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Welcome to the 2018 Pride Glasgow Festival Guide. This year we are in a new venue at Kelvingrove Park in the vibrant West End of Glasgow.

WELCOME TO PRIDE GLASGOW

This has allowed us to introduce Pride at the Bandstand, a free community stage. We look forward to welcoming you over the weekend and wish you a happy, safe and enjoyable Pride Glasgow 2018. Making homes and lives better wheatley-group.com

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This year’s parade takes place on July 14th: Assemble at Clyde Place From 11am Parade will start at 12pm

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Saturday 14 July

This year’s theme is YEAR OF THE YOUNG PERSON The Parade route takes us through the heart of the city centre including under the bridge at Central Station and along Argyle Street

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The full route is Clyde Place, King George V Bridge, Oswald Street, Argyle Street, Queen Street, St Vincent Place, St Vincent Street, Argyle Street, Radnor Street, Kelvin Way

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS STARTING POINT DOES NOT HAVE ANY TOILET FACILITIES. THE CLOSEST PUBLIC TOILETS ARE AT CENTRAL STATION


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We have been working hard over recent years to improve the accessibility of the festival site. This year the new site has ACCESSIBILITY caused us some additional challenges and as such we have had to scale back certain elements including the provision of blue badge parking and the access buggie. However we have introduced a new disabled viewing platform and an improved access tent. If you have additional access requirements you can visit the access tent at any point during the event. Here you will find: • Wheelchair/Scooter Charging Points (please bring your charger) • Pride Information Point with sign language interpreter for access to first aid, police, security and Pride Teams. • Watering/Feeding Point for Assistance dogs CONTACT THE • Third Party Reporting for crimes ACCESS TEAM IN • Seating (this will be limited) ADVANCE VIA • Sensory area EMAIL ON • Changing Places Toilet with hoist access@pride. and adult changing bench scot Quiet Hour Join us from 12pm – 1pm on Sunday 15th July for quiet hour during this time the main stage will have no music or screen on nor will there be any lights or sounds from the fairground and all other noise and lights will be kept to a minimum.


Ticket/Wristband Exchange If you have purchased tickets in advance you will need to exchange these for a wristband for access to the festival site.

WRISTBANDS & TICKETS

This can be done during Pride Weekend from the on site exchange point (note this closes at 8pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday) or on the week leading up to Pride Wristband Exchange Locations For an up to date list of locations to exchange your wristband in advance of the festival please visit http://festival.pride.scot/wristband-exchange Buying a wristband on the day Wristbands will be on sale throughout the festival weekend from the on site box office. This will be open from 10am - 8pm on Saturday 14th July and from 12pm - 6pm on Sunday. Ticket Prices Weekend with Steps Afterparty £45.00 Weekend Only £15.00 Day Tickets £10.00 Youth Tickets £5.00 Steps Afterparty Only £35.00 Steps Afterparty Upgrade £30.00

When accompanied by an adult Excludes Steps Afterparty

Delays are expected between 1pm and 3pm on Saturday 14 July when the Parade arrives. Please try to exchange your wristband in advance of this


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Join us at Kelvingrove Bandstand for a FREE Community Stage from 2pm -6pm on Saturday July 14th & Sunday July 15th.

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The bandstand is located less than 5 minute walk away from the main site. Hosted by Carrieann Crow on Saturday and Ru Jazzle on the Sunday. This stage will feature a range of young performers alongside some of Glasgow’s LGBT scene top performer.s SATURDAY LINE UP 2pm Kings of Unity 2.20pm Mya Brown 2.40pm Jay Withers 3pm Diane Walker 3.20pm Archie 3.40pm Lisa Kawalski 4pm Rockus 4.20pm Jemma Stevenson 4.40pm GSide 5pm Trigger 5.20pm Tom Urie & Whackyoke

SUNDAY LINE UP 2pm Emily Punton 2.20pm McCallum School of Music 2.40pm Ciaran Heggarty 3pm Hollie Robinson 3.20pm Sheelan 3.40pm Robin Ashcroft 4pm Gregor Coleman 4.20pm Abby Allan 4.40pm Peter McKenna-Boyd 5pm Mothertucker 5.20pm Tom Urie & Whackyoke


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A variety of interactive activities will be provided in several fun filled zones throughout the family and Youth area. Active Zone will help burn energy and develop skills through activities such as archery, limbo, bowling, football skills and team games for all ages.

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Our Arts and Crafts zone will inspire creativity with activities such as painting, drawing, jewellery making and designing sun catchers.

Participants can experience retro games with a variety of fun challenges including hook a duck, ring toss and knocking over bottles.

Learn how to skate at our Skate Zone where coaches will be on hand to teach children of all ages the basis skills they need to master this sport.

Blair Drummond Safari will be on hand again with an interactive workshop discovering safari animals. Glasgow Science centre will also provide an session exploring the human body.

Relax and let your little one’s imagination take them to far away lands at our storytelling corner where classic children’s stories will be read as well as an opportunity to be involved with sounds and actions.

Face painting and a bouncy castle will also be provided as well as the opportunity to win prizes with a variety of competitions and a fun Disney quiz.


Our colourful rainbow dash experience is back and bigger than ever this year!

RAINBOW DASH & DOG SHOW

Festival goers will be able to run, strut or dance through our run while getting covered in a n array of colourful powders. There will also be the option to strike a pose on our rainbow dash podium surrounded by a cloud of colour while our official

photographers capture your Instagram worthy pic. As if that’s not great enough there is also colour blasts that will take place on the hour, every hour, which will be a frenzy of colour for a group of people to enjoy.

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Our community expo acts as an information hub for organisations, community groups and companies that are providing activities, information and services to the LGBTI community. This year we have over 70 stalls registered including Highland LGBT Forum, TIE Campaign, City of Glasgow College, Pink Saltire and many more Make sure you visit on both days as all be it the majority of stalls are the same over the weekend there is some different ones each day.

Pride Market The Pride Market is the home of our trading stalls including Pride favourites Shrinking Violet Designs to Candles and everything else you can imagine. The pride market also plays home to the Pride Merchandise stall where you can pick up a range of Pride branded items.


Food Village With a revamped food village this year we will have a range of brand new food outlets for you to try alongside some existing units you will have seen in previous years.

FOOD & DRINK

There will also be additional seating placed around the food village . The food offerings include Gourmet Burgers Fish & Chip Shop Loaded Hot Dogs Swing Grill BBQ Stone Baked Pizza Dedicated Vegan and Vegetarian Unit Ice Cream & Coffee

Bars This year our main bar is back and is bigger than ever alongside this you will find a dedicated Fentimans speciality gin bar alongside our VIP Bar. We have partnered up with Skinny Lager this year pick up a bottle of their gluten free, low calorie, vegan friendly beer at any of the festival bars.


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Visiting Glasgow, check out Traveline Scotland to help plan your journey. By Subway One of the fastest ways to Kelvingrove Park is to take the subway to Kelvinbridge, the park is less than a 5 minute walk away. Check out www.spt.co.uk for times and stations. The Subway will remain open till 11pm on Sunday 15th July By Train Exhibition Centre Train Station is approximately a 15 walk from the park.

GETTING TO PRIDE

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By Taxi Glasgow Taxis are an official sponsor of Pride Glasgow 2018 and can be contacted on 0141 429 7070

By Bus From the City Centre Buses 3, 17, 77, 2 4/4A and the City Sightseeing Bus all stop close to Kelvingrove Park, visit www.travelinescotland.com to plan your journey. Walk/Cycle Kelvingrove Park is approx 30 minute walk from the city centre and a 10 minute cycle. Check out nextbike.co.uk for details on City Centre Bike Hire and cycle parking on Grey Street and at Kelvingrove Art Museum


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is the Parade? The parade gathers from 11am at Clyde Place leaving at 12:00pm Sharp! The Parade is free for individuals to take part. Businesses and community groups are ask to register in advance.

What can’t I take into Pride? Bag and body searches are in operation at the festival entrance and the following cannot be brought into the site with you Its summertime in Scotland so Alcohol or Glass bottles (unopened soft be prepared for 4 seasons in one • drinks and water are permitted) day. Check the weather before Drugs, Illegal Substances, Legal Highs you head to the event and bring • plenty of sun cream, an umbrella including poppers • Knifes/Firearms/Weapons of any and some removable layers! description Where/When is Pride Glasgow • Fireworks/Flares This year’s festival has moved to Kelvingrove Park in the West end of the city, the festival starts at 12pm and finishes at 10pm on Saturday 14th and from 12pm – 6pm on Sunday 15th Join us from 6pm – late for the Steps afterparty featuring a full concert perform from pop legends Steps!

When is the Parade? The parade gathers from 11am at Clyde Place leaving at 12:00pm Sharp! The Parade is free for individuals to take part. Businesses and community groups are ask to register in advance. Can I bring my own food? Yes you can, but we will have several wonderful food outlets on-site who have all supported Pride by attending the day to sell you some yummy food.


Where can I see the Stage Times? Timings for all artists are on our website. How do I pick up my wristband / exchange my ticket / buy one. Check out the Wristband and ticket information on page 11 Is Pride family friendly/open to non LGBTI people? We welcome everyone to Pride you don’t need to be LGBTI+ people to attend the event, we welcome everyone including families there is a dedicated Family Area full of activities. We also have family orientated groups in the community expo and a dedicated youth area for older young people. Are Dogs Allowed? Be it a German shepherd, dachshund, bulldog however your dog identifies they are welcome to join in the fun of Pride! Just keep them on a lead, clean up after them and ensure they have food and water. Remember the festival does get busy so please consider your dog’s welfare before bringing them.

Is the site accessible? check the accessibility page on our website to find out more on the accessibility of the festival. Where and when is the Pride afterparty? When the main event finishes at 6pm on Sunday an official afterpary will take place on the festival site including a full concert performance from pop legends Steps. Tickets are available from our website. Where does the money go? We work hard year round to generate the necessary income to put on the festival, its costs around £150,000 a year to make the festival happen including on costs you might not realise like venue hire, policing, licence fees and the income from this comes from sponsorship, stalls, advertising and ticket sales. All money raised is put back into the charity that runs pride and helps fund the following year’s festival alongside our Pride Life Volunteer Programme and Pride Community projects.


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THANK YOU

Burnside Medical Services for donating their time and services in providing first aid cover for the festival. Serentiy Security for keeping people and the festival safe!

Many people and organisations are involved in making sure the festival is a success and we would like to thank all of them for their hardwork and effort to make Pride Glasgow what it is. Particular thanks goes to: Our Sponsors and Partners who help ensure the event can happen through their support. All our advertisers and stall holders who help fund the festival through their advertising or stalls at the festival

All our volunteers who help make the event happen who’s roles include operating the Box Office, looking after acts, helping stallholders get setup, stewarding the event and much more. Without you there wouldn’t be an event! All the performers and hosts on both stages for providing us with amazing entertainment. The Equality Network for your continued support on the parade and ensuring the issues that affect the LGBT+ community the most are highlighted. And finally to YOU! for coming along and taking part. We hope you have an enjoya-


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