York Pride 2013

The seventh annual York Pride event took place on: Saturday 1st June 2013.

We met at 12noon near York Minster for the Second ever York Pride Parade.

The Parade Arrived at the Racecourse in time for the afternoon entertainment, which started at 13:30.

Along with a fantastic afternoon of entertainment on the stage we had plenty going on, on and off the stage – Fair ground rides, Food and Drink stalls, A Fantastic Bar, Charity and Community stalls! Plus a bouncy castle for the kids! – we are a real family event!

With our theme of ‘Out in Sport’ local clubs York City FC and York City Knights held skills areas for a big of afternoon of family friendly fun!

York Pride Acts 2013
We had the amazing Sordid Secret & Marky Mark back as your York Pride hosts! Plus 2011 York Pride favourites Bears Aloud along with X Factors Diva Fever are our Headline Act!

For the full 2013 lineup please click here

How you can support York Pride 2013
If you wish to support York Prideyou can still buy a York Pride 2013 Wristband please click here

York Pride comes out for Sport
Our theme for 2013 was “Out in Sport” sport is an area in society where homophobia is rife.

This year the Parade  included professional rugby league players, the mascots from York City FC and York City Knights and many of the City’s politicians to send out the message that York will not tolerate homophobia and prejudice in sport. York City Knight’s Head Coach, Gary Thornton, and Sophie Hicks, Director of York City FC, spoke at the start of the Parade outside York Minster, together with Leader of the City Council, Cllr James Alexander.

 

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