Chester Pride NEWS- upcoming fundraisers and info

Chester Pride fringe events including free family fun day in Grosvenor Park . A variety of fringe events have been planned over the next few weeks in the run up to Chester Pride. As part of the fringe events, a family fun day has been organised by Chester Pride in association with Family Pride. The fun day takes place in Grosvenor Park by the activity centre from 12-4pm on Saturday 19 September and there will be a number of activities suitable for all the family including line dancing, life drawing, roller derby skills demonstration, meditation, fun science, clay making, balloon modelling, magic show, children’s disco and much more! Other fringe events include a Roller Derby Pride Scrimmage organised by Cheshire Hellcats Roller Derby Team which takes place Sunday 20 September at 4:30pm in Stanney Oaks Leisure Centre, Ellesmere Port. Spectators will be asked to make a small donation to pride on the door. The evening before Pride, Friday 2 October at 6:30pm, will see a special evening at Grosvenor Museum featuring guest speaker Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews ‘Romosexuality:Homosexuality in the Ancient World?’ organised by Big Heritage. Tickets are £5 available from Chester Pride 2015 will take place in Castle Square on Saturday 3 October which kicks off with a parade through the city centre at 12 noon. The festival is a free event and has entertainment on the M&S Bank main stage from 1pm including headline act Brit award winner Sonique, sponsored by Rosies Nightclub. In addition there will be more unique entertainment in alternative performance space The Glitter Lounge sponsored by Dr Sketchys North Wales and Chester and Spectrum Promotions. Pride will also have a large Health, Life and Wellbeing Zone, marketplace, youth zone, fun fair and much more. Sponsors of Chester Pride 2015 include M&S Bank, Cheshire West and Chester Council, University of Chester, Rosies Nightclub, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, NHS West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group, Dr Sketchys North Wales and Chester, Spectrum Promotions, Capital FM, Unison North West, MBNA / Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Costco, Brio Leisure, Blue Planet Aquarium and local businesses The Old Queens Head, Big Heritage, Change Lingerie and The D Hotel Chester. Further information can be found at or for direct enquiries email Follow Chester Pride UK on facebook, or via twitter @chesterpride

Chester Pride Press Release

 Sonique will headline the M&S Bank main stage
Sonique will headline the M&S Bank main stage



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