait! Having been postponed due to Covid 19 restrictions for the past two years, the colourful, inclusive event will take place on Newcastle’s Town Moor from Friday 22 – Sunday 24 July 2022. We can’t wait to celebrate all things LGBTQ+ in July and we’re prosed a fantastic line-up to make up for missing out. We’re expecting a busy month with visitors from all over the UK flocking to the city to enjoy the festivities so book your stay in our serviced apartment accommodation in Newcastle soon to avoid disappointment.

UK Pride Newcastle

The Northern Pride Festival are the hosts of UK Pride in 2022 and they have not disappointed. The packed programme runs along the theme of “Remember, Resist, Rise Up”, a powerful message with events, concerts, and parades delighting thousands of locals and visitors from across the country. The line-up is incredible and has plenty of big names to keep all generations happy. Enjoy a headline set from the one and only Melanie C, a fantastic performance from X-factor favourite Joe McElderry and music from much-loved BBC Radio 1 presenter and DJ Adele Roberts. Enjoy appearance and entertainment from former RuPaul’s Drag Race Competitor Chorizo May as well as musicians, vocalists, and entertainment from across the Northeast LGBTQ+ community, all hosted by the fabulous Miss Rory and special guests.

There will be live music, plenty of entertainment, a Rainbow Village with local and national charities and businesses, food and drink, street performers, a funfair and so much more. If you’re part of the UK LGBTQ+ community or an ally, it would be a shame to miss the most colourful weekend of the year.

UK Pride Line up in Newcastle

Friday 22 July: The Official Newcastle UK Pride Launch Party

UK Pride gets off to a fantastic start on 22nd July with the launch party. Friday night is a fundraiser with plenty of fun, drag, music, performances, costumes and so much more. launch party performers include Broadway star Todrick Hall, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK finalist Bimini Bon Boulash and world-famous DJ Jodie Harsh. Tickets are sure to sell out and accommodation in PREMIER SUITES Newcastle will fill up fast so book your space today to avoid disappointment.

Saturday 23July:

Headliners for the first full day of Pride include Spice Girl & pop royalty, Melanie C, taking over the show with a DJ set specially designed with Pride in mind. DJing is one of Mel C’s many talents and she puts 100% into everything she does so we’re looking forward to a great set. We’re also looking forward to performances from one of the UK’s most in-demand artists, Karen Harding, wowing the crowd with her powerful, soulful vocals. Finish the evening with hilarious former RuPaul’s Drag Race UK competitor, Choriza May, ‘Newcastle’s Spiciest, Meatiest and Silliest Sausage!’

Sunday 24 July:

Sunday is another action-filled day, with performances, music, dancing, and socialising from morning until late. Former 90s sensation and West-End star Louise will perform followed by much-loved BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and DJ Adele Roberts. Make sure to squeeze in a performance from local favourite, singer Joe McElderry of X-Factor fame. The highlight of the day is sure to be the performance closing the UK Pride festival 2022, Ibiza in Symphony featuring DJ Michael Maddison. We’re excited to hear our favourite dance tunes immortalised with a full, live orchestra and supported by some of the region’s best LGBTQ+ vocalists and musicians.

Accommodation for Pride in Newcastle

If you’re looking for a place to dress up while you enjoy a warm-up drink with pals, or a place to recover after a few too many over the busy weekend, PREMIER SUITES Newcastle offers you the perfect flexible accommodation in Newcastle. Our location in the heart of the city is a short walk from the Town Moor, so you won’t have far to ramble home after a day at the Pride Playground. We offer serviced apartment accommodation for families, couples, groups, and solo visitors and are perfectly placed to enjoy all the top things to do in Newcastle. Book your accommodation in Newcastle on our official website to enjoy our lowest available rates. We wish you a safe and happy UK Pride 2022!


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