Pride Cymru’s BigWeekend returns this August Bank Holiday with a kaleidoscope of colour, music, love and glitter.

With over 50,000 people expected to descend on Cardiff over the three-day event, the city itself will become a celebration of culture and diversity, acting as a beacon of acceptance and strength in promoting the rights of LGBT+ people across Wales.

From musical entertainment to market stalls and a street food fair, the weekend offers three days of non-stop party atmosphere which includes the ever-growing Pride Parade through the city centre.

Last year more than 7,000 people marched in celebration ofWales’ diverse LGBT+ culture, supported by over 400 volunteers, event sponsors and Pride Cymru’s hard-working committee members.

There’s fun for all the family, with fairground rides, a dedicated family area, a cabaret tent and even a gin bar for the grown-ups.

Musical Musical guests include RuPaul’s drag race star Derrick Barry, dance music duo Flip and Fill, the iconic Angie Brown and 90’s singing sensation Sonique. Topping the list is BRIT award winning Gabrielle who’ll be singing her classics ‘Dreams’, ‘Out of Reach’ and ‘Sunshine.

The weekend will also celebrate a variety of homegrown talent from acrossWales as well as local artists and performers. performers.

This year’s campaign is ‘Proud to be Me’, a celebration of the thousands of individuals who make up Wales’ vibrant LGBT+ community.

Regardless of who you are or how you identify, the campaign calls for unity across the whole of the LGBT+ spectrum, working together to fight for the rights of those with whom we share the beauty of being ‘different’. After all, that’s what Pride is all about!

Tickets are on sale now and with this year’s event set to be the biggest in its history, Pride Cymru continues to bring the city to life with one of its biggest festivals and breathes new life into the Big Weekend Bank Holiday celebrations.

August 24, 2018 to August 26, 2018

Locations: City Hall Lawns

Tickets: Friday: £7, Saturday: £7, Sunday: £7

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