IW Pride 2018
Isle of Wight Pride is proud to be hosting UK Pride 2018 and will be held in Ryde on Saturday 21st July 2018. Now, in it’s second year, the Island’s LGBT community is being recognised, celebrated and supported by the whole community, by hosting UK Pride in its second year. Situated on the stunning golden beaches of Ryde, IW Pride will include a colourful parade through the heart of the Victorian seaside town, information stalls, art opportunities for everyone to get involved with and a party on the beach. All the fun of a festival, whilst importantly raising awareness of the thriving LGBT community situated here and the vital contribution they make to the Island’s rich heritage.
On the big day there will be a fabulous Parade route through Ryde onto Union Street, carrying on to the Pride site on Ryde Seafront. The Pride site will host a fantastic Pride Village with Stalls & Exhibitors as well as food & Drink outlets. You will find an acoustic stage and family friendly areas with the aim of making Isle of Wight Pride accessible for everybody.
There will be a main stage arena on the seafront boasting top Headline acts and entertainment throughout the day. Details of the acts will be announced through our website and social media. You really will find something to appeal to everyone. This will be continued in the evening with a ticketed night time event for over 18’s at a local Ryde venue.