Liverpool Pride 2014 arrives this weekend

As the Giants leave Liverpool after a mind-blowing weekend, another huge weekend is planned this Saturday 2 August as the city will be transformed in to a magical Fairy Tale kingdom with the arrival of Liverpool Pride 2014.

Princes, Princesses, White Knights and Fairy Godmothers from the LGBT community and beyond will come together for a day of music, performance, festival fun and community spirit. Pride revellers will be treated to a whole host of top performances across the Waterfront, Stanley Street and Garlands & G-Bar stages.


With a stellar line-up already confirmed, Liverpool Pride have now added a spectacular comedy line-up with a hilarious array of comedians performing in the Trans* Tent from 6pm. Organisers are delighted to welcome some truly funny women to this year’s Pride event with 3 of the acts being past winners and finalists of the Funny Women Awards, including Debra Jane Appelby, Julie Jepson and Suzy Bennett and completing the line-up is multi-faceted, operatic comedian Jayde Adams who has just won her way into the final of this year’s Funny Women Awards.

The Waterfront Stage

Headlining the Waterfront Stage is the fabulous Katy B who will be performing at 1.30pm. After bursting onto the scene in 2010 with ‘Katy on a Mission’ and a career that’s growing from strength to strength with hit singles ‘5AM’ and ‘Crying For No Reason’ Katy B makes her way to Liverpool for her first Pride performance. Gates to the Waterfront stage will open at 11am so get there early to see Katy B live on stage!

In a Liverpool Pride exclusive, Ashleigh Gray and Samuel Edwards, the brand new stars of the record-breaking Wicked UK tour, will perform together for the very first time. Singing iconic numbers such as the show-stopping Defying Gravity, the appearance will give audiences a preview of what to expect when the global musical phenomenon flies into the Liverpool Empire Theatre for a strictly limited four-week run from 16 September.

The Waterfront Stage will also have fantastic performances from Heather Small of M People, Radio City 96.7’s Claire Simmo, House of Suarez, Watchtower, Audio Zero, Sam Cottrell, Ukebox and Doodah Farm.

Also on this incredible line-up ABBA GOLD, Kylie-a-like and Sam Fox alongside DJ Ellie Phillips, Killa Sista, Jes Stretton, Edge of Eden, DJ Lee Butler, My Forever and MiC Lowry will keep crowds entertained at the Waterfront Stage throughout the whole day.

Pride March

As always the day’s events will kick off with the free Pride March and organisers want to make 2014’s the biggest yet; be sure to join the celebration of Liverpool’s LGBT culture and community and support the campaign for equality, acceptance and freedom.

To participate in this year’s march, register at Organisers ask those wanting to take part in the march to meet at St George’s Plateau from 11am on Saturday 2nd August. From here the muster will include speeches from the Lord Mayor Erica Kemp and Liverpool Pride board members along with some great entertainment to start the celebratory proceedings. Merseyside police are requesting that participants respect the right for others to protest without recourse.

After leaving St Georges Plateau, the march will proceed along Lime Street before taking in Queen Square Bus Station and Whitechapel, then making its way along Lord Street and North John Street, turning down James Street, crossing The Strand over Mann Island and landing in front of the Waterfront Stage at the Pier Head, where the afternoon’s entertainment will begin.


To avoid the queue’s on the day you are able to purchase your Liverpool Pride tickets in advance, available at the Liverpool Pride website and from the Ticket Quarter box office.

Ticket Prices: Advanced tickets £8 and £11 on the day. (No booking Fees, a handling charge may apply of £2.25 per transaction)

Golden Circle VIP tickets are £20 each (additional £12 to upgrade if already purchased)
For tickets book online or call the Liverpool Pride Ticket Hotline on 0844 8000 509. Tickets also available in person at TicketQuarter, Queen Square, Liverpool.

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