Wolves LGBT+ Pride festival Saturday 10 October 2020
organised by City of Wolverhampton Council on behalf of Wolverhampton LGBT+ Alliance, is a day of celebration for the LGBT+ community and allies.
The 2020 festival will take place in the same venue as last year –
on and around St Peter’s Car Park adjacent to Wolverhampton Civic Centre and the University of Wolverhampton’s Wulfrun Campus in the city centre.
Leader of City of Wolverhampton Council, Cllr Ian Brookfield, said: “We wanted to announce the date of this year’s Wolves Pride nice and early so people could save the date. The last day of LGBT+ History Month seemed like an appropriate time to get the word out there.
“The city council is absolutely thrilled to once again be organising Wolves Pride on behalf of the LGBT+ Alliance. Last year’s event was amazing and this year will be even better. We will have loads of live music, food, drink and stalls – it will be one big party celebrating pride in being who you are.
“We will be announcing more details in the coming months, so watch this space.”
Kelly Walker-Reed, Chair of the Wolverhampton LGBT+ Alliance said:“The Alliance is thrilled to be involved in the organisation of Pride 2020. We have listened to community thoughts and ideas and aim to deliver a Pride which is a true representation of what the people of Wolverhampton want.
“Keep your eyes peeled over the coming weeks and months to see how you can get involved.”
Wolves Pride 2016 – Saturday 1st October
Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC delegates joined the march and also ran a stall.
In 2014 over 3,000 visitors throughout the day.
500 came in 2013, Report http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2013/07/29/gay-pride-turns-wolverhampton-into-sea-of-colour/
In 2012 – 250 people marched through the streets of Wolverhampton as part of the city’s first ever Pride event.The march celebrated lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and included leading campaigner Peter Tatchell, best known for his work with LGBT social movements. Read more here…….