Portsmouth Pride announces date and location for next year's Pride event

PORTSMOUTH Pride’s organising committee have officially announced the details of next year’s Pride event.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 12:46 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 4:34 pm
Portsmouth Pride 2019 Pride pix with a PFC theme Picture: Colin Farmery

The event, which celebrates equality and diversity in the city and supports the LGBTQ+ community, will be held on Saturday, June 20 on Castle Field in Southsea.

Celebrations will include a host of acts including live music and, cabaret and drag queen performances.

The event will be armed forces-themed, with 2020 being exactly 20 years since it was decriminalised for people in the armed forces to be gay.

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2019’s Pride event saw nearly 7,000 people attend on Castle Field, which was the highest attendance of the event so far.

More acts will be announced over the next few months.