Blackpool Pride 2019: 30 photos from the biggest and best event yet

Rain and wind failed to put a damper on Blackpool’s Pride festivities.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 8:39 am
Updated Monday, 10th June 2019, 9:39 am
Chesney Hawkes entertaining the crowds at Blackpool Pride 2019

The celebrations of the resort’s LGBT community is now in its 14th year and is getting bigger and better all the time, reckons organiser Callum Gillies. Visitors galore flocked from far and wide to take part in the event, which started with Saturday morning’s colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier and was headed by a star-studded concert, held at the Tower Headland for the first time.

Hundreds braved wet and windy seafront conditions to take part in the annual Blackpool Pride march.
Hundreds braved wet and windy seafront conditions to take part in the annual Blackpool Pride march.

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Blackpool Pride is now in its 14th year.
Visitors galore flocked from far and wide to take part in the event
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Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Saturday mornings colourful procession along the promenade from South Pier to North Pier
Rain and wind failed to put a damper on Blackpools Pride festivities.
Rain and wind failed to put a damper on Blackpools Pride festivities.
Blackpool MP Gordon Marsden joined the celebrations
Rain and wind failed to put a damper on Blackpools Pride festivities.
Rain and wind failed to put a damper on Blackpools Pride festivities.
Blackpool Pride 2019
Blackpool Pride 2019
Blackpool Pride 2019
Blackpool Pride 2019
Blackpool Pride 2019
Blackpool Pride 2019
Blackpool Pride 2019
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Mayor of Blackpool Coun Amy Cross.
911 on stage.
911 on stage.
911 on stage
Chesney Hawkes, Claire Richards and CeCe Peniston were among the acts taking part.