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  • 3rd September 2012

    Marcus Collins serenades crowds at Cardiff Mardi Gras 8

    Marcus tweeted afterwards “Wow what a night”.

    3:49 PM — For the first time the organisers of Cardiff Mardi Gras held a parade through the city on Saturday.

  • Sussex Police: 40 arrests made during Brighton Pride 23

    2:53 PM — Police have also defended their crowd tactics after complaints that they had "kettled" members of the LGBT campaign group, Queers Against the Cuts in Saturday's parade.

  • In Photos: UK Brighton Pride 2012 24

    Photos: Paul Lemberth

    9:14 AM — Brighton’s annual gay pride took place at the weekend, with thousands attending the main Preston Park event. Even though X Factor winner Alexandra Burke ended up being a no show, Brighton-based DJ Norman Cook (Fatboyslim) certainly knew how to please the crowds.

  • 1st September 2012

    Exclusive: Alexandra Burke shocks fans by ‘snubbing’ Brighton Pride 81

    Alexandra enjoying herself at last year's Brighton Pride

    9:17 PM — X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has sensationally pulled out of performing at this year’s Brighton Pride event. The pop diva was due on stage at the Girls on Top tent at 6pm on Saturday, where thousands of revellers were eagerly waiting her arrival.

  • 26th June 2012

    Brighton Pride 2012 issues first local donations 6

    L to R: Paul Elgood of Rainbow Fund, Trevor Edwards of Pride Brighton and Hove, Lola Lasagne, Mayor Bill Randall

    11:08 AM — LGBT causes within Brighton and Hove are set to benefit as the company organising this year's Pride event issues its first donation, of more than £5,000.

  • 13th April 2012

    Brighton Pride 2012 announces theme 2

    It had been doubted that Brighton Pride would go ahead at all this year

    3:10 PM — A public vote has decided the theme of Brighton Pride 2012 as The United Colours of Pride.

  • 7th March 2012

    Brighton Pride 2012 confirmed 9

    Brighton Pride 2012 looked uncertain over financial worries

    4:03 PM — Brighton Pride's 2012 parade has been confirmed following fears about its former organisers' debts.

  • 7th February 2012

    Future of Brighton Pride uncertain over ‘£200,000 debt’ 29

    Organisers said a "level of confidentiality" is necessary during negotiations

    9:49 AM — The future of Brighton Pride is in doubt again after reports its organisers owe creditors up to £200,000. Pride (South East) called the release of the financial documents which outline the debts "unhelpful" and a "misrepresentation".

  • 15th August 2011

    Alexandra Burke: ‘Gay rights are so important to me’ 51

    Alexandra Burke performed at Brighton Pride

    5:04 PM — X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has revealed her strong support for gay rights. The singer, who performed at Brighton Pride on Saturday, said that her best friends are gay and that she "absolutely" supports calls for marriage equality.

  • 14th August 2011

    In Photos: Brighton Pride 2011 112

    1:36 AM — Alexandra Burke, Joe McElderry, Sonia, Hollyoaks star Kieron Richardson and human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell were among the celebrities attending the 19th Brighton Pride held yesterday. Here are the best photos of the day

  • 3rd August 2011

    Alexandra Burke and Joe McElderry for Brighton Pride 5

    Alexandra Burke will headline Brighton Pride

    2:52 PM — X Factor stars Alexandra Burke and Joe McElderry are to perform at Brighton Pride this month. Burke, who is working on a new album will headline the August 13th festival with hits such as Bad Boys and Overcome.

  • 14th April 2011

    Brighton Pride announces ticket price concessions 22

    Brighton Pride will charge for entry this year

    3:14 PM — Brighton Pride has relaxed its ticket prices rules after complaints. The festival is to charge entry for the first time this year with ticket prices as high as £17.50 for those who buy on the day.

  • 20th January 2010

    Funding secures future of Brighton Pride 6

    Brighton Pride is set to go ahead this summer

    6:26 PM — A £20,000 loan from Brighton and Hove city council has secured the future of the struggling Brighton Pride festival. The festival announced a £50,000 deficit last year and was forced to cancel its winter event.

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