Newcastle Pride – Feedback!
Saturday 21st July 2012 saw the biggest Pride event ever to hit the city of Newcastle. The sun came out to celebrate with the whole LGBT community and attracted the largest crowd ever. Around 3,000 people marched from Newcastle Civic Centre to Exhibition Park home for Newcastle Pride this year after being moved there from Leazes park only a week ago due to the recent poor weather conditions. 23,000 people turned up in the park to party from 1pm until 6pm and enjoyed the entertainment in the sun from Northern Proud Voices, Scooch, Elle Diva, Sam Dickinson, Totally Gaga, Diva Fever, Horse, Cheeky Girls, Kelly Wilde and Sonia. Along with the main stage there was plenty of other entertainment to keep everyone happy. The out! northeast Women’s tent was a huge success with a host a fantastic female entertailment and was packed all day. along with the Eazy Street Cabaret tent providing first class entertainment from acts like Tess Tickle and Eazy Street Follies. The Steve Paske Health Zone was a huge succces and for the first time provide a sexual health screening service which carried 50% more screenings than planned, alomg with the fun fair and over 60 market stalls providing information, and retail items the whole event provided so much for people to do and see. The Northern Pride committee would really appreciate some information from you if you attended the fabulously successful Newcastle Pride event on Saturday 21st – to complete a very short and quick survey please go to the Survey Monkey link : http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YDBL2WG Visit the Northern Pride website HERE! Check out some great Newcastle Pride/Parade videos at : www.youtube.com/teammesmac