Press release 12th June 2017

Press release 12th June 2017


June 12th, 2017


Press Release

Pride Edinburgh returns to the Capital on Saturday 17 June 2017 with the theme of “Scottish Diversity” and for the first-time Pride Edinburgh is produced by our new Charity “Capital Pride.”
Pride Edinburgh will be staged at the University of Edinburgh’s Student association (EUSA) buildings at Potterrow and Teviot following successful events held there from 2013 to 2015.

Events on the 17th will begin with our Annual Pride Scotia March which in previous years has seen as many as 10,000 people from across the LGBTQI join us to make a statement to the world. Events then begin in both Teviot House and Potterrow with a full programme of entertainment including or Community and health and wellbeing fair, family entertainment and ceilidh dancing. We also see the return of an Edinburgh DJ legend James Longworth presenting a special set from the Vibe, Blaze years in our Underground dance venue.

Our main Stage is once again produced by Monumental Marketing and topping the bill will be Stooshe with full supporting bill of both local and national artist including Garry Greig, Caitlyn Vanbeck and Pride popstar Ryan Jagger.

There are also many other events planned during the day with a Youth Space, Trans space and community entertainments from Local Choirs. It sure to be a real celebration of diversity.
Pride Edinburgh is truly indebted to our Sponsors and Partners who have made our 2017 event possible, we are delighted to have worked and engaged with:
Main Sponsor: Royal Bank of Scotland
Community Fair Partner: Choose Life
Pride Scotia March Co-Partners: Kames Capital and Aegon
Community Charity Partner: SX Scotland
Banking Partner: Barclays
Unique Sponsor: Pride T Shirts: TSB

Unique Sponsor: VIP Bar: CC Blooms
Community Sponsors: Habana, The Street, GCRM, Nationwide Building Society, Paradise Palms, LGBT Youth Scotland, Wagamama, Marks and Spencer, Planet Bar, Infinity Night Club, LGBT Health and Wellbeing Centre, Scotsgay Magazine, The Regent, Café Nom De Plume, The Icon Awards, The Edinburgh International Film Festival, Enterprise Car Club.

We offer them all our profound thanks and by engaging with pride Edinburgh they have truly made the difference to the LGBTQI community and have effected change that will last a lifetime.
Pride Edinburgh and our parent Charity Capital Pride exist to promote equality and inclusion for all irrespective of gender, colour, class or sexual identity and we believe that Pride Edinburgh 2017 will be a fitting celebration of Scottish Diversity and we look forward to welcoming the LGBTQI community from both within the capital and beyond.

Media/press enquiries please contact:
Brett Herriot
07532 309186
Jamie Love
07840 563978

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