Doncaster Pride is a charity working for and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) community in Doncaster.
Doncaster Pride’s annual event takes place this Saturday 17th August in Sir Nigel Gresley Square, Waterdale. This will be the 6th year in this location and it will be a street festival of colour and music/variety, running from mid-afternoon through to the evening, with lots to keep the whole family entertained. The streets will be buzzing with activity in Doncaster town centre. It’s a celebratory event open to anyone and free of charge to attend.
Although pride events traditionally are held in celebration of the Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual community, in recent years they have become celebrations of unity.
The Parade of Unity will start in front of the council building on Waterdale (DN1 3BU) with the procession departing at 1pm and the route will take 30 minutes to walk around. If you and your family would like to join in with the procession, gather near the council building (next to CAST) from 12.15pm. There will be lots of floats and colour, making it a brilliant atmosphere.
There are lots of traders around the town centre along the parade route, including face painting. I have also spotted hair braiding (after walking around half of Corfu looking for hair braiding on holiday this summer…and not finding anywhere…my mini mumbler will be SO happy!!). The Doncaster family hubs will be there too.
Here is the map and you can see a list of stalls in the Rainbow Market here.